HARRISVILLE, W.Va. – The Communities in Schools (CIS) liaisons were invited to speak at the Ritchie County Board of Education meeting Oct. 21.
ELLENBORO, W.Va. - Homecoming week has kicked off at Ritchie County High School, and will culminate Oct. 15 with the Rebel football team's home game against Webster County.
CAIRO, W.Va. – How to spend the American Rescue Plan (ARP) money and two upcoming town events were the center of discussion when the Cairo Council met Oct. 5.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. – In the early hours of Oct. 2, the community of Ritchie County endured a tragic loss. The Catholic Church, Christ our Hope, on Plum Alley, was destroyed by a fire that started in the attic.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. – Plans changed once again with the proposal put before the West Virginia School Building Authority to build two new elementary schools in Ritchie County, when the Ritchie County Board of Education met Sept. 27.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. – In the early morning hours of Oct. 2, thick smoke was reported as reaching as far as the historic district of Harrisville due to a large blaze at the Christ Our Hope Catholic Church on the corner of Main Street and Pullman Avenue.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. – The Town of Harrisville held a public meeting to give citizens a chance to ask questions or object to the water rate ordinance increase prior to the regular session Sept. 7.
ELLENBORO, W.Va. – A public hearing was formally opened by Ellenboro Council Sept. 13 to seek comments on the upcoming sewer rate ordinance; however, no one appeared to speak.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. – Harrisville Mayor Alan Haught is no stranger to small-town politics, having served the town in that office since 1983.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. – Demolition of the former Ritchie County Jail began Sept. 16 and continues this week as the old structure is being razed to make way for a new building.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va – For years before Rhonda Ireland was charged with embezzling funds, Regeneration, Inc., was hemorrhaging cash in excessive salaries and administrative expenses.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. – Angela Russo-Cress approached the Ritchie County Board of Education members for the second time during the recent meeting Sept. 13.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. – Ritchie County Sheriff Terry Snodgrass and Major Bryan Davis requested funds to equip the department with body cameras when the Ritchie County Commission met Sept. 9.
ELLENBORO, W.Va. – The Little Kanawha Conservation District, consisting of Calhoun, Ritchie, Roane, Wirt and Wood counties, had farmers recognized during the 75th annual banquet at the Ellenboro Municipal Center Aug 28.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. – Ritchie County schools have been ranked No. 8 in the State of West Virginia for performance and quality, and Smithville Elementary has the distinction of being ranked No. 1 for the entire state as the best elementary school.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. – It was a busy 24 hours in the Town of Harrisville, as Mayor Alan Haught proclaimed Heroes Day, along with the retirement of Police Chief Mark Lamp and the welcoming of the new chief, Bryan Casto.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. – Ritchie County Superintendent of Schools Jim Brown reaffirmed that there will not be a mask mandate inc county schools when the Board of Education met Aug. 9.
PENNSBORO, W.Va. – Several Pennsboro residents followed the invitation sent out by Mayor Robert Riggs to attend a special meeting on Aug. 12 to inform the public about the water project.
CAIRO, W.Va. – The Town of Cairo received the first half of American Rescue Plan funding in the amount of $56,049.58, and Hughes River Water Board has requested assistance for a needed 1 million gallon water storage tank, rehab of a 21-year-old 1 million gallon tank, and the demolishing and …
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. – Allison Crane was welcomed as the newest member of the Ritchie County Economic Development Authority’s Board of Directors and introductions were made at the Aug. 5 meeting.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. – Taylor Osborne was crowned 2021 Miss Ritchie County Aug. 9, and will reign over festivities this week during the Ritchie County Fair & Expo.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — Harold G. Gibson III, 46, Marietta, Ohio, was charged with knowingly possessing a controlled substance without a prescription June 8, after a court hearing on another matter.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — Perhaps it’s not the type of “family tradition” Hank Williams Jr. sang about, but the Scott family of Harrisville have one of which they are proud.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — Nikki S. Wyer, 34, Harrisville, was charged with two counts of Medicaid fraud (false claims) and one count of fraudulent schemes.
ELLENBORO, W.Va. — Ellenboro Floors has been a staple of the local community for 20 years, and now a new generation has taken over, eager to move the business into the future.
PENNSBORO, W.Va. — Teresa I. Hall, 29, Parkersburg, was charged with shoplifting (second offense) and conspiracy after Sgt. C. M. Snodgrass, West Virginia State Police, reviewed security footage from Ace Hardware in Pennsboro.
ELLENBORO, W.Va. – Chrystal Knighten, 28, Ellenboro, has been charged with destruction of property for allegedly cutting off and discarding her ankle monitor while on home confinement.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. – New COVID-19 guidelines for the summer and upcoming school year were discussed by the Ritchie County Board of Education July 12.
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.