Library requests additional funding from BOE due to shortfall; instructional support specialist assigned to county schools

BUCKHANNON – Upshur County Board of Education members on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve continued funding for the Upshur County Public Library in the amount of $93,700. However, due to the loss of their major fundraiser and a grant, the […]

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The legislative session is over, but West Virginia’s overdose crisis rages on

This story was originally published by Mountain State Spotlight. For more stories from Mountain State Spotlight, visit www.mountainstatespotlight.org. By Lauren Peace and Erin Beck, Mountain State Spotlight West Virginia’s drug overdose crisis is getting worse. But instead of working on legislation to address root causes and increase access to treatment and overdose reversal medication, West […]

Smithfield Street slated to be paved soon

BUCKHANNON — The City of Buckhannon Director of Public Works Jerry Arnold and Street Commissioner Brad Hawkins have announced that the contractor will begin the paving of Smithfield Street this Thursday and Friday, April 15 and 16, 2021, weather permitting. The rain date for the project is Monday, April 19, 2021. Please understand that this […]

Automatic deer skinner, bird hunting app among inventions proffered at Agriculture Innovation Challenge

BUCKHANNON – Four Buckhannon-Upshur High School 10th-grade FFA Students were recognized Friday as winners in the West Virginia Student Agriculture Innovation Challenge. The event is sponsored by the Robert C. Byrd Institute at Marshall University, Eastern West Virginia Community & Technical College and the West Virginia Departments of Agriculture and Education. FFA students Kaylin Walton, […]

ResCare is hiring Direct Care Workers and a Behavior Support Professional

ResCare - Now Hiring

ResCare is now hiring Direct Care Workers in Buckhannon, Elkins and Belington.  All that is required is a High School Diploma / GED, driver’s license, Social Security card, proof of auto insurance, and auto registration.  They will train you and the training is paid.  ResCare also has an opening for a Behavior Support Professional in […]

City to begin flushing fire hydrants Monday, April 19

Fire Hydrant Flush

The City of Buckhannon Water Department will begin flushing fire hydrants Monday, April 19 and will continue each workday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. throughout the city water system, until complete. This does not include the public service districts.   Please check water before doing any light colored laundry, water may be discolored due to flushing.  […]

West Virginia reports 413 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, nine deaths

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Wednesday that 413 new cases of COVID-19 have been identified in the Mountain State. Locally, new cases were reported in Upshur (2), Barbour (2), Lewis (3) and Randolph (8) counties. A total of 31 cases are currently active in Upshur County, according to the DHHR. […]

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