St. Joseph’s Hospital Auxiliary presents scholarship award to Madison Wamsley

BUCKHANNON, WV –The St. Joseph’s Hospital Auxiliary presented Madison Elizabeth Wamsley with a $750 scholarship award from their 2020-2021 year. Wamsley attended Buckhannon-Upshur High School where she was involved in Student Government, Student Council and was on the National Honor Society Dean’s list. She had also served as a Junior Volunteer at St. Joseph’s Hospital […]

DataRobot to open office in Morgantown

MORGANTOWN, WV – DataRobot, the leader in Augmented Intelligence, Gov. Jim Justice and state officials at a ceremony Wednesday announced that the company is opening an office in Vantage Ventures in Morgantown. The new office will further the company’s mission to democratize AI through expanded hiring in software engineering, professional services, and customer support. In […]

City advises residents of planned water outage for Tennerton area

BUCKHANNON — The City of Buckhannon Water Department has scheduled a planned water outage for the Tennerton area on Thursday, June 10th. This outage will begin at 9 a.m., along Route 20 from the Middle School to Tractor Supply, with work taking place near the State Farm Agency. Thank you for your patience while the […]

Painting the town yellow: Traders Alley Pavement Marking event engages youth to instill sense of community pride, ownership in public art

BUCKHANNON – ART26201, the Upshur County Board of Education and the City of Buckhannon recently gained funding to complete a colorful piece of artwork, which now spans the 600 feet of Traders Alley in hopes it will give pedestrians and […]

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West Virginia reports 24 new COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday as active cases dip slightly

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Wednesday that 3,346 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in the Mountain State. That’s a decrease of 85 cases since the last report. Locally, COVID-19 cases are active in Upshur (55), Barbour (13), Lewis (8), Randolph (223) and Webster (5) counties. In Upshur County, that’s […]

Claudius Wayne Mills

Obituary Claudius Mills

Claudius Wayne Mills, 82, of Buckhannon, W.Va., went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday, June 8, 2021. He was born December 4, 1938, at Sand Run, the son of Ray and Stada Cutright Mills of Sand Run. On March 15, 1957, he married Lora Margaret Robinson, who survives. Also surviving are one son, Kevin […]