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Woman of the Most High God: Jesus wants to carry your load for you

People are loaded down with the cares of this world. They’re worried about sickness, troubles and so many other cares of this life.

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Women of a New Season: Do you have any enemies?

Psalm 71: 10: For mine enemies speak against me; and they that lay wait for my soul take counsel together. It seems we all have enemies. For example; that gal at work who wants your position, so she spends her work day trying to find ways to undermine you and make you look bad. Rough to say, but sometimes it’s a family member, maybe a mother-in-law?

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The History of Taylor County Chapter Three Hundred-Eighty-One

People were horrified at the insane act of Frank P. Heipley, who in a frame of mental derangement went down to the old Baltimore and Ohio passenger station and deliberately threw himself in front of an incoming train, which crushed the life of the young man on the evening of March 16, 1909. His terrible screams as the wheels passed over his body unnerved the spectators who witnessed this fearful act of self-destruction.

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This Week in West Virginia History: November 30-December 6

CHARLESTON, W.Va.—The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.

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Woman of the Most High God: What happened to being thankful?

Today people aren’t thankful for anything. They think it is owed to them, and our country has made them that way. When’s the last time you thanked God for the very breath you are able to take in? We can’t give ourselves another breath.

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Women of a New Season: Is it just winter’s chill?

Revelation 3: 15-16: I know your works, that you are neither cold nor hot. I could wish you were cold or hot. So then, because you are lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will vomit you out of My mouth. Yikes! Pretty scary talk from our Jesus. We need to ponder this a bit. We sure don’t want Him to spew us out of His mouth, His presence, His sacrifice for us, His heavenly home designed for us. So, we need to ask, are we lukewarm? Cold? Or hot? And why?

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The History of Taylor County Chapter Three Hundred-Seventy-Nine

Judge John Homer Holt established a record in the circuit court of Taylor County on January 31 when he granted five women divorces from their husbands, who, his honor evidently decided, their paths lie in separation brought about by circumstances that warranted this action on his part.

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This Week in West Virginia History: November 23-29

Charleston WV – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.

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Woman of the Most High God: Please search the book again

Today, are you sure your name is in the book of life? We can know we are ready to go to heaven. Time is running out.

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Women of a New Season: Do you believe in the dark world?

A lot of people tell me they believe in God and heaven, but they don’t believe in a literal devil nor a hell. As sure as there is a heaven, there is a hell.

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The History of Taylor County Chapter Three Hundred-Seventy-Eight

That dreaded scourge smallpox was discovered by the health authorities to exist over in West and South Grafton and on Washington street, which the authorities believed was brought into the town by persons coming on the Grafton and Belington division of the Baltimore and Ohio.

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This Week in West Virginia History: November 16-22

CHARLESTON, W.Va.—The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.

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Women of a New Season: The mirror of God’s word

Isaiah 57: 1-6.....As we read God’s word, we can see what was happening in those days. But we also need to look at the same word and see if it applies to us.

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The History of Taylor County Chapter Three Hundred-Seventy-Seven

John F. Caveney, a prominent hardware dealer of East Main Street, perhaps had intimate knowledge f the intention of the Baltimore and Ohio to construct the new passenger station on the land that his place of business was located and caused him to insert an advertisement in the local papers offering his entire stock of at bargain prices to close out his business at the very earliest time, and not delay operations if he location of the new station was definitely assured.

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This Week in West Virginia History: November 9-15

CHARLESTON, W.Va.—The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.

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Woman of the Most High God: Jesus has really made a change in my life

When Jesus comes into your heart, your desires change also. You don’t want to live and do the things that this world does. Your talk changes, the way you dress and places you used to go change too. Even your old friends leave you when you become a Christian.

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The History of Taylor County Chapter Three Hundred-Seventy-Six

One by one the familiar faces of those old pioneer men and women passed from the site of their neighbors as time in its ceaseless fight took its toll among those first settlers who came to settle the town when the years were young and on December 6, 1909 Mrs. Henrietta Stein Wehn, one of those grand women who followed her man uncomplainingly into new places and made the best home possible with that she had for family was removed from the scene of action where she had watched the many changes which took place in the town of her adoption for a half century.

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This Week in West Virginia History: November 2-8

CHARLESTON, W.Va.—The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.

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Woman of the Most High God: What are you doing about the great commission?

