Etch A Sketch: All about ‘Inktober’ and why it’s never too late to start
'Slug Bug' / Drawing by Melissa Toothman / 'Today's challenge was a fun one. The prompt was 'ornament.' I used the prompt multiple times over with this one. We have a bird wearing ornamental bling, driving a cute ornament of a car with an antenna ornament. I decided to mix it up and add color to this one. Inktober burnout is real, folks!'

Etch A Sketch: All about ‘Inktober’ and why it’s never too late to start

Editor's note: This is in the first in a series of three columns by local artist and writer Melissa Toothman, who delves into the origins of the October 'Inktober' Challenge…

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An August lunch with April
April Pierson-Keating receives the Buckhannon Exemplary Service Testimonial award from mayor Dave McCauley in May 2019.

An August lunch with April

“Don’t have children,” April Pierson-Keating advised me on the last day I saw her. “Really,” she said, from across the table on the patio outside Stone Tower Brews. “If things…

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My thoughts on suicide prevention

Editor’s note: This column contains references to suicide and suicide prevention. If you’re feeling suicidal, call West Virginia’s free crisis hotline to find local help with issues surrounding mental illness…

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Mayor issues proclamation in honor of Camp Lejeune Base Motor Transport’s Third Platoon
Buckhannon Mayor David McCauley

Mayor issues proclamation in honor of Camp Lejeune Base Motor Transport’s Third Platoon

MAYOR’S PROCLAMATION Whereas, the United States Marine Corps was established on November 10, 1775, & our Marines have protected our citizens & guarded our freedoms for nearly 244 years now;…

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