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  • Drug Effects: Heroin poses legal danger as well as physical

    Drug Effects: Heroin poses legal danger as well as physical

    Friday, November 17 2017 7:29 PM EST2017-11-18 00:29:27 GMT

    Methamphetamines may be one of the most well-known drugs in the area, and fairly simple to make, but heroin has been making an impact nationwide.

    Methamphetamines may be one of the most well-known drugs in the area, and fairly simple to make, but heroin has been making an impact nationwide.

  • Volunteers mark Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Day

    Volunteers mark Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Day

    Thursday, November 16 2017 5:41 PM EST2017-11-16 22:41:01 GMT

    November 16th is National Pancreatic Cancer Day, and local activists are working to make sure that it stays on people's minds.

    November 16th is National Pancreatic Cancer Day, and local activists are working to make sure that it stays on people's minds.

  • SBA honors Buckhannon businesses ahead of Small Business Saturday

    SBA honors Buckhannon businesses ahead of Small Business Saturday

    Thursday, November 16 2017 5:30 PM EST2017-11-16 22:30:26 GMT

    Representatives of the Small Business Administration and Small Business Development Council were in Buckhannon Thursday afternoon, touring local businesses that will be involved in Small Business Saturday.

    Representatives of the Small Business Administration and Small Business Development Council were in Buckhannon Thursday afternoon, touring local businesses that will be involved in Small Business Saturday.

  • U.S. Marshals warn of new phone scam

    U.S. Marshals warn of new phone scam

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 5:41 PM EST2017-11-15 22:41:26 GMT

    U.S. Marshals are asking people to be extra careful of phone scams this holiday season.

    U.S. Marshals are asking people to be extra careful of phone scams this holiday season.

  • Weston Wendy's supporting community with two drives

    Weston Wendy's supporting community with two drives

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 7:19 PM EST2017-11-15 00:19:28 GMT

    An area restaurant is taking time this holiday season to give back to its community.

    An area restaurant is taking time this holiday season to give back to its community.

  • Lunsford files for change of venue for trial

    Lunsford files for change of venue for trial

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 6:11 PM EST2017-11-14 23:11:20 GMT

    A judge in Lewis County will hear arguments next month for moving the trial of Lena Lunsford.

    A judge in Lewis County will hear arguments next month for moving the trial of Lena Lunsford.

  • WV Coalition to End Homelessness holds annual conference

    WV Coalition to End Homelessness holds annual conference

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 6:06 PM EST2017-11-14 23:06:23 GMT

    The West Virginia Coalition to End Homelessness held its second annual conference at Stonewall Resort.

    The West Virginia Coalition to End Homelessness held its second annual conference at Stonewall Resort.

  • Drug Effects: How meth affects your body and life

    Drug Effects: How meth affects your body and life

    Friday, November 10 2017 5:33 PM EST2017-11-10 22:33:02 GMT

    Methamphetamine, often known as meth, is one of the most common drugs abused in the area.

    Methamphetamine, often known as meth, is one of the most common drugs abused in the area.

  • Sharpe Hospital workers rally in Weston

    Sharpe Hospital workers rally in Weston

    Friday, November 10 2017 5:30 PM EST2017-11-10 22:30:16 GMT

    Employees at a local hospital were out rallying for some changes Friday morning.

    Employees at a local hospital were out rallying for some changes Friday morning.

  • Bridgeport Junior Woman's Club holds Grocery Grab

    Bridgeport Junior Woman's Club holds Grocery Grab

    Thursday, November 9 2017 5:56 PM EST2017-11-09 22:56:39 GMT

    Finalists in the Bridgeport Junior Woman's Club gathered in the Emily Drive Kroger Thursday morning to see who would win a two minute shopping spree.

    Finalists in the Bridgeport Junior Woman's Club gathered in the Emily Drive Kroger Thursday morning to see who would win a two minute shopping spree.

  • WVU Jackson's Mill hosts farmers market training

    WVU Jackson's Mill hosts farmers market training

    Thursday, November 9 2017 5:52 PM EST2017-11-09 22:52:34 GMT

    The West Virginia Farmers' Market Association was in Lewis County Thursday to help improve markets around the state.

    The West Virginia Farmers' Market Association was in Lewis County Thursday to help improve markets around the state.

  • Dominion Energy joins WVU Extension to supply meals for veterans

    Dominion Energy joins WVU Extension to supply meals for veterans

    Thursday, November 9 2017 5:38 PM EST2017-11-09 22:38:18 GMT

    A local energy company is working to be sure area vets stay full on their trips north.

    A local energy company is working to be sure area vets stay full on their trips north.

  • Lumberport Elementary School holds Career Day

    Lumberport Elementary School holds Career Day

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 5:39 PM EST2017-11-08 22:39:08 GMT

    Students at Lumberport Elementary School were getting a chance to look ahead to their future Wednesday.

    Students at Lumberport Elementary School were getting a chance to look ahead to their future Wednesday.

  • WVWC students, staff respond to recent layoffs

    WVWC students, staff respond to recent layoffs

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 5:37 PM EST2017-11-08 22:37:23 GMT

    For students at West Virginia Wesleyan College, the announcement of twenty-seven layoffs affecting all areas of campus seemed to come from out of the blue, with more than a dozen campus employees told this school year will be their last one.

    For students at West Virginia Wesleyan College, the announcement of twenty-seven layoffs affecting all areas of campus seemed to come from out of the blue, with more than a dozen campus employees told this school year will be their last one.

  • Buckhannon Parish House holds Yuletide sale

    Buckhannon Parish House holds Yuletide sale

    Monday, November 6 2017 6:36 PM EST2017-11-06 23:36:34 GMT

    The Buckhannon Parish House is trying something new this year to get donations into the hands of those who need it most.

    The Buckhannon Parish House is trying something new this year to get donations into the hands of those who need it most.

  • Senator Capito announces $3 million broadband grant

    Senator Capito announces $3 million broadband grant

    Monday, November 6 2017 6:31 PM EST2017-11-06 23:31:55 GMT

    Senator Shelley Moore Capito was at Buckhannon-Upshur High School Monday morning to announce a three million dollar grant to expand broadband access over a large swath of Upshur, Barbour and Randolph Counties.

    Senator Shelley Moore Capito was at Buckhannon-Upshur High School Monday morning to announce a three million dollar grant to expand broadband access over a large swath of Upshur, Barbour and Randolph Counties.

  • Escapee Caught In Randolph County

    Escapee Caught In Randolph County

    Monday, November 6 2017 12:30 AM EST2017-11-06 05:30:35 GMT

    State Police in Randolph County are looking for Sampson Odell IV.

    State Police in Randolph County are looking for Sampson Odell IV.

  • Governor's Office announces grants supporting PRO officers in schools

    Governor's Office announces grants supporting PRO officers in schools

    Thursday, November 2 2017 6:51 PM EDT2017-11-02 22:51:26 GMT

    Governor Jim Justice's office has announced Justice Assistance Grants that will provide a Prevention Resource Officer in area schools.

    Governor Jim Justice's office has announced Justice Assistance Grants that will provide a Prevention Resource Officer in area schools.

  • TALA historic tours and haunted house continue extra weekends

    TALA historic tours and haunted house continue extra weekends

    Thursday, November 2 2017 6:43 PM EDT2017-11-02 22:43:32 GMT

    Halloween may be behind us, but one Lewis County attraction isn't ready to call it quits yet.

    Halloween may be behind us, but one Lewis County attraction isn't ready to call it quits yet.

  • West Virginia issues domestic violence grants

    West Virginia issues domestic violence grants

    Thursday, November 2 2017 6:36 PM EDT2017-11-02 22:36:25 GMT

    Governor Jim Justice's office has announced a slew of Victims of Crime Act grants around the state.

    Governor Jim Justice's office has announced a slew of Victims of Crime Act grants around the state.

  • New Car Detailing Business Opens In Clarksburg

    New Car Detailing Business Opens In Clarksburg

    Wednesday, November 1 2017 9:42 PM EDT2017-11-02 01:42:56 GMT

    A new business has opened its doors in Clarksburg.

    A new business has opened its doors in Clarksburg.

  • Art26201 Donates To Buckhannon For Theater Renovations

    Art26201 Donates To Buckhannon For Theater Renovations

    Wednesday, November 1 2017 6:51 PM EDT2017-11-01 22:51:26 GMT

    Work on restoring the Colonial Theater in downtown Buckhannon began earlier this year.

    Work on restoring the Colonial Theater in downtown Buckhannon began earlier this year.

  • Lewis County Food Banks Prepare for Busy Holiday Season

    Lewis County Food Banks Prepare for Busy Holiday Season

    Tuesday, October 31 2017 5:45 PM EDT2017-10-31 21:45:39 GMT

    For many, the holidays are the most wonderful time of year, but for the Lewis County Food Pantry, it's one of the busiest.

    For many, the holidays are the most wonderful time of year, but for the Lewis County Food Pantry, it's one of the busiest.

  • Local Ice Cream Parlor Gives Back to Community

    Local Ice Cream Parlor Gives Back to Community

    Tuesday, October 31 2017 5:35 PM EDT2017-10-31 21:35:58 GMT

    A new ice cream shop is doing its part to help good causes around its community.

    A new ice cream shop is doing its part to help good causes around its community.

  • Local Business Holds Sale to Benefit Hospital Auxiliary

    Local Business Holds Sale to Benefit Hospital Auxiliary

    Thursday, October 26 2017 5:45 PM EDT2017-10-26 21:45:29 GMT

    A Weston business is helping to support a local hospital this afternoon.

    A Weston business is helping to support a local hospital this afternoon.

  • Webster Springs Community Opposes Water Plant Proposal

    Webster Springs Community Opposes Water Plant Proposal

    Thursday, October 26 2017 10:25 AM EDT2017-10-26 14:25:05 GMT

    Dozens of locals came out to the Webster Springs Municipal Building to speak out against a plan they say would remove local control over their water source.

    Dozens of locals came out to the Webster Springs Municipal Building to speak out against a plan they say would remove local control over their water source.

  • WVU Holds Blood Drive as Part of Mountaineer Week

    WVU Holds Blood Drive as Part of Mountaineer Week

    Tuesday, October 24 2017 6:30 PM EDT2017-10-24 22:30:55 GMT

    The WVU community is giving a bit of themselves to help people in the area.

    The WVU community is giving a bit of themselves to help people in the area.

  • United Way Chapter Reports Fundraising Success

    United Way Chapter Reports Fundraising Success

    Tuesday, October 24 2017 6:28 PM EDT2017-10-24 22:28:23 GMT

    The United Way of Monongalia and Preston Counties held a conference to mark the halfway point for the organizations annual fundraising campaign.

    The United Way of Monongalia and Preston Counties held a conference to mark the halfway point for the organizations annual fundraising campaign.

  • WVU Holds Safe Community Fair

    WVU Holds Safe Community Fair

    Tuesday, October 24 2017 6:26 PM EDT2017-10-24 22:26:54 GMT

    Safety was on the top of people's minds in the Mountainlair Tuesday morning for the Safe Community Fair.

    Safety was on the top of people's minds in the Mountainlair Tuesday morning for the Safe Community Fair.

  • Lewis County Commission Hope to Encourage Community Involvement After Parade

    Lewis County Commission Hope to Encourage Community Involvement After Parade

    Monday, October 23 2017 7:07 PM EDT2017-10-23 23:07:10 GMT

    The Lewis County Commission is hoping to take the success of its bicentennial parade and turn it into progress for the county.

    The Lewis County Commission is hoping to take the success of its bicentennial parade and turn it into progress for the county.

  • Lewis County Assessor Announces New Online Assessment Tool

    Lewis County Assessor Announces New Online Assessment Tool

    Monday, October 23 2017 6:23 PM EDT2017-10-23 22:23:08 GMT

    The Lewis County Assessors Office has launched a new online tool to help research property assessments around the county.

