Posted: Monday, May 25th, 2015
GRAFTON, When America's fighting-age men were called to war, who was left to keep the homeland moving? In a time when women were traditionally limited to positions, such as seamstress, waitress or secretary, several Rosie the Riveters emerged to keep the American war machine alive and thriving.
During an interview with Emily Withers, a 93-year-old Grafton resident, ...more
Posted: Friday, May 22nd, 2015
GRAFTON, This week a new addition was made to the downtown area. In the triangle between the post office and Taylor County Supply, nearly sixty 20" X 40" banners displaying the name, branch of service, and a photo image of local heroes were erected.
This All Aboard Grafton fundraising project was meant to be a visible display of ...more
Posted: Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
PRUNTYTOWN - Saturday evening the Grafton Rotary Club hosted the thirty-second Honor Graduates Banquet at the Taylor County Middle School.
"For the past 32 years, the Grafton Rotary Club has held fast the belief that you will be the leaders, innovators, and developers of the future," proclaimed President Dan Pauley to the twenty-six graduates that were brought together ...more
Posted: Monday, May 18th, 2015
GRAFTON, Dr. Joseph Findley, Principal at Grafton High School (GHS), announced early in May that Leer Mine's Red Hat program was beginning at the school's technical center. Dr. Findley had wanted the program for his students, and was in continual negotiations with both the Taylor County Board of Education and Leer Mine, to bring the program to GHS. Those negotiations ...more
Posted: Friday, May 15th, 2015
PRUNTYTOWN, The Taylor County Board of Education chambers were filled with proud students and family members Tuesday evening as the board recognized the Youth In Government participants and Golden Horseshoe winners.
Mr. Richard Zukowski, Grafton High School Social Studies Chair, explained that the seventeen students who participated in the Youth In Government program spent several months preparing ...more
Posted: Wednesday, May 13th, 2015
GRAFTON - Teaching is a profession, which can provide great reward to those who choose to pursue it. "Let us think of education as the means of developing our greatest abilities, because in each of us there is a private hope and dream which, fulfilled, can be translated into benefit for everyone and greater strength for our nation," - John ...more