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Bishop Bransfield, Regional Catholic Community Celebrate the Life of Father Leo Lydon

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | June 02, 2018 8:00 AM
Reverend Leo Bernard Lydon, 95, of Bridgeport, WV died on Sunday, May 27, 2018.  He actively and faithing served the Catholic Church for more than seven decades.   Father Lydon was born in Buck Run of Fink, WV, on April 3...
 

Memorial Service Held for Dr. Kyle McCammon Who Practiced Here for Many Years

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | May 29, 2018 12:00 AM
Dr. Kyle McCammon of Bridgeport passed away Saturday, April 28, 2018 in Glenn, Michigan. Dr. McCammon spent many years in the Clarksburg area as a practicing physician.   He was born on October 4, 1959, in Iola, Kansas, the son of Dua...
 

Respected Harrison Co. Democrat Party Leader Sarah Rose Dies at 86 After a Short Illness

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | May 28, 2018 10:00 AM
Sarah Jane (DeMarco) Rose, 86, of Shinnston, went to be with her Lord and savior on Tuesday May 22, 2018 at her home and surrounded by her family.  She was born on June 17, 1931 in Owings, WV. The daughter of Frank DeMarco and Mary...
 

Grapevine: St. John's Church Permanent Part of Improvements to Immaculate Conception

By Rosalyn Queen Alonso | May 26, 2018 11:00 AM
If you have driven by the Immaculate Conception Church on Pike Street in Clarksburg lately you will have noticed the beautiful renovation that has taken place to the steps and front of the building.    The Immaculate Conc...
 

2018 Burnside Foundation College Scholarships Pushes Total to More than $4.6 Million

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | May 26, 2018 11:00 AM
he Warren & Betty Burnside Foundation celebrates 27 years of giving to students of Harrison County.  The Burnsides had no children of their own.  Since the couple started the foundation in 1991, they have awarded 2,636 students s...
 

New FSU President Mirta Martin to Keynote PWA's Women of Distinction Awards Luncheon

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | May 26, 2018 10:00 AM
The Progressive Women’s Association will host their annual Celebrate America awards luncheon at noon, Friday, June 1 at the Uptown Event Center. This luncheon honors ten All-American Women of Distinction, giving much-deserved recognition...
 

PWA Announces Ten Recipients of "Women of Distinction" to be Honored at June Luncheon

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | May 25, 2018 2:30 PM
The Clarksburg Progressive Women's Associaiton is proud to announce the names of the ten women who will be recognized with this year's Women of Distinction Award.   Women of Distinction honorees will be recognized at the Asso...
 

He's Back! United States Senate Confirms J.C. Raffety to Serve as U.S. Marshal Here

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | May 25, 2018 7:00 AM
U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) announced on Friday that the United States Senate confirmed Upshur County resident J.C. Raffety to serve as U.S. Marshal for the Northern District of West Virginia.   Senator Capito...
 

Local Musician Nat Frederick's Song "Home to Me" Reaches iTunes "Top 10" Country Chart

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | May 19, 2018 2:00 PM
By Julie Perine.  Returning from a fishing trip to Jackson, Wyoming, Nat Frederick was glad to be home. Looking out his window, he was flooded with inspiration for the recording project that would resonate with music fans everywhere....
 

Students Honored with Theatre Awards; South Harrison Wins "Best Musical of the Year"

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | May 12, 2018 8:20 PM
{UPDATED} The fourth annual Harrison County Theatre Awards show was held at Robert C. Byrd High School on Saturday night with hundreds of student theater supporters from throughout the county in attendance.   This Awards show recogniz...
 
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