    The Lewis County Assessors Office has launched a new online tool to help research property assessments around the county.

  • Preparations Underway for 2nd Fire Levy Vote

    Preparations Underway for 2nd Fire Levy Vote

    Monday, October 23 2017 6:21 PM EDT2017-10-23 22:21:07 GMT

    Lewis County officials are already beginning preparations for another fire levy vote just after the new year.

    Lewis County officials are already beginning preparations for another fire levy vote just after the new year.

  • Energy Representatives Gather For Annual Governor's Energy Summit

    Energy Representatives Gather For Annual Governor's Energy Summit

    Thursday, October 19 2017 9:06 PM EDT2017-10-20 01:06:00 GMT

    Representatives from many different kinds of energy companies gathered this week at Stonewall Resort for the annual Governor's Energy Summit.

    Representatives from many different kinds of energy companies gathered this week at Stonewall Resort for the annual Governor's Energy Summit.

  • TALA's Annual Ball To Support Local Food Pantry

    TALA's Annual Ball To Support Local Food Pantry

    Thursday, October 19 2017 7:53 PM EDT2017-10-19 23:53:31 GMT

    The Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum is holding its annual Asylum Ball this weekend, and for another year they'll be helping a good cause in the process.

    The Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum is holding its annual Asylum Ball this weekend, and for another year they'll be helping a good cause in the process.

  • Stonewall Hospital Hold Golf Tournament For Scholarship Fund

    Stonewall Hospital Hold Golf Tournament For Scholarship Fund

    Thursday, October 19 2017 7:46 PM EDT2017-10-19 23:46:10 GMT

    Golfers hit the links at Stonewall Resort for a good cause Thursday morning.

    Golfers hit the links at Stonewall Resort for a good cause Thursday morning.

  • Lewis County 4-H Holding Open House Party

    Lewis County 4-H Holding Open House Party

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 4:53 PM EDT2017-10-18 20:53:47 GMT

    For many people, 4-H recalls images of raising livestock. But the Lewis County 4-H clubs want to show how that's changed.

    For many people, 4-H recalls images of raising livestock. But the Lewis County 4-H clubs want to show how that's changed.

  • Congressman McKinley Meets With Clarksburg Water Board

    Congressman McKinley Meets With Clarksburg Water Board

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 4:52 PM EDT2017-10-18 20:52:12 GMT

    Congressman David McKinley met with officials from the Clarksburg Water Board Wednesday morning.

    Congressman David McKinley met with officials from the Clarksburg Water Board Wednesday morning.

  • Hope Inc. Takes Photo For Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    Hope Inc. Takes Photo For Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 4:49 PM EDT2017-10-18 20:49:46 GMT

    A Harrison County organization took some time to mark Domestic Violence Awareness Month this afternoon.

    A Harrison County organization took some time to mark Domestic Violence Awareness Month this afternoon.

  • Fresenius Kidney Care Opens in Buckhannon

    Fresenius Kidney Care Opens in Buckhannon

    Monday, October 16 2017 6:17 PM EDT2017-10-16 22:17:11 GMT

    The Upshur County community welcomed another new business to the Buckhannon area Monday afternoon.

    The Upshur County community welcomed another new business to the Buckhannon area Monday afternoon.

  • Harrison County Sheriff Announces New Grant To Fight Drug Use

    Harrison County Sheriff Announces New Grant To Fight Drug Use

    Monday, October 16 2017 6:16 PM EDT2017-10-16 22:16:10 GMT

    The Harrison County Sheriff's Department will soon be getting a new tool to help tackle the drug problem around the area.

    The Harrison County Sheriff's Department will soon be getting a new tool to help tackle the drug problem around the area.

  • Lewis County Commission Approves Fire Levy Vote

    Lewis County Commission Approves Fire Levy Vote

    Monday, October 16 2017 6:04 PM EDT2017-10-16 22:04:41 GMT

    Another vote has been set on a levy to support Lewis County fire departments.

    Another vote has been set on a levy to support Lewis County fire departments.

  • Bridal Open House Returns to Stonewall Resort

    Bridal Open House Returns to Stonewall Resort

    Thursday, October 12 2017 6:28 PM EDT2017-10-12 22:28:19 GMT

    Couples looking to plan the perfect day for a wedding will have one place to do a lot of shopping this weekend.

    Couples looking to plan the perfect day for a wedding will have one place to do a lot of shopping this weekend.

  • Upshur County to Hold Planning Workshop for Youth Facility

    Upshur County to Hold Planning Workshop for Youth Facility

    Thursday, October 12 2017 6:25 PM EDT2017-10-12 22:25:06 GMT

    The Upshur County Commission is looking for input on how to restore a portion of the county's Youth Camp.

    The Upshur County Commission is looking for input on how to restore a portion of the county's Youth Camp.

  • GSC Prepares for Homecoming Week

    GSC Prepares for Homecoming Week

    Thursday, October 12 2017 5:55 PM EDT2017-10-12 21:55:01 GMT

    A local college is getting ready to celebrate its homecoming week, and is inviting its community to join the celebration.

    A local college is getting ready to celebrate its homecoming week, and is inviting its community to join the celebration.

  • Lewis County Delegate Announces New Company, More Jobs Coming to Jane Lew

    Lewis County Delegate Announces New Company, More Jobs Coming to Jane Lew

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 6:16 PM EDT2017-10-11 22:16:29 GMT

    A state delegate has announced some big news in job growth in one of the counties he represents.

    A state delegate has announced some big news in job growth in one of the counties he represents.

  • TALA, Sharpe Hospital Team Up to Restore Local Cemeteries

    TALA, Sharpe Hospital Team Up to Restore Local Cemeteries

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 6:14 PM EDT2017-10-11 22:14:53 GMT

    Two area hospitals are working together to restore cemeteries in Lewis County.

    Two area hospitals are working together to restore cemeteries in Lewis County.

  • Panera Restaurants Join Breast Cancer Fight

    Panera Restaurants Join Breast Cancer Fight

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 5:39 PM EDT2017-10-10 21:39:59 GMT

    A well-known restaurant chain is getting behind the fight against breast cancer this month.

    A well-known restaurant chain is getting behind the fight against breast cancer this month.

  • CEOS Hold Annual Conference In Lewis County

    CEOS Hold Annual Conference In Lewis County

    Thursday, October 5 2017 5:45 PM EDT2017-10-05 21:45:34 GMT

    Almost 200 people spent their week at Jackson's Mill for the annual state CEOS conference.

    Almost 200 people spent their week at Jackson's Mill for the annual state CEOS conference.

  • Lena Lunsford Conaway Returns to Lewis County Court

    Lena Lunsford Conaway Returns to Lewis County Court

    Thursday, October 5 2017 5:40 PM EDT2017-10-05 21:40:26 GMT

    A former Lewis County resident charged in the death of her child appeared in court Thursday afternoon.

    A former Lewis County resident charged in the death of her child appeared in court Thursday afternoon.

  • St. Joseph's Hospital Debuts New Patient Information System

    St. Joseph's Hospital Debuts New Patient Information System

    Thursday, October 5 2017 10:18 AM EDT2017-10-05 14:18:40 GMT

    A new computer system at an area hospital is making life better for both staff and patients alike.

    A new computer system at an area hospital is making life better for both staff and patients alike.

  • Buckhannon Recognized as Clean Community

    Buckhannon Recognized as Clean Community

    Wednesday, October 4 2017 5:31 PM EDT2017-10-04 21:31:24 GMT

    A local city has been named a clean community by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection.

    A local city has been named a clean community by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection.

  • Weston FD Preparing For Fire Prevention Week

    Weston FD Preparing For Fire Prevention Week

    Monday, October 2 2017 5:53 PM EDT2017-10-02 21:53:28 GMT

    A local fire department will take time next week to teach kids in its area about fire prevention and safety.

    A local fire department will take time next week to teach kids in its area about fire prevention and safety.

  • Lewis Commission Observes Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    Lewis Commission Observes Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    Monday, October 2 2017 5:30 PM EDT2017-10-02 21:30:04 GMT

    While many people take time in October to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month, one county commission is bringing awareness to another cause.

    While many people take time in October to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month, one county commission is bringing awareness to another cause.

  • President Trump To Visit Morgantown

    President Trump To Visit Morgantown

    Saturday, September 30 2017 7:51 PM EDT2017-09-30 23:51:39 GMT
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    President Donald Trump will be visiting the University City next week.

    President Donald Trump will be visiting the University City next week.

  • Civil Rights Group Hosts "Hate Has No Home Here" Rally

    Civil Rights Group Hosts "Hate Has No Home Here" Rally

    Friday, September 29 2017 10:49 PM EDT2017-09-30 02:49:20 GMT
    A local civil rights group held a rally in Buckhannon on Friday afternoon. Upshur Indivisible held its "Hate Has No Home Here" rally at West Virginia Wesleyan College's chapel. The rally brought together organization members and local government officials, plus those who have been affected by civil rights issues. Organizers say they hope that their efforts will be a good example for other communities in the state.  "We're also hoping that some communities will ...
    A local civil rights group held a rally in Buckhannon on Friday afternoon. Upshur Indivisible held its "Hate Has No Home Here" rally at West Virginia Wesleyan College's chapel. The rally brought together organization members and local government officials, plus those who have been affected by civil rights issues. Organizers say they hope that their efforts will be a good example for other communities in the state.  "We're also hoping that some communities will ...
  • TALA Prepares to Launch 10th Haunted House Season

    TALA Prepares to Launch 10th Haunted House Season

    Thursday, September 28 2017 6:26 PM EDT2017-09-28 22:26:12 GMT

    A local fall attraction is marking a big anniversary this season.

    A local fall attraction is marking a big anniversary this season.

  • Medicare Withdraws Approval From Sharpe Hospital

    Medicare Withdraws Approval From Sharpe Hospital

    Thursday, September 28 2017 5:55 PM EDT2017-09-28 21:55:25 GMT

    The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has terminated Medicare eligibility for a local hospital.

    The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has terminated Medicare eligibility for a local hospital.

  • Lewis County Officials Support Proposed Road Bond

    Lewis County Officials Support Proposed Road Bond

    Wednesday, September 27 2017 5:57 PM EDT2017-09-27 21:57:57 GMT

    Crews are hard at work in Lewis County this week, making improvements along Second Street in downtown Weston.  But if the proposed road bond passes, this will be one project of many, with a dozen projects ready to be funded by the bond.

    Crews are hard at work in Lewis County this week, making improvements along Second Street in downtown Weston.  But if the proposed road bond passes, this will be one project of many, with a dozen projects ready to be funded by the bond.

  • First FallFest Coming to Jawbone Park in Buckhannon

    First FallFest Coming to Jawbone Park in Buckhannon

    Wednesday, September 27 2017 5:56 PM EDT2017-09-27 21:56:29 GMT

    One local city will be bringing a new event to its residents this weekend.

    One local city will be bringing a new event to its residents this weekend.

  • Former NBA Player Speaks To Gilmer County High School

    Former NBA Player Speaks To Gilmer County High School

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 8:18 PM EDT2017-09-27 00:18:09 GMT

    Students at Gilmer County High School had the chance to meet a former pro basketball player this morning.

    Students at Gilmer County High School had the chance to meet a former pro basketball player this morning.

  • Gilmer County FFA Team Heading to National Competition

    Gilmer County FFA Team Heading to National Competition

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 5:47 PM EDT2017-09-26 21:47:52 GMT

    A local high school FFA will be sending some of its members to a national competition next year.

    A local high school FFA will be sending some of its members to a national competition next year.

