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West Virginia hunters set record by harvesting 3,195 black bears in 2015

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  SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia hunters harvested 3,195 black bears during the combined 2015 archery and firearms seasons, according to Colin Carpenter, Black More...

FEMA joint field office closing

  The State of West Virginia and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Joint Field Office in Charleston, WV will close January 22, 2016. For the past ten months More...

DNR seeks wildlife paintings for 2017 calendar

Wildlife calendar 2016

  SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (DNR) is requesting original color wildlife paintings for the 2017 edition of the award-winning More...

Seniors travel to Lancaster

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  The Tucker County Senior Travelers visited Lancaster, PA in November. They were able to visit the National Christmas Center and see a wide variety of Christmas displays. One More...

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Betty Jo Sanders

 Betty Jo Sanders, 76, of Lula, Ga., formerly of Columbus, Ga. and Parsons, passed away on Dec. 22, 2015. She was an avid fisherman and bowler. She could have been found most More...

Mary Louise Nutter Kalar Sisler

 Mary Louise Nutter Kalar Sisler, age 91 years, a resident of the Shavers Fork Rd, Kerens, WV departed this life Sunday morning January 17, 2016, surrounded by her family at More...

James Lester “Jim” Flanagan

    James Lester “Jim” Flanagan, age 78 years, a resident of St. George, WV departed this life Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at the United Hospital Center at Bridgeport, More...

Philip I. (Clepto) Mullenax

    Philip. I (Clepto) Mullenax, left this world on Nov. 27, 2015. There will be a memorial service held on January 23, 2016, at the United Methodist Church in Hambleton More...

eAdvocate for February 3, 2016

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group of kids Turner’s Tidbits

This is a photo of the first grade class at Bretz School for May 23, 1945....

turner's police Turner’s Tidbits

This is a photo of some of our public servants from 1985. (L to R) Hank...

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This is a photo of Charles and Nora Merrill Nichols and their family. The family lived...

What’s Happening

PRO ON TRAC Meeting   The PRO ON TRAC meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, January 25 at Parsons City Hall. PRO ON TRAC is a nonprofit organization dedicated to revitalizing Parsons. All are welcome More...

What’s Happening..

Little League Baseball Notice of Election   Tucker County Little League Baseball will hold its annual meeting at 7 p.m. on February 10 at the Tucker County Board of Education More...

What’s Happening..

Upcoming Canaan Valley Resort Happenings   For additional details on events, call (304) 866-4121 ext. 2678 or www.canaanresort.com   Jan 6: Ski Area Re-opens – 7 More...

What’s Happening..

Upcoming Canaan Valley Resort Happenings   For additional details on events, call (304) 866-4121 ext. 2678 or www.canaanresort.com   Dec 30: The Unsinkable Molly Brown More...

Lady Mt. Lions get two wins to win St. Marys Invitational Tournament

Photo by Becky Moore
Elizabeth Nichols and Lydia Mullenax play defense against St. Marys January 16th Tucker County won the contest 57-55

  Photo by Becky MooreElizabeth Nichols and Lydia Mullenax play defense against St. Marys January 16th More...

Tucker County boys’ get two road wins at Philip-Barbour & Preston

  TuckerCountySports.Com   PHILIPPI – The Mt. Lions traveled to “AA” Philip-Barbour on Monday January 11th. Tucker County held off a..

Tucker Valley boys middle school basketball update

  By Dave Helmick TuckerCountySports.Com   The Tucker Valley Boys’ Basketball JV and Varsity teams hosted Tygarts Valley on January 4th...

Magistrate News

The following citations have been recorded in the Tucker County Magistrate office:   Tammy L. Cotton, More...

Magistrate News

The following citations have been recorded in the Tucker County Magistrate office:   Roncsvert David Ganan Almond, Washington, DC, was cited..

TCHS Theatre Company presents The Bold, The Young and The Murdered

TCHS cast members are preparing for opening night of the murder mystery comedy, The Bold, The Young and The Murdered on Saturday, May 2, at 7 p.m., in the TCHS Auditorium. Tucker County High School Theatre Company opens its annual spring show this Saturday with its first performance of The Bold, The..

Board Honors Golden Horseshoe and Math Winners

PARSONS – The Tucker County Board of Education met in regular session this past week. The meeting was presided over by Vice President M. Parsons More...

Tucker County Senior News

January Birthday Celebration at Parsons Center   The Parsons Senior Center will be giving special recognition to all participants celebrating birthdays in the month of January on Thursday, Jan. 21. Plan to come early and enjoy the music provided by the Goldenaires Choir. Prior to serving lunch, we will sing happy..

Tucker County Senior News

Representative from Advanced Hearing   The representative from Advanced Hearing will be at the Parsons Center on Tuesday, Jan. 26 at 10 a.m. Their office is located in the downstairs of the Center.   Representative from the Veteran’s Department   The Veteran’s More...

Momma Said

I had a reader contact me last week wanting information about one of the recipes I had in my column. The..

Elk Restoration in WV

    It appears that West Virginians will get to see elk make their return to the mountain state for the..

Property Transfers

The following property transfers have been recorded in the Tucker County Clerk’s office:   City of Parsons, Black Fork, Lot 91..

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