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Buckhannon woman arrested after deputies find drugs during traffic stop
BUCKHANNON, W.Va. - Deputies with the Upshur County Sheriff's Department have arrested a Buckhannon woman after finding drugs in her vehicle. Deputies said they initiated a traffic stop on Ohio Street in Buckhannon on Tuesday, on a vehicle driven by Katrina Stalnaker, 35, of Buckhannon. Stalnaker's
Three West Virginia residents sentenced for their roles in a methamphetamine distribution operation
ELKINS – Three West Virginia residents were sentenced today to a nearly 25 years incarceration combined for distributing methamphetamine, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.
Trio sentenced on federal meth charges in Randolph and Upshur counties
ELKINS, W.Va. - Three north central West Virginia residents have been sentenced to federal prison terms for their roles in a methamphetamine distribution ring. The trio were sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Elkins.
Unrelated domestic violence incidents lead to arrest
A Weston man has been arrested on a felony strangulation charge. Timothy M. Hamrick, age 30, was arrested on Dec. 2, following a domestic violence incident. The West Virginia State Police responded to Save-a-Lot after receiving a 911 call. Once on scene the officer located an open garage door next t
Lewis County man sentenced for firearms charge
ELKINS – Roger Lee Clem, II, aka “Woody,” of Weston, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 37 months incarceration for a firearms charge, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.
Destruction charge lands Orlando man in jail
Johnny J. Brown, Jr. 24, of Indian Fork Road, Orlando. was charged with destruction of property by Deputy Z.M. Lopez, of the Lewis County Sheriff’s Department, on Oct. 26. The charge came, according to the officer’s complaint, after Brown attempted to kick in two doors of a residence during a domest
Corridor H $20 million closer to completion
The Robert C. Byrd Corridor H. Highway Authority recently announced the securing of a BUILD grant in the amount of $20 million. The grant will aid in the construction of Corridor H in Tucker County and bring the project closer to completion. Lewis County sits on the interchange of Corridor H with In
What skills do B-U grads need to succeed?
BUCKHANNON – What are the knowledge sets, the skill sets and the characteristics that students need to be successful?. It’s a question that those gathered at the Upshur County Portrait of a Graduate session on Friday attempted to answer as Upshur County Schools begins a series of meetings to define
Buckhannon rings in holiday season with annual Christmas Parade and wreath auction
BUCKHANNON, W.Va. - Buckhannon held its annual Christmas Parade Friday night. The parade started at 6:30 p.m., going down E. Main Street. Children were very excited for the parade to go past them, especially when they got to interact with some of the characters, like Frosty the Snow Man, or wave at
Boil water advisory issued for areas of Upshur County
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. - According to the Adrian Public Service District, there is a leak on Frenchton Road in Upshur County. The leak has cause a boil water advisory for customers in the Frenchton area, Alexander Road and south of the Game Farm towards Rock Cave.
Upshur, Lewis, Randolph, Tucker counties lead area in School Building Authority grants
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The West Virginia School Building Authority met Monday, in Charleston, and announced the recipients of the 2018 Needs Grants, totaling almost $72.5 million.
Philippi man charged with malicious assault
BARBOUR COUNTY, W.Va. (WDTV) -- A Philippi man has been charged after he allegedly beat and threatened to kill a woman. According to the criminal complaint, the victim told police that she and 35-year-old James Green had gotten into a fight when he grabbed her, beat her, and threatened to kill her w
Sentencing begins for multi-state skimming scheme
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — The sentencing phase has begun for five defendants who were part of a credit card skimming scheme spanning four states before it ended in Huntington last year.
Area volunteers host annual Christmas Store
BUCKHANNON, W.Va. - For nearly thirty years, the Upshur County community has banded to together to provide a Christmas store for low-income families. Each year, businesses, residents and organizations volunteer their time, money and supplies to host a week-long shopping event for families. For the f
Alderson Broaddus University secures USDA funding
PHILIPPI, W.Va. - Alderson Broaddus University President Dr. Tim Barry addressed faculty and students during a press conference to announce the U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing more than $27 million through the Community Facilities Direct Loan Program.
Harris leads TV girls by Harman
HARMAN — Abby Harris fired in 25 points and Tygarts Valley used clutch free-throw shooting to hold off Harman, 58-52, on Tuesday afternoon. The Lady Bulldogs are now 2-0 on the season and will visit South Harrison at 7:30 p.m. today.
State Police arrest Buckhannon man they say sexually abused a girl
BUCKHANNON, W.Va. - Troopers with the West Virginia State Police have arrested an Upshur County man they say sexually abused a girl. According to troopers, the victim told them that Joseph Schwable, 52, of Buckhannon, touched her breasts.
Monday's Most Wanted: 12/10/18
BRIDGEPORT, W. Va. Law officials in both Harrison County and Monongalia County need your help finding Lamonte A. Rayford. We brought you this story last week, when Rayford was simply an unknown suspect, and with your help, police were able to identify him. However, he is still on the run. He is want
Barbour County man accused of trying to set trailer on fire
PHILIPPI, W.Va. - West Virginia State Police arrested a Philippi man accused of trying to set a trailer on fire. On December 8, police responded to 1699 West Teter Creek Road in Philippi after a woman reported that her son, Doyle Summerfield Jr., 21, had set a book on fire and placed it on his mattr
Taylor Martino leads undefeated Notre Dame over Lewis County Minutemaids
Taylor Martino scored 26 points for Notre Dame, Monday night, in the win over Lewis County. The win keeps the Irish undefeated on the year, while handing the Minutemaids their first loss this season.