WVDEP accepting applications for teacher awards

Teacher Apple

Agency to honor top environmental educators CHARLESTON, WV – The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection’s (WVDEP) Rehabilitation Environmental Action Plan (REAP) is now accepting applications for the 2021 Make It Shine Environmental Teacher of the Year awards. The deadline to submit an application is February 14, 2021. Winners will be chosen on the elementary, […]

St. Joseph’s Hospital expands hours for drive-through COVID-19 testing

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. — St. Joseph’s Hospital is expanding their hours for drive-through COVID-19 testing. Testing will now be done Monday through Saturday from 7 am to 3 pm.  The drive-through testing is located in front of the hospital between the main entrance and the ER entrance.  Patients must have an order from a physician to be […]

TES Upshur student Stars’ dedication to learning amid pandemic gleams brightly

TENNERTON – Tennerton Elementary School students, teachers and volunteers were in the limelight Tuesday as they were recognized and received Upshur Stars for their many accomplishments. TES Principal Tristen Gray introduced BOE members and attendees to the Upshur Stars from his school. First, Gray recognized staff at TES, adding that the school has a wonderful, […]

Connie Lynn Miller

Obituary Connie Miller

Connie Lynn Miller, 56, of Volga, W.Va., died Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at J. W. Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, W.Va. She was born June 1, 1964, in Buckhannon, W.Va., a daughter of Sherry Jenkins Bailey of Ohio and the late James Bailey. On September 4, 1988 she married Terry Miller who preceded her in […]

Upshur County Youth Baseball and Softball told hold signups in February

Upshur County Youth Baseball and Softball has announced signup dates for the spring season: Saturday, February 6, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, February 13, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, February 20, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, February 27, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. All signups will take place at the Upshur field […]

Kristie Tenney tapped as Upshur County Commission president for 2021

BUCKHANNON – Commissioner Kristie Tenney was voted in as Upshur County Commission President, taking the reins of the county governmental body during Thursday’s Jan. 7 meeting. Tenney said she was in her third year of a six-year term and this is the first time she had been appointed president. “This commission that is in place […]

Lewis County reports first COVID-19 reinfection, Upshur announces vaccine schedule updates

COVID-19 Test

The Lewis County Health Department reported the county’s first instance of COVID-19 reinfection Friday, saying a person who previously had the virus has again tested positive. “We have seen our first COVID-19 reinfection in Lewis County,” the LCHD wrote on Facebook. “This is the second time that they have tested positive since the pandemic has […]

Jerry Mason Haymond

Obituary Jerry Haymond

Jerry Mason Haymond, 72, of Crawford, W.Va., died Wednesday, January 6, 2021, at his home. He was born April 9, 1948, a son of the late William Ford and Lottie Oletha Isenhart Haymond. He is survived by his wife, Joyce Mae Walton of 52 years. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two […]