Several Barbour County residents attended a ribbon cutting recently at the new Mimi’s Bakery at 568 South Main Street in Philippi.

Pictured from left are Philippi Main Street Director Tammy Stemple, Philippi Mayor Bill Bowers, daughter and employee Mary Galusky, Philippi Main Street Board President Tracy Rexrode, Chuck Reed, owner Nina Duckworth, her father Allen Duckworth, Jane Overfield, Philippi Council member Amy Mick, Barbour County Development Authority and Chamber of Commerce Past-President Reg Trefethen, Development Authority Director Cheryl Wolfe, daughter and employee Johnna Galusky, employee Shannon McDaniel, and Deborah Keene from Cvechko Insurance.

Mimi’s may be reached on their website:    by Emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or by calling (304) 457-5700.  Duckworth is the former owner of Creation Cakes and Crossroads in Reedsville, West Virginia.  Her new Philippi restaurant and bakery is open daily from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. daily and from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sundays for indoor dining or drive-through pick-up orders.  Mimi’s offers pizzas, home-cooked baked goods, breakfast, dinners, salads and sandwiches.  New items are added daily.