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“Chemo Granny’s” Bring Warmth to Those Fighting Cancer

Caps made and donated by Granny’s Chemo to cancer patients at the Davis Medical Center Cancer Care Center.  Left to right:  Jennie Raines, DHS Foundation, Angela Shockey,  DMC Cancer Center, Penny Saville, Chemo Granny’s  representative, Dan Bucher, DHS Foundation and Duane Boyce, DMC Cancer Center.

Elkins, WV — When Chris Davis and Penny Saville attended Davis Medical Center’s grand opening event and the survivor’s balloon launch, they knew they wanted to be involved and help local cancer patients in some way. Through their group known as “Chemo Granny’s”, the two have since hand-crafted a number of beautiful knitted caps and donated More...

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Elf on the Shelf, Jose, returns to his family.
By Beth Christian Broschart On Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

We want to hear from you

Elf on the Shelf, Jose, returns to his family. On Thursday, families will gather together to give thanks and celebrate Thanksgiving. That evening, as all the young ones settle in their warm beds, they will turn 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...

Sandy Young
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Local Professional Earns National Certification in Durable Medical Equipment

Elkins, WV — Sandy Young of HomePlus in Elkins has successfully completed a rigorous process to earn certification as a Durable Medical Equipment Specialist (CDME) from the Board for Certification/Accreditation More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Smoked: Judge Sentences Woman With 290 Pounds of Pot In Yellowstone

A West Virginia woman was sentenced in federal court to five years behind bars for trafficking 290 pounds of marijuana in her RV in Yellowstone National Park in May. Daphne Watkins also will be required to undergo More...

By Clint Nichols On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Tucker Community Foundation Participates in National Effort to Highlight Local Impact of Philanthropy

PARSONS – Tucker Community Foundation celebrated National Community Foundations Week Nov. 9 through 15, along with more than 700 community foundations across the nation. For 25 years, the National Community Foundations More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Davis Medical Center Auxiliary Wins Award

Elkins, WV – The Davis Medical Center (DMC) Auxiliary recently received several awards from the annual Auxiliary of West Virginia Hospital Association (AWVHA) meeting at The Greenbrier Resort. The group’s “Imagination More...