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Constitution Day is an educational experience

Posted: Monday, Sep 22nd, 2014
GRAFTON - Marsha Slaven worked hard once again this year to pull together another tremendous Constitution Day Program. With City Council Chambers nearly filled with Grafton High School's AP Government students, local dignitaries, business owners and citizens, Taylor County celebrated the anniversary of the Constitution's signing.
Jason C. Pizatella, Esquire, Deputy Chief of Staff to West Virginia Governor

Barnes named cemetery director

Posted: Friday, Sep 19th, 2014
PRUNTYTOWN, The West Virginia National Cemetery in Pruntytown has a new director.
Brian Keith Barnes became the new director August 25, after graduating from The National Cemetery Director Intern Program out of Missouri.
Barnes held a position as Cemetery Representative at the Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery for a year and before that he was a representative at

Bearcats worthy of honor bestowed

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 17th, 2014
GRAFTON, Bearcat Country Festivities were alive and well Friday evening as the Bearcats enjoyed a home field advantage over the South Harrison Hawks. In addition to excitement surrounding the game, several Bearcats were inducted into the Taylor County Hall of Fame. Friday night's inductions included Allan "Big Al" Devart, Kenneth "Ken" Godwin, Coach Mike Skinner, Rebecca "Becky Summers, Rear

Old Glory flies at half-staff

Posted: Monday, Sep 15th, 2014
GRAFTON - Members of law enforcement, fire departments and the emergency squad were joined by military personnel Thursday evening for a ceremony remembering the bombings that took place on September 11, 2001.
Mistress of Ceremonies Barb Robison directed the event. Mayor G. Thomas Bartlett III read the city's proclamation, while the guest speaker for the occasion was the new

And the train won

Posted: Friday, Sep 12th, 2014
FLEMINGTON - While responding to a domestic dispute in the Flemington area, Deputy Gowen traveled across Buck Run and made a right onto Simpson Road, heading toward Flemington Elementary School. Not being familiar with the railway crossing in that area, Deputy Gowen followed the blacktop to the left, instead of the roadway. Deputy Gowen stopped his Dodge Durango

Downtown Grafton was buzzing

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 10th, 2014
GRAFTON, The First Friday's event in downtown Grafton had a variety of activities, entertainment and fun to offer its guests.
The International Mother's Day Shrine hosted Teacher's Appreciation Tea where they offered activities for the whole family.
There were massages offered and a Mary Kay display for guests to try samples. Jennifer Murray with the 4-H and the Taylor County

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