Walgreens to open Feb. 7 in former Rite Aid location

BUCKHANNON – Rite Aid will become an official Walgreens Feb. 7, 2020. Alexandra Brown with Walgreens media relations said the store will undergo the transformation over the next month and then close beginning Feb. 3, but the pharmacy will remain […]

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Duane Sikarskie named VIP at St. Joseph’s Hospital

Skip Gjolberg, President, St. Joseph’s Hospital, and Sister Francesca Lowis, Vice President of Mission Integration, present Duane Sikarskie with the VIP award.

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. – St. Joseph’s Hospital recently honored Duane Sikarskie with the Valued Inspired Person Award (VIP) for the hospital. Duane is the Director of Physical Therapy and inspires his patients daily to make progress in their rehabilitation. His co-workers say that he is a profoundly caring person with a positive attitude that is infectious and […]

New 4WD ambulance arrives in time for inclement weather transports in Webster Co.

WCMH employees and medical staff happily pose with the hospital’s new 2019 Dodge Ram EMS vehicle. The 4WD unit was recently added to the fleet and is well equipped to safely transport county residents, even in inclement weather conditions. Through the effort of a community fundraising campaign, the hospital hopes to add a second replacement EMS vehicle later in 2020.

WEBSTER SPRINGS, W.Va. – Webster County Memorial EMS has added an additional 4 wheel-drive vehicle to its fleet that will be able to handle rough weather and terrain. The 2019 Dodge Ram brings up-to-date, life-saving care to county residents. “The new ambulance ensures our first responders are able to safely transport patients throughout Webster County, […]

Fairmont State President Mirta Martin named Educator of the Year

Fairmont State University

Fairmont State University President Mirta Martin was named Educator of the Year for 2019 by WVNews.com. The annual award is given to recognize an educational leader who has made an impact on students and North Central West Virginia communities.  In her two years as the president of Fairmont State University, Martin has worked to turn the […]

Public hearing on Tennerton PSD boundary expansion set for 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9

BUCKHANNON – Tennerton Public Service District customers, mark your calendars. Members of the public are invited to attend a public hearing at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, in the Circuit Courtroom of the Upshur County Courthouse. Hosted by the Upshur County Commission, the hearing will be an opportunity for customers, commercial property developers and […]