Lady ‘Cats battle to tie in gritty regular season finale

WVWC W Soccer

BUCKHANNON — The regular season finale for the West Virginia Wesleyan College women’s soccer team was a wet, gritty affair against the visiting Shepherd Rams that ended a 1-1 tie after 110 minutes of tense soccer on Sunday. The Lady ‘Cats were happy to put the game behind them. After falling behind early, they evened […]

Bobcats go out on win streak

BUCKHANNON — The West Virginia Wesleyan College men’s soccer team said goodbye to the 2018 season in style on Sunday, beating the visiting Shepherd Rams 6-0 to close the year on a four-game win streak. The ‘Cats, who struggled in a slate of nailbiters early in the season and then worked through a rash of […]

Get your tickets now: Designer purse bingo set for Saturday

PEO Purse Bingo

The PEO Sisterhood is sponsoring a designer purse bingo on Saturday, Nov. 3 beginning at 1:30 p.m. at the Brushy Fork Event Center. Brands include Kate Spade, Coach and Michael Kors. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door. Twenty purses are available to win. Tickets can be purchased from committee members Robin […]

Watch the city’s Kindness Day video

Kindness Video

The City of Buckhannon recently posted a compilation video featuring the activities of the Community and Kindness Day held in town on Saturday, Oct. 27. Check it out below:  

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Updated: Asphalt truck rollover caused by rear wheel snag

Coal Truck Wreck

FRENCH CREEK – The rear wheel of an asphalt dump truck that rolled over on the Alexander Road Monday had gotten snagged on the edge of the road, and the truck tipped over as a result. According to the accident report filed by Cpl. Theron Caynor with the Upshur County Sheriff’s Department, the driver, 19-year-old […]

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City: Beware of telephone scam involving utility bills

BUCKHANNON – After receiving complaints from several customers, the City of Buckhannon is warning residents of a possible phone scam. Buckhannon’s information coordinator and grant writer Callie Cronin Sams said the city received a few complaints late last week from customers reporting that a number identified as City Hall has called asking for credit card […]

Drop everything meow: Oct. 29 is National Cat Day!

BUCKHANNON – Anyone who has kittens or cats realizes that every day of the week is ‘cat day.’ You may even celebrate “Caturday” every weekend. But in reality, Oct. 29 is National Cat Day, according to the website On this day, cat lovers strive to celebrate the cats and kittens they share their homes […]