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13 hrs ago | The Inter-Mountain

Billy Robinson Jr.

He was born May 3, 1974, in Upshur County, a son of Billy Lee Robinson Sr. and Rachel Cutlip Robinson, who survive in Buckhannon.

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Related Topix: Buckhannon, WV, US Military, US Marine Corps, US News

Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

LAPD Cop: If You Don't Want To Get Shot, Don't Challenge Me

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Chamber hears from UCDA director

Hinton is the new executive director of the Upshur County Development Authority.

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Related Topix: Hinton, WV, Gilmer County, WV, West Virginia Wesleyan College, Virginia Wesleyan College, Buckhannon, WV

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Osprey Drive man charged in attempted car theft

An Osprey Drive man was arraigned on several charges Friday after sheriff's deputies responded to a report of someone attempting to steal a vehicle at Wendling Plaza.

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Related Topix: Buckhannon, WV

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Commission signs off on settlement

Upshur County Commissioners Thursday signed off on a settlement with CoalQuest, a mining company that alleged the county erroneously assessed the tax value of Imperial Mine in 2012.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

West Virginia Metro

Former DOH supervisor pleads guilty to federal charge

A former highway administrator for the state Division of Highways in Upshur County has plead guilty to a charge of making a false statement to a federal agent.

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Related Topix: Buckhannon, WV, Mount Clare, WV

Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

James F. Gregory

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, at the Chapel Hill United Methodist Church, 88 South Kanawha Street, Buckhannon.

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Related Topix: Buckhannon, WV, Heavner, WV, Morgantown, WV

Wed Aug 06, 2014

West Virginia Metro

Chomping down at the capitol

West Virginia Agriculture Commissioner Walt Helmick continued a tradition Wednesday started by his predecessor.

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Related Topix: West Virginia, Agriculture, Science

Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Jenner sentenced to life in prison

Upshur County Circuit Court Judge Kurt Hall sentenced a Tennessee man to life in prison for the murder of his aunt.

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Related Topix: Reger, WV

The Inter-Mountain

Tenney gets 10 years for sex abuse

A Rock Cave man was sentenced to 10 to 20 years in prison Monday for sexually abusing his 15-year-old stepdaughter.

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Related Topix: Rock-Cave, WV, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Reger, WV

Wed Jul 30, 2014

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

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

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

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