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 […]
Jim Petty came to Shinnston to get his painting of his 1927 Indian Chief by John Panek.
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 […]
Approximately 75 children came to Ferguson Park for the Easter Egg Gather April 7, 2012.
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.