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Katie Kuba

Upshur County Schools officials sketch out ‘Vision of the Future’ ahead of bond levy election

BUCKHANNON – “We want our students to leave high school either college-ready or workforce-ready,” the assistant superintendent of Upshur County Schools told the Upshur County Commission Thursday. Dr. Debra Harrison and other Upshur County Schools’ administrators see a recently unveiled […]

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Katie Kuba

Are you prepared for an emergency? The DHSEM wants to aid Upshur residents in readying their households this month

BUCKHANNON – After a year-and-a-half of living through an unprecedented global health crisis, disasters might not seem as hypothetical or far off as they once were. That’s why the Upshur County Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management is working […]

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Monica Zalaznik

New parks and rec director outlines priorities, sees potential in all Upshur parks

BUCKHANNON – Upshur County has hired a new Parks and Recreation director to lead new projects and oversee enhancements across all the parks in the county. After the Upshur County Commission approved the creation of a full-time position at its […]

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Katie Kuba

Sheriff’s office releases details from Sept. 13 Kesling Mill wreck; woman life-flighted from scene recovering from injuries

BUCKHANNON – A woman who was life-flighted from the scene of yet another wreck at the intersection of Kesling Mill Road and U.S. Route 33 has been treated and released from the hospital. Upshur County Sheriff Virgil Miller said 27-year-old […]

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Artist Sheri Gaudet works on a new mural on the side of the Whistle Stop.
Monica Zalaznik

Local artist sprucing up North Spring Street with Whistle Stop mural

BUCKHANNON – Artist Sheri Gaudet has provided another lovely mural for the Buckhannon-Upshur community to enjoy. Gaudet has been working on a new mural on the side of the Whistle Stop Bar and Grill. “It’s going to be a big […]

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Monica Zalaznik

Man arrested for allegedly strangling woman

BUCKHANNNON – An Upshur County man was arrested Wednesday after allegedly strangling a woman and holding her up by her neck. Justin T. Moots, 41, of Buckhannon was arrested for strangulation, a felony, and domestic battery, a misdemeanor. According to […]

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