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  By Beth Christian Broschart The Parsons Advocate   PARSONS – Veterans keep our country safe and they put their lives on the line to protect the freedoms we hold dear. More...

St. George Medical Clinic Receives Federal Funding, Upgrades Network with High-Speed Fiber Optic Connectivity Network Improvements Provided by TeleQuality Accelerate Primary Care Services Delivery

  PARSONS, West Virginia (Nov. 11, 2015) — St. George Medical Clinic, in partnership with TeleQuality Communications and with financial assistance provided by the Universal More...

Orthopedic Surgeon Walter C. Boardwine, D.O. Joins DMC


  Elkins, WV – Davis Medical Center (DMC) announces the addition of Dr. Walter C. Boardwine, orthopedic surgeon. Dr. Boardwine, a native West Virginian, says he’s pleased More...

Davis Medical Center Recipient of WV Governor’s Award for Life 2015

DMC team members proudly display the West Virginia Governor’s Award for Life 2015 which they received as a result of outstanding support of organ, tissue and cornea donation.  Departments represented include: nursing, emergency department, quality and risk management, nursing education, and cardio-pulmonary.

  DMC team members proudly display the West Virginia Governor’s Award for Life 2015 which they received as a result of outstanding support of organ, tissue and cornea More...

Virginia Marguerite Bonner Raines Sheets

    Virginia Marguerite Bonner Raines Sheets, age 98 years, a resident of Parsons, WV departed this life peacefully Thursday, October 15, 2015 at the Davis Medical Center More...

Elizabeth Jane Stewart

    Elizabeth Jane Stewart, 96, of Thomas, WV passed away October 11, 2015 at her home. She was born November 2, 1918 in Clarington, OH a daughter of the late Casper More...

Bernie Phillips

    Bernie was born in Parsons, W. VA, the second son of Elmer and Nina Phillips (Darkey) September 21, 1930. He graduated from Parsons High School in 1948 and attended More...

Mary Lee Lambert

    Mary Lee Lambert, 101, of Oakland passed away on Friday, October 16, 2015 at the Dennett Road Manor Nursing Home. Born on December 3, 1913, on a farm in Lead Mine, More...

eAdvocate for November 25, 2015

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turners tidbits Turner’s Tidbits

This is a section of a photo of Pierce. According to records, Pierce was a coal...

three girls Turner’s Tidbits

This is a photo of May, Mary and Kate Dove. They had a brother Theadore “Ted”...

Sunflower Sunflower

This is a picture of Sunflower who played on WWVA and the Jamboree for a number...

What’s Happening

Cortland Tree Lighting Ceremony   The Friends of Cortland invite residents to “Light Up A Life” in memory of, or to honor a loved one. A gift of $5 will light one bulb on Cortland’s More...

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Flu Shot Clinic   The Tucker County Health Department will have a Flu Shot Clinic from 5 -6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 28 at the Tucker County Health Department. Shots will More...

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Library Board of Trustees meeting   Mountaintop Public Library Board of Trustees meeting will be held Thursday, October 22 at 4:30 p.m. at the Library. Everyone is welcome.   Mount More...

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Free Friday   Free Friday will be held on September 25 at 6 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church pavilion in Parsons. A variety of soups and sandwiches will be served, More...

2015 Football Potomac Valley Conference All-Conference Team

  Defensive Line 2nd Team – Dylan Husk (Tucker Co) Sr. Defensive Line Honorable Mention – Dillon More...

Area Schedule

Monday November 16th Tucker County Boys’ Basketball First Day of Practice Friday November 20th Tucker County Girls’ Basketball Scrimmage @ Keyser..


  By Dave Helmick TuckerCountySports.Com   SHORT GAP – The Tucker County Girls’ and Boys’ Cross Country teams competed in the..

Magistrate News

The following citations have been recorded in the Tucker County Magistrate office:   Curtis A. Jones, More...

Magistrate News

The following citations have been recorded in the Tucker County Magistrate office:  George J. Killmer, Huntley, Ill, was cited for speeding..

TCHS Theatre Company presents The Bold, The Young and The Murdered

TCHS cast members are preparing for opening night of the murder mystery comedy, The Bold, The Young and The Murdered on Saturday, May 2, at 7 p.m., in the TCHS Auditorium. Tucker County High School Theatre Company opens its annual spring show this Saturday with its first performance of The Bold, The..

Board Honors Golden Horseshoe and Math Winners

PARSONS – The Tucker County Board of Education met in regular session this past week. The meeting was presided over by Vice President M. Parsons More...

Tucker County Senior News

SHIP ANNOUNCEMENT   Remember the dates to sign up for or to make changes to your Medicare Part D are October 15 – December 7, 2015. If you have any questions, please feel free to call Ann at the Parsons Senior Center at 304-478-2423 for an appointment.   TRAVEL COMMITTEE NEWS..

Tucker County Senior Center News

Halloween Festivities   We invite you to join us at the senior centers for our annual Halloween Parties and Costume Parades. The Mt. Top event is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 27. The costume parade will be held about 11:15 a.m. just prior to lunch. The Parsons Parade will More...

Momma Said

I hope everyone took a few minutes last week to thank a veteran for their service. They sacrifice so much for..

2015 Mast Survey

  The 2015 mast survey conducted by the WVDNR is out and it found that the oaks didn’t produce very many..

Property Transfers

The following property transfers have been recorded in the Tucker County Clerk’s office:   Paul Magness and Meredith Magness, Davis Corporation,..

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