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  • Legislature Seeks Ways to Expand Access to Community/Technical Schools
    During his State of the State address, Governor Jim Justice touted a plan to make a student's first year of college more accessible in West Virginia.
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  • Record chain pickerel caught in Preston County
    SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - A Reedsville man caught a state record 27.87-inch, 4-pound chain pickerel on Oct. 13 at Upper Deckers Lake in Preston County, according to the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources.
  • West Virginia trout stocking the week of Oct. 21, 2019
    ELKINS, W.Va. - The following waters were stocked the week of October 21, 2019.
  • Gov. Justice announces special overnight lodging rates for veterans at West Virginia state parks and forests during Veterans Appreciation weeks
    CHARLESTON, W.Va. - As a show of appreciation for all that our brave veterans have sacrificed, Gov. Jim Justice announced today that all United States veterans who stay at a West Virginia state park or state forest during the upcoming Veterans Appreciation weeks are eligible for a 50 percent discount on overnight lodging.
  • West Virginia's wild boar firearms season is Oct. 26 - Nov. 2, 2019
    SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - West Virginia's 2019 wild boar firearms season opens Oct. 26, runs through Nov. 2, and is open to West Virginia residents only.
  • Community meeting on proposed lodge development within the Beech Fork Dam and Recreation Area
    LAVALETTE, W.Va. - West Virginia State Parks will be presenting the Financial and Investment Feasibility Analysis findings for the proposed 75-room Lodge and Conference Center within the Beech Fork Dam and Recreation Area near Huntington, West Virginia.
  • Natural Resources Commission to meet Oct. 27, 2019
    ROANOKE, W.Va. - The West Virginia Natural Resources Commission will conduct its next quarterly meeting Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019, at Stonewall Resort State Park in Roanoke, West Virginia.
  • Wild game is a nutritional, natural source of protein
    FRENCH CREEK, W.Va. - West Virginia's abundance of wildlife and hunting seasons provide opportunities for many families to fill their freezers with highly nutritious wild game.
  • Hot, dry weather will not delay West Virginia fall trout stockings
    SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - This year's West Virginia fall trout stockings will run as scheduled during the weeks of Oct. 21 and 28, despite the long stretches of summer heat and dry conditions across the state, according to the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (DNR).
  • Governor's One Shot Hunt to help fund Hunters Helping the Hungry scheduled for Oct. 26 at Stonewall Resort
    FRENCH CREEK, W.Va. - The "Governor's One Shot Hunt" - an antlerless deer hunting event that provides a source of fundraising and venison for the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources Hunters Helping the Hungry (HHH) program - has been scheduled for Oct. 26 at Stonewall Resort in Lewis County.
  • Details released on four-day special split antlerless deer season
    FRENCH CREEK, W.Va. - The four-day special split antlerless deer season for youth hunters, persons with a Class Q/QQ permit, and senior citizens with a Class XS license soon will be underway.
  • West Virginia's 2019 fall wild turkey season opens Oct. 12
    SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - West Virginia’s fall wild turkey season opens Oct. 12. All 55 counties will have a least a one-week fall season. It’s also the second fall turkey season during which Sunday hunting is permitted on both private and public lands.
  • Big game harvest to be checked using DNR's electronic system
    SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - With the opening of big game hunting seasons quickly approaching, the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds successful hunters that they must field tag and electronically check in their harvest.
  • West Virginia Dance Festival Draws Students from Across the State
    CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Dance students from 45 dance school, high school and college programs participated in the 2013 West Virginia Division of Culture and History Dance Festival at the Culture Center at the State Capitol Complex on April 19 – 21. Students had the opportunity to take classes from nationally accredited dancers and dance instructors, and to perform in evening concerts.
  • Archives Library to present talk on the Haunted History of the West Virginia Penitentiary on May 9
    CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Author and columnist Sherri Brake will present “The Haunted History of the West Virginia Penitentiary” on Thursday, May 9, 2013, in the Archives and History Library at the Culture Center, State Capitol Complex in Charleston. The program will begin at 6 p.m. and is free and open to the public.
  • Award-winning Television Producer Russ Barbour to Discuss his Film Reconstructing Bill: The Story of Governor William C. Marland
    CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Television producer Russ Barbour will present “Reconstructing Bill: The Story of Governor William C. Marland” on Tuesday, May 7, in the Archives and History Library at the Culture Center, State Capitol Complex, in Charleston. The program begins at 6 p.m. and is free and open to the public.
  • State Historic Preservation Office Publishes 13-month Calendar
    CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) of the West Virginia Division of Culture and History has published “Land, People and Statehood,” a 13-month calendar highlighting the Mountain State’s pathway to statehood, including the historic figures who shaped its future. The public is invited to request a copy of the free calendar while supplies last.
  • West Virginia Division of Culture and History Invites Quilters to Make Handmade Squares for a West Virginia Statehood Sesquicentennial Quilt
    CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Division of Culture and History, in partnership with the West Virginia Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission, is inviting quilters from across the state to help make a West Virginia Statehood Sesquicentennial Quilt.
  • Annual quilt and wall hanging exhibition on display at the Culture Center
    CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Division of Culture and History’s annual exhibition, Quilts and Wall Hangings 2012, is on display in the Great Hall and the south wing of the Culture Center, State Capitol Complex in Charleston. The crowd-pleasing juried exhibition features 55 exquisite quilts and wall hangings representing the talents of West Virginia quilters. Quiltmaking is one of West Virginia’s oldest and most treasured art forms, and this annual display is a favorite with visitors from all over the United States and abroad. The exhibit will be on display through Sept. 3.
  • Fairlea Volunteer Fire Department Second Annual Music Bash

