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  1. Gradient overlay - click to view online paperRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | The Republican

    ... Maryland, West Virginia, Ohio, and Virginia. A special celebration was held at the Tygart Lake State Park in Grafton, W.Va., to congratulate the young achievers. Delaney, who is a member of Oakland Troop #55004, is pictured with Beth Casey, the ...

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  2. Philip Barbour in need of players for alumni flag football gameRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 12 | The Inter-Mountain

    Officials from Barbour and Taylor counties recently have announced the schedule for the inaugural flag football game between Philip Barbour and Grafton High Schools' alumni.

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  3. Morgantown's 2016 Visitor Guide: Part II - Night LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | The Smoking Musket

    ... of visitors flocking to West Virginia to bear witness the greatness known as Mother's Day Shrine just outside of Grafton. Some may be traveling for college football season as well. Whatever the reason you are spending a weekend in the North-Central ...

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  4. Ball having a ball kayak bass fishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Whether camping in the wilderness, bow hunting in the woods, or spin casting on the water, the Grafton, W.Va., native would prefer to be nowhere else on earth. A couple of years ago, Ball was introduced to tournament kayak bass fishing, and the longtime angler has been hooked ever since.

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  5. Mrs. Ronda KisnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Griffin Daily News

    ... McWilliams Kisner, 58, of Williamson, passed away June 17, 2016, at Brightmoor Hospice in Griffin. She was born in Grafton, West Virginia, daughter of the late Herbert Ray McWilliams and Wilma Pauline Straley. For many years she and her husband, ...

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  6. Ronda KisnerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | Pike County Journal and Reporter

    Mrs. Ronda Joyce McWilliams Kisner, age 58, of Williamson, passed away June 17, 2016 at Brightmoor Hospice in Griffin. She was born in Grafton, WV, daughter of the late Herbert Ray McWilliams and Wilma Pauline Straley.

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  7. Celebrating Great Father-Son Mountaineer CombosRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | The Smoking Musket

    Some may know that the origin of Mother's Day started in Grafton, West Virginia when Anna Jarvis held a memorial for her mother at St. Andrew's Methodist Church. Today is Father's Day where we celebrate the bonds of fatherhood.

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  8. Google celebrates Father's Day with special doodleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    ... celebrated widely on other days by many other countries. After Anna Jarvis' successful promotion of Mother's Day in Grafton, West Virginia, the first observance of a "Father's Day" was held on July 5, 1908, in Fairmont, West Virginia, United States, ...

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  9. Father's Day food specials around SonomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Sonoma Index Tribune

    After Anna Jarvis established Mother's Day in 1908 in Grafton, West Virginia in honor of her late mother, the first Father's Day was celebrated on July 5, 1908 in Fairmont, West Virginia; it was a small affair when Grace Golden Clayton mourned her late father, killed in the Monongah Mining Disaster. In 1910, Arkansas native Sonora Smart Dodd established the first "real" Father's Day at the Spokane, Washington YMCA on June 19, thinking of her father, Civil War veteran William Jackson Smart, who raised six children as a single parent in Spokane.

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  10. Area native Ball making name for himself bass fishingRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2016 | Marietta Times

    Whether camping in the wilderness, bow hunting in the woods, or spin casting on the water, the Grafton, W.Va., native would prefer to be nowhere else on earth. A couple of years ago, Ball was introduced to tournament kayak bass fishing, and the longtime angler has been hooked ever since.

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  11. Father's Day food specials around SonomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Sonoma Index Tribune

    After Anna Jarvis established Mother's Day in 1908 in Grafton, West Virginia in honor of her late mother, the first Father's Day was celebrated on July 5, 1908 in Fairmont, West Virginia; it was a small affair when Grace Golden Clayton mourned her late father, killed in the Monongah Mining Disaster. In 1910, Arkansas native Sonora Smart Dodd established the first "real" Father's Day at the Spokane, Washington YMCA on June 19, thinking of her father, Civil War veteran William Jackson Smart, who raised six children as a single parent in Spokane.

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  12. All about fathersRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2016 | Marshall Independent

    ... the first Father's Day celebration in the town of Fairmont, West Virginia, July 5, 1908. Not far from her town is Grafton, West Virginia, where Mother's Day began just two months earlier through the efforts of another woman, Anne Jarvis. On Dec. 6, ...

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  13. Camp Conley CEOS newsRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2016 | Point Pleasant Register

    ... Day: A Tradition Rooted in Service." The first celebration was held May 10, 1908 at Andrews Methodist Church in Grafton, West Virginia. Becky told about the Woman behind the tradition, Anna Maria Reeves Jarvis. Anna decided to form an organization ...

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  14. In West Virginia, a trend towardpopulism, against ideologyRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2016 | Lucianne.com

    GRAFTON, W.Va. - It isnA t always the big cosmopolitan cities or the most prosperous states that tell the story of what is happening in America; that is true not only in politics, but also in tradition, culture and conflict.

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  15. Celebrating 149 years: Memorial Day in GraftonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    Grafton and Taylor County at-large are steeped in history. There are two National Cemeteries-one in Grafton and one in Pruntytown-to visit.

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  16. Falcons down Berkeley SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... to face defending state champion Bridgeport, which rallied for five runs in the seventh inning for a 10-6 win over Grafton. "This season, we've been up and down defensively," Frankfort coach Matt Miller said. "Fourteen games, we were error-free; our ...

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  17. Coal Miner Dies in Grafton, WVRead the original story

    May 16, 2016 | WOAY

    West Virginia Department of Commerce Spokeswoman Leslie Smithson says preliminary information suggests the miner at the Leer Mine in Grafton may have suffered a medical condition. She says a full investigation is under way by the state office of miners' health, safety and training.

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  18. EMS Hornets track teams have record-setting dayRead the original story

    May 13, 2016 | The Inter-Mountain

    The Elkins Middle School boys and girls track teams competed against 14 other schools at the Toothman Ford Invitational Track Meet in Grafton.

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  19. Mildred Elaine White GutshallRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... She is survived by one son, Ronald Gutshall and wife, Sharon, of Kingwood; two grandchildren, Ronald Lee Gutshall of Grafton and Dawn Ronnelle Gum of Kent, Ohio; seven great-grandchildren; two nephews, Jay White and Mark White; three nieces; Barbara ...

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    May 8, 2016 | The Common Ills

    ... Day was first celebrated in 1908, when Anna Jarvis held a memorial for her mother at St Andrew's Methodist Church in Grafton, West Virginia . Today St Andrew's Methodist Church now holds the International Mother's Day Shrine . [6] Her campaign to ...

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