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Veterans Day Parade

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The Inter-Mountain photo by Brad Johnson Members of Pure Country Twirlettes say ‘thank you’ to our local veterans for their service during the Veterans Day Parade in downtown Elkins Saturday afternoon. A Veterans Day ceremony is set for 11 a.m. today at the Veterans Memorial Intersection ...

Cook honors Vietnam War heroes with tribute

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Editor’s Note: This is the final article in The Inter-Mountain’s Unsung Heroes series for 2019. Welcome home, Vietnam War brothers and sisters. This article is intended for a variety of audiences; Vietnam War Veterans, family members and Gold Star Mothers. Other organizations, agencies, ...

Pancake Breakfast Benefit

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Submitted photo The Tygart Valley Scottish Rite Masons held their fall benefit pancake breakfast at Applebees on Nov. 2. Proceeds from this event are used for the club’s local charity events. The club thanks all who patronized the event.

General speaks about veterans’ mental health

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ELKINS — Brigadier General Christopher Walker, Assistant Adjutant General and Commander of the West Virginia Air National Guard, spoke to veterans and their families about the importance of mental health in the military at the Veterans Day Dinner hosted by H.W. Daniels American Legion Post 29 ...

Man arrested in theft incident

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BUCKHANNON — The Buckhannon Police Department has made an arrest in a theft from West Virginia Split Rail in April. Michael S. Brugnoli, 48, of Hepzibah, was arrested for entering without breaking, a felony. On April 21, Sgt. Tom Posey responded to West Virginia Split Rail in reference ...

Reporter’s Notebook: Lessons from Kentucky

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Can we extrapolate any lessons for West Virginia from the recent elections in Kentucky? Yes and no. According to unofficial election results, incumbent Republican Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin lost re-election to state Attorney General Andy Beshear in a close race. Beshear had 49.2 percent ...

Commission defunds Randolph Co. CVB

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ELKINS — The Randolph County Commission voted this week to completely defund the Randolph County Convention & Visitors Bureau. The Randolph County Convention & Visitors Bureau is the oldest of the three CVBs in the county, the other two being the Elkins Depot Welcome Center in ...

AG Morrisey’s lawsuit against diocese stayed

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CHARLESTON — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey said he welcomes guidance from the West Virginia Supreme Court after a judge issued an order to dismiss Morrisey’s suit against the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston. Wood County Circuit Judge J.D. Beane granted a motion brought by the diocese to ...

Midland Elementary students gather garments for homeless

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ELKINS — The recently elected Midland Elementary Student Council gathered socks to donate to the Randolph County Homeless Shelter during the month of “Socktober.” Leah Shepler, teacher and Student Council advisor for Midland, helped organize the first-year fundraiser. “It was a ...

Randolph County Property Transfers

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The following deeds were recorded in the county clerk’s office: On Oct. 8, Janet M. Miller to W. Jack Dennison and Mary Ross Post, parcels of land situated on the waters of Red Creek lying and being in the Dry Fork District, $100. On Oct. 21, Teresa Evans to Aaron Martinez and Amanda ...

Local students earn Shepherd University scholarships

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SHEPHERDSTOWN — The following students have been awarded privately funded scholarships from the Shepherd University Foundation. The Foundation will provide more than $2.5 million in student, faculty, and program support for the 2019-2020 academic year. Located in West Virginia’s Eastern ...

Elkins City Hall News

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This Monday the City of Elkins will celebrate Veterans Day, along with the rest of the nation, by giving thanks to all those who have served our country in war or peace. In observance of the holiday, City Hall will be closed; however, garbage service will run on the regular schedule. City Hall ...

Upshur teacher earns state award

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TENNERTON — From simulating mustard gas to show students what soldiers experienced in World War I, setting up an assembly line to teach about the Industrial Revolution, reviving the school’s social studies fair and much more, West Virginia’s 2019-20 Milken Educator engages students in ...

Seven speak out against rate increase

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ELKINS — Seven residents spoke in protest against a proposed sewer rate increase during a public hearing before Thursday’s Elkins City Council meeting. Council approved on first reading Oct. 17 a proposed 21.5% increase in the rates for sewage and sewage disposal services. The second and ...