Randolph County, WV

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Woman arrested, accused of swinging machete at her sister

VALLEY HEAD — A Randolph County woman was arrested after allegedly swinging a machete at her sister. Lisa Lang, 48, was charged with domestic assault. She is lodged in the Tygart Valley Regional Jail on a $1,000 cash-only bond after officers responded to a call on Waretown Lane Monday night.
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Two accused of trying to steal dirt bike

VALLEY BEND — Two individuals were arrested after allegedly attempting to steal a dirt bike in the Helvetia area of Randolph County Tuesday. Daniel Nunez, 24, and Juan Rondon, 21, have both been charged with grand larceny and conspiracy in connection with the incident. Both men were arrested and taken...
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Master Gardeners volunteer at school

On June 7, Master Gardeners of Randolph/Tucker/Upshur Counties volunteered at Tucker County High School. Teacher Paul Pennington requested help potting chrysanthemums to grow over the summer months. Master Gardeners filled pots with soil, transported them to the greenhouse, inserted the mum seedlings into the pots and watered them. About 500...
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Toms honored during celebration

MILL CREEK — Belinda Toms was honored during a special celebration Monday evening for her 35 years of service with Tyrand Cooperative Ministries. Toms, who is the executive director of Tyrand, was treated to a gathering of colleagues, family, and friends at the organizations’ complex on the Back Road in Mill Creek. Alll came out to honor and pay their respects to a woman who has helped make a difference for the community in Randolph County.
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$100K bonds set in drug bust arrests

ELKINS — Cash-only $100,000 bonds were set Tuesday for each of the three individuals arrested Monday in connection to the largest methamphetamine seizure in Elkins Police Department history. Eric Lynn Armstrong, 38, Roger Lee Ware, 43, and Krystal Ann Dellagatta, 30, were all transported to Tygart Valley Regional Jail after...
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Wanda Jean Tackett Shreve

Wanda Jean Tackett Shreve, 65, a resident of Mill Creek, passed from this life Sunday, June 20, 2021, at home surrounded by family and under the care of West Virginia Caring. Wanda was born Thursday, March 8, 1956, in Elkins, a daughter of the late Robert “Bob” Tackett and Addie Mae Lanham Tackett.
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Darius Franklin Leary

Darius Franklin Leary, 86, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life Saturday, June 19, 2021, at Hospice Care Inpatient Center in Elkins surrounded by his family. Darius was born Monday, Feb, 25, 1935, at Weaver, a son of the late George Leary and Melissa Crookshank Leary. Left to cherish...
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220 volunteers participate in Tygart Valley United Way Day of Action

ELKINS — Thousands of volunteers across the globe came together on Monday to take part in the third-annual United Way Day of Action. Locally, more than 220 volunteers gathered at Elkins City Park for the Tygart Valley United Way event Monday. The volunteers took part in a free lunch and a short meeting before embarking to numerous locations to provide renovation and beautification work. Each volunteer was given a T-shirt and the work was scheduled was from noon to 4 p.m.
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COVID-19 variant worries local officials

ELKINS — Local health officials are growing increasingly concerned about a new coronavirus variant that was first spotted in India and is making its way across the United States. The Delta variant is said to be 60 percent more transmissible, is more contagious than other COVID-19 strains. Even though no...
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Task force focusing on drugs and homelessness

ELKINS — The Elkins Addiction and Homelessness Task Force gave an update to the Randolph County Commission during its regular meeting at the James Cain Courthouse Annex. The initiative, which was started by Elkins Mayor Jerry Marco, has been working to put together a list of “action items” in moving forward with the program.
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Heavy storms lead to local power outages

ELKINS — A day that began with sunshine made a turn for the worse in the afternoon as severe thunderstorms swept through most of the region Monday. Heavy rain and high winds resulted in downed trees and power outages were reported throughout most of the area. Randolph County reported 715...
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Lana Susan Vance

Lana Susan Vance, 70, a resident of Beverly, passed from this life Monday, June 21, 2021, at home surrounded by family and under the care of Mountain Hospice. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements for Lana Susan...
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Wanda Jean Tackett Shreve

Wanda Jean Tackett Shreve, 65, a resident of Mill Creek, passed from this life Sunday, June 20, 2021, at home surrounded by family and under the care of West Virginia Caring. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements...
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Darius Franklin Leary

Darius Franklin Leary, 86, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life Saturday, June 19, 2021, at the West Virginia Caring Hospice Inpatient Center in Elkins. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements for Darius Franklin Leary. Send...
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Sandra ‘Sandy’ Kay Matheny Yokum

Sandra “Sandy” Kay Matheny Yokum, 77, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life Saturday, June 19, 2021, at home with family by her side and under the care of West Virginia Hospice. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been entrusted with...
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Elbert ‘Lee’ Fincham

Elbert “Lee” Fincham, 90, a resident of Dailey, passed from this life Monday, June 14, 2021, at the West Virginia Caring Inpatient Center in Elkins. Visitation will be held at the Randolph Funeral Home Monday, June 21, 2021, from noon until 1 p.m., the funeral hour. Rev. Randy Long will officiate and interment will follow in Fincham Chapel Cemetery in Adolph.
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Randolph County Property Transfers

The following property transfers were recorded in the Randolph County Clerk’s office:. John M. Mullenax to Matt Cannon and Frances Cannon, 0.70 acre, Dry Fork District, $110,000. David Spessert to David Spessert and Linda Phillips, property, New Interest District, no monetary consideration. David Riddle and Jennifer Riddle to David Riddle,...
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Warner : ‘Don’t take for granted your right to vote’

ELKINS — West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner visited Davis & Elkins College to address citizens of American Legion Auxiliary West Virginia Rhododendron Girls State. Emphasizing that no one should ever take for granted their right to vote, Warner provided a history of voting rights starting with the 1700s when only property owners age 21 or older could cast a ballot to 1971 when the age limit was lowered to 18.
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Elbert ‘Lee’ Fincham

Elbert “Lee” Fincham, 90, a resident of Dailey, passed from this life Monday, June 14, 2021, at the West Virginia Caring Inpatient Center in Elkins. Lee was born Thursday, July 10, 1930, in Cassity, a son of the late Clarence Fincham and Mary Shiflett Fincham. On June 6, 1954, in...
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WVDNR surveys Gandy Creek to assess trout numbers

WHITMER — The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (WVDNR) recently surveyed Gandy Creek to assess trout numbers in one of the state’s most popular fishing streams. Biologists for the agency say their findings show there are still plenty of trout to catch in between stockings. “Gandy Creek might be...