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Survival Training Comes to the Valley

Retired USAF Colonel Mark Chapin and Eagle Scout Lucas Bast crouch in the midst of a wilderness survival area constructed on the property of Canaan Valley Baptist Church.

  Retired USAF Colonel Mark Chapin and Eagle Scout Lucas Bast crouch in the midst of a wilderness survival area constructed on the property of Canaan Valley Baptist Church. Submitted by Brad Spencer CANAAN VALLEY — While survival based reality shows have become a regular form of entertainment on television, two area men are funneling their years More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, July 15th, 2015
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Mountaineer Days

  By Beth Christian Broschart The Parsons Advocate THOMAS – Thousands of folks flocked to Mountaineer Days last weekend, where everyone attended many events in between rain showers. The event, sponsored by the More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, July 15th, 2015
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25th Annual Celebration of the Arts

  By Beth Christian Broschart The Parsons Advocate   DAVIS – Nearly 1,500 folks gathered at Canaan Valley State Park last Sunday to share the 25th Annual Celebration of the Arts with the Wheeling Symphony More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, July 15th, 2015
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Uncle Sam’s Birthday Party

  By Beth Christian Broschart The Parsons Advocate   DAVIS – More than 300 supporters of the Tucker Community Foundation gathered for the 26th annual Uncle Sam’s Birthday Party on July 3 at Canaan Valley More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, July 15th, 2015
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Students enjoy summer feeding program

Youth gather Tuesday at Mill Race Park in Parsons for the Summer Feeding Program. The program began June 22 and will continue weekdays at noon through Aug. 12. Locations include Mill Race Park, St. George Park, More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, July 15th, 2015
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Summer Reading Program celebrates community heroes

Week three of the Five Rivers Public Library Summer Reading Program ends with a celebration of community heroes on Wednesday. The program, ‘Every Hero Has a Story,’ focused on community heroes, and students More...

Wellness 24 Fitness Center reopened its doors last Monday, and folks flocked in to rejoin. The center now offers round the clock access through a sliding key lock.
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, July 15th, 2015
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The Wellness Center reopens as Wellness 24

  Wellness 24 Fitness Center reopened its doors last Monday, and folks flocked in to rejoin. The center now offers round the clock access through a sliding key lock.   By Beth Christian Broschart The Parsons More...

Regional Tobacco Prevention Specialist Kris Kimble Ratliff shows an example of the foot of someone with Buerger’s Disease, which is associated with smoking. Ratliff smoking facts and figures with Tucker County Commissioners Wednesday during their regular meeting.
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, July 15th, 2015
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Commissioners learn about regional tobacco prevention

  Regional Tobacco Prevention Specialist Kris Kimble Ratliff shows an example of the foot of someone with Buerger’s Disease, which is associated with smoking. Ratliff smoking facts and figures with Tucker More...