  • Gilmer County Student Learns from Study Abroad Program

    Gilmer County Student Learns from Study Abroad Program

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 5:46 PM EDT2017-09-26 21:46:21 GMT

    A Gilmer County High School student was getting some international perspective on her education this summer.

    A Gilmer County High School student was getting some international perspective on her education this summer.

  • LCHS Opens New Pantry

    LCHS Opens New Pantry

    Thursday, September 21 2017 6:34 PM EDT2017-09-21 22:34:21 GMT

    Lewis County High School was teaming up with local organizations to keep its students well-fed.

    Lewis County High School was teaming up with local organizations to keep its students well-fed.

  • Principal's Leadership Academy Begins for Another Year

    Principal's Leadership Academy Begins for Another Year

    Thursday, September 21 2017 6:32 PM EDT2017-09-21 22:32:24 GMT

    Almost 100 principals from around the state gathered in Flatwoods this week for the first session of this year's Principal's Leadership Academy.

    Almost 100 principals from around the state gathered in Flatwoods this week for the first session of this year's Principal's Leadership Academy.

  • Former Governor Caperton Visits Shinnston Museum

    Former Governor Caperton Visits Shinnston Museum

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 5:44 PM EDT2017-09-20 21:44:02 GMT

    A former West Virginia governor was visiting Harrison County Wednesday morning

    A former West Virginia governor was visiting Harrison County Wednesday morning

  • WVWC Rated As A Best Value In The South

    WVWC Rated As A Best Value In The South

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:29 PM EDT2017-09-20 02:29:22 GMT

    A local college has been rated one of the best values in the region.

    A local college has been rated one of the best values in the region.

  • Truckers Contribute Major Investment In Local Economy

    Truckers Contribute Major Investment In Local Economy

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:28 PM EDT2017-09-20 02:28:37 GMT

    You can see truckers going in and out of the Jane Lew Truck Stop in Lewis County almost any time of day, as truck drivers travel up and down Interstate 79.

    You can see truckers going in and out of the Jane Lew Truck Stop in Lewis County almost any time of day, as truck drivers travel up and down Interstate 79.

  • Upshur County Churchgoer Building Statewide Disaster Relief Effort

    Upshur County Churchgoer Building Statewide Disaster Relief Effort

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:11 AM EDT2017-09-19 14:11:03 GMT

    Like many people, Roxanne Carr has been watching the damage done in Texas and Florida by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, and wanted to find some way to help.

    Like many people, Roxanne Carr has been watching the damage done in Texas and Florida by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, and wanted to find some way to help.

  • Truck Show Returning To Jane Lew

    Truck Show Returning To Jane Lew

    Thursday, September 14 2017 7:13 PM EDT2017-09-14 23:13:29 GMT

    A local business is bringing back a popular event for a second year.

    A local business is bringing back a popular event for a second year.

  • Lewis-Upshur Parents as Teachers Launching First Roll and Read

    Lewis-Upshur Parents as Teachers Launching First Roll and Read

    Thursday, September 14 2017 6:30 PM EDT2017-09-14 22:30:22 GMT

    Parents and kids will have a chance to enjoy some physical activity while learning the importance of reading this weekend.

    Parents and kids will have a chance to enjoy some physical activity while learning the importance of reading this weekend.

  • Sharpe Hospital Holding Shoe Drive to "Stomp Out Stigma"

    Sharpe Hospital Holding Shoe Drive to "Stomp Out Stigma"

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 5:36 PM EDT2017-09-13 21:36:09 GMT

    Sharpe Hospital in Weston is asking for community help to reduce the stigma involved with mental healthcare.

    Sharpe Hospital in Weston is asking for community help to reduce the stigma involved with mental healthcare.

  • Hospital Partners With Community to Support Cancer Patients

    Hospital Partners With Community to Support Cancer Patients

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 5:35 PM EDT2017-09-13 21:35:12 GMT

    A local hospital is working with members of its community to make chemotherapy treatments less stressful.

    A local hospital is working with members of its community to make chemotherapy treatments less stressful.

  • New Economic Developments Boost Lewis County Economy

    New Economic Developments Boost Lewis County Economy

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 5:59 PM EDT2017-09-12 21:59:36 GMT

    The oil and gas boom may have slowed down in Lewis County, but some recently announced businesses are helping to fill a piece of that gap.

    The oil and gas boom may have slowed down in Lewis County, but some recently announced businesses are helping to fill a piece of that gap.

  • DUI Simulator Comes to Webster County High School

    DUI Simulator Comes to Webster County High School

    Thursday, September 7 2017 6:05 PM EDT2017-09-07 22:05:37 GMT

    Students at Webster County High School received a lesson in driving safety behind a different kind of wheel in school Thursday.

    Students at Webster County High School received a lesson in driving safety behind a different kind of wheel in school Thursday.

  • Work Nearing Completion on Jawbone Park

    Work Nearing Completion on Jawbone Park

    Wednesday, September 6 2017 6:02 PM EDT2017-09-06 22:02:19 GMT

    Work on one of the biggest gathering places in Buckhannon is nearing completion this month.

    Work on one of the biggest gathering places in Buckhannon is nearing completion this month.

  • Conquer The Complex Fundraiser to Begin This Fall

    Conquer The Complex Fundraiser to Begin This Fall

    Thursday, August 31 2017 6:37 PM EDT2017-08-31 22:37:52 GMT

    Coaches at the Lewis County High School are getting ready to kick off a new fundraising campaign later this year.

    Coaches at the Lewis County High School are getting ready to kick off a new fundraising campaign later this year.

  • Health Officials Encourage Immunization Awareness

    Health Officials Encourage Immunization Awareness

    Thursday, August 31 2017 6:36 PM EDT2017-08-31 22:36:56 GMT

    Area health officials are encouraging people to keep immunizations on their mind as the fall season approaches.

    Area health officials are encouraging people to keep immunizations on their mind as the fall season approaches.

  • Lewis County Traditions Return for Labor Day Weekend

    Lewis County Traditions Return for Labor Day Weekend

    Thursday, August 31 2017 6:25 PM EDT2017-08-31 22:25:17 GMT

    Two annual events are returning for the year to Lewis County.

    Two annual events are returning for the year to Lewis County.

  • Mobile Food Pantry Working to Fight Rural Hunger

    Mobile Food Pantry Working to Fight Rural Hunger

    Wednesday, August 30 2017 5:51 PM EDT2017-08-30 21:51:10 GMT

    Dozens of people were lined up at the Lewis County Senior Center hours ahead of time to take advantage of a mobile food pantry from the Mountaineer Food Bank.

    Dozens of people were lined up at the Lewis County Senior Center hours ahead of time to take advantage of a mobile food pantry from the Mountaineer Food Bank.

  • Charity Auction Raises Thousands for Family With Ill Child

    Charity Auction Raises Thousands for Family With Ill Child

    Wednesday, August 30 2017 5:47 PM EDT2017-08-30 21:47:00 GMT

    A Gilmer County teen who auctioned a lamb to support the family of a terminally-ill child in Doddridge County raised thousands of dollars.

    A Gilmer County teen who auctioned a lamb to support the family of a terminally-ill child in Doddridge County raised thousands of dollars.

  • Rocky Horror Show to Return to TALA

    Rocky Horror Show to Return to TALA

    Wednesday, August 30 2017 5:45 PM EDT2017-08-30 21:45:59 GMT

    A longtime favorite show is returning to the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum next week.

    A longtime favorite show is returning to the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum next week.

  • WVWC's Great Gathering Helps Support Area Community

    WVWC's Great Gathering Helps Support Area Community

    Tuesday, August 29 2017 5:56 PM EDT2017-08-29 21:56:00 GMT

    Students, faculty and staff all gathered Tuesday into the Wesley Chapel at West Virginia Wesleyan College to celebrate the college's Great Gathering.

    Students, faculty and staff all gathered Tuesday into the Wesley Chapel at West Virginia Wesleyan College to celebrate the college's Great Gathering.

  • Worthington Holds Ribbon Cutting for River Project

    Worthington Holds Ribbon Cutting for River Project

    Tuesday, August 29 2017 5:53 PM EDT2017-08-29 21:53:05 GMT

    A Marion County town celebrated the completion of an important project Tuesday afternoon.

    A Marion County town celebrated the completion of an important project Tuesday afternoon.

  • POLICE: 'No Indication of Slowing or Swerving' in Fatal Glenville Accident

    POLICE: 'No Indication of Slowing or Swerving' in Fatal Glenville Accident

    Friday, August 25 2017 11:17 AM EDT2017-08-25 15:17:04 GMT

    According to Glenville Police Chief Benton Huffman, there is still no word on the cause of a fatal accident that occurred outside of the Foodland Thursday.

    According to Glenville Police Chief Benton Huffman, there is still no word on the cause of a fatal accident that occurred outside of the Foodland Thursday.

  • Upshur County Bringing Drug Dog To BUHS

    Upshur County Bringing Drug Dog To BUHS

    Thursday, August 24 2017 6:58 PM EDT2017-08-24 22:58:29 GMT

    High school students at Buckhannon-Upshur High School have been back in class for about two weeks now, but they still have a new addition to look forward to this year.

    High school students at Buckhannon-Upshur High School have been back in class for about two weeks now, but they still have a new addition to look forward to this year.

  • New Boutique Open In Buckhannon

    New Boutique Open In Buckhannon

    Thursday, August 24 2017 6:38 PM EDT2017-08-24 22:38:10 GMT

    A boutique in Upshur County has opened its doors to the public.

    A boutique in Upshur County has opened its doors to the public.

  • Pop-Up Farmers Market Provides Nutrition Education

    Pop-Up Farmers Market Provides Nutrition Education

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 5:37 PM EDT2017-08-23 21:37:48 GMT

    The Lewis County Park hosted a different kind of Farmer's Market Wednesday morning.

    The Lewis County Park hosted a different kind of Farmer's Market Wednesday morning.

  • WV American Water Planning for Water System Changes

    WV American Water Planning for Water System Changes

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 7:34 PM EDT2017-08-22 23:34:44 GMT

    West Virginia American Water is planning to make some changes to the water system in two local counties.

    West Virginia American Water is planning to make some changes to the water system in two local counties.

  • Lewis County FRN Holding Pop Up Farmers Market

    Lewis County FRN Holding Pop Up Farmers Market

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 7:33 PM EDT2017-08-22 23:33:44 GMT

    The Lewis County Family Resource Network and Parents as Teachers program is holding a pop up farmer's market Wednesday.

    The Lewis County Family Resource Network and Parents as Teachers program is holding a pop up farmer's market Wednesday.

  • Two Traffic Delays to Start August 21

    Two Traffic Delays to Start August 21

    Monday, August 21 2017 1:07 PM EDT2017-08-21 17:07:50 GMT

    The West Virginia Division of Highways wants to make you aware of two road closures in the area starting August 21.

    The West Virginia Division of Highways wants to make you aware of two road closures in the area starting August 21.

  • Glass Museum to Host Charity Auction

    Glass Museum to Host Charity Auction

    Thursday, August 17 2017 6:38 PM EDT2017-08-17 22:38:41 GMT

    A local museum is turning to a material it knows best for its next fundraiser.

    A local museum is turning to a material it knows best for its next fundraiser.

  • Lewis County Schools Continue Support for Students' Nutrition

    Lewis County Schools Continue Support for Students' Nutrition

    Thursday, August 17 2017 6:25 PM EDT2017-08-17 22:25:17 GMT

    For the past two years, Lewis County Schools and the Lewis County Family Resource Network have joined together to expand the county's summer food program, keeping students healthy and fed at sites around the county.

    For the past two years, Lewis County Schools and the Lewis County Family Resource Network have joined together to expand the county's summer food program, keeping students healthy and fed at sites around the county.

