HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — Billy Joe Taylor, 41, Elizabeth, was scheduled to appear July 9 in Ritchie County Circuit Court on a preliminary hearing to revoke bond, but failed to show.

HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — The Ritchie County Commission started the job of earmarking American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) money during a brief meeting June 29 to wrap up the fiscal year.


HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — A saying goes, “The older the violin, the sweeter the sound,” and the same might be said of friendship.

HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — The Town of Harrisville Police Department has hired a new patrolman, one that comes with training and experience.


HARRISVILLE, W.Va. – Kerry Murphy was welcomed as the newest member of the Ritchie County Economic Development Authority Board when the group met  July 1.

HARRISVILLE, W.Va. – Two 2021 McCoy Miller ambulances were delivered to the Ritchie County Ambulance Authority (RCAA) on Monday, June 21 – one year after placing the order.

HARRISVILLE, W.Va. – Ritchie County Superintendent of Schools Jim Brown presented the American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ARP ESSERF) plan and budget overview when the Ritchie County Board of Education met Tuesday, June 22.  

HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — Robert G. Ferrell, 28, Parkersburg, was charged with domestic battery by Cpl. S. E. McCullough, West Virginia State Police.

ELLENBORO, W.Va. — Colton E. Smith, 40, Pennsboro, was charged with third-offense driving revoked for DUI (a felony) when he was pulled over on Thursday, June 17.

ELLENBORO, W.Va. — On June 22, law enforcement officers, along with Home Confinement Officer Jerry Duelley, went to a residence on Pike Road in Ellenboro for a home confinement check on Chrystal D. Knighten, 28.

PENNSBORO, W.Va. — Jeremy W. Hilkey, 21, Ellenboro, and Austin H. Flanigan, 27, Pennsboro, were both charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor, after a missing juvenile was found in their company following a party.

HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — On Sunday, June 20, Dep. N. D. Mossor and Cpl. K. L. Barnes, Ritchie County Sheriff’s Department, were dispatched to a possible suicidal threat at a residence on Mellin Ridge in Harrisville.

HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — Harrisville Elementary School, while normally quiet in the Summer months, is ringing once again with children’s voices.


ELLENBORO, W.Va. – The Town of Ellenboro declared June 14, 2021, as “Olivia Cress Day” and Mayor Steve Lewis read the proclamation to open the June 14 Town Council meeting.

HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — Opening a new business during a pandemic may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but that’s the dream of three young women from Glenville.

HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — Desean Tolley, 25, Charleston, was set to be sentenced in Ritchie County Circuit Court on June 8 on one count of soliciting a minor via computer and one for use of obscene matter with intent to seduce a minor.

HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — The Ritchie County Prosecutor’s office has released a list of indictments handed down by the June session of the Grand Jury.

HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — Bill Dawson, Pastor of St. Luke’s United Methodist Church in Harrisville, presented plans for the 2021 celebration of Heroes’ Day to the Ritchie County Commission when it met June 10.

HARRISVILLE, WV – Procedure changes for the upcoming school year were highlighted by Superintendent Jim Brown when the Ritchie County Board of Education met Monday, June 7.

HARRISVILLE, WV – The Ritchie County Economic Development Authority board members were reminded by Executive Director Steve Parks that the organization is always looking for new members and funding sources.

DODDRIDGE COUNTY, W.Va. — Daniel Aaron Long, 39, Greenwood, WV, had his home confinement revoked in Doddridge County for failing to take his tracking device with him when he left the residence.