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Local students among military academy nominees of Rep. David B. McKinley, R-W.Va.  WV News

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Local students are among the 17 that have been nominated by Rep. David B. McKinley, P.E., R-W.Va., to United States *service* ...



Juanita Grace Wolfe Lipscomb | Obituaries  WV News

GRAFTON — Juanita Grace Wolfe Lipscomb, 97, of Middleville Community, passed away at River Oaks Nursing Home, Thursday, November 22, 2018.



Assistant Harrison County, WV, Schools Superintendent Dr. Donna Hage works to support teachers and students in curriculum  WV News

CLARKSBURG — A photo of Dr. Donna Hage's last class as a teacher sits on a shelf in her office in the Harrison County Board of Education central office. In.



Darl Robert Laulis  Mountain Statesman

Darl Robert Laulis, 80, of Grafton, went to be with his Lord and Savior at Grafton City Hospital, on Monday, December 10, 2018, with his family by his side.



Clay-Battelle closes strong, tops RCB in championship of Sam Bord Tournament  West Virginia MetroNews

GRAFTON, W.Va. — Clay-Battelle overcame a sluggish first half with a 9-0 run late in the third quarter Friday that made all the difference for the Cee-Bees in a ...



Eagles fly past Mountaineers, 59-35 | High School  WV News

GRAFTON — Robert C. Byrd overcame 28 turnovers by shooting 46 percent from the field and 71 percent from the free throw line to down Liberty, 59-35, in the ...



Grafton High School golfers improve to 7 and 0  Mountain Statesman

GRAFTON – The Grafton High School golf team remained unbeaten last week as they added to more dominating performances to their impressive resume.



Sports Briefs | Sports | wvnews.com  WV News

12/14/18, away against Keyser at North Marion High School.



Announcers pleased that Bearcat football to fill airwaves once more  Mountain Statesman

GRAFTON–Most of us can remember a time in the past that we heard the Bearcat football games being called over the radio, and just like that, last year, there ...



Bearcats gear up for Homecoming fun  Mountain Statesman

GRAFTON—Fall is underway and Grafton High School Football fans have been filling the stands to cheer on the Bearcats, and this Friday, they will get the ...



Calendar of events  WV News

Today. Free blood pressure and diabetic screening by Stonewood Lions Club, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Town & Country Drug Store, Stonewood. Clarksburg Community ...



Norma Lee (Murphy) Jaco  Mountain Statesman

Norma Lee (Murphy) Jaco, age 87, formerly of Newlon St., Grafton, WV, passed away Saturday, November 17, 2018, at Rosewood Health Care Center. She was ...



GHS Band to host a special event  Mountain Statesman

GRAFTON—High school band members work tirelessly to learn their instrument and hone their skills and can often be thought of as just half-time entertainment ...



“Grafton High School Bearcats: Where are they now?” Brian Westerman  Mountain Statesman

Where are you now? I live on MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Floriday, where I am a Logistics Manager of Joint Communications Support Element. What was ...



Bryan Keith Satterfield  Mountain Statesman

Bryan Keith Satterfield, 51, of Grafton passed away Sunday, November 18, 2018, at his residence unexpectedly. He was born in Philippi on October 25, 1967, ...



Red Cross: Urgent need for blood and platelet donations now  WV News

MORGANTOWN — The American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood and platelet donors to give now to ensure blood is available for medical treatments ...



Grafton High School tennis team returns four starters  Mountain Statesman

GRAFTON—The Grafton High School tennis team will return four starters from last year's team. On the boy's side of the court, the Cats have three players that ...



Governor appoints Nines, Ewing to circuit judge positions  West Virginia Record

CHARLESTON – Gov. Jim Justice has appointed two men to vacant circuit judge positions – Shawn David Nines of Thornton in the 19th Judicial Circuit and ...



Lady Bearcats continue to grow  Mountain Statesman

GRAFTON – The Grafton High School girls basketball team will open the 2018-2019 season looking to build off of some experience that was gained last year.



UPDATE: Social media post from Rockingham County, Va., no threat to Grafton High School, students, police say  WV News

GRAFTON — An investigation into a social media threat “to shoot three people” at Grafton High School posed no threat to the school or its students, Grafton ...



