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Help Needed for fire Victims

Earlier this month a fire destroyed the home of Van and Julie Witt in St. George.  The family is in need of womens clothing size 16p stretch and 1X and 2X shirts; men’s size 34×34 jeans and WL shirts; teen girls size 5-8 pants and medium shirts, they also need teen girls size 16p stretch jeans and size 1X and 2X shirts. The family is also More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
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Tucker County lowers tax rates

PARSONS – On Tuesday, Tucker County Commissioners did something unusual in today’s economy – they voted to lower the county’s tax rates. “We lowered the levy rate to 14.20 percent,” More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
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Govcon Accountants opens office in Thomas

Govcon Accountants, a leading accounting firm with clients nationwide, is opening an operations center in Thomas, WV. The company provides consulting and outsourced accounting services to government contractors. More...

Lieutenant-Colonel Rowan's exploit--the American delegate's visit to García
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
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This Week in West Virginia History

Charleston WV (April 2014) – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org. Lieutenant-Colonel Rowan’s More...

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at Historic Fayette Theater 
Allison Smith, of Oak Hill, WV, performed in the musical production of "The Rockin' Tale of Snow White" at the Historic Fayette Theater in Fayetteville, WV. She was cast as a singing dancer throughout the performance.  
Smith is a freshman at Oak Hill High School and plays the trombone in the band.  She is the daughter of Forrest and Ramona Smith formerly of Parsons. Her grandparents are Elaine and the late Clay Smith and Arlie and Kathryn Davis.
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
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SBA and AARP Host Second Encore Entrepreneur Mentor Month

Partnership highlights effort between SBA and AARP to promote entrepreneurship among individuals ages 50 and older Smith Performsat Historic Fayette TheaterAllison Smith, of Oak Hill, WV, performed in the musical More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
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Fellowship Breakfast

The Fellowship Breakfast at the First United Methodist Church was held on April 6, 2014, at 8 a.m.. The menu consisted of Sausage Gravy and Biscuits, Home Fries, Eggs, Juice and Coffee. Those attending were Marvin More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
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Drug Take-Back Scheduled April 26

On Saturday, April 26th, the DEA National Take-Back Initiative provides the opportunity to remove all types of medications from your home or the home of loved ones. Expired, over-the-counter, discontinued and pet More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
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A Myth About Child Abuse

A Myth About Child Abuse: It is only abuse if it’s violent or sexual. In fact, emotional abuse and neglect are also considered abuse and are more likely to go unreported. What is emotional abuse? Sticks and stones More...