Ten years after switch to full self-insurance, Upshur County Commission transitioning back to PEIA

BUCKHANNON – The Upshur County Commission last week voted to make the switch back to the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Agency – PEIA – from self-insurance. The change will go into effect July 1, 2020 – the beginning of […]

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W.Va. Division of Highways: Norvell Drive drainage only current DOH project underway in Upshur

BUCKHANNON – Representatives from the West Virginia Division of Highways delivered an update Thursday to Upshur County Commissioners county roadways. WV DOH Upshur County Supervisor Benjamin Claypool and David Oldaker, maintenance assistant for District 7, attended the Jan. 23 Upshur […]

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This Week in West Virginia History: Jan. 26 – Feb. 1

USNS Sgt Jonah E. Kelley (T-APC-116) anchored off Easter Island in December 1966

Charleston, W.Va. – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org. Jan. 26, 1850: Wyoming County was formed by the Virginia General Assembly  from a part of Logan County. Jan. 26, 1960: Burnsville High School basketball player Danny Heater scored […]

Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital to host Health Heart Fair

Cardiac Rehabilitation staff member Kristi Gannon takes the blood pressure of a patient Edie Withers at last year’s Healthy Heart Fair held at Mon Health Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital.

WESTON, W.Va. – Mon Health Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital is planning a Healthy Heart Fair taking place on February 12 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The public is invited to participate to receive a free health screening. Screenings offered at the event include bone density, blood pressure, blood glucose, height, weight and pulse oximetry. […]

Sandra Miller recognized for ‘candles’ theme winning photo

Photo by Sandra Miller

Each month the Buckhannon Upshur Camera Club sponsors a friendly themed photo contest among the members.  At the January meeting, the theme was “candles.” The winning themed photo was submitted by Sandra Miller.  The candles were burning in the advent wreath at the First Baptist Church in Weston.  The next club meeting will be Thursday […]

Backyard Brawl Returns to PNC Park

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – The Pittsburgh Pirates announced the Club will once again play host to the Backyard Brawl for the University of Pittsburgh and West Virginia University baseball regular season game on Wednesday, April 29, 2020, at PNC Park. This marks the second consecutive season the rivalry will be played at PNC Park as the […]