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Celebrate Recovery’s shoe drive has double benefit

Celebrate Recovery is conducting a shoe drive to raise funds to advertise the program. Storage unit number eight at Penn Avenue Car Wash, in Parsons, is a designated drop off site. Simply lift the door and place shoes inside. Shoes will be collected through August 6.

Celebrate Recovery has set a goal to collect 7,500 pairs of shoes as a fundraiser that will benefit not only the local CR program but others across the world, who are in need of jobs and shoes. Celebrate Recovery is conducting a shoe drive to raise funds to advertise the program. Storage unit number eight at Penn Avenue Car Wash, in Parsons, is a designated drop off site. Simply lift the More...

by Elizabeth Lancaster | Published 7 hours ago

Bluegrass Community Fair o raise funds for Special Olympics of Tucker County

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PARSONS, WV – If you love Bluegrass and helping children, then The Bluegrass Community Fair is the perfect event for you. John and Joyce Bowers wants to raise a lot of money More...

Local Students Repair Wilderness Hiking Trails

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CIRCLEVILLE, WV – - The third and last week of The Mountain Institute’s service learning summer program, Mountain Trail Monitors (MTM), finished as a huge success. Several More...

St. John’s UMC welcomes back Rev. Dent

On July 13 , Saint John’s United Methodist Church held a welcome back dinner for Rev. Phil Dent and his family. After the covered dish dinner, the entertainment theme for the More...

The Wellness Center hosts FIREFLY 5K

Fun and games for the younger children and music will round out the evening as The Wellness Center, located at 215 Pennsylvania Avenue in Parsons, hosts the Firefly 5K fun walk/run More...


Robert James “Bob” Schoonover

Robert James “Bob” Schoonover, age 74 years, a former resident of Tucker County, a resident of Elkins and former President and C.E.O. of Citizens National Bank, departed this More...

Zelda Pase Seaman

Zelda will be celebrating her 104th birthday with the Lord Aug. 15. She left to be with God Saturday, July 12 at 2:30 a.m. Zelda Pase Seaman was born in Thomas on Aug. 15, 1910. More...

Harold Lloyd Phelps

Harold Lloyd Phelps departed this life on July 13, 2014. He was born at a very young age out west (West Virginia). He was 8th of 9 siblings who grew to adulthood, and the last More...

Fred Milton Simmons

Fred Milton Simmons, age 82 years, a resident of Hambleton, WV, departed this life Friday, June 27, 2014 at Cortland Acres, Thomas, WV.  He had been in declining health for More...

eAdvocate for July 23, 2014

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This is a photo of the Dry Fork Lumber Companies Planing Mill in Laneville, WV.  The...

Italian Band of Pierce Italian Band of Pierce, WV

This photo (compliments of Riverfront Antiques) is of The Italian Band of Pierce, WVA. Two of...

Catholic Church Davis WV 1 Catholic Church in Davis

This is a photo of the Catholic Church in Davis. The Saint Veronica’s Catholic Church was...

Interpretive and Recreation Programs at Blackwater Falls State Park

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 10 a. m. Bugs, Beetles and Butterflies – What is the difference between an insect and a bug? At Harold Walters Nature Center 11 a.m. Butterfly Wings Craft – Harold Walters More...

Live Music Lineup Set for New De..

From bluegrass to blues, from country to folk-rock, an eclectic array of music is on tap at Arthurdale Heritage’s 2014 New Deal Festival. Performing on the main Center Hall More...

St. Paul’s UMW Quilt Show..

St. Paul’s UMW Quilt Show will be Thursday, July 31 at 10 a.m. – Friday, August 1 at 3 p.m.  Everyone welcome.  More...

Raffle for Boy and Girls Toy Bas..

Tickets for the Boy and Girl’s toy baskets are available at Five Rivers Public Library for $1 a chance. Proceeds go to the Run-For-It campaign. Drawing will be held July 31.  More...

Milestones for Two Tucker Coaches

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Tucker County High School Coach Tom Gutshall coached his final high school boys’ basketball game on Friday, More...

Hit It Fore Your Good Health Golf Tournament Winners

Hit It Fore Your Good Health Golf Tournament was held on June 8 at Canaan Valley State Park. Proceeds from the..

Kyle selected Cheer Coach of the Year

Amber Kyle, cheer coach at TCHS has been selected as cheer coach of the year by the WV Coaches Association. The..

Magistrate News for July 22, 2014

The following citations have been recorded in the Tucker County Magistrate office:  Michael Barrett Strauss, More...

Magistrate News for June 18, 2014

The following citations have been filed in the Tucker County Magistrate office:    Sampson O’Dell, of Gormania, was cited for..

Five Tucker County Students At Eastern Earn Merit List Recognition

One hundred and forty-six students, including five from Tucker County, achieved Merit List recognition last spring semester at Eastern WV Community..

Davis & Elkins Upward Bound Class of 2014

Members of the Davis & Elkins College Upward Bound class of 2014 are, from left, first row, Eric Bruce, Evan Arrington, Mariah Bowley, Abbey Lambert, More...

Annual Senior Center Picnic Coming Soon

We invite you to mark your calendar and plan to attend the annual Tucker County Senior Center Picnic scheduled for Monday, Aug. 4 at the Hendricks Park. Van transportation will be available. We will have plenty of entertainment, fun and games and delicious food available. Plan to bring your covered dish..

Baseball Trip Update

We have started taking payments for the Sept. 17 – 18 trip to Pittsburgh for the game between the Pirates and Red Sox and touring etc. in the Pittsburgh area. We still have some spots available. For information about the trip please call 304-478-2423 or stop by the senior More...

Momma Said for July 22, 2014

Momma Said, “It is hard to be politically correct when dealing with stupid people. There, I said it and I am..

Black Bears in WV

The big black bruins that roam the hills and hollows of West Virginia have come a long ways since the late..

Property Transfers for May 14, 2014

The following property transfers have been recorded in the Tucker County Clerk’s office: Laurie A. Wratchford, St. George, 7.7591 acres to..

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