HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — The Ritchie County Board of Education discussed the 2023-24 school calendar at the Monday, Jan. 23, meeting, along with providing consent for Ritchie County Middle School to organize a PTO (Parent-Teacher Organization).
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — Defendants appearing in Ritchie County Circuit Court through Jan. 19-20, pled guilty to charges filed against them, while having others dismissed due to agreement arrangements.
PENNSBORO, W.Va. — Resident Clayton Stephens approached Pennsboro Council about safety at the corner of 103 Masonic Ave. when the group met on Jan. 16. He asked that a yield sign be placed to make people pay more attention.
ELLENBORO, W.Va. — The Ellenboro Council conducted an abbreviated meeting to start the new year on Jan. 9 as a few members were absent and not much business had transpired since the last gathering.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — Ryan Holcomb, Thrasher Group, and Harrisville Council discussed the town’s upcoming sewer project when the first meeting of the year convened on Jan. 10.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — Matt Carpenter’s letter of resignation as head coach of the Lady Rebel volleyball team and assistant coach of the Rebel baseball program was submitted when the Ritchie County Board of Education met on Jan. 9.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — Sheriff Terry Snodgrass explained to the Ritchie County Commission that his staff was down two positions, and he asked to hire a new deputy when the group convened on Jan. 12.
CAIRO, W.Va. — Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Council (MOVRC) Project Manager Brad Morris attended the Cairo Council meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 3, and announced that the Governor’s office approved a congressional match of $750,000 for the town’s water project.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — In the first meeting of the New Year, the Ritchie County Economic Development Authority received information on how West Virginia University-Parkersburg works with local companies to educate students and prepare them for careers.
PENNSBORO, W.Va. — Pennsboro mayor Robert Riggs announced that 85 percent of the lights at Myles Stadium had been replaced when Pennsboro Council met for their final meeting of 2022 on Monday, Dec. 19.
SMITHVILLE, W.Va. — Ritchie Regional Health Center (RRHC) team members gathered alongside Smithville Elementary students, teachers and staff for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the school’s new wellness center on Monday, Dec. 19.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — Ritchie County High School teacher Ellie Windom gave a presentation about the 2024 Education First (EF) Summer trip to Ireland, Scotland and England when the Ritchie County Board of Education conducted its final meeting of the current year on Monday, Dec. 12.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. – Harrisville Council conducted a public meeting prior to the regular session on Tuesday, Dec. 13, to hear concerns regarding the increased sewer rates; however, no residents were in attendance.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — In what was perhaps the shortest meeting of the Ritchie County Commission this year, lasting less than one hour on Thursday, Dec. 8, several items were still reviewed and approved during that time.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — The Ritchie County Economic Development Authority (EDA) held its final meeting of 2022 on Thursday, Dec. 1, at the General Thomas Harris School Museum, Harrisville.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — April Haught’s first Board of Education meeting in her role as the new interim Superintendent of Ritchie County Schools was Monday, Nov. 14.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — The Harrisville Volunteer Fire Department annual Christmas parade is scheduled for this Saturday, Nov. 26.
PENNSBORO, W.Va. — Pennsboro Council met Monday, Nov. 14, to discuss the status of ongoing and upcoming projects in the city.
ELLENBORO, W.Va. — Ellenboro Council conducted the second reading and public meeting concerning an ordinance setting rates, fees and services to the town when the group met Monday, Nov. 14.
Harrisville, W.Va. - The Ritchie County Sheriff’s Tax Office has released new information on the delinquent real estate taxes/liens sold during the State Auditor’s Certified Land Sale.
Harrisville, W.Va. – Ritchie County Commissioner Stephen Worden tenured his resignation at a special meeting on Monday morning, Aug. 29, which was accepted by the remaining Commissioners, Sam Rogers and Randall Riggs.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. – Alan Haught, Harrisville Mayor and head of Hughes River Water Board, gave Ritchie County Commissioners a brief report concerning the long-planned tank project.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — Representatives of the Alvin F. Daubenspeck III estate, along with attorneys John Butler and Richard Marsh, came before the Ritchie County Commission on Thursday, July 14, with a dispute that has been going on since their father’s death in 2017.
ELLENBORO, W.Va. – Ellenboro Town Council members assured the public that they are aware of problems at the sewer plant, and are working on a solution, when the group met Monday, May 9.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. – A report was received by the Ritchie County Commission on Thursday, May 12, from George Eidel, Doddridge County Office of Emergency Management and Floodplain Director, who has been acting as Ritchie County’s interim director after the abrupt departure of Jim White from t…
HARRISVILLLE, W.Va. – Steve Jones, newly-retired North Bend State Park Superintendent, says he spent more time in this small community than anywhere else in a well-traveled life.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. – Emergency Management Director and Floodplain Manager James White was relieved of his duties when the Ritchie County Commission met in special session on Tuesday, April 19.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. – The pending sale of Pine View Nursing and Convalescent Center has been suspended for the time being after the facility’s attorney, George Cosenza, filed a complaint for an injunction and declaratory judgment against Kiley Boggs, Successor Trustee, and Wesbanco Bank, Inc.…
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. – Representatives of the Ohio River Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross presented their annual report to the Ritchie County Commission on Thursday, April 14.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. – Drivers on McKinley Avenue, Harrisville, may have noticed a troubling sign announcing the upcoming auction and foreclosure sale of Pine View Nursing and Convalescent Home, a Ritchie County staple since 1941.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. – On Monday, March 7, Judge Timothy Sweeney granted an injunction allowing a Ritchie County high school student to play baseball at Williamstown High School in Wood County. The injunction will continue until such time as the case is decided on its merits administratively.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. – Ritchie County Commissioners agreed Thursday, March 10, to sign a Memorandum of Understanding regarding the settlement terms of the opioid litigation long in the works.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. – Although the second round of ARPA funding has not yet been received by Ritchie County, the Commission started the task of designating where it will go at the February 10 meeting.
RITCHIE COUNTY, W.Va. – In November 2020, voters approved a $4.63 million bond to replace Harrisville Elementary and Creed Collins Elementary in Pennsboro, and renovate the high school athletic facilities.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. – A six-person civil trial jury has awarded the Ritchie County Economic Development Authority $942,400 in damages against commercial developer Ronald Lane, Inc., of Clarksburg, W.Va., on a claim for wrongful trespass on its land.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. – Commissioners voted to accept a half-million dollar contract with Pickering Associates to design and supervise construction of a new judicial building when Ritchie County Commission met Thursday, Dec. 9.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. – Sheriff Terry Snodgrass requested funds for a new K-9 officer and introduced a new deputy when the Ritchie County Commission met Wednesday, Nov. 10.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. – The Communities in Schools (CIS) liaisons were invited to speak at the Ritchie County Board of Education meeting Oct. 21.