2018 was My Buckhannon’s best year yet! ;)

Buckhannon New Years Eve

Happy New Year, Upshur County! Let the confetti fly: My Buckhannon is kicking off our first full year in 2019. We have a huge – HUGE – to-do list ready for the new year, but before we get to that, let’s peek back at our first three months. My Buckhannon officially launched on Sept. 27, […]

Tappan Squires

Obituary Tappan Squires

Tappan Squires, 60, of Buckhannon, W.Va., died Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, W.Va. She was born Oct. 28, 1958, in Clarksburg, W.Va., a daughter of the late William David Williams, II and Catherine “Splash” deGruyter Williams. On May 5, 1984, she married Roy Duwane Squires who survives. Also surviving is […]

Raymond Frank Marsh Sr.

Obituary Raymond Marsh

Raymond Frank Marsh Sr., 80, of Lobo Road, French Creek, died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, at his home. He was born on Dec. 8, 1938, in Monongalia County, W.Va., a son of the late Percy and Gail Arbogast Bennett. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by one son Scott A. […]

Lois Louise Corder

Obituary Lois Corder

Lois Louise Corder, 87, of Buckhannon, W.Va., died Monday, Dec. 31, 2018 at the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport, W.Va. She was born June 21, 1931, in Upshur County, W.Va., a daughter of the late Eli Hugh and Iona Kidd Ours. On May 30, 1947, she married Piatt Bryan Corder, Jr. who preceded her in […]

City council to consider nondiscrimination ordinance Thursday

BUCKHANNON – Buckhannon City Council will consider an ordinance that would bar discrimination based on sexual orientation in public accommodations, including housing, employment and places of business, at its first meeting of 2019 Thursday. Ordinance 434 – listed as the City of Buckhannon’s proposed nondiscrimination on the agenda for the Jan. 3 meeting – is […]

Report: Houston makes Holgorsen $20M offer

dana holgorsen

The rumors appear to be reality: Dana Holgorsen is leaving WVU. SB Nation is reporting that the University of Houston is set to make Holgorsen the highest-paid coach at a non-Power 5 conference school ever with a $20 million, 5-year deal. By waiting until the new year to formalize the deal, Holgorsen will owe WVU […]

WVU maintains R1 status, ranking alongside most prestigious research universities

WVU Research

West Virginia University continues to rank among the nation’s elite research institutions as reflected in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Carnegie released its every-three-year assessment this week, and WVU continues to be rated as an R1, or very high research activity, institution, the most elite category for research-focused schools, alongside such institutions […]

Huggs, Schaus on 2019 Naismith Hall of Fame Ballot

WVU Bob Huggins

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – December 21st marked the Birthday of Basketball – the game that was invented by Dr. James Naismith in Springfield, Massachusetts and has grown into an international pastime. As part of the celebration of this momentous day, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame has announced the eligible candidates for the Class of 2019, including […]