Upshur Stars dazzle BOE with arts, music, community service

BUCKHANNON – Upshur County Board of Education members were dazzled last week by the new Upshur Stars as they heard skilled students singing, saw their beautiful works of art and learned about their service to the community. Before the Tuesday, March 23 BOE meeting, troops of Girl Scouts gathered to sell their delicious Girl Scout […]

Buckhannon resident named SJMH Employee of Month

Leslie Holley

WESTON, W.Va. – Leslie Holley, of the Mon Health Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital’s (SJMH) Emergency Department (ED), has been named the ICARE March 2021 Employee of the Month. She began work at SJMH in 2011 in the Laboratory after receiving her phlebotomy certification from Pierpont Community and Technical College.  She remembers the occasion well because […]

AB students selected for internship opportunity

AB Alderson Broaddus

PHILIPPI, W.Va. — Alderson Broaddus University sophomore Bailey Fedun, junior Ally Kirk, and senior Racheal Lee are among several undergraduate student interns selected to participate in the 2021 WV-INBRE Summer Research Program. The nine-week program focuses on graduate-level research training while expanding the learning experience through workshops, seminars, mentoring, and the use of state-of-the-art core […]

Become a certified welder at Fred Eberle Technical Center

Billy Poling is the instructor for welding technology at Fred Eberle Technical Center. Certifications are earned by students who successfully complete the program.

Careers in welding can be lucrative, with jobs available in nearly every corner of the world. Fred Eberle Technical Center welding technology instructor Billy Poling said students who want to earn their certifications and learn hands-on knowledge about the trade have come to the right place. “We teach the theory of welding, and students will […]

West Virginia reports 297 new COVID-19 cases, three deaths on Sunday

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Sunday that 297 new cases of COVID-19 have been identified in the Mountain State. Locally, new cases were reported in Upshur (1) and Lewis (2) counties. A total of 38 cases are currently active in Upshur County, according to the DHHR. Three additional deaths have […]