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Two Arrested For Meth Lab in Clarksburg while a Third Person Escapes Custody

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | August 28, 2015 1:09 PM
On August 28, 2015, The Harrison County Sheriff's Department Street Crime and Drug Unit (SCAD) arrested two individuals and are seeking a third on felony charges in connection with operating a methamphetamine lab in their apartment at Oakm...
 

UPDATE: Harrison County Senior Center Cutting Food Service

By Local News | August 28, 2015 11:30 AM
UPDATE: On Wednesday we told you about the Harrison County Senior Citizen Board of Directors cutting it's food services. They decided to make the cut because it became too expensive to keep it going, but did say they might use the B...
 

School Superintendent says Bullying May Have Led to Hostage Situation

By Local News | August 28, 2015 11:00 AM
PHILIPPI, W.Va. — The superintendent of schools in Barbour County believes the reason a 14-year-old student held a classroom hostage with a gun may have been more complex than bullying, though it could have been a contributing factor....
 

YWCA Board Wants to Invest $250,000 in Improvements

By Local News | August 28, 2015 10:00 AM
The YMCA on Lowndes Hill in Clarksburg is in need of some major repairs. Director Max Francis said the YMCA is looking to invest $250,000 in repairs. "The funding is important for the survival of the YMCA the building is about 35 ye...
 

Three Arrested After Man Found Nearly Dead on Family's Front Porch

By Local News | August 28, 2015 8:00 AM
Terrance Hilliard, Zachary Hilliard and Kelsi Riddle Three people have been arrested in connection to the assault on Dustin Baldwin on Aug. 19 in the Stealey area of Clarks...
 

Ihlenfeld Working With Michigan Officials to Stop Michigan to West Virginia Drug Trafficki...

By Local News | August 28, 2015 7:00 AM
United States Attorney William Ihlenfeld, II, joined federal law enforcement leaders this week at a summit in Michigan to finalize plans for an initiative designed to enhance interstate collaboration in order to slow the southward f...
 

Local Democrats Receive Email from President Obama Seeking Donations to Protect Planned Pa...

By Mike Queen | August 28, 2015 6:00 AM
In a move that has surprised and bothered many Harrison County Democrats, the National Democrat Party has recruited President Barack Obama to help raise funds to lobby Congress to protect Planned Parenthood.   On Thursday afte...
 

ALERT: Scammers Posing as State Police

By Local News | August 27, 2015 12:00 PM
5 News has gotten word of a new scam that is impacting area residents. According to The West Virginia State Police, citizens are receiving calls that show the Detachment's phone number 304-285-3200 on their Caller ID.   Click h...
 

WVU Implements "Student Suicide Awareness" Strategy

By Local News | August 27, 2015 11:00 AM
The West Virginia University Carruth Center for Psychological and Psychiatric Services is in the process of implementing a comprehensive communication and outreach plan equipping students with the necessary resources and support to cope with depre...
 

With Hundreds Being Laid Off Locally, Natural Gas Industry Decline Expected to Continue

By Local News | August 27, 2015 10:00 AM
Following months of steady increases, shale gas production across the nation might see a drop for the first time next month.   In its latest “Drilling Production Report,” the U.S. Energy Information Administration...
 
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