Upshur County Newswire (Page 7)

Upshur County Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Upshur County, WV. (Page 7)

Results 121 - 140 of 225 in Upshur County, WV

  1. Education funding lacking in W.Va.Read the original story

    Jan 21, 2016 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... things, but one conclusion is that West Virginia was already under-funding our children's future. Per capita, Upshur County public school student spending is $11,697 per pupil. We have a motto to, "expect excellence," and we have been willing to ...


  2. Mining Wake Up CallRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2016 | WOAY

    ... 2006." The Sago mine disaster was a coal mine explosion on January 2, 2006, in the Sago Mine located in Upshur county, West Virginia. The blast and collapse trapping miners for nearly two days was the worst mining disaster in the United States since ...


  3. Residents urged to prepare for worstRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2016 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... throughout the duration of Winter Storm Jonas. See the website and Friday's edition for dditional details. The Upshur County Office of Emergency Management, like many others across the region, has issued a statement warning residents of the ...


  4. Single-Vehicle WreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2016 | The Inter-Mountain

    A single vehicle crash on West Virginia 20 in Adrian resulted in one person being transported to an area hospital by Upshur County EMS and another being airlifted by HealthNet Aeromedical Services early Tuesday afternoon.


  5. Campbell files for Senate bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2016 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... Committee and State Democratic Committee Julia Stevenson, Marcia Drake, Charles Hedrick, Rhonda Hedrick, Upshur County Democratic Committee President Donna Matthews, Ricki White, State Democratic Committee member Frank Bush, Randolph County ...


  6. Fire damages home in Upshur CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    Fire crews from multiple counties braved the elements after being called to the scene along Kesling Mill Road at approximately 9 p.m. Sunday night. Reports indicated that the occupants of the home were able to make it out safely and no one was injured battling the blaze.


  7. Boos & ApplauseRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2016 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... It often is a thankless job, but their work is very much appreciated. Applause to the Literacy Volunteers of Upshur County for offering a month-long "Baby Shower" to help support the Upshur Cooperative Parish House. The "Baby Shower" will accept ...


  8. Lessons learned from my familyRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2016 | The Inter-Mountain

    Wisdom from my parents and grandparents comes to remembrance as George Carver, Upshur County Board of Education treasurer/chief school business official, led our board in a budget meeting in mid-November.


  9. Man to face moonshine, gun chargesRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2016 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... of the manufacture or sale of liquor without a license, according to an indictment handed down Tuesday by the Upshur County grand jury. A total of 32 indictments were handed down, including the one against Ramirez. According to a criminal complaint ...


  10. Literacy Volunteers offering - baby shower'Read the original story

    Jan 10, 2016 | The Inter-Mountain

    The Literacy Volunteers of Upshur County are offering a month-long "Baby Shower" to support the Upshur Cooperative Parish House.


  11. Roy Thurman McKisicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | The Inter-Mountain

    He was born June 23, 1933, in Upshur County, a son of the late Charles Duncan and Ruth Merle Wiemer McKisic.


  12. Election filing opens MondayRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2016 | The Inter-Mountain

    Candidate filing opens Monday for the 2016 election cycle, and there are a number of contested positions in Upshur County.


  13. Charlotte Lorena HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | The Inter-Mountain

    She was born April 29, 1963, in Upshur County, a daughter of Troy Guy Humphrey of Upshur County and Norma Sines of Buckhannon.


  14. Capito releases statement ahead of Sago Mine anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito released the following statement Friday in advance of the 10 year anniversary Saturday of the Sago Mine Disaster which killed 12 miners: "Ten years ago, we tragically lost 12 miners following an explosion at the Sago Mine in Upshur County. As I think back to that devastating day, my heart still breaks for the families, loved ones of those lost and all those who were impacted."


  15. Sago Mine Disaster survivor, 10 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    ... one of 29 West Virginia coal miners who went to work underground at International Coal Group's Sago Mine in Upshur County. Shortly before 6:30 a.m. on Jan. 2, 2006, a methane ignition in a recently sealed area of the mine triggered an explosion that ...


  16. Boos & ApplauseRead the original story

    Dec 26, 2015 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... Christmas - and maybe some time in jail when authorities thwart the thieves. Applause and congratulations to Upshur County officials for being able to lure another major business to the area. Tractor Supply will be opening in late March at 120 ...


  17. Upshur County man charged with DUI after wrecking vehicle and injuring passengerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    Michael Craig Courtney, 31, of Buckhannon, was allegedly driving east on U.S. 33 near WBUC Road at around 11 a.m. Monday when he lost control, slid to the left and rolled through the median. The passenger in the vehicle, also a resident of Buckhannon, was transported to St. Joseph's Hospital where their condition is unknown.


  18. One arrested after U.S. 33 wreckRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2015 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... Gregory said. The passenger in the vehicle, Tracy Hall of Buckhannon, was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital by Upshur County Emergency Medical Services. Her condition was unavailable at press time. Courtney was arrested for second-offense driving under ... 5 comments

  19. Union Elementary students already planning for college, careersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    BUCKHANNON, W.Va . - Some interesting steps to get children to start thinking about colleges and careers is taking place at Union Elementary School in Upshur County.


  20. Pipeline opponent appeals to West Virginia countyRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2015 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... ) reports that the Virginia chapter of the Sierra Club delivered its request Thursday before the Upshur County Commission. The Sierra Club's Kirk Bowers said commissioners should ask for a collective environmental impact statement for the Atlantic ...