  • WVWC Prepares To Welcome Class of 2021

    WVWC Prepares To Welcome Class of 2021

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 5:23 PM EDT2017-08-16 21:23:01 GMT

    Most high schools in the area may be back, but a few area colleges will be welcoming its newest class this weekend. West Virginia Wesleyan College will be welcoming its Class of 2021 this Saturday.

    Most high schools in the area may be back, but a few area colleges will be welcoming its newest class this weekend. West Virginia Wesleyan College will be welcoming its Class of 2021 this Saturday.

  • TALA Hiring Haunted House Actors, Staff

    TALA Hiring Haunted House Actors, Staff

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 5:20 PM EDT2017-08-16 21:20:42 GMT

    If getting paid to "scare the life out of people" sounds fun to you, well you may be in luck.

    If getting paid to "scare the life out of people" sounds fun to you, well you may be in luck.

  • Lewis County Senior Center Raising Funds For Van

    Lewis County Senior Center Raising Funds For Van

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 6:06 PM EDT2017-08-15 22:06:40 GMT

    Sharla Vickers spends her Tuesdays and Wednesdays at the Lewis County Senior Center scrapbooking or just sharing a meal with friends.  She gets to the center thanks to its fleet of vans.  Drivers spend time ferrying people across the county or delivering meals to folks in need each day.

    Sharla Vickers spends her Tuesdays and Wednesdays at the Lewis County Senior Center scrapbooking or just sharing a meal with friends.  She gets to the center thanks to its fleet of vans.  Drivers spend time ferrying people across the county or delivering meals to folks in need each day.

  • Lewis County Assessors Office to Open New Service

    Lewis County Assessors Office to Open New Service

    Friday, July 28 2017 5:16 PM EDT2017-07-28 21:16:08 GMT

    The Lewis County Assessors Office is trying to make it easier for people to find available property in the county.

    The Lewis County Assessors Office has been working to make it easier for people to find available property in the county. Assessor John Breen said his office will debut an online mapping system accessible to the public starting on August first. The new system will help landowners and businesses alike track their property boundaries, but Breen said it is also a great tool for businesses looking to locate in the county. "If they can find a piece of property right ...
  • Weston Sales Tax to Take Effect Earlier than Planned

    Weston Sales Tax to Take Effect Earlier than Planned

    Friday, July 28 2017 5:13 PM EDT2017-07-28 21:13:22 GMT

    A new tax scheduled to hit the books in one local city will now appear six months earlier.

    A new tax scheduled to hit the books in one local city will now appear six months earlier. A one percent sales tax passed by the Weston City Council earlier this year was due to take effect in July of next year. But after working with the state, city manager Dodie Arbogast said the city has been granted an emergency ruling to start collecting the tax in January. That earlier time could have a big effect on the city's plans to use that money. "Our first check we should re...
  • Weston Investigating Changes to Downtown Traffic Patterns

    Weston Investigating Changes to Downtown Traffic Patterns

    Friday, July 28 2017 5:02 PM EDT2017-07-28 21:02:19 GMT

    Driving through downtown Weston, you won't go far without running into signage restricting your direction of travel.

    Driving through downtown Weston, you will not go far until running into signage restricting your direction of travel.  That is because the city's traffic is arranged to loop people through downtown on two one-way streets.  But the city is looking to change that, starting with some small alterations to the roads. "We could go ahead and start making some changes, and they were very open of that to help the flow of traffic.  One of those is to take out the ...
  • Camp Catch Your Breath Supports Kids With Asthma

    Camp Catch Your Breath Supports Kids With Asthma

    Thursday, July 27 2017 7:11 PM EDT2017-07-27 23:11:26 GMT

    Dozens of kids were at Jackson's Mill in Lewis County Thursday morning, and if you didn't know it, you wouldn't see any difference between this and any other group of campers.

    Dozens of kids were at Jackson's Mill in Lewis County Thursday morning, and if you didn't know it, you wouldn't see any difference between this and any other group of campers.  But this is Camp Catch Your Breath, and campers here aren't just having fun, they're learning how to do it while managing their asthma.  It's a lesson that many students take to heart. "Before I went to it, I didn't really know much about my own asthma, and I was in the doctor a lot for it, but ...
  • 4-H Jamboree at the Mill Features Lewis County Students

    4-H Jamboree at the Mill Features Lewis County Students

    Thursday, July 27 2017 6:57 PM EDT2017-07-27 22:57:57 GMT

    Lewis County 4-H students are enjoying the opportunity to show off their work over the past year this week.

    Lewis County 4-H students are enjoying the opportunity to show off their work over the past year this week. 4-H's annual Jamboree at the Mill is wrapping up Thursday night at Jackson's Mill. 4-Hers from around the area have been showing off their work raising animals and studying a variety of topics, all through 4-H. Organizers said many of the students enjoy getting the chance to highlight all they've learned at the event. "I think they have a lot of fun here.  The...
  • Lena Lunsford Appears in Lewis County Court

    Lena Lunsford Appears in Lewis County Court

    Thursday, July 27 2017 6:56 PM EDT2017-07-27 22:56:38 GMT

    A woman accused of causing the death of her daughter in Lewis County appeared in court Thursday.

    A woman accused of causing the death of her daughter in Lewis County appeared in court Thursday. Lena Lunsford was in Weston with her lawyer Thursday afternoon for a hearing to ask for funds to hire a jury consultant. Defense lawyer Tom Dyer called the consultant to the stand to explain their work. They say that information could help determine the defense's next steps in the case by surveying county residents. Judge Jacob Reger sided with the prosecution, who said that infor...
  • Gilmer County Student Helping Family in Need with Lamb Donation

    Gilmer County Student Helping Family in Need with Lamb Donation

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 7:14 PM EDT2017-07-26 23:14:51 GMT

    Maddie Richards is an energetic little girl who keeps mom, Brittney, busy every day.  She loves Dora the Explorer, and is always running around the house. But keeping track of Maddie is a bigger chore than it might seem at first.   "She was diagnosed with San Filippo Syndrome in March. It is a rare genetic disorder that is a terminal disorder. There is no cure, no treatment," said Brittney Richards, Maddie's mom. And it's an costly condition too, with ...

    Maddie Richards is an energetic little girl who keeps mom, Brittney, busy every day.  She loves Dora the Explorer, and is always running around the house. But keeping track of Maddie is a bigger chore than it might seem at first.   "She was diagnosed with San Filippo Syndrome in March. It is a rare genetic disorder that is a terminal disorder. There is no cure, no treatment," said Brittney Richards, Maddie's mom. And it's an costly condition too, with ...

  • Lewis County Sheriff Makes Drug Arrests

    Lewis County Sheriff Makes Drug Arrests

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 6:20 PM EDT2017-07-25 22:20:44 GMT

    Deputies in Lewis County were out making drug arrests earlier today. Sheriff Adam Gissy said deputies have arrested Morganne Grubb and John Riley on drug-related charges. Gissy said the arrests are the result of a months-long investigation into drug activity in the area. Deputies are also looking for four other people as part of the same investigation. Gissy said most of the drug activity involved in today's arrests involved marijuana and meth.

    Deputies in Lewis County were out making drug arrests earlier today. Sheriff Adam Gissy said deputies have arrested Morganne Grubb and John Riley on drug-related charges. Gissy said the arrests are the result of a months-long investigation into drug activity in the area. Deputies are also looking for four other people as part of the same investigation. Gissy said most of the drug activity involved in today's arrests involved marijuana and meth.

  • Glenville State Health Sciences Camp Encourages Students To Attend College

    Glenville State Health Sciences Camp Encourages Students To Attend College

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 5:07 PM EDT2017-07-25 21:07:46 GMT

    It may have looked like a crime scene at Glenville State College, but the investigators there were a little young for the job.

    It may have looked like a crime scene at Glenville State College, but the investigators there were a little young for the job.

  • Adult Education Program Bringing More Success to Lewis County

    Adult Education Program Bringing More Success to Lewis County

    Thursday, July 20 2017 7:30 PM EDT2017-07-20 23:30:07 GMT

    The first graduation from an adult education center is one of the latest signs of success for the IMPACT program.

    The first graduation from an adult education center is one of the latest signs of success for the IMPACT program.

  • Lewis County First Holds Dedication Ceremony for Community Garden

    Lewis County First Holds Dedication Ceremony for Community Garden

    Thursday, July 20 2017 7:28 PM EDT2017-07-20 23:28:16 GMT

    A local community dedicated one of its newest features Thursday evening.

    A local community dedicated one of its newest features Thursday evening.

  • WVWC Welcomes New President To Buckhannon

    WVWC Welcomes New President To Buckhannon

    Thursday, July 20 2017 5:33 PM EDT2017-07-20 21:33:57 GMT

    A local college's new president has taken office this month and hit the ground running.

    A local college's new president has taken office this month and hit the ground running.

  • Boy Scouts Working to Benefit Lewis County

    Boy Scouts Working to Benefit Lewis County

    Monday, July 17 2017 7:21 PM EDT2017-07-17 23:21:45 GMT
    The 2017 Boy Scout Jamboree will soon start at the Summit Bechtel Reserve, but scouts on the way are making a difference in our area. A scout troops from New York is being welcomed by the Lewis County Commission and others Monday evening. Scouts from the group will be spending time learning about the county, and helping with some projects around the Lewis County Park. Commission members say it's a great opportunity for the County, too. "They're from Hudson Valley, New Yo...
    The 2017 Boy Scout Jamboree will soon start at the Summit Bechtel Reserve, but scouts on the way are making a difference in our area. A scout troops from New York is being welcomed by the Lewis County Commission and others Monday evening. Scouts from the group will be spending time learning about the county, and helping with some projects around the Lewis County Park. Commission members say it's a great opportunity for the County, too. "They're from Hudson Valley, New Yo...
  • Blast From The Past To Return To Buckhannon

    Blast From The Past To Return To Buckhannon

    Monday, July 17 2017 5:50 PM EDT2017-07-17 21:50:45 GMT

    An annual event returns to downtown Buckhannon this weekend.

    An annual event returns to downtown Buckhannon this weekend.

  • Buckhannon Water Facility Rededicated to Honor Former Employee

    Buckhannon Water Facility Rededicated to Honor Former Employee

    Thursday, July 13 2017 6:15 PM EDT2017-07-13 22:15:26 GMT

    Residents of Buckhannon gathered today to rededicate the city's water treatment plant.

    Residents of Buckhannon gathered today to rededicate the city's water treatment plant.

  • Students Prepare for Energy Careers in Buckhannon

    Students Prepare for Energy Careers in Buckhannon

    Thursday, July 13 2017 6:11 PM EDT2017-07-13 22:11:51 GMT

    High school students from around the state gathered in Buckhannon this week for the annual Tom Dunn Energy Leadership Academy at West Virginia Wesleyan College.

    High school students from around the state gathered in Buckhannon this week for the annual Tom Dunn Energy Leadership Academy at West Virginia Wesleyan College. The three-day camp gives students a closer look at how the energy industry works in West Virginia and beyond, and aims to get a jump on their interests and prepare them for careers in the industry. “So we’re starting now, because if you take these students who are sophomores, juniors, seniors, by the time the...
  • Buckhannon Receives Grant to Restore Downtown Theater

    Buckhannon Receives Grant to Restore Downtown Theater

    Monday, July 10 2017 6:36 PM EDT2017-07-10 22:36:42 GMT

    The West Virginia Division of Culture and History has awarded a large grant to a restoration project in Upshur County.

    The West Virginia Division of Culture and History has awarded a large grant to a restoration project in Upshur County.

  • Next Hearing Date Set For Lena Lunsford

    Next Hearing Date Set For Lena Lunsford

    Monday, July 10 2017 6:31 PM EDT2017-07-10 22:31:38 GMT

    The next court date is set for former Lewis County resident Lena Lunsford.

    The next court date is set for former Lewis County resident Lena Lunsford.

