Upshur FRN: Number of children in foster care system steadily climbing
Pictured, from left, are Susie Haught, Dr. Joseph Reed, commission president Sam Nolte, FRN director Lori Harvey, commissioner Troy "Buddy" Brady, commissioner Terry Cutright and April Small.

Upshur FRN: Number of children in foster care system steadily climbing

BUCKHANNON – After last year’s urgent message that hundreds of West Virginia children had been placed in foster care, the Upshur County Family Resource Network received a large response from…

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BCT’s ‘War of the Worlds’ a spooky family-friendly Halloween treat
Dave Carson, at right, plays Professor Pierson in the BCT's adaptation of the radio drama, "War of the Worlds," which opens Thursday evening. Also pictured, from right, are cast members Heather Schneider, Alan Stephens and Jill Okes-Kincaide.

BCT’s ‘War of the Worlds’ a spooky family-friendly Halloween treat

BUCKHANNON – A radio drama that caused mass panic in 1938 comes to life Thursday as the Buckhannon Community Theatre performs Orson Welles’ classic “The War of the Worlds.” Welles’…

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Turning the page: Literacy Volunteers open new chapter in new location
Kristy Stewart, director of Literacy Volunteers of Upshur County, stands in front of the group's new location.

Turning the page: Literacy Volunteers open new chapter in new location

BUCKHANNON – After more than 30 years of utilizing space at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, the Literacy Volunteers of Upshur County have opened a new chapter at 90 West…

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Ready for Red Ribbon Week
Carlee Champ, at left, and Caitlin Oliveto read a proclamation declaring Oct. 23-31 Red Ribbon Week throughout Upshur County Schools. The Upshur County Commission approved the proclamation at Thursday's meeting.

Ready for Red Ribbon Week

BUCKHANNON – As Upshur County Schools prepared to spread awareness about how to prevent the use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, the Upshur County Commission proclaimed the week of…

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We’re just ‘creepin’ it real’: All the fall and Halloween events happening in Upshur County
Check out the pumpkin patch, pictured above, at Green Acres Farms and Greenhouses, in Rock Cave on a crisp October weekend. (Photo courtesy of Green Acres Farms and Greenhouses)

We’re just ‘creepin’ it real’: All the fall and Halloween events happening in Upshur County

BUCKHANNON – Now that the air has turned crisp and the leaves are changing to the warm shades of autumn, there’s plenty of opportunities to appreciate the season. So many,…

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