Commissioners to meet Tuesday
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
Jul 04, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Upshur County Commissioners Court meets in special session at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, partly to try to resolve a dispute with an architect over the current renovation of the 78-year-old county courthous...
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Saturday, July 4, 2015

Annual Morris-Venn Family Reunion
10:35 PM - 10:35 PM

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This undated photo released by the San Francisco Police Department shows Francisco Sanchez. A young woman was shot to death, apparently at random, while walking with her father and a friend along a popular pedestrian pier on Wednesday, July 1, 2015, at Pier 14 in San Francisco and died at a hospital. Police arrested Sanchez about an hour after the shooting. (San Francisco Police Department via AP)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The parents of a woman killed at a San Francisco pier say they are focused on healing and not on the fact that the man accused of shooting her has been deported five times.


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A BBC logo is seen at the company's main offices, in west London, on the day the organisation announ..Chancellor George Osborne plans to launch a 650 million pound raid on the BBC to help cover the country's benefits bill, forcing the corporation to meet the cost of free television licences for the over-75s, the Sunday Times said. It quoted senior government sources as saying a deal is close that will force the BBC to take on the cost of the 4.5 million licences — worth 145.50 pounds each — from the Department for Work and Pensions. In return, the paper said, the BBC will be allowed to make up some of the lost revenue by charging for use of its iPlayer and other online catch-up services to try to stem the loss of licence fee revenue caused by people turning to the Internet and abandoning their televisions.


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Two women obtain marriage license from Upshur County Clerk
by VIC PARKER, Editor
Jul 02, 2015 | 20 20 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Just a few days after a historic Supreme Court decision, two women showed up Monday at the Upshur County Clerk’s office seeking a marriage license. Cynthia Hendrix and Angie Alexander, both of Gilm...
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