Strawberry Festival welcomes applicants for 2021 Children’s Photogenic Contest

BUCKHANNON — The 79th West Virginia Strawberry Festival is pleased to announce the 2021 Children’s Photogenic Contest. This contest is being held as a festival event and will be judged by local photographers. To enter, send one nonreturnable picture (no 8×10) with $10 entry fee per child. One winner will be selected from each age […]

West Virginia Wesleyan College Student Senate honors Dr. Tamara Bailey, Alisa Lively

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. – West Virginia Wesleyan College’s Student Senate honored two members of the West Virginia Wesleyan College community for their work this past year. “In order for students to vote on the Faculty and Staff of the Year, they must first nominate faculty and staff members,” Katherine Marks ’23, awards and elections chair for […]

Former Brushy Fork Mart employee charged with embezzlement

BUCKHANNON – An Upshur County woman has been accused of embezzlement after allegedly taking approximately $2,000 worth of items from Brushy Fork Mart while working there as an employee. Cassandra L. Sheets, 28, of Buckhannon was charged with embezzlement, a […]

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Davis Medical Center introduces The Academy for high school graduates

DMC Academy

ELKINS, W.Va. — Davis Medical Center (DMC) is rolling out a new on-the-job-learning program, The Academy, specifically targeting high school graduates who are undecided about a career path or whether they are going to attend college in the fall. The Academy provides paid, job-related education and coaching to create workers fully competent to perform various […]

Pamela Kay Casto

Obituary Pam Casto

Pamela Kay Casto, 69, of Buckhannon, W.Va., died Sunday, April 25, 2021, at United Hospital Center in Bridgeport, W.Va. She was born March 16, 1952, in Upshur County, W.Va., a daughter of the late Harry and Freda Potts Phillips. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four sons, James Phillips, David […]

Save on your essential spring shopping at the Southern States Open House this week

Southern States Open House

The timing couldn’t be better — Southern States in Buckhannon is hosting their Spring Open House this week just as temperatures are soaring and the sun is shining. It’s the perfect time to get outside and start prepping for the warmer months ahead. This week, you can save on everything from fruit trees to fertilizer […]