Grafton Police make an arrest after threat made at Grafton High School  Mountain Statesman

GRAFTON—A Virginia resident has been extradited back to Taylor County to face some serious charges following an incident that occurred nearly a month ago.



Paul Randal Corder  Mountain Statesman

Paul Randal Corder, 62, of Thornton, WV, passed away December 5, 2018, at his residence, with family by his side. He was born February 14, 1956, in Grafton, ...



GHS Homecoming court announced  Mountain Statesman

2018 Grafton High School Homecoming Court. This year's court includes seniors Payton England escorted by Andrew Devart, Morgan Griffith escorted by Garrett ...



Final stats for Grafton High School boys basketball  Mountain Statesman

GRAFTON—Coach Mike Johnson just released the final stats for his 2017-2018 boys basketball team. The leading scorer this season will not be a surprise if ...



Grafton High School Theater Club takes the stage in multiple competitions  Mountain Statesman

GRAFTON—Seven Grafton High School Theater Club students put on their best acts and competed in the West Virginia State Thespian Festival, held in ...



Outstanding students honored by Grafton Rotary  Mountain Statesman

GRAFTON—The Rotary Club of Grafton recites their four-way test before the start of each meeting, asking that if what they are doing is truthful and fair, and if it ...



Grafton High Speech and Debate participates in novice tournament  Mountain Statesman

GRAFTON—The Grafton High School Speech and Debate Team traveled to Parkersburg High School on Saturday, September 29. Five students competed in ...



Bearcat football improves  Mountain Statesman

GRAFTON—The Grafton High School football team was back on the field Friday night as they hosted Richwood in their second scrimmage of the season.



GHS volleyball season under way  Mountain Statesman

GRAFTON – The Grafton High School volleyball team has been very busy the last couple of weeks as they have played in seven matches in less than two weeks ...



GHS teachers defeat TCMS teachers on the hardwood  Mountain Statesman

GRAFTON—In front of almost 1400 students in a packed Scotty Hamilton Gymnasium, the Grafton High School and Taylor County Middle School teachers put ...



Grafton High seniors to graduate on May 29 in Scotty Hamilton gymnasium  WV News

GRAFTON — Grafton High School's graduation will be May 29 at 7 p.m. in the Scotty Hamilton Gymnasium. Baccalaureate is scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday in ...



GHS tennis teams open the season against B-U  Mountain Statesman

GRAFTON—The Grafton High School tennis teams opened their season on Monday night as they played host to Buckhannon-Upshur. On a very cold and windy ...



Ware signs letter-of-intent to play football at AB  Mountain Statesman

GRAFTON—Grafton High school football standout, Garrett Ware, will be continuing his football career next fall, as he signed his letter-of-intent, last Friday ...



Bearcats end season with loss to North Marion Huskies  Mountain Statesman

GRAFTON—The Grafton High School Bearcat football team (5-4) played their final contest of the 2018 season last Friday night, at McKinney Field. On a rainy ...



New look for GHS baseball  Mountain Statesman

GRAFTON—The Grafton High School baseball team will have a “new look” this season as they take the diamond at Upton Field. The Cats will be showing off ...



Masons to open time capsule from 1915  Mountain Statesman

GRAFTON—Masons from Grafton Lodge No. 15 will play host to The Grand Lodge on Saturday, April 7, for a unique experience, that has reportedly never ...



Grafton High School Swim Team ready for new season  Mountain Statesman

GRAFTON—The Grafton High School swim team will be taking to the pool for their third season in a row. The Cats welcomed 12 swimmers into their practice ...



Mary Ellen Haney - East Fairmont's first female principal is an 'open book'  WV News

When classes resumed at East Fairmont High School this fall, there was — for the first time in the century since its founding — a woman occupying the corner ...



Harrison and Taylor County schools expand health services  WV News

GRAFTON — Students, faculty and staff in two Taylor County schools will have in-school access to medical and behavioral health professionals for the first time ...



Caleb Bish named Taylor County Student Athlete of the Week  Mountain Statesman

Senior Caleb Bish has been named the Grafton High School student athlete of the week for his performance against the Philip Barbour Colts. Bish was very ...



