Almost Heaven Rib Fest to debut May 1 in Buckhannon

BUCKHANNON – The Almost Heaven Rib Fest will premiere May 1 at the Bicentennial Inn. Organizer of the Almost Heaven BBQ Bash Jody Light attended the March 25 Consolidated Public Works Board meeting and gave details of the event after […]

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Invitation for Bids: Roof Replacement

Legal Ads

Project Location:  Upshur County Former Jail Facility located directly behind the Courthouse at 12 South Locust Street, Buckhannon. The Upshur County Commission is seeking bids for the furnishing of labor, materials and performance of all work set forth in the […]

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Main Street to be closed Wednesday morning

Road Closed

The West Virginia Department of Highways has informed the City of Buckhannon that they are planning to close Main Street from 5 a.m. to 8 a.m. on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, weather permitting, to prep for repairs. Main Street will be closed between Locust Street and Florida Street, however Locust Street (Route 20) will be open, […]

Connie Barnette named VIP at St. Joseph’s Hospital

BUCKHANNON — St. Joseph’s Hospital recently honored Connie Barnette with the Valued Inspired Person Award (VIP) for the hospital. Connie was the ER concierge, but stepped up to help run the Drive-Through COVID Testing Trailer, collecting swab samples for the lab. Connie has worked diligently to provide the additional needs required since the pandemic started. […]

NASA awards West Virginia Wesleyan College two grants for undergraduate research

BUCKHANNON — New undergraduate research on the connections between climate change and the integrity of soil systems and the structure of crystals is underway at West Virginia Wesleyan College (WVWC) thanks to two grants from the National Aeronautical Space Administration (NASA) and the NASA-West Virginia Space Grant Consortium (WVSGC). The NASA-WVSGC Faculty Research Enhancement Award […]

Free COVID vaccinations available in Buckhannon available for anyone 16 or older

BUCKHANNON — The Upshur County Health Department has partnered with Community Care of West Virginia, WVU Medicine/St. Joseph’s Hospital, Upshur County Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, Upshur County Commission, Rotary Club of Buckhannon-Upshur and West Virginia Wesleyan College to host community vaccination clinics for persons aged 16 and older. The clinics take place […]

Photos: First half goals propel Lady ‘Cats over West Virginia State

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Wesleyan (3-1-0) women’s soccer team scored twice in the first half and held strong to defeat West Virginia State (1-3-1) by a final score of 2-0 on Sunday, March 28 at Ross Field. In […]

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Photos: Wesleyan lacrosse hosts D&E in home opener

WVWC Lacrosse

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Wesleyan lacrosse team (0-2) was bested by Davis & Elkins (2-0), 14-3 on Sunday (March 28) afternoon at Ross Field in Buckhannon, W.Va. WVWC Leaders — Victoria Sisson recorded her second-consecutive multi-goal game. Sisson […]

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