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Help Needed for fire Victims

Earlier this month a fire destroyed the home of Van and Julie Witt in St. George.  The family is in need of womens clothing size 16p stretch and 1X and 2X shirts; men’s More...

Tucker County lowers tax rates

PARSONS – On Tuesday, Tucker County Commissioners did something unusual in today’s economy – they voted to lower the county’s tax rates. “We lowered More...

Govcon Accountants opens office in Thomas

Govcon Accountants, a leading accounting firm with clients nationwide, is opening an operations center in Thomas, WV. The company provides consulting and outsourced accounting More...

This Week in West Virginia History

Lieutenant-Colonel Rowan's exploit--the American delegate's visit to García

Charleston WV (April 2014) – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at Lieutenant-Colonel More...


James W.”Butch” Long, Sr

Mr. James W.”Butch” Long, Sr., age 87 years, a resident of the Holly Meadows Community, Parsons, WV, passed away Monday April 14, 2014 at Cortland Acres Nursing Home. He was More...

Charles W. Hershman, Sr.

Charles W. Hershman, Sr., 89, of Parsons and formerly of Rowlesburg died Thursday, April 17, 2014 at Mansfield Place in Philippi with family by his side. He was born March 26, More...

Wilbur Boyce Knotts

Wilbur Boyce Knotts, age 77, passed away at his residence on Saturday, April 5, 2014, following a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was born August 11, 1936, to the More...

Victor J. Ujcic

Victor J. Ujcic, 94, of Hanover, PA, formerly of Davis WV, passed away Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at his home. Born November 5, 1919 in Davis, WV, he was a son of the late Mike More...

eAdvcoate for April 23, 2014

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tannery Tannery in Parsons

  This is a photo of the Tannery in Parsons. Note the smoke stack which still...

The Home of Eugene Radcliff, Hendricks Eugene Radcliff of Hendricks

This photo is of the home of Eugene Radcliff of Hendricks. It appears that The Merchant’s...

Moss Ford Bridge Moss Ford Bridge

  This photo is of the Moss Ford Bridge know prior as Job’s Ford. It was...

Bricks at the Veterans Wall

The Tucker County Veterans Association are selling bricks at the Memorial Wall.  There are just a few spaces left, so if you would like to honor your Veteran or active duty personnel, now is the time.  More...

Tucker County Solid Waste Author..

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Tucker County Solid Waste Authority is scheduled for Tuesday May 6, 2014 at 3 p.m.   at the Tucker County Solid Waste Authority More...

Thomas Square Dance..

Thomas Square Dance will be held on Sunday, April 27, with potluck at 7 p.m. and dance at 8 p.m. at the Thomas Education Center, 324 Brown Street in Thomas. Beginners welcome, More...

Free Friday..

The First United Methodist Church of Parsons will hold their monthly Free Friday beginning at 6 p.m. on April 25 in the church fellowship hall.  Everyone in the community is More...

Tucker County Track Team Place 3rd And 4th At Richie County

Olivia Miller placed 2nd in the High Jump for Tucker County at Richie County

Olivia Miller placed 2nd in the High Jump for Tucker County at Richie County ELLENBORO – The Pizza House Invitational More...

Tucker County Softball Team Gains Momentum With 2 Wins

CAMP KIDD – The Lady Mt. Lions hosted “AAA” Hampshire County for a double header last Monday April 14th. In the..

Mt. Lions Baseball Drop Game At Pendleton County 15-5

FRANKLIN – Tucker County traveled to Pendleton County on Thursday April 17th and fell to the Wildcats 15-5. The Mt. Lions..

Magistrate News for April 22, 2013

The following citations have been filed in the Tucker County Magistrate office: Manuel DeJesus Sevilla of Windsor, More...

Magistrate News for March 25, 2014

The following citations have been recorded in the Tucker County Magistrate office:   Melina Luist of Boyds, Md. was cited for..

Harman School Receives Grant

Yamaha and VH1 Save the Music Foundation Help Strengthen Music Education in West Virginia BUENA PARK, Calif. —Yamaha and VH1 Save..

D&E Students Put Business Skills to Work

Groups Earn Top Rankings in Ongoing Competition Elkins – Davis & Elkins College management majors are gaining first-hand experience in how decision More...

Trip Reservations Still Available

Due to cancellations on the August 5-6 trip to Lancaster/Moses we have some reservations available. The July 8-10 trip to Lancaster was sold out and we scheduled this second trip because of several people not being able to go on the first trip. The available seats will be sold on a..

Swinging to the Music

Swinging to the music light dance and exercise events will be held at the Mt. Top Center on Monday, April 28 and each Wednesday afternoon at the Parsons Center.  More...

Momma Said for April 22, 2014

Spring is officially here, the lawn has been mowed. The mower fired up on the first pull so that was a..

A Day I’ve Been Waiting For

One of the happiest days of my life was when our daughter Kelsey was born. From that day I couldn’t wait..

Property Transfers for April 22, 2014

The following property transfer was recorded in the Tucker County Clerk’s office: Matthew O. Geary, Dry Fork, Tract #5 River Run..

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