Grafton High School wrestlers open at Point Pleasant  Mountain Statesman

POINT PLEASANT – The Grafton High School wrestling team opened their 2017-2018 season this past weekend in Point Pleasant. The Bearcats wrestled ...



Mark Lyle Baughman  Mountain Statesman

Mark Lyle Baughman, 61, of Grafton passed away Thursday, September 13, 2018. He was born January 18, 1957 in Philippi, WV, son of the late Dennis ...



UPDATE: Justice orders flags flown at half-staff to honor soldier's burial  The News Center

Gov. Jim Justice has ordered all U.S. and West Virginia flags at the state capitol and state facilities in Taylor County to be lowered to half-staff on Wednesday to ...



Behind the scenes of Grafton High School's fall play  WDTV

Sherwood Forest has taken root in Grafton High School Theater with Robin Hood and his Merry Men stealing from the rich and bring laughter to Grafton.



Bish carries Bearcats to second win of the season  Mountain Statesman

GRAFTON—The Grafton High School football team opened its home scheduled last Friday night, as they hosted the East Fairmont Bees, at McKinney Field.



CSM. Tim Bolyard's body returns home to Grafton  WDTV

Command Sergeant Major Tim Bolyard was killed in Afghanistan earlier this month when two Afghan officers opened fire with a rifle and machine gun.



North Central West Virginia high school cheerleading squads prepare for regionals Saturday  WV News

CLARKSBURG — North Central West Virginia's high school cheerleading teams will compete in regional competitions this weekend, with one Harrison County ...



Taylor County Tie Man going for world record, needs your assistance  Mountain Statesman

GRAFTON—Throughout the years, many locals may have heard of the Taylor County Tie Man, Billy Davis, and have been touched by his kind heart. Davis has ...



Grafton, other cities host Veterans Day parades, ceremonies  WV News

GRAFTON — Several cities in North Central West Virginia paid homage Saturday to current members of the military and veterans from all generations.



Local girl initiated into WVU honor society  Mountain Statesman

GRAFTON—One former Grafton High School student was initiated into the nation's oldest and most selective multidisciplinary collegiate honor society. Jasmine ...



Former cats take to the hardwood for GHS Alumni Game  Mountain Statesman

GRAFTON—The annual Grafton High School alumni basketball games were held last Friday night, in the friendly confines of the Scotty Hamilton Gym. The GHS ...



Tigers spoil Senior Night at Grafton High School  Mountain Statesman

GRAFTON – The Grafton High School football team played their final home contest last Friday night, as they hosted the Elkins Tigers at McKinney Field.



Grafton's newest attraction will hopefully draw tourists to town  Mountain Statesman

GRAFTON—Grafton native, Brendan Gallagher, is making sure that the town is ready for the release of the game Fallout 76. The new game has a host of ...



GHS Cheerleaders compete  Mountain Statesman

WHEELING—The Grafton High School cheerleading squad competed last week for the WV Regional I AA championships in Wheeling. The girls gave it all they ...



Grafton residents say 'good riddance' to old school building  WDTV

TAYLOR COUNTY, W.Va (WDTV) - Residents in Grafton are relieved to see an old school building torn down, decades after the school closed. "They're cleaning ...



Parades, ceremonies to celebrate North Central West Virginia veterans  WV News

CLARKSBURG — Veterans Day will be celebrated throughout North Central West Virginia with ceremonies and parades to honor veterans and military ...



Grafton High School tennis season in review  Mountain Statesman

GRAFTON—The Grafton High School tennis team finished their season last week, in the West Virginia AA regional tournament. The Bearcats brought many new ...



Mary Moats  Mountain Statesman

Mary F. Moats, 58, of Wickwire Rd, Grafton, passed away Sunday, July 22, 2018, at her residence with her loving family by her side. She was born in Grafton, ...



GHS Cross County hosts Bearcat Invitational  Mountain Statesman

GRAFTON—The Grafton High School cross country team hosted the Bearcat Invitational last Saturday, at West Taylor Elementary School. The Cats hosted team ...



James Andrew Poling  Mountain Statesman

James Andrew Poling, 28, of Grafton, passed away on Tuesday, July 10, 2018. He was born in Clarksburg, WV. December 31, 1989, son of the late, James ...



