Saturday Apr 12
Country is facing many challenge...
One article was about a Meet the Candidates forum in Barbour County, and the other was about Buckhannon City Council discussing who should be responsible for the clean-up of meth-contaminated properties.
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Fri Apr 11, 2014
Philip Barbour High School evacuated
According to Philippi Police Chief Jeff Walters, local police agencies responded to a bomb threat at the high school at 2 p.m. Friday.
PBHS evacuated for bomb threat
A bomb threat was reported at Philip Barbour High School at about 2 p.m., police said.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Philippi Art Stroll kicks off April 29
"From visual artists working in pastels, oils, multiple media, finger paints, pencils and photography to musical artists celebrating blue grass, easy listening and traditional music to artisans working with needle crafts and fabric, quilting, jewelry and whimsical bling to literary artists expressing themselves in prose and poetry, to tap dancers ... (more)
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Man arrested after incident during party
A Moatsville man is facing a malicious wounding charge after allegedly striking his brother with a truck during a party.
Barbour man hurt in farm accident
A man was flown to a Morgantown hospital after being trapped between a tree and a tractor Monday afternoon, officials said.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Police look to restore faith
Officers from all of Barbour County's law enforcement agencies will soon gather to renew a mutual assistance agreement in an effort to restore the community's faith in the local police.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Michael Duane Coen, 73, a resident of Elkins, departed this life early Saturday morning, March 29, 2014, in Barbour County Good Samaritan Center at Belington.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Weaving away the weekend
A total of 65 basket and seat weavers convened at the Belington Volunteer Fire Department Friday and Saturday for an annual weekend weaving class hosted by the Mountain Heritage Basket Weaver's Guild.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
City repeals ordinance to encourage Tomblin
One of the several bills that Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has to review and ultimately either sign into law or reject it with a veto is SB317 that contains provisions to force municipalities to allow concealed-carry firearms in city recreation centers which is something city officials, particularly in the state's largest city, strongly oppose.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Volunteers sought to - party in the dark'
New Vision Renewable Energy, Alderson Broaddus University NOVO, Sodexo Food Service and the Barbour County Ministerial Association will host their second annual Party in the Dark on Earth Hour from 8-9 p.m. Saturday in Heiner Hall at Alderson Broaddus University.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
West Virginia Metro
Wesleyan official: Sunday fight started with 'attack'
The spokesperson for West Virginia Wesleyan said he believes Wesleyan's students "acted responsibly" during a fight outside of a fraternity house in Buckhannon early Sunday morning.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
Libraries ask for continued support
Barbour County librarians have been visiting their local government agencies this month to explain the services they provide and ask for financial support.
Democratic candidates discuss issues
Democratic candidates seeking election to various government agencies gathered at the Union Community Building in Barbour County Friday night for a special forum hosted by the Barbour County Democratic Committee.
Capito speaks at Barbour dinner
Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito, who is running this election year for a seat on the U.S. Senate, spoke to the large audience and appeared pleased with the turnout.
Sun Mar 23, 2014
Concealed-carry bill faces uncertain future
One of the several bills that Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has to review and ultimately either sign into law or reject it with a veto is SB317 that contains provisions to force municipalities to allow concealed-carry firearms in city recreation centers, which is something city officials, particularly in the state's largest city, strongly oppose.
Sat Mar 22, 2014
New Barbour sheriff takes oath
Including the newly appointed sheriff, seven law enforcement officers and four tax deputies were all sworn in Friday as part of what one official said was an effort by the Barbour County Sheriff's Department to regain the public's trust.
Mon Mar 17, 2014
West Virginia Metro
One month of instruction lost to winter weather in Barbour County
A West Virginia school superintendent has had to call off school 22 times this school year because of the weather but he's not sure school calendar changes starting next school year will make things better.