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Jess Scott holds her new book, ‘Miss Penelope Thundertoes Changes Her Mind.’ The book is geared for children aged 3 to 8 -- but it’s also for anyone who has a love for pigs.
Beth Christian Broschart

Wesleyan professor pens children’s book, ‘Miss Penelope Thundertoes Changes Her Mind”

BUCKHANNON – Jess Scott, a professor at West Virginia Wesleyan College, has penned a children’s book she hopes will keep kids oinking with fun – but really ‘Miss Penelope Thundertoes Changes Her Mind’ is for swine enthusiasts of all ages. […]

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The Battle of Yorktown was one of the projects featured at Saturday’s Upshur County Social Studies Fair. Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School 6th grade students Kaitlin Davis, Isabella Bowers and Kaylee Fisher said they were inspired by the movie ‘Hamilton.’
Beth Christian Broschart

Upshur County holds school social studies fair

BUCKHANNON – When temperatures dip below zero, most people opt to curl up at home by the fire — but on Saturday, Upshur County families braved the freezing temperatures to bring their students to Buckhannon-Upshur High School so they could […]

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School Calendar
Beth Christian Broschart

Upshur County Schools accepting input before finalizing 2022-23 calendar

BUCKHANNON – The proposed school calendar for 2022-2023 has been drafted and interested residents will have the opportunity to provide input at two Upshur County Schools Calendar Proposal Hearings. The Upshur County Board of Education invites all interested persons to […]

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Buckhannon City Hall
Katie Kuba

Fire training facility, park upgrades and flood control planning may be on the horizon for Buckhannon in 2022

BUCKHANNON – The mayor of Buckhannon on Thursday said the state of the city remains strong, despite the events of 2021 peppering it with some high highs and low lows. Mayor Robbie Skinner delivered a state-of-the-city address at council’s meeting […]

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