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Double S Stables Annual Horse Camp

By Justin SuderThe Parsons Advocate Horse camp is occurring this week in Canaan Valley! Double S Stables is at it again with their annual horse camp allowing returning kids and More...

Leadmine United Methodist Women meet

 The Leadmine United Methodist Women held their regular monthly meeting at the fellowship hall, June 1, 2016 starting with a light dinner at 6 p.m. The meeting followed with More...

Miller Sentenced

By Beth Christian BroschartThe Parsons Advocate PARSONS – A Maryland woman who pleaded guilty to three misdemeanor counts of child neglect was sentenced Tuesday in Tucker County More...

Parsons, Hambleton Municipal Elections

Photo by Beth Christian Broschart
Sam Blosser is selected as the new Parsons City Councilman during the June 14 election. Blosser will serve a two year term for Ward 2, replacing Jane Barb who was appointed to the position Oct. 2014. Blosser received 44 votes and his opponent for that position, Carolyn Gray, received 14 votes.

Photo by Beth Christian BroschartSam Blosser is selected as the new Parsons City Councilman during the June 14 election. Blosser will serve a two year term for Ward 2, replacing More...

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Dorothy Louise Bonner

Dorothy Louise Bonner, age 86 years, a resident of Parsons, WV, departed this life Wednesday afternoon, June 15, 2016 at Nella’s Incorporated at Elkins, WV with her family at More...

Elmer James Carr

Elmer James Carr, age 91 years, a resident of the Government Road, Shaver’s Fork, Kerens, WV, departed this life Thursday afternoon, June 16, 2016 at his home.He was born Friday, More...

John Howard Collett, Sr

John Howard Collett, Sr., 73, a resident of Thomas, passed from this life Sunday, June 19, 2016 at home surrounded by his family.John was born Saturday, June 27, 1942 in Hambleton, More...

Kenneth Ray Wratchford

Kenneth Ray Wratchford, 79, of Hydes, MD passed away June 15, 2016 in Thomas, WV. He was born October 31, 1936 in Mackeyville, WV, a son of the late George Dewey and Macil Buckbee More...

eAdvocate for June 22, 2016

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Wanda Hinkle painting

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

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This is a picture of a child’s money bank meant to promote thrift. It was given...

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In honor of all who served to keep our Country safe from its inception to today,...

What’s Happening

The Gospel Sing Local Talent The Golden Aries, SonBeams, Mike Helmick, Danny Barkley, and Rocky Hebb will be performing at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 24 at Mill Race Park. Hamburgers and hot dogs plus lots More...

What’s Happening..

Annual Chicken Burn Class of 2017 Annual Chicken Burn Friday, June 17, at D&C Motors Pre Owned Auto & Collison Repair, across from Kidwell’s, in Parsons. ½ Chicken, More...

What’s Happening..

Fairview Homecoming The 40th Annual Fairview Homecoming will be on Sunday, June 26th at 12:30 p.m. at the church pavilion on Location Road, St. George. Picnic lunch at 12:30 More...

What’s Happening..

Benefit Gospel Sing There will be a benefit gospel sing and auction from 4-6 p.m. Saturday, June 4 at the Parsons Senior Center. All proceeds go to Teresa Evans White to pay More...

Tucker Valley Tract team breaks records

1st Place Will White

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

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..

Justin Fike Earns Class “A” Baseball Recognition

By Dave HelmickTuckerCountySports.Com The WV Sports Writers Association announced the 2016 Class “A” Baseball All-State on June 7th. Tucker County’s Justin..

Magistrate News

The following citations have been recorded in the Tucker County Magistrate office: John F. Walters, Jr., Grafton, More...

Magistrate News

The following citations have been recorded in the Tucker County Magistrate office: Robert A. Burton, Parsons, was cited for no seatbelt..

Canaan Valley Institute completes energy education work with eighth graders and will host a summer energy day camp

tour photo TUCKER COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA — This spring semester, scientists with Canaan Valley Institute (CVI) worked with eighth-grade students from the Tucker..

SUMMER CAMP SESSIONS

ATTENTION PARENTS AND STUDENTS!Summer camp is a four week program lasting from July 5 –July 28, three days per week, Tuesday – Thursday, from 8 More...

Tucker County Seniors Excel At Olympics

Photo by SRO staff volunteer: Colby Mallery The Tucker County Senior Centers sent 10 participants to the 15th annual Olympics at Potomac State College in Keyser, WV June 7 through 10. The Olympians had an exciting time participating in many events and they performed very well.The Les Clifford Performing Arts Trophy was won by Meg and Jim Buddingh...

Senior News

WEST VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS ASSISTANCE REPRESENTATIVE The representative from the W V D V A is scheduled to be at the Parsons Senior Center on Thursday, June 23 to assist clients with concerns about V A benefits. The usual hours are 9:30am – 2:00pm and the office More...

Momma Said

The birds are having fun in the feeder. The little ones come in and throw seeds everywhere. Then the bigger ones..

Summer Break

I’m not sure where spring went but summer time is here. School’s out and the pools are filled with happy kids...

Property Transfers

The following property transfers have been recorded in the Tucker County Clerk’s office: Herz, Herz & Reichle, Inc. and Frederick A...

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