Braxton County, WVWSAZ

Braxton County man grows over 10-foot tall sunflower

BRAXTON COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - If you go to the last rest area of Interstate 79 South, you’ll notice a large sunflower one man has been growing for the last few months. Arthur Mollohan has worked at the rest area for roughly 25 years. He said, in March, he planted the sunflower right in front of the rest area building and believes it’s about 14 feet tall so far and still growing.
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Buckhannon, WVThe Recorddelta

Local couple charged with stealing from youth soccer league

BUCKHANNON — A local woman who was entrusted to manage the funds of the Upshur County Youth Soccer Association is now facing two felony counts, along with her husband, related to their alleged theft of funds. Kathryn Hasbrouck, 36, of Buckhannon, stands accused of the felony offense of embezzlement and...

Christina “Chrissy” Marie Rowan

Christina “Chrissy” Marie Rowan, 41, of French Creek, W.Va. died Sunday, July 25, 2021, at her home. She was born November 2, 1979, in Buckhannon, W.Va., a daughter of Randy Davis and Susie Jane Simmons Lee of Buckhannon. Also surviving are one son, Russell Rowan of French Creek; two daughters, Meredith Rowan of Four States, W.Va. and Cassandra “Casey’ Heflin and wife McKenna of Four States; two granddaughters, Paisley Poling and Addison Rowan both of Four States; three brothers, Andrew Lee, Daniel and Matthew Alderman all of Buckhannon; one sister, Jamie Lee of Adrian, W.Va.; nephew, Danny Hedrick of Buckhannon; niece, Virginia Wyatt of Buckhannon and several special nieces and nephews.

West Virginia Wesleyan alumni support ‘Bobcats and Bookbags’ project

BUCKHANNON – West Virginia Wesleyan College alumni have donated backpacks and school supplies to help the Upshur Parish House with the annual backpack and school supply distribution. Trent Girard ’97 discussed ideas for a community service project involving alumni with WVWC Director of Development for Alumni Joshua Stump. “We collectively...
Buckhannon, WVThe Recorddelta

Evolution Bar & Grill offers unique new dining options

BUCKHANNON — A new business made its debut downtown Friday and the completely renovated Evolution Bar and Grill promises to change the way Buckhannon thinks about dining out. Located at 6 North Kanawha Street, Upshur County native Chelsea Statton and Las Vegas native Kao Statton have joined forces to create the restaurant and bar of their dreams in the perfect location.
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Gas savings: The cheapest station in Sutton

(SUTTON, WV) Depending on where you fill up in Sutton, you could be saving up to $0.07 per gallon on gas. According to a survey by GasBuddy, Go Mart at 2215 Sutton Ln was the cheapest station in the area, with regular listed at $3.02 per gallon at the pumps Wednesday. That was compared to Shell at 2210 Sutton Ln, where a gallon of regular was selling for $3.09.
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Daily Weather Forecast For Sutton

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Sutton: Saturday, July 31: Partly sunny during the day; while slight chance of rain showers overnight; Sunday, August 1: Chance of rain showers during the day; while chance of showers and thunderstorms then partly cloudy overnight; Monday, August 2: Mostly
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Events on the Sutton calendar

1. Weekend on Faith Mountain; 2. Central WV Pagan Pride 2021 "The Howl of the Wolf"; 3. West Virginia Camp Program – Cline Family Memorial Camp; 4. 2021 Appalachian Community Philanthropy Institute; 5. WVHIMSS 2021 Fall Event for Non-Members;
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Hiring Now: These roles are open in Sutton

Want to get yourself a job? Here are a selection of open positions in Sutton: 1. Emergency Room (ER) Travel Nurse RN - $62.05/Hour $2234/Weekly; 2. Service Technician/Installer/Helper; 3. Clean-Up Tech (Day Shift); 4. Entry Level Rodman; 5. Maintenance Tech; 6. Health Social Worker; 7. CDL-A Dedicated Truck Driver
Randolph County,

Two Randolph County residents die from COVID-19, DHHR reports Thursday

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Upshur County,

Shoe Sensation kickstarts fundraiser for Upshur County schools

TENNERTON – Shoe Sensation started a new fundraiser this year to support Upshur County schools. Geneva Jenkins, store manager of Shoe Sensation in Skyline Plaza, said she heard about a program called the Upshur County Comfort Closet or the Upshur […]. Keep reading this story... Support the author of this...
Glenville, WVParkersburg News & Sentinel

Glenville State College, Marshall University agree to offer nursing degree

GLENVILLE — Marshall University and Glenville State College have reached an agreement establishing a nursing program co-op between the two schools. The memorandum of agreement is aimed at providing access to a bachelor’s in nursing at Glenville State through Marshall’s nursing program. The presidents of both schools signed the agreement...
Cleveland, WVWOWK

Shooting at bar spurs police chase that ends in fatal crash

CLEVELAND (AP) — A police pursuit that began after shots were fired outside a bar ended when the vehicle crashed, leaving a woman dead and a man critically injured. The shooting in Brooklyn, Ohio, occurred around 2:30 a.m. Friday. Several people who live near the bar reported hearing gunfire, and...