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Bob-n-Along: 1977 was a really big year for some really big hits in the music world

By Bob Stealey | March 24, 2017 7:00 AM
This week I thought we'd go with another "Big Year in Pop/Rock Music" theme, and the year I've chosen this time is 1977. There were several big hits on the charts in 1977, so without further ado, let's get started....
 

Mac Warner recognizes Bethany Winters, Douglas Soule as "Honorary Secretary of State"

By Local News | March 20, 2017 6:00 AM
Secretary of State Mac Warner is proud to announce that Liberty High School senior Bethany Winters and Bridgeport High School senior Douglas Soule have been selected for the “Honorary Secretary of State” program for their efforts t...
 

Bonnie Belle's celebrates 70 years with expansion into a second location in Bridgeport

By Local News | March 19, 2017 9:00 AM
By Jeff Toquinto.  Bridgeport, your sweet tooth may soon meet its match. One of Harrison County’s – and the West Virginia’s – most well-known bakeries is coming to the city. Earlier this week, officials with White...
 

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...
 

On This Day in WV History: Harry Powers hung in Moundsville for Bluebeard Murders

By Local News | March 18, 2017 10:00 AM
By David Sibray.  On the morning of March 18, 1932, Harry Powers dropped through the gallows at the West Virginia Penitentiary and swung for 11 minutes before being pronounced dead. His body hung lifeless, his lips still, never revealing...
 

Bob-n-Along: Happy St. Patrick's Day and My Thoughts on Downtown Revitalization

By Bob Stealey | March 17, 2017 7:00 AM
Today I'll begin with a hearty greeting to you for a most jolly St. Patrick's Day and my best wishes to one and all, whether Irish or not, for a most prosperous and successful remainder of 2017. Thank goodness spring is only thre...
 

United Hospital Center to celebrate "National Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week" March 12-18

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | March 12, 2017 6:00 AM
United Hospital Center (UHC) will celebrate National Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week, on March 12-18. The goal is to promote awareness of the role pulmonary rehabilitation plays in enhancing the quality of life for those who struggle to take a...
 

Will the Harrison County school board allow cupcakes back for classroom parties?

By Local News | March 11, 2017 6:00 AM
From The Charleston Gazette-Mail:   The West Virginia Department of Education is immediately lifting the statewide ban on bringing outside non-nutritional food into public schools for “classroom celebrations,” leaving the...
 

Harrison school board warns parents that 15% of students already sick from flu outbreak

By Local News | March 09, 2017 9:30 AM
The Harrison County Board of Education sent a letter to parents earlier this week warning of an outbreak of flu in schools that has affected up to 15 percent of students in the county.   “This is the first year that I ca...
 

WV Attorney General Morrisey Urging Trump to Lift Transgender Rule for Public Schools

By Local News | March 09, 2017 6:00 AM
West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is supporting the Trump administration’s decision to lift federal guidelines that allowed transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identities. &nbs...
 
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