Posted: Wednesday, Apr 1st, 2015
GRAFTON, Taylor County celebrated the retirement of a good friend and trusted magistrate last Thursday. Taylor County Magistrate Leonard Lucas concluded his service as magistrate last night at 11:59 p.m., with 26 years of service.
During a celebration held in the circuit court courtroom, Magistrate Rick Reese said, "Mr. Lucas, this is all about you."
Reese informed the ...more
Posted: Monday, Mar 30th, 2015
GRAFTON, Early Tuesday morning, Grafton Rotary Club members Lorraine Isner, President Dan Pauley, Ed Westfall, Kermit "Butch" Bias, and college student volunteer Raymond Isner, began an important mission; a mission to visit every third grade class in Taylor County, giving each student their very own personalized atlas.
The Grafton Rotary Club initially began this project with distributing dictionaries ...more
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.