Linda Smith named Upshur County Schools Service Personnel of the Year
Linda Smith is named Upshur County Schools Service Personnel employee of the Year Friday at Buckhannon Academy Elementary School. She is congratulated by school administration, staff and students along with Superintendent Dr. Sara Lewis-Stankus and Assistant Superintendent Dr. Debra Harrison.

Linda Smith named Upshur County Schools Service Personnel of the Year

BUCKHANNON – Linda Smith is a cook at Buckhannon Academy Elementary School, but on Friday BAES students, teachers, administration, service personnel along with Upshur County…

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Central W.Va. Center for Pregnancy Care supplies ‘Bags of Hope’ to mothers in transition
The Central West Virginia Center for Pregnancy Care and World Vision team up to provide ‘Hope Kit Bags’ Tuesday in Buckhannon. The kits are packed with supplies for mothers, especially those who have to leave their homes in a hurry. Pictured are, from left, David Leach, World Vision Site Manager; CWVPCP representative Anna Burr; and World Vision Partner Coordinator Kristina Wamsley. There were more than 50 ‘Hope Kit Bags’ distributed during Tuesday’s event.

Central W.Va. Center for Pregnancy Care supplies ‘Bags of Hope’ to mothers in transition

BUCKHANNON – Being a mother is one of the most important jobs a person can have, but sometimes when caring for children, mothers forget to…

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Lala Mooney shares her story of coming of age in Communist Cuba
Lala Mooney, the keynote speaker at the Central W.Va. Republican Women's meeting Monday, discusses her experience of being held as a political prisoner in Cuba.

Lala Mooney shares her story of coming of age in Communist Cuba

BUCKHANNON – On Monday evening, Lala Mooney, of Charles Town, shared her personal and political story with members of the Central WV Republican Women’s Club.…

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‘One Brushstroke at a Time’ to paint picture of God’s word across the U.S. as Jenny Pfister’s TV show goes national

BUCKHANNON – A local show featuring Buckhannon’s own Jenny Pfister, “One Brushstroke at a Time” will soon be featured on Uplift TV on satellite, enabling…

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Nine weeks in the life of a city police officer: Participants peek inside police cruisers, Youth Academy announced
Lt. Doug Loudin shows a Citizen's Police Academy participant the inside of a police cruiser at a recent class.

Nine weeks in the life of a city police officer: Participants peek inside police cruisers, Youth Academy announced

BUCKHANNON – Learning about some of the aspects that go into being a Buckhannon police officer has been quite an eye-opener to me and just…

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Wentz, Golden Horseshoe winners among Tuesday’s Upshur Stars
Buckhannon-Upshur High School freshman Camden Wentz receives an Upshur Stars award Tuesday during the BOE meeting in recognition of his musical talent. Camden is the first-chair cellist with the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra, and he conducts the Upshur County Youth Orchestra.

Wentz, Golden Horseshoe winners among Tuesday’s Upshur Stars

BUCKHANNON – The Upshur County School System contains a galaxy of students, teachers and staff who shine, and during Tuesday’s BOE meeting, members continued to…

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Hospital to equip every public school classroom, bus with wound kit through ‘Stop the Bleed’ program
Linda Smith, R.N., talks with Upshur County BOE members about the Stop the Bleed program. The hope is to put kits in each Upshur County classroom and each bus to help if someone is bleeding. Smith said a person can bleed out in 8-10 minutes and using the kits could save lives.

Hospital to equip every public school classroom, bus with wound kit through ‘Stop the Bleed’ program

BUCKHANNON – Upshur County Board of Education members learned about a program aimed at saving lives in the event of an emergency during their meeting…

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#TUCKERTOUGH it out Saturday for one of Upshur County’s strongest advocates for youth recreation
The Tucker family, Shawn and Adrienne, with their three children, Madelyn, Brooks and Molly.

#TUCKERTOUGH it out Saturday for one of Upshur County’s strongest advocates for youth recreation

BUCKHANNON – The forecast for Saturday includes temperatures in the 70s and the opportunity to get out with friends to honor and remember a much-loved…

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