From ‘city girl’ to the voice of agriculture’s future: Avery Hodges-McGuffin   

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV Avery Hodges-McGuffin is going into the fifth grade at Lewisburg Elementary. After winning an essay contest with the Department of Agriculture, she was selected to serve as Agriculture Commissioner for the day at the State Fair of West Virginia. It wasn’t something her parents saw coming until recently.  “We moved here […]

Full results from the State Fair’s youth rodeo

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV The opening night of the State Fair of West Virginia was all about young people. While one group of teens and twenty-somethings waited in line to see the Yung Gravy concert, another group of teenagers saddled up their horses behind the grandstand in the horse ring. They came to rodeo!  A […]