Upshur BOE and city partner to establish third Personalized Alternative Learning School classroom
City attorney Tom O'Neill reviews a letter of agreement between the city and the Upshur County Board of Education, which grants the BOE permission to use an SYCC classroom for its PALS program.

Upshur BOE and city partner to establish third Personalized Alternative Learning School classroom

BUCKHANNON – The City of Buckhannon on Thursday gave the thumbs up to an agreement with the Upshur County Board of Education that would allow the school system to utilize…

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This year’s MLPA-sponsored Riverfest to include a tour of City of Buckhannon water plant
Mountain Lakes Preservation Alliance member Anne Chopyak addresses the Upshur County Commission at its meeting Thursday morning.

This year’s MLPA-sponsored Riverfest to include a tour of City of Buckhannon water plant

BUCKHANNON – Buckhannon Riverfest looks to raise awareness about keeping water clean while encouraging residents to have fun. Riverfest is Saturday, Aug. 31 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at…

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Unofficial new Buckhannon-based Rotary Club discusses community service ideas, membership incentives
Rich Clemens discusses ways the Rotary Club might increase membership.

Unofficial new Buckhannon-based Rotary Club discusses community service ideas, membership incentives

BUCKHANNON – A group of residents that intend to form a new Buckhannon Rotary Club held an organizational meeting to discuss what the new club might do differently than the…

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Quick Response Team explains approach to combating addiction
Connie Priddy, Huntington-area Quick Response Team coordinator

Quick Response Team explains approach to combating addiction

BUCKHANNON – The Upshur County Commission heard from the Huntington area Quick Response Team and how they have been trying to help addicted individuals who have overdosed. Connie Priddy, a…

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1997 B-UHS grad to tackle daunting 100-mile trail race Saturday
Buckhannon-Upshur High School graduate Armin Gooden running in his first ultra-marathon -- the Dirty 30 50K in Colorado's Golden Gate State Park. On Saturday, the 1997 B-UHS graduate is running the infamous Leadville 100-mile Trail Race in Leadville, Colorado.

1997 B-UHS grad to tackle daunting 100-mile trail race Saturday

LEADVILLE, COLORADO – Armin Gooden was four years old in 1983 when the once-booming mining town of Leadville, Colorado – on the verge of economic devastation after the closure of…

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Are you ready to read tales of Mags, the red-tailed hawk?
Heather McNemar is pictured with her red-tailed hawk, Mags. She recently released a book on falconry, ‘Squirrel Hawking in Appalachia.’

Are you ready to read tales of Mags, the red-tailed hawk?

BUCKHANNON – Buckhannon resident Heather McNemar practices a sport shared by few other West Virginia residents, and she recently completed writing a book telling about her adventures. “Squirrel Hawking in…

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