The history of the 4-H–FFA Ham, Bacon, & Egg Sale in Greenbrier County

By Alvin Porterfield, former FFA advisor at Lewisburg High School & Greenbrier County Schools Vocational Director In the late 1940’s, the Greenbrier Valley District of FFA composed of schools in Pocahontas, Monroe, Summers, and Greenbrier Counties under the leadership of Guy Cain, Assistant State Supervisor of FFA from the State Department of Education in Charleston, […]

Jumpin’ Johnny Spangler wins WV Pop-Off

Fifth victory in 2 years leaves competition salty By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV For the fifth time in 12 years, Jumpin’ Johnny Spangler of Monroe County has won the WV Pop-Off. Held in Charleston this February, the contest is hosted by the WVU Extension Service Small Farm office.  “We started it as a way to promote […]