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Grapevine: Ringling Brothers marks the end to their famous circus which appeared here

By Rosalyn Queen Alonso | May 27, 2017 10:00 AM
If we live long enough, we will be witnesses to many new beginnings and to many endings.  This past week it seems that the circus as we know it is over.  By that I mean that the Ringling Brothers and Barnham & Bailey Circus has taken...
 

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...
 

Grapevine: Getting Ready for Memorial Day - The Official Start of Summer!

By Rosalyn Queen Alonso | May 26, 2017 10:00 AM
The next holiday we will be observing will be Memorial Day. It was once referred to as Decoration Day but that name has been changed. The holiday is always observed on the last  Monday of May; this year being May 29.    In 1...
 

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...
 

Grapevine: May is the Month for Graduations, Flowers and Mothers!

By Rosalyn Queen Alonso | May 12, 2017 6:00 AM
May is one of the busiest months of the year.  It starts out reminding us that Mother's Day will be the second Sunday of the month.  Mother's Day is one of the most observed holidays of the year.  I think that I read somewhe...
 

Nominations Announced for 3rd Annual Harrison County Student Theatre Awards Show

By Local News | May 12, 2017 5:00 AM
The Vintage Theatre Company and the Harrison County Board of Education are proud to announce the nominees for the third annual Harrison County Theatre Awards for students and volunteers involved in the Harrison County school system's theat...
 

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...
 

Clarksburg's Vintage Theatre Company announces schedule for traveling Shakespeare troupe

By Local News | April 21, 2017 11:00 AM
The state’s only Shakespeare troupe will launch its first statewide tour of 2017 at the end of April. Vintage Theatre Company Founding Producer and Artistic Director Jason A. Young cordially invites audiences to attend a performance of...
 

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...
 
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