Division of Highways accepts bids remotely for 18 projects

Roads Highway

CHARLESTON, WV – The West Virginia Division of Highways, which continues to hold bid lettings remotely to move projects forward while protecting the public from COVID-19, took bids for 18 projects on Nov. 17, 2020. Included in this bid were two Roads To Prosperity projects: Hominy Creek Bridge and Oil Ridge Road. “These projects are spread out all over […]

As much as ever, supporting small businesses is important

By Mac WarnerWest Virginia Secretary of State The pandemic has strained business owners, employees, and customers alike, making “doing business as usual” a challenge. In response, the West Virginia Secretary of State’s Office seeks to assist in any way possible, and we remain committed to serving businesses throughout our state. We are proud to report […]

Michael Thomas O’Hare

Obituary Michael Ohare

Michael Thomas O’Hare, 71, of Tallmansville, W.Va. went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, November 10, 2020. He was born January 2, 1949, in Camden, N.J., a son of the late James J. and Lenora V. Furlong O’Hare. Michael is survived by his wife of 44 years, MaryAnn (McConney) O’Hare; three daughters, Leah […]

Carl E. Ford

Obituary Carl Ford

Carl E. Ford, 90, of Buckhannon, W.Va., died Saturday, November 14, 2020, at his home. He was born January 19, 1930, in Fairmont, W.Va., a son of the late Joseph Randall and Ethel Mary Hunt Ford. On November 11, 1972, he married Janet Cross who survives. Also surviving  are three daughters, Cheryl Ramsey and husband […]

Sara Stirs: Sample these savory Thanksgiving dinner alternatives for smaller gatherings

BUCKHANNON – It is hard to believe Thanksgiving is merely days away. At times it has felt as if 2020 has been at a complete standstill, yet here we are approaching the holidays. This has always been my absolute favorite […]

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Ruby Lee Ogden

Obituary Ruby Ogden

Ruby Lee Ogden, 87, formerly of French Creek, died Sunday, November 15, 2020, in Austin, Texas, where she had been residing near her daughter.  She was born on November 22, 1932, in French Creek, a daughter of the late Harry William and Nellie Myrtle Riffle Long.  On May 2, 1954, she was united in marriage […]

50 new COVID-19 cases reported in Upshur and the surrounding counties Thursday

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Thursday that COVID-19 cases continue to skyrocket, with 1,122 new cases identified in the Mountain State. Cases were reported in Upshur (12), Barbour (17), Lewis (11), Randolph (8) and Webster (2) counties. Thursday’s statewide total marks the second time West Virginia has reported more than […]