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Help send a scout to Japan

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 22nd, 2014
BRIDGEPORT, Fifteen-year-old Ben Barber, has been busy mowing lawns this summer to raise money for a trip to Japan. 
Ben is a long-time member of Boy Scouts troop 40 out of Bridgeport, and is currently a Star Scout with a goal to become a Life Scout before he leaves for Japan July 28, through August 8, next year. He plans

Rosilee Anna (Nestor) Bartlett

Posted: Monday, Oct 20th, 2014
Rosilee Anna (Nestor) Bartlett, age 85 of Victory Avenue, Grafton, WV passed away Friday, October 17, 2014 at the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport.
She was born March 15, 1929 in Grafton, a daughter of the late Alonzo and Agnes (Criss) Nestor.
She is survived by her beloved husband of 68 years, Glenn Harmon "Garmie" Bartlett; one daughter, Dee B.

Once around the pot

Posted: Monday, Oct 20th, 2014
ROSEMONT, "Once around the pot, twice through the middle, this is how you stir the apple butter kettle," sang long-time member of the Bailey Memorial United Methodist Church, Betty Marks as she shared the "secrets" to making homemade apple butter with this staff writer.
Betty's daughter, Pamela Barber, and her family made the trip to Shanholtz Orchards in Romney, recently.

Walk for women

Posted: Friday, Oct 17th, 2014
GRAFTON,The annual Walk for Women event took place in downtown Grafton Saturday. Attendees walked for the memory of those that have lost their lives to cancer, and in honor of those that are currently fighting the battle.
38 walkers gathered, bringing with them a creative float, through Main Street, across Beech Street, circling around Bridge Street Bridge, and finally resting

Get on board little children

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 15th, 2014
GRAFTON, Mick Souter is well known in the state as the, "West Virginia's Bard of Education."
A well-known traveling storyteller, musician and poet for over 25 years, Mike performs at schools, parks and theaters state wide, sharing his talent for entertainment and education.
One of six shows he has performed many times, is titled, "All Aboard the Iron Horse."

SUV versus SUV late Friday morning

Posted: Monday, Oct 13th, 2014
MEADLAND, Emergency crews were working in high gear late Friday morning to clear the roadway of a two-vehicle accident that occurred at the intersections of Berry Run and US Route 50. When emergency crews arrived on scene, a white Chevy was in the roadway, while a blue Oldsmobile was over the embankment. As reported by Chief Deputy Robert

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