Ronceverte River Festival Royalty

The Queen Raechyl Beard, from Lewisburg, was crowned the Queen of the Ronceverte River Festival last Friday. Raechyl is 17 years old, the daughter of Tonya and Roy Painter, of Lewisburg. It was the first time she has entered a pageant like this, and she says she was surprised when they announced her as the winner.
The Queen
Raechyl Beard, from Lewisburg, was crowned the Queen of the Ronceverte River Festival last Friday. Raechyl is 17 years old, the daughter of Tonya and Roy Painter, of Lewisburg. It was the first time she has entered a pageant like this, and she says she was surprised when they announced her as the winner.
And her court Gracie Marsh (right) won the Teen Queen contest. She is from Clarksburg, and is 13 years old. Sierra Allen (left) won the Junior Teen Contest. She is 12, and lives in Clay. (Mark Robinson photos)
And her court
Gracie Marsh (right) won the Teen Queen contest. She is from Clarksburg, and is 13 years old. Sierra Allen (left) won the Junior Teen Contest. She is 12, and lives in Clay. (Mark Robinson photos)

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