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Semi-autobiographical ‘Rock of Ages’ digs into author’s Buckhannon roots

BUCKHANNON — Oftentimes, to youth growing up in a small town, the grass always seems greener on the other side — perhaps in sprawling suburban areas or densely populated cities where maybe there isn’t as much grass.

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County to sue drug makers

BUCKHANNON — The Upshur County Commission on Thursday voted to sue opioid manufacturers and distributors, which have been widely blamed for the spread of the opioid epidemic in West Virginia.

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Two face meth charges

BUCKHANNON — Two Upshur County residents have been arrested for allegedly selling methamphetamine.

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WVWC celebrates legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

BUCKHANNON — On a day meant to celebrate the achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., West Virginia Wesleyan College dedicated a blessing box behind the college that will serve students.

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Buckhannon police arrest shoplifter

BUCKHANNON – A Barbour County man has been arrested for allegedly shoplifting from Walmart. On Jan. 18, Patrolman Samuel Criss responded to a shoplifting in progress at Walmart with Patrolman Tanner Collins.

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    Upshur to see tax boost from pipeline

    BUCKHANNON — For the 22 miles of Atlantic Coast Pipeline expected to be built through Upshur County, the county will realize $11.5 million in taxes — about $1.6 million a year from 2019 to 2025, according to the company building the pipeline.

  • Obituaries

    James “Ronnie” Liggett

    BUCKHANNON — James “Ronnie” Liggett, age 63, of New Hope Road, Rock Cave, went to be with our Lord on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, with his friends by his side at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Buckhannon.

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    Top-ranked Lady Bucs coast past RCB

    TENNERTON — Eleven different players tallied points as top-ranked Buckhannon-Upshur cruised past Robert C. Byrd, 67-22, Thursday night in Big 10 Conference action.

  • Sports

    Bucs fall to Eagles in Big 10 play

    CLARKSBURG — Buckhannon-Upshur was plagued by 24 turnovers in dropping a 67-51 verdict to Robert C. Byrd on Friday night.

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    Second-half run pushes Pioneers to 71-65 victory over ’Cats in MEC play

    GLENVILLE — Glenville State used a 18-4 run over a six-minute stretch late in the second half to down West Virginia Wesleyan, 71-65, Saturday afternoon in Mountain East Conference play at the Waco Center.

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    No. 18 Glenville State pulls away from Lady Bobcats

    GLENVILLE — No. 18 Glenville State pulled away in the second half to extend its winning streak to 17 games with a 92-59 win over West Virginia Wesleyan Saturday in Mountain East Conference action at the Waco Center.

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    JV Lady Bucs rally past RCB

    TENNERTON — Buckhannon-Upshur overcame a nine-point halftime deficit to claim a 47-38 win over Robert C. Byrd Thursday night in junior varsity action.

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    Little Lady Bucs use furious rally in fourth quarter to stun WI, 37-35

    TENNERTON – Shelby McDaniels poured in 15 points here Thursday night to lead the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Bucs to a 37-35 come-from-behind victory over Washington Irving’s Lady Hilltoppers in a varsity match-up.

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