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.
Brush fire moves through Salem
According to Harrison County 911, a brush fire is moving along Webb Road in Salem.
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...
Delays expected on Route 50 between Clarksburg and Bridgeport next week
HARRISON COUNTY, W.Va (WDTV) - The West Virginia Division of Highways says delays are expected as crews work on Route 50 between Clarksburg and Bridgeport. Crews will be repairing asphalt on the eastbound side of Route 50 between Joyce Street and Emily Drive, according to the WVDOH. Officials said crews...
Man arrested for allegedly chasing children with a knife in Clarksburg
A Shinnston man is facing misdemeanor charges after he attempted to stab three people, including two juveniles.
Women’s History Month celebrated at Clarksburg History Museum
The Clarksburg History Museum honored Women’s History Month by featuring several local female authors at their locations inside the Harrison County BOE building Saturday.
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...
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...
Mt. Zion Baptist Church celebrates Women’s History Month
Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Fairmont hosted a Women’s History Month celebration program Sunday.
Stories of the Week: March 19 through March 25
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – Here are some of the top stories this week on the WBOY 12News Facebook page. A 102-year-old Harrison County World War II veteran recently died at the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center. A Tucker County boy born with a heart defect continues to receive treatment...
Gates Throws First Career No-Hitter
FAIRMONT, W.Va. – Emma Gates tossed her first career no-hitter and Abbie Keilholz hit her fourth home run of the season as the Fairmont State (15-13, 5-3 in Mountain East Conference play) softball team won game one 10-0 in five innings before falling 4-2 in game two to Notre Dame (Ohio) on Sunday (March 26) at Duvall-Rosier Field in Fairmont, W.Va.
FIRST ALERT: Heavy Wind Gusts Last Throughout the Night
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - With the threat of torrential downpours and flooding from yesterday passed, we have seen extremely strong wind gusts that have downed power lines and trees as well as blown roofs off of buildings. There have been thousands of outages reported statewide and that number looks to continue to rise until the gusts calm down tomorrow. We will see high-pressure build-in tomorrow that will leave us with clear skies and much calmer winds, but for now we will have the Wind Advisory in effect until at least 8pm tonight.
Harrison County Elks hosts kids Easter Extravaganza
The Harrison County Elks and Thin Line Graphics teamed up Sunday to host a fun afternoon Easter Extravaganza for the kids at Elks Lodge in Anmoore.
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...
Clarksburg League for Service Announces Leadership for 89th Year as Terry Brewer to Serve as President
The Clarksburg League for Service is proud to announce its President, Terry Brewer. Terry will be serving the League during its 89th year of service to Harrison County. She will be supported by Lacey Ross as Vice President; Marla Ferree as Treasurer; Gloria Lynch as Assistant Treasurer and Donna Elsey as Recording Secretary.
Outage might prevent 911 calls for some, Harrison County OEM says
The Harrison County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) announced that an outage may prevent cell phone users with certain providers from making emergency phone calls.
Child care crisis looms in West Virginia as subsidy change could force low-income parents out of workforce
Holland Cole, 3, molds Play-Doh at Cubby's Child Care Center in Bridgeport. Photo by Dan Lawton. This story was originally published by Mountain State Spotlight. Get stories like this delivered to your email inbox once a week; sign up for the free newsletter at https://mountainstatespotlight.org/newsletter. It’s already hard to find...
Hot property: Lava Rock House in Fairmont erupts with history, memories and unique style
FAIRMONT — Every good house has at least one good legend attached. And according to the telling for this one, a certain WVU basketball great known for his impulsive highjinks, may have. You have reached content available exclusively to Dominion Post subscribers.
Eleven Dogs Die Due to Reynoldsville Structure Fire
According to the Harrison County 911 Media Log, a structure fire in Harrison County Thursday evening sadly resulted in the death of 11 dogs. Emergency responders were alerted to the blaze in the Reynoldsville area at 8:02 p.m. and by the time of their arrival it was too late to save the dogs. The fire took place on Victory Lane.
Fairmont hosts 2023 Mountain State History Expo
The Marion County Historical Society hosted the 2023 Mountain State History Expo at the Marion County Courthouse Saturday.
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