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Paisley Holley, who attends Washington District Elementary School, where she is in 4th grade, completed a project about killing germs. Paisley will advance to the regional science fair as her project captured 2nd place in the chemistry category.
Beth Christian Broschart

Students go hands-on for Upshur County Science Fair

BUCKHANNON – More than 40 Upshur County elementary and middle school students gathered Saturday at Buckhannon-Upshur High School to share their science fair projects and compete for a spot in the upcoming regional science fair, scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 12, […]

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Upshur County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Sara Lewis Stankus and Foundation for Better Schools in Upshur County President and Founder Don Nestor await the election results in the courthouse Saturday night.
Beth Christian Broschart

Education officials react to rejection of effort to build a new high school

BUCKHANNON – Upshur County residents let their voices be heard and rejected the Upshur County bond call proposal in a vote that culminated Saturday. The final tally was 767-3,451 against constructing a new comprehensive career and technical high school and […]

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Monica Zalaznik

French Creek man arrested for felony DUI after Comm Center receives multiple reports of an impaired driver

BUCKHANNON – An Upshur County man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly driving under the influence of a controlled substance after multiple people reportedly called the Comm Center about an impaired driver. Charles H. Friend II, 38, of French Creek, was […]

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Monica Zalaznik

County commission considers replacing courthouse HVAC system

BUCKHANNON – The Upshur County Commission learned there were several upgrades they could make to the Upshur County Courthouse’s existing HVAC system. Vince Feidler, principal of the Ohio-based regional engineering firm Scheeser Buckley Mayfield, attended the Jan. 13 Upshur County […]

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