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Beth Christian Broschart

Upshur school board honors teachers, makes it easier for public to comment at meetings

TENNERTON – During Tuesday’s Upshur County Board of Education meeting, several teachers were honored for helping make Upshur County Schools a great place for learning, and the board also made it easier for the public to comment at meetings. The […]

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Monica Zalaznik

Police arrest employee for allegedly stealing catalytic converter from tow company lot

BUCKHANNON – A Buckhannon man was arrested Thursday for allegedly attempting to steal a catalytic converter from a vehicle on his employer’s tow lot. Justin Knicely, 25, of Buckhannon was arrested for grand larceny. According to the criminal complaint in […]

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Monica Zalaznik

Trial of woman accused of attempting to poison her husband pushed back to December

BUCKHANNON – A local judge has granted a continuance in the trial of a woman who was indicted by an Upshur County Grand Jury for solicitation of murder and three additional felony charges. Jaymie Wright was indicted in January 2022 for three counts […]

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Katie Kuba

Council members push for Colonial Arts Center’s completion

BUCKHANNON – Buckhannon City Council members say they want to know when – and how, exactly – the Colonial Arts Center’s years-long renovation will be completed. At city council’s meeting Aug. 2, several city council members, including David McCauley, Pam […]

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Monica Zalaznik

‘There’s just lots of questions’: Large-scale events at Colonial Arts Center put on hold for now as board discusses securing occupancy permit

BUCKHANNON – The Colonial Arts Center board plans to confirm they are sufficiently covered by the City of Buckhannon’s insurance before having more large events at the community-wide creative hub. At its Aug. 2 monthly meeting, the Colonial Arts Center […]

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Monica Zalaznik

Upshur Senior Center director details its list of expanding services, citing recent growth

BUCKHANNON – The Upshur County Senior Center has grown its list of activities in the center and hopes to reach more people in the county. Director of the Upshur County Senior Center Traci Thompson attended the Aug. 2 Rotary Club […]

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