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Digital Marketing Workshop Comes to Tucker


Local and regional artists, arts supporters, and community leaders came to attend a workshop in Digital and Social Media Marketing, Saturday July 9. The workshop was held at the More...

Live Pro Wrestling coming to Parsons

The West Virginia Wrestling Alliance (WVWA) is a professional wrestling organization that is based out of Parkersburg. It was started in Clarksburg in 1996 by owner-promoter-wrestler, More...

Tygarts Valley Conservation District local work group meeting scheduled, August 4

PHILIPPI, W.Va., July 25, 2016 – The Tygarts Valley Conservation District and the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will convene a local work group meeting to develop More...

Wvu Mountaineer, Black Walnut Festival Teen Queen, and West Virginia Association of Fairs & Festival Queen to throw out first pitches at 9th Annual “Purple Power Night”


Volunteers for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network are excited to announce that three very special guests will be throwing out ceremonial “first pitches” at the 9th Annual More...


Alice Irene Bryan

Alice Irene Bryan, 90, passed away on Sunday, July 17, 2016 at Bon Secours Maria Manor Nursing Care Center. Irene was surrounded by her loving family in St. Petersburg, FL where More...

LaVerna Ray Miller White

LaVerna Ray Miller White, 90, of Greenville, South Carolina and formerly of Mt. Airy, Maryland, died July 20, 2016, at home surrounded by family. She was born August 13, 1925 More...

Wilda Jean Loughry Dumire

 Wilda Jean Loughry Dumire, age 86 years, a former resident of the Location Community, Saint George, WV and Parsons, WV and more recently a resident of Hambleton, WV, where More...

Douglas H. Mitchell

Douglas H. Mitchell, 69, of Corry, Pa., died quietly at home on Saturday, July 16, 2016. He was born in Corry, Pa., on Jan. 23, 1947, a son of the late William H. and Mary Burlingame More...

eAdvocate for July 27, 2016

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turners tidbits (1) Turner’s Tidbits

This is a photo of Ted Dove (standing) and Arthur (Oss) Cooper (sitting). Ted Dove was...

turners tidbits front Turner’s Tidbits

This is a picture of a train on the Coketon rails around 1900. The train was...

Wanda Hinkle painting

This is a picture that was painted by Wanda Miller Hinkle. She was a daughter of...

What’s Happening

Cake Walk The Tucker County Veterans Association will be hosting a cakewalk at 6 p.m. on Saturday July 30 at the courthouse in Parsons. . Free hot dogs and drinks will be served. All donations of cakes More...

What’s Happening?..

Bake Sale There will be a bake sale/yard sale/hotdog sale 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Hambleton Methodist Church Basement on Saturday, July 23. Upcoming Special Events at Blackwater More...

What’s Happening..

Upcoming Canaan Valley Resort Happenings For additional details on events, call (304) 866-4121 ext. 2678 or www.canaanresort.comJuly 6: Useful Trees & Edible Plants HikeJuly More...

What’s Happening..

Flood Relief Donations Tucker County Family Resource Network is seekingwhich local churches, community groups or other agencies are working to collect supplies for the 2016 flood More...

New Score Board for TCHS football


A new scoreboard is in place and operational at the Tucker County High School football field. The scoreboard More...

Tucker Valley Tract team breaks records

 Tucker Valley Boys and Girls Track team competed in seven meets in the 2016 season. Both teams together consisted of 43..

Seth Evans Competes In North/South All-Star Basketball Game

By Dave HelmickTuckerCountySports.Com The Annual North South All-Star Basketball game was held on June 17th at South Charleston Community Center. Tucker..

Magistrate News

The following citations have been recorded in the Tucker County Magistrate office: June L. Davis, Elkins, was More...

Magistrate News

The following citations have been recorded in the Tucker County Magistrate office: Christopher W. Cooper, Davis, was cited for no proof..


August 8—First Day for StaffAugust 11—First Day for StudentsSeptember 5—HOLIDAY, NO SCHOOL, Labor DayOctober 12—End of First Grading PeriodNovember 8—HOLIDAY, NO..

HVAC installation at TCHS behind schedule

By Beth Christian BroschartThe Parsons Advocate PARSONS – Tucker County BOE members heard from Ted Shriver about the progress with the HVAC system being More...

Tucker County Senior Center News

ANNUAL SENIOR PICNIC Please put Monday, August 1, 2016 on your calendar now and plan to join us for the annual picnic. The picnic will be at the Hendricks Park. Festivities begin at 10:30 a.m. The Center will provide the meat so bring your favorite covered dish and lawn chairs and..

Tucker County Senior Center News

ANNUAL SENIOR PICNIC Please put Monday, August 1, 2016 on your calendar now and plan to join us for the annual picnic. Festivities begin at 10:30 a.m. Bring your favorite covered dish and lawn chairs and enjoy the entertainment. OUTPOSTS St. George will hold their monthly outpost More...

Momma Said

My little squirrel is having a quarrel with a blue jay over the peanuts. The jay is a glutton and tries..

Fishing a Brand New River

I always like fishing a creek or river for the first time. There’s the challenge of figuring out what is the..

Property Transfers

The following property transfers have been recorded in the Tucker County Clerk’s office: Nicholas W. Martin, Davis Corporation, Lot #9 to..

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