Linda’s Kitchen set to open July 4 in downtown Buckhannon
Linda’s Kitchen will open Saturday, July 4 at 8 a.m. in the Moose Lodge #598 building located at 25 North Kanawha St. in Buckhannon. Pictured are Pete Carpenter, Moose Administrator; Tressa Watson, employee; Linda Lee, cook; and Carlye Day, waitress.

Linda’s Kitchen set to open July 4 in downtown Buckhannon

BUCKHANNON – Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, it seems residents are looking for good home cooking, and a new restaurant opening on the Fourth of July will offer patrons the opportunity…

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Approximately 135 B-UHS graduates participate in socially distanced commencement
Buckhannon-Upshur High School Seniors march onto the Freal “Red” Crites Memorial Stadium Field Friday evening for the 133rd Buckhannon-Upshur High School Commencement Exercises.

Approximately 135 B-UHS graduates participate in socially distanced commencement

BUCKHANNON – Parents and relatives, school administrators and staff gathered Friday evening to celebrate the 133rd annual commencement exercises for the Buckhannon-Upshur High School Class of 2020 at the Freal…

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Upshur BOE approves purchase of 200-plus Smart TVs to pair with Apple devices
Quinten Oldaker, Upshur County technology systems specialist, updates the Upshur County BOE about the one-to-one technology devices and asks for approval for smart TVs for each classroom to allow for interactive instruction.

Upshur BOE approves purchase of 200-plus Smart TVs to pair with Apple devices

BUCKHANNON – Upshur County Board of Education members recently received an update on the one-to-one devices to be doled out to each Upshur County School student for the 2020-2021 school…

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Upshur FRN urging residents to fill out census, participate in ‘Count Me In’ contests
Upshur County FRN Director Lori Ulderich Harvey has joined in with the Count Me in WV program to help encourage folks to complete the 2020 Census. Harvey said one of the contests being sponsored locally for the Count Me in WV Day of Action, June 17, is finding road signs with ‘Take the Census’ printed on them and posting a picture of the sign and giving its location. The contest runs through the end of the month and a winner will be selected July 1. Entries should be posted www.facebook.com/countmeinwvuc or search for @countmeinwvuc.

Upshur FRN urging residents to fill out census, participate in ‘Count Me In’ contests

BUCKHANNON – If you have not completed and submitted your 2020 Census Form, it is not too late. In Buckhannon, the Count Me In WV Day of Action begins June…

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Freal ‘Red’ Crites Memorial Football Stadium bleachers to be replaced — but June 26 graduation won’t be affected

BUCKHANNON – During Thursday’s Upshur County Board of Education meeting, BOE members unanimously approved updating bleachers at the Buckhannon-Upshur High School Freal “Red” Crites Memorial Football Stadium. Although the bleachers…

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The ‘how-tos’ of helping aid organizations — or receiving help from them — in the era of COVID-19
The Clothes Closet thrift store opened back up on Monday, June 1 for shoppers. Volunteer Kenneth Harvey helps shopper Carrie Fitzwater with her purchases.

The ‘how-tos’ of helping aid organizations — or receiving help from them — in the era of COVID-19

BUCKHANNON – Two local service organizations – the Upshur Parish House and the Salvation Army – have resumed their regular operating hours and continue to serve the needs of local…

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Perkins assumes treasurer role for Upshur County Schools
Lifelong Upshur County resident Jeffrey Perkins is the new Upshur County Schools Business Manager/Treasurer. Perkins said he is excited to begin serving in the position and brings experience from both the military and Boy Scouts of America.

Perkins assumes treasurer role for Upshur County Schools

BUCKHANNON – Upshur County Schools is welcoming one of its newest staff members, Jeffrey Perkins, who will be the treasurer and financial director as George Carver retires from this position.…

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