Friday sees rain showers return; Weekend starts gloomy but ends on a great note
THE FOLLOWING ADVISORIES/WARNINGS HAVE BEEN ISSUED: Rain showers look to return later on this afternoon and overnight across both West Virginia and Virginia. While the lowlands will see scattered rain showers, it will be cold enough across the higher terrain in Pocahontas County, including the city of Snowshoe, where some mixing will occur, including a […]
The 64th Highland County Maple Festival
Monterey, VA – Virginia’s sweetest event of the year is almost here again! Nestled in the peaceful, rural mountains on the western border of the Commonwealth, travelers can take a step back in time for a cultural and culinary adventure at the county-wide Highland County Maple Festival during the second and third weekends of March. […] The post The 64th Highland County Maple Festival appeared first on The Virginian Review.
Zanesville man pleads guilty to federal charges, found with 151g meth at traffic stop
ELKINS, W.Va. — A Zanesville man has pleaded guilty to two federal drug charges. 51-year-old Arkmeem Vaughn admitted to conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and possession with intent to distribute meth. According to court documents, Elkins Police Officers conducted a traffic stop on Vaughn and his co-defendant, Cheryl Smith, in...
Two individuals facing federal charges for straw purchasing firearms
ELKINS, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Two people have been indicted on federal firearms charges by a Grand Jury sitting in Elkins. John Allen Shomo, age 52, of Coalton, West Virginia, was indicted for the straw purchase of a firearm and making a false statement in connection with the purchase of a firearm. According to court documents, […]
20 inmates indicted on additional charges in Randolph County
Indictments were returned against 30 people during the February 2024 Randolph County Grand Jury, including a work crew member who escaped in September and 19 inmates at Tygart Valley Regional Jail and Huttonsville Correctional Center.
40 & 8 Hardy County Voiture 1623 Grants Scholarships To Eastern WVCTC Nursing Students
MOOREFIELD, W.Va. – On Tuesday, February 27, 2024, Jeff Fraley, director of nursing education, Warren Kessel, and Ken Bransky, representatives from 40 & 8 Hardy County Voiture 1623, presented four $500 checks from their nursing scholarship to Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College nursing students. The nursing student recipients were Michelle Adkins of Pendleton County, Jodee Crites of Grant County, Crystal Goodwater of Hampshire County, and Whitney Simon of Hardy County. “I am honored and extremely thankful to have been awarded the 40 & 8 scholarship,” said Crites, “As a single mom of two little girls, this money will not only help me but also benefit my daughters while I work towards my nursing degree. I hope that they see that through hard work and dedication, they too will be able to make their dreams come true.”
New Bookstore and Event Center Coming to Elkins
ELKINS, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Elkins is welcoming a literary haven with the grand opening of Alexandria on Main on March 2, 2024. Situated at 119 3rd Street, this new bookstore and event space promises to enrich the community’s cultural landscape, as highlighted in a recent press release. Owner Becca McCracken, known affectionately as “Becca the […]
Today the gas price is close to $3.19 in Huttonsville as of 2024-03-01. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Friday is $3.331, a week ago the price is $3.267 , according to AAA.
Local High School Senior, Josiah Church-Corley, Awarded Prestigious Emerging Leaders Scholarship
Josiah Church-Corley, a senior at Robert C. Byrd High School, has received the Citizens Bank of West Virginia Emerging Leaders Scholarship for Davis & Elkins College. The scholarship, valued at $10,000 annually, will amount to $40,000 over four years. It is a collaborative effort between Davis & Elkins, Citizens Bank of West Virginia, and WDTV, available to all 2024 West Virginia high school graduates with a GPA of 3.25 or above.
Farewell to Dr. Rosemary Thomas: Reflecting on Her Tenure at Davis & Elkins College and Future at Chowan University
Dr. Rosemary Thomas, the incoming President of Chowan University in North Carolina, will conclude her tenure at Davis & Elkins College (D&E) on March 1, 2024. Since July 2017, Dr. Thomas has served D&E, most recently as Executive Vice President. Her experience at D&E has prepared her for her new role at Chowan University.
Six Must-Try Pizzas in Elkins: A Foodie's Guide
In this article, we explore six fantastic pizzerias in Elkins. Have you had the chance to taste any of their delicious offerings? If you have, we would love to hear your thoughts! Please feel free to share your experiences in the comments section below.
5 Maple Syrup Festivals Where You Can Have Sweet Weekend Fun
Savor something sweet this season at these festivals that only happen this time of year. Producing maple syrup, though technically simple, is a historied art form that dates back thousands of years in North America. Making everyone’s favorite pancake condiment signals the end of winter, beginning the steady march toward warmer weather. Making maple syrup is a process that can only happen at this time of year when temperatures fall below freezing at night yet rise above freezing during the day. And this is when you’ll find those involved in producing maple syrup holding festivals. Here’s a sampling of when they are happening.
Swim Dives Into A State Title
Elkins began the season off with multiple meets and difficult practices. Although it was a challenge, the girls team finished their undefeated season with a state title. As the team left on Wednesday, the drumline and their peers all gathered in the hallway to send them off to Morgantown. The...
Elkins, February 28 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Philip Barbour High School basketball team will have a game with Elkins High School on February 28, 2024, 18:00:00 CST. ALWAYS WANTED TO DUNK LIKE A TOTAL BADASS, OR DEVELOP ROCK-SOLID WORK ETHIC....
Lane Restriction on County Route 21/13, Cecil’s Ridge Road, to Begin Tuesday, February 27, 2024
County Route 21, Cecil’s Ridge Road, will be restricted to one lane from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. beginning Tuesday, February 27, 2024, through Tuesday, April 15, 2024, for slip repair. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers. Motorists are advised to reduce speech and expect delays. Alternate Routes: Use...
The gas price fluctuate between $2.94 and $2.99 in Elkins as of 2024-02-26. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.264, a week ago the price is $3.279 , according to AAA.
Battlers Knob LLC opens on old Alderson Broaddus campus
After being sold to an Elkins businessman back in January, the old campus of Alderson Broaddus University has reopened as Battlers Knob LLC.
Bath upsets Highland in district first round; Clinch regional playoff spot
MONTEREY – After two regular season Pioneer District losses to Highland, the third time was a charm and on a much bigger stage as Bath County upset the 4-seeded Rams 59-53 in the first round of the district tournament on Monday, February 12th. Even bigger for the 5-seeded Chargers, the first-round win over HHS clinched […] The post Bath upsets Highland in district first round; Clinch regional playoff spot appeared first on The Virginian Review.
Two charged for unlawful possession of firearms
ELKINS, W.Va (WDTV) - Two men in Elkins, West Virginia, have been charged with federal violations related to firearm usage. 35-year-old Wesley Haggerty of Cabins, WV, was indicted for unlawful possession of a firearm. According to court documents, Haggerty was previously convicted of multiple domestic violence, burglary, and drug charges,...
Charlie Obaugh Auto Group Student Athlete of the Week: Dillon and Dusty Smith
HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - It’s not often you meet a pair of twins who excel both in their athletics and academics, but Pendleton County’s Dillon and Dusty Smith aren’t any normal brothers. Both brothers continue to excel in both areas, maintaining a 4.0 gpa while contributing in...