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Friday Jul 25 | The Inter-Mountain

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.

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Related Topix: West Virginia University

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

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.

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Related Topix: Parsons, WV, Natural Disasters, Flood, US News, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

The Inter-Mountain

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.

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Related Topix: West Virginia, Lewis County, WV, Tyler County, WV

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

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.

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Related Topix: Auvil, WV, Family, Kids, Parsons, WV

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Purple Majesties meet at Canaan

The newly renovated Canaan Valley Lodge was the venue for the Elkins Purple Majesties monthly luncheon.

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Related Topix: Elkins, WV

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

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.

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Related Topix: Montrose, WV, Parsons, WV, Elkins, WV, Hendricks, WV, Buckhannon, WV

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Bob' Schoonover

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.

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Related Topix: Elkins, WV, Morgantown, WV, Junior, WV, Parsons, WV, Davis & Elkins College

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

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.

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Related Topix: Elkins, WV, Morgantown, WV

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.

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Related Topix: Huttonsville Correctional Center, State Prisons, Prison

The Inter-Mountain

Boos & Applause

Applause to all the volunteers and participants who brought us the 30th annual Mountain State Street Machines Auto Extravaganza last weekend.

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Related Topix: Elkins, WV, Parsons, WV, Randolph County, WV

The Inter-Mountain

Bill' Roberts

William Lee "Bill" Roberts, 94, a resident of Hambleton, passed from this life Wednesday afternoon, July 9, 2014, in Granville Manor in Parsons.

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Related Topix: Hambleton, WV, Granville, WV, Parsons, WV, Hendricks, WV, Berea College

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

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.

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Related Topix: Parsons, WV, Rowlesburg, WV

The Inter-Mountain

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.

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Related Topix: Libraries

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

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.

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Related Topix: Weather

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Republican

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)

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Related Topix: Weather, West Virginia, Preston County, WV, Monongalia County, WV, Fellowsville, WV

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

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.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Parsons, WV

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

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.

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Related Topix: Elkins, WV

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

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.

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Related Topix: Pocahontas County, WV

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.

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Related Topix: Thomas, WV, Davis, WV

Mon Jun 30, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Fred Simmons

Fred Milton Simmons, 82, a resident of Hambleton, departed this life Friday, June 27, 2014, at Cortland Acres, Thomas.

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Related Topix: Hambleton, WV, Thomas, WV, Parsons, WV, Grafton, WV, Davis, WV

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