kpanek on June 12th, 2013

June 12, 2013: Gillum House Bed & Breakfast:                Do we know the roads motorcyclists love?  This is just one of the several routes we have mapped turn-by-turn.  I recently was blessed to experience a trike on this route – I have done it on my motorcycle and it […]

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kpanek on June 7th, 2013

McKee’s Sky Ranch hosts the second annual Vintage Motorcycle Show and races in Terra Alta, WV July 25- 28, 2013.

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kpanek on May 23rd, 2013

The City of Shinnston hosts Big Elm Elementary School at Ferguson Park in May as part of being a Playful City.

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kpanek on May 19th, 2013

Construction of the new bridge taking US Rte. 19 across the West Fork River continues with the West Fork River Rail-Trail open to bicycles, hikers, joggers, and equestrians.

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kpanek on April 5th, 2013

Ramps are a sign and Rite of Spring in West Virginia. When ramps, ramp dinners, and ramp festivals start appearing, we West Virginians know Spring is here!

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kpanek on December 5th, 2012

Shinnston, West Virginia begins their celebration of Shinnston’s Christmas on the first Saturday in December. Activities take place all day, culminating with the Parade and the Shinnston Community Band Christmas Concert.

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kpanek on November 22nd, 2012

The cap on Thanksgiving Day 2012 was Joe meeting Punjab. After an 18th Century Frontier Thanksgiving, Joe got a kiss from Punjab.

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kpanek on September 30th, 2012

Gonernor Tomblim designated Saturday, September 29, 2012 as a Day of Service. Shinnston’s Trailhead got a “facelift”

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kpanek on September 7th, 2012

The most important B in B & B is BREAKFAST!! Read about a recent Gillum House Breakfast.

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kpanek on August 24th, 2012

Gillum House Bed & Breakfast is honored to continue with B & Bs For Vets in 2012. The program started in Shinnston, West Virginia in 2008. In 2010 the program went international with over 900 B & Bs around the world participating. In 2011 BBCanada started B & Bs For Remembrance Day.

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kpanek on August 18th, 2012

The Banks of WesBanco held their company picnic at Shinnston’s Ferguson Memorial Park. It was a day of fun for all ages!

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kpanek on August 1st, 2012

The first annual Vintage Motorcycle Show, Swap Meet, and Trials and Races were held at McKee Sky Ranch in Tera Alta, West Virginia July 26-29, 2012. The race course was laid out by Dack Mann and Bob Sholly.

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kpanek on July 17th, 2012

Beck’s Cafe and Sports Center is now open in Shinnston. Co-owned by David and Beckie Minor it is open for breakfast and lunch with the full menu available all day when the Sports Center opens at 4 PM. Come soot pool in Shinnston.

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kpanek on June 23rd, 2012

Vintage motorcycles will be displayed and a swap meet held at McKee’s Sky Ranch July 26 thru 19, 2012 in Terra Alta, West Virginia. This will include Vintage events of cross country, moto cross, Trials, Sport Ridae, and a Road Rally.

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kpanek on June 12th, 2012

July 1, 2012 the Shinnston Community Band will perform the Anual Independence Concert at Ferguson Memorial Park.

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