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State funds to support fire departments allocated evenly among Upshur’s seven volunteer fire departments

BUCKHANNON – The Upshur County Commission voted to split funds received from the State of West Virginia’s County Fire Protection Fund evenly between all seven volunteer fire departments. The commission received $86,612.05 from the County Fire Protection Fund established through […]

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WVDE audit of Special Education in Upshur County Schools identifies multiple areas of noncompliance

TENNERTON – Upshur County Schools has failed to provide the required continuum of services to students enrolled in special education and students with disabilities or other exceptionalities. The district was also flagged for multiple related noncompliance violations, according to a […]

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City board recommends ‘no parking’ policy on East Lincoln Street during parades; plus, Buckhannon’s about to get a spring makeover!

BUCKHANNON – The Buckhannon Consolidated Public Works Board has voted to restrict street parking on East Lincoln Street during parades. Mayor Robbie Skinner proposed not allowing street parking on East Lincoln Street during parades after learning fire trucks are incapable […]

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‘It’s a family thing’: Upshur Future Farmers of America enthusiastically celebrate National FFA week

BUCKHANNON — The halls of Buckhannon-Upshur High School were filled with camaraderie and fellowship last week for the Future Farmers of America in celebration of National FFA week. Future Farmers of America, commonly known as FFA, is a leadership organization […]

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City board says brand-new, professional-grade stage may be erected for 2025 Festival Fridays

BUCKHANNON – The Buckhannon Consolidated Public Works Board is planning to build a professional-grade stage in Jawbone Park after the upcoming 2024 Festival Friday season. City Consolidated Board members evaluated two quotes presented to them at their Feb. 22 meeting. […]

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Man faces felony domestic assault charge after allegedly threatening to attack victim with a bat

BUCKHANNON – A Tallmansville man was arrested for allegedly threatening someone with a baseball bat. Roger Gooden, 37, of Tallmansville, was arrested for domestic assault third offense last week. According to the criminal complaint in the Upshur County Magistrate Clerk’s […]

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Early deficit is too much for Bucs to overcome in 53-44 sectional loss to Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT – A slow start wound up costing the Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneers in their sectional opener with the Bridgeport Indians Wednesday night. The Bucs managed just one field goal in the first seven minutes of the game and trailed by a […]

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Another Mountain East Conference college to close this year

BUCKHANNON — Just six months after Alderson Broaddus University announced it would close last August, a second Mountain East Conference member school said Thursday it will cease operations at the end of the academic year.

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This Week in West Virginia History: March 3-9

Charleston WV – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org. March 3, 1843: Barbour County was created from parts

Marshall to present ‘Born of Rebellion’ traveling exhibit

HUNTINGTON — Marshall University’s Drinko Library is presenting a traveling art exhibit that explores the origins of the Mountain State. Born of Rebellion: West Virginia Statehood and the Civil War is on display through March