Mother-daughter pair involved in Colonial Motel robbery-kidnapping attempt denied alternative sentences Monday

BUCKHANNON – A New Jersey woman believed to have played a central role in planning a kidnapping and robbery attempt that transpired at the Colonial Hotel-Motel in February 2018 was sentenced to one to five years in the state penitentiary […]

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Capito, Manchin announce more than $11 million for Justice Services

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced several grants totaling $11,520,681 to support multiple criminal justice programs. Funding is provided by the Department of Justice (DOJ). “These grants support several critical programs for survivors of abuse, those struggling with opioid addiction, and […]

Wesleyan basketball player and Gilman Scholar spends summer in Rwanda and Uganda

Buckhannon, WV, October 6, 2019 — West Virginia Wesleyan College student, Marcus Larsson, participated in a summer study abroad program, spending three weeks each in Rwanda and Uganda. Larsson was a 2019 recipient of the prestigious and highly competitive Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program. In addition, he was honored with Wesleyan’s John K. Saunders […]

No one injured in Florida Street fire Saturday

BUCKHANNON – No one was injured in a structure fire that broke out on South Florida Street late Saturday night. The Buckhannon Fire Department received the call at 10:32 p.m. and were on scene by 10:35 p.m., according to Capt. […]

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Glenville State and Marshall University Partner to Offer Professional Degree

GLENVILLE, WV – Glenville State College has partnered with Marshall University to offer students a program of study leading to a Professional Master of Science in Athletic Training (PMSAT) degree. The agreement combines an undergraduate course of study at Glenville State with students later being accepted into the College of Health Professions at Marshall University. […]

“Conversations about Women’s Health” Brunch-n-Learn is part of Women’s Health Day, Oct. 26

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Elkins, W.Va. – Women of all ages are invited to a “Conversations about Women’s Health” Brunch-n-Learn being held during Davis Medical Center’s (DMC) Women’s Health Day scheduled for Saturday, October 26. The Brunch–n–Learn begins at 9:30 a.m. immediately following the free health screenings, which will be offered between 7:30 and 9 a.m.  “Conversations about Women’s […]