Pennsylvania man arrested for bringing marijuana into the state, possessing a weapon Monday on Wesleyan’s campus

BUCKHANNON – A Pennsylvania man was arrested on West Virginia Wesleyan’s campus Monday after allegedly being found in possession of marijuana and a firearm. Shaliek Cox, 18, of Washington, Pa., was arrested for possession of a deadly weapon on school […]

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Upshur BOE set to decide how Jan. 19 school re-entry will look at Wednesday meeting

BUCKHANNON – On Wednesday evening, the Upshur County Board of Education will be meeting in a special session where a topic great interest – school re-entry – will be the topic of discussion. And this time, the BOE could take […]

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Upshur, Lewis and Randolph counties all report new COVID-19 deaths Tuesday

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Tuesday that 40 more West Virginians have died from COVID-19, including residents of Upshur, Lewis and Randolph counties. The DHHR identified the local deaths as a 72-year old female from Upshur County, a 77-year old female and 79-year old male from Lewis County, and a […]

DHHR announces Low Income Energy Assistance Program

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) announced applications for the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) will be accepted beginning today, Monday, January 11, 2021, and ending at the close of business on January 29, 2021, or until funds are exhausted. The federally funded program assists eligible state […]

WVDOH fighting potholes before they form

CHARLESTON, WV – Nobody likes potholes, especially the men and women who work tirelessly to patch them. So the West Virginia Division of Highways (WVDOH) has begun its annual fight against potholes, starting with prevention. Highways officials have spent the past couple of winters undertaking an aggressive campaign to trim tree canopy above the state’s […]