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Local man drives into porch, arrested for DUI

BUCKHANNON— Joshua Taft Woody, age 35 of Buckhannon, was arrested on Wednesday, June 22, and is currently facing a charge of DUI controlled substance second offense. According to the criminal complaint, Buckhannon Police Department Sergeant Dewaine Linger filed that the defendant allegedly drove a 2008 Ford F250 into the porch of a residence located on Vicksburg Road. When Sergeant Linger arrived at the scene, the defendant allegedly appeared to be under the influence. At that point, Sergeant Linger administered the standard field sobriety test, in which the defendant failed the one-legged stand and the walk-in turn.
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Two people transported after ATV crash

MANNINGTON, W.Va (WDTV) - Two people were transported to the hospital following an ATV crash in Mannington. The accident occurred around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday near Husky Highway, according to the Marion County 911 Center. The crash reportedly happened on private property. Officials said two people were transported to the hospital....
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Local protests held in response to reversal of Roe v. Wade

BUCKHANNON — While protests are occurring nationwide, several have taken place right here in West Virginia. A protest was held on Monday, June 27 in Harrison County and on Tuesday, June 28 a protest occurred on Main Street in Buckhannon. The protests are in response to the U.S. Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade which protected a woman’s right to abortion under the constitution. State governments are now allotted to make decisions on abortion laws as it is no longer federal.

Shinnston drive-in set to reopen after projector issues

SHINNSTON, W.Va (WDTV) - The Sunset Ellis Drive-In Theater in Shinnston is set to reopen Friday night following issues with the projector. According to the Sunset Ellis Facebook page, the theater will open Friday at 7 p.m. The projector suffered issues earlier this month that prevented movies from being shown.
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Buckhannon to celebrate July 4 after Festival Fridays

BUCKHANNON — The Buckhannon Independence Day Celebration organizers are once again collaborating with Create Buckhannon’s Festival Friday and will feature a Fireworks show sponsored by The City of Buckhannon for a fun-filled event to be held Friday, July 1. Throughout the evening there will be inflatables for kids...

Sunset Ellis Drive-In set to open this week

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – After a long journey of overcoming problems, the Sunset Ellis Drive-In movie theater has announced that it will be opening on July 1, just in time for Independence Day weekend. The Shinnston drive-in was vandalized over the winter, and since then, it has been an uphill battle to get its antique projector […]

Marion County coal severance tax hits its lowest

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (WBOY) — The Marion County coal severance tax is now at the lowest it’s ever been according to the Marion County Commissioners. The Commission approved the resolution of the severance fund at Wednesday’s meeting which now gives the county nearly $40,000. The coal severance tax is a fund that is divided among all the […]

Therapy Services LLC unveils autism center

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Therapy Services LLC had a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday for its autism center in Morgantown. Therapy Services LLC has been serving patients in Morgantown, Weston and Bridgeport for over 25 years. The company is now gearing some of its focus to improve its service for autistic children and adults. “It’s exciting. It’s […]
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Upshur CEOS represented at State Folk Festival

GLENVILLE — Kathryn Black and her granddaughter, Ruby Konn recently attended the W.Va. State Folk Festival in Glenville on June 17, 2022. Kathryn represented the Upshur County CEOS at the event, which is held each year beginning the third Thursday in June. Black has been a member of the Teter CEOS for the last six years and previously a part of Hickory Flat club for twenty years.

West Virginia Forrest Gump: Where is he now?

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — Last week, a West Virginia man passed through his home state on his cross-country running journey. Now, he is approaching the end of his journey. Michael Wardian, a Fairmont native, is running 3,200 miles from San Francisco, California to Rehoboth Beach, Delaware to raise money for World Vision, all while sporting long […]

Aviation Company with Site in Bridgeport Announces its Expansion Plans with 40,000 Square Foot Facility

Rebeca Romero Rainey, president and CEO of the Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA), was the special guest at a small business celebration in Clarksburg at Engine Management Specialist, LLC. The event, which highlighted the success between Engine Management Specialist, LLC and its local community bank, Clear Mountain Bank,...

Restaurant Road Trip: Frostie Frigid Frog Shaved Ice

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. – Frostie Frigid Frog Shaved Ice has been in business for three years now. Co-owner George Hand said he started this business because his grandkids were having trouble finding summer jobs. “It’s really important to me because it’s teaching my grandkids a work ethic, and it’s not only teaching them how to receive, […]