Famous People

WI High School graduate Mrs. Hilda Cork observes 104th birthday with friends

By Rosalyn Queen Alonso | June 19, 2017 2:00 PM
When you see the number "104" what does it conjure up in your mind?  Maybe a mailbox, maybe a street number or maybe the balance on your cell phone bill.  But have you ever been to a birthday party where the guest of honor was...
 

Popular Businessman and Restauranteur "Chicken Louie" Bonasso dies at age 85

By Local News | May 28, 2017 1:00 PM
Louis Ignatius “Chicken Louie” Bonasso, 85, of Mt. Clare, WV, passed away on Saturday, May 27, 2017, at Ruby Memorial Hospital, following a brief illness. He was born in Wyatt, WV, on October 7, 1931, a son of the late Pete and Ka...
 

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

By Local News | May 28, 2017 8:00 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...
 

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...
 
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