Man arrested on drug-related charges after police allegedly found him sitting in stolen vehicle

BUCKHANNON – An Upshur County man was arrested Tuesday after officers allegedly found 7.64 grams of methamphetamine in a stolen vehicle he was sitting inside. Clarence B. Collins, 53, of Buckhannon, was arrested for possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine, […]

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Police: Man left scene of Stony Run wreck because of revoked license due to DUI convictions

BUCKHANNON – An Upshur County man who allegedly left the scene of a Stony Run Road wreck because he had a suspended driver’s license due to several prior DUI convictions was arrested Thursday. A capias had been issued for Daniel […]

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Rock Cave Family Dollar to expand into joint Family Dollar-Dollar Tree location

BUCKHANNON – The Rock Cave Family Dollar store is expanding into a combination Family Dollar and Dollar Tree grocery and convenience store location. The Upshur County Commission on Thursday signed a welcome letter for the expansion of the Rock Cave […]

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Dive in: Commission votes to reopen Upshur County Pool May 29 with COVID-19 protocols in place

BUCKHANNON – It’s official: Upshur County residents and visitors can get into the swim of things this summer. The Upshur County Recreational Park and Pool will open to the public Saturday, May 29. The Upshur County pool did not open […]

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Rotary briefed on origin, purpose of Foundation for Better Schools in Upshur County

BUCKHANNON – The Rotary Club of Buckhannon-Upshur recently learned what services the Foundation for Better Schools in Upshur County offers. The Foundation for Better Schools president Don Nestor spoke during the April 6 Rotary meeting. “It’s supposed to be a real benefit for the county and for the school system here,” Nestor said. “We began […]

Police department receives rave reviews on accreditation progress at CALEA forum

BUCKHANNON – The Buckhannon Police Department last week cleared one of its last hurdles to achieving accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies – the on-site assessment. As part of that assessment, the BPD conducted a public […]

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Bowling league, volleyball, more tutoring among offerings to sprout from SYCC-BOE collaboration

BUCKHANNON – The Stockert Youth & Community Center plans to offer new programs in partnership with the Upshur County Board of Education. SYCC director Debora Brockelman updated the SYCC board during their meeting Monday, April 5 about their current and upcoming […]

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Thriving Curry Library serves more than 3,000 patrons in 2020 despite pandemic

BUCKHANNON – Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the James W. Curry Library stayed busy in 2020 with a total of 3,483 people utilizing the library. Judith Williams, director of the James W. Curry Public Library, attended the April 8 Upshur County […]

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