By Walter Geiger
The Barnesville BBQ & Blues Festival landed a big promotional fish when Destination America television confirmed it would film an episode of the hit series BBQ Pitmasters during the cookoff here next month.
Jessica Nicola of the Discovery television has confirmed the show will lens an episode here.
Television personalities (l-r) Tuffy Stone, Myron Mixon and Aaron Franklin will be in Barnesville when their show BBQ Pitmasters films an episode during BBQ & Blues 2013. The taping will give the local festival a higher profile and have a positive economic impact on Barnesville-Lamar County, according to festival committee chairman T.J. Imberger.