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A fairy tale with an unusual twist

Posted: Monday, Nov 30th, 2015
GRAFTON - One day, the feathered heroine, "The Little Red Hen", has a hankering for … pizza! Yes, pizza. She attempts to recruit the help of her neighbors: duck, dog, and cat. "Who'll run to the store and get me some flour?" read AmeriCorps VISTA Lakyn Arrick to the preschoolers at the Taylor County Public Library last

Project Lifesaver certification

Posted: Friday, Nov 27th, 2015
GRAFTON, Susie is a five-year-old girl with autism. She traveled to Taylor County to attend a wedding with her mother. During the reception at Valley Falls Recreation Center, Susie was playing outside with some children when she decided that she wanted to get her doll out of her mother's car. She told the kids that she was

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

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