Posted: Friday, Mar 27th, 2015
GRAFTON, For two hours on Tuesday March 17, the students and faculty of Grafton High School showed off their scholastic, athletic, and technical achievements during the Spring 2015 Grafton High School Open House.
It didn't take long, as I toured the halls of my alma mater, escorted by Principal Dr. Findley, to realize that there was more to ...more
Posted: Wednesday, Mar 25th, 2015
GRAFTON - … What does Jessica Alba, Jennifer Aniston, Kobe Bryant, James Cagney, Bill Clinton, Elvis Presley, David Lee Roth, Madonna, Willie Nelson, Vladimir Putin, Theodore Roosevelt, and former Governor Bob Wise have in common? They each studied at least one form of martial arts. To say the list of those who have availed themselves of the benefits ...more
Posted: Monday, Mar 23rd, 2015
FLEMINGTON, For the third year, West Taylor Elementary students have spent the month of February showing just how much they love their furry friends. The annual campaign, appropriately named "We Love Our Pets", is dedicated to supporting the Taylor County Humane Society and Taylor County's People United for Rescue and Rehabilitation (P.U.R.R.) of West Virginia. The children brought ...more
Posted: Friday, Mar 20th, 2015
GRAFTON, Tuesday evening's regularly scheduled meeting of the Grafton City Council had a rather lengthy agenda, but topping the evening's discussion was the planning of The Spirit of Grafton Pageant. Pageant Director, Melissa Knotts and Co-Director, Jacki Morgan briefed council members on the status and needs of the upcoming pageant that hasn't been held in many years.
Posted: Wednesday, Mar 18th, 2015
FLEMINGTON, "With their snoots in the air, the Star-Bellies would sniff and they'd snort; ‘We'll have nothing to do with the Plain-Belly sort!", proclaimed the nine Flemington Elementary second-graders all decked out in their Star-Bellied Sneetches' attire during their performance to family and friends on Friday March 13. The second-grade classes at Flemington Elementary joined together to perform an ...more
Posted: Monday, Mar 16th, 2015
GRAFTON, One of the most grueling tasks of every educator's day is planning ahead for every class they teach. "Ugh, lesson plans!" Teachers, as well as others in the educational system, are masters at planning ahead. But are these masters of planning informed decision makers concerning the estates and how they will be leaving to their loved ones? ...more