Jesus commanded us to go into all the world and preach the gospel. We must tell others about Jesus, and how much he loves us. There are those who have not received Jesus as their savior. They are lost and on their way to a devil’s hell.

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Women of a New Season: Avoid wicked customs

It’s that spooky time of year again. That eye of newt, toe of frog time of year. The time when kids get excited about dressing up and getting candy. PARENTS BEWARE! We are living in deadly times. You can’t be sure what will be in the candy your kids receive. Guard your family with an intensity like never before. If you are a Christian you need to seek God’s face to see if He approves of your participation.

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The History of Taylor County Chapter Three Hundred-Seventy-Five

In 1909 Governor William E. Glasscock issued a proclamation setting apart the second Sunday in May for the observance of Mother’s Day of West Virginia. The movement started by Miss Anna Jarvis among the congregation of Andrews Methodist Episcopal Church appealed to the governor and caused him to set aside this day for this very worthy cause.

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This Week in West Virginia History: October 26-November 1

CHARLESTON, W.Va.—The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.

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This Week in West Virginia History: October 19-25

CHARLESTON, W.Va.—The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.

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The History of Taylor County Chapter Three Hundred-Seventy-Four

The appearance of Halley’s comet in the heavens during October, 1909, invisible until December, was viewed by untold thousands who peered through smoked glasses to witness this blazing sun, whose appearance is only seen by the people of the nation every 77 years, the length of time for the celestial body in making the journey around the sun.

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Woman of the Most High God: If Jesus came back today, where would you spend eternity?

Jesus told us disciples that he would go away but he would come back again to get his bride. Jesus ascended up to heaven. The men of Galilee stood gazing, and they were asked the question; Why do you stand gazing?” This same Jesus will return again.

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Women of a New Season: Time to clean your spiritual house

Deuteronomy 23: 14: Because the Lord your God walks in the midst of your camp, to deliver you and to give up your enemies before you, therefore your camp must be holy, so that he may not see anything indecent among you and turn away from you. Lately I’ve been trying to get organized to “clean my camp” so to speak. My house has so much that has accumulated over the years that I need to pare down my “stuff.”

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The History of Taylor County Chapter Three Hundred-Seventy-Two

Dr. A. O. Westover opened an office for the practice of osteopathy and neurology in the Jarrett building and guaranteed satisfaction to all those suffering with nervous trouble or muscle and joint troubles and he can immediately relieve by his methods of manipulation. He guarantees to fit those in need of glasses whose vision is imperfect at the most reasonable rates by his own prescription.

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Woman of the Most High God: Only God can bring down the strongholds

We are bound by so many things today. Worry and fear has bound us so much. We find ourselves not knowing what the answer is and what direction we are to go. We have fear of what tomorrow might bring.

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Women of a New Season: Are you up to the task?

II SAMUEL 10:12: Be strong and let us fight bravely for our people and the cities of our God. The Lord will do what is good in his sight. Ladies, we need to wake up. Not woke, but wake. The world is spiraling out of control. We need to pray against the things that are happening, but we also need to start concentrating on being a witness to this lost and dying world that’s all around us.

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This Week in West Virginia History: October 12-18

CHARLESTON, W.Va.—The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.

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The History of Taylor County Chapter Three Hundred-Seventy

Henry Leuthardt, Sr. a respected and dependable citizen of Walter St, died at his home on July 14, 1909. a native of Basle, Switzerland, he was induced along with other families of his native land to come to West Virginia by Mr. R. Agricola, a land agent, whose ambition was to establish a settlement in a portion of Randolph County of French and Swiss people in this county whose climate and topography was much the same as their countries.

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Woman of a Most High God: God has a work for you to do if you let him

Is your life broken? Do you feel like your life is not worth living? Many once you knew Jesus as your Lord and Savior and you have turned your back on him. He will still use you if you allow him to.

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Ephesians 5: 14: For anything that becomes visible is light. Therefore, it says, “Awake, O sleeper and arise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you.” When we got saved our spirit man within was awakened from the dead. Christ came to dwell within

Ephesians 5: 14: For anything that becomes visible is light. Therefore, it says, “Awake, O sleeper and arise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you.” When we got saved our spirit man within was awakened from the dead. Christ came to dwell within us and His marvelous light brought us out of the darkness of the world.

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This Week in West Virginia History: October 5-11

CHARLESTON, W.Va.—The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.

