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State Parole Officer Arrested for Buying Drugs in Braxton County

Chris Bright

Chris Bright Story compliments WBOY News A state parole officer was arrested Monday after Braxton County deputies observed him make a drug deal.Christopher Bright, 36, of Parsons, More...

Former Tucker County resident receives award

Fort Defiance High School teacher Paula Jesalva comes forward to the sound of applause after she is named teacher of the year for Augusta County Schools in a luncheon in Waynesboro on Friday, April 15, 2016.(Photo: Mike Tripp/The News Leader) Paula is a 1983 graduate of Tucker County High School and a graduate of Liberty University. A super-terrific person--daughter, wife, mother, grandmother.  Daughter of the Eva and the late David Mason.

Fort Defiance High School teacher Paula Jesalva comes forward to the sound of applause after she is named teacher of the year for Augusta County Schools in a luncheon in Waynesboro More...

Highland Market is Evolving

Kitchen Progress

Kitchen Progress Davis, WV­— The Highland Market in Davis will now be able to purchase more ingredients from local and regional farmers in order to offer wholesome & healthy More...


Denzil “Denny” Earl Evans Jr.

Denzil “Denny” Earl Evans Jr., 50, a resident of Parsons, passed from this life Monday, April 18, 2016. He had been in his usual health and death was unexpected.Denny More...

Dora E. Thomas

  Dora E. Thomas, age 88, went to be with Jesus on Friday, April 22 in Shalimar, Florida. She was born in Davis, West Virginia on May 13, 1927 to the late Charles Frank More...

Troy Arthur Carr

Troy Arthur Carr, age 88 years, a resident of the Dry Fork Community, Hendricks, WV, departed this life Tuesday afternoon, April 19, 2016 at the Davis Medical Center at Elkins, More...

Bryan Troy Judy

  Bryan Troy Judy born May 10, 1983 passed away at the age of 32 on April 18, 2016 at Franklin Square Hospital in Baltimore, MD. Bryan was born at John Hopkins Hospital. More...

eAdvocate for May 4, 2016

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This oil painting was the work of Lolita Ruth Collette Hilliard of Parsons. Lolita was the...

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This is a picture of roses painted on a tile. On the lower left corner of...

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If you close your eyes and take a mental trip back in time to Blackwater Falls,...

What’s Happening

Repainting Quilt Crosswalks PRO ON TRAC will be meeting Saturday April 30, weather permitting, to repaint the quilt crosswalks. Volunteers to help with the project are welcome. Questions should be directed More...

What’s Happening..

Leadmine Homecoming The annual Leadmine Homecoming will be Sunday, May 1 at 1 p.m. at the Leadmine Fellowship Building. Bring a covered dish to share and a raffle gift. Everyone More...

What’s Happening..

PHS Alumni Meeting The Parsons High School Alumni Association will be meeting at 5 p.m. on Thursday April 14, 2016 at Little Andi’s Restaurant in Parsons. Final plans are More...

What’s Happening..

Trout Stocking The following waters were stocked: Blackwater River; Horseshoe Run; Laurel Fork (Randolph); Red Creek; Shavers Fork (Bemis); Shavers Fork (lower section); Shavers More...

Lady Mt. Lions Softball Update

Photo by Dave Helmick
Tucker County’s Melanie Adams delivers a pitch at Camp Kidd

Photo by Dave HelmickTucker County’s Melanie Adams delivers a pitch at Camp Kidd By Dave HelmickTuckerCountySports.Com CAMP More...

Tucker County Baseball Endures Tough Week

By Dave HelmickTuckerCountySports.Com Tucker County High School’s Baseball Assistant Coach Denzil Evans passed away on Monday afternoon April 18th. Evans was..

Tucker County Track Finishes Strong at Preston & North Marion

By Dave HelmickTuckerCountySports.ComKINGWOOD – The Tucker County Girls’ & Boys’ Track teams traveled to Preston on Tuesday April 19th for a..

Magistrate News

The following citations have been recorded in the Tucker County Magistrate office: William J. Divito, Pittsburgh, More...

Magistrate News

The following citations have been recorded in the Tucker County Magistrate office: Joshua F. Venti, Ocala, Fla. was cited for failure..

Tucker County Student Named as Finalist for FSU McClain Presidential Scholarship

For the eighth consecutive year, three West Virginia high school seniors have been named as recipients of Fairmont State University’s premier..

Students registering now for Eastern’s summer & fall classes

Registration for both summer and fall semesters opens April 1 at Eastern WV Community & Technical College. Summer registration continues through May More...

Tucker county Senior News

PARSONS MAY OUTPOST AND PROGRAM With Mother’s Day just around the corner the Parsons Senior Center May Outpost scheduled for Tuesday, May 3 will host a “Tribute To Mothers” for the program. The event begins at 1 0:30am with the Goldenaires Choir presenting special music, singing, and readings etc. Following the..

Tucker County Senior News

PARSONS CENTER APRIL BIRTHDAY RECOGNITION All participants at the Parsons Center celebrating birthdays in April will be given special recognition on Thursday, April 21. Plan to come early and enjoy the singing by the Goldenaires Choir that begins at 10:30am. Just prior to serving More...

Momma Said

George Bernard Shaw was first quoted saying, “Youth is wasted on the young.” I have to agree with that statement whole..

The Wild Turkey

It’s that time of the year where everything wakes up and comes back to life. The trees and wildflowers are blooming..

Property Transfers

The following property transfers have been recorded in the Tucker County Clerk’s office: Shirley A. Atkinson, Hambleton Corporation, (1) Lot #6..

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