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West Virginia Metro
Second Division of Highways worker charged with lying to feds
A second worker with the state Division of Highways has been charged with making a false statement to a federal agent as part of a larger investigation focused on the DOH's Equipment Division.
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Wed Mar 05, 2014
CVB requests change to tax formula
As it prepares for the opening of the new National Armory Guard conference center facility this summer, the Upshur County Convention and Visitors Bureau is seeking additional sources of cash flow.
Also surviving are one daughter, Joyce Sienkiewicz and husband, Thomas, of Buckhannon; two stepdaughters, Debra Dollar of Myrtle Beach, S.C., and D'Ann Harris-Blevin and husband, John, of Pennsylvania; three granddaughters, Angie Matthews and husband, Jason, of Texas, Jennifer Sienkiewicz of Buckhannon and Patricia Grounds of West Virginia; two ... (more)
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Man captured after escaping from police
An Upshur County man is being held on a $150,000 bond after allegedly escaping from a Buckhannon police officer who arrested him on domestic battery charges Sunday night.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Faith, numbers equal best job ever
In his office at St. Mark's United Methodist Church, conference finance chief Jim Berner displays a souvenir book filled with photographs he took during a trip to the Holy Land.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Buckhannon?Taco Bell serves first customers
The store served its first customers on Saturday and locals began lining up outside the Taco Bell as early as 8:30 a.m. for the doors to open at 10 a.m..
Around 100 people traveled from all over the Mountain State-and even out of state-Saturday to celebrate Fasnacht, a traditional Swiss holiday coinciding with the beginning of Lent.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Mon Power to invest more than $110M
Several projects in the region are among the more than $110 million to be invested in 2014 on service reliability upgrades in Mon Power's 34-county service area primarily located in north-central West Virginia, the company said.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Taste of Home
Cooks of all experience levels are gearing up to attend this year's Taste of Home Cooking School, slated for March 27 at the National Guard Armory, off Route 33, near Belington.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Scheduling a hot topic at BOE meeting
That was the question Upshur County school officials debated when Buckhannon-Upshur High School Principal Bob Wilmoth presented proposed scheduling changes - specifically, block scheduling - that may be implemented at the high school next year.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Taco Bell will open Saturday
Starting Saturday, Upshur County residents can live more - or at least eat more - when Taco Bell officially opens at its new location on West Main Street in Buckhannon, restaurant officials and the Upshur County Development Authority announced Wednesday.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
West Virginia Metro
Blast of snow hits central counties
A burst of snow over central West Virginia Tuesday morning created hazardous driving conditions and forced the closure of schools.
Area man arrested for grand larceny
David Sites, 34, of 1558 Preacher Tenney Road, is accused of stealing more than $4,000 for the purpose of purchasing pseudoephedrine to be used in the manufacture of methamphetamine.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Dolly M. Talbott
Dolly Marie Talbott, 76, of Wabash Avenue, Belington, died Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, in Davis Medical Center in Elkins, following a brief illness.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
West Virginia Metro
U.S. Attorney: DOH equipment investigation may lead to more charges
U.S. Attorney Bill Ihlenfeld is not ruling out additional charges in connection with an investigation focused on the equipment division for the West Virginia Division of Highways.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Tigers upend Bucs
Logan Phillips fired in 26 points as Elkins pulled away from Buckhannon-Upshur, 61-51, Friday night in Big 10 Conference play.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Boos & Applause
Editor's note: During the course of a week, issues are covered that might not lend themselves to full editorial comment, but they are worthy of The Inter-Mountain weighing in - pro, con or neutral.
DOH supervisor arrested on federal charge
A federal grand jury indicted Barry D. Thompson, 48, of Mount Clare, on Wednesday.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
W.Va. highways worker accused of lying to agent
A federal grand jury has indicted a state Division of Highways supervisor on a charge of lying to an FBI agent during an investigation into a DOH equipment office in Buckhannon.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Young Country Tour
See them live: February 22, 2014 Opening for Eric Paslay at the Coalfield Jamboree in Logan, WV February 28, 2014 Mountain View Event Center in Buckhannon, WV March 1, 2014 Pocahontas County Opera House in Marlinton, WV March 15, 2014 Raleigh Playhouse & Theatre in Beckley, WV March 22, 2014 Milton Performing Arts Center in Milton, WV March 28, ... (more)