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Grant will fund replacing jail roof

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ELKINS — The Randolph County Commission voted Thursday to sign a contract in order to use grant funds to replace the jail roof. Commission President Mark Scott said the county received preliminary approval of $100,000 from the Courthouse Facilities Improvement Authority for the third ...

Woman donates 700 items to food pantry

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Editor’s note: The Inter-Mountain’s Comfort and Joy series will continue in each edition leading up to Christmas Eve. BUCKHANNON — A Buckhannon woman used her birthday this year to give to an organization that helps others. Rhonda Cerullo said, “Christmas is about Jesus. He is the ...

ERCC recognizes employees for years of service

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ELKINS — Elkins Rehabilitation & Care Center honored 18 employees for providing complete compassionate care at the Seventh Annual Employee Recognition Appreciation Awards ceremony. The 18 recognized employees represent a combined total of 235 years of service at ERCC, Administrator Tara ...

Humane Society receives donation in cat’s memory

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ELKINS—For the second year in a row, the animals at the Randolph County Humane Society will receive a visit from Santa thanks to the efforts of two local hotels in memory of their beloved cat, TJ. The elves at the Elkins Inn and Suites and its sister hotel, the Iron Road Inn have been busy ...

Rotary Discussion

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The Inter-Mountain photo by Haley Gordon Elkins City Clerk Jessica Sutton told the Elkins Rotary Club this week about progress regarding the city’s 2018-2023 Strategic Plan. The plan was implemented about 14 months ago, and Sutton has been reaching out to the community through various ...

Fruit Baskets Donation

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Submitted photo Above from left are Save A Lot employees Kelly Hatton, Butch Alt, Manager Larry Shiflett and Ladies Group member Margaret Brown. Every year the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church Ladies Missionary Group delivers fruit baskets throughout the community to those who might need that little ...

WVWC’s Hamrick published in Undergraduate Economic Review

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BUCKHANNON — Karli Hamrick, a 2019 West Virginia Wesleyan College economics and marketing graduate and MBA degree candidate, has been published in the Undergraduate Economic Review that is supported by the Department of Economics and The Ames Library at Illinois Wesleyan University. The ...

Shopping in the Snow and Cold

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The Inter-Mountain photo by Eliana McCutcheon Don Fortney and Susan Heckler brave the snow and cold weather as they Christmas shop in downtown Elkins Wednesday.

President Trump impeached by House

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday night, becoming only the third American chief executive to be formally charged under the Constitution’s ultimate remedy for high crimes and misdemeanors. The historic vote split along ...

Elkins to vote on annexing ‘donut holes’

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ELKINS — Elkins City Council will vote tonight on annexing three “donut hole” properties to officially make them part of the city of Elkins. Ordinance 268 is concerned with annexing the old Texaco station on Harrison Avenue, as well as a small strip of the road itself that’s ...

Toys for Tots brightening kids’ holidays

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Editor’s note: The Inter-Mountain’s Comfort and Joy series will continue in each edition leading up to Christmas Eve. ELKINS - The local Toys for Tots program will be making Christmas a special day for many children in the area this year by distributing toys to families in need. Elkins ...

Student athletes volunteer for flood relief

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BUCKHANNON — A group of 15 student-athletes and a coach from West Virginia Wesleyan College (WVWC) recently traveled south to help with ongoing relief efforts in West Virginia from the devastating June 2016 flood. Representing women’s softball, track & field, and women’s lacrosse, ...

D&E launching digital media minor, preparing for new website

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ELKINS — As digital technology continues to become more a part of our daily lives, Davis & Elkins College will stay ahead of the game with a new course of study for students and a brand new, more user-friendly College website, thanks to friends of the College Doug and Gay Lane who ...

CSB releases final report on explosions

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released its final investigation report on two pressure vessel explosions that occurred at the Midland Resource Recovery (MRR) facility in Philippi. Two workers were fatally injured, and another was severely injured during the first ...

Purple Majesties Red Hats Gather

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Submitted photo Forty-seven members of The Elkins Purple Majesties Red Hats gathered at the Elks Club on Dec. 9 for their annual Christmas dinner/party. Queen Mother BJ McKenzie presided over the meeting. The event was hosted by present and past queens, including present QM BJ and past queens ...

Big Buck Photo Contest Winner

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The Inter-Mountain photo by Haley Gordon Paige Vandevender, at left, the winner of the 2019 Inter-Mountain Big Buck Photo Contest, claims her prize from business office manager Marcia Myers. Vandevender’s buck was an 8-point with a 4-inch spread.

Heavy Rains Wash Out Roads

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The Inter-Mountain photo by Brooke Hinzman Heavy rains on Monday night and Tuesday washed out several local roads. Above, Evans Road, located on Kelly Mountain, was closed by authorities on Tuesday due to flooding.

Remains of local Korean War veteran identified

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WASHINGTON — The remains of a soldier native to Randolph County who was killed during the Korean War have been identified, almost 70 years after he was reported missing. The remains of Army Corporal Jackey D. Blosser were accounted for on Nov. 12, according to a release from the Defense ...

Renovations underway at Elkins City Hall

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ELKINS — Elkins City Council has announced renovations of the council chambers at City Hall are underway. “We’ve been talking about this for a while,” said Jessica Sutton, Elkins City Clerk. “Several years ago we actually changed the configuration of the existing furniture to try to ...

D&E students bring holiday cheer to schools

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Editor’s note: The Inter-Mountain’s Comfort and Joy series will continue in each edition leading up to Christmas Eve. ELKINS — Davis & Elkins College students came bearing gifts and good tidings to two area elementary schools for the annual Student Assembly Holiday Outreach. The ...