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Firefighters academy is off to a blazing start
The fourth annual Upshur County Firefighters Academy is off to a blazing start, as enthusiastic participants travel to the Ellamore Fire Department tonight to learn the basics of fire science.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
Boos and 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.
Charleston Daily Mail
Highway employee charged with lying to FBI
U.S. Attorney William Ihlenfeld says a federal grand jury indicted 38-year-old Edward Matthew Tuttle of Buckhannon this week.
Homeless problem on rise in area
Homelessness is becoming an increasing problem in Upshur County, the executive director of the Upshur Parish House said this week.
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.
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
Potpourri: March 3, 2014
Remember former Gen. Jerry Boykin, the high-ranking Pentagon commander during the Bush administration, who said God wants Christian America to fight Muslims? Well, now he's a leader of the fundamentalist Family Research Council -- and he declared in a Texas speech that Jesus will return soon "leading a mighty army" and carrying an assault rifle.
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
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
Armstead: GOP may take majority
The keynote speaker at the Upshur County Lincoln Day Dinner Saturday said he is confident the republican party could finally take the majority vote in the House of Delegates with this year's election.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Denzil F. Waugh
Denzil Foster Waugh, 94, of Buckhannon, died Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, at his home, under the care of People's Hospice.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
CVB - butts in' on smoke-free concept
The Upshur County Convention and Visitors Bureau members recently discussed their views about having a smoke-free convention center - and idea that was proposed by Upshur County Health Department Medical Director Joseph Reed.
Allen R. Beer
He was born Sept. 29, 1947, at Buckhannon, a son of the late Glen Dale Beer and Thelma Greathouse Beer Reeder.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Buckhannon in third for - Coolest Small Town'
Not only did Buckhannon make the top 15 in the first round of Budget Travel's Coolest Small Town Contest, but the rural city is currently in third place in the second and final round of voting.
He was born May 5, 1937, in Upshur County, a son of the late Harry C. and Dora Lower Karickhoff.