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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kpanek on November 12th, 2011

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.

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kpanek on November 4th, 2011

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!

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kpanek on October 7th, 2011

Mr Z does a podcast interview with John & Kathleen Panek about Bikes, Bed, and Breakfast

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kpanek on September 24th, 2011

The Lincoln Cougars are no longer unbeaten! They lost to Webster County.

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kpanek on September 20th, 2011

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 […]

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kpanek on August 23rd, 2011

The Gillum house Bed & Breakfast now has two wineries on the Covered Bridges and Wine Package Tour.

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kpanek on August 2nd, 2011

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 […]

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