WVDNR seeks wildlife paintings for 2022 calendar

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.VA. — The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is requesting original color wildlife paintings for the 2022 edition of the award-winning West Virginia Wildlife Calendar. The deadline to submit artwork is Feb. 19. Paintings may depict popular game and fish species, or feature other West Virginia wildlife, such as snakes, frogs, turtles, salamanders, bats, songbirds, small […]

Jason Minsker with Buckhannon Toyota presents generous donation to St. Joseph’s Hospital Foundation

From left to right: Photo, left to right: Don Nestor, Vice President of St. Joseph’s Hospital Foundation; Jason Minsker, President of Buckhannon Toyota; Kip Cottrill, General Manager of Buckhannon Toyota; and Skip Gjolberg, President of St. Joseph’s Hospital.

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. –  Jason Minsker, President of Buckhannon Toyota, recently presented a generous donation to St. Joseph’s Hospital Foundation.  Accepting the donation for the Foundation were Skip Gjolberg, President, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Don Nestor, Vice President of the St. Joseph’s Hospital Foundation Board of Directors.  The donation is directed toward the 2021 Campaign which […]

DHS Foundation announces scholarship deadlines

Elkins, W.Va. — The Davis Health System (DHS) Foundation is accepting applications through March 31, 2021 for up to five scholarships which will be awarded to 2020 graduating high school seniors. The DHS Foundation and Davis Medical Center (DMC) Medical Staff Scholarships are tailored to students continuing their studies in a healthcare related field.   The […]

Sea Shanties event coming to Augusta Heritage Center Jan. 26

Insight to the biggest sensation on TikTok is coming to Augusta. “Sea Shanties: Adding Historical Context to the Hottest New TikTok Trend (+ singing along!)” will be presented on Facebook Live and via Zoom at 7 p.m. Tuesday, January 26. The free event comes with support from the West Virginia Humanities Council. For a “front-row” […]

Upshur resident named Employee of the Month at SJMH

Casey Kelley

Casey Kelley, of the Physician Clinics of Mon Health Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital (SJMH), in Weston, was chosen as the ICARE January 2021 Employee of the Month. Her nominator wrote, “Casey manages her time well and she offers assistance with tasks outside the normal for her job description.  She is always willing to learn and […]

Gov. Justice appoints Harold Ward as WVDEP Cabinet Secretary

Gov Jim Justice

CHARLESTON, WV – Gov. Jim Justice announced today that he has appointed Harold Ward as Cabinet Secretary of the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP). Ward recently served as the WVDEP’s Deputy Secretary of Operations and Director of the Division of Mining and Reclamation (DMR), where he oversaw all operational components of the WVDEP, as well […]

Davis Medical Center warns residents about phone scam using “Caller ID Spoofing”


Elkins, W.Va. – Davis Health System is warning residents about a phone scam that uses “caller ID spoofing.” “We are aware of several recent incidents where local residents have received a call that appears to be coming from Davis Medical Center or Central WV MedCorp.  The representative asked the caller about “banking information and for […]

Brad Ling named VIP at St. Joseph’s Hospital

Left to Right: Sister Francesca Lowis, Vice President of Mission Integration; Brad Ling, RN; and Skip Gjolberg, President, St. Joseph’s Hospital

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. — St. Joseph’s Hospital recently honored Brad Ling, RN with the Valued Inspired Person Award (VIP) for the hospital.  Brad works in the Education Department as a Nurse Educator. Brad’s co-workers say he has gone above and beyond during the COVID-19 pandemic to assure all staff are kept safe.  He recognizes needs and […]