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Town and Country Days Return to New Martinsville

By Staff | Aug 12, 2015

Shown is the 2015 Town & Country Days royalty, crowned Monday night at the fair. Front row, from left, Madison Greathouse, Miss Teen Congeniality; Grace Greene, First Runner-Up Little Miss; Londen Martin, Little Miss Queen; Faith Yoho, Pre-Teen Queen, and Kiersten Wade, First Runner-Up Pre-Teen Queen. Back row: Katherine Henderson, First Runner-Up Teen Queen; Hannah McKelvey, Teen Queen; Asia Richmond, Queen; Megan Martin, First Runner-Up Queen and Miss Photogenic; Kara Hindman, Second Runner-Up Queen; Margaret Hornbeck, Third Runner-Up Queen and Miss Congeniality. Photo By Frannie Herrick

No summer is complete without The 55th Annual Town and County Days, which will be held Aug. 10-15 at the Wetzel County 4-H Camp in New Martinsville.

The week of fun-filled events starts on Saturday, Aug. 8, with free admission and a flea market. Campers are permitted as well. The Flea Market will continue into Sunday, Aug. 9, with free admissions.

Live stock will be accepted along with a horse show. There will be a car show that day as well.

As the days continue, holding something for everyone. Grand opening ceremonies will be host on Monday, Aug. 10 at 6 p.m. A Little Miss, Pre-teen, Miss Teen, and Queen’s Pageant will be held that day as well starting at 7 p.m. A demolition derby will start at 7:30 p.m.

All week events like bingo, livestock shows and bands will take place.

Deshler Amusements will have rides and games for the kids all week from 6 p.m. To 11 p.m.

ATV drag races will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 11, at 7 p.m., and a Rough Truck Contest will start at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12., will have So You Think You Can Sing? Contest.

Senior citizens, ages 65 and up will get in free on Thursday, Aug. 13, from 8:30 a.m., to 1 p.m. There will be several senior activities as well. Apple Butter making and Euchre will take place on this day as well. Cross Roads and Matt Poling will take the stage while the 4×4 truck pulls take to the dirt.

As the weekend begins, Friday will be a fun-packed night with the Silver Eagle Band and Old Dominon take the stage, as well as Buckeye Rodeo. There will be a Teen Dance held from 9 to 11 p.m.

Saturday, the last day of Town and County Days, is packed with events and entertainment.

The day will start with children and teen games just hours before the mud bog at 1 p.m. A Pretty Baby Contest will start at noon.

The night and Town and County Days goes out with a bang when the winner of the Sing Off is announced followed by Glen Shelton. Headliner Sawyer Brown will take the stage at 8:30 p.m. A teen will be held from 9 to 11 p.m.

Admissions for the Monday – Thursday is $8 and Friday – Saturday is $9. For more information, contact Terrry Heinzman at 304-337-9239 or Jane Conley at 304-266-5227.