Modified: Friday, May 17th, 2013
GRAFTON- There's a Two Million Dollar Fish out there and Ed Grimes of Grafton, may have caught it!
Grimes who has been fishing in Taylor County waters for over 60 years, strolled out onto the shores of Tygart Lake Wednesday morning to enjoy some "line time," when what to his wondering eyes should appear, but a tag-finned fish on ...more
Posted: Wednesday, May 15th, 2013
GRAFTON- "The palm on your fevered brow, the soft kisses when you need them most, the grip that steadies you on rocky roads, the hand that feeds and nurtures you, the voice that tells you that you are loved, the shadow that walks beside you unconditionally and enduring, that is a mother's love," Sunita Sharma.
A Japanese incense company believed ...more
Posted: Monday, May 13th, 2013
GRAFTON- "Over a thousand fish are dead," stated a resident of Taylor County Tuesday afternoon. Of course, that was an exaggeration, to say the least. United States Army Corps of Engineers Tygart Lake Resource Manager Michael Estock recalls the event of that aquatic calamity, "Mountain Statesman Editor Bobby Jennings contacted us on May 7, and reported that a local resident ...more
Posted: Friday, May 10th, 2013
GRAFTON- The Grafton City Council held a regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday afternoon, May 7, to discuss issues the city has for First District of West Virginia Congressman David McKinley to consider assisting with.
Grafton Council Member Peggy Knotts Barney shared, "I have lived in the Blueville area almost all of my life, and I have never seen this many ...more
Posted: Wednesday, May 8th, 2013
GRAFTON- Taylor County Middle School (TCMS) student Liza Grossman won the Memorial Day Essay Contest held in Amanda Smith-Stolzenfels' eighth grade English class in April.
A portion of Liza's essay reads, "Memorial Day is a time to remember those people who spent their last moments fighting for us, no matter how hot or uncomfortable they were. If they could ...more
Posted: Monday, May 6th, 2013
GRAFTON - Mountain Statesman Editor Robert "Bobby" Jennings graciously accepted the award for Businessperson of the Year from the FBLA last month.
"What a surprise. I had no idea what was going on. They did an excellent job at keeping it a secret," revealed Bobby.
Stacy insists, "He has done his best to share our message with the community. ...more