4 people charged after series of controlled buys in Ritchie County
Four people have been charged following a series of controlled meth buys in Ritchie County.
Local grocery store will give free dinners to veterans and their spouses
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - Shop ‘n Save in Harrisville, W.Va. will be giving back to their local community the best way a grocery store knows how, with food. The store will be giving away a free meal that includes pulled pork, baked potato and more. Store manager, Duane Adams says he feels that it is almost his duty to give back to the veterans of the community for what they sacrificed for us.
First Responders Pay Respect to Fallen State Trooper Cory Maynard on I-79 Transport to Donate Organs
Editor's Note: For those wondering why traffic on parts of Interstate 79 saw exit and on ramps blocked off briefly around 1:30 p.m. Saturday, it was due to to the transport of the body of State Trooper Sgt. Cory Maynard. Bridgeport was part of the group involved, including Mayor Andy Lang who was part of the group honoring him standing on the bridge crossing the interstate along Route 50. Photos provided by Bridgeport's Kim Spellman. First photo shows the DNR Police at the Saltwell exit, while the Bridgeport Fire Department show their respect at the Jerry Dove Drive bridge crossing I-79. Photo of Maynard courtesy of the State Police.
Lengthy investigations lead to 4 arrests on drug charges
RITCHIE COUNTY, W.Va (WDTV) - A total of four people have been charged after two lengthy investigations in Ritchie County. Members of the Ritchie County Sheriff’s Office and a Confidential Informant, or CI, made a total of five controlled purchases of drugs in May following two investigations that spanned several months, according to a criminal complaint.
Lewis County Baseball battling it out for the State Semifinals for the first time since 1986
Charleston, W.Va.— The Generals as the one seed welcoming Lewis county as the four seed. In the bottom of the first, wasting no time to put points on the board, Dylan Kuhl flies one out to right field. It’s caught for the out, but it gets the job done because it gives the runner on […]
2 conspired in Gypsy drive-by shooting, complaint alleges
The two people arrested Wednesday in connection to a drive-by shooting that happened in Gypsy, Harrison County last month are accused of conspiring in the lead-up to the deed, according to a criminal complaint.
St. Marys woman talks about impact of BACF Game
ST. MARYS, W.Va. (WTAP) - “I don’t know necessarily if the young boys really know what it’s about,” Tessy Carr said. “They just want to play football. But it really means a lot to people who are affected by someone in their family that has cystic fibrosis.”
SIGNING: Corey Boulden Begins Trek to Pioneers
LOST CREEK, W.Va (WDTV) - Corey Boulden has chosen his next step for college - and has now signed his letter of intent to play for the Glenville State Pioneers. Boulden, a starter every year for the South Harrison Hawks, will move just minutes down the road to play for the Pioneers in 2023.
Clarksburg Summer a Concert Series Begins Saturday, June 3rd
The summer concert series is set to begin on Saturday, June 3rd (6pm-9pm) at the Clarksburg Amphitheater off of Clarksburg Square Rd. “We are excited to ANNOUNCE, Summer Concert Series Season is among us! We have top-notch performers COMING YOUR WAY! As well as some of our favorite food trucks returning! Join the fun every other week and join us at the amphitheater.” The schedule can be seen below:
The top 10 places people in Ritchie County are looking to buy homes
Stacker compiled statistics about where people in Ritchie County are looking to buy homes using cross-market demand and monthly inventory data from Realtor.com.
Clarksburg 5k raises funds for dancers to go to Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
A 5k walk/run fundraiser was held in Clarksburg Saturday morning to raise money for a group of young dancers so they can make it to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
FIRST ALERT: June kicks off with hot temperatures and little precipitation
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - The counties of Ritchie, Doddridge, Lewis, Gilmer, and Braxton are likely to see 2 days in a row of 90+ degree heat. The best ways to stay safe in excessive heat is to stay in an air-conditioned room, keep hydrated, and avoid strenuous activities. Temperatures will steadily cool after Saturday, back to the 70s next week. Watch Kayla Smith’s forecast for more details.
Cartoon Headquarters Fun Zone to host Family Fun Extravaganza in Clarksburg
CLARKSBURG, W.Va (WDTV) - Cartoon Headquarters Fun Zone is hosting what they call the Family Fun Extravaganza on Saturday at Clarksburg City Park. The extravaganza will feature inflatables, vendors, crafts, food trucks, and much more. The money earned at the event will be going toward the WVU Children’s Hospital. Jazmine Capicola, assistant director of the Family Fun Extravaganza, says this is a good way for the community to have fun, while also raising money for a good cause.
‘Birdeye Bend’ Section Of W.Va. Mountain Rides Tourism Project Dedicated
Another section of West Virginia’s Mountain Rides MotorTrail is now marked for touring. The Birdeye Bend section of the four statewide tourism loops extends more than 170 miles through Morgantown, Elkins and Clarksburg. It is known by West Virginia guides as Mountaineer Country. At a dedication ceremony along the...
Civil complaint claims Clarksburg mayor, vice mayor, council violated open meeting rules
A Clarksburg resident has filed a civil complaint against the city and its mayor and vice mayor claiming a violation of West Virginia open meetings rules.
The Pleasants Power Station will remain operational through July
PLEASANTS COUNTY, W.Va. (WTAP) - The Pleasants Power Station was slated for deactivation by June 1 after over four decades of operation. A new development will keep the plant operational through July. As of yesterday, the plant’s status has been changed from “retired” to “mothballed.” That means the plant won’t...
Guitarist Steve Vai coming to West Virginia this summer
Guitarist Steve Vai announced tour dates for the North American portion of his Inviolate Tour, and he'll be stopping for one show in West Virginia.
UPDATE: Docs reveal new details in Harrison County drive-by shooting
GYPSY, W.Va (WDTV) - STORY UPDATE (6/1/23 at 11:35 a.m.) Three people have now been charged in connection to a Harrison County drive-by shooting. Troopers with the West Virginia State Police responded to the shooting on Friday, May 19. Court documents say witnesses told troopers a white car stopped in...
Safety precautions to remember when operating an ATV
Several ATV accidents that have happened in the area recently are a reminder that it is crucial to recognize and follow proper safety precautions when operating the vehicle.
Clarksburg’s first female City Manager to be sworn in later this month
CLARKSBURG, W.Va (WDTV) - The City of Clarksburg appointed the city’s first female City Manager in April, and she will be sworn in later this month. Tiffany Fell will fill the role vacated by Harry Faulk in April 2022 when she is sworn in on Monday, June 12 at 10 a.m. in the City Council Chambers in Clarksburg.
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