  • UPDATE: Missing Upshur County Man Found Dead

    Missing Upshur County Man Found Dead

    Monday, July 10 2017 10:00 AM EDT2017-07-10 14:00:18 GMT

    The search for a missing Buckhannon man has ended after his body was discovered by authorities.

    The search for a missing Buckhannon man has ended after his body was discovered by authorities.

  • PEER Recovery Summit Opens In Buckhannon

    PEER Recovery Summit Opens In Buckhannon

    Thursday, July 6 2017 6:25 PM EDT2017-07-06 22:25:14 GMT

    The Power, Education, Experience and Resilience Summit got underway Thursday morning in Buckhannon.

    The Power, Education, Experience and Resilience (PEER) Summit got underway Thursday morning in Buckhannon.  The conference gathered people from across the state who work in peer recovery support, a field that helps people suffering from substance abuse and other behavioral problems to overcome those issues with the help of someone who's been there before. "Peer recovery support services is a growing field, and what we're trying to do here is make sure that people who a...
  • Community Care Offering Free Sports Physicals

    Community Care Offering Free Sports Physicals

    Thursday, July 6 2017 6:24 PM EDT2017-07-06 22:24:11 GMT

    A local healthcare provider is making it easier for kids to take part in sports next season.

    A local healthcare provider is making it easier for kids to take part in sports next season.

  • Preparations for West Virginia's Largest Yard Sale Underway

    Preparations for West Virginia's Largest Yard Sale Underway

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 5:36 PM EDT2017-07-05 21:36:57 GMT

    The Upshur County Convention and Visitors Bureau is preparing for one of the county's largest events each year.

    The Upshur County Convention and Visitors Bureau is preparing for one of the county's largest events each year.

  • Lewis County Fair to Open Next Week

    Lewis County Fair to Open Next Week

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 5:31 PM EDT2017-07-05 21:31:48 GMT

    An annual tradition returns to Lewis County for another year in one week's time.

    An annual tradition returns to Lewis County for another year in one week's time.

  • Buckhannon to Celebrate Independence Day Early

    Buckhannon to Celebrate Independence Day Early

    Thursday, June 29 2017 6:31 PM EDT2017-06-29 22:31:45 GMT

    If you're looking forward to celebrating Independence Day, you can get your start early this week in Buckhannon

    If you're looking forward to celebrating Independence Day, you can get your start early this week in Jawbone Park. Create Buckhannon is hosting an expanded Festival Friday celebration tomorrow night to mark the holiday. The event will include plenty of music, activities, and demonstrations, but will run until dark, wrapping up the night with fireworks. "It's an opportunity for more people to come together and enjoy the public space that we work on down there, and this year the...
  • Youth Police Academy Underway In Buckhannon

    Youth Police Academy Underway In Buckhannon

    Thursday, June 29 2017 6:26 PM EDT2017-06-29 22:26:25 GMT

    Middle school and high school students from the area are gathering this week in Buckhannon for the city's third Youth Police Academy.

    Middle school and high school students from the area are gathering this week in Buckhannon for the city's third Youth Police Academy. The event is held by the Buckhannon Police Department every other year, and offers kids a firsthand glimpse at the variety of work a department may be called to do on any given day. B-U Junior Autumn Fitzsimmons said it's a good opportunity for her to look at a possible career. "I'm really interested in forensic science, so I thought a police...
  • Weston Collecting Survey Data from City Residents

    Weston Collecting Survey Data from City Residents

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 6:10 PM EDT2017-06-28 22:10:58 GMT

    A Lewis County city is following its commissions footsteps in planning for its future.

    A Lewis County city is following its commissions footsteps in planning for its future. Weston officials have partnered with West Virginia University to create a survey for city residents. The survey aims to collect information from residents on the biggest housing issues facing the city today. Mayor Julia Spelsberg said the survey is continuing the city's previous work with WVU. "We want to find out what is our inventory of rental within the city limits.  Because my...
  • Mountaineer Military Museum Holding Fundraising Raffles

    Mountaineer Military Museum Holding Fundraising Raffles

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 6:00 PM EDT2017-06-28 22:00:23 GMT

    The Mountaineer Military Museum is offering people a chance to support the museum and take home a prize, too.

    The Mountaineer Military Museum is offering people a chance to support the museum and take home a prize, too. The museum will host a series of raffles to help offset costs, including funding its new Korean War Memorial and helping to pay for utilities during the winter season. The museum owners said providing the memorials only expands the meaning the museum holds for veterans and their families. "It just adds to the museum. It will give visitors a place wh...
  • Severe Storms Cause Damage Across Area

    Severe Storms Cause Damage Across Area

    Monday, June 26 2017 3:30 AM EDT2017-06-26 07:30:02 GMT

    Parts of the Cheat Lake area of Monongalia County received heavy damage Friday night.

    Parts of the Cheat Lake area of Monongalia County received heavy damage Friday night.

  • Gilmer County Man Arrested For Attempted Murder

    Gilmer County Man Arrested For Attempted Murder

    Monday, June 26 2017 12:20 AM EDT2017-06-26 04:20:07 GMT

    A Gilmer County man is in jail after police say he tried to run over his girlfriend with a car.

    A Gilmer County man is in jail after police say he tried to run over his girlfriend with a car.

  • TALA Staff Call BBQ Bash Successful

    TALA Staff Call BBQ Bash Successful

    Thursday, June 22 2017 6:40 PM EDT2017-06-22 22:40:03 GMT

    The Almost Heaven BBQ Bash will be welcomed by its new hosts in the future after moving to the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum for the first time this year.

    The Almost Heaven BBQ Bash will be welcomed by its new hosts in the future after moving to the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum for the first time this year. Asylum staff said the event was not just a hit on its own, but also turned into one of the biggest weekends for its own business, too. Operations Manager Rebecca Jordan Gleason said teamwork from many county organizations made the event a success for all. "the Chamber of Commerce, the Convention and Visitors Burea...
  • Teachers Work to Improve Early Education at GSC

    Teachers Work to Improve Early Education at GSC

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 6:23 PM EDT2017-06-21 22:23:11 GMT

    Teachers from around West Virginia are at Glenville State this week to share techniques in early education.

    Teachers from around West Virginia are at Glenville State this weekend to share techniques in early education. The college is hosting two workshops discussing literacy for students from kindergarten to second-grade and math strategies for third to fifth-graders. Teachers who are attending said these basic skills are most important to learn at a young age. "It's really important for us to gain those new strategies and new ideas to bring forth at that level, because that's ...
  • GSC to Announce Response to New Budget

    GSC to Announce Response to New Budget

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 6:17 PM EDT2017-06-21 22:17:47 GMT

    Smaller public colleges are also facing some deep cuts in the budget announced by Governor Justice Wednesday

    Smaller public colleges are also facing some deep cuts in the budget announced by Governor Justice Wednesday. Staff at Glenville State College have been watching for a final decision on the state budget before announcing how they'll proceed. The final budget passed by the legislature includes a 4.6 percent cut to the college's budget, about $300,000 in total. The college will announce its plans for the future in a conference Thursday morning.
  • GSC Updates History With New Book

    GSC Updates History With New Book

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 5:38 PM EDT2017-06-21 21:38:33 GMT

    Staff at Glenville State have also completed a new book highlighting the last twenty years of the college's history.

    Staff at Glenville State have also completed a new book highlighting the last twenty years of the college's history.

  • Weston to Hold Park Dedication

    Weston to Hold Park Dedication

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 6:21 PM EDT2017-06-20 22:21:38 GMT

    Weston officials will dedicate the city's newest park Tuesday evening.

    Weston officials will dedicate the city's newest park Tuesday evening. Officials from the city and Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital will hold a dedication ceremony for the Willow Creek Natural Playground at 6:00 p.m. The new park includes many natural features, and includes a Little Free Library and some basic playground equipment. Mayor Julia Spelsberg said it's a way for kids to exercise their bodies and minds. "Kids are very imaginative when they're down here...

  • Restaurant Road Trip: Lightburn's Family Diner

    Restaurant Road Trip: Lightburn's Family Diner

    Thursday, June 15 2017 11:01 AM EDT2017-06-15 15:01:44 GMT

    Open only this month Lightburn’s Family Diner in Jane Lew is taking casual dining and kicking things up a notch in Lewis County.

    Lightburn’s Family Diner, in Jane Lew, is taking casual dining and kicking things up a notch in Lewis County. Owner Diane Fay-Castro and her husband opened the restaurant this month to bringing a taste of Philadelphia to the area. But the first thing she wants people to feel in the restaurant is a sense of home. “We’re family-oriented, that’s why we wanted to make it colorful and lively. We didn’t want any TVs because that takes away from the famil...
  • Mountain Heritage And Wine Festival to Return to Stonewall Resort

    Mountain Heritage And Wine Festival to Return to Stonewall Resort

    Friday, June 9 2017 6:51 PM EDT2017-06-09 22:51:44 GMT
    Stonewall Resort will be welcoming crafters from around the state this weekend. The Stonewall State Park Foundation is hosting its annual Mountain Heritage and Wine Festival on Saturday. The yearly event is a chance to show off the work done by artisans in the state, a group of people organizers said should earn more attention inside and outside of the state. "West Virginia is notorious for our skilled artisans. This event highlights them and brings to attention oppo...
    Stonewall Resort will be welcoming crafters from around the state this weekend. The Stonewall State Park Foundation is hosting its annual Mountain Heritage and Wine Festival on Saturday. The yearly event is a chance to show off the work done by artisans in the state, a group of people organizers said should earn more attention inside and outside of the state. "West Virginia is notorious for our skilled artisans. This event highlights them and brings to attention oppo...
  • Buckhannon PD Looking for New Officer

    Buckhannon PD Looking for New Officer

    Thursday, June 8 2017 5:59 PM EDT2017-06-08 21:59:53 GMT

    The Buckhannon Police Department is looking for a new officer this month.

    The Buckhannon Police Department is looking for a new officer this month. Chief Matt Gregory says the department is filling a spot vacated by the resignation of an officer. Gregory said the city is receiving plenty of candidates, but the number of qualifies applicants has been dwindling over the past few years. "The state code requires that we have at least three on the list to consider for every vacancy, and sometimes we've had some issues getting three," said Greg...
  • Lewis County Church Collecting for Community Baby Shower

    Lewis County Church Collecting for Community Baby Shower

    Thursday, June 8 2017 5:58 PM EDT2017-06-08 21:58:37 GMT

    A local church is bringing back asking for help with one of its biggest outreaches for a third year.

    A local church is bringing back asking for help with one of its biggest outreaches for a third year. The Broad Street United Methodist Church is Weston is collecting supplies for its third annual community baby shower later this year. The church provides supplies for families around the area in need of some extra assistance. Organizers said there's plenty of people in the county who can use the help they provide. "it's just a chance for us to get with them and to see...

  • Lewis County Organization Building Community With Rock Painting

    Lewis County Organization Building Community With Rock Painting

    Thursday, June 8 2017 5:50 PM EDT2017-06-08 21:50:27 GMT

    A Lewis County organization is working to make its community a little brighter.

    A Lewis County organization is working to make its community a little brighter.

  • RG Motorsports Opens Doors At New Location

    RG Motorsports Opens Doors At New Location

    Tuesday, June 6 2017 6:49 PM EDT2017-06-06 22:49:38 GMT

    A local business is welcoming customers to its brand new location.

    A local business is welcoming customers to its brand new location. RG Motorsports opened the doors of a brand new store off Exit 121 of I-79 Tuesday morning. The new building allows the business to bring all its inventory into one roof and make it a better buying experience for customers. Owner Mark Gricewich said the new location also gives the business a chance to reach more people. "The reason we wanted to move here in Bridgeport is it's a lot more expo...

