Every day, they’re hustlin’: Local residents turn to internet-supported side gigs
Selling Pampered Chef products helped Erica Byrd make a lifestyle change -- all while making some extra cash.

Every day, they’re hustlin’: Local residents turn to internet-supported side gigs

Everywhere you look, people of all ages are finding new ways to stretch the proverbial nickel into a dime, often with the help of the internet. From selling Scentsy and…

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Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Kevin Rader adopts Upshur County dog — and the two are getting along swimmingly
Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Kevin Rader recently adopted an Upshur County dog, Kojak, at an adoption event in Pennsylvania. / Submitted photo

Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Kevin Rader adopts Upshur County dog — and the two are getting along swimmingly

BUCKHANNON – Last weekend, an Upshur County dog found a new home with Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Kevin Rader. Director of the Lewis-Upshur Animal Control Facility Jan Cochran said Monday…

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Ollie goes to school: Certified therapy dog offers love, acceptance to students in PALS program
Ollie, a two-year-old sheepadoodle, is a certified therapy dog who provides emotional support and validation for students in the PALS program at B-UMS. / Photo by Kim F. Howard

Ollie goes to school: Certified therapy dog offers love, acceptance to students in PALS program

See Ollie run. See Ollie jump. See Ollie ... go to school? Although there has been a lot of national media attention given to therapy dogs in recent years, some…

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St. Joseph’s Hospital holds Valentine’s Day food and supply drive for Lewis-Upshur Animal Shelter

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. – Staff at St. Joseph’s Hospital generously donated to the Lewis-Upshur Animal Shelter in honor of Valentine’s Day.  Donated items included cat and dog food, treats and toys…

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LUAC’s extended hours mean visitors, residents can now adopt a furry friend on Sundays
Jan Cochran, director of the Lewis-Upshur Animal Control Facility, requests that LUAC be open on Sundays for an eight-month trial period.

LUAC’s extended hours mean visitors, residents can now adopt a furry friend on Sundays

BUCKHANNON – The Upshur County Commission approved a request to open the Lewis-Upshur Animal Control Facility on the first Sunday of the month from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on…

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