• 16 cases arraigned in Circuit Court

    Judge Alan D. Moats heard multiple cases last week in Circuit Court, including 16 arraignments. During the proceedings, Moats entered not guilty pleas on behalf of all of the defendants, to allow 30 days for their lawyers to discover information, as we

  • Teen dance to support haunted house

    All Aboard Grafton’s Haunted House Committee will be sponsoring a teen dance, on Saturday, May 5, from 7:00-10:00 p.m., at the St. Augustine Social Center. Fifth through eighth graders are invited to come out and dance the night away, with age appropri

  • Spirit of Grafton Pageant Contestants ready to take the stage

    The 2017 Spirit of Grafton Pageant will be held on Saturday, April 29, at the Taylor County Middle School. The entry fee for the pageant will be $5.

  • Golfing for Greenville: 2017 USA NKF Karate Nationals

    A golf tournament will be held at Mountaineer Golf Course in Morgantown on Sunday, May 21, at 8:00 a.m.

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TCMS girls win two in a row

The Taylor County Middle School softball team is on a two-game winning streak, as they defeated Barrackville and Saint Francis last week. The Lady Knights played a solid game behind the pitching arms of Mia Chambers and Frederique Maloley, on their way

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GHS girls track competes at UMWA Husky Invitational

The Grafton High School girls track team competed in the United Mine Workers of America Husky Invitational last Friday night, at North Marion High School. The girls ran against teams from North Marion, University High, Tucker County, Elkins, East Fairm

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GHS track finishes fifth at Clay Battelle

The Grafton High School boys track team headed north last Saturday, to compete at Clay-Battelle High School.

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Grafton High School baseball, mid-season recap

April 13, 2017—The Bearcats hosted the Fairmont Senior Polar Bears, and came away with a 6 to 3 victory. Cameron Forte led the Cats at the plate, with three hits and scored one run. The Remaining Bearcats with hits included Cole Collins, Zack Shumaker

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TCLL field back in action

Members of the Taylor County Little League have worked tirelessly for weeks, in order to prepare the field at Anna Jarvis Elementary School, for opening day.

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    Mountaineers enter national rankings

    MORGANTOWN—Following a fifth consecutive weekend series win, the West Virginia University baseball team is ranked nationally in five of the six major polls, highlighted by a No. 21 ranking in two polls.

  • 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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    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

Snowbird visits West Taylor Elementary

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GHS Band’s dreams come true at Disney

The Grafton High School Band, under the direction of Christopher Rucker, lead the Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade, at the Walt Disney World Resort, in Orlando, FL, on Monday, April 10.