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Monday, November 23, 2015
American Consumers at Risk
of Being Scammed
During the Holidays
A new AARP survey reveals that a large percentage of America consumers ages 18+ intend to engage in risky behaviors that could put them squarely in the sights of holiday con-artists looking to take their money—through everything from charitable giving scams to gift card and shipping cons.
Packs Of Plenty
Helps Over 300
Ritchie County Children
By Debbie Frederick
The Packs Of Plenty program prepared 310 food sacks on Wednesday, November 18 to distribute to Ritchie County students for Thanksgiving break. Packs of Plenty is an effort to provide nutritious food items and snacks for school-age children to take home during school breaks, who would otherwise be receiving a school lunch.
Decrease In WV’s Public School Enrollment Speeds Up
By Ryan Quinn; Charleston Gazette-Mail
West Virginia’s public school student enrollment dropped nearly 2,760 students from last school year to this one, more than double the declines in the past two years, according to data released last week by the state Department of Education.
It’s the biggest one-year decrease in about 15 years…
Scott Cain Music
Noon to 2:00 p.m. NBSP Lodge
7:00 p.m. Ritchie County Library Harrisville
Fall Story Hour
10:30 a.m. Ritchie County Library Harrisville.
Polar Plunge Challenge
8:30 a.m. Rocky Hoover Boat Ramp, North Bend Lake, Harrisville.
Harrisville VFD Christmas Parade
5:00 p.m. Lineup, Oakwood
6:00 p.m. Parade on Main Street
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