Schools officials to voters: Consider cost of maintaining middle school structure ahead of bond election

Facilities Director for Upshur County Schools Tim Derico spoke during Tuesday’s Upshur County Board of Education public information meeting and the regular Board of Education meeting about the cost of replacing the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School roof, which would be approximately $3.2 million. Derico also described B-UMS as an ‘albatross,’ saying building maintenance costs over the last 10 years totaled more than $7 million. / Photo by Beth Christian Broschart
FRENCH CREEK – The superintendent of Upshur County Schools said this week that “the pot boils down, you see what is at the bottom.” Dr. Sara Lewis Stankus was referring to the state of the current middle school facility during […]

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Dear Neighbor: Robby Moore and his ‘Variations on a ‘Mountain Man’ evoke child-like wonder

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