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Davisson Brothers Band on the Millrace Park stage

In case you didn’t get to come to any of the Friday night concerts in Millrace Park this past summer, and just so you know, even when it rained those attending had a good time. Davisson Brothers Band on the Millrace Park stage It was wonderful to gather in the park with friends and neighbors, visiting with each other, watching kids play on the nearby swings and slides and listening to music More...

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Fairview Cemetery Homecoming Meeting

Fairview Cemetery

The 38th annual Fairview Homecoming was held on June 29, 2014 at the church pavilion on Location Road, St. George. Following a picnic a brief business meeting was held for the More...

Pilot Project Results in Better Patient Care at Broaddus Hospital

BH Pilot Project Recognition

Philippi, WV –As a result of a successful partnership with the West Virginia Medical Institute (WVMI) Broaddus Hospital has improved an electronic medical record (EMR) More...

Canaan Valley Resort Hosts Porte Crayon History Alive! Performance

Donald Teeter as David Hunter Strother

Davis, WV – The Recreation Department at Canaan Valley Resort State Park will host a free, interactive historical performance of the renowned author and artist David Hunter More...

DNR biologist shows off snakes at Canaan Valley

DNR shows off snake

DAVIS – More than 100 youth and adults gathered Saturday evening at the Canaan Valley State Park Lodge to learn about an animal that strikes fear in even the bravest – More...


Donald Doyle “OOP” Jolly

Donald Doyle “OOP” Jolly, age 77 years, a resident of Parsons, WV, departed this life early Monday morning, August 18, 2014 at his home, surrounded by his family. He was born More...

Muriel Louise Cox Nestor

Muriel Louise Cox Nestor, 88, a former resident of Smokey Hollow, Parsons, and for the past four years, a resident of Colonial Place in Elkins, passed from this life Wednesday, More...

Marion Louise Eye

Marion Louise Eye, 82, of Elkins, WV and formerly of Lanesville, WV passed away peacefully August 5, 2014 at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, WV. She was born May 14, 1932 More...

Loretta Mae Mick Poling

Loretta Mae Mick Poling, 68, a resident of Parsons, passed from this life, Sunday, August 10, 2014 while camping in Dry Fork. She had been in her usual health and death was unexpected. Loretta More...

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Red Creek Falls Red Creek Falls

  This photo is of the Red Creek Falls. It is postmarked Laneville November 2, 1906....

Jim and Nancy Nester Foxy Father, Peaches, and Little Rascal

This is the last of the CB Radio Cards for a while. This is the card...

Laneville Planing Mill 2 Dry Fork Lumber Companies Planing Mill in Laneville, WV.

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

TC Association of Retired School Employees Picnic

All retired school employees and families are invited to a picnic this Thursday, Aug. 21, at noon at Mill Race Park.  Bring a covered dish. Tableware and drinks provided.  Come join in the fellowship More...

Book Sale..

Mountaintop Library Book Sale on Saturday, August 30; 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Shop & Save parking lot. Lots of gently used books. Proceeds goes towards the Run For It 2014 More...

Annual Picnic..

The Parsons Chaper No. 91, OES and Pythagoras Lodge No. 128 A.F. & A.M. will hold their annual picnic on Sunday, Aug. 24 at 1 p.m. in the St. George Park.  Everyone please More...

Peabody and Wanda’s famous bak..

Peabody and Wanda’s famous baked steak Friday, August 22, at the Tucker County Fair at Camp Kidd. The meals prepared and served by First United Methodist Church of Parsons More...

Mountain Lions Football Start Season Aug 29th Against Pocahontas

Issac Cole makes the catch in scrimmage at Preston Aug 16th

Issac Cole makes the catch in scrimmage at Preston Aug 16th This year’s Tucker County Football team is young More...

Maxwell takes realm as Head Coach of the Buckhannon Upshur Lady Bucs

Jeremy Maxwell Tucker County Graduate 2005, and WVU Graduate has taken over the realm of Head Coach of the Buckhannon Upshur..

Tucker County Golf Drop Opener at Trinity

MORGANTOWN – The Mt. Lions Golf team started the season Wednesday August 13th with an away match against Trinity. Trinity took..

Magistrate News for August 19, 2014

The following citations have been recorded in the Tucker County Magistrate office:   Larry Eugene Alkire, More...

Magistrate News for July 30, 2014

The following citations have been filed in the Tucker County Magistrate office: Rosean Theresa Boyles, of Parsons, was cited for no..

Mountaineer High School Reunion

werner22brigitte / Pixabay On July 4, 2014, the Mountaineer High School Alumni Association held its first reunion at the former Thomas High School gym..

Potomac State to Hold Special Information Session for Adult Students

Potomac State College of West Virginia University will hold a special information session for adults who are contemplating coming back to college. Individuals More...

Myrtle Beach Trip Payments

The travel committee will be collecting the final payments for the Myrtle Beach Trip on Thursday, Aug. 14 from 9:30 – 11 a.m. at the Parsons Center.  If this is not convenient for you please call Sam at the center and other arrangements will be made...

Travel News

We still need six participants to make the Dec. 1-4 Christmas Trip to Williamsburg feasible. We will be taking names of possible participants until Aug. 7 at which time we will determine if we have adequate numbers to make the trip a go. If we get enough we will begin collecting More...

Momma Said for August 29, 2014

I still have flashbacks of mom with her hair up in curlers and her bandana wrapped around her head. It didn’t..

Summer Vacation

For our summer vacation this year Tara and I decided to venture back out west to our second favorite state, Montana,..

Property Transfers for August 19, 2014

The following property transfers have been recorded in the Tucker County Clerk’s office:  William G. Moats, David A. Moats and Wanda..

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