State superintendent of schools Clayton Burch travels to Upshur to offer his congratulations to Erin Anderson
Erin Anderson, fifth-grade teacher at Tennerton Elementary School is selected as the West Virginia Teacher of the Year. Congratulating Anderson is Tennerton Principal Tristen Gray, Upshur County BOE Vice President Katie Loudin, Upshur BOE President Dr. Tammy Samples, Anderson, Upshur County Superintendent Dr. Sara Lewis Stankus and WV Superintendent of Schools W. Clayton Burch. Anderson will represent West Virginia at the National Teacher of the Year Contest.

State superintendent of schools Clayton Burch travels to Upshur to offer his congratulations to Erin Anderson

TENNERTON – A Tennerton Elementary School fifth-grade teacher put Upshur County Schools on the map after winning the honor of West Virginia Teacher of the…

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Schoology, Apple-certified teachers snag Upshur Stars at BOE
Rock Cave Elementary School instructors completing Schoology training are recognized during the Upshur County BOE meeting Tuesday. Superintendent of Upshur County Schools Dr. Sara Lewis Stankus congratulates completers including Amanda Craig, Amber Posey, Hannah Lively, Jill Stemple, Nicky Smith and Samantha Gainer. Also receiving recognition, but not present were Pamela Hissam and Shanah Carpenter.

Schoology, Apple-certified teachers snag Upshur Stars at BOE

BUCKHANNON – Members of the Upshur County Board of Education and Administration face and solve many challenges each day. So, during last week’s regular BOE…

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Upshur BOE grapples with how to stage Homecoming in the midst of pandemic
Buckhannon-Upshur High School has changed the date for Homecoming Week to Oct. 19 to 24, During Tuesday's Upshur County BOE meeting B-UHS Student Council Representative Henry 'Hank' Phllips and B-UHS Student Council Advisor Michael Wilson updated BOE on their plans for the event and asked for BOE approval.

Upshur BOE grapples with how to stage Homecoming in the midst of pandemic

BUCKHANNON – Buckhannon-Upshur High School Homecoming festivities have been moved to mid-October – about a month later than the original date – school officials announced…

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A win-win: Pallottine Foundation teams up with W.Va. VOAD and local eateries to address community food insecurity
Pictured, from left, are volunteer Wendy Miller, volunteer Tammy Crites, office manager Kay Wayts and summer intern Sean Crites at the Upshur Parish House, which worked with WV VOAD and C.J. Maggie's Restaurant to supply meals to address food insecurity locally. / Photo courtesy Kristi Wilkerson

A win-win: Pallottine Foundation teams up with W.Va. VOAD and local eateries to address community food insecurity

BUCKHANNON – Over the course of eight weeks this summer, funds provided by the Pallottine Foundation to the West Virginia Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster…

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Emergency meeting: COVID-19 outbreak reported in Upshur County Courthouse, four people test positive so far
The Upshur County Courthouse / Photo by Katie Kuba

Emergency meeting: COVID-19 outbreak reported in Upshur County Courthouse, four people test positive so far

BUCKHANNON – The Upshur County Commission on Monday held an emergency meeting by telephone to address a COVID-19 outbreak involving four cases believed to be…

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Families explain what factors played into their choice between virtual or blended learning ahead of first day of school

BUCKHANNON – More than 1,000 students in Upshur County Schools are signed up to attend school virtually this fall, meaning they won’t attend in-person classes.…

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Celebration of the century: Country Club Estates neighbors organize drive-by birthday parade for Lenora Thomason
Well-wishers offer their best to neighbor Lenora Thomason who celebrated turning 100 years old Tuesday evening.

Celebration of the century: Country Club Estates neighbors organize drive-by birthday parade for Lenora Thomason

BUCKHANNON – When people think about celebrating a birthday, items that usually come to mind include presents, balloons, cards, flowers, cake, well wishes and visiting…

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