Charles W. Gibson’s head librarian on why the library’s five-year levy — slated to be on the ballot in May — matters

BUCKHANNON – With the largest candidate field in decades, the town is abuzz about who is running for what office and who should folks support…

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Allan Berry Barlow

Allan Berry Barlow, 87 of Pittsburgh, Pa. died peacefully on Monday, January 20, 2020. Born December 5, 1932 in Buckhannon, W.Va., he was the youngest…

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Taking the whoop out of whooping cough
Allison Wolf, a postdoctoral fellow in the WVU School of Medicine, is investigating ways to make whooping cough vaccines more effective, for longer. One possible way is through a nose spray instead of a shot. (WVU Photo/ Aira Burkhart)

Taking the whoop out of whooping cough

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The whooping cough vaccine for babies and young kids—called “DTaP”—came to the United States in 1996. That year, people were still using dial-up internet connections…

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Freddie and Phil sing spring
A large crowd of onlookers -- some from as far away as California -- gather at the West Virginia Wildlife Center Sunday morning to witness French Creek Freddie's prognostication firsthand.

Freddie and Phil sing spring

FRENCH CREEK – Any day spent at the West Virginia State Wildlife Center is a great day but today, Sunday, Feb. 2 was an especially…

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