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“It’s hard to learn when you’re hungry!”

Posted: Monday, Aug 31st, 2015
PRUNTYTOWN - Jerry Miller, his wife Ruth Ann, and Pastor Fred Guidi from the Good Shepherd Methodist Church came before the Taylor County Board of Education last Tuesday evening to share with them a new, and much needed program for one of the local elementary schools. The program? The Fetterman United Methodist Church/Anna Jarvis Elementary School Back Pack

Metzgar Cold Justice episode airs tonight

Posted: Friday, Aug 28th, 2015
GRAFTON - Cold Justice recently brought five van loads of staff to Taylor County to help with the investigation of Metzgar murdering her husband, Benjamin Adam Cooper. Since Cold Justice is not just a TV series, but a group of crime investigatiors, the group, as well as, local officials, worked very hard to keep their visit to Taylor County

Bearcats vs Colts in Arch Coal’s “Coal Bowl”

Modified: Wednesday, Aug 26th, 2015
GRAFTON - The annual football rivalry between the Grafton Bearcats and the Philip Barbour Colts has ratcheted up a notch, or twelve. Arch Coal's Leer Mine Complex has thrown down the gauntlet to their sister complex, Sentinel Mine in Philippi, in true Bearcat fashion.
The Arch Coal facilities will award two $1,500 scholarships to the MVP from each

Samantha Metzgar arraigned Friday

Posted: Monday, Aug 24th, 2015
GRAFTON, A not-guilty plea was entered by the honorable Judge Alan D. Moats for Samantha Erin (Price) Metzgar during her arraignment Friday morning. The grand jury met on Thursday, finding that there was probable cause in the case against Metzgar.
Metzgar is charged with the first degree murder of her husband, Benjamin Adam Cooper, in the Boothsville area

Grafton National Cemetery repairs continue

Posted: Friday, Aug 21st, 2015
GRAFTON - Most of us are used to seeing each of Taylor County's National Cemeteries in pristine condition, but we often forget that it takes a lot of work to keep them looking like something from a postcard.
Visitors to the Grafton National Cemetery this past weekend were shocked to see a section of the cemetery without sod, while

Spirit of ‘45 remembrance

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 19th, 2015
GRAFTON - The Spirit of ‘45 Celebrations conducted in Taylor County this past Sunday were made even more memorable, as two of the Taylor County Honor Guard members are World War II Veterans. The Spirit of ‘45 Celebration was organized as a way to memorialize the end of World War II, and express a deep appreciation to each of

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