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Teamwork for Thanksgiving

Posted: Wednesday, Nov 25th, 2015
WEBSTER - This Thanksgiving day, 230 Taylor County families are going to have a blessed and full Thanksgiving table, thanks to Teamwork for Thanksgiving. The collaborative effort, fostered by the First Baptist Church, brought together churches, volunteers, and grocery stores to bring the spirit of Thanksgiving to life.
Volunteers from four different churches, ranging in age

Four-vehicle accident shuts down Rt 50

Posted: Monday, Nov 23rd, 2015
GRAFTON - A four-vehicle accident occurred on the George Washington Highway (Route 50 West) near Camp Towles Road just after 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 19.
The Grafton Fire Department arrived at a debris-strewn scene to find one car, two pickup trucks, and a utility truck involved. Two Taylor County Emergency Squad units responded and transported two

A donation of W.Va. history

Posted: Monday, Nov 23rd, 2015
GRAFTON, The world lost a "great, amazing, loving and caring guy", shared Emilee Zimmer, regarding the passing of her great-grandfather, George Basil Delaney, in October. But even though this well-loved man is no longer with us, his family continues the art of giving that they learned from him in his 90 years upon the earth.
George, a

Breakfast Du Jour for TCMS Penny Wars winners

Posted: Friday, Nov 20th, 2015
GRAFTON - The Rotary Club of Grafton sponsored Penny Wars at the Taylor County Middle School during the week of October 19. The goal? Raising funds for the total eradication of Polio!
Students raised over $3,000 during the week, claiming a "W" for TCMS and children worldwide who are still susceptible to this crippling disease.

Thornton VFD “shut down” by State Fire Marshal

Posted: Wednesday, Nov 18th, 2015
THORNTON, Thornton Volunteer Fire Department (VFD) Chief Dave Strader confirmed Tuesday morning that the West Virginia State Fire Marshal's Office "has temporarily shut down" the Thornton VFD.
Harrison County Bureau of Emergency Services Director Paul Bump confirmed that the 9-1-1 center was notified at 9:41 a.m., Tuesday morning, by Bradley Scott with the State Fire Marshal's Office, that

First Fridays ‘NOToberfest in November’

Posted: Monday, Nov 16th, 2015
GRAFTON, Last Friday evening was another good time to be chronicled in the All Aboard Grafton history books. Friends and family gathered together downtown to celebrate NOToberfest, enjoy some good food, and spend time socializing and catching up on all the community development news.

Veterans Day 2015 in Grafton, W.Va.

Posted: Friday, Nov 13th, 2015
GRAFTON - Being with the Mountain Statesman since the mid-90s, I have to say that I've never seen such a well-attended Veterans Day parade. It was known that several groups, including Rotary and All Aboard Grafton, were working hard to increase attendance, but who thought that they would respond the way they did?
Onlookers lined the sidewalk in front

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