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Heroes do not wear capes – they wear dog tags

Tucker County Veterans place a memorial wreath at the All Veterans Memorial Wall in Parsons Tuesday.

PARSONS – All gave some and some gave all, and this year, folks from all across Tucker County came out in large numbers to honor and give their thanks to local Veterans who fought for our freedom. Programs were held at Tucker Valley Elementary Middle and Davis Thomas Elementary Middle Schools honoring local Veterans, and the Tucker County Veterans More...

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Judge Ronald G. Pearson, Chairman, National Youth Science Foundation Board of Trustees, addresses Tucker County Commissioners Wednesday regarding the sale of Canaan Valley Institute.
By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Who will purchase Canaan Valley Institute?

PARSONS – Two groups have stepped forward announcing the desire to purchase the Canaan Valley Institute, located in Davis. Ron Hollis, manager of the Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge and Judge Ronald G. More...

Jane Barb, Parsons Councilwoman for Ward II, participates in her first meeting Monday. Barb was selected unanimously in October to fill the seat, left vacant with the resignation of Pamela Ruediger.
By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Parsons City Council welcomes Jane Barb, Councilwoman Ward II

Hire Tammy Michael as administrative support specialist PARSONS – A familiar face rejoined those gathered Monday evening at the Parsons City Council special meeting. Jane H. Barb, who was appointed unanimously More...

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By Penny Ellison On Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

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 Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, November 19th, 2014


The Parsons Detachment of the West Virginia State Police and the Tucker County Sheriff’s Department have been investigating numerous daytime burglaries in the Tucker County area. The crimes have occurred over More...

By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Bott files suit against City of Parsons, Parsons Police Chief

MORGANTOWN — According to the Associated Press, a West Virginia man claims in a lawsuit, that he was unlawfully arrested when he didn’t pay his water bill. A case was filed in federal court recently against More...

By Teri Cayton On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Flagg violates Pretrail Release

Shannon David Flagg is remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal Service for violating the conditions of his pretrial release. On Nov. 12 Flagg and counsel appeared for initial hearing on the Petition More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

DTEMS Fall Carnival

The School Fall Carnival at Davis-Thomas Elementary Middle School was held on Sunday, October 12, 2014. The principal, Alicia Lambert, and a student, Jon Rhodes of the eighth grade were interviewed. What did you More...