Upshur County Youth Soccer announces spring sign-ups

BUCKHANNON — The UCYS board of directors met last night to set up our spring season. Here are the registration details for the spring 2021 season. Cost for this spring season will be $45 for all age groups. In an attempt to make the season more affordable we will only be ordering a jersey for […]

City budget: SYCC budget slightly down, funding for outside entities may be higher

BUCKHANNON – While the Stockert Youth & Community Center’s budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1 dips down slightly, the City of Buckhannon has received several requests that may take its contributions to outside entities to a higher-than-normal […]

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West Virginia WIC continues remote services for families

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Public Health recently renewed federal waivers allowing for continued safe operation of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) during the COVID-19 pandemic. The waivers from United States Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service allow current […]

West Virginia reports 309 new COVID-19 cases, six deaths on Saturday

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Saturday that 309 new cases of COVID-19 have been identified in the Mountain State. Locally, new cases were reported in Upshur (11), Barbour (3), Lewis (2), Randolph (6) and Webster (1) counties. A total of 100 cases are currently active in Upshur County, according to […]

Commission approves new sheriff’s deputy agreement designed to attract only serious applicants

BUCKHANNON – The Upshur County Commission this week approved a three-way agreement regarding new deputies between the commission, the Upshur County Sheriff’s Office and new deputy hires that are not yet certified police officers. The agreement is designed to save […]

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You snooze, you lose – with some sleep trackers, say WVU neuroscientists

MORGANTOWN — Wearable sleep tracking devices – from Fitbit to Apple Watch to never-heard-of brands stashed away in the electronics clearance bin – have infiltrated the market at a rapid pace in recent years.  And like any consumer products, not all sleep trackers are created equal, according to West Virginia University neuroscientists.  Prompted by a lack of […]