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  • The History of Taylor County

    George Brinkman broke ground for the second business building he had erected on the south side of Main street. On the completion of the building he moved his general merchandise business into the new building from the opposite side of where he establish

  • Calling all bakers!

    Have you ever made a pie, and decided it was so good it could win an award? Well, now’s your chance to see how true that is. The Flemington Days festival is looking for bakers of all ages to enter their pie baking competition, which will take place on

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GHS fall sports to begin on Monday

GRAFTON—It seems like summer break has flown by, and it’s already time to talk about Bearcat sports. From seasoned veterans to new coaches, Grafton High School sports are gearing up for an exciting new season. It looks as if the football Bearcats will

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Football fan day set for Sunday, August 13

MORGANTOWN—­Mountaineer fans will be given the opportunity to get autographs from their favorite WVU coaches andnplayers at the WVU football team’s annual Fan Day on Sunday, August13, at 1:00 p.m., in the Caperton Indoor Practice Facility. Coach Dana H

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There’s still time to register for basketball camp!

The Grafton High School Bearcats are giving young athletes an opportunity to sharpen their basketball skills this summer. The Bearcats will be hosting a summer camp, in the GHS gymnasium, located at 400 Riverside Drive, Grafton, for both boys and girls

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Grafton Gators send 13 swimmers to state meet

The Grafton Gators competed in the North Central WV Summer Championships this past Friday and Saturday, at Buckhannon High School. As a team, Coach Todd England sent 13 of his finest swimmers to Buckhannon, to bring home state championships. The swi

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Rudy wins 2017 Tygart Lake Open

Tygart Lake Golf Course held its Annual Open Golf Tournament, last weekend, as 47 golfers took to the course, hoping to bring home the championship. As with any other tournament there can be only one champion, and this year’s champion is Zach Rudy,

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    GHS and TCMS sports parents’ meetings scheduled

    TAYLOR COUNTY—Numerous Grafton High School and Taylor County Middle School parent meetings and practices have been scheduled for the upcoming school year. Please see the list below, to make arrangements to attend.

  • 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.

  • Obituaries

    James Harry Weekley

    James Harry Weekley, 90, of Grafton, passed away on Saturday, January 14, 2017, at Grafton City Hospital. He was born in Grafton, October 22, 1926, son of the late Harry and Blanche Griffith Weekley. He is survived by his wife Helen Weekley, they were m

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