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13 hrs ago | The Inter-Mountain

Severe weather causes power outages

Sunday evening's severe thunderstorm with heavy winds knocked out power for approximately 2,250 residents in Randolph and Barbour counties, according to Greg Hefner, spokesman for Mon Power.

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Related Topix: Weather, Barbour County, WV, Belington, WV, Philippi, WV, Bowden, WV

22 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

Harman students may have to begin school year in Elkins

It appears there's a growing chance that students at Harman School in Randolph County will have to begin the new school year at schools in Elkins because of a structure problem at their school.

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Related Topix: Elkins, WV, Harman, WV, Education Etc.

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Dorothy - Dot' Taylor

Dorothy Elizabeth Cox "Dot" Taylor, 88, a resident of Elkins, departed this life Friday, July 25, 2014, at the Elkins Rehabilitation & Care Center at Elkins.

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Related Topix: Elkins, WV

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Cause found in firearm case

The case of a Valley Head man charged with possessing a firearm as a convicted felon will go to the grand jury.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Items donated to United Way Auction

Items are already being donated to the Randolph County United Way Kickoff Auction, slated for 9:30 a.m. Aug. 23 at the Randolph County Community Arts Center.

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Related Topix: West Virginia University, Elkins, WV, Helvetia, WV

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

George: Harman School deemed unsafe

Superintendent of Schools Terry George is asking the Randolph County Board of Education to develop a plan to relocate Harman School students until repairs can be made to the school's collapsed ceiling.

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Related Topix: Harman, WV

The Inter-Mountain

AG meets with area residents

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey made stops in Elkins and Parsons Wednesday, continuing his whistlestop tour of every county in West Virginia.

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Related Topix: West Virginia, Elkins, WV, Tucker County, WV, Kanawha County, WV, Logan County, WV

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Man jailed in sex case

A Belington man is being held at Tygart Valley Regional Jail on a $50,000 cash or surety bond after being charged with sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl.

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Related Topix: Belington, WV, Elkins, WV, Barbour County, WV

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

BOE to tour Harman School damage

About 40 concerned parents, teachers and residents attended the Randolph County Board of Education's meeting Tuesday seeking information about Harman School - only to leave with more questions than answers.

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Related Topix: Harman, WV, Clarksburg, WV

Mon Jul 21, 2014

West Virginia Metro

Two-vehicle accident results in fatality in Randolph County

Betty L. Ramsey, 85, passed away from chest trauma after a vehicle ran into the back of the Cadillac STS she was a passenger in.

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The Inter-Mountain

Officials dedicate bridge to Cecil Kittle

HUTTONSVILLE?- The skies were cloudy and rain fell, but that did not deter the many friends, family and officials who came out to honor a hometown hero on Saturday at the former Becky's Creek Bridge near Huttonsville.

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Related Topix: Huttonsville, WV, US Military, US Army

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Boos & Applause

Applause to the events and donations helping the Elkins-Randolph County YMCA?achieve its $500,000 fundraising goal for the pool renovation project.

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Related Topix: Thomas, WV, Life, Charity , Huttonsville, WV, Upshur County, WV

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Auto Accident

Three people were injured in a two-vehicle accident on U.S. Route 33 at the Crystal Springs exit at about noon Friday, officials said.

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The Inter-Mountain

Trumpeteers announced

The 78th Mountain State Forest Festival has announced the selection of Royal Trumpeteers Alex Mach, Dylan Winans, Erik Winans and Erica Woods.

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Related Topix: Elkins, WV, Rachel, WV, Huttonsville, WV, Mill Creek, WV

The Inter-Mountain

County, city announce Armory deal

The Randolph County Commission and Elkins City Council announced Thursday that a deal had been reached to purchase the former Elkins National Guard Armory.

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Related Topix: Elkins, WV

The Inter-Mountain

Trial date set in TVHS stabbing

Trial dates were set for a Dailey man accused in a fatal stabbing at Tygarts Valley High School, while the case of an elderly Kerens man charged with shooting his wife to death was continued Thursday in Randolph County Circuit Court.

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Related Topix: Dailey, WV, Hawkins, Chemicals, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

EHS teacher charged with soliciting a minor student

Donald A. Johnson, 34, of 633 Central St., Elkins, was arraigned Thursday before Randolph County Chief Magistrate Benjamin Shepler, who set Johnson's bond at $75,000 cash only.

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Related Topix: Elkins, WV

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Association proposes county fire fee

The Randolph County Fire Protection Association is working to establish a county-wide fire fee to help nine volunteer fire departments extinguish the rising costs of operations.

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Related Topix: Fire, Elkins, WV, Huttonsville, WV, Harman, WV, Whitmer, WV

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Bank donates to YMCA pool project

The Elkins-Randolph County YMCA has been on a campaign to raise $500,000 needed to make necessary repairs to the pool roof and wear and tear on the facility because of humidity and age.

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Related Topix: Thomas, WV

Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Area prospector has new book

Diamonds aren't the first gem that usually comes to mind when thinking about prospecting in West Virginia, but one soon-to-be retired prospector living on the border of Randolph County near both Barbour and Upshur counties said he has traveled through Virginia and the Mountain State and found such rare gems.

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Related Topix: West Virginia, Barbour County, WV, Upshur County, WV, Libraries

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