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Longtime Shrine Leader, Kiwanis President and Retired Local Banker Bill Yoke Dies at 89

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 22, 2018 3:00 PM
William Eugene Yoke, Sr., 89, of Clarksburg, passed away on Tuesday, January 9, 2018.  He was born in Weston on May 13, 1928, the son of Truman J. and Bessie Peters Yoke. He was married to Ann Romine Yoke on May 31, 1945, who preceded hi...
 

Special Olympics of Harrison County Announces "Come Out & Try Event" for April 3rd

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 22, 2018 7:00 AM
Special Olympics Harrison County is proud to announce that they will host a "Come Out and Try Event" for local citizens to earn positions on a Special Olympic team. The tryouts will be held at the Robert C Byrd High School...
 

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...
 

Clarksburg Mission, United Way Receive Part of $1 Million in Donations from Dominion

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 20, 2018 8:00 AM
As part of its ongoing commitment to communities, Dominion Energy is jump-starting the new year with more than $1 million in Critical Community Needs grants to help feed, shelter and care for people in need across the company’s footprint. Do...
 
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