  • Junior Firefighting Academy Teaches Greater Role For Young Firefighters

    Junior Firefighting Academy Teaches Greater Role For Young Firefighters

    Tuesday, June 6 2017 6:11 PM EDT2017-06-06 22:11:55 GMT

    For the tenth year, the annual Junior Firefighter Academy has brought dozens of students from across the country to learn more about what it takes to be a firefighter in modern times.

    For the 10th year, the annual Junior Firefighter Academy has brought dozens of students from across the country to learn more about what it takes to be a firefighter in modern times.  But it's no longer simply dousing flames: instructors said fire departments are dealing with a much wider variety of calls. "If you can't get the cat out of the tree, call the fire department.  If somebody needs help quick, they call the fire department.  So it's a lot more...
  • Legislators Investigate Budget Alternatives In Charleston

    Legislators Investigate Budget Alternatives In Charleston

    Monday, June 5 2017 12:15 AM EDT2017-06-05 04:15:18 GMT

    Things may be quiet in the capitol now, but there's going to be a firestorm of activity come Monday, when the full legislature returns.

    Things may be quiet in the capitol now, but there's going to be a firestorm of activity come Monday, when the full legislature returns.

  • Upshur County to Celebrate National Trails Day

    Upshur County to Celebrate National Trails Day

    Wednesday, May 31 2017 6:47 PM EDT2017-05-31 22:47:48 GMT

    The Upshur County Parks and Recreation Advisory Board is encouraging people to get outside this weekend.

    The Upshur County Parks and Recreation Advisory Board is encouraging people to get outside this weekend. The board is taking part in National Trails Day on Saturday by offering guided walking a biking tours of trails at the Upshur County Recreation Park. Board members say they want to encourage people to take advantage of the trail system them, and the national event was the perfect opportunity. "This is a good opportunity at the beginning of the season for people in the commu...
  • WVWC Planetarium Pairing Shows With Live Music

    WVWC Planetarium Pairing Shows With Live Music

    Wednesday, May 31 2017 6:44 PM EDT2017-05-31 22:44:53 GMT

    The West Virginia Wesleyan College Planetarium is bringing art and science together this weekend.

    The West Virginia Wesleyan College Planetarium is bringing art and science together this weekend.

  • Mountain CAP Expanding Summer Food Program

    Mountain CAP Expanding Summer Food Program

    Wednesday, May 31 2017 6:44 PM EDT2017-05-31 22:44:07 GMT
    Upshur County students will have more ways to find good nutritious meals this summer. Like its neighbor Lewis County, the Upshur County food program is expanding its reach this year. The program has added two new distribution sites around the county to help keep kids fed during summer months when they can't get regular meals at school. Mountain CAP in Upshur County organizes the program, and they said it's a need for many students in Upshur County. "When they're out of s...
    Upshur County students will have more ways to find good nutritious meals this summer. Like its neighbor Lewis County, the Upshur County food program is expanding its reach this year. The program has added two new distribution sites around the county to help keep kids fed during summer months when they can't get regular meals at school. Mountain CAP in Upshur County organizes the program, and they said it's a need for many students in Upshur County. "When they're out of s...
  • Weston to Expand 4th of July Celebration

    Weston to Expand 4th of July Celebration

    Tuesday, May 30 2017 6:56 PM EDT2017-05-30 22:56:59 GMT

    Weston will be gearing up for a bigger than usual 4th of July celebration.

    Weston will be gearing up for a bigger than usual 4th of July celebration. Thanks to donations from businesses and individuals in the community, the Weston Fire Department's annual 4th of July fireworks will continue this year. This year, the department has teamed up with the city's Fairs and Festivals board to make the event bigger than it was in the past few years, and return the event to the scale it used to have. "So it was a little different then, so we sort of wanted to ...
  • Preparations Underway for Weston's Amazing Week

    Preparations Underway for Weston's Amazing Week

    Tuesday, May 30 2017 6:54 PM EDT2017-05-30 22:54:46 GMT

    The city of Weston is getting ready for its biggest celebration of the year.

    The city of Weston is getting ready for its biggest celebration of the year. The city's Fairs and Festivals Committee is already planning for this year's Weston Amazing Week. The annual festival highlights the city with many different events throughout the week. Organizers said it's a good chance for the city to open itself up to kids and adults like. "We will have the street fair on downtown Main Street again this year, and that's a lot of fun.  Kids can run up and...
  • Sharpe Hospital Opens New Salon

    Sharpe Hospital Opens New Salon

    Thursday, May 25 2017 6:40 PM EDT2017-05-25 22:40:45 GMT

    The Lewis County Chamber of Commerce held a unique ribbon cutting in Weston Thursday morning.

    The Lewis County Chamber of Commerce held a unique ribbon cutting in Weston Thursday morning. Sharpe Hospital in Weston welcomed the community to the hospital's new salon. The project was completed thanks to cooperation between the hospital and its community, and both officials and staff say they're glad to help build a stronger connection between each part of the community
  • Eberle Students Sell Home for Flood Victims

    Eberle Students Sell Home for Flood Victims

    Thursday, May 25 2017 6:38 PM EDT2017-05-25 22:38:34 GMT

    Students and staff at the Fred Eberle Technical Center in Buckhannon gathered Thursday for a very different check presentation.

    Students and staff at the Fred Eberle Technical Center in Buckhannon gathered Thursday for a very different check presentation.   Students in the center's carpentry and electrical tech classes build a new house each year.  Usually they're sold at auction, but this year, the center sold the house to the United Methodist Church, to be given to a family in Clendenin who lost their home in last year's floods. "I approached the administrative council, who's our board. They...
  • WV Clergy Hold Conference On Substance Abuse

    WV Clergy Hold Conference On Substance Abuse

    Thursday, May 25 2017 6:37 PM EDT2017-05-25 22:37:18 GMT

    Clergy from many different denominations were gathered in Upshur County this morning to tackle the substance abuse issue around the state.

    Clergy from many different denominations were gathered in Upshur County this morning to tackle the substance abuse issue around the state. The West Virginia Council of Churches held a Clergy Consultation at West Virginia Wesleyan College today. Clergy members discussed the challenges and successes their communities face, and shared their stories with each other. Organizers said the large number of people attending the event should help every community in the fight against drug...
  • Lewis County FRN Collecting Books for Summer Programs

    Lewis County FRN Collecting Books for Summer Programs

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 5:46 PM EDT2017-05-24 21:46:51 GMT

    The Lewis County Family Resource Network is hoping to keep kids reading during their summer break.

    The Lewis County Family Resource Network is hoping to keep kids reading during their summer break. The FRN is holding a book drive to collect books for three programs in Lewis County, including the county's summer meal program, little free libraries, and home visitation programs. Staff said it's important for kids to build on their reading skills, even in the summer months, and these programs are a good way to encourage that. "The summer food program is a natural fit for ...
  • Sharpe Hospital Auxiliary Holds 2 Fundraisers

    Sharpe Hospital Auxiliary Holds 2 Fundraisers

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 6:48 PM EDT2017-05-23 22:48:54 GMT

    The auxiliary of a local hospital is asking area residents to support some of its outreach to its patients.

    A local hospital is asking area residents to support some of its outreach to its patients. The Friends Auxiliary of Sharpe Hospital in Weston is working with two local restaurants to hold fundraisers this week. People can visit the Weston Wendy's until 8 p.m. Tuesday, or the Clarksburg Panera from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday. Funds support the Auxiliary, who have been working to provide extra support for patients there. "the innovation that comes along with this, all of th...
  • Mountaineer Military Museum Prepares for Vet-Together

    Mountaineer Military Museum Prepares for Vet-Together

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 6:28 PM EDT2017-05-23 22:28:40 GMT

    A local museum is almost ready to celebrate West Virginia's veterans this weekend.

    A local museum is almost ready to celebrate West Virginia's veterans this weekend. The Mountaineer Military Museum will host its annual Vet-Together Saturday, May 27. The event is a chance for the public to thank veterans, and for those same veterans to share stories with each other. Organizer and museum owner Barb McVaney said she's glad to continue to see the event grow year after year. "It's humbling to remember where we came form and to see what the event's become,&q...
  • TALA to Host Memorial Service for Former Patients

    TALA to Host Memorial Service for Former Patients

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 6:24 PM EDT2017-05-23 22:24:34 GMT

    The Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum is partnering with Sharpe Hospital this week to remember those who died there.

    The Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum (TALA) is partnering with Sharpe Hospital this week to remember those who died there. The asylum will host a memorial service for the former residents of the old hospital who died while there. The asylum grounds include three distinct cemeteries, where former patients were buried. Organizer Bethany Cutright said it is important to keep their memory as humans, and not simply as patients. "It's important to recognize because they were peo...
  • Stonewall Resort Plans Memorial Day Activities

    Stonewall Resort Plans Memorial Day Activities

    Monday, May 22 2017 6:25 PM EDT2017-05-22 22:25:19 GMT

    Stonewall Resort is gearing up for its opening weekend with a busy Memorial Day weekend.

    Stonewall Resort is gearing up for its opening weekend with a busy Memorial Day weekend The resort is planning an event full of activities around the park, including family games and tours of the park. It all wraps up on Memorial Day with the resort's annual observation of the holiday. Staff said the weekend is a great way to help kick off the resort's summer season. "Stonewall Resort offers a variety for families to enjoy during the holiday weekend. Whether you're looki...
  • Lewis County Health Department Offering Narcan Kits to Public

    Lewis County Health Department Offering Narcan Kits to Public

    Monday, May 22 2017 6:15 PM EDT2017-05-22 22:15:09 GMT

    People around the state have heard of the success of the overdose antidote Narcan, which can save a life during an overdose.  But a new program authorized by the state legislature will put doses of the drug in the hands of the public.

    People around the state have heard of the success of the overdose antidote, Narcan, which can save a life during an overdose. But a new program authorized by the state legislature will put doses of the drug in the hands of the public. The Lewis County Health Department is offering Narcan kits to people who want them especially anyone who is close to an opioid user. "This is the introduction to a harm reduction program that we are hopefully getting started here in Lewis Coun...
  • Strawberry Festival Means Growth For Farmers Not Just Fruit

    Strawberry Festival Means Growth For Farmers Not Just Fruit

    Friday, May 19 2017 9:23 PM EDT2017-05-20 01:23:30 GMT

    It wouldn't be a good Strawberry Festival in Buckhannon without some of the sweet red fruit for people to take home and enjoy.

    It wouldn't be a good Strawberry Festival in Buckhannon without some of the sweet red fruit for people to take home and enjoy.

  • Mobile Veterans Memorial Wall Arrives in Buckhannon

    Mobile Veterans Memorial Wall Arrives in Buckhannon

    Wednesday, May 17 2017 6:12 PM EDT2017-05-17 22:12:52 GMT

    For the first time this year, the West Virginia chapter of Vietnam Veterans of America has set up its mobile Vietnam Memorial Wall.

    For the first time this year, the West Virginia chapter of Vietnam Veterans of America has set up its mobile Vietnam Memorial Wall.

  • Student Leadership Conference Returns to Jackson Mill

    Student Leadership Conference Returns to Jackson Mill

    Wednesday, May 17 2017 6:07 PM EDT2017-05-17 22:07:36 GMT

    WVU Jackson's Mill hosted the annual West Virginia Student Leadership Conference this week.

    WVU Jackson's Mill hosted the annual West Virginia Student Leadership Conference this week. The conference brings together students from college campuses around the state to learn leadership skills, and empower them to take them back to their campuses and share them there. Organizers say the lessons learned here can be transferred into the business world, too. "They're learning how to work with other people to bring about positive outcomes, so communication skills...

