Wesleyan says it is open for business, will welcome conferences and camps this summer


BUCKHANNON, W.Va. – West Virginia Wesleyan College is now open and offering a full-range of conference and camp services for summer 2021. Beginning June 1, Wesleyan will offer a range of meeting spaces, outdoor venues, lodging accommodations and dining and catering services for groups large and small. “Whether it’s a day camp or an overnight […]

At long last, traffic signals to be installed at Kesling Mill, Childers Run intersections

Wreck at Kesling MIll intesection

BUCKHANNON – Type the phrases “Kesling Mill,” “Childers Run” and “vehicle” into an internet search engine, and the results are likely to yield article after article by local media outlets reporting on “another wreck,” “yet another crash,” “crashes continue” and other similarly titled stories. The notoriously dangerous intersections – those of U.S. Route 33 and […]

Wilma Jean Hamner Phillips

Wilma Jean Hamner Phillips passed from this life on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, under the care of Mountain Hospice at Mansfield Place in Philippi, W.Va.  She was born at Sago, W.Va., the daughter of the late Lyle and Bernice Tenney Hamner.  In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, […]

MU’s ‘Faces of Physics’ series continues April 12 with lecture on building radio telescopes

HUNTINGTON — Marshall University’s Faces of Physics virtual speakers series continues at 7 p.m. Monday, April 12, with an online presentation by radio astronomer Pranav Sanghavi. His talk, “On Building Radio Telescopes: From Radio Astronomy for Classrooms to Detecting Fast Radio Bursts,” is free and open to all and can be accessed at: https://youtu.be/IWzh270hWLE. Sanghavi […]

West Virginia reports 364 new COVID-19 cases, 15 deaths on Wednesday

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Wednesday that 364 new cases of COVID-19 have been identified in the Mountain State. Locally, new cases were reported in Upshur (1), Barbour (1) and Lewis (1) counties. A total of 15 cases are currently active in Upshur County, according to the DHHR. Fifteen additional […]