HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — The Ritchie County Fair & Expo pageants will be held June 10 at 2 p.m. at the Ritchie County 4-H Grounds Assembly Hall.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — Matt Freeland was welcomed as the newest member of the Ritchie County Economic Development Authority (EDA) Board during the group's June 1 meeting at North Bend State Park.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — Superintendent April Haught gave an athletic complex construction update at the Ritchie County of Education’s meeting on May 22, noting that the facility is almost complete.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — Mary Thornburgh, of Pennsboro, has been chosen to serve as Ritchie County Belle at the 2023 West Virginia State Folk Festival, held June 15-18.
PENNSBORO, W.Va. — Steve Buchanan, of the C.E.C., briefed Pennsboro Council on the sewer project’s status when the group met Monday, May 15.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — Several Mid-Ohio Valley water systems were included in a recent announcement of West Virginia utilities with detectable levels of PFAS compounds, and the Hughes River Water Board is among those named.PFAS are also known as "forever chemicals" because of the amount of tim…
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — The Ritchie County Commission voted on May 18 to approve Graecon, of Marietta, Ohio, as successful bidder for the future judicial complex.
ELLENBORO, W.Va. — Two months after Mayor Steve Lewis requested a $15,000 transfer of funds for use on the water/sewer project, he again asked for another $15,000 at the May 8 Ellenboro Council meeting.
Ritchie County High School’s graduation is slated for May 21 starting at 2 p.m.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — Ritchie County High School students were recognized as the 2023 LifeSmart state competition winners when the local Board of Education met on May 8.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — The vacation policy saw changes made when Ritchie County Commission met on May 11.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va — Executive Director Steve Parks gave the Ritchie County Economic Development Authority a homework assignment when the group met Thursday, May 4, at Thomas Harris Museum, Harrisville.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — Over a two-day period, a variety of bond modification and reduction hearings, plus sentencings and pleas were heard by Third Judicial Circuit Court Judge Tim Sweeney.
HARRISVILLE, W.V.a. — Ryan Holcomb of Thrasher Engineering attended the April 11 Harrisville Council meeting and reported the West Virginia Infrastructure and Jobs Council (IJDC) had approved the sewer project application.
PENNSBORO, W.Va. — Several upcoming projects were discussed at the April 18 Pennsboro Council meeting.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — April Haught, Superintendent of Schools, remains optimistic that Ritchie County will be able to host the Little Kanawha Conference track and field championships this season. She relayed details at the recent Ritchie County Board of Education meeting on April 18.
School metal detectors a worry for concerned grandparent; RCHS principal, superintendent reports given
ELLENBORO, W.Va. — Sandra Merritt, a concerned citizen and grandmother of a Ritchie County School District student, spoke in front of the local Board of Education during the April 11 meeting.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — Bids were awarded when Ritchie County Commission met on April 13.
ELLENBORO, W.Va. — Amanda Williamson was approved as town manager when Ellenboro Council met on April 10.
Cast and crew of American Pickers comes to Harrisville, marks third time History Channel show has filmed in West Virginia
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — After a long day of filming in Harrisville, American Pickers stars Mike and Robbie Wolfe spent part of their free time hunting for treasures at Arlo’s Antique Flea Market and Flower Barn this past weekend.Co-Owner Anita Richards showed the two brothers around the store a…
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — Ritchie Regional Health Center, Westbrook Health Services, and the Ritchie County Sheriff’s Office will partner up to host the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on April 21, from 12-3 p.m.
Equipment is ongoing problem for recycling center; WorkForce Development Board event slated for Wednesday at museum
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — A recycling center update was provided at the April 6 Ritchie County Economic Development Authority meeting by Commissioner Randall Riggs.
CAIRO, W.Va. — Cairo Council welcomed Skyler Wotring and team from the West Virginia State Auditor’s Office (WVSAO) to the April 4 meeting.
Two former Ritchie County High School band members have continued their love of music by participating at the next level in area college programs.
ELLENBORO, W.Va. — Ritchie County Board of Education members met March 27 at Ritchie County Middle School as part of the annual Local School Improvement Council (LSCIS) meetings.
