B-U soccer squads bow out in sectional finals

Both Buckhannon-Upshur High School soccer teams suffered defeats in the sectional championships Thursday night, bringing their 2019 campaigns to an end. The Lady Bucs faced Morgantown in the early match, with B-U hosting as the top seed in the section. But the Lady Mohigans avenged an early season loss to Buckhannon-Upshur, rallying from a 1-0 […]

Washington District Elementary School fifth-graders demo new drone program

TALLMANSVILLE – Washington District Elementary School staff and students rolled out their new drone program Tuesday evening at the Upshur County Board of Education meeting. WDES Principal Jeanne Bennett introduced some of her fifth-grade student helpers, who set up a demonstration of the school’s drone program. “We just received a grant to purchase the drones, […]

Fred Brooks Garden Club holding pancake breakfast benefit Saturday


The Fred Brooks Garden Club will hold a benefit Pancake Breakfast at C.J. Maggie’s, 16 East Main Street in Buckhannon, on Saturday, October 26, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.  Cost is $5 per person for two pancakes, two sausage links, orange juice or coffee.  All proceeds go to fund the non-profit club’s mission of […]

W.Va. Art Education Association conference being held in Buckhannon this weekend

Art Painting

Every October, visual arts teachers from across West Virginia convene at different sites around the state for the West Virginia Art Education Association’s annual conference, to share knowledge, ideas and best practices in teaching the state’s visual arts content standards. This year, the conference will be hosted by West Virginia Wesleyan College on October 25-26, […]

Davis Medical Center family physician Dr. Johanna Biola achieves honorary degree

Dr. Johanna Biola, FAAFP achieved the Degree of Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. Gary LeRoy, MD, is the President of AAFP, and presented Dr. Biola her diploma during a formal convocation on September 27.

ELKINS, W.Va. — Johanna Fisher Biola, MD, FAAFP, a family physician at Davis Medical Center (DMC) in Elkins, W.Va., has achieved the Degree of Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), the national medical association representing nearly 134,600 family physicians, residents and medical students. The degree was conferred on more than 250 family […]

Tractor accident results in fatality

TALLMANSVILLE — A Buckhannon man died following a tractor accident that occurred in the Tallmansville area late Wednesday afternoon. According to a press release from the Buckhannon detachment of the West Virginia State Police, Gary L. Kimble, 65, died after the tractor he was operating rolled over on property at the intersection of Little Sand […]

‘Dracula’ to offer frightfully fun experience for playgoers

BUCKHANNON – Count Dracula has found his home in the historic Colonial Theatre this Halloween season. The Buckhannon Community Theatre’s highly anticipated production of “Dracula” opens today, Thursday, Oct. 24 and runs through Sunday, Oct. 27. All performances are slated for 7 p.m. at the Colonial Theatre. The director of the production, Jeremiah Smallridge, said […]