Consolidated Board offers assistance to Buckhannon Post Office to enhance accessibility for all

BUCKHANNON – The City of Buckhannon’s Consolidated Public Works Board plans to contact the Buckhannon Post Office and offer the city’s services to make the post office more accessible. The board discussed and agreed to send a letter to the […]

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Young writers shine as the ‘Stars’ of Tuesday’s Upshur County BOE meeting

BUCKHANNON – French Creek Elementary School students and staff who went over and above to achieve greatness were introduced to the Upshur County Board of Education as Upshur Stars during Tuesday’s Upshur County BOE meeting. First to be recognized was […]

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William Paul Stalnaker

Obituary William Stalknaker

William Paul Stalnaker, 81, of Buckhannon, W.Va. died Saturday, April 24, 2021, at his home. He was born July 28, 1939, in Coalton, W.Va., a son of the late Joseph Harry and Nellie Lamb Stalnaker. On July 1, 1959, he married Anna Ruth Phillips who survives. Also surviving are three daughters, Deborah Schrock and partner […]

This Week in West Virginia History: April 25-May 1

Eccles Mine Disaster

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 25, 1863: About 1,500 Confederate soldiers under Gen. William ‘‘Grumble’’ Jones advanced through Greenland Gap, a deep pass through New Creek Mountain in Grant County. The Confederates encountered […]

Buckhannon resident graduates from Alderson Broaddus with perfect 4.0 GPA

President Dr. James “Tim” Barry addresses the most academically distinguished students earning awards at the 68th Honors Convocation on AB’s campus.

PHILIPPI, W.Va. — Honors Convocation is an annual celebration recognizing the distinguished achievements of Alderson Broaddus University’s most academically accomplished students. The tradition of Honors Convocation dedicates time prior to Commencement for the academic community to gather and recognize the very best of the University’s undergraduates who have made significant contributions to campus life and […]

Six inducted into International Education Honor Society at Glenville State College

Spring 2021 inductees to Glenville State College’s Kappa Omicron chapter of international education honor society Kappa Delta Pi (l-r) -- KDP Counselor Dr. Gerda Kumpiene, Brittany Koutsunis, Raven Friend, Cali Hayes, Nic McVaney, Lori Ray, Caroline Tinnel, and KDP Counselor Dr. Jeff Hunter.

GLENVILLE, W.Va. – Six Glenville State College students have been installed as new members of the international education honor society, Kappa Delta Pi (KDP). The students all took the oath as the newest KDP members on Thursday, April 8 at a ceremony held on campus. Those inducted included: Raven Friend, Cali Hayes, Brittany Koutsunis, Nicholas […]

West Virginia reports 375 new COVID-19 cases, four deaths on Saturday

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Saturday that 375 new cases of COVID-19 have been identified in the Mountain State. Locally, new cases were reported in Upshur (3), Barbour (4), Lewis (1), Randolph (1) and Webster (1) counties. A total of 29 cases are currently active in Upshur County, according to […]

Small business owners find big opportunity in first annual Seed WV competition

Entrepreneurial seeds are sprouting in West Virginia as a result of the first annual Seed WV contest. The first of its kind in the Mountain State, the contest — brought to life by the West Virginia University John Chambers College of Business and Economics — gave 20 West Virginia residents, innovators, entrepreneurs, businesses and non-profits […]