Fall Bash kicks off at Barbour County Fairgrounds today

Hello from Barbour County! The fair has come and gone, and congratulations to Tristen Furby, Miss Barbour County 2018.

I’m sure that you will represent the county well, and I wish you a fantastic year!

Today, the annual Belington Fire Department Fall Bash will be held at the Barbour County Fairgrounds.

Gates open at 10 a.m., and the drawings will start at noon. Tim Smith, from the hit TV series “Moonshiners” will be the MC of the day.

Tickets can be purchased at the gate, and the prizes are always very nice. Lunch will be served.

Also, today is opening season for squirrel hunting. Be safe in the woods this year!

There will be a Food Service Worker Permit Class on Sept. 10 at the Market Place in Philippi. Registration begins at 5:15 p.m., with the class starting at 6 p.m. The cost for a state wide card is $20, and a Barbour County card is $10. Cards are valid for two years. For more information, call Sanitarian Bill Nestor, at the Barbour County Health Dept. at (304) 457-1670.

In addition to the monthly classes, the Barbour County Health Department has started a weekly Food Service Worker test that will be given every Tuesday from 9 a.m.-10 a.m. at the health department.

Belington will be having the Fall Fest on Sept. 15. The town will be alive with music, food, crafts, a cornhole tournament, parade, cake walk, games and more. There will also be a tour of the Golden Rule building. Come on out for a fun time with the family.

There will be a Medley Collection Bingo at the Belington Fire Department on Sept. 15.

Doors will open at 6 p.m., and bingo starts at 7 p.m. The cost will be $20 per ticket, and prizes include items from Pioneer Woman, MK Purses, Pampered Chef, Thirty-One and much more. All proceeds will go toward the BCHA Community Project.

The Barbour County cancer support group will have their monthly meeting on Sept. 21 at 11 a.m. at the Medallion Restaurant in Philippi. This event is open to all cancer survivors, caregivers and family members. For more information, call Deanna at (304) 457-2684.

If you have any Barbour County news that you would like to see in the Inter-Mountain, give me a call at (304) 614-7782. You can also send me an email to sharris@theintermountain.com. I love hearing from you!

Until next time: “Autumn shows us how beautiful it is to let things go.”