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You canít have a fair without funnel cakes and french fries!

Posted: Wednesday, Jul 23rd, 2014
PRUNTYTOWN - The sounds of screaming kids, rides and bells, and the smell of funnel cakes, french fries and horse manure are a few things Taylor County residents have been missing.
The Taylor County Fair announced that they will be back this year, and from the looks of the turn out at the Spirit of Grafton, they are ready to

North Central West Virginia Swimming Championship

Posted: Monday, Jul 21st, 2014
GRAFTON, The Grafton City Pool was filled with excitement and competition Friday and Saturday as it was the venue for the 2014 North Central West Virginia Swimming Championship Prelims. This is the first time the facility has had the opportunity to host such a competition.
Youth from 13 different teams, including Grafton's Gators, competed in the event. Opening

Farmers market is growing in Grafton

Posted: Friday, Jul 18th, 2014
GRAFTON, Grafton's Farmers Market set up in front of the Historic B&O Depot on Wednesday.
The market vendors were selling fresh produce, homemade appetizers, baked goods and more.
Grafton Area CVB gave out free homemade ice cream, and the Lego's Movie was playing for free at the Manos Theatre.
Grafton City Manager Kevin Stead posted on facebook, "10

Children benefit from Flemington Energy Express

Posted: Wednesday, Jul 16th, 2014
FLEMINGTON, "All aboard." The Energy Express summer reading and nutrition program provided through the West Virginia University Extension Service, is full steam ahead at Flemington Elementary this summer.
The six-week program consists of reading writing, drama, art, non-competitive recreation and includes two free meals a day. The day begins at 9 a.m. and students are dismissed at noon. On Fridays,

Scratch that. It was a twister!

Posted: Monday, Jul 14th, 2014
GRAFTON, In the epic movie Twister, Bill and Jo are in the center of a tornado, staring up at the sky, with their bodies dangling, in mid air. Their terror turns to fear, and then to amazement. The gorgeous funneling cloud of black rubble swirls around them, and then, it is gone.
Some residents in Taylor County experienced

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