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Commissioner Darlington meets with Corridor H Authority members

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Members of the Corridor H Authority today completed a two-day “Washington, D.C. education tour” that included meetings between Authority members and West Virginia’s congressional More...

West Virginia Primary Care Association and The American Cancer Society Nationally Jointly Recognize St. George Medical Clinics’ Successful Outcome at Improving Rates of Colon Cancer Screening in 2014

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With colorectal cancer, CRC, screening rates of 32% in 2013, quality improvement, QI, leaders at St. George Medical Clinic made a commitment in 2014 to improving this important More...

Abandoned Buildings Grant Provides Momentum for Parsons

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Parsons Revitalization Organization ON TRAC (PRO ON TRAC) has received a technical assistance grant valued at $10,000 through the 2015 Brownfields, Abandoned, Dilapidated (BAD) More...

Leadmine United Methodist Women Meet

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The March 11, 2015, meeting of the Leadmine United Methodist Women was called to order by President Heather Lantz and Lavera Kelley gave the opening prayer. A short memorial More...


Gertrude Marie Yankie King

Gertrude Marie Yankie King, 90, a resident of Cortland Acres in Thomas, WV for the last 18 months passed peacefully from this life to her eternal home on Saturday, March 21, 2015. More...

Junior Denver Roy

Junior Denver Roy, 88, of Morgantown left this Earth to spend eternity with his Savior on March 21, 2015, with his family by his side. Junior was born in Parsons, WV on August More...

Larry “Manny” Glenn Lipscomb, II

Larry “Manny” Glenn Lipscomb, II, age 43 years, a resident of Pierce, WV departed this life peacefully at his home on Saturday, March 14, 2015. Death was attributed to accidental More...

Sheila Jean Bennett Hamner

Sheila Jean Bennett Hamner, 67, of Thomas, WV, departed this life Sunday, March 15, 2015. Death was sudden and unexpected. She was born on Feb, 9, 1948 in Vintondale, PA, a daughter More...

eAdvocate for March 25, 2015

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Bill Bonner William Stuart Bonner

This is a photo of William Stuart Bonner. He was a son of Asa and Melvina...

Dandy Lions 1 Dandy Lions

This is a booklet on The “Dandy Lions” Club at Parsons Graded School, organized January 1960...

turners tidbits 3 Women Spies in Civil War

Tucker Woman Recalls Part Women Spies Played in Civil War.  This is the first of a...

Spaghetti Dinner

There will be a Benefit Cancer Fund Spaghetti dinner from 2 – 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 28 at the Parsons Senior Center for Doug Pennington, Jr. Dinner includes spaghetti, salad, dessert, roll and drink More...

Buckwheat & Pancake Dinner..

Tucker County 4-H Teen Leader’s will hold a Buckwheat & Pancake Dinner on Saturday March 28  from  4- 7 p.m.  at  St. Paul’s United Methodist Church.  Cost of dinner More...


Voices From The Earth’s Community Theater Ensemble will hold auditions for the spring production on Thursday March 19 at 7 p.m.  and Saturday, March 21 at 1 p.m, in  the More...

Spring Bazaar..

Spring Bazaar on March 21 from 9 a.m. – 3 p,m. at Harman Fire Department. Easter Bunny will be there from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Several Vendors will be there.  More...

Tucker County Boys falls to Greater Beckley in Charleston 79-50

Derek Zirk takes the ball to the basket against the Greater Beckley defender on March 18th

Derek Zirk takes the ball to the basket against the Greater Beckley defender on March 18th CHARLESTON – The More...

Tucker County Girls beat St. Marys – fall to Wheeling Central

CHARLESTON – The #3 seeded Lady Mt. Lions faced #6 seeded St. Marys in the first round of the WV Girls’..

Mt. Lions win regional final game at Moorefield 62-53

 MOOREFIELD – The Tucker County Boys’ Basketball team traveled to Moorefield on March 12th to play the Yellowjackets for a chance..

The following citations have been recorded in the Tucker County Magistrate office: Gary S. Ball, Prichard, More...

Magistrate News for March 3, 2015

The following citations have been recorded in the Tucker County Magistrate office:  Chad Anthony Pregley, Fairview, was cited for no insurance..

Board of Ed to Petition State BOE for Calendar Relief

olluszka / Pixabay The Tucker Count Board of Education met in regular session last week. Board President Janet Preston called the meeting to order,..

Local Students Learn Citizenship in Charleston

Two Tucker County students moved from the classroom to the Capitol for a close look at the inner workings of state government as part of the Youth Leadership More...

Kings and Queens of Valentine

Valentines Day 2015 013 Yes, due to the very inclement weather in February, we were not able to hold our Valentine Celebration at the Mt. Top Center so we combined it with the March Outpost and St. Patrick’s Day Celebration. We now can announce the Kings and Queens of Valentine at both the Mt. Top..

Senior Luau warm spot during winter freeze

Local senior citizens warm up during winter with a luau at the Parsons Senior Center. PARSONS – Lots of people are complaining about Old Man Winter, but Tucker County Seniors took action against the long, cold winter days with a Polynesian luau. Seniors gathered at the Parsons More...


This past week has seen the end of winter and ushered in spring with a rainy day. I have seen some..

Spring is Near

The weather has broken and the snow has melted with warmer temperatures. Daylight savings time has already caused us to spring..

Property Transfers for March 17, 2015

The following property transfers have been recorded in the Tucker County Clerk’s office:   Mary Ellen Becker, Davis Corporation, 40’ x..

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