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Brushy Fork CEOS Club celebrates 100 years

Posted: Saturday, Sep 6th, 2014
BUCKHANNON -- One hundred years ago to the day after a group of farm women gathered on Brushy Fork Road, their predecessors met to celebrate the centennial anniversary of the oldest Community Educational Outreach Services Club in West Virginia.
In 1914, Iva C. Gould wanted to organize the farm women along Brushy Fork into a club that would enable

Feola’s reopens after fire

Posted: Thursday, Sep 4th, 2014
BUCKHANNON -- An unexpected July fire might have slowed the flower business for a while, but it seems as though Feola's Flowers is up and running toward a steady recovery -- something one might expect from a well established, 80-year-old business.
The shop reopened Tuesday morning, nearly seven weeks after the July 17 incident. The sign in front of the

Second annual race is bigger, muddier

Posted: Thursday, Sep 4th, 2014
BUCKHANNON -- Navigating a 5K course that included obstacles, a slip and slide, an ice bath and lots and lots of mud, more than 150 people turned out Saturday for the second 5 Alarm Mud Run.
Participation more than doubled over last year in the Buckhannon Fire Department's second 5 Alarm Mud Run, making the course a lot more

Longtime magistrate assistant retires

Posted: Thursday, Sep 4th, 2014
BUCKHANNON -- Colleagues and friends from the Upshur County Courthouse gathered to celebrate the career of a long-time public servant.
Magistrate Assistant Helen Echard, who has been a faithful public servant for 37 years, entered the Eugene C. Suder Magistrate Courtroom around 1 p.m. on Wednesday. Little did she know that she would walk right into her surprise retirement party.

Coffee and Common Sense

Posted: Thursday, Sep 4th, 2014
BUCKHANNON -- U.S. Senator Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., stopped in Upshur County Monday morning to discuss the future of West Virginia's economy, Washington D.C. politics, health care and more with local residents and students from West Virginia Wesleyan College.
About 40 people attended the talk, including students from Wesleyan's parties and elections class, taught by Dr. Robert Rupp, professor of

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