Posted: Monday, May 4th, 2015
GRAFTON, Dragon's Den Martial Arts hosted Rumble on the River 2 "After Shock" Karate Tournament on Saturday, April 25 at Grafton High School.
"Rumble on the River 2 was a huge success, with 200 competitors, that's 50 more than last year," shared Sensei Eric Swick. "My tournament is part of a five-tournament circuit called the Warriors ...more
Posted: Friday, May 1st, 2015
GRAFTON, The BOE recognized several students from Taylor County Middle School (TCMS) at their April 21 meeting.
TCMS Special Education-Gifted teacher Mrs. Danielle Barcus, presented a student team to the board, which earned the title of "Best in State" in the third Verizon Innovative App Challenge, a national competition in which students designed a mobile application concept that ...more
Posted: Wednesday, Apr 29th, 2015
GRAFTON - Sunday evening a new Spirit of Grafton Queen was crowned. Amber Nichole Shirk, a 17-year-old from Petersburg, won the crown and will go on to represent the Sprit of Grafton Festival at the West Virginia Association of Fairs and Festivals pageant in January, 2016.
This is the first time the pageant has been held since ...more
Posted: Friday, Apr 24th, 2015
GRAFTON, Wednesday afternoon the student body at Anna Jarvis Elementary was treated to a talent show with twenty-acts that included singing, magic tricks, hula-hoops, karate, and much more. Principal Heather Mugnano shared with the student assembly that the students performing in the talent show, "had practiced, and practiced, and practiced to do their very best."
The show ...more
Posted: Wednesday, Apr 22nd, 2015
GRAFTON - Anyone traveling through Grafton Saturday night probably saw something that hasn't been seen in downtown Grafton for nearly a century. The First Annual Parlor Car Gala was held in the B&O Depot on East Main Street. Flappers, zoot suits, wingtips, and fedoras all made a comeback as the 1920s themed evening got underway. All proceeds ...more