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