Barbour County Sheriff’s Dept. looking for Grafton man

TAYLOR COUNTY—The Barbour County Sheriff’s Department is asking the public for help in finding a Taylor County man. Jamie “D-Bo” Owens, of Grafton, West Virginia is wanted by the Barbour County Sheriff’s Department after a felony warrant was issued for possession with intent to deliver.

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Terring Wayne Skinner

Terring Wayne Skinner, 60, of Grafton passed at Mon Health Medical Center on Monday, January 7, 2019, with his loving family by his side. He was born November 15, 1958, in Grafton, WV, to the late William R. “Bill” and Iila Breedlove Skinner.

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Grand Jury hands down 31 indictments

TAYLOR COUNTY— The Taylor County grand jury indicted 31 people during the January 2019 term, including a Clarksburg man accused of taking money to provide a monument for a beloved Grafton sports figure. According to Taylor Prosecutor John Bord, James B. Conant, 51, was indicted with obtaining money by false pretenses, Bord said. According to reports, officials for a youth basketball league raised $1,300 for the monument to honor Marvin Douglas “Dougie” Rogers, who died on Christmas Day 2016, at the Wallace B. Murphy Nursing Care Facility.

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A familiar face pays a visit to Grafton

GRAFTON—A good friend of Grafton visited this past week to the delight of those who worked with him during his time with All Aboard Grafton. Former, Family Resource Network AmeriCorps VISTA, Kurtis Dennison made a trip to visit his friends from Grafton while he was in the US all the way from Rwanda Africa. Kurtis holds a BA in Theatre from Fairmont State University and taught theatre classes at the Fairmont State Academy for the Arts in Fairmont, West Virginia.

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Darrell Russell “Rusty” Mick

Darrell Russell “Rusty” Mick, formerly of Grafton, a resident of Parkersburg, passed away December 16, 2018 at the Charleston Area Medical Center, surrounded by family, a month shy of his 66th birthday.

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Dillon Williams named Taylor County Student Athlete of the Week

Junior Dillon Williams has been named the Taylor County Student Athlete of the Week for his performance in the Braxton County Invitational last Saturday in Flatwoods.

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Lady Knights fall to Hawks

PRUNTYTOWN—The Taylor County Middle School girls basketball team remained at home on Tuesday night to host the Lady Hawks of Belington Middle School. The TCMS offense could only manage to score three points in the first half and went on to lose to the Hawks 43—29.

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Hawks outlast Knights

BELINGTON—The Taylor County Middle School boys basketball team headed back out on the road on Tuesday night, traveling to Belington to face the Hawks. The TCMS boys fell behind through three quarters, but used a late rally to get within two points, with less than one minute to go. In the end, the Hawks made their free throws and the Knights missed their jump shots, falling to Belington 42—39.

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Strong shooting propels Tigers over Bearcats

GRAFTON—The Grafton High School boys basketball team returned to the friendly confines of the Scotty Hamilton Gymnasium on Tuesday night to host the Tigers of Elkins High School. The Cats once again played the entire game from behind and went on to lose to the Tigers 87—63.

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Jacobs sinks 18 in contest against Elkins Tigers

ELKINS—The Grafton High School girls basketball team made the cold drive to Elkins on Wednesday night to battle the Lady Tigers of Elkins. The Cats could only manage one basket from the floor in the second half, and would fall to the Tigers 50—38.

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  • Obituaries

    Ronald Howard Poling

    Ronald Howard Poling, 80, of the Lucretia Community, passed away at Grafton City Hospital, Saturday, January 14, 2017, with his loving family by his side. He was born in Grafton, May 2, 1936, a son of the late Howard Frederick and Mabel Norris Poling.

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