  • WVWC Establishes Partnership with Stonewall Hospital

    WVWC Establishes Partnership with Stonewall Hospital

    Tuesday, May 16 2017 3:07 PM EDT2017-05-16 19:07:50 GMT
    West Virginia Wesleyan College has partnered with a local hospital to help train its nurses to a higher degree. The new partnership will make it easier for nurses at Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital in Weston to continue their education and receive higher-level training in their field. Nurses will also be offered a tuition discount to attend classes.  Hospital staff advise the nursing program at Wesleyan, and staff at the college said there's a need for qualified nurses...
    West Virginia Wesleyan College has partnered with a local hospital to help train its nurses to a higher degree. The new partnership will make it easier for nurses at Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital in Weston to continue their education and receive higher-level training in their field. Nurses will also be offered a tuition discount to attend classes.  Hospital staff advise the nursing program at Wesleyan, and staff at the college said there's a need for qualified nurses...
  • Lewis County Commission Honors Emergency Responders

    Lewis County Commission Honors Emergency Responders

    Monday, May 15 2017 6:30 PM EDT2017-05-15 22:30:25 GMT

    The Lewis County Commission is honoring emergency responders this week.

    The Lewis County Commission is honoring emergency responders this week.

  • U.S. Attorney Moms Share In Their Jobs And In Raising Their Families

    U.S. Attorney Moms Share In Their Jobs And In Raising Their Families

    Monday, May 15 2017 12:19 AM EDT2017-05-15 04:19:34 GMT

    Betsy Jividen and Helen Altmeyer are co-workers, mothers, and life-long friends.

    Betsy Jividen and Helen Altmeyer are co-workers, mothers, and life-long friends.

  • TALA Collecting Items for Sharpe Auxiliary

    TALA Collecting Items for Sharpe Auxiliary

    Thursday, May 11 2017 5:58 PM EDT2017-05-11 21:58:47 GMT
    For employees at the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, mental health is a topic they touch on every day as they share the facility's history with visitors.  But just down the road, William R. Sharpe Hospital is doing the work the asylum used to do treating patients with mental illness.  Since the two buildings have a shared history, staff members of each hit on an idea. "Every year we go to Sharpe hospital to support their art show.  So we've built a connection ther...
    For employees at the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, mental health is a topic they touch on every day as they share the facility's history with visitors.  But just down the road, William R. Sharpe Hospital is doing the work the asylum used to do treating patients with mental illness.  Since the two buildings have a shared history, staff members of each hit on an idea. "Every year we go to Sharpe hospital to support their art show.  So we've built a connection ther...
  • Post Offices Preparing for Stamp Out Hunger Event

    Post Offices Preparing for Stamp Out Hunger Event

    Thursday, May 11 2017 5:54 PM EDT2017-05-11 21:54:30 GMT

    The U.S. Postal Service is taking time this weekend to help address hunger around the country.

    The U.S. Postal Service is taking time this weekend to help address hunger around the country. The postal service is holding its annual Stamp Out Hunger event. Mail carriers around the country will be delivering the mail as usual on Saturday, but will also be collecting canned food to share with local food banks. Staff at the Weston Post Office said it's a project carriers can get behind since they get to know people on their route from seeing them daily. Food will be...

  • Stonewall Resort Announces Renovations; New GM for Spring

    Stonewall Resort Announces Renovations; New GM for Spring

    Wednesday, May 10 2017 6:27 PM EDT2017-05-10 22:27:54 GMT

    Lots of growth is happening outdoors, but one local resort is making some changes too.

    A lot of growth is happening outdoors, but one local resort is making some changes too. Stonewall Resort has begun the first phase of a project to renovate every guest room in the main lodge. The first round of work is already underway and will update every room on one floor of the building. Staff say it's been a successful 15 years since the resort has opened, and they want to continue to maintain the quality people expect. "We need to continue to invest back in our pro...
  • Area Florists Get Ready for Mothers' Day

    Area Florists Get Ready for Mothers' Day

    Wednesday, May 10 2017 6:16 PM EDT2017-05-10 22:16:53 GMT

    Staff at Feola's Flowers were hard at work putting together gifts for the final rush leading up to Mothers' Day.

    If you have not gotten something ready for mom, your time is running out! Staff at Feola's Flowers were hard at work putting together gifts for the final rush leading up to Mothers' Day. They said that while many people are looking for bouquets of cut flowers for mom, others look for baskets or flats for mom to enjoy year round. Whatever you look for, they say florist shops like theirs need orders as early as possible. "Sometimes they want special things and we can't giv...
  • Weston Faith Community Marks National Day Of Prayer

    Weston Faith Community Marks National Day Of Prayer

    Thursday, May 4 2017 6:19 PM EDT2017-05-04 22:19:31 GMT

    The meeting room of the Lewis County Commission was packed full Thursday morning as the faith community around Weston gathered to celebrate the National Day of Prayer.

    The meeting room of the Lewis County Commission was packed full Thursday morning as the faith community around Weston gathered to celebrate the National Day of Prayer.  The event is celebrated across the country each year, and faith leaders in Lewis County are glad to join in the event to pray for concerns nationwide."Everybody comes together in different places and comes together to pray for our nation, our state, for every realm of government and our society...

  • Lewis County FRN, Food Bank Moving to New Location

    Lewis County FRN, Food Bank Moving to New Location

    Tuesday, May 2 2017 6:08 PM EDT2017-05-02 22:08:37 GMT

    A busy outreach in Lewis County will soon be in a new home.

    A busy outreach in Lewis County will soon be in a new home. The Lewis County Family Resource Network (FRN) and Lewis County Food Bank will be moving over the next week to a new home. The two organizations are moving to a new location on Center Street after their building was put up for sale. Food Bank Director Charlene Sprouse said that while the move will change their schedule, all clients will still receive their services. "Everybody will be served, but we'll just have...
  • Weston Community Supporting Annual Fireworks

    Weston Community Supporting Annual Fireworks

    Tuesday, May 2 2017 6:04 PM EDT2017-05-02 22:04:01 GMT

    Citizens of Weston are also working to help continue a longstanding tradition this Spring.

    Citizens of Weston are also working to help continue a longstanding tradition this Spring. Businesses and individuals around Weston are working to support the Weston Fire Department's annual Fourth of July fireworks. The department used to run the event as a fundraiser, but declining attendance made it impractical. Weston Mayor Julia Spelsberg said supporting the fireworks allows the community to come together in other ways. "It's just a really nice way that everybo...
  • Weston Preparing Early for Bicentennial

    Weston Preparing Early for Bicentennial

    Tuesday, May 2 2017 5:50 PM EDT2017-05-02 21:50:16 GMT

    A local city is beginning preparations for its bicentennial more than a year ahead of time.

    A local city is beginning preparations for its bicentennial more than a year ahead of time.Weston residents are being asked to plant hollyhocks in their gardens this year, ahead of the city's 200th birthday celebration in 2018.The biennial flowers were adopted as the city's flower in the 1930s, and organizers want to see them planted around the city.Mayor Julia Spelsberg said the event has brought out a lot of interest from residents city-wide."It's really brought out...

  • GSC Land Resources Department Holds Golf Fundraiser

    GSC Land Resources Department Holds Golf Fundraiser

    Friday, April 28 2017 5:34 PM EDT2017-04-28 21:34:15 GMT

    An area university held a major fundraiser for one of its departments Friday afternoon.

    An area university held a major fundraiser for one of its departments Friday afternoon. The Glenville State College Land Resources Department held its annual golf tournament at Bel Meadow Country Club in Harrison County. The annual tournament raises money for the department to purchase and upgrade equipment for its students use. It also provides a way for students to network with possible employers for their future. "It's beneficial for us to get out there and get our names o...
  • Mountaineer Food Bank Holding Logo Contest

    Mountaineer Food Bank Holding Logo Contest

    Friday, April 28 2017 5:32 PM EDT2017-04-28 21:32:00 GMT

    The Mountaineer Food Bank is asking for the public's help in creating a new logo.

    The Mountaineer Food Bank is asking for the public's help in creating a new logo. The bank is looking to update its image before an upcoming hunger summit later this summer. The new logo should feature the color orange, mountains, and country roads. The food bank is also asking to avoid blue and gold to avoid confusion with other state logos. Staff said the new logo will be used across the food bank's products. "The logo will appear everywhere.  It'll appea...
  • Lewis County Students Succeed In Poster Contest

    Lewis County Students Succeed In Poster Contest

    Thursday, April 27 2017 6:09 PM EDT2017-04-27 22:09:30 GMT

    Three Lewis County students have been recognized for their efforts to help protect area watersheds.

    Three Lewis County students have been recognized for their efforts to help protect area watersheds. St. Patrick's School students Drew Moodispaw, Kiarra Weaver, and Madison Hall placed in the top four of a contest by West Virginia American Water. The company asked students around the area to draw a poster on the theme "Protect Our Watersheds." All three students said they were glad to take part in the contest, and some had no problem coming up with ideas. "...
  • Sharpe Hospital Thanks Volunteers

    Sharpe Hospital Thanks Volunteers

    Thursday, April 27 2017 5:59 PM EDT2017-04-27 21:59:31 GMT

    Staff at Sharpe Hospital in Weston were thanking the volunteers who work with their patients Thursday afternoon.

    Staff at Sharpe Hospital in Weston were thanking the volunteers who work with their patients Thursday afternoon. The hospital held its annual Volunteer Banquet to thank the people who spend their time working with patients there. They say their volunteers add an extra level of care to what the hospital staff provide. "Our patients, they're here for treatment purposes. However, our volunteers can provide something our staff just simply cannot. It's that support element, community...
  • Upshur County Business Opens New Room for Community

    Upshur County Business Opens New Room for Community

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 5:58 PM EDT2017-04-26 21:58:22 GMT

    An Upshur County business is opening a new room to reach out to its community.

    An Upshur County business is opening a new room to reach out to its community.Preplayed Media in Tennerton has recently opened a new party room available to area residents.The room features a 100-inch projection TV and five other flatscreen TVs for its customers to enjoy gaming with friends, and can be used for parties and meetings as well.Owner Tyler Hitt said he wanted to provide an activity for kids in the community."Growing up in the area, there wasn't...

  • Local Chef Earns International Recognition

    Local Chef Earns International Recognition

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 5:49 PM EDT2017-04-26 21:49:55 GMT

    A local chef has earned international recognition at a competition earlier in April.

    A local chef has earned international recognition at a competition earlier in April. Stonewall Resort Lead Cook Shane Hawkins earned second place in the International Copper Skillet Competition in Los Angeles. Hawkins earned his way to the international competition after beating chefs across the U.S. He competed in the junior division against chefs from the United Kingdom and New Zealand. Hawkins said his success has boosted both his profile and the resort's. "I think r...
  • Dominion Encouraging People To Call Before Digging

    Dominion Encouraging People To Call Before Digging

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 5:46 PM EDT2017-04-26 21:46:46 GMT

    Utilities around the state are reminding customers to stay safe as they work on projects around their home.

    Utilities around the state are reminding customers to stay safe as they work on projects around their home. Dominion is reminding people that they need to check ahead of time before digging in the ground to be sure they do not damage utilities underground. Homeowners can call 811 or Miss Utility of West Virginia to be sure the area they are working in is safe. The company said more than 3 million miles of utility lines are buried underground around the country. "So the p...
  • Adult Education Center to Hold Fundraiser

    Adult Education Center to Hold Fundraiser

    Monday, April 24 2017 6:04 PM EDT2017-04-24 22:04:30 GMT

    The Lewis County Adult Education Center is working to make its services more accessible.

