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UPSHUR TABLES LUMP SUM OPTION FOR RETIRING WORKERS

BY PHILLIP WILLIAMS Correspondent GILMER--Upshur County Commissioners Court on Monday tabled until Dec. 15 a proposal to allow a one-time lump sum payment option for county...

Big Sandy Candidates for City Office

Several citizens have announced candidacy for office in the City of Big Sandy. There are also two important measures on the ballot for May's...

UPSHUR COMMISH DENIES DISTRICT CLERK’S ASSAULT CHARGE

BY PHILLIP WILLIAMS Correspondent GILMER--Upshur County Pct. 4 Commissioner Mike Spencer on Wednesday denied an allegation by Upshur County District Clerk Karen Bunn that he committed...

Meet the Candidates Tonight in Pritchett

Don't forget the Pritchett Meet and Greet tonight at 7 pm at the community center.  It is now confirmed that James "Red" Brown will...

Upshur Election Administrator speaks at Republican meeting

BY PHILLIP WILLIAMS Correspondent GILMER--Upshur County Election Administrator Lory Harle, one of three speakers for last Thursday night's quarterly meeting of the county's Republican Party Executive...

UPSHUR LIBERTARIAN CHAIRMAN MAKES PROPOSALS ON V.A.

BY PHILLIP WILLIAMS Correspondent GILMER--Upshur County Libertarian Party Chairman Vance Lowry outlined at his party's monthly meeting June 10 what he termed the Libertarian solution to...

UPSHUR SUPPORTS GRANT PROPOSAL FOR HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

BY PHILLIP WILLIAMS Correspondent GILMER--Upshur County Commissioners Court last week approved a resolution supporting Habitat for Humanity's application for a $300,000 grant, $100,000 of which would...

BIG SANDY CITY COUNCIL SWEARS IN NEW MEMBERS

At a special meeting Monday evening May 16, the Big Sandy City Council met and officially canvassed the results of the May 7th election....

Big Sandy City Water/Sewer Clerk Terminated

By Kate Kirby After a 55-minute closed Executive Session at a special meeting of the Big Sandy City Council, a somber council returned to Open...

Governor Abbott On President Obama’s Executive Actions

AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott released the following statement in response to President Obama’s executive actions imposing gun control measures across the country. “The Bill...
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