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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kpanek on May 19th, 2012

Teams turned out for the Harrison County United Way fundraiser Bocce Tournament and our guest got a great breakafst.

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kpanek on May 7th, 2012

Shop Shinnston hosts Girl’s Night Out on May 10, 2012. Get entry card stamped by every participating shop for chance to win a basket of goodies!

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kpanek on May 3rd, 2012

On May 17, 2012 at 7:00 PM at he UMW Hall on Charles Street in Shinnston, West virginia,, Karen Vuranch will bring Hallie Marie to life once again in “Coal camp Memories”.

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kpanek on May 2nd, 2012

May 2, 2012: Spring is almost sprung!!! The tulips, forsythia, daffodils are gone. But they bloomed early this year. Guests coming in May are in for a treat. Blooms are everywhere!! Rhododendron and azalea usually bloom the middle to the end of May. Our red azalea and white azalea are almost in full bloom (the […]

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kpanek on April 21st, 2012

Jim Petty came to Shinnston to get his painting of his 1927 Indian Chief by John Panek.

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kpanek on April 12th, 2012

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 […]

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kpanek on April 7th, 2012

Approximately 75 children came to Ferguson Park for the Easter Egg Gather April 7, 2012.

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kpanek on March 30th, 2012

See the Spring 2012 issue for the article and photo spread about Travel to Shinnston

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kpanek on March 20th, 2012

Sunset-Ellis Drive-in opens April 20, 2012. The Flea Market opens April 21, 2012.

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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 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 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 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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