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Area Art Group Wishes Strangers Well

Participants prepare well-wishes to be sent to strangers.

DAVIS – A Tucker County Art Group, namely ArtSpring, has come up with a creative way to wish strangers in this world well. The “living art” project reaches out to residents of another community via anonymous letters sent en-masse to a small town openly voted on by the group. Participants prepare well-wishes to be sent to strangers. The group More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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Tucker Commission hears reports and updates

PARSONS – Members of the Tucker County Commission received updates and reports during their meeting last Wednesday. Bill Smith, Director of the Tucker County CVB, presented his annual report and announced his More...

Parsons residents Neal Precht, Carroll Precht and Roxanne Bright prepare for the survivor lap during the 2014 Relay for Life in Elkins. This year, Tucker and Randolph County will again team up for the relay.
By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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Plans underway for 2015 Relay for Life

PARSONS – On Thursday, participants, team members and organizers met to begin the process of planning for the 2015 Relay for Life, and the group is hoping more folks will join in and participate in this year’s More...

TC's Gun Shop located on Cortland Road in Canaan Valley.
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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Local gun shop gives bang for the buck

CANAAN VALLEY — Hunters and gun enthusiasts in Tucker County can now feed their hunger for firearms and ammo with the opening of a new retail store in Canaan Valley. TC’s Gun Shop located on Cortland Road More...

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By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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U.S. Fish and Wildlife decides not to acquire Canaan Valley Institute

DAVIS – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced last Monday it has decided not to acquire the Canaan Valley Institute building and associated land in Davis. According to Ron Hollis, refuge manager at More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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Rabies/Distemper Prevention

Cases seen within the last month have raised cause for concern about keeping animals vaccinated, specifically for rabies and distemper. In Tucker County, one skunk and one raccoon were both rabies positive. The More...

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By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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Fortney retires from YouthBuild

ELKINS – YouthBuild students, alumni, directors, staff and community leaders gathered Thursday to honor Loren Fortney, and thank him for his 12 years of dedicated service. Fortney helped young adults age 16 to More...

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By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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Prevention from flu vaccine reduced this season

PARSONS – Local health officials report the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a press release Friday stating that getting a flu vaccine this season reduced a person’s risk of having to go to More...