B-UHS offers a slew of new books as school celebrates National School Library Week and libraries take on vital role during pandemic

Buckhannon-Upshur High School students Kloey Chapman, Bella Weatherholtz and Olivia McKisic browse books donated by West Virginia Read Aloud during a recent event at the school celebrating School Library Week. More than 1,000 books were donated to the school so students could select the perfect book to help rekindle the love of reading.

BUCKHANNON – Most of us have fond memories of books as we were younger including our favorite characters and stories – and lots of people remember snuggling up with our grownups and listening as those books were read aloud to […]

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Strawberry Festival to host Classic Car Cruise-in Saturday, May 15

BUCKHANNON — The 79th annual West Virginia Strawberry Festival, W.Va. Classic Wheels Car Club and Performance Chevrolet is excited to announce the West Virginia Strawberry Festival Classic Car Cruise-in will be held on historical Main Street in Buckhannon. The cruise-in is scheduled to take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 15 on […]

Keep calm and plant something: Fred Brooks Garden Club open to new members

BUCKHANNON — The Fred Brooks Garden Club recently met at Fred Brooks Park in Buckhannon to start planning a new year of projects and education. Judging for the Strawberry Yard of the Month begins this week. Winners for the previous three years cannot win this year. Anyone interested in joining Fred Brooks can reach out […]

Verla Edith Dimond Barlow

Obituary Verla Barlow

Verla Edith Dimond Barlow, 85 of Pittsburgh, Pa. died peacefully on Saturday, May 1, 2021. Born June 18, 1935 in Niagara Falls, N.Y., she was the second youngest daughter of nine children of the late Charles Dimond and Edith Mary Call Dimond.  Verla is preceded in death by her husband Allan B. Barlow who were […]

WVU Medicine Children’s now offering telemedicine appointments at St. Joseph’s Hospital

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Specialists from WVU Medicine Children’s are now providing appointments for families at WVU Medicine St. Joseph’s Hospital in Buckhannon. “Expert, specialized care should be available to all children, regardless of where they live,” Amy L. Bush, B.S.N., M.B.A., R.N., C.N.O.R., chief operating officer for WVU Medicine Children’s, said. “That’s why we’re thrilled […]

Robert “Kroger Bob” Hamner

Obituary Robert Hamner

Robert “Kroger Bob” Hamner, 81, of French Creek, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 2, 2021, at the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport. Bob, a Christian by faith, was a lifelong member of Sago Baptist Church, where he served as Sunday School Teacher, Youth Leader, and Deacon. He loved serving God. Bob […]

West Virginia reports 285 new COVID-19 cases on Monday

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Monday that 285 new cases of COVID-19 have been identified in the Mountain State. Locally, new cases were reported in Lewis (3), Randolph (1) and Webster (3) counties. A total of 18 cases are currently active in Upshur County, according to the DHHR. No additional […]