Capito, Manchin announce nearly $13 million for health centers across West Virginia

Senator Shelley Moore Capito

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $12,824,107 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administrations (HRSA) for health centers across West Virginia. “Providing the proper resources for the health centers in our […]

Just one of Upshur County’s four confirmed COVID-19 cases remains active

The Upshur-Buckhannon Health Department said Tuesday that three of the county’s four known COVID-19 cases have recovered. “We are maintaining steady,” a press release from the health department reads. “Only four cases have been reported in Upshur County. Of those four cases, three have recovered and one continues to be monitored.” Statewide, 21 new cases […]

Freddie W. Kasten

Obituary Freddie Kasten

Freddie W. Kasten, 87, formerly of Buckhannon, went to be with our Lord on Monday, April 20, 2020, at the West Virginia Veterans Nursing Facility in Clarksburg, where he had been a resident for six years.  He was born in Buckhannon on July 31, 1932, a son of the late Otto F. and Lurettia E. […]

WVU announces additional emergency financial assistance for students for spring, waives Online Learning Student Support fee for summer

 West Virginia University is expected to receive $20.2 million from the federal stimulus package enacted to provide significant relief to higher education. Funds from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act will be received in two equal installments. The WVU Board of Governors was briefed on the package during a special meeting Friday. The first installment of […]

Ralston Press will distribute senior graduation orders April 25

BUCKHANNON – Due to COVID-19 school closures and regulations, Ralston Press will be distributing Senior Graduation orders at their location Saturday, April 25 between the hours of 12:30 to 4 p.m.  The orders will include caps and gowns, announcements and other memorabilia such as key chains and t shirts that were ordered in November. Curbside […]

Manchin, Capito lead bipartisan colleagues in calling for financial security for rural communities during coronavirus pandemic

Sen Joe Manchin

Charleston, WV – Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), Ranking Member of the Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) led 27 Senators on a letter calling for the Senate to finally provide much-needed financial certainty during the COVID-19 pandemic for rural communities to ensure long-term funding needed for essential services through […]

Justice: Students won’t return to school this year

School Hallway

CHARLESTON, WV – West Virginia students won’t return to public schools this school year, Governor Jim Justice announced Tuesday. During his daily press briefing, Justice said there’s no way he could, in good conscience, send kids back to school in April or May. “We’re not going to be able to go back to school,” he […]

Adley Madison Casey

Obituary Adley Casey

Adley Madison Casey, newborn daughter of Justin and Briana Herron Casey of Tallmansville, W.Va., died Thursday, April 16, 2020 at the J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, W.Va. She was born April 8, 2020 in Bridgeport, W.Va. In addition to her parents, she is survived by two brothers, Nicholas and Peyton Casey both of Tallmansville; […]