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 June 11th, 2012

Riffle Pottery is back to potting! Gillum House Bed & Breakfast has new Gillum House mugs made by Larry Riffle of Riffle Pottery.

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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 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 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 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 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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kpanek on December 31st, 2011

2011 was a year of upgrades for the Gillum House Bed & Breakfast, Shinnston Plumbing,and for the City of Shinnston.

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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 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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