Library requests additional funding from BOE due to shortfall; instructional support specialist assigned to county schools

BUCKHANNON – Upshur County Board of Education members on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve continued funding for the Upshur County Public Library in the amount of $93,700. However, due to the loss of their major fundraiser and a grant, the […]

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Automatic deer skinner, bird hunting app among inventions proffered at Agriculture Innovation Challenge

BUCKHANNON – Four Buckhannon-Upshur High School 10th-grade FFA Students were recognized Friday as winners in the West Virginia Student Agriculture Innovation Challenge. The event is sponsored by the Robert C. Byrd Institute at Marshall University, Eastern West Virginia Community & Technical College and the West Virginia Departments of Agriculture and Education. FFA students Kaylin Walton, […]

No student vaccination clinics planned, but Upshur County Schools encourages eligible teens, families to get vaccinated

BUCKHANNON – While no vaccine clinics specifically designed for Upshur County School students ages 16 and older have been scheduled thus far, Upshur County Schools officials are working to disseminate information about where those students can receive a COVID-19 vaccine […]

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Mountain Mama Market + Artistry’s grand opening set for Saturday, April 10

BUCKHANNON – Looking for a gift, a new piece of jewelry or something special for your home? Well, a new collaborative shop opening up Saturday in Buckhannon might just have the perfect piece – especially if you like shopping locally. Mountain Mama Market + Artistry LLC will host its grand opening from 9 a.m. to […]

Second Sack Lunches for Seth slated for April 22; Orders due by April 14

BUCKHANNON – As the days become warmer, many people are taking to the outdoors to spend their lunch breaks, and an upcoming event offers the opportunity to have a delicious sack lunch in the sunshine delivered to your work – all while helping raise funds for a neighbor in need. The Sack Lunches for Seth […]

B-UHS Choir selected to sing at 100th anniversary of Lincoln Memorial dedication

BUCKHANNON – The Buckhannon-Upshur High School Choir recently received the green light from the Upshur County Board of Education to travel to the nation’s capital for the centennial anniversary of the dedication of the Lincoln Memorial. B-UHS Choral Director Jeremiah Smallridge and his choir students have been invited to represent West Virginia in Washington, D.C. […]

Six ways to have an ‘Eggs’-tra special Easter weekend with your family

BUCKHANNON – As we begin our celebrations for Easter this Sunday, My Buckhannon has scoured the area in search of activities that are geared for the younger set to have an ‘egg-celent’ time as they prepare for Peter Cottontail to come hopping down the bunny trail. While these are by no means all the events […]