Little Kanawha Reading Series Coming to Glenville

GLENVILLE, WV – A new campus-community activity is being developed through the collaborative efforts of the Glenville State College Department of Language and Literature, the Robert F. Kidd Library, and the Gilmer Public Library. Dubbed the Little Kanawha Reading Series, the project aims to feature regional writers invited to Glenville as well as local writers and […]

Jones Directing Career Services at Davis & Elkins

ELKINS – Christopher Jones has been appointed director of career services at Davis & Elkins College, a position he began at the start of the spring 2020 semester. As director of career services, Jones is responsible for providing career counseling to current students and recent graduates, assisting students in identifying their strengths and interests in determining […]

Maintaining momentum: WVU researchers promote maple syrup production through education

With more than 400 million maple trees, it’s no wonder maple syrup is one of the West Virginia’s fastest growing industries.  To help keep the momentum – and overcome challenges – a team of West Virginia University experts wants to educate landowners, foresters and loggers on the nuances of southern sugarbush management. According to Jamie Schuler, lead […]

Moms Clean ‘Air Force’ to mobilize around environmental initiatives Friday

BUCKHANNON – Buckhannon resident Leah Barbor recently accepted a position with Moms Clean Air Force, which is a national environmental group focused on climate and air pollution, and on Friday, she is hosting a Moms Clean Air Force Communing for Climate Party. The Jan. 17 event is scheduled for 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and is […]

Fairmont State collaborates on NASA grant to support teacher training

Fairmont State Faculty collaborated with the West Virginia Science Teachers Association (WVSTA) on a NASA West Virginia Space Grant Consortium (NASA WVSGC) professional development grant called “Next Generation Science Standards: Forensic Science Professional Development.” Dr. Deb Hemler, Interim Chair of the Department of Natural Sciences, co-wrote the NASA West Virginia Space Grant Consortium grant in […]

Animal care commission recommends council adopt law banning live animals as prizes

BUCKHANNON – Buckhannon’s Animal Care and Control Commission on Monday voted to recommend that Buckhannon City Council adopt an ordinance that would prohibit the use of animals as prizes. Mayor David McCauley said having the ordinance drawn up became necessary […]

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Ronnie A. Cottrill

Obituary Ronnie Cottrill

Ronnie A. Cottrill, 70, of Buckhannon passed away peacefully surrounded by friends and family at his home on January 14, 2020. Ronnie was born on June 17, 1949 in Weston, W.Va. In 1972, he wed Shelia K. Tenney and together they had three children. Ronnie worked in oil & gas at Sam Jack and as […]