The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

State News

June 29, 2013

Big Bend farmer chosen for annual heritage award

LEWISBURG — Joseph Cain of Big Bend is the recipient of the 2013 Farming Heritage Award.

The award is sponsored by the State Fair of West Virginia and the West Virginia Farm Bureau. It’s presented annually to a family that has demonstrated a commitment to a rural lifestyle, been involved in the community and served as a role model.

Since 1878, four generations have continued the operation of Cain’s 500-acre farm.

His selection was announced Wednesday. The award will be presented Aug. 15 at the State Fair.

1
Text Only
State News
Helium debate
Helium
AP Video
U.S. Paratroopers in Poland, Amid Ukraine Crisis US Reviews Clemency for Certain Inmates Raw: Violence Erupts in Rio Near Olympic Venue Raw: Deadly Bombing in Egypt Raw: What's Inside a Commercial Jet Wheel Well Raw: Obama Arrives in Japan for State Visit Raw: Anti-Obama Activists Fight Manila Police Motels Near Disney Fighting Homeless Problem Michigan Man Sees Thanks to 'bionic Eye' Obama to Oso: We'll Be Here As Long As It Takes Bon Jovi Helps Open Low-income Housing in Philly S.C. Man Apologizes for Naked Walk in Wal-Mart New Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees Named 'Piles' of Bodies in South Sudan Slaughter SCOTUS Hears Tv-over-Internet Case Chief Mate: Crew Told to Escape After Passengers
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter