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Saturday Apr 12 | The Inter-Mountain

Country is facing many challenge...

One article was about a Meet the Candidates forum in Barbour County, and the other was about Buckhannon City Council discussing who should be responsible for the clean-up of meth-contaminated properties.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Philip Barbour High School evacuated

According to Philippi Police Chief Jeff Walters, local police agencies responded to a bomb threat at the high school at 2 p.m. Friday.

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Related Topix: Morgantown, WV, Philippi, WV

The Inter-Mountain

PBHS evacuated for bomb threat

A bomb threat was reported at Philip Barbour High School at about 2 p.m., police said.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Philippi Art Stroll kicks off April 29

"From visual artists working in pastels, oils, multiple media, finger paints, pencils and photography to musical artists celebrating blue grass, easy listening and traditional music to artisans working with needle crafts and fabric, quilting, jewelry and whimsical bling to literary artists expressing themselves in prose and poetry, to tap dancers ... (more)

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Related Topix: Arts, Photography

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Man arrested after incident during party

A Moatsville man is facing a malicious wounding charge after allegedly striking his brother with a truck during a party.

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Related Topix: Moatsville, WV

The Inter-Mountain

Barbour man hurt in farm accident

A man was flown to a Morgantown hospital after being trapped between a tree and a tractor Monday afternoon, officials said.

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Related Topix: Valley Furnace, WV

Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Police look to restore faith

Officers from all of Barbour County's law enforcement agencies will soon gather to renew a mutual assistance agreement in an effort to restore the community's faith in the local police.

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Related Topix: Belington, WV, Junior, WV

Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Michael Coen

Michael Duane Coen, 73, a resident of Elkins, departed this life early Saturday morning, March 29, 2014, in Barbour County Good Samaritan Center at Belington.

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Related Topix: Elkins, WV, Belington, WV, Beverly, WV, US Military, US Navy, US News

Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Weaving away the weekend

A total of 65 basket and seat weavers convened at the Belington Volunteer Fire Department Friday and Saturday for an annual weekend weaving class hosted by the Mountain Heritage Basket Weaver's Guild.

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Related Topix: Belington, WV, Elkins, WV

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Lincoln Journal

City repeals ordinance to encourage Tomblin

One of the several bills that Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has to review and ultimately either sign into law or reject it with a veto is SB317 that contains provisions to force municipalities to allow concealed-carry firearms in city recreation centers which is something city officials, particularly in the state's largest city, strongly oppose.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin, Guns, Charleston, WV, Kanawha County, WV

Wed Mar 26, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Volunteers sought to - party in the dark'

New Vision Renewable Energy, Alderson Broaddus University NOVO, Sodexo Food Service and the Barbour County Ministerial Association will host their second annual Party in the Dark on Earth Hour from 8-9 p.m. Saturday in Heiner Hall at Alderson Broaddus University.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alderson, WV, Philippi, WV

Tue Mar 25, 2014

West Virginia Metro

Wesleyan official: Sunday fight started with 'attack'

The spokesperson for West Virginia Wesleyan said he believes Wesleyan's students "acted responsibly" during a fight outside of a fraternity house in Buckhannon early Sunday morning.

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Related Topix: Buckhannon, WV, Kappa Alpha Order, Student Society, Fraternities, Alderson, WV

Mon Mar 24, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Libraries ask for continued support

Barbour County librarians have been visiting their local government agencies this month to explain the services they provide and ask for financial support.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Belington, WV, Life, Hobbies, Genealogy

The Inter-Mountain

Democratic candidates discuss issues

Democratic candidates seeking election to various government agencies gathered at the Union Community Building in Barbour County Friday night for a special forum hosted by the Barbour County Democratic Committee.

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Related Topix: Randolph County, WV, Home Listing, Home

The Inter-Mountain

Capito speaks at Barbour dinner

Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito, who is running this election year for a seat on the U.S. Senate, spoke to the large audience and appeared pleased with the turnout.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Healthcare Law, Law, Social Security, Personal Finance

Sun Mar 23, 2014

Martinsburg Journal

Concealed-carry bill faces uncertain future

One of the several bills that Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has to review and ultimately either sign into law or reject it with a veto is SB317 that contains provisions to force municipalities to allow concealed-carry firearms in city recreation centers, which is something city officials, particularly in the state's largest city, strongly oppose.

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Related Topix: Guns, US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin, Charleston, WV, Kanawha County, WV

Sat Mar 22, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

New Barbour sheriff takes oath

Including the newly appointed sheriff, seven law enforcement officers and four tax deputies were all sworn in Friday as part of what one official said was an effort by the Barbour County Sheriff's Department to regain the public's trust.

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Mon Mar 17, 2014

West Virginia Metro

One month of instruction lost to winter weather in Barbour County

A West Virginia school superintendent has had to call off school 22 times this school year because of the weather but he's not sure school calendar changes starting next school year will make things better.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

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