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St. John’s UMC welcomes back Rev. Dent

On July 13 , Saint John’s United Methodist Church held a welcome back dinner for Rev. Phil Dent and his family. After the covered dish dinner, the entertainment theme for the evening was “This is your life Rev. Dent”, organized by PPR Chairman Paul Poling. The program started with the Youth Choir doing their best impression of the “George Jefferson More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
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The Wellness Center hosts FIREFLY 5K

Fun and games for the younger children and music will round out the evening as The Wellness Center, located at 215 Pennsylvania Avenue in Parsons, hosts the Firefly 5K fun walk/run on Friday, July 25 starting at More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
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Attorney General Patrick Morrisey to hold a Town Hall Meeting

In an ongoing effort to reach out to every county in West Virginia, AG Patrick Morrisey will be in Tucker County! The office of WV Attorney General Patrick Morrisey will hold a Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday July More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
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Leave A Legacy of Central Appalachia program is accepting new members

The Leave A Legacy of Central Appalachia program is accepting new members. Leave A Legacy assists nonprofit organizations to utilize the best ways to reach out to supporters for gifts through their estate plans. More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
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Tucker County native, Dilly, named as superintendent of the Kenneth “Honey” Rubenstein Juvenile Center

Division of Juvenile Services Director Stephanie Bond has named longtime agency official Dan Dilly as superintendent of West Virginia’s premier juvenile facility, the Kenneth “Honey” Rubenstein Juvenile Center, More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
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USDA announces funding for watershed rehabilitation program projects

NRCS receives more than $14M for six sites in West Virginia MORGANTOWN, WV – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that communities across the nation will benefit from a $262 million investment More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, July 8th, 2014
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July Highlights aboard the Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad

Explore the West Virginia mountains this summer aboard any one of four unique trains operated by the Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad. These Mountain Rail Adventures depart the historic depots of Elkins and More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, July 8th, 2014
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District #14 Convention

District #14 yearly convention was hosted by Blackwater, Dorcas and Huttonsville Rebekah Lodges on June 21, 2014 at the IOOF Home in Elkins. Following registration of members, lunch was served to 22 sisters and More...