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First-ever Gray Barker ‘Liars’ Contest will raise the curtain in Buckhannon June 24


The 1st Annual Gray Barker Liars Contest slated for June 24 will be a celebration of the art of stretching the truth. 
Buckhannon’s own Gray Barker was a writer known for making a business out of telling some larger-than-life tales about the Men in Black and UFOs in West Virginia. This event will be hosted by James Froemel (3-time winner, WV’s Best Liar) and headlined by Bil Lepp. This will be an epic night to remember!
Come see these champion storytellers, and also sign up to compete in the competition, if you are crazy enough! Your tale could be worth $100 and some awesome bragging rights. There are 8 spots available for the contest, and pre-registration is recommended. Your story should be family-friendly, 5 minutes or less in length, and told without a script or props.
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