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 January 23rd, 2012

Reminiscing about growing up in West Virginia and how the love of a State becomes a part of a person, not just a geographic place. It is HOME.

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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 October 31st, 2011

There are still pretty leaves to be seen for the last time in 2011, but this is the last chance most likely.

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kpanek on October 15th, 2011

Leaf-peeping on US Rte 250 in West Virginia is wonderfully scenic.

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kpanek on August 31st, 2011

August 31, 2011: As September stands poised and August says goodbye for another year, the nights are getting cooler. My favorite season is coming. The color season will soon be upon us. Our daytrip routings for scenic drives or motorcycle rides are beautiful in any season as this photo from the top of the ridges […]

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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 9th, 2011

Motorcycle riders come to Gillum House for routings to get the best motorcycle riding tailored to what they want in a ride.

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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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kpanek on July 26th, 2011

MountainFest 2011 in Morgantown July 28-31, 2011. See Classic-Cycle-Art at the Vintage Motorcycle Show.

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kpanek on July 13th, 2011

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. […]

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kpanek on July 13th, 2011

Enjoy great music as you help a good cause! Attend the Lord’s Pantry Music Festival!

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