Mountaineer Food Bank Mobile Food Pantry distribution schedule
WEST VIRGINIA ( LOOTPRESS) – The Mountaineer Food Bank has released the upcoming week’s schedule for its Mobile Food Pantry. Stops in McDowell County, Ritchie County and more will be among those included in this week’s distribution schedule, which can be seen below. All distributions are scheduled to take place from 11:00am to 12:30 pm […]
Harrison County home destroyed by fire for second time in a year
A family home near the Harrison-Lewis County line was destroyed by fire for the second time in about a year.
Potholes on these north central West Virginia roads to be filled on Tuesday
The West Virginia Division of Highways (WVDOH) is continuing its “aggressive spring repair blitz” with the goal of patching every pothole in the state by Memorial Day.
Oscar Mayer Wienermobile to visit Clarksburg, Morgantown
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - The infamous hot dog on wheels will be making a few stops in north-central West Virginia this week. According to the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile schedule, the iconic hot dog van will be in Clarksburg on Thursday, March 30 at Kroger on Emily Drive from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Several Harrison County football players earn awards at Frank Loria Awards Banquet
BRIDGEPORT, W. Va. — Tonight was the 40th annual Frank Loria Awards Banquet. This is an event that honors the All-County football team and presents awards to the coach, lineman, and player of the year. There is also an academic achievement award. It is named in honor of the late Frank Loria, a Harrison County […]
2 vehicles collide at busy Emily Drive intersection Monday morning
A two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Emily Drive and Route 50 slowed traffic Monday morning, but according to officials at the Harrison County 911 Center, no one was injured.
Asphalt repairs to delay Route 50 traffic this week
Harrison County drivers may experience some delays on Route 50 next week.
Trio of Bridgeport Students among Six Recognized as Winners of Harrison County Young Writers Contest
At Tuesday’s Harrison County Board of Education meeting, six individuals were recognized for Superintendent Stutler and Board recognized the winners of the Harrison County Young Writers Contest. Included in the group of students were a trio from Bridgeport. Simpson Elementary’s Lucia Rubi and Bridgeport High School’s Ellamy Dodd and...
Humane Society of Harrison County receives grants that can help you neuter your pet
The Harrison County Humane Society recently received two grants that may help Harrison County residents help their pets.
American Legion Post 13 hosts fundraiser for building repairs
The Roy Parish American Legion Post 13 located near downtown Clarksburg hosted a dinner fundraiser to make repairs to the building.
Kim Stephens accepts Head Coaching job at Marshall
Huntington, W.Va. — Kim Stephens led Glenville State to back to back Final Fours and a 2022 NCAA Women’s Basketball National Championship, and now she has accepted the Head Coach position at Marshall University. Stephens becomes the eighth head coach in program history for the Herd, replacing Tony Kemper who left to accept the same […]
Time Travel: All-Harrison County Cheerleaders in 2001 and Harrison County Rotary Folks from Same Year
These Bridgeport High School cheerleaders were members of the All-Harrison County cheerleading squad back in 2001. This photo shows, from left, Michelle Mantooth, Deanna Perine, and Lindsay Miller. In 2001, the Harrison County Rotary hosted International District Governor Mary Dean. Shown in this photo, from left, is Rotary member and...
Local WWII veteran’s son speaks about his father’s legacy
CLARKSBURG, W.Va (WDTV) - Earlier this month a local WWII veteran passed away at the age of 102. Staff Sergeant Benjamin Portaro was a highly decorated veteran most recently getting the French Legion Honor Medal. Portaro served on the frontlines during the Battle of the Bulge where he and his...
Brush fire moves through Salem
According to Harrison County 911, a brush fire is moving along Webb Road in Salem.
Buy a sub on Wednesday to support WVU Medicine Children’s
Four Jersey Mike's stores in West Virginia will be donating 100% of sales to WVU Medicine Children's on Wednesday, March 29.
Weekend frost advisories a threat to valley growers, farmers; impact may be small thanks to recent cooler weather
SACRAMENTO -- A frost advisory Friday night through Sunday morning has Valley farmers and growers keeping a close eye on both crops and plants.As it's peak growing season, frost can be detrimental.At Green Acres Nursey, Greg Gayton puts his more than 40 years of "green thumb" wisdom on full display. "So at night we will cover these puppies up," Gayton said, pulling a frost cover over the nursey's citrus plants. "The things you want to watch for is any summer vegetables you might have put out and anything pushing a lot of new growth," said Gayton. Those more...
New business to celebrate grand opening next week
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - A new business will be celebrating its grand opening next week. First Greene Mortgage is opening a new office on Jerry Dove Dr. in Bridgeport on Thursday. The ribbon cutting ceremony with the Harrison County Chamber of Commerce will start at 11 a.m. and be followed...
Easter egg hunt to return to Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
The Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum in Weston will be hosting their 16th annual Easter egg hunt on April 9.
Braves Softball Team Rolls to 25-1 Win against MMS
Bridgeport Middle School’s softball team traveled to Clarksburg Thursday evening to take on Mountaineer Middle and coasted to a 25-1 win. During the game, all 18 players present got an opportunity to play. All contributed to the team’s win. The Lady Braves wasted little time in getting on...
State Superintendent of Schools Visits Glenville State University
GLENVILLE, WV – West Virginia’s State Superintendent of Schools, David L. Roach, recently visited Glenville State University education students. Roach joined Glenville State Home Grown Scholars at a reception earlier this month. The Home Grown initiative at Glenville State is focused on prospective teacher identification in the county schools partnered with scholarship support for candidate attendance at Glenville State University, practical experiences, and mentoring during teacher preparation into the start of full-time teaching. The goal of the program is for the students to return to their home counties to student teach and, if available, be able to apply for open positions in their home district. Accepted students receive a scholarship up to $3,000 per academic year.
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