Conaway Run WMA shooting range reopens

PARKERSBURG, W.VA. — The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources has reopened the public shooting range at Conaway Run Wildlife Management Area in Tyler County. The range was closed for renovations and repairs in August and September. Renovations and repairs included construction of a new shooting range shelter and concrete pad, shooting benches, expanded parking area, vegetation […]

St. Joseph’s Hospital recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. – St. Joseph’s Hospital in Buckhannon recognized Breast Cancer Awareness month by encouraging staff to wear pink for a group photograph.  This is part of an ongoing effort to support awareness of and education about breast cancer in women. St. Joseph’s Hospital is dedicated to empowering women to take charge of their own breast […]

City council tables revised downtown parking ordinance

BUCKHANNON – Buckhannon City Council on Thursday tabled an ordinance that would have heightened the penalties for violating the city’s two-hour free parking policy, sending the city attorney back to the drawing board. Disagreement among council members regarding whether the […]

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COVID-19 UPDATE: Gov. Justice awards $1 million to West Virginia food banks; unemployment numbers improve for fifth straight month

Gov Jim Justice

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. GOV. JUSTICE AWARDS $1 MILLION TO WEST VIRGINIA FOOD BANKSDuring Wednesday’s briefing, Gov. Justice presented a ceremonial check for $1 million, announcing that he will be sending $500,000 each […]

Fairmont State census data demonstrates strong enrollment growth

Fairmont State University

Fairmont State University has reported an overall increase in enrollment rates, despite the COVID-19 pandemic. The University submitted official file submissions for the Early Fall 2020 term to the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission on October 15.  “The pandemic required change, and our recruiting and admissions teams stepped up to the challenge,” said Joy […]

Karen “Sue” Moore

Obituary Karen Moore

Karen “Sue” Moore, 75, of Buckhannon entered the Gates of Heaven to join those whom had gone before her on Thursday, October 15, 2020. She passed in the comfort of her home and surrounded by loving family. She was born in Buckhannon on June 6, 1945, a daughter of the late Grandville Clinton and Virginia […]