Arts & Entertainment

Longtime Local Country Music Entertainer Jim Bunch Dies after Long Battle with Cancer

By Local News | February 15, 2017 6:00 AM
James Vincent “Jim” Bunch, 79, of Clarksburg, passed away on Monday, February 13, 2017, at his residence following a long battle with cancer. He was born in Clarksburg, on June 9, 1937, a son of the late John Edward and Rena Mae R...
 

Clarksburg's Dyer Family Makes $25,000 Commitment to Help Support WVU Golf Program

By Local News | January 31, 2017 8:00 AM
By Jeff Toquinto.  Three decades ago, Tim Dyer was in a situation similar to current West Virginia University golfers Tristan Nicholls and Max Sear. Dyer had spent his freshman and sophomore years as a member of the WVU golf team –...
 

Bob-n-Along: Telling our city and county history in photographs was a labor of love

By Bob Stealey | January 19, 2017 3:00 PM
Generally in a column that I write, I would try to avoid aggrandizing my own efforts at anything I had done. However, in keeping with my weekly intent of keeping the themes of my columns centered on our fair city of Clarksburg, I found m...
 

Curtis Fleming to be inducted into Southern Trout's "Legends of the Fly Hall of Fame"

By Local News | January 12, 2017 12:11 PM
Voting concluded last week to determine the 2017 inductees into the Southern Trout Magazine's “Legends of the Fly” Hall of Fame ceremony to be held on February 3rd at the Atlanta Fly Fishing Show. And to know one's surpris...
 

Bob-n-Along: Let's all remember the real reason for the Christmas season

By Bob Stealey | December 16, 2016 6:00 AM
How might you best describe the celebration of a traditional Christmas? Since there are many facets of what Christmas means to different people, that'd be sort of a tricky question, and I mean whether you're speaking of Clarksbur...
 

Grapevine: Remembering Pearl Harbor and the Monongah Mine Disaster of 1907

By Rosalyn Queen Alonso | December 06, 2016 2:00 PM
The first week in December is a time when we observe two very sad anniversaries.  First is the bombing of Pearl Harbor and second is the Monongah Mine Explosion.   We all know how the incident at Pearl Harbor affecte...
 

Parent Company of The Exponent-Telegram announces purchase of The State Journal

By Local News | December 04, 2016 3:00 PM
The State Journal will welcome the winter season Dec. 1 as part of the NCWV Media family, which adds an extensive increase in resources to the state’s only business newspaper.   NCWV Media, which already produces The Exp...
 

Bob-n-Along: The bands, the break-ups and the music of 1969 were some of the greatest!

By Bob Stealey | December 02, 2016 3:31 PM
Here's trusting that you and yours had a sumptuous and delightful Thanksgiving, and that you had the opportunity to give your heartfelt thanks to God above. It's never too late to give thanks to our Lord.   Today,the subj...
 

Grapevine: The Traveling Statue of the Blessed Mother and the Guzzi Family Reunion

By Rosalyn Queen Alonso | October 10, 2016 12:00 PM
LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL.  To me this is the most beautiful time of year.  The weather is great and the trees are beautiful.  I could get a little depressed when all the leaves are gone, but then I must get busy preparing for the holid...
 

Hollywood Talent Agency Comes Looking for Clarksburg's Famous "Gramma and Ginga"

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | October 04, 2016 5:00 AM
What do you do if you are 102- and 97-years-old, respectively and you’re already adored by hundreds of thousands of people on social media? And what do you do if you’ve already been on the Jimmy Kimmel show and have people from in West...
 
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