WVU details parking, transportation, additional information for spring semester

To help students, faculty and staff prepare for a safe return to campus in January, West Virginia University is providing details on parking, transportation and more for the spring semester, which begins on Tuesday, Jan. 19. Parking A limited number of winter break and temporary parking permits for the spring semester will be available to students on […]

One person killed in fatal Bull Run wreck on Thanksgiving Day

BUCKHANNON – One person died from injuries suffered in a Thanksgiving Day wreck that happened just before 1 p.m. Thursday. According to a press release issued by investigating officer Cpl. V.J. Pyles with the Buckhannon detachment of the West Virginia State Police, at about 12:45 p.m., Pyles responded to a single-vehicle crash on Bull Run […]

Fairmont State University School of Nursing receives funding from Milan Puskar Foundation to provide care to local homeless populations

Fairmont State University

The Fairmont State University School of Nursing received a $40,000 grant from the Milan Puskar Foundation to support nursing students who will provide clinics and COVID-19 health and safety kits for the homeless population in Marion and Harrison Counties. “One of the major directives that Milan Puskar wished to address through the Milan Puskar Foundation […]

St. Joseph’s Hospital welcomes Katheryn Marsh, FNP-C to its family medicine team

Katheryn Marsh, FNP-C

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. — St. Joseph’s Hospital is pleased to welcome Katheryn Marsh, FNP-C to its family medicine team.  Katheryn received her Master of Science in Nursing from Walden University in Minneapolis.  She resides in Tucker County with her husband and two children and is active with St. Paul’s United Methodist Church and St. John’s United […]

Fetty-Santilli: Pancreatic cancer five-year survival rate increases from 5 to 10 percent

BUCKHANNON – November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, and the U.S. in 2020 has suffered the loss of many well-known and not-so-well-known people to this disease including Georgia Congressman and civil rights leader Rep. John Lewis in July, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in September, MLB Hall of Famer Bob Gibson in October […]

Beth’s keto-friendly ideas for post-Thanksgiving meals, snacks

Editor’s note: My Buckhannon reporter Beth Christian Broschart, who regularly practices a ketogenic diet, shares some tips for post-Thanksgiving keto-friendly snacks and ways to incorporate leftovers into low-carb dishes. ELKINS – Many folks these days have incorporated low carb and keto recipes into their lifestyle for either weight loss or to eat lower carbohydrates if […]

Score Black Friday deals while supporting local charities with AmazonSmile

BUCKHANNON – Did you know you can shop Black Friday deals on Amazon while simultaneously contributing to your favorite charitable organization at no additional cost? In fact, you can ensure your local charity of choice benefits from your Amazon purchases any time of the year – not just during the holiday season – through the […]