Posted: Wednesday, Jun 3rd, 2015
GRAFTON - Once decimated throughout the state of West Virginia, the black bear has made an amazing recovery. Forest regeneration and proper wildlife management have ensured the future prosperity of this majestic game animal. The black bear is a species that best reflects the wild and wonderful beauty of our state and encounters with this animal are a ...more
Posted: Monday, Jun 1st, 2015
GRAFTON, Diversity in downtown Grafton! Just two months ago, Tyler Moore came before All Aboard Grafton, to announce his intentions of opening a wrestling studio in downtown Grafton. That's right, a place to train youth wrestlers!
Moore, a graduate of Grafton High School, is well known for his wrestling accomplishments.
Posted: Friday, May 29th, 2015
GRADUATION - The Scotty Hamilton Gymnasium at Grafton High School was filled with family members and loved ones wishing their graduating seniors happy and prosperous futures. The 2015 graduating class of 150 students was the second graduating class that Dr. Joseph Findley was honored to watch over as principal from the time they started their studies at the high ...more
Posted: Thursday, May 28th, 2015
THORNTON, Thursday morning the six members of Arch Coal's Leer Mine Complex Red Hat Program took their first trip underground.
"Today, we are taking them underground for the tour," explained Leer Mine course instructor Roger "Joe" Cross. "We are going to show them the mining processes, different parts of the mine, equipment … everything that goes along ...more
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