kpanek on May 3rd, 2012

On May 17, 2012 at 7:00 PM at he UMW Hall on Charles Street in Shinnston, West virginia,, Karen Vuranch will bring Hallie Marie to life once again in “Coal camp Memories”.

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kpanek on April 29th, 2012

42698 – Then end of the line! Today was the last time Engine 42698 left the Station. It was a tribute to the memory of Drexel Westfall and his wife Martha Jane who both passed away last month. In 1998, Candy Fiorito and her “partner-in-crime” Lexie Barnes had an idea of a way to spread […]

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kpanek on April 21st, 2012

Jim Petty came to Shinnston to get his painting of his 1927 Indian Chief by John Panek.

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kpanek on April 12th, 2012

April 12, 2012:  I have noticed people are looking for Ramp Dinners in West Virginia. Ramps grow wild in West Virginia. Everyone knows Spring is here when they start seeing signs posted: RAMPS. For those who do not know what a ramp is, it is of the onion family but have a flat rounded green […]

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kpanek on April 7th, 2012

Approximately 75 children came to Ferguson Park for the Easter Egg Gather April 7, 2012.

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kpanek on March 30th, 2012

See the Spring 2012 issue for the article and photo spread about Travel to Shinnston

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kpanek on March 20th, 2012

Sunset-Ellis Drive-in opens April 20, 2012. The Flea Market opens April 21, 2012.

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kpanek on March 10th, 2012

There will no longer be a Vintage Motorcycle Show at MountainFest in Motrgantown.

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kpanek on March 9th, 2012

March 09, 2012: Today the sky is blue, the sun is out, and the American flag on our porch is waving in a gentle breeze. This is a day to turn one’s thoughts to the up-coming Arts & Crafts Festival in Shinnston. The second annual Arts & Crafts Festival will take place on Saturday, April […]

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kpanek on March 4th, 2012

March 4, 2012: Wednesday, February 29, 2012 there were torrential rains, high winds, and flash floods all around north-central West Virginia. By Saturday, March 3, people were cleaning up the mess, the rain had stopped, the sun was out, and the water levels of the rivers and lakes were receding but the water was muddy […]

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kpanek on February 29th, 2012

Shinnston has more churches than bars. There have never been “religious wars” in Shinnston. The Lenten Services prove it.

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kpanek on February 15th, 2012

The Alumni of Shinnston High School (1910 – 1978) gather for a Homecoming every 4 years and 2012 is The Year! The schedule of activities has been announced.

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kpanek on January 16th, 2012

Guests at the Gillum House are invited to celebrate the 100th birthday of the house with a 3rd night rate of $19.12.

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kpanek on November 23rd, 2011

  November 23, 2011: There is an eerie quiet in Shinnston these days. Old-time residents no longer know when there is a call for the Volunteer Fire Department or the Emergency Squad. Thursdays at 8 PM are now silent. Guests at the B & B no longer have to be assured there is no tornado […]

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kpanek on November 17th, 2011

November 17, 2011: Unfortunately, the Lincoln Cougars put up a good game, but were overcome by the experience of the Chapmanville Tigers. Lincoln had a wonderful season of 9 wins, 1 loss, and 1 play-off loss, a record many schools envy. Shinnston is very (and rightfully) proud of them. Speaking of experience – once again, […]

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