Famous People

Wilson Currey, Longtime Educator, Principal and School Board Member Dies at 88

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 04, 2019 1:00 PM
Wilson W. Currey died January 3, 2019. He was born on June 3,1930 in Shinnston, WV and reared on the banks of the West Fork River.   Wilson was the son of the late Ralph B .and Thelma J. Currey who were long term residents of...
 

Dr. Nell Bailey, First Woman to Serve as VP at Marshall University, Dies at 84

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | December 28, 2018 7:00 AM
Dr. Nell Bailey, formerly of Huntington, West Virginia, died peacefully at the Shenandoah Health and Rehab Center on December 22, 2018 as a result of a catastrophic fall in 2013.   She was born on January 18, 1934 in Salem, West Virgi...
 

Kavanaugh Confirmed to Supreme Court; Joe Manchin is the Only Democrat to Vote "Yes"

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | October 07, 2018 12:00 AM
The U.S. Senate voted Saturday to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court, with both of West Virginia’s senators among those voting in favor of confirmation.   Kavanaugh, who was sworn in Saturday, replaces Ant...
 

Senator Manchin, Attorney General Morrisey Agree to Two Debates Before November Election

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | October 05, 2018 1:00 PM
According to WV MetroNews and Talkline host Hoppy Kercheval, U.S. Senate candidates Joe Manchin and Patrick Morrisey are set to meet for two debates in the coming weeks: Oct. 14 in Wheeling and Nov. 1 in Morgantown. Election Day is Nov. 6. The...
 

WV's 2nd Secretary of State Granville Davisson Hall Born in Harrison County Sept. 17,1837

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | October 04, 2018 12:00 AM
{Courtesy of the Waldomore - The Clarksburg Public Library}  Granville Davisson Hall was born in Harrison County, West Virginia on September 17, 1837. Hall was a well-known chronicler, businessman, and an important state founder. He...
 

Grapevine: The 2018 Italian Festival is in the History Books and What a Festival it was!

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | September 04, 2018 6:00 AM
This Labor Day I find myself relaxing after a hectic but wonderful weekend and reliving all the memories created during this year's Festival.   Discounting attendance at the Late Nite Catechism play last week my festivities started...
 

Family and Friends to Remember Former D'Annunzio Bakery Co-Owner Peggy D'Annunzio

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | September 03, 2018 9:00 PM
Margaret Frances “Peggy” D’Annunzio, 85, of Clarksburg, WV, passed away on Thursday, August 30, 2018, at her residence, surrounded by her daughter Terry Durst and granddaughter Anjelica D’Annunzio.   Sh...
 

Major TV Networks to Air President's Visit to Charleston; Thousands Expected to Attend

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | August 21, 2018 12:00 PM
When President Donald Trump last visited Charleston, it was as a candidate for the office he now holds. It was May 6, four days before the primary election. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Ohio Gov. John Kasich dropped out of the race days before, mak...
 

Delegates Iaquinta, Hamrick and Queen Vote FOR Supreme Court Impeachments

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | August 17, 2018 6:00 PM
The House of Delegates this past Monday considered articles of impeachment not just on a single political figure but on each sitting member of the state Supreme Court. The only justice who isn’t under consideration for impeachment...
 

Family & Friends Remember Businesswoman and Nursing Home Owner Roxanne McDaniel

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | August 17, 2018 12:00 PM
Roxanne McDaniel, 75, of Bridgeport, left this life on Sunday, August 5, 2018, to join her heavenly Father. She passed away at her residence surrounded by her children. Roxanne was born on July 24, 1943, to the late Frank Folio and Mary Fernan...
 
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