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Police Seek County Man Wanted on 8 Charges; Domestic Violence on List

By Connect-Bridgeport Staff September 16, 2014 7:00 AM EST in News

The Harrison County Sheriff's Department is searching for John Michael Pratt, who is facing eight charges. The 44-year...

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County Commission Seeks Second Appraisal on Charles Pointe TIF District

Posted on September 17, 2014

In a special Tuesday meeting of the Harrison County Commission, concerns regarding an appraiser that was hired for the TIF...

Bob Greer Named New Mayor, while Matheny Gets Recorder Spot; Familiar Name to Fill Vacant City Council Seat

Posted on September 16, 2014

Bridgeport officially has a new Mayor, City Recorder and member of City Council. At a special meeting of the city&rsqu...

The Gavin Morris Story Through Eyes of his Mom in this Heartwarming Video

Posted on September 16, 2014

The Bridgeport community still remembers the beautiful fight put up by young Gavin Morris, a youngster the city adopted as...

W.Va.’s 30th State Superintendent Begins His Tenure

Posted on September 16, 2014

Newly appointed state Superintendent of Schools Michael Martirano officially became West Virginia’s 30th state s...

Golf Tournament that Raised Nearly $2 million Coming to Pete Dye Next Week

Posted on September 16, 2014

For nearly a decade Dominion Resources has sponsored the Dominion Charity Golf Tournament and to-date has raised nearl...

FSU Athletics and NCWV Airport Having Social Media Contest, Winner Goes to Orlando

Posted on September 16, 2014

Fairmont State University Athletics is teaming with the North Central West Virginia (CKB) Airport to give one lucky fa...

Former First Lady Shelley Moore Passes at 88; Funeral Arrangements Listed

Posted on September 16, 2014

On Monday, the funeral arrangements were announced for former West Virginia First Lady Shelley Moore, who was the wife of...

Council to Decide on Who to Name Mayor, Add to Governing Body Tuesday

Posted on September 15, 2014

When Bridgeport City Council meets Tuesday evening in a special session, the regular agenda will be a one-trick pony....

2009 BHS Alum Brittany Valdez Honored at White House for Creation of TapToTalk Smartphone App

Posted on September 15, 2014

As Bridgeport High School alum Brittany Valdez can attest, one thing can lead to another – and when you delve into a...

Man Crashes Vehicle into Area Restaurant; Flown to Ruby Memorial

Posted on September 15, 2014

Area police are investigating an accident this morning in Barbour County where a vehicle apparently drove into the bac...

Bridgeport High School Marching Band Scores Well in Saturday's Oil and Gas Expo; Performs Tonight at Band Spectacular

Posted on September 15, 2014

The Bridgeport High School Marching Band is in full swing. Just back from Saturday’s Oil and Gas Festival in...

City Water Department Starts 4-Week Hydrant Flushing, Maintenance Program

Posted on September 15, 2014

Bridgeport Water Department workers will continue the city’s fire hydrant flushing and maintenance program today...

Sunday Evening Wreck Occurs at Walmart Entrance

Posted on September 15, 2014

An evening accident on Route 58 in Anmoore at the Walmart entrance involved two vehicles and was reported to Harrison...

Locals Say Saturday's "Color Me Rad" 5K Was a Blast

Posted on September 14, 2014

Saturday’s 5K at Morgantown’s Mylan Park was a blast – in more ways than one. During th...

Four BMS Students Attend Governor's School for Math and Science

Posted on September 14, 2014

A handful of BMS eighth graders are likely setting the standard for this year’s math and science curriculum. Laiken...
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