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11th Annual Pickin’ in Parsons Bluegrass Festival gets underway

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“Well I met her in the hills of West Virginia, in the heart of a coal mining town” These are lyrics taken from Doyle Lawson’s song “Girl from WV” Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver are a multi award winning Bluegrass supergroup and one of the many bands performing at the 11th annual Pickin’ in Parsons Bluegrass Festival.   Appalachia is More...

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Joyce and Joyce Bowers, sponsors of   Bluegrass Community Fair, present members of Tucker County Special Olympics with a check for $1,500
By Mikie Dumire On Wednesday, July 30th, 2014
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Bowers hold fundraiser event for Special Olympics

Joyce and Joyce Bowers, sponsors of Bluegrass Community Fair, present members of Tucker County Special Olympics with a check for $1,500 The love Bluegrass and helping children, paid off big for Tucker County Special More...

Interested citizens at Town Hall Meeting with Attorney General Morrisey
By Pamela Ruediger On Wednesday, July 30th, 2014
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WV Attorney General Holds Town Hall Meeting

On Wednesday, July 23, West Virginia’s Attorney General, Patrick Morrisey, came to the Courthouse Annex and held a Town Hall Meeting. When he asked the assembled citizens if there were any pressing issues anyone More...

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By Teri Cayton On Wednesday, July 30th, 2014
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Stop and Smell the Flowers

If you have the opportunity to be on Davis Street in Parsons, stop by and see the beautiful flowers at the home of Martin and Jean Wilmoth. One of the 100 beautiful Dahlias at the Wilmoth residence Every spring, More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, July 30th, 2014
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Tucker Boe Again Tables Pay Raises

PARSONS — Tucker County Board of Education members voted for a second time to table three salary raises during the regular monthly meeting Monday. The increases include a $2,500 salary increase for Tucker County More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
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Mountain State Brewing named on list of 50 States SeriesTop Wineries & Breweries Worth Traveling For

Who doesn’t enjoy/need a massive beer or a towering glass of wine after a stressful day, week, month, or even year? (Cue Friends theme song.) While some drinkers prefer to guzzle down cheap, mass produced More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
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Community Theater Ensemble Workshop

Voices From The Earth’s Community Theater Ensemble in Thomas will offer a week-long workshop in basic stage skills for children- ACTS- August 4 – 8. Students entering grades five through eight are invited More...

By Parsons Advocate On Monday, July 28th, 2014
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Clarification

After the story about the flood wall in Parsons appeared in the last edition of The Parsons Advocate new information has come to light.  Dan Jones, Public affairs, US Army Corps of Engineers, has issued the following More...