W.Va. hunters harvest 10,134 turkeys during spring 2021 season

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.VA. — According to preliminary data released by the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (WVDNR), hunters harvested 10,134 turkeys during the state’s spring gobbler season. The 2021 harvest is 10.43 percent lower than the 2020 harvest, when hunters took 11,320 birds. The 2021 harvest is 10.32 percent below the five-year average of […]

ART26201, WVWC partner on exhibit featuring major American artists June 12-July 3

BUCKHANNON — ART26201 and West Virginia Wesleyan College announced today a new partnership to exhibit Wesleyan’s For Meyer Schapiro collection at the M.I.B. GALLERY in downtown Buckhannon from June 12 – July 3. Renowned American painter Chuck Olson will headline the exhibit’s opening, slated for June 12 at 4:00 p.m., and it will feature works […]

Buckhannon man admits drug and counterfeit charges

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CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – Garry William Moran, II, of Buckhannon, West Virginia, has admitted to drug and counterfeit charges, Acting United States Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced. Moran, 41, pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of “Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine” and one count of “Possession of Counterfeit Obligations.” Moran admitted to having […]

Randolph County woman, age 62, only COVID-19 death reported in West Virginia on Tuesday

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Tuesday that 3,431 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in the Mountain State. That’s a decrease of 94 cases since the last report. Locally, COVID-19 cases are active in Upshur (54), Barbour (13), Lewis (8), Randolph (228) and Webster (8) counties. In Upshur County, that’s […]

Harold J. Aylestock

Obituary Harold Aylestock

Harold Joe Aylestock, 93, of Berryville, Virginia went home to be with his Lord on Saturday, May 29, 2021 at his home. Mr. Aylestock was born December 5, 1927 in Gould, West Virginia, the son of Parley Aylestock and Nola Gould Aylestock  He was the co-owner of Loudoun Tunneling.  He served in the U. S. […]