WVU Extension Service Presents on Livestock Marketing in Educational Dinner Meeting at Community Building in Franklin

Cattle producers and others learn the fundamentals of maximizing beef profits at the WVU Extension Service educational dinner last week. By Stephen Smoot Local beef producers received a thorough education in livestock marketing and economics on Jan. 16. Kevin Shaffer, a West Virginia University Extension livestock specialist, explained the fundamentals...

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‘When I Grow Up’ Essay Contest Underway

State Treasurer Riley Moore kicked-off the statewide 2023 SMART529 “When I Grow Up” student and teacher essay contest at Potomack Intermediate School in Martinsburg. The annual essay contest gives students around the state the chance to win up to $5,000 in SMART529 savings for higher education. Teachers have an opportunity...

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FSU Releases Honor Lists

Fairmont State University has released the fall President’s List and the Dean’s List to recognize high-achieving students for their academic distinction. Pendleton County students earning recognition on the President’s List were Joshua Alt, Brooklyn Aumann, Brandy Bowers, Cameron Kisamore, Rachel Loudermilk and Hannah Swigunski. Named to the Dean’s List were...

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BES Honor Roll Released

Ryan Lambert, principal at Brandywine Elementary School has released the following honor rolls for the second nine-weeks grading period. Principal’s Honor Roll First grade — Cailee Armstrong, Hunter Bowers, Faith Hough-Lachica, Carson Mitchell, Nakiyah Perez, Fletcher Puffenbarger, Vencen Rawson, Chloe Simmons and Bethany Teagarden; Second grade — Grayson Gilbert, Vianca...

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WVBE Approves Flexibility for Teacher Candidates

The West Virginia Board of Education approved a waiver to Policy 5202 to increase supports for students entering the teaching profession during its January meeting in Charleston. The waiver will assist students with resources and structured support to pass the Praxis exam while they also gain important classroom teaching experience....

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BES Students Earn Incentives

First semester incentives were handed out at Brandywine Elementary School. Students earning the incentives, along with the type of incentive and item received, were Annabelle Back and Cailee Armstrong, Faithful Attendance, JBL wireless earbuds; Addison Williams and Jacob Wheeler, Perfect Attendance, Amazon Fire Tablet; Hunter Bowers, Accelerated Reader, Amazon Fire...

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Upper Tract 4-H Club Elects New Officers

New officers of the Upper Tract Producers have been elected for the 2022-2023 4-H club year.  Officers are Lydia Heavner (president), McKenna Hedrick (vice president), Ty Heavner (treasurer), Addie Rexrode (secretary), Katie Keyser (reporter), Carly Kimble (historian) and Kallie Keyser (health officer) with other members serving as song and game...

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