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TCCC reveals winners

The Tucker County Chamber of Commerce has announce dthe recipients for the 38th Annual Chamber Awards. The banquet will be on Thursday evening, May 19, 2016 at 6:00pm at Canaan More...

Residents pray and honor community members

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Rain did not dampen the determination of the nearly 100 people who gathered on the Tucker County Courthouse square Thursday to join in the National Day of Prayer. Residents assembled with others to pray for the city, county, state, nation and world, and made a presentation to the Ed McDonald family for his service to the community.

Photo by Beth Christian BroschartRain did not dampen the determination of the nearly 100 people who gathered on the Tucker County Courthouse square Thursday to join in the National More...

Give Local America Day celebrated with donors

Photo by Beth Christian Broschart
Local artist Amy Goughnour paints rocks during Tuesday’s Give Local America Day celebration and open house at the new Tucker Community Foundation Office in Davis. TCF Development Director Diane Hinkle said Goughnour volunteered her time Tuesday to paint the rocks during the celebration.

Photo by Beth Christian BroschartLocal artist Amy Goughnour paints rocks during Tuesday’s Give Local America Day celebration and open house at the new Tucker Community Foundation More...

Parsons Annual Bike & Hike

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PRO ON TRAC will host a Bike & Hike on Saturday, June 4 at Mill Race Park in Parsons. June 4 is National Trails Day and Pro invites folks of all ages to come and ride or More...

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Ella Jean Beckman Luzier

Ella Jean Beckman Luzier passed away May 4, 2016 at Cortland Acres. She was born December 27, 1922 in Oakland, MD, one of 12 children to the late Roy and Mary Beckman. She was More...

Yvonne Rinehart

A memorial service for Yvonne Rinehart will be held on May 28, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. The service will be at the Stemple Ridge United Methodist Church in Preston County.  More...

William “Billy” Joseph Knotts

William “Billy” Joseph Knotts, 49, a resident of Hambleton, passed from this life Friday, May 6, 2016. He had been in his usual health and death was unexpected.Billy was More...

Joan “Jo” Jean Rosier Akers

Joan “Jo” Jean Rosier Akers, 78, a resident of Montrose, passed from this life Saturday, May 7, 2016 at home surrounded by family.Jo was born Tuesday, December 28, 1937 on More...

eAdvocate for May 25, 2016

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This is a picture of a plate from The First United Methodist Church of Parsons. The...

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This is a second art work of Lolita Collett Hilliard. It is a credit to her...

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

What’s Happening

PRO ON TRAC Meeting PRO ON TRAC Meeting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 24 at Parsons City Hall. PRO ON TRAC is a nonprofit organization dedicated to revitalizing Parsons. All are welcome to attend. Memorial More...

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Trout Stocking The following waters were stocked: Blackwater River, Dry Fork (Randolph, Tucker, Seneca Lake, Shavers Fork (Bemis), Shavers Fork (lower section – Bowden to Bemis), More...

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Davis BAD Buildings Committee Meeting Community meeting to discuss problem of vacant and dilapidated buildings in Davis. Monday May 9, 6 p.m.Meet at Pavilion at Davis Riverfront More...

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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. More...

Lady Mt. Lions Softball Team gets first win in sectional game

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By Dave HelmickTuckerCountySports.Com CAMP KIDD – The Tucker County High School Softball Team ended their More...

Tucker County Girls’ & Boys’ Track capture Pvc Championship

By Dave HelmickTuckerCountySports.Com KEYSER – The Tucker County Girls’ & Boys’ Track teams traveled to Keyser High School to compete in..

Tucker County drops game at Southern, MD 8-0

By Dave HelmickTuckerCountySports.Com OAKLAND,MD – The Mt. Lions Baseball team could only manage to get one game in this past week..

Magistrate News

The following citations have been recorded in the Tucker County Magistrate office: Travis J. Moss, Glenville, More...

Magistrate news

The following citations have been recorded in the Tucker County Magistrate office: Amber Lynn Gladding, Canaan Heights, was cited for expired..

Lambert explains Think Maps to BOE

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Davis Thomas Elementary Middle School Principal Alicia Lambert explains about the eight thinking maps used by students in every content area taught in the school. Tucker County BOE members held their regular meeting Monday at DTEMS and had the opportunity to ask questions about the graphic organizer techniques intended to correspond with eight different fundamental thinking processes the students are using as visual tools for learning. By Beth Christian BroschartThe Parsons Advocate THOMAS – Davis Thomas Elementary Middle School has been piloting a program called Thinking Maps..

Eastern sets nurse pinning ceremony & college commencement for May 13 & 14

Area college students, with their friends and families, will celebrate Commencement 2016 for Eastern WV Community and Technical College Saturday May 14, More...

Tucker County Senior News

CHOICES Once again we remind you of this very interesting presentation. From the time that we are children to our senior years we are faced with choices that can affect our day, week, year, or even the rest of our lives. With this in mind the Parsons Senior Center is hosting..

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, More...

Momma Said

Rain, rain, go away, come again another day. I am so sick of rain it is not funny. I can’t get..
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Persistence Pays Off

There’s nothing better than climbing to the top of a ridge and watching a beautiful sunrise come up as the woods..

Property Transfers

The following property transfers have been recorded in the Tucker County Clerk’s office: Robert L. Spears Sr., Dry Fork, Transfer on..

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