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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...
 

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...
 

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...
 

Remembering the "Monster Milkshake" at Clarksburg's famous Canteen Restaurant

By Local News | April 11, 2017 10:00 PM
By Jeff Toquinto.  At the end of March, the wife and I had vacation time to use and opted for a trip to Myrtle Beach. That, of course, meant time at the beach and plenty of time looking for places to eat and grab a snack. One afternoon,...
 

Grapevine: Preparing for Easter and celebrating Easter traditions with family and friends

By Rosalyn Queen Alonso | April 11, 2017 11:00 AM
If you remember last fall I had an abundance of mushrooms.  The last batch that we cleaned, I par boiled them, then I put them in quart jars, added hot water, a teaspoon of salt and a couple cloves of garlic. I put the lids and rings on them...
 

Bob-n-Along: Another walk down memory lane in downtown Clarksburg

By Bob Stealey | April 07, 2017 7:00 PM
It has been a while since we last took a trip down memory lane in downtown Clarksburg. A few months ago, I wrote about the stores and businesses that lined West Pike Street, but today, I'd like to list some of the places that were si...
 
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