Stories tagged with: Straitsville Special

May 25, 2014 - 8:26pm
1 year 9 weeks ago

Thousands made their way to New Straitsville this weekend to take part in the annual Moonshine Festival, and one new aspect of the festival is gaining a lot of attention.

"It all started with the immigration movement back in the 1800s," said Brian St. Clair, a festival committee member.  "People from all walks of life, from all different countries came to this town, and they worked in the mines. And when the mines were tough and shut down, they brought the old...

May 27, 2013 - 6:20pm
1 year 46 weeks ago

Thousands head every year to the small town of New Straitsville for the yearly moonshine festival to enjoy food, games and entertainment but next year there is going to be a big change.

"So you got your folks that make the beer, you got the folks that make the wine, and were just going to make the moonshine like our fathers and grandfathers did in the past," said Doug Nutter, Co- Owner of Straitsville Special.

New Straitsville is known for its deep history in the...

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