Monica Zalaznik

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Monica Zalaznik

Upshur man arrested on felony shoplifting charge after allegedly taking items from Walmart

BUCKHANNON – An Upshur County man was arrested Saturday in connection to an incident that occurred in July 2020 during which he allegedly intentionally failed to scan items at a self-checkout register at Walmart and then took them from the […]

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French Creek man arrested for allegedly fleeing in a vehicle from state troopers

FRENCH CREEK – An Upshur County man was arrested on six charges Friday after allegedly fleeing from two state troopers who were attempting to conduct a traffic stop. Daniel L. Alderman, 37, of French Creek, was arrested Friday, Oct. 15 […]

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Precinct 9 voters to transition from courthouse to city hall

BUCKHANNON – The Upshur County Commission approved relocating Precinct 9 from the Courthouse Annex to a new location at Buckhannon City Hall. The Upshur County Commission opened the floor to a public hearing during their Oct. 14 commission meeting, but […]

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Upshur County’s sheriff receives accolades for being longest-serving sheriff in W.Va.

BUCKHANNON – Upshur County’s top law enforcement officer received kudos from the governor’s office for being the longest-serving sheriff in the Mountain State. Regional representative for Governor Jim Justice Lynn Phillips and the Upshur County Commission planned a surprise award […]

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County seeking letters of interest from nonprofits wishing to lease Hampton community building

BUCKHANNON – The Upshur County Commission recently voted to look for a local nonprofit interested in utilizing the Hampton Community Building. The commission learned the building was deeded over to them during the Oct. 7 Upshur County Commission meeting when […]

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Man arrested for driving motorcycle that was allegedly stolen in North Carolina

BUCKHANNON – An Upshur County man was arrested this week after allegedly driving a stolen motorcycle. Calvin G. Robinson, 54, of French Creek, was arrested Tuesday, Oct. 12 for one felony, receiving and transferring stolen goods, and three misdemeanors: driving […]

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Trek out to the W.Va. Wildlife Center this Saturday for ‘Tails, Trails and Treats’

BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wildlife Center is getting in the spooky spirit this weekend by offering ‘Tails, Trails and Treats,’ a reimagined version of its popular Halloween event. The Wildlife Center is inviting the community to enjoy trick-or-treating, Halloween […]

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Buckhannon man arrested for allegedly stealing catalytic converters from car lots

BUCKHANNON – An Upshur County man was arrested after allegedly stealing catalytic converters from several vehicles housed in two different car lots. Joshua D. Friend, 40, of Buckhannon, was arrested for grand larceny, a felony; petit larceny, a misdemeanor; and […]

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