Famous People

Grafton to Host 150th Anniversary of Longest Running Memorial Day Parade in the U.S.

By Local News | May 27, 2017 9:00 AM
By Alex Wiederspiel. The town of Grafton claims ownership to the longest running Memorial Day service in the United States. And, technically, they are right–according to Keith Barnes, Director of the West Virginia National Cemetery and...
 

COULD IT BE THE RUSSIANS? Facebook Sensations "Gramma and Ginga" Page Hacked

By Local News | May 21, 2017 9:00 AM
By Jeff Toquinto.  They are internet sensations not just here and throughout West Virginia, but have worldwide fame as well. Yet even Harrison County’s own Gramma and Ginga aren’t immune from internet hackers. The Facebook se...
 

John W. Davis and the presidential election in 1924 made U.S. history on a number fronts

By Local News | May 11, 2017 6:00 PM
By Feature Writer & Historian Rod Rogers.  As the minutes ticked away ending a beautiful spring day on the thirteenth of April 1873, Anna Kennedy Davis gave birth to her first and only son, John William Davis. Anna had been reading Gibbon...
 

Remarkable Achievement! ND's Altenberg offered admittance into four military academies

By Local News | May 08, 2017 9:00 AM
Clarksburg native and Notre Dame High School Senior Alexander Anthony Altenburg achieved an honor held by only a handful of students each year when he was admitted into four United States Service Academies.   Altenburg, Notre...
 

Notre Dame grad, Clarksburg native Matthew Lehosit recognized by national publication

By Local News | April 16, 2017 3:00 PM
Clarksburg native and Notre Dame High School graduate Matthew Lehosit is living the dream with a great job that he loves.....and he seems to be doing a pretty good job at it!   Lehosit, who has lived in Atlanta now for the last 12 yea...
 

WV Officials Note 45th Anniversary of 26th Amendment That Lowered Voting Age to 18

By Local News | April 01, 2017 12:00 AM
by Mac Warner, WV Secretary of State.  Sometimes when people mention the United States Constitution, they might be able to recite the 1st Amendment’s rights to free press and freedom of religion, or they might speak of the 2nd Amendment...
 

Ernie Brown, "The Turtle Man" from Animal Planet, coming to Clarksburg on Tuesday

By Local News | March 19, 2017 9:00 AM
Ernie Brown Jr., aka the “Turtle Man,” of the hit television show Call of the Wildman on Animal Planet will visit the Harrison County Recreation Complex this Tuesday, March 21 from 2 p.m. to7 p.m. for a meet and greet session. &ld...
 

On This Day in WV History: Harry Powers hung in Moundsville for Bluebeard Murders

By Local News | March 18, 2017 10:00 AM
By David Sibray.  On the morning of March 18, 1932, Harry Powers dropped through the gallows at the West Virginia Penitentiary and swung for 11 minutes before being pronounced dead. His body hung lifeless, his lips still, never revealing...
 

Lefty Harrison Musgrave edges closer to joining Major League Baseball as a pitcher

By Local News | February 06, 2017 12:00 AM
The last time anyone saw Harrison Musgrave mowing batters down in Bridgeport was back in 2010. It was at that time that he helped lead Bridgeport High School to the Class AAA state championship game where they just fell short of yet another champi...
 

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...
 
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