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The History of Taylor County Chapter Three Hundred-Sixty-Nine

The officers of Grafton Lodge No. 308, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, were notified by the Grand Lodge that the annual flag day services would be a ritualistic service to which the public would be invited, and in accordance with this notice the local order sent out invitations through the columns of the two town newspapers inviting all to attend this public service to be given in the Opera House, Monday, June 14, 1909.

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This Week in West Virginia History: September 28 through October 4

CHARLESTON, W.Va.—The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.

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Woman of the Most High God: Jesus wants to give you rest!

God’s people seem to be so restless. Jesus tells us that his yoke is easy, and his burden is light. We have allowed the cares of this life to overtake us. We are told not to grow weary in well doing.

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Women of a New Season: The little member

James 3: 5-6: Even so the tongue is a little member and boasts great things. See how great a forest a little fire kindles. And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity. The tongue is so set among our members that it defiles the whole body, and sets on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire by hell. We’ve had some great discussions on our midweek services. One night we talked about a situation that many may have found themselves in.

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Woman of the Most High God: It’s time to look at our report card

Jesus would give a report card today, what would it show? Would it show marks that we can be proud of? What about our obedience to God? What about our outlook towards God? What about the things concerning God? What about our prayer life? What about our time spent studying God’s word?

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The History of Taylor County Chapter Three Hundred-Seventy-One

That sugar beets would grow to a great size and produce abundant crops in the soil of Taylor county was demonstrated by Mr. H. M. Hoffman, a farmer living out in the section now known as the Country Club district. Mr. Hoffman exhibited one beet which weighed 11 pounds and measured 27 inches in circumference and many other weighing from seven pounds and upward, all solid and perfectly formed.

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This Week in West Virginia History: September 14-20

CHARLESTON. W.Va.—The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.

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This Week in West Virginia History: September 14-20

CHARLESTON. W.Va.—The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.

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Woman of the Most High God: My Jesus is still a miracle worker

People say the day of miracles are over. That is not a true statement. Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today and forever. He changes not.

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Women of New Season: Love your neighbor

Romans 12: 10: Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves. Mark 12: 30-31: Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength. The second is this, “Love your neighbor as yourself.” There is no commandment greater than these.” My husband was a man who truly loved people. Rich, poor, a fashion plate or a grimy person dirty from work or hard times. No matter, he loved them.

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The History of Taylor County Chapter Three Hundred-Sixty-Seven

The old John Robinson circus, which began its amusement career in 1824, and which has visited this section of West Virginia long before its separation from the mother state of Virginia and untold time since came to Grafton for two performances, May 21, 1909.

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This Week in West Virginia History: September 7-13

CHARLESTON, W.Va.—The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.

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Visit Mountaineer Country Tourism Updates: The Fun Does Not Stop in Mountaineer Country!

West Virginia University is officially back in session, Milan Puskar’s stands are soon to be roaring with fan activity, and Mountaineer Country is busier than ever. We couldn’t be more excited to welcome back returning and new Mountaineers. Fall may be approaching, but summer festivities are still not over.

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Woman of the Most High God: Jesus is still in the miracle working business

People say that the day of miracles are over, but that’s not true. Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today and forever. He performed miracles in the Old Testament. He raised the dead, he cleansed the lepers, he opened the eyes of the blind, and he healed the sick.

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This Week in West Virginia History: September 2-8

Charleston WV (September 2020) – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.

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From the House to Your Home "Broadband expansion coming to parts of Taylor County"

Expanding broadband in WV has been a goal for many at the state and federal level. Many cannot imagine what life would be like without it. Well many in Taylor County can tell you and there are plans for that to change! The Federal Communications Commission has a program called the Connect America Fund.

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The History of Taylor County Chapter Two Hundred Sixteen

Those two famous comedians, Charles Rice Charles Barton, played a return engagement in the Opera House March 16, 1897, presenting their laughing comedy McDoodle and Poodle. The two stars surrounded by a most capable company drew an audience that amply repaid them on thier second visit to Grafton. Word was received in Grafton of the death of Matthew Luzadder who passed away at his home in Greenwood Township, Illinois in March, 1897. He was a descendant of Aaron Luzzadder, who settled in what is now Taylor County some time after the Revolutionary war. A resident of Grafton at its beginning, he conducted a hotel on the site now covered

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