Man killed in motorcycle wreck Sunday near the high school

TENNERTON — One man passed away due to injuries suffered after wrecking the motorcycle he was riding Sunday afternoon near the West Virginia State Police barracks. Investigating officer Cpl. V.J. Pyles with the Buckhannon detachment of the WVSP declined to immediately release the name of the male Monday, saying he first wanted to speak with […]

County library will begin opening earlier in response to community input

TENNERTON – The Upshur County Public Library will be operating under new hours starting Monday, Aug. 3. The current hours for the library are Mondays through Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Fridays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The new hours will be Mondays through […]

Secretary of State Mac Warner announces voting options for voters to continue making safe decisions in 2020 General Election

CHARLESTON – After a thorough review of the successful June Primary Election, and considering current guidance from state and federal authorities and health officials, Secretary of State Mac Warner is announcing the processes for voters to safely participate in the November General Election during the COVID-19 pandemic. West Virginia election officials have every resource available […]

COVID-19 UPDATE: Gov. Justice directs West Virginia National Guard to Princeton nursing facility; awards $1.3 million to fairs and festivals


CHARLESTON, WV – Gov. Jim Justice joined West Virginia health leaders and other officials today for his latest daily press briefing regarding the State’s COVID-19 response. NATIONAL GUARD TO ASSIST WITH TESTING AT PRINCETON HEALTH CARE CENTERDuring Monday’s briefing, Gov. Justice announced that the Princeton Health Care Center – a long-term care facility in Mercer […]

Marlene Harrison

Obituary Marlene Harrison

Marlene Harrison, 76, of Buckhannon, W.Va. died peacefully at home on Friday, July 24, 2020. Marlene was born on February 5, 1944 in Sterling, Kansas, a daughter of the late Farley Hutchinson and Loeva Brittain Hutchinson Neff. On March 27, 1969, she married Jim Harrison who survives. Also surviving are four children, Lisa Trujillo and […]

St. Joseph’s Hospital Auxiliary presents donation to St. Joseph’s Foundation

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. – St. Joseph’s Hospital Auxiliary presented a donation of $10,000 to St. Joseph’s Hospital Foundation for their “Every Heartbeat Matters” cardiac campaign.  The cardiac campaign will provide funds for needed equipment including a transesophageal ultrasound probe which will allow physicians to see the back of the heart along with equipment for the hospital’s […]