    The Fairlea Volunteer Fire Department is set to host its Second Annual Music Bash featuring Mark Wills with special guests Brandon Lay and Adair’s Run on Saturday, June 22, at 6 pm, at the State Fairgrounds in Lewisburg. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at the State Fair Box Office from 9 […]

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  • Entries Open for 6th Annual American National, State Fair of WV Car Show

    American National and its Family of Companies have teamed up with the State Fair of West Virginia to produce the sixth annual “State Fair Car Show.” The event is scheduled for Sunday, August 11th from 11 am to 4 pm during the 95th Annual State Fair. The show will take place on the main fairgrounds. […]

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  • One Stop and Stop In Food Stores to Sell State Fair Tickets

    The State Fair of West Virginia and One Stop and Stop In Food Store officials are happy to announce their partnership in selling advanced discounted tickets to the 2019 State Fair of West Virginia. Tickets will be on sale from now until August 6, in 60 locations in West Virginia and Virginia. “We are excited […]

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  • 2019 Entries Now Open

    The State Fair of West Virginia’s 2019 livestock, horse show and home, arts, and garden competitions are now open. Each year, the competitive exhibits department looks for unique contests to add. Competition highlights for 2019 include: Old Timer Hog Showmanship, Barn Quilt painting and the Draft Horse Pull. “Our mission surrounds agriculture here at the […]

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  • Justin Moore with Special Guest Ashley McBryde

    State Fair officials announced that country-music star Justin Moore will return to the stage for the 95th Annual State Fair of West Virginia on Thursday, August 8, 2019 with Ashley McBryde. Tickets for the August show with Justin Moore and Ashley McBryde will go on sale to the public Friday, May 24 at 10 am! […]

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  • Alabama Returns to State Fair of West Virginia

    State Fair officials announced today that country-music super group Alabama will return to the stage for the 95th Annual State Fair of West Virginia on Friday, August 16, 2019. This show is presented by the WV Lottery. Tickets for the August show with Alabama will go on sale to the public on Friday, March 22 […]

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  • Cody Jinks to Perform at the State Fair of West Virginia

    State Fair Officials are excited to announce that Cody Jinks will perform on Friday, August 9, at the 2019 State Fair of West Virginia! Tickets for this show will go on sale Friday, February 8, at 10 am.   “Cody Jinks is one of the most dynamic up-and-coming singers in the industry today,” State Fair […]

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  • Third Annual WV Craft Brew Festival Tickets on Sale Now

    Tickets are now on sale for the Third Annual WV Craft Brew Festival. The annual fundraiser for the State Fair of WV Endowment and Lewisburg Rotary Club will take place on Saturday, April 27 from 3:30 pm – 9 pm at the State Fairgrounds in Lewisburg!   Tickets are now on sale at the State […]

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  • TobyMac and Cole Swindell Added to State Fair of WV Concert Series

    TobyMac and Cole Swindell Added to State Fair of WV Concert Series   State Fair Officials announced today that TobyMac and Cole Swindell have been added to the 2019 State Fair of WV Concert Series. TobyMac with special guest Aaron Cole will take the stage on Saturday, August 10, while Cole Swindell will play on […]

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  • State Fair of West Virginia Announces 6th Annual Christmas Decorating Contest

    LEWISBURG, WV (11/01/2018) (readMedia)– Local civic groups and businesses are invited to participate in the 8th Annual Christmas Barn Decorating Contest at the State Fairgrounds in Fairlea. Participants will have the opportunity to decorate one of ten harness racing barns located adjacent to Rout 219 North. This has become a great tradition in the community. […]

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