Posted: Friday, Apr 24th, 2015
GRAFTON, Wednesday afternoon the student body at Anna Jarvis Elementary was treated to a talent show with twenty-acts that included singing, magic tricks, hula-hoops, karate, and much more. Principal Heather Mugnano shared with the student assembly that the students performing in the talent show, "had practiced, and practiced, and practiced to do their very best."
The show ...more
Posted: Wednesday, Apr 22nd, 2015
GRAFTON - Anyone traveling through Grafton Saturday night probably saw something that hasn't been seen in downtown Grafton for nearly a century. The First Annual Parlor Car Gala was held in the B&O Depot on East Main Street. Flappers, zoot suits, wingtips, and fedoras all made a comeback as the 1920s themed evening got underway. All proceeds ...more
Posted: Tuesday, Apr 21st, 2015
GRAFTON, There was some tough, honest talk about kids and drinking and drugs, Friday before last at the Taylor County Middle School and Grafton High School. And to understand where Chris Herren, a former NBA star whose profound drug addiction wrecked his basketball career, is today, you have to understand where he's been. Forthcoming and open about his ...more
Posted: Friday, Apr 17th, 2015
PLEASANT CREEK, At 6:05 a.m. Thursday morning, the Grafton Fire Department and the Taylor County Emergency Squad were alerted to a two-vehicle injury accident with entrapment on Route 119 South. The vehicles were located on Route 119 just north of Nuzum Road. No entrapment was found, but two patients from a 2002 VW Jetta were in need of emergency care. ...more
Posted: Wednesday, Apr 15th, 2015
HISTORIC LANDMARK REMOVED - Even after every support beam was cut, and every cable clipped, the old projection screen for the once Grafton Drive In stood strong. Charles Eskridge's crew at LARMATT Construction were hired by property owner James Henderson to remove the structure. Henderson feared that a strong gust of wind would catch the 70-plus-year structure and send ...more
Posted: Monday, Apr 13th, 2015
GRAFTON - All Aboard Grafton (formerly known as Turn This Town Around) has already had a busy spring, but event organizers have much more planned, according to team reports provided at the Thursday April 9 meeting at Jerry's Restaurant.
"It's one thing to hear about what is happening here in Grafton; and we've heard about it in ...more