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SBA and AARP Host Second Encore Entrepreneur Mentor Month

Smith Performs
at Historic Fayette Theater 
Allison Smith, of Oak Hill, WV, performed in the musical production of "The Rockin' Tale of Snow White" at the Historic Fayette Theater in Fayetteville, WV. She was cast as a singing dancer throughout the performance.  
Smith is a freshman at Oak Hill High School and plays the trombone in the band.  She is the daughter of Forrest and Ramona Smith formerly of Parsons. Her grandparents are Elaine and the late Clay Smith and Arlie and Kathryn Davis.

Partnership highlights effort between SBA and AARP to promote entrepreneurship among individuals ages 50 and older Smith Performsat Historic Fayette TheaterAllison Smith, of Oak More...

Fellowship Breakfast

The Fellowship Breakfast at the First United Methodist Church was held on April 6, 2014, at 8 a.m.. The menu consisted of Sausage Gravy and Biscuits, Home Fries, Eggs, Juice More...

Drug Take-Back Scheduled April 26

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On Saturday, April 26th, the DEA National Take-Back Initiative provides the opportunity to remove all types of medications from your home or the home of loved ones. Expired, More...

A Myth About Child Abuse


A Myth About Child Abuse: It is only abuse if it’s violent or sexual. In fact, emotional abuse and neglect are also considered abuse and are more likely to go unreported. What More...


Victor J. Ujcic

Victor J. Ujcic, 94, of Hanover, PA, formerly of Davis WV, passed away Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at his home. Born November 5, 1919 in Davis, WV, he was a son of the late Mike and More...

Alvie Clarence “Neal” Carr

 Alvie Clarence “Neal” Carr, age 74 years, a resident of Montrose, WV departed this life early Wednesday morning, April 9, 2014 at his home, surrounded by his family. He More...

Theresa E. Gabrielson

Theresa E. Gabrielson, born and raised in Thomas, lived a long, dignified life and passed to our lord recently from her home in Arlington, Va. The daughter of Alex Mazitis and More...

Hazel Colene Shaffer Kelley

Hazel Colene Shaffer Kelley, age 96 years, a native of Parsons, WV and more recently a resident of Boonsboro, MD, departed this life early Wednesday morning, April 2, 2014 at More...

eAdvcoate for April 16, 2014

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The Home of Eugene Radcliff, Hendricks Eugene Radcliff of Hendricks

This photo is of the home of Eugene Radcliff of Hendricks. It appears that The Merchant’s...

Moss Ford Bridge Moss Ford Bridge

  This photo is of the Moss Ford Bridge know prior as Job’s Ford. It was...

Thomas House Thomas House

  This is the last in the series of Rail Yard Buildings from Thomas. This is...

Spring Break Movie Days

The Five Rivers Library in Parsons will be having Spring Break Movie Days on Wednesday, April 23 from 1:30 – 3:15 p.m. Movie Frozen – Rated PG and Thursday, April 24 from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Here More...

Amateur Radio Operators Course..

There will be an Amateur Radio Operators Course from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. on April 26 at the Parsons Volunteer Fire Department.  The cost will be $15.  Two forms if ID are More...

Ramp Dinner..

The Rowlesburg VFW will hold a Ramp Dinner from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 26   Menu includes ham, beans, fried potatoes, cornbread, coleslaw, stewed ramps, fresh ramps More...

Benefit Spaghetti Dinner and Fun..

There will be a Benefit Spaghetti Dinner and Fundraiser for Eddie and Debbie Knotts, of Sugarlands, from 3 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 3 at The Parsons Senior Center. Price will More...

Mt. Lions Track Place Well In Lewis County Invitational

Zach Armstrong quick off the blocks - Photo by Becky Moore

WESTON – The Larry Conaway Invitational was held at Lewis County High School on Friday April 11th. This meet More...

Lady Mt. Lions Softball Win Games At Notre Dame And Trinity

CLARKSBURG – The Tucker County Softball team picked up their first win of the season last Monday April 7th at Notre..

Tucker County Baseball Team Pick Up First Wins Of The Season

PARSONS – The Mt. Lions hosted rival Philip-Barbour last Wednesday April 9th and dropped the contest 17-3. Allen Molone took the..

Magistrate News for April 9, 2014

The following citations have been filed in the Tucker County Magistrate office: Kristen Leeann Behrens of Red More...

Magistrate News for March 19, 2014

The following citations have been recorded in Tucker County Magistrate office:     Jeannette Shaffer of Eglon was cited for (1) Failure..

D&E Students Put Business Skills to Work

Groups Earn Top Rankings in Ongoing Competition Elkins – Davis & Elkins College management majors are gaining first-hand experience in how..

Eastern’s Accreditation Reaffirmed By Regional Agency

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) reaffirmed the accreditation of Eastern WV Community and Technical College earlier this year. The HLC evaluates and More...

Parsons Center Easter Program

The Parsons Senior Center will host their Easter program and dinner on Thursday, April 17. We would be pleased to have you join us as we celebrate this very special time of the year. The Goldenaires Choir will begin their singing at 10:30 a.m. and will celebrate the true meaning of..

Senior Centers Closed for Good Friday

The Tucker County Senior Centers will be closed on Friday, April 18 in observance of the Good Friday holiday.  We wish all of our seniors a very happy Easter and we will be open on the regular schedule on Monday, April 21.  More...

Momma Said for April 8, 2014

Most of the farmers in the area are having their calves coming and I just love to see them playing in..

A Day I’ve Been Waiting For

One of the happiest days of my life was when our daughter Kelsey was born. From that day I couldn’t wait..

Property Transfers for April 9, 2014

The following property transfers have been filed in the Tucker County Clerk’s office: Michael G. Lawrence and Mary E. Hayes Lawrence,..

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