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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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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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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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Grafton Wrestling Club host Tony Williams Memorial Tournament

GRAFTON – The Grafton Wrestling Club held their annual Tony Williams Memorial Tournament last Saturday at the Scotty Hamilton Gymnasium on the campus of Grafton High School. In a very packed house the Grafton team welcomed over 315 youth wrestlers all hoping to take home a trophy and several Grafton youth wrestlers did just that.

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TCMS wrestlers begin busy season

GRAFTON – The Taylor County Middle School wrestling team has been playing catch-up all season as their year began a little late due to some unforeseen circumstances. With all that behind them they began their season mid December with a home match against RL Bland and Preston. In the match TCMS won 14 matches and lost 8.

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Williams takes 1st place at Braxton

FLATWOODS – The Grafton High School wrestling team participated in the Braxton County Invitational last weekend in Flatwoods. The Bearcats had a strong showing as they brought home one first place finish, two second place finishes and one fifth place finish. The first place finish comes at the hand of veteran wrestler Dillon Williams. Williams went a perfect 5 and 0 on the day with three pins, one decision and one tech-fall.

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TCMS Knights dominate Barrackville

GRAFTON – The Taylor County Middle School boys basketball team played host to Barrackville last Thursday night at TCMS. The Knights had little trouble against the Bisons as they cruised to a 45 to 22 victory. The Knights would start slow as they found themselves down 7 to 5 in the first but this would be the last time the Knights would trail as they took a 25 to 11 lead into the locker room at the half. The Knights would seal the deal in the second half as they outscored the Bisons 20 to 11.

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Lady Knights fall to Barrackville

GRAFTON – The Taylor County Middle School girls basketball team was supposed to play an away game last Thursday night but a scheduling conflict allowed them to stay at home and play. The Knights opponent on Thursday was the Barrackville Bisons. The Lady Knights had a difficult time finding any offense against the Bisons and went on to lose 32 to 14.

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    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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