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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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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.
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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...

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.

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, […]

Back Fork of Elk River

The Back Fork of Elk River falls through a small rapid on its journey to the Elk River above Webster Springs, West Virginia, in Webster County in the Allegheny Highlands Region. Photo by Rick Burgess.
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Important tips for July 4th

BUCKHANNON — The City of Buckhannon will be celebrating an early Fourth of July following Festival Fridays on July 1. As others prepare to ignite this Fourth of July holiday it is very important to remember to stay safe. Firework safety is something to be taken very seriously. According...

Salem University teaches kids about drones

SALEM, W.Va. (WBOY) — Salem University held a one-day drone camp on Wednesday for students in the university’s Upward Bound program. Wednesday’s camp taught the use and technology of consumer and commercial drones. Marathon Petroleum and Bridgeport-based The Thrasher Group made the camp possible by bringing their drones out to teach students. Organizers said that […]

June Jefferson Award Winner: Dianna Samples

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - Once a month, WDTV and Antero Resources award one deserving community member with a Jefferson Award. For the month of June, we’re honoring Dianna Samples. Dianna has volunteered her time to a significant historical project in Salem. The Salem Train Depot was originally built in...
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Local man facing forgery, uttering charges

BUCKHANNON — Andrew David Harris, age 25 of Buckhannon, has been charged with three counts of forgery and uttering. Harris was taken into custody on Thursday, June 23. According to a criminal complaint filed by Buckhannon Police Department Lieutenant Doug Loudin, the defendant committed forgery and uttering on three separate occasions. The criminal complaint explained that on Sunday, February 6, 2022, Harris allegedly, knowingly and unlawfully, forged and uttered a check in the amount of $500 that belonged the victim.
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Lisa Cain Edwards Jones jumps to the top of Bob Cupp Memorial Golf League

TENNERTON — The Lisa Cain Edward Jones team jumped to the top of the first third-quarter Bob Cupp Memorial Golf League standings after putting together a huge scoring week against High Point Construction. After finishing the second-quarter of competition back in eighth-place with 79 points, the Lisa Cain Edward Jones came out blazing hot last Wednesday, June 22; beating the High Point Construction team by a final score of 20 to 15 1/2. The 20 accumulated team points earned Lisa Cain Edward Jones this week’s highest-scoring team honors, placing them atop the standings after week #11.
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Buckhannon Legion Post #7 sweeps doubleheader against Wellsburg Legion Post #34

TENNERTON — The first match-up Saturday’s doubleheader took place in Tennerton and the Post #7 Legionnaires wasted no time building a comfortable 5-0 lead after just the first inning of play, despite only managing a single hit. Post #7’s first-inning push was sparked by a bevy of mistakes by their opponent, who shot themselves in the foot with two walks, two errors, a hit batsman, three wild pitches and two passed balls in the early stages of game one. The boys of Post #7 consistently are taking advantage of Post #34’s errors all game long, riding their first-inning lead out for the remainder of game one; surviving a scare in the top of the second-inning as Wellsburg mounted a mini three run spurt in the top of the second to cut Post #7’e led to just, 5-3. However, the boys of Buckhannon Post #7 maintained control of the lead after responding with four runs in bottom half of the second inning.

Visit Springs, Pennsylvania

SPRINGS, Pa. — Bring your friends and family to the Springs Historical Society grounds this summer and fall — just three miles north of Grantsville in Amish country. The Springs Farmers’ Market offers great shopping adventures every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. through Sept. 24. You will find fresh produce and flowers, local baked goods and a giant flea market, as well as beautiful crafts and antiques, both in buildings and outside.