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Patch Adams and friends ‘spruce up’ Tucker County

American physician, social activist, clown and author Hunter Doherty “Patch” Adams and friends visited Canaan Valley last week, assisting with the red spruce tree ecosystem restoration through the Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge.

American physician, social activist, clown and author Hunter Doherty “Patch” Adams and friends visited Canaan Valley last week, assisting with the red spruce tree ecosystem restoration through the Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge. DAVIS – Amid laughing, joking, wearing clown noses and just having fun, Patch Adams and a dozen of his clown More...

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Local telecommunicators celebrate National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week last week, and on Wednesday, they turned the Tucker County 911 Center into a pirate ship, complete with pirates. Activities were planned for each day including dressing as pirates, as their favorite sports team, as their favorite hero, with their favorite hat and using a western theme. Celebrating Wednesday are Jennifer Rosier, Kyleigh Rosier, Jordan Hayes, Judy Long and Beverly Klus.
By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015
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Tucker County Telecommunicators Awrrrrrr Great

Local telecommunicators celebrate National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week last week, and on Wednesday, they turned the Tucker County 911 Center into a pirate ship, complete with pirates. Activities were planned More...

The former Davis Center, located near Blackwater Falls State Park, may be slated for use as storage for the West Virginia parks division.
By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015
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Audit finds $3.5 million loss/building not insured for two years

The former Davis Center, located near Blackwater Falls State Park, may be slated for use as storage for the West Virginia parks division. On Monday, lawmakers from the Senate Finance Committee questioned Stephanie More...

Amanda Harper, a junior at Tucker County High School, accepts the first place medal in commercial baking at the West Virginia Skills USA competition.
By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015
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Harper takes the gold for Tucker County Career Center

Amanda Harper, a junior at Tucker County High School, accepts the first place medal in commercial baking at the West Virginia Skills USA competition. KINGWOOD – A local high school student took home the gold during More...

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By Penny Ellison On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015
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Wildfire Ravages Acreage in Canaan

A brushfire charred the ground and sent up smoke that could be seen for miles around. According to a G.P.S. point perimeter reading it covered around 115 acres. The fire, which is still under investigation, is More...

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Tucker County Commissioners declare April as Child Abuse Awareness month Wednesday during their regular meeting. This is the 21st year the Commissioners have signed the proclamation. Pictured are back, from left, April Miller, Tucker County Family Resource Network; Lydia Johnson, Randolph Tucker Child Advocacy Center; Liz King, Randolph Tucker Child Advocacy Center; Alicia Bosley, Tucker County Child Advocacy Center; front; Tucker County Commissioner Diane Hinkle; Tucker County Commission President Lowell Moore; and Tucker County Commissioner Patrick Darlington.
By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015
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Commission hears updates

Photo by Beth Christian BroschartTucker County Commissioners declare April as Child Abuse Awareness month Wednesday during their regular meeting. This is the 21st year the Commissioners have signed the proclamation. More...

Roohi Khan and Jill Zurbuch, counselors at Elkins Middle School, accept awards from Lydia Johnson, Director of the Children's Advocacy Center, during Friday's Champions for Children Event.
By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015
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Champions for Children Celebration

Roohi Khan and Jill Zurbuch, counselors at Elkins Middle School, accept awards from Lydia Johnson, Director of the Children’s Advocacy Center, during Friday’s Champions for Children Event. ELKINS – More...

Rocky VanNoy, with the West Virginia Clearinghouse, helps Kenneth “Honey” Rubenstein Juvenile Center Cadets learn about careers and financial aid. The event, located at the Center, was sponsored by the Region VI Workforce Investment Board.
By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015
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Youth Event helps Cadets plan for the future

Rocky VanNoy, with the West Virginia Clearinghouse, helps Kenneth “Honey” Rubenstein Juvenile Center Cadets learn about careers and financial aid. The event, located at the Center, was sponsored by the Region More...