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 [...]
Everyone wants to be in Shinnston August 6, 2011 for the Citywide Yard Sale!
Come out for an evening of fun & food courtesy of the Shinnston Police Department
July 13, 2011: The West Virginia Hoop Group Jam Fest will take place July 14-16, 2011 in Morgantown and the surrounding area. For anyone scheduled to play at Fairmont State University (the majority of the 16U games and the 15U games), Shinnston is located just 10 miles south of Fairmont State University on US Rte. [...]
The First United Methodist Church honored Mothers, Daughters, Granddaughters, and great-granddaughters on May 7, 2011. Melba Harmer was crowned Queen by Miss West Virginia 2010, Cali Young.