Elkin Tribune- RSS Feed http://elkintribune.com/ http://elkintribune.com/ Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:11:09 EST 1800 DivorceCare place for support http://elkintribune.com/news/news/151444004/DivorceCare-place-for-support A new session of the DivorceCare group will begin Monday at the Elkin Baptist Association from 6 to 8 p.m. Sun, 25 Jan 2015 06:00:21 EST Library’s ‘Frozen’ party an overwhelming success http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/151481133/Librarys-Frozen-party-an-overwhelming-success After several days of warmer temperatures, things cooled off late last week creating just the right setting for a “Frozen” party at the Elkin Public Library. The popularity of the Disney movie has yet to abate and the library was overrun... Sat, 24 Jan 2015 19:10:23 EST Starmount stops Elkin, 51-30 http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/151476196/Starmount-stops-Elkin-51-30 Starmount outscored Elkin 16-2 in the fourth quarter to claim a 51-30 Mountain Valley Athletic Conference win Thursday night.“They knew it was going to be tough,” Starmount coach Rocky Horton said of his team. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 18:40:21 EST Counting marshmallows http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/151483115/Counting-marshmallows After watching the “Hot Chocolate” segment from “The Polar Express,” Mountain Park Elementary School kindergartners enjoyed an adding activity called “A Mug of Math” using marshmallows and “pretend” cups... Sat, 24 Jan 2015 18:35:21 EST Elks ease past Rams, 64-23 http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/151475933/Elks-ease-past-Rams-64-23 Miracle Walters had 15 points and Kylie Thomas added 14 as Elkin defeated Starmount, 64-23, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference game Thursday night. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 18:30:21 EST Studying matter tastes good http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/151482968/Studying-matter-tastes-good Third-grade students at Mountain Park Elementary SChool enjoyed a lesson on physical changes and states of matter. Students used Oreos, chocolate and sprinkles to discover how adding heat changed the chocolate from a solid to a liquid. After dipping... Sat, 24 Jan 2015 15:35:22 EST HPU announces dean’s list recipients http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/151442717/HPU-announces-deans-list-recipients HIGH POINT — High Point University announces the students who have qualified for the dean's list for the fall 2014 semester. Students who made the dean's list have maintained a 3.5 GPA or higher. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 12:05:22 EST Recent results and upcoming schedule http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/151466855/Recent-results-and-upcoming-schedule *Dates, times, and locations subject to changeThursday, January 22Men's basketballNorth Stokes at Elkin, cancelled Sat, 24 Jan 2015 18:40:24 EST Community Calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/151440559/Community-Calendar Jan. 23• 10:15 a.m., 2 & 3 year olds Pre-school Story Hour will be “Penguins & Polar Bears.” Call 336-835-5586. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 10:55:22 EST Birth announcement http://elkintribune.com/news/births/151440203/Birth-announcement Ellie Claire DimmetteSamantha Dimmette and Ryan High of State Road announce the birth of a daughter, Ellie Claire Dimmette, on Dec. 23, 2014, at 4:45 p.m. at Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital, weighing 7... Fri, 23 Jan 2015 10:10:22 EST Breaking News: ECS to dismiss early due to weather http://elkintribune.com/news/breaking_news-news/151461477/Breaking-News:-ECS-to-dismiss-early-due-to-weather Elkin City Schools will be closing early today due to weather. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 10:05:21 EST Contract awarded for waterline http://elkintribune.com/news/news/151439913/Contract-awarded-for-waterline WILKESBORO — Wilkes County commissioners met Tuesday to revisit the planning of the town of Ronda Waterline Extension Project. After reviewing bids and expenditures, the county board voted to award the contract to Carolina Environmental... Fri, 23 Jan 2015 03:55:21 EST January is school board appreciation month http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/151440877/January-is-school-board-appreciation-month Why are local school boards necessary? Through the operation of the local board of education, the control of education is kept close to the people of the community. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 03:40:22 EST Church calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/151440731/Church-calendar Jan. 25• 10:45 a.m., Pleasant Hill Baptist Church of Elkin, 593 Pleasant Hill Drive, will celebrate Baptist Men's Day. Jerry Moore, former football coach at Appalachian State University,... Fri, 23 Jan 2015 02:45:21 EST Notice warns of high TTHMs http://elkintribune.com/news/news/151399535/Notice-warns-of-high-TTHMs JONESVILLE — Residents of Jonesville recently received a public notice regarding levels of Total Trihalomethanes (TTHMs) in the drinking water that exceeded state-mandated drinking water standards. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 16:35:22 EST Rams improving, but fall twice http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/151448043/Rams-improving-but-fall-twice BOONVILLE — The Starmount women lost two games in two nights, but the Rams are showing signs of being anything but an easy out now. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 16:10:22 EST Recent results and upcoming schedule http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/151441786/Recent-results-and-upcoming-schedule *Dates, times, and locations subject to changeTuesday, January 20Men's basketballWilkes Central 53, Elkin 34 Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:40:22 EST Local sports roundup http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/151442044/Local-sports-roundup HAYS — Chandler Bare scored 18 points and pulled down 31 rebounds as East Wilkes won its second game in a row, 62-38, over North Wilkes Tuesday night. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:40:21 EST Starmount tops Alleghany, Forbush http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/151444589/Starmount-tops-Alleghany-Forbush BOONVILLE — Starmount followed up Tuesday night's 57-47 Mountain Valley Athletic Conference win over Alleghany with a 72-41 win over neighborhood rival Forbush Wednesday night. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:35:22 EST Elks fall to Eagles, 45-26 http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/151442124/Elks-fall-to-Eagles-45-26 WILKESBORO — After a fast start, the Buckin' Elks faltered in the second half of the match to fall to Wilkes Central, 45-26. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:30:22 EST