2020-21 WVWC Men’s Soccer

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Donaldson gets 350th win as soccer ‘Cats top Wheeling to open delayed 2020-21 season

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. — Charlie Naylor’s first career goal propelled the West Virginia Wesleyan men’s soccer team to a 2-1 win over Wheeling at Ross Field on Sunday (Feb. 21). The victory was head coach Gavin Donaldson’s 350th win as the […]

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Snowshoe Foundation donates AccuView Vein Finder to Webster County Memorial Hospital

Webster Springs, W.Va. — In early February, Webster County Memorial Hospital received a grant from the Snowshoe Foundation to purchase an AccuView Vein Finder. The AccuView Vein Finder will make a significant difference in patient care when it comes to intravenous access sites. When a patient has low blood pressure or poor vein visibility the […]

Marshall University’s 12th annual Festival of New Music to be held Feb. 25-26

The Marshall University School of Music will host the 12th Annual Festival of New Music on Thursday and Friday, Feb. 25-26. The festival features chamber music, electro-acoustic music, and music for film composed by guest composers, Marshall University composition faculty, students and Marshall alumni. The festival will stream online at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, and […]

FETC cosmetology program teaches success in beauty and business

Kaylee Halterman, a cosmetology student at the Fred Eberle Technology Center, works on braiding as instructor Crystal Moss looks on. The cosmetology program at FETC is currently taking applications for the next class, which begins around August and takes approximately 14 months to complete.

One of the most in-demand programs at Fred Eberle Technical Center is also one of its newest — cosmetology. The program, which had a 100% job placement rate last year, teaches students and adults not only the basics of beauty but also the core business principals to help them succeed on their own. Mary Hull […]

BFD Capt. Joey Baxa examines ‘the staffing dichotomy’ in nationwide firefighting magazine

BUCKHANNON – The Buckhannon Fire Department’s own Captain Joey Baxa penned an article that was recently published in the national magazine “Fire Engineering.” Baxa wrote an article titled “The Staffing Dichotomy: Quality vs. Quantity,” and it was published in January 2021. “It’s amazing to have that connectivity and getting questions from firefighters that you would […]

West Virginia Wesleyan College saluted as 2021-2022 Military Friendly School

BUCKHANNON, WV – West Virginia Wesleyan College (WVWC) was saluted this week as a 2021-2022 Military Friendly School by Viqtory, a private entity that ranks employers, institutions of higher education and more on their policies and military friendliness. “Wesleyan provides veterans and military spouses a tremendous opportunity to start their post-military service future here,” said […]

Number of active COVID-19 cases in Upshur County drops below 100 on Sunday

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Sunday that 252 new cases of COVID-19 have been identified in the Mountain State. Locally, new cases were reported in Upshur (1), Barbour (3), Lewis (2) and Webster (2) counties. A total of 99 cases are currently active in Upshur County, according to the DHHR. […]

St. Joseph’s Hospital to open Wound Care Clinic March 1

STJ Wound Care

BUCKHANNON — St. Joseph’s Hospital is pleased to announce that their Wound Care Clinic will open on Monday, March 1st. The Clinic will treat a variety of wounds that have not started to heal within two weeks, including chronic wounds, diabetic foot ulcers, pressure ulcers, surgical and traumatic wounds, ostomy care and arterial and venous […]