Upshur County Newswire

Upshur County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Upshur County, WV.

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  1. High-speed chase leads to felony chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 17 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... pursuit ended approximately 35 miles later on U.S. 33/48 with the assistance of stop sticks provided by the Upshur County Sheriff's Department, police said. Wyshyvanuk notes in the report that Tenney swerved directly at an Upshur County Sheriff's ...

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  2. Buckhannon rally supports teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | The Inter-Mountain

    As a potential statewide strike looms, Upshur County Indivisible-Votes hosted a rally in support of state employees affected by a lower-than-desired pay raise and higher PEIA premiums.

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  3. Buckhannon officials discuss tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... relationship that we have between our agencies, but also with other public safety agencies and especially the Upshur County Board of Education and all Upshur County schools," Meetings are held regularly between all agencies and safety plans are in ...

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  4. Former WVU Extension agent rememberedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... County Fair, passed away Sunday at the age of 66. Nestor served as a WVU Extension agent for seven years in Upshur County before transferring to Barbour County in 1984, where he retired in 2012. During his tenure, he was recognized for his ...

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  5. Commissioners restrict campaign signsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | Gilmer Mirror

    Upshur County Commissioners Court recently approved restricting the days, and times of day, that candidate campaign signs for the March 6 party primaries can be displayed at two county-owned voting locations. Signs can only be posted during voting hours at the Upshur County Courthouse during dates for early voting, and at the Upshur County Library during voting hours on election day.

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  6. Upshur BOE shows support for educatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 13 | The Inter-Mountain

    Upshur County Board of Education members on Tuesday expressed support for county teachers, should a work stoppage occur to protest a lower-than-desired pay raise and higher PEIA premiums.

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  7. Buckhannon Rotary Club learns about Parish HouseRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 13 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... about the many programs offered, and how the staff and volunteers try to meet emergency needs of families in Upshur County. "Sometimes these needs are very small. Sometimes they come to us from a family that may be working hard to make ends meet ...

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  8. Upshur lawsuit moving forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 9 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... liable. Regarding the same matter, commissioners signed and approved an order declaring the opioid issues in Upshur County as a public nuisance. Signing the order, commissioners stated they will take any and all actions they deem proper and ...

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  9. Preston County teachers: big picture more than pay, PEIARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 9 | West Virginia Metro

    ... They're not protecting me from anything. They're trying to bust the unions." Senator Robert Karnes, an Upshur County Republican, told the Charleston Gazette-Mail that teachers could find other means to pay their dues other than deductions. That's ...

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  10. Veva SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 5 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... Feb. 2, 2018, at St. Joseph's Hospital Nursing Care Facility in Buckhannon. She was born Aug. 30, 1924, in Upshur County, a daughter of the late Raymond and Clarcie Cutright Hyre. On Nov. 18, 1945, she married Russell Wilson Smith, who died on March ...

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  11. Tree felling underway for pipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 2 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... and literally cutting down the trees and doing no more. There's no other processing going on," For the Upshur County area, Cozad said tree felling began last week and will continue for another couple of weeks. "So, the Upshur/Lewis County area ...

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  12. Upshur man admits to role in a firearms conspiracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 31 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... of stolen firearm. Riley admitted to receiving, possessing, bartering, concealing, or selling 10 firearms in Upshur County in October 2016. Riley faces up to 10 years incarceration and a fine of up to $250,000. Under the Federal Sentencing ...

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  13. Two apprehended after police chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 31 | The Inter-Mountain

    Two Upshur County men were arrested after allegedly leading police on a high-speed chase Monday and striking a deputy cruiser.

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  14. Stolen vehicle leads to one felony chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 31 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... 23, West Virginia State Police Cpl. D.R. Wolford Jr. was notified by Randolph County 911 Communications that Upshur County 911 Communications contacted them regarding a stolen vehicle allegedly being found on Rowe's Court Road near Elkins. Wolford ...

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  15. WV Senate votes to provide free technical collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 31 | Williamson Daily News Online

    ... is clearly designed to try to keep them here, keep them working in West Virginia," said Sen. Robert Karnes, an Upshur County Republican. "We have a lot of tradesmen in West Virginia but we need a lot more. We need plumbers. We need welders. We need ...

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  16. Groundhog Day celebration plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 30 | The Inter-Mountain

    French Creek Freddie, West Virginia's favorite weather-predicting groundhog, will leave his den Friday to celebrate Groundhog Day and is inviting visitors to join him at the West Virginia State Wildlife Center in Upshur County.

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  17. Meeting MemosRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 30 | The Inter-Mountain

    ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE TUTORING by Literacy Volunteers of Upshur County will be from 5:30-7:30 p.m. every Wednesday at the literacy office located at 34 Franklin St. in Buckhannon, directly behind Holy Rosary Catholic Church.

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  18. Student influx from pipeline not expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 30 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... 20 miles will be located in northwest Lewis County. The proposed pipeline route will include about 23 miles in Upshur County, running south of Buckhannon and Tallmansville; about 30 miles in Randolph County; and about 25 miles in Pocahontas County ...

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  19. Upshur man pleads guilty in gun theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 30 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... crime. Johnson admitted to having a .40-caliber pistol during a drug trafficking crime in December 2016 in Upshur County, according to a news release from Powell. Johnson faces up to five years incarceration and a fine of up to $250,000. Under the ...

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  20. Woman admits to role in drug operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 30 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... Riffle admitted to using a place in Buckhannon to distribute and use methamphetamine. The crime occurred in Upshur County in May 2017, according to a news release. Riffle faces up to 20 years incarceration and a fine of up to $1,000,000. Under the ...

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