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Monica Zalaznik

New to town, digital creator documents the process of restoring a historic home constructed in 1910s

BUCKHANNON – A new member of the Buckhannon-Upshur community has started restoring a local historic home built in the 1910s. Stephanie Rockwell, owner of the 1910 Project WV, moved to Buckhannon in August from south Florida after becoming enchanted with […]

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Monica Zalaznik

Woman arrested for allegedly using someone else’s debit card info to complete online purchases

BUCKHANNON – An Upshur County woman was arrested Monday after she allegedly used debit card information that did not belong to her to make several purchases online.   Daisy M. Posey, 24, of Buckhannon, was arrested for three counts of […]

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Monica Zalaznik

Man arrested for uttering after allegedly altering, depositing check woman had written to her grandson

BUCKHANNON – An Upshur County man was arrested Monday for allegedly altering a check a woman had written to her grandson and depositing it into his own bank account. Cameron Dean, 31, of Buckhannon, was arrested for uttering, a felony, […]

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Monica Zalaznik

Weston man arrested for allegedly smoking heroin with two-year-old child in vehicle

BUCKHANNON – A Lewis County man was arrested over the weekend after allegedly smoking heroin in a vehicle with his two-year-old child in the back seat. Lucas J. Ridgeway, 30, of Weston, was arrested Friday, Nov. 5 for child neglect […]

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Beth Christian Broschart

WV Teacher of the Year reflects on recent trip to nation’s capital, struggles facing educators and what she’s learned over the past year

BUCKHANNON – Erin Anderson not only represented Upshur County as the Teacher of the Year but was subsequently named as the West Virginia Teacher of the Year and in October, she, along with the 2020 and 2021 State and National […]

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Monica Zalaznik

Braxton County man arrested for felony driving revoked for DUI

BUCKHANNON – A Braxton County man was arrested Thursday for allegedly driving while his license was suspended for driving under the influence. William White, 39, of Sutton, was arrested for DUI third offense, a felony. According to the criminal complaint […]

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Katie Kuba

City officials approve purchase of Cuppari property that could house Stockert Youth Center addition

BUCKHANNON – The City of Buckhannon will soon possess all the land it needs to build a proposed addition to the Stockert Youth & Community Center that city officials have been raising funds for since 2017. At its Thursday, Nov. […]

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Monica Zalaznik

Economic Development Authority focused on enhancing local broadband infrastructure, developing strategic plan

BUCKHANNON – Upshur County Development Authority officials are working on several broadband internet-related projects and developing a new strategic economic development plan. Jennifer Bostian, executive director of the Upshur County Development Authority, spoke during the Nov. 2 Rotary Club of […]

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Monica Zalaznik

State fire marshal’s office must weigh in before new SYCC gymnasium-auditorium design can be finalized

BUCKHANNON – The Stockert Youth & Community Center Board will have to wait to hear from the Office of the West Virginia State Fire Marshal before finalizing the layout and design of the new multi-purpose/gymnasium building that city and county […]

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File photo from a previous Christmas parade on Main Street in Buckhannon.
Monica Zalaznik

City of Buckhannon sets date for Christmas parade

BUCKHANNON – The City of Buckhannon’s Consolidated Public Works Board approved two holiday-themed events for December. Justin Bowers with New Community Church attended the board’s Oct. 28 meeting to request the use of Jawbone Park on Dec. 12 for an […]

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