There will no longer be a Vintage Motorcycle Show at MountainFest in Motrgantown.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Guests at the Gillum House are invited to celebrate the 100th birthday of the house with a 3rd night rate of $19.12.
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 […]
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, […]
Shinnston honors GOD and Country. The 2011 Veterans Day Parade honored Shinnston natives Vic Andrick, Jackson Anderson, David Feathers, and posthumously, Cpl Samuel Murray. Thank you for your Service to keep us FREE.
For the first time in the history of Lincoln High School, Lincoln is expected to be host field for their AA Play-off game. Cheer us on for the Championship Game!
September 20, 2011: On Saturday, September 17, 2011 the Miss Frontier Days Pageant was held. The young lady chosen as Miss Frontier Days will compete in the Miss West Virginia pageant in Charleston. Chosen to represent Shinnston Frontier Days 2011 as Miss Frontier Days is Chelsi Wade of Blacksville, West Virginia. Miss Frontier Days will […]
August 2, 2011: Sunday ended MountainFest 2011. It was a great festival with something for everyone. Ted Nugent, Montgomery Gentry, helicopter rides, daredevil exhibitions, food…. And the piece de resistance – the Vintage Motorcycle Show. This year the Vintage Show had the entire building – wide aisles, larger and better displays, and MORE BIKES!!! Classic-Cycle-Art […]