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BOE sets hearing for bomb threat suspect
A former candidate for Upshur County sheriff has sued the Upshur County Commission in federal court, claiming current and former members conspired to violate his constitutional rights in events surrounding the May 2012 primary election.
Plea entered in murder-for-hire case
A Weston man involved in an alleged murder-for-hire plot pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter Wednesday in Upshur County Circuit Court.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Suddenlink, city in standoff
City Council members and representatives from the cable and Internet provider on Monday failed to resolve a dispute over a fiber-optic line the city says Suddenlink installed without its permission.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Foster parents needed in Lewis, ...
Between Lewis and Upshur counties, there are only an estimated 15 available foster homes, Child Protective Services Supervisor Sarah Crum told the Buckhannon Rotary Club Tuesday.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Police look for robber
The Weston Police Department said a man entered the convenience store at 736 North Main Ave. at 7:47 p.m. and demanded money from the clerk.
Senior Center to discuss depression
Do senior citizens suffer from depression and mood disorders? Come to the Lewis County Senior Citizens Center at 10 a.m. Dec. 6 for a special discussion on "Seniors and Depression."
Burlin E. Lee, 82, of Buckhannon and formerly of Salem Ridge Road, Rock Cave, died Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, in St. Joseph's Hospital in Buckhannon.
Miller planning to retire from sheriff's office at end of year
A longtime law enforcement officer plans to retire from the Upshur County Sheriff's Office at the end of the year.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Woman pleads to conspiracy
A Buckhannon woman who allegedly conspired to get a teenage girl drunk and then photograph her engaged in sexually explicit acts recently pleaded guilty to two felony charges in Upshur County Circuit Court.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
City seeks funds from Hot Stuff,...
Members of Buckhannon City Council on Thursday unanimously approved a motion authorizing City Attorney Dave McCauley to send a letter to U.S. Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld II requesting that a portion of the money realized from the seizure of assets during a sting conducted at Hot Stuff, Cool Things stores in Buckhannon and Clarksburg be allocated ... (more)
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Resident addresses flood plain concerns
Tension rose over Federal Emergency Management Agency flood plain requirements Thursday when a local property owner appeared before the Upshur County Commission to contest a letter he received from the county asking him to stop filling in a pond positioned within the flood plain.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Man arrested after chase
A man who allegedly threatened to kill his niece's fiance in early November was arrested Saturday after leading officers on a foot chase through downtown Buckhannon, police said.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Commissioners see highest jail bill since January
Upshur County's regional jail bill for October is the highest its been since the beginning of the year, according to data recently released by the county's administrator.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Services offered for crime victims
No one expects to be the victim of a crime. But crime is something that happens when it is least expected and many victims of crime, particularly victims of felonies, do not know where to turn or what to do.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
W.Va. chefs team up for locally sourced dinners
Chefs Dale Hawkins, of Fish Hawk Acres, and Tim Urbanic, of Cafe Cimino, are joining forces for a series of locally sourced dinners at Urbanic's Sutton inn.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Walk of Valor draws crowd to festivities
Long after Monday's Veterans Day Parade had concluded, crowds of service members, their families and patriotic community members lingered in Jawbone Park.
Thu Nov 07, 2013
Upshur man facing meth-related charges
A Buckhannon man is being held on a $25,000 cash-only bond after failing to appear Wednesday for a preliminary hearing on methamphetamine-related charges.
Wed Nov 06, 2013
Upshur CEOS attend conference
Members of several Upshur County CEOS Clubs attended the fall conference at Jackson's Mill from Oct. 7-10.