59th annual W.Va. Wildflower Pilgrimage set for May 6-9 at Canaan Valley Resort State Park

DAVIS — The 59th annual West Virginia Wildflower Pilgrimage, hosted by the WV Garden Club, Inc. and the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources, returns this year May 6-9 at Canaan Valley Resort State Park. The weekend-long event requires pre-registration, which can be done by emailing Wendy.L.Greene@wv.gov or calling 304-558-2754. Featured workshops and programs include the beginner’s wildflower workshop, beginning […]

Two injured in Kesling Mill intersection wreck Thursday

BUCKHANNON – Two people were injured – one seriously – in a two-vehicle wreck at the intersection of Kesling Mill Road and U.S. Route 33 late Thursday morning. The accident happened just after 11 a.m. when a red Dodge Intrepid being driven by Debra Davis, 70, of Hico, West Virginia, was traveling eastbound on Route […]

Clarksburg woman arrested for third-offense shoplifting for allegedly stealing socks, Mountain Dew

BUCKHANNON – A Clarksburg woman was arrested Monday in Marion County for allegedly attempting to steal two packs of socks and a Mountain Dew from Buckhannon Walmart. Laciana D. Roush, 45, of Clarksburg, was arrested for third-offense shoplifting, a felony, […]

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At long last, traffic signals to be installed at Kesling Mill, Childers Run intersections

Wreck at Kesling MIll intesection

BUCKHANNON – Type the phrases “Kesling Mill,” “Childers Run” and “vehicle” into an internet search engine, and the results are likely to yield article after article by local media outlets reporting on “another wreck,” “yet another crash,” “crashes continue” and other similarly titled stories. The notoriously dangerous intersections – those of U.S. Route 33 and […]

Police: Man who hit power pole Monday said he swerved to miss animal

TENNERTON – A driver told police he swerved to miss an animal crossing the road and caused the wreck that shut down part of Route 20 in both directions Monday evening and part of Tuesday morning. Investigating officer Cpl. T.A. […]

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Coming in hot: City of Buckhannon to sponsor May 1 Rib Fest

BUCKHANNON – Make no bones about it – the Almost Heaven Rib Fest is coming to downtown Buckhannon in May, and the City of Buckhannon is an official sponsor. Residents and visitors alike can whet their appetites for barbecue more […]

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Green Coat program helps D&E sophomore solidify career plan

ELKINS – Aliyah Plum always thought she wanted to become a doctor. Now, the Davis & Elkins College sophomore is positive she wants to continue her education in medicine after completing the Green Coat Program provided by the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) at Davis Medical Center. A sophomore majoring in biology, Plum […]

Councilman asks if proposed new hires would help alleviate overtime hours at the Buckhannon Fire Department

BUCKHANNON – The proposed hiring of three full-time city firefighters again sparked a heated discussion – this time between city officials themselves – at Buckhannon City Council this week when a councilperson questioned the impact those staffing additions would have […]

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