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7 hrs ago | The Inter-Mountain

Foster feted at development authority

The Upshur County Development Authority Board of Directors bid farewell to their long-time executive director Steve Foster and welcomed the newly hired Robert Hinton to the position during Tuesday's meeting.

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Related Topix: Buckhannon, WV, Randolph County, WV, Theater, Arts, Elkins, WV

17 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

Lewis County deputies release identity of man found in road

An Upshur County man remains in a coma nearly a week after he was found lying in the middle of Route 4. The Lewis County Sheriff's Department said Wednesday Sebastian Michael Marple, of Buckhannon, is a patient at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.

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Related Topix: Lewis County, WV, Buckhannon, WV, Morgantown, WV

Yesterday | The Inter-Mountain

Judge OKs several plea agreements

Judge Kurt Hall accepted several plea agreements - for charges ranging from grand larceny to fraudulent schemes - in Upshur County Circuit Court Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Reger, WV, Drugs, Elkview, WV, Kanawha County, WV

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Motions denied in Correa case

Several motions were denied Monday in a pre-trial hearing for the last remaining defendant in an Upshur County murder-for-hire case.

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Related Topix: Buckhannon, WV, Weston, WV

The Inter-Mountain

Youth organization director dedicated to helping children

A man dedicated to his faith with a drive to positively impact the community presented a year's worth of accomplishments to the Elkins Rotary Club Monday.

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Related Topix: Youth, Alternative, Elkins, WV, Hardy County, WV, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Kids

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Godwin takes new position

David Earl Godwin began his law career in Upshur County as a part-time prosecuting attorney, and after decades of working with the federal government he is set to return to Upshur as an assistant prosecutor.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, West Virginia Wesleyan College, West Virginia University

WCHS-TV Charleston

5 Alarm Mud Run To Benefit Fire Department

Buckhannon , West Virginia The cancellation of Saturday's Dirty Girl Mud Run in Charleston has left a lot of people upset, especially over the fact that they're not getting any of their money back.

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Related Topix: Buckhannon, WV, Charleston, WV

The Inter-Mountain

Commission OKs website

The Upshur County Commission passed a measure Thursday that will make the county website more functional for residents and provide better information.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Area man charged in drug bust

An Ellamore man is behind bars after a West Virginia State Police air crew spotted marijuana plants growing on his property, police said.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Ellamore, WV

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

WV Inmate Who Escaped In May Captured In VA

Beckley , West Virginia A West Virginia inmate who escaped in May is back in custody following his capture in Virginia.

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Related Topix: Beckley, WV, Captured, Entertainment, Television, Beckley Correctional Center, State Prisons, Prison, Harrison County, WV

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Upshur County Chamber gets sneak preview of new Armory

Officials are hoping the facility, located along Brushy Fork Road near Buckhannon, will bring new events to the area and help local businesses.

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Related Topix: Buckhannon, WV, US National Guard, US Military

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Boos & Applause

Applause to the events and donations helping the Elkins-Randolph County YMCA?achieve its $500,000 fundraising goal for the pool renovation project.

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Related Topix: Randolph County, WV, Thomas, WV, Life, Charity , Huttonsville, WV

Wed Jul 16, 2014

West Virginia Metro

Trial of Upshur County man accused of hiring a killer delayed

In light of recent information, the trial of an Upshur County man accused of hiring the murderer of his wife's lover has been delayed.

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Related Topix: Prison, Buckhannon, WV, Weston, WV

Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Area prospector has new book

Diamonds aren't the first gem that usually comes to mind when thinking about prospecting in West Virginia, but one soon-to-be retired prospector living on the border of Randolph County near both Barbour and Upshur counties said he has traveled through Virginia and the Mountain State and found such rare gems.

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Related Topix: West Virginia, Randolph County, WV, Barbour County, WV, Libraries

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Car show funding request denied

As a result of budget cuts, and to be fair to other organizations that have asked for funds, the Upshur County Commission turned down a request Thursday to donate money toward the Blast from the Past Car Show set for next weekend.

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Related Topix: Buckhannon, WV

Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Three arrested on drug charges

Three Upshur County individuals were arrested on drug charges Wednesday night after a suspicious chemical odor was reported at a residence just outside of Adrian, police said.

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Related Topix: Buckhannon, WV

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