Friday Jul 25
Boos & Applause
Editor's note: During the course of a week, issues are covered that might not lend themselves to full editorial comment, but they are worthy of The Inter-Mountain weighing in - pro, con or neutral.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Officials seek funds for dike repairs
Officials discovered a hole in the Pulp Mill Bottom Dike in Parsons during the July 4 weekend, and county, state and federal agencies are now working together to ensure the damage is repaired and residents are safe.
Morrisey advocates transparency
As the state's chief legal officer, Attorney General Patrick Morrisey sees the economic climate in West Virginia as a top priority for his office.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Earlier schedule OK'd for North School
The Randolph Board of Education approved a schedule change for North Elementary School Tuesday, despite impassioned pleas from parents opposed to the earlier start time.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Purple Majesties meet at Canaan
The newly renovated Canaan Valley Lodge was the venue for the Elkins Purple Majesties monthly luncheon.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Poker Run on Allegheny Highlands Trail planned
The Highland Park, Montrose and Parsons trailheads along the Allegheny Highlands Trail that reaches from Elkins to Hendricks will be the focal points for a summertime fun ride and Poker Run starting at 10 a.m. Saturday.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Robert James "Bob" Schoonover, 74, a former resident of Tucker County, a resident of Elkins and former president and C.E.O. of Citizens National Bank, departed this life early Sunday morning, July 13, 2014, in Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Robert J. Schoonover
Robert James Schoonover, 74, a former resident of Tucker County, a resident of Elkins and former president and C.E.O. of the Citizens Bank of West Virginia, departed this life early Sunday morning, July 13, 2014, in Ruby Memorial Hospital at Morgantown.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Spirit of Jefferson Advocate
Longtime juvenile center employee promoted
A 30-year employee of the West Virginia Division of Juvenile Services has been named superintendent of the state's flagship juvenile center in Tucker County.
Boos & Applause
Applause to all the volunteers and participants who brought us the 30th annual Mountain State Street Machines Auto Extravaganza last weekend.
William Lee "Bill" Roberts, 94, a resident of Hambleton, passed from this life Wednesday afternoon, July 9, 2014, in Granville Manor in Parsons.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Plea entered in Parsons DUI hearing
A Parsons resident pleaded guilty to first offense DUI in Tucker County Circuit Court Thursday, five days before she was set to go to trial on a third offense DUI indictment.
Officials hope to build new library
Librarian Ivonne Martinez said the library has set a goal of building a new 3,000 square-foot facility that will cost approximately $300,000.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
High winds cause power outages
Wind damage and power outages were reported throughout the region after an intense summer storm Tuesday, featuring winds in excess of 58 miles per hour.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued July 08 at 4:01PM EDT until July 08 at 5:00PM EDT by NWS
The National Weather Service has issued the following alert: THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR... SOUTHWESTERN GARRETT COUNTY IN WESTERN MARYLAND... SOUTHERN PRESTON COUNTY IN NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA... SOUTHERN MONONGALIA COUNTY IN NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA... SOUTHEASTERN MARION COUNTY IN ... (more)
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Officials cut ribbon on VA clinic
Nearly 100 people gathered Monday for a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a clinic that provides much-needed services to local military veterans.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Uncle Sam's Birthday Party raises funds
More than 25 years ago, a group of Tucker County residents had what they considered a lofty dream - to create a scholarship fund for local students and community members in need.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Tucker offers full weekend of celebrations
Those with no plans for the July 4 weekend can fill their calendars with activities by visiting Thomas, in Tucker County, where officials are offering many patriotic celebrations.
West Virginia Division of Natural Res...
Blackwater Falls State Park features family activities, crafts and...
Special Independence Day weekend events and activities are planned at Blackwater Falls State Park July 3-6, including a Thursday evening performance by Bil Lepp, West Virginia's popular comedian, storyteller and humorist.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Fred Milton Simmons, 82, a resident of Hambleton, departed this life Friday, June 27, 2014, at Cortland Acres, Thomas.