Government Officials

Bob Stemple, Popular Retired School Superintendent and Lifelong Educator, Dies at 78

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | February 13, 2019 1:00 PM
Robert M. Stemple, 78, of Clarksburg, WV went to rest in eternal peace with the Lord on Tuesday, February 12, 2019.   He was born in Webster Springs, WV on November 21, 1940, son of the late Fritz Stemple and the late Elizabeth Wilber...
 

WV Attorney General Morrisey Announces 2018-19 "Kids Kick Opioids" PSA Contest

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | February 10, 2019 4:00 AM
West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced the 2018-19 “Kids Kick Opioids” public service announcement contest is now open for submissions as the initiative enters its third school year.   The contest engages el...
 

Senator Capito Issues Statement on President Trump's Proposal to Reopen Government

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 25, 2019 4:00 PM
U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) today released the below statement following President Donald J. Trump’s announcement regarding a deal reached to reopen the federal government: “I am pleased the president has reached a...
 

Grapevine: PWA to Celebrate Black History Month with Women of Distinction Luncheon

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 21, 2019 12:00 AM
The month of February will soon be here and in keeping with tradition the Progressive Women's Association (PWA) of Harrison County will call special attention to Black Culture Month. In doing so, special recognition will be given to the accomp...
 

Rock Announces Additional Weekly Flight from Benedum Airport to Orlando

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 20, 2019 10:00 AM
For those of you who enjoy the destination flights provided by Allegiant to Orlando and Myrtle Beach from Bridgeport, there’s some good news. During Wednesday’s meeting of the Benedum Airport Authority a continuation and expansion...
 

Community Leaders Recognize Jim Jarrett with Naming of County's New 911 Center

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 20, 2019 6:00 AM
  Named for visionary Jim Jarrett, the Harrison-Taylor Emergency 911 Communications Center in Charles Pointe held a ribbon cutting and stone unveiling Thursday morning. After those festivities was a program featuring speake...
 

Bridgeport to Conduct National Search for New City Manager to Replace Haws

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 19, 2019 10:00 AM
It’s only been a few days since the majority of Bridgeport City Council voted not to renew the contract of long-time City Manager Kim Haws. However, the process of finding what will be the third city manager in the municipality’s h...
 

LEGISLATURE WEEK 1: Hanshaw Elected Speaker; First Round of Bills Introduced

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 13, 2019 7:00 AM
The first session of 84th Legislature started Wednesday with leaders pledging a bold agenda to make West Virginia the most attractive place in the country in which to live and do business.   “The theme of this legislative sessio...
 

Caleb Hanna: WV's Youngest Legislator and the Youngest Black Lawmaker in America

By Local News | January 13, 2019 4:00 AM
Caleb Hanna, age 19, was sworn into the West Virginia legislature this past week, making the staunchly pro-life lawmaker not only the youngest member of the WV Legislature but also America’s youngest black legislator.  ...
 

Joe Manchin says he's now considering another run for Governor against Justice

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 12, 2019 7:00 AM
Commentary by Hoppy Kercheval.  U.S. Senator Joe Manchin is once again considering running for Governor of West Virginia, according to several people who are familiar with the Senator’s thinking.   At first glance,...
 
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