    The Lewis County Adult Education Center is working to make its services more accessible. IMPACT is teaming up with the Weston Wendy's for a fundraiser Thursday night. Ten percent of the proceeds from all purchases between 4-8 p.m. on Thursday will go to support services like the center's clothing closet and childcare center. Instructor Liz Johnson said those outreaches can make the difference for many potential students. "Students can bring their children," said Joh...
  • Local Landmark Welcoming West Virginia Residents

    Local Landmark Welcoming West Virginia Residents

    Monday, April 24 2017 6:01 PM EDT2017-04-24 22:01:56 GMT

    A local landmark is encouraging visits from those nearest to it.

    A local landmark is encouraging visits from those nearest to it. The Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum (TALA) is offering visitors a steep discount on its four-floor tour. Asylum staff said its one of the deepest discounts they offer through the year. They want to encourage West Virginia residents to explore their own state instead of planning a longer trip elsewhere. "We like to invite the people of West Virginia to explore what's in their own backyard.  They don't ha...
  • Mountaineer Autism Project Connecting Families To Providers

    Mountaineer Autism Project Connecting Families To Providers

    Friday, April 21 2017 5:51 PM EDT2017-04-21 21:51:37 GMT

    Members of the Mountaineer Autism Project gathered at Stonewall Resort Friday morning.

    Members of the Mountaineer Autism Project gathered at Stonewall Resort Friday morning.

  • WVWC Holds Ribbon Cutting For New Greenhouse

    WVWC Holds Ribbon Cutting For New Greenhouse

    Friday, April 21 2017 5:46 PM EDT2017-04-21 21:46:08 GMT

    A local college is bringing the locally-grown food trend onto its campus this year.

    A local college is bringing the locally-grown food trend onto its campus this year.

  • Lewis County Chamber Hosts Small Business Workshop

    Lewis County Chamber Hosts Small Business Workshop

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 6:05 PM EDT2017-04-18 22:05:14 GMT

    The Lewis County Chamber of Commerce was supporting small business growth in the county.

    The Lewis County Chamber of Commerce was supporting small business growth in the county.

  • Buckhannon Fire Department Working With Opportunity House To Support Artist Residents

    Buckhannon Fire Department Working With Opportunity House To Support Artist Residents

    Friday, March 24 2017 8:01 PM EDT2017-03-25 00:01:25 GMT

    People driving past the Buckhannon Fire Department in the past few days may have seen a big project underway: a local artist painting the garage doors of the department.

    People driving past the Buckhannon Fire Department in the past few days may have seen a big project underway: a local artist painting the garage doors of the department.

  • Upshur County Commission Passes Budget, Raise For County Employees

    Upshur County Commission Passes Budget, Raise For County Employees

    Thursday, March 23 2017 6:04 PM EDT2017-03-23 22:04:32 GMT

    The budget for one local county is coming in small, but with some good news for its employees.

    The budget for one local county is coming in small, but with some good news for its employees.

  • Deadline Approaching For FAFSA Filing

    Deadline Approaching For FAFSA Filing

    Wednesday, March 22 2017 6:01 PM EDT2017-03-22 22:01:49 GMT

    College financial aid officials say there's still time to file one of the most important pieces of paperwork to get help attending college.

    College financial aid officials say there's still time to file one of the most important pieces of paperwork to get help attending college. Students can file their Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA through the end of June, but need to file earlier to be eligible for other benefits. Officials at Davis and Elkins College said the FAFSA is key to getting need-based aid necessary for many students in rural West Virginia. "Most of our local students do fall in t...
  • Weston City Council To Vote On Sales Tax Increase

    Weston City Council To Vote On Sales Tax Increase

    Thursday, March 16 2017 7:06 PM EDT2017-03-16 23:06:06 GMT

    After weeks of debate, the decision about an additional one percent sales tax in Weston will be settled Thursday night after a public hearing and third reading of the measure.

    After weeks of debate, the decision about an additional one percent sales tax in Weston will be settled Thursday night after a public hearing and third reading of the measure.

  • Farm Bureau Launches Project To Encourage Veterans To Farm

    Farm Bureau Launches Project To Encourage Veterans To Farm

    Monday, March 13 2017 6:36 PM EDT2017-03-13 22:36:37 GMT

    The West Virginia Farm Bureau is one of four state bureaus across the country testing out a new program call the Farm Bureau Patriot Project.

    The West Virginia Farm Bureau is one of four state bureaus across the country testing out a new program call the Farm Bureau Patriot Project.  The project is encouraging military veterans to try their hand at farming after they leave the service, and connecting them with resources to be a success. "The patriot project is a mentorship program where we connect a beginning farmer veteran with a farm bureau member and experienced farmer.  It's basically just a friendship t...
  • Two Accidents Slow Interstate Traffic in Harrison County

    Two Accidents Slow Interstate Traffic in Harrison County

    Friday, March 10 2017 11:48 PM EST2017-03-11 04:48:36 GMT

    Two accidents were reported close to each other on Interstate 79 around 7:30 in Harrison County.

    Two accidents were reported close to each other on Interstate 79 around 7:30 in Harrison County.

  • Business Teams Up With Local Elementary School For Relay for Life

    Business Teams Up With Local Elementary School For Relay for Life

    Tuesday, March 7 2017 5:49 PM EST2017-03-07 22:49:31 GMT

    For the second time in as many years, staff from the Robin's Nest Travel Center in Jane Lew came to Jane Lew Elementary School to get the kids involved in a good cause; supporting the efforts of the Relay for Life.

    For the second time in as many years, staff from the Robin's Nest Travel Center in Jane Lew came to Jane Lew Elementary School to get the kids involved in a good cause; supporting the efforts of the Relay for Life.

  • Tom Dunn Leadership Academy Opens Registration for Another Year

    Tom Dunn Leadership Academy Opens Registration for Another Year

    Friday, March 3 2017 6:10 PM EST2017-03-03 23:10:49 GMT

    An annual program designed to teach high school kids about the energy industry is taking applications for its summer session.

    An annual program designed to teach high school kids about the energy industry is taking applications for its summer session.

  • Conquer the Complex Campaign Gears Up In Lewis County

    Conquer the Complex Campaign Gears Up In Lewis County

    Thursday, March 2 2017 7:02 PM EST2017-03-03 00:02:14 GMT

    Lewis County High School is starting a new fundraising effort called Conquer the Complex, designed to raise $1.2 million over the next four years for a series of upgrades around the school campus.

    Hundreds of kids at Lewis County High School take advantage of the gym and other athletic facilities each day.  But while all the facilities are in good working order, there are signs that improvements are needed too.  That's why the high school is starting a new fundraising effort called Conquer the Complex, designed to raise $1.2 million over the next four years for a series of upgrades around the school campus. "That money will go to renovate the football stadium, t...
  • Adult Education Center Searching For Transportation Alternative

    Adult Education Center Searching For Transportation Alternative

    Monday, February 27 2017 6:17 PM EST2017-02-27 23:17:20 GMT

    When you think of school students, you might think of kids getting on to a yellow bus.  But people who are trying to complete their education at the Lewis County Adult Education Center may not have the option of finding a consistent way to work or class.  That's why teacher Liz Johnson wants to look into a way to address that need.

    When you think of school students, you might think of kids getting on to a yellow bus.  But people who are trying to complete their education at the Lewis County Adult Education Center may not have the option of finding a consistent way to work or class.  That's why teacher Liz Johnson wants to look into a way to address that need. "It's a rural area, so some people have to travel some distance to get to school or work, and if they don't have a car or don't have a lice...
  • Lewis County Home Looking For Formal Wear For Prom

    Lewis County Home Looking For Formal Wear For Prom

    Thursday, February 23 2017 5:34 PM EST2017-02-23 22:34:20 GMT

    A Lewis County nursing home hopes to bring a favorite spring event to its residents this year.

    A Lewis County nursing home hopes to bring a favorite spring event to its residents this year. The Crestview Nursing Home is holding a prom and looking for formal wear for its residents to enjoy the event. They're asking for donations of dresses and suit jackets so their residents can enjoy the full prom experience. "We're looking for sizes medium for extra large in the sport coats, and in formal dresses, anywhere from size 12 through 24," said Nathan Harold, activit...
  • Harrison County Considered Joining Drug Lawsuit

    Harrison County Considered Joining Drug Lawsuit

    Wednesday, February 22 2017 6:06 PM EST2017-02-22 23:06:18 GMT

    During its meeting Wednesday morning, the Harrison County Commission heard a presentation from Charleston attorney Russell Williams, who is working with other counties to take legal action against pharmaceutical companies.

    During its meeting Wednesday morning, the Harrison County Commission heard a presentation from Charleston attorney Russell Williams, who is working with other counties to take legal action against pharmaceutical companies.  Williams said these companies bear some responsibility for contributing to the epidemic use of opioid drugs throughout the state. "Over a five to seven year period, we're looking at 8-10 million pain pills that were sent to this county and caused...

  • Buckhannon Police Hold Autism Training For First Responders

    Buckhannon Police Hold Autism Training For First Responders

    Tuesday, February 21 2017 6:16 PM EST2017-02-21 23:16:29 GMT

    First responders and community members alike gathered at the Buckhannon Police Department for training on how to deal with people with autism when working on a call.

    First responders and community members alike gathered at the Buckhannon Police Department for training on how to deal with people with autism when working on a call.  Police Chief Matt Gregory organized the training after speaking with a local mother whose son is autistic, and who was worried for his future. "I was concerned bout my son going to middle school.  I have seen situations where kids with autism get hurt because they have a meltdown in public, and I was like...
  • Faith-Based Organization Tackles Chronic Disease in Buckhannon

    Faith-Based Organization Tackles Chronic Disease in Buckhannon

    Monday, February 20 2017 5:42 PM EST2017-02-20 22:42:49 GMT

    Community and church leaders in the Upshur County area gathered at the First Presbyterian Church in Buckhannon Monday morning for the first of four days of training on how to combat chronic diseases like diabetes around the state.

    Community and church leaders in the Upshur County area gathered at the First Presbyterian Church in Buckhannon Monday morning for the first of four days of training on how to combat chronic diseases like diabetes around the state.   The training is run by Healthy Bodies Healthy Spirits West Virginia, an organization that works with congregations to educate people about how to handle their disease. "What we're trying to do is bring people together who are able to go back to...
  • Jane Lew Lions Club Offers Trade Scholarship

    Jane Lew Lions Club Offers Trade Scholarship

    Thursday, February 16 2017 6:16 PM EST2017-02-16 23:16:40 GMT

    The Jane Lew Lions Club in Lewis County is offering a scholarship for students interested in pursing education in technical school or the trades.

    For many high school students, the idea of continuing education after college leads them to a more traditional 4-year degree. But the Jane Lew Lions Club in Lewis County is pointing the way to an alternative, with the Philip Vanscoy Memorial Scholarship, available to county students interested in pursing education in the trades. "We decided to make it a scholarship for a trade school or a technical school to honor him and his life," said club president Mike Walker. And in ...
  • Restaurant Road Trip: Fish Hawk Market

    Restaurant Road Trip: Fish Hawk Market

    Wednesday, February 15 2017 5:58 PM EST2017-02-15 22:58:27 GMT

    It's not hard to find the Fish Hawk Market, situated just down the street from the Upshur County Courthouse, but its customers say what you can find inside continues to surprise.

    It's not hard to find the Fish Hawk Market, situated just down the street from the Upshur County Courthouse, but its customers say what you can find inside continues to surprise.

  • GSC Accounting Students Offering VITA Tax Help

    GSC Accounting Students Offering VITA Tax Help

    Monday, February 13 2017 6:26 PM EST2017-02-13 23:26:08 GMT

    A local college is helping its community to file its taxes for the 20th year.

    A local college is helping its community to file its taxes for the 20th year. Accounting students at Glenville State College are participating in the VITA program to provide tax assistance for the Gilmer County community. Professor Cheryl McKinney has supervised the program since it began and says they want to see people learn about the process while they also complete their tax work. "Trying to help folks wade through the myriad of documentation that's required.  I think...
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