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B-UHS crowns new Homecoming royalty

TENNERTON — The 2017 Homecoming Queen said she felt most comfortable in her Buckhannon-Upshur High School Marching Band uniform or jeans and sneakers. But standing before the student body, faculty and staff, her family and friends in a glittering ballgown, senior Alex Edwards thanked those who pushed her out of her comfort zone.

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Commission thinks kids need more time for trick-or-treat

BUCKHANNON – Trick-or-treaters in search of sweet treats on Halloween will have two-and-a-half hours to track them down following an Upshur County Commission decision Thursday to extend trick-or-treating hours on Oct. 31.

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County doesn’t collect hotel/ motel tax for two years

BUCKHANNON – Upshur County has neglected to collect hotel/motel occupancy tax for businesses operating as vacation getaway properties that lie outside Buckhannon city limits for more than two years, according to information provided at Thursday’s weekly Upshur County Commission meeting.

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Man nets felony arrest for third domestic battery

BUCKHANNON — Law enforcement was called to a domestic altercation in Upshur County Tuesday night.

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Jury indicts 23

BUCKHANNON — A man who allegedly took over $100,000 from his employer in a 20-month period was indicted Monday by an Upshur County Grand Jury.

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  • Obituaries

    Dr. Ronald D. George

    BUCKHANNON — Dr. Ronald D. George, 83 of Fuquay-Varina, N.C., died June 8 with his family by his side at the North Carolina Veteran’s Administration hospital.

  • Obituaries

    Eva Virginia Rice

    BUCKHANNON — Eva Virginia Rice, 70, of Hodgesville, died Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 at her home. She was born July 10, 1947 in Lewis County, a daughter of the late Henry Jackson and May Donaldson Ables. On June 10, 1972 she married Donald Rice who survives.

  • Sports

    Cougars hold off late Buccaneer rally, 28-20

    TENNERTON — Buckhannon-Upshur and Lincoln battled on even terms through three quarters on Friday night’s Big 10 Conference matchup.

  • Sports

    No. 14 Lady Bobcats earn 3-0 triumph over West Liberty

    BUCKHANNON – Haelly Ramirez scored two goals and Shannon Shawgo added another as the 14th-ranked West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats cruised past the West Liberty Hilltoppers by a 3-0 score Saturday night in a Mountain East Conference outing at Culpepper Stadium.

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    Fairmont State hands Bobcat gridders first loss of the season

    FAIRMONT— Four turnovers plagued West Virginia Wesleyan in a 35-10 setback at Fairmont State University in the Mountain East Conference Game of the Week Thursday night at Duvall-Rosier Field.

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    Lady Buc spikers post 3-0 victory over North Marion in Big 10 action

    RACHEL — The Buckhannon-Upshur volleyball team claimed a straight-set victory over North Marion on Thursday evening.

  • Obituaries

    Kenneth Michael Marsh

    WESTON — Kenneth Michael Marsh, 61, of Buckhannon passed away on Sept. 5, 2017 in Ruby Memorial Hospital of Morgantown from an extended illness.

  • Obituaries

    Lawrence H. Betler

    ELKINS — Lawrence H. Betler, 84, a former resident of Valley Bend and a resident of Kingwood, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017 in Kingwood.

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