City council votes to switch to partially self-insured health plan
Mayor David McCauley and councilman CJ Rylands

City council votes to switch to partially self-insured health plan

BUCKHANNON – In an effort to control the rising cost of health care for its employees, the City of Buckhannon on Thursday voted to switch from a fully funded health insurance plan to a partially self-funded plan.

City officials say the new plan through Tawney Insurance & Consulting in Lewisburg, W.Va., has the potential to save Buckhannon somewhere between $115,000 and $200,000 annually.

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Teenager on bicycle hit while riding on the Old Elkins Road
First responders on scene at an accident on the Old Elkins Road involving a 13-year-old boy riding a bicycle.

Teenager on bicycle hit while riding on the Old Elkins Road

A teenager on a bicycle, a man on a motorcycle and a truck, a car and an SUV were involved in a spate of wrecks in recent days.

Last Thursday, May 23, a truck collided with a 13-year-old boy who was riding his bike on the Old Elkins Road.

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Harry Edward Drost

Harry Edward Drost, 84, of French Creek, W.Va., died Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at United Hospital Center in Bridgeport, W.Va. He was born January 1, 1935, in Grantown, W.Va., a…

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High School Students Can Apply Online Now for 2019 Teen Entrepreneurship Summit Horseshoe Leadership Center Summer Program Scholarships

Youth Leadership Association Entrepreneurship Summit is open to high school students of all ages. Student participants will spend a week at the Horseshoe Leadership Center developing their entrepreneurship, leadership, and…

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BCHA brings Neurofeedback Therapy to Barbour County
Jessie Massimino, BA and Robert Kiser, MA, MT-BC, NCC, LPC and Neurofeedback Practitioner demonstrate a Neurofeedback Therapy session in their Belington office.

BCHA brings Neurofeedback Therapy to Barbour County

Belington, WV (May 28, 2019) - Barbour Community Health Association is pleased to announce their newest initiative, Neurofeedback Therapy, is now available for patients. Recently, Barbour Behavioral Health has completed…

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Law enforcement and a service organization honored by U.S. Attorney at awards ceremony
Brook County Prosecutor Joe Barki, receiving his award from U.S. Attorney Bill Powell.

Law enforcement and a service organization honored by U.S. Attorney at awards ceremony

WHEELING – Seven law enforcement entities and one community organization were recognized today for their outstanding work in the greater Wheeling area. United States Attorney Bill Powell recognized the Marshall…

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