2017 GHS Homecoming Court  Mountain Statesman

The 2017 Grafton High School Homecoming Court poses for a picture outside of the school. Pictured in no particular order are Seniors: Susanna Clelland and ...



Lloyd Ellsworth “Mick” Elsey, III  Mountain Statesman

Lloyd Ellsworth (Mick) Elsey, III, age 66, of Woodyard Road, slipped away peacefully to his Heavenly Home on Sunday, June 17, 2018, with his loving family and ...



Grafton High School Softball Recap  Mountain Statesman

GRAFTON—The Grafton High School softball team has had a busy couple of weeks, in which they managed to add three more wins to their season record.



Mark the calendar for Memorial Day events | News  WV News

CLARKSBURG — Local organizations are hosting Memorial Day ceremonies to honor the fallen, as well as weekend celebrations.



Wellman throws 3 touchdowns, Cats still fall to Cougars  Mountain Statesman

SHINNSTON – The Grafton High School Bearcat football team made the journey to Shinnston last Friday night to battle the No. 16 Lincoln Cougars. In what ...



Taylor County custom built house up for auction  WV News

BRIDGEPORT — A custom built house completed in 2017 in Taylor County, but with a Bridgeport address, will be auctioned Aug. 21.



New Superintendent of Schools sworn in  Mountain Statesman

PRUNTYTOWN—The Taylor County Board of Education met on Thursday for a special meeting to swear in the new superintendent of schools. Christine Miller ...



Howard faces multiple charges  Mountain Statesman

GRAFTON—A female finds herself behind bars on various charges after officers from the Grafton City Police Department are called to a home on High Street.



Code Red drills clear the hallways at Anna Jarvis Elementary School  Mountain Statesman

GRAFTON—Shots rang out through the hallways and a Code Red lockdown was called at Anna Jarvis Elementary School. Minutes later, Grafton Police ...



Bearcats take a bite out of the Vikings 28-13  Mountain Statesman

GRAFTON – The Grafton High School Bearcat football team looked to improve on their 1-1 record last Friday night, as they played host to the Petersburg Vikings, ...



2017 Little Miss Bearcat crowned  Mountain Statesman

Grafton- Each year, the Grafton High School Cheerleaders host the Little Miss Bearcat competition as a way to raise money for the program. This year, the little ...



GHS track teams began season at Irwin International  Mountain Statesman

ELKINS—The Grafton High School track teams opened their 2018 season by traveling to Elkins to run in the Irwin Invitational. The meet, which was held at ...



Rachel Nicole (Bailey) Davis  Mountain Statesman

Rachel Nicole (Bailey) Davis, age 28, of Grafton Road, Fairmont, WV, went to be with the Lord Saturday, August 4, 2018, in Logan County, WV. She was born ...



Eugene Earle Thorn | Obituaries  WV News

GRAFTON — Eugene Earle Thorn, age 79, of Simpson, WV, passed away Thursday, November 15, 2018, at River Oaks Nursing Home in Clarksburg, WV.



Music will waft through the mountains Saturday | News  WV News

KINGWOOD — Music will echo from the hills around Kingwood on Saturday, Sept. 22, as the Preston High School Marching Band hosts the 23rd-annual Music ...



Late field goal lifts Bearcats over East Fairmont Bees  Mountain Statesman

FAIRMONT – The Grafton High School football team (1-1) headed to Fairmont last Friday night in hopes of returning to Grafton with their first win of the season.



Bish named Athlete of the Week  Mountain Statesman

Caleb Bish. Junior Caleb Bish has been named this week's Grafton High School student-athlete of the week. Caleb led the Bearcats with 23 points against East ...



GHS cheerleaders to compete for Big Ten Championship  Mountain Statesman

CLARKSBURG—The Grafton High School cheerleaders recently competed in a Regional competition on Saturday November 4, at East Fairmont High School, ...



Mothers thanked, celebrated at Grafton annual church service Sunday  WV News

GRAFTON — "We should celebrate mothers everyday."



Command Sergeant Major Timothy Allen Bolyard  Mountain Statesman

Command Sergeant Major Timothy Allen Bolyard, age 42, of Ft. Benning, GA, formerly of Thornton, WV, was killed in the line of duty in Logar Provence of ...



