Strawberry Festival selects Junior Royalty Court

BUCKHANNON — Madison Burnside earned the right to reign over the West Virginia Strawberry Festival’s Junior Royalty Court Saturday. The Junior Royalty Pageant took place Saturday, April 24 at The Way of Holiness Church, with a total of 18 members — with ages ranging from four to 13 years — emerging as titleholders. Madison Burnside […]

‘Let us love not in word or speech, but in truth and action’: Wesleyan alum sees historic gift to establish research fellowship as ‘clarion call’ to liberal arts grads

BUCKHANNON – Abigail Bowe hopes to improve the effectiveness of addiction treatments by researching how neuroplasticity in the brain following drug abuse might aid in recovery. Logan Nelson plans to investigate how the planet’s warming temperatures are affecting plants, soils and mycorrhizal fungi. And for John Rose, the sky isn’t the limit. He will be […]

Walk-ins welcome at Community Vaccination Clinic on Friday, April 30

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. — Walk-Ins are welcome at the Community Vaccination Clinic to be held on Friday, April 30 at the Brushy Fork Event Center (Armory) in Buckhannon. Those wanting the vaccine can come between the hours of 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The vaccine available is Pfizer. The clinic is open to anyone with a […]

West Virginia reports 289 new COVID-19 cases on Monday

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Monday that 289 new cases of COVID-19 have been identified in the Mountain State. Locally, new cases were reported in Upshur (1), Barbour (6), Lewis (1), Randolph (2) and Webster (4) counties. A total of 25 cases are currently active in Upshur County, according to […]

Thomas Howard Glass Jr.

Obituary Thomas Glass

Thomas Howard Glass, Jr., left mortality on April 24, 2021, at his home in Buckhannon, West Virginia.  He was born in the middle of a World War II blackout in Charleston, West Virginia, the son of the late Thomas Howard and Margaret Gillespie Glass. A beloved husband, father and grandfather, Tom is survived by his […]