After county vote, city OKs trick-or-treating to avoid ‘confusion, frustration’

BUCKHANNON – The City of Buckhannon has set trick-or-treating for 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Halloween, which falls on Saturday, Oct. 31. The decision, which received a vote of 5-1 with just councilman David Thomas dissenting, aligns with the Upshur […]

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Coy Clifford Chipps

Obituary Coy Chipps

Coy Clifford Chipps, 92, of Kanawha Head slipped gently into the arms of the Lord on Monday, October 12, 2020 in the comfort of his own home and surrounded by loving family. He was born in Guardian on August 31, 1928, a son of the late Elmer and Myrtie Cowger Chipps. In addition to his […]

Carl Lee Crumrine

Obituary Carl Crumrine

Carl Lee Crumrine, 69, of Buckhannon, W.Va., passed away on October 14, 2019 in Summit County, Utah. He was born July 10, 1950, a son of the late Etta Merle (Brown) Crumrine and Paul Crumrine, Jr. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Belinda “D’Anne” Gaston and second […]

St. Joseph’s Hospital Foundation receives generous donation from businessman John Jenkins

Left to Right: John Haskins, St. Joseph’s Foundation Board President; John Jenkins, Owner of Jenkins Ford Buckhannon and Jenkins Subaru Hyundai Bridgeport; and Skip Gjolberg, St. Joseph’s Hospital President.

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. — John Jenkins, owner of Jenkins Ford Buckhannon and Jenkins Subaru Hyundai Bridgeport, recently presented a generous donation to the St. Joseph’s Hospital Foundation.   His gift toward the Foundation’s “Every Heartbeat Matters” cardiac campaign will help to raise funds for cardiac equipment for diagnostics and the cardiac rehabilitation program. West Virginia has […]

Glenville State College Golf Teams Receive Generous Donation

Glenville State College

GLENVILLE, WV – Glenville State College’s golf teams will be traveling in style for the 2021 Mountain East Conference golf season. Thanks to the generous gift from donor I.L. “Ike” Morris, the teams will be driving in a pair of state-of-the-art club vans. The presentation of the new vehicles took place in early September at […]

Upshur County Schools reports 15 active COVID-19 cases as of Thursday afternoon

Eight staff and seven students have tested positive for COVID-19, according to the latest numbers released by Upshur County Schools on Thursday afternoon. Although schools have been closed for students the last two weeks, the school system still tracks all the cases related to each school. Students could potentially return to the classroom as soon […]

Special antlerless deer and new bear seasons open Oct. 17

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.VA. — Youth, Class Q/QQ and senior citizen hunters in West Virginia will soon be able to participate in a special hunting season for antlerless deer and a new season for black bear. Special seasons for antlerless deer and bear will run Oct. 17-18, during which youth ages 8-17, Class Q/QQ and senior citizen hunters with a Class […]

Gov. Justice: State to save projected $11.5 million with transition to Google Workspace

Gov Jim Justice

Agreement with Google Cloud will also improve operational effectiveness, innovation, security, and resiliency CHARLESTON, WV & WASHINGTON, DC – Gov. Jim Justice announced today that the State of West Virginia has reached a multi-year agreement with Google Cloud to transition 22,000 State employees in the Executive Branch to the digital productivity suite Google Workspace at a […]

Fairmont State provides graduate skills to lead in the architectural field

Fairmont State University

Most students aim to graduate and make a difference in the world, but for some, staying in their state to help local communities is a top priority. For Fairmont State graduate and Shinnston native, Shae Strait, serving West Virginia remains his primary goal.  Strait graduated from Fairmont State with a bachelor’s degree in Architecture in […]

Accio, butterbeer: STB plans Harry Potter-themed Wizarding Week over Halloween

BUCKHANNON – Stone Tower Brews will conjure up Harry Potter-themed drinks, pastries and food specials to celebrate Wizarding Week for Halloween. Stone Tower Brews manager Courtney Page said they decided to celebrate Halloween for a whole week this year, from Oct. 26 at 7 a.m. to Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. by bringing the Wizarding […]