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West Virginia launches new scholarship

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CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission (Commission) recently launched the online application for its newest and most-prestigious state scholarship, which is aimed at addressing critical teacher shortages in math, science, elementary education and special education. ...

D&E Debate Society has success at tournament

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ELKINS — Five members of the Davis & Elkins College Debate Society garnered awards at the Lafayette College OCHOIE Tournament. Thaddaus Breckenridge, a junior from Beckley, wona top speaker in the IPDA division, besting students from Marshall University, Liberty University, St. ...

Elkins Purple Majesties Red Hats host luncheon

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ELKINS — The Elkins Purple Majesties Red Hats met Nov. 11 at the Elks Club in Elkins. Queen Mother BJ McKenzie presided over the meeting. The event was hosted by Charlotte Thomas, Gerri Rosencrance and Susan Channell. Thank you, ladies, for a wonderful job. The affair began with ...

The Millers appearing at Tygart Valley Ministries

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The Millers, a southern gospel trio based in Winchester, Virginia, but first formed in Elkins 20 years ago, will be appearing in the Elkins area Sunday, Nov. 17, at Tygart Valley Ministries Beverly Community Church, 496 Main Street in Beverly. The service will start at 6 p.m. and Curly ...

D&E Day of Dance features workshops, performance

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ELKINS — Davis & Elkins College will welcome local artists, alumni and special guest Jabari Exum who will share their talents for the D&E Day of Dance from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Myles Center for the Arts Creative Commons. The event is presented by the D&E Division of ...

Paying Tribute

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ELKINS — Twenty-three local military veterans were honored during The Inter-Mountain’s 2019 Unsung Heroes Reception Wednesday afternoon at the Randolph County Senior Center. The Inter-Mountain’s Unsung Heroes series of articles — which just completed its third year — features area ...

House begins public hearings

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WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time, the Democrats’ case for President Donald Trump’s impeachment streamed from Americans’ TVs Wednesday, including a new contention that he was overheard asking about political “investigations” that he demanded from Ukraine in trade for military ...

Commission to interview prosecutor applicant

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BUCKHANNON — The Upshur County Commission is set to interview one applicant today to fill the unexpired term of Upshur County Prosecuting Attorney. Bryan Hinkle, currently an assistant prosecutor in Lewis County, was the lone applicant to apply for the position, county administrator Carrie ...

Elkins Middle School announces honor roll

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ELKINS — Administrators at Elkins Middle School have announced the names of students who made the honor roll for the first nine-week grading period. Those earning the distinction for the Honor Roll are: Eighth grade — Emma K. Arbogast-Morgan, Alexandra Barrickman, Lacora N. Becker, ...

College students help make a difference at Camp Horshoe

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CAMP HORSESHOE, PARSONS — College students looking to put their skills to good use will want to check out Camp Horseshoe. We’re looking for college-age students who want to use their skills, energy, and passion for shaping a better world by influencing today’s teens and ...

Snowshoe Foundation’s Holiday Toy Drive begins

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SNOWSHOE — The Snowshoe Foundation’s 2019 Holiday Toy Drive campaign is now underway. Direct donations to purchase new toys for local children are being accepted online at: snowshoefoundation.org/toy-drive. Many local families can use a helping hand, especially during the holiday season. ...

Trump’s public impeachment process begins

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CHARLESTON — With the start of the public impeachment inquiry today of President Donald Trump, one of West Virginia’s U.S. senators said she will be watching with interest. The House Intelligence Committee will meet at 10 a.m. today and will hear sworn testimony from Bill Taylor, acting ...

FRN slated to create health and wellness closets

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ELKINS — The Randolph County Family Resource Network is set to donate items to create health and wellness closets in Randolph County Schools. The RCFRN will present these items to each school and the Randolph Technical Center during a special celebration event at the Phil Gainer Community ...

Post 29 commander talks history, future

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ELKINS — H. W. Daniels American Legion Post 29 Commander Donnie Lambert spoke to the Elkins Rotary Club this week about the history and future of his organization. “I am the post’s youngest commander. I took command when I was 22-years-old,” he said. “I was out of college for ...

Main Street announces winners of Holiday Window Display Contest

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ELKINS — Elkins Main Street recently announced the winners of their annual Holiday Window Display Contest. In first place was Panhandle Support Services with their fully immersive window display that features a gingerbread house, the “Grinch” and “Cindy Lou Who.” Amy ...

Capito announces EDA infrastructure grants

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SCOTT DEPOT — Flanked by red, white and blue Peterbilt semi-trucks, more than $7 million in federal grant funding for infrastructure projects around the state was announced Monday in an awards ceremony in Putnam County by U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va. “We’re announcing ...