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Tomorrow is Lizard Lick day in Grafton

Posted: Friday, Aug 22nd, 2014
GRAFTON, Thanks to the efforts of Steve Phillips of Lizard's Wrapz and Signs, Lizard Lick Towing & Recovery is coming to Grafton tomorrow. Lizard Lick Towing & Recovery, as seen on TruTV, is a reality show and a towing and repossession company located in Lizard Lick, North Carolina just outside of Raleigh, North Carolina. The Livin' The Lizard Life Event

Veterans over 85 celebrate together

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 20th, 2014
GRAFTON, Chairman and Vice-Commander of VFW Post 3081 Dale Zinn, organized the First Annual Veterans Over 85 birthday celebration.
52 veterans were invited to the event that took place at the VFW Post 3081 Saturday evening.
"I would like to have this celebration carry on each year," shared Zinn.

Like it had never left

Posted: Monday, Aug 18th, 2014
PRUNTYTOWN, Carnival music, laughter, smiling faces and the smell of fresh fries, pizza and caramel apples filled the hills last week, as the Taylor County Fair made its way back into the county and our hearts.
"It was like it had never left," shared one attendee.
Stay tuned, as the Mountain Statesman will be providing pictures and results from

Back to school bash and a new library

Posted: Friday, Aug 15th, 2014
Anna Jarvis Elementary School sponsored a Back to School Block Party Wednesday.
..."You are never bored when you have a book in your hand," noted Bruner.
...The school was grateful to Rite-Aid, Grafton KFC, Save-A-Lot, McDonalds, Wal-Mart, Hometown Hotdogs, Blueville Go-Mart and Family Dollar for being major contributors to the celebration.

Vacated corridors and empty rooms wage war for continued survival

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 13th, 2014
GRAFTON - Emergency crews on scene stated that the fire was started on the third floor. Since there are no utilities connected to the building, the consensus was unanimous, the fire was set.
Crews from Grafton's Volunteer Fire Department were on scene first and worked quickly to quench the blaze. Soon thereafter, other Taylor County departments

A whole new world for Gunner

Posted: Monday, Aug 11th, 2014
GRAFTON, The Grafton Rotary Club donated $1,800 Wednesday afternoon to Variety's "My Bike" Program. The "My Bike" Program provides adaptive bikes to children with disabilities who meet the eligibility guidelines. The program services children within 10 counties in West Virginia and 15 in Western Pennsylvania.
Eligible youth must be a resident in Barbour, Doddridge, Harrison, Marion, Marshall,

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