Man on probation for failure to pay child support gets sent to prison, curses court system  WV News

GRAFTON — Moments after Judge Alan D. Moats sentenced a 31-year-old Taylor County probationer to prison for violating his alternative release, the man ...



Crestview Acres development house for sale  WV News

SHINNSTON — A Shinnston residence located close to the Harrison/Taylor County border is for sale, according to Homefinders Plus Real Estate agent Jolie ...



Virginia Marie “Jenny” Keener Gower  Mountain Statesman

Virginia Marie “Jenny” Keener Gower, 34, of Fairmont, received her angel wings Friday, January 12, 2018, at Mon General Hospital, with her loving family by her ...



UPDATE: State Police say Taylor County Middle School bomb threat was found in girls' bathroom  WDTV

According to state police, the threat that caused the evacuation was written in the girls' bathroom and said: 'Bomb set to go off at 1:30.'



GHS Lady Bearcat Volleyball recap  Mountain Statesman

GRAFTON – The Grafton High School volleyball team continued their very busy 2018 schedule as they improve each game. The team has shown signs of ...



CSM Bolyard laid to rest at West Virginia National Cemetery  WDTV

Command Sergent Major Timothy Bolyard was laid to rest today at the West Virginia National Cemetery.



Robbery suspect sentenced Thursday  Mountain Statesman

GRAFTON—After nearly two years of being incarcerated on robbery charges, one man was sentenced to 40 years in Taylor County Circuit Court on Thursday.



Jonathan Lee Loffler  Mountain Statesman

Jonathan Lee Loffler, 42 of Bridgeport, passed away at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Sunday, December 31, 2017 with his family by his side. He was born February ...



Grafton comes to life with the magic of Christmas time  Mountain Statesman

GRAFTON— With the arrival of December, let the countdown to Christmas begin! Grafton City Manager Kevin Stead and public works employees have spent ...



Trophy case at GHS remembers teams from former Flemington High School  WDTV

These cases are full of different memorabilia from the school's different sports teams and other organizations.



Schools and organizations welcome students back with back-to-school bashes  Mountain Statesman

GRAFTON—Area schools are gearing up with back to school events to welcome students. The first instructional day of school for students grades first-12 is ...



Finalists named for WV Scholar program  West Virginia MetroNews

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Finalists have been named for the 11th West Virginia Scholar program. Ten high school juniors are still in the running for a full-ride ...



Bearcats upend Colts | News, Sports, Jobs  The Inter-Mountain

PHILIPPI — Grafton High School senior tailback Caleb Bish found paydirt four different times on George Byrer Field at BC Bank Park Friday evening to help g.



Local student is a semifinalist for $160,000 scholarship | Local  Martinsburg Journal

INWOOD—Ten West Virginia high school juniors—including Cole Kleppner, junior at Musselman High School— have been named semifinalists in the 11th West ...



Rotary Club of Grafton honors students with scholarships  Mountain Statesman

Doug Rogers Scholarship. The Doug Rogers scholarship established this year in honor and memory of Grafton's most beloved citizen and most loyal Bearcat.



Grafton High School football schedule  WDTV

GRAFTON, W.Va. (WDTV) - 2016 Grafton High School football schedule. Football. 08/26 - 7:30 P.M. - Philip Barbour - Away 09/02 - 7:30 P.M. - East Fairmont - ...



Grafton Bearcubs host Tony Williams Tournament  Mountain Statesman

GRAFTON – The Grafton Youth Wrestling Club hosted the Tony Williams Memorial Tournament last Saturday at the Scotty Hamilton Gymnasium on the campus ...



Delores Dale Patrick  Mountain Statesman

Delores Dale Patrick, 69, of Fairmont, and formerly of Clarksburg, passed away on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at United Hospital Center, Clarksburg. She was ...



Tuesday night drug raid lands two individuals behind bars  Mountain Statesman

GRAFTON—Two individuals are behind bars, after yet another drug raid performed by the Grafton City Police Department on Tuesday night. According to ...



Knorr enters guilty plea in the death of Michael T. Gavitt  Mountain Statesman

TAYLOR COUNTY— Nineteenth Circuit Court Judge Alan D. Moats heard testimony in some large cases including death, arson and threats against other ...



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