Government Officials


Candidate Update: Commission Race Gets Crowded; Legislature and BOE also on Ballot

By Local News | January 22, 2018 6:00 AM
An off-year election doesn't usually garner as much interest as a presidential election does.  But the key word in that statement is "usually".   The races for United States Senate and the 1st Congressional District...
 

Gov. Justice says DNR will Continue to Import Elk from Kentucky to Restore Herd Here

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 21, 2018 11:00 AM
According to WV MetroNews, West Virginia will receive more elk this spring and summer as part of its restoration efforts, getting animals from a Kentucky site for the second time.   Gov. Jim Justice announced Friday the West V...
 

WV DHHR Warning: Flu Season has Reached Epidemic Levels Across the Nation

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 21, 2018 8:00 AM
here’s been a slight decrease in flu activity in West Virginia over the past week, but health officials say it’s still too early to determine if the flu season has peaked.   While this flu season has reached epidem...
 

WANTED: Legislature Provides Funding for New Class for the WV State Police

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 21, 2018 5:00 AM
WAJR News Report:  The goal is to fill between 50 and 70 spots for what will be the 66th State Police Cadet Class, according to an agency official.   Initial steps toward that goal come during testing dates over the next...
 

Family, Friends and Former Students Gather to Remember Educator Lucie Romano

By Local News | January 20, 2018 7:00 PM
Lucie Ann Romano died Tuesday evening at her home in Nutter Fort surrounded by her four sons, several grandchildren and her long time care givers, daughter-in-law, Sallie Romano and granddaughter, Rachel Romano. Lucie was just shy of her 90th...
 

Sen. Manchin Joins Capito on Vote But Senate Democrats Still Allow Shutdown to Occur

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 20, 2018 12:00 PM
The U.S. Senate failed to pass a spending plan Friday evening, resulting in the shutdown of the federal government at midnight Friday night.   The Senate voted 50-49 in favor of taking up the measure the House of Representativ...
 

Nationally Known Fly Fishing Expert Curtis Fleming Visits Liberty High School

By Local News | January 20, 2018 9:00 AM
Yes.  He is a nationally known expert on fly fishing.  And yes.  He is a spokesman for the WV State Department of Tourism encouraging anglers from all over the world to visit West Virginia to fish and to enjoy the outdoors. &nbs...
 

North Central WV Airport to Consider $6 Million in Improvements to Terminal Building

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 20, 2018 7:00 AM
Talk of a new terminal at the North Central West Virginia Airport is nothing new. Talk of having a new terminal on the same side of the runway as the existing terminal building is new. On Wednesday, members of the Benedum Airport Authority &n...
 

U.S. Attorney Indicts 8 from Harrison Co. for Distributing Killer Overdose Drug Fentanyl

By Local News | January 20, 2018 6:00 AM
Eight people have been indicted by a grand jury on January 9, 2018 for drug distribution charges, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.  The 30-count indictment alleges a conspiracy to distribute heroin, fentanyl, as well as mari...
 

Congressman Evan Jenkins Files to Run for GOP Nomination for United States Senate

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 20, 2018 5:00 AM
West Virginia Third District Congressman Evan Jenkins is officially in the race for U.S. Senate. Jenkins, a Republican, filed his paperwork Tuesday with the West Virginia Secretary of State’s Office. He announced his campaign in Ma...
 
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