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 • Greenbrier County Sheriff's Department Welcomes Academy Graduates

 • East Softball Concludes Regular Season With Two Wins

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 • Gbr. COVID-19 Taskforce Update

 • Tails and Tales Summer Reading Program Planned For The White Sulphur Springs Public Library

 • Locally Speaking

 • (AR) Alderson 2021 Schedule Of Events

 • Danese Woman Facing 55 Counts Of Animal Cruelty

 • Rainelle Man Arrested Over Memorial Day Weekend

 • White Sulphur Springs Lions Honor Helen Keller Day

 • Local Student Earns National Merit Scholarship

 • Rainelle Mayoral Candidates Discuss The Issues

 • Memorial Day Events In Rainelle Continued Despite Rain

 • West Virginia Urban Deer Hunt Is Lifeline For Food Programs

 • Kids Can Grab Free Summer Fruits, Veggies In W.Va. County

 • Dear Abby: Tuesday, June 1

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(AR) Alderson 2021 Schedule Of Events

Saturday, June 26:

  • 8:00 a.m.: Youth Bicycle Race Registration – (Alderson Memorial Football Field) 3 age divisions: 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12.
  • 9:00 a.m.: Youth Bicycle Race – Presented by Tri-County Fire Company, contact Jimmy Massy 304-667-3475

Wednesday, June 30:

  • 1:00 p.m.: Judging Home and Business Decorating Contest – contact Brenda Gabbert 304-445-7210

Thursday, July 1:

  • 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.: Firemen’s Rodeo – (Alderson Memorial Football Field) free admission – sponsored by Alderson Fire Department & EMS, contact Rick Honaker 304-445-7420

Friday, July 2:

  • 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.: All American Baking Contest – (Alderson Community Center Kitchen) entries must be dropped off between noon – 1:00 p.m. 2021 theme: best decorated 4th of July cake. Sponsored by Sunshine District Little Debbie, Crawley, WV. Contact Brenda Gabbert 304-445-7210
  • 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.: Ice Cream Social – (Alderson Depot) contact Judy Lohmeyer, Alderson Main Street 304-992-2366
  • 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.: Open House at Alderson Community Center
  • 6:30 p.m.: 4th of July Banquet – (Alderson Community Center) catered by Ginny Walker – please make reservations by June 28 to ensure you have a seat – $16 per person, 12 and under $8. Contact Linda Loudermilk 304-445-7520 or email
  • 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.: Entertainment TBA (Alderson Memorial Football Field) free admission – bring your own chair (rain or shine)

Saturday, July 3:

  • 8:00 a.m.: Arts, Crafts & Commercial Sales – (Alderson Elementary School Grounds) contact Karen Lobban 304-667-5049
  • 8:00 a.m. Parade Line Up – queens, floats, cars, bicycles, tractors, horses and fire engines. Trophies and prizes in all categories. Something for everyone! After parade, trophies and prizes can be picked up at Alderson Memorial Football Field. Contact Jessie Willis 304-646-7893 or Jimmy Massey 304-667-3475
  • 1:00 p.m.: Presentation of Colors – (Alderson Memorial Football Field) introduction of Miss Fireworks and 4th of July salute – awarding of parade prizes – raising of flags by Greenbrier East High School JROTC and the VFW Post #6723
  • 1:30 p.m.: Field Events – (Alderson Memorial Football Field) afternoon filled with fun and events for everyone – races of all kinds. (no pre-registration required) contact Jimmy Massey 304-667-3475 or Jessie Willis 3074-646-7893
  • 4:00 p.m.: Tug of War – (Alderson Memorial Football Field) Greenbrier vs. Monroe and Kids Tug of War
  • 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.: The Hobbs Sisters – (Alderson Memorial Football Field) admission $5 per person for show and fireworks. Children 6 and under free. Bring your own chair (rain or shine)
  • 9:45 p.m.: Introduction of Miss Fireworks – 2021 (Alderson Memorial Football Field)
  • 10:00 p.m.: Grand Fireworks Display – (Alderson Memorial Football Field) The Alderson Fire Department will put on the best show in Greenbrier County featuring marvelous aerial and ground displays

Sunday, July 4:

  • 11:00 a.m.: Sunday Worship Service – Alderson Area Churches cordially invite you to attend the church of your choice
  • 1:00 p.m.: 5th Annual Horse Show – held at 117 Greenbrier River Estates, Aldeson, WV 24910 (Glen Ray Road) registration will statrt at 10:00 a.m. – $10 entry fee except for class 4. Class 4 will be $5. Class 25 bring your own dollar. Championship class will be $25. Contact Corianna Spinks 304-520-8937
  • 1:30 p.m.: River Events – (Alderson Mini Park) Enjoy an afternoon of fun in the Greenbrier River. Bring your own chair! Men, women, children and anything that floats races. Contact Jessie Willis 304-646-7893
  • 6:00 p.m.: Ducks on the Greenbrier – (Alderson Mini Park) Rubber Duck Race, grnaf prize $5,000 cash, plus many other prizes
  • 6:30 p.m.: Gospel Sing – (Alderson Memorial Football Field) Bring your own chair and enjoy an evening of gospel music by various local artists. Sponsored by the Alderson River of Life Church. Contact Anthony Carter 304-661-0670. In the event of inclement weather, the gospel sing will be moved to the Alderson River of Life Church on Rt. 63.

Monday, July 5:

  • 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.: Run For Snacks 5K Registration – (Alderson Public Library)
  • 9:00 a.m.: Run For Snacks 5K Race & Kids Fun Run – walk or run event. All ages welcome. Contact Laurie Bennett 540-798-5737
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