SJM Respiratory Therapist & Department Director Diane Ocheltree to retire

WESTON, W.Va. – Respiratory Therapist, Diane Ocheltree, is retiring from Mon Health Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital (SJMH) after 43 years of service. Diane has been the Respiratory Department Director since 1992. She will be missed dearly by her staff and coworkers. “Ms. Ocheltree has over 40 years of service to our institution and we are […]

Man arrested on drug-related charges after police allegedly found him sitting in stolen vehicle

BUCKHANNON – An Upshur County man was arrested Tuesday after officers allegedly found 7.64 grams of methamphetamine in a stolen vehicle he was sitting inside. Clarence B. Collins, 53, of Buckhannon, was arrested for possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine, […]

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Residents object to rezoning petition that would allow new bank drive-thru to open on South Kanawha Street

BUCKHANNON – Traffic congestion, light pollution and lower property values emerged as some of the many concerns of more than a dozen city residents who came to Thursday’s Buckhannon City Council meeting to voice opposition to a petition to rezone […]

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This Week in West Virginia History: April 18-24

Gun Seized in the Paint Creek Strike

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org. April 18, 1912: The Paint Creek-Cabin Creek Strike of 1912–13 began when coal operators rejected the demand of their unionized workers for a wage increase. The strike that followed […]

More than 500,000 West Virginians have now been fully vaccinated for COVID-19

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Sunday that 370 new cases of COVID-19 have been identified in the Mountain State. The state also crossed a vaccination milestone Sunday, with more than 500,000 residents now fully vaccinated against the virus. Locally, new cases were reported in Barbour (3) and Randolph (1) counties […]

Glenville State College Players to perform All My Sons

Glenville State College Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Dr. Donal Hardin at the microphone at a previous reader’s theater production. The Glenville State College Players will perform Arthur Miller’s All My Sons at GSC, April 22-24.

GLENVILLE, W.Va. – The Glenville State College Players will present a reader’s theatre version of Arthur Miller’s All My Sons on Thursday, April 22, Friday, April 23, and Saturday, April 24. Each performance will take place at 7:00 p.m. in the Heflin Administration Building President’s Auditorium. Face coverings are required and seating inside the Auditorium […]