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.
April 23, 2011: With the sesquicentennial of the Civil War, West Virginia becomes an active participant in the history of that era of the United States. On June 3, 1863 the forces of the Union under the command of General George McClellan and the immediate command of Colonels Benjamin F. Kelley and Ebenezar Dumont met [...]
Fairmont Federal Credit Union with help from the City of Shinnston took 15 students down the road of life with a lesson in finances.
Rain did not stop the First Annual Shinnston Culture & Heritage Festival. It was a wonderful day!
April 15, 2011: Tomorrow, April 16, is the first annual Shinnston Arts & Crafts Festival. There will be at least 30 vendors! SUNSHINE OR RAIN!!! The festival will take place on Bridge Street in Shinnston. If we are blessed with sunshine, the Festival will be held in the parking lot between the Bice-Ferguson Museum and [...]
Shinnston is located 22 miles from the Anna Jarvis House and from the Mother’s Day Shrine. See where Mother’s Day began.