Ridgeway School District Virtual Learning

Ridgeway Board of Education chooses to switch to virtual instruction next week

The Ridgeway R-5 Board of Education and administration has chosen to switch to virtual instruction next week. Superintendent Jonnie Beavers announces guidance from the Harrison County Health Department, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Department of Elementary and Secondary Education helped them make the decision to not hold in-person classes September 8th through September […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response

Cainsville and Ridgeway schools report cases of COVID-19

Harrison County Health Department is providing notice regarding positive cases of COVID-19 at the Cainsville and Ridgeway schools According to the health department office, Cainsville R-1 school has one staff member with COVID-19, and the Ridgeway R-5 school has one student with COVID-19. Following discussions with the health department, the Cainsville School District reports via […]

Arrest

Ridgeway man accused of DWI by Highway Patrol

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Ridgeway man in Harrison County the night of Friday, August 11th on multiple allegations. Forty-one-year-old Ronald Gibson was accused of the felonies of driving while intoxicated—chronic offender and no valid license—third or subsequent offense. He was also accused of misdemeanor endangering the welfare of a child—second degree. […]

MSHP Cruiser and Boat

Ridgeway man arrested on drug allegations

A Ridgeway resident was arrested late Monday night in Harrison County. The highway patrol reports 36-year-old Daniel Corrigan Junior has been accused of possession of a controlled substance, listed as methamphetamine; unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia – alleged prior offender; as well as no insurance and no seat belt use while driving. Corrigan was taken […]

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Ridgeway woman injured in crash on Highway 69

A Ridgeway resident was injured on Thursday when the pickup she was driving traveled off Highway 69 in Harrison County and overturned when it struck an embankment five miles north of Bethany. Twenty-two-year-old Brittany Jennings received minor injuries and declined treatment at the scene but told officers she would seek medical attention later. The pickup […]

Grundy Electric Foundation

GEC Community Foundation awards nearly $8,000 in grants

The Trustees of the GEC Community Foundation have awarded 15 grants totaling $7,962.50. All grants are funded by member donations called “Operation Round-Up” where members voluntarily round up their utility bills each month to fund grants to eligible entities. Education grants were awarded to North Harrison School District, Eagleville; South Harrison R-II School District, Bethany; […]