Tag archive for ‘State Fair’
By admin On Friday, October 3rd, 2014

Fiber Arts Club News

Fiber Arts is enjoying a busy season which began with the State Fair of West Virginia. All members participated in the spinning and weaving demonstrations, accompanied by the Kids Corner Cardboard Loom projects. More...

A typical Freshwater Folk Festival scene
By admin On Friday, September 26th, 2014

Freshwater Folk Festival to make a splash in White Sulphur Springs

On Saturday, Oct. 4, folks of all ages will be heading for the Tenth Annual Freshwater Folk Festival on the grounds of the National Fish Hatchery in White Sulphur Springs. The fun begins at 10 a.m. and lasts until More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 8th, 2014

Celebrate the 90th Annual State Fair

Stop into the Visitors Center on Washington Steet in Lewisburg. On display is an installation of art and memorabilia of Fairs past.    More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 8th, 2014

2014 Farming Heritage winner announced

The State Fair of West Virginia and the West Virginia Farm Bureau are pleased to present the ninth annual Farming Heritage Award to Charles Hunter and his family from Morgantown. Since 1927, six generations have More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 8th, 2014

Rainelle Summer Reading Program touted as a success

The Rainelle Public Library 2014 Summer Reading Program called “FIZZ, BOOM, READ” was well attended this year. The six week-long program was held each Wednesday at the library from June 15 to July 23 and was More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 8th, 2014

WRIGHT TO THE POINT

Jonathan Wright   As you walk around the West Virginia State Fairgrounds the next few days during the fair’s color-splashed nine-day run, think about some things that have changed in the past decade or so. While More...

2014 WV State Fair Guide
By Mountain Messenger On Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

2014 WV State Fair Guide. Free Publication.

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 1st, 2014

Bits of News from the Birdhouse

Hello everyone, I am so sorry my column has been missing for so long but due to family issues I have been out of touch for some time, but happy to be back and doing much better. We put our garden out late, as well More...

BETTY JO PITZER JOHNSON
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 1st, 2014

Betty Jo Pitzer Johnson

Alderson-Betty Jo Pitzer Johnson, 82, of Alderson, passed on to her eternal rest on Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center, Fairlea, following a short illness. Born Aug. 10, 1931, in Alderson, More...

The Saints’ buses were seen touring through Lewisburg late Tuesday afternoon shortly after their arrival in WV (Photo by Shannon Beatty)
By Peggy MacKenzie On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Picnic with the Saints

The Saints’ buses were seen touring through Lewisburg late Tuesday afternoon shortly after their arrival in WV (Photo by Shannon Beatty) The New Orleans Saints arrived at the Greenbrier Valley Airport late Wednesday More...