PENNSBORO, W.Va. — Pennsboro Council met for its regular monthly meeting on March 20, a week after conducting a special public meeting to discuss sewer rate increases and approve the second reading of the new rates.
ELLENBORO, W.Va. — Ellenboro Council presented one new item on the agenda for the March 13 meeting and the remainder of time spent in session was a review of older business.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — The telemetry equipment for the Washburn/Pullman area as arrived, with a price tag of $32,000, as reported by Mayor Alan Haught at the March 14 Harrisville Council meeting.
PENNSBORO, W.Va. — A public hearing regarding the increase of sewer rates was followed by a special Pennsboro Council meeting on March 13. Also discussed was the budget for the current fiscal year.
SMITHVILLE, W.Va. — Smithville Elementary principal Casey Kerns welcomed the Ritchie County Board of Education superintendent Amy Haught and members to the school on March 13 for the annual Local School Improvement Council (LSIC) update, and she briefed attendants on the students’ progress t…
PENNSBORO, WVa. — The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) hosted a public meeting to discuss the preparation of an Environmental Assessment for the watershed rehabilitation of Bonds Creek Site 1 Dam on March 8 at the Pennsboro City Hall.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — A short list of appointments were on the March 9 agenda of the Ritchie County Commission.
CAIRO, W.Va. — Brad Morris presented good news to Mayor Gary Haugh and Cairo Council during the last town meeting on March 7.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — Melissa O’Brien, Executive Director of the Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Council (MOVRC) spoke to Ritchie County Economic Development Authority members on Thursday, Mar. 2.
Harrisville Elementary welcomes Board members; Haught chosen as superintendent, new term begins July 1
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — Principal Laura Snodgrass welcomed the Ritchie County Board of Education to Harrisville Elementary on Monday, Feb. 27, and gave a presentation on the progress of students throughout the current school year.
PENNSBORO, W.Va. — USDA’S Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is hosting a public meeting to discuss the preparation of an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Watershed Rehabilitation of Bonds Creek Site 1 Dam in Pennsboro.
PENNSBORO, W.Va. — Pennsboro Council extended appreciation to K-9 Dexter for his service to the community when the group opened its meeting met on Feb. 21. The four-legged police officer retired after 12 years in law enforcement.
CAIRO, W.Va. — Mid-Ohio-Valley Regional Council (MOVRC) Project Manager Brad Morris attended the Cairo Council meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 7, to update Mayor Gary Haugh and members on the waterline project status.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — Ryan Holcomb of Thrasher Group updated Harrisville Council on the status of the water tank and sewer projects when the group met Feb. 14.
ELLENBORO, W.Va. — Ryan Holcomb of Thrasher Group spoke to Council about the town’s water and sewer projects.
PENNSBORO, W.Va. — The Ritchie County Board of Education met at Creed Collins Elementary on its first stop of the tour of schools on Feb. 13.
CAIRO, W.Va. — Approximately 150 guests spent the evening satisfying their sweet tooth and supporting the North Bend State Park Foundation inside the lodge’s candle-lit Douglas Room.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — The Ritchie County Commission heard family members speak of two estates when the group met Thursday, Feb. 9.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — Two organizations, Ritchie County Family Services and Ritchie County Humane Society, were in attendance at the Ritchie County Commission meeting on Feb. 9 requesting funds to assist with operations.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — Bryan Casto was sworn in as Ritchie County Sheriff’s Department’s newest deputy on Feb. 3 as Third Judicial Circuit Judge Tim Sweeney gave the oath of office.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va — Lovebirds who are still looking for a unique date night experience for their valentine, or people who like to satisfy their sweet tooth, should head to North Bend State Park Lodge on Feb. 11 from 4-8 p.m.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — The status of the recycling center was discussed by the Ritchie County Economic Development Authority on Feb. 2 at the Thomas Harris Museum, Harrisville.Randall Riggs and Sam Rogers, who serve on the EDA Board and are also county commissioners on the Solid Waste Authorit…
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.
PENNSBORO, W.Va. — The Phase I water project was discussed at length when Pennsboro Council met on Jan. 16.