Stories tagged with: Moonshine Festival

May 27, 2013 - 5:45pm
2 years 4 weeks ago

For the small town of New Straitsville in Perry County, the Memorial Day holiday marks one of the most important weekends of the year, because it is the town's annual Moonshine Festival.

Rides, games, food, souvenirs, parades, beauty queens, concerts- you name it and you will most likely find it at the festival, which draws in large crowds during its five day run.

"Oh yes, we have had good weather, up until right now, it's been great,” said Kay St. Clair, a festival...

May 30, 2010 - 9:46pm
5 years 4 weeks ago

You wouldn't have to go to Main Street to figure out what New Straitsville is known for.

"Moonshine capital of the world at one time, you could go to New York and they would ask you do you want straight whiskey or do you want the Straitsville special," says Ken Burgess, the General Chairman of the Moonshine Festival.

New Straitsville's Moonshine Festival was in it's fourth day, and despite the heat, Main Street was packed with people.

"My wife's aunt has...

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