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By Penny Ellison On Wednesday, March 25th, 2015
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Board of Ed to Petition State BOE for Calendar Relief

The Tucker Count Board of Education met in regular session last week. Board President Janet Preston called the meeting to order, with all members present, the Pledge of Allegiance was held. Having neither presentations More...

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By Penny Ellison On Wednesday, March 18th, 2015
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Blackwater Falls Lodge Closes for Two Months

DAVIS – Blackwater Falls State Park Lodge has closed for two months. The lodge is closed from March 1, 2015 through April 30, 2015. The lodge is schedule to and is taking reservations for its re-opening on More...

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By Penny Ellison On Wednesday, March 18th, 2015
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Tucker Schools Lead Way With Gifted Program

HAMBLETON – Tucker County Schools are once again innovators in the state with their gifted program. Although not the first or only school to run their gifted program this way, they are however, one of the More...

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By Penny Ellison On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015
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Blackwater Falls State Park Welcomes New Superintendent

Blackwater Falls State park has a new Assistant Superintendent. Matthew Baker took his post just over a month ago and serves in a support role under park superintendent Rob Gilligan. Baker, a native of Delaware, More...

Anne Jones, Keith Burdette, Roxanne Tuesing, Sam England, Rob Gilligan, Bill Smith cut the ribbon for the sled run.
By Penny Ellison On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
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Blackwater Falls Opens Longest Sled Run on East Coast

Tucker County and West Virginia have yet another reason to be proud. In this age where many cities and towns are not allowing sledding for legal reasons, our area is once again proving that we are to be envied. Anne More...

Senior class advisor Anita Helmick addresses the board regarding the senior class trip with seniors Summer Snyder and Josie Mullenax in attendance.
By Penny Ellison On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
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BOE Approves Senior Class Trip

The Tucker County Board of Education met in regular session this past week. Following the call to order by President Janet Preston with all board members present, and the Pledge of Allegiance, having no public comments More...

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By Penny Ellison On Wednesday, November 19th, 2014
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High School Rates Distinguished by State

PARSONS – The Tucker County High School had reason to be proud recently when the West Virginia Department of Education paid a scheduled visit to the county school in late October. The WVDE came to the school More...

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By Penny Ellison On Wednesday, November 12th, 2014
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Board of Ed Recognizes Youth Football B Team

The Board of Education met recently at the Tucker County High School with all members present. Following the Pledge of Allegiance the board recognized the Tucker County Youth Football “B” team. Tucker County More...