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Tucker County positioned to play a role in $6 billion opportunity for West Virginia

West Virginia’s agriculture commission hinted that Tucker County could be on track to host a canning facility by 2015. This facility would be at the former home of the Davis Center at the entrance to Blackwater Falls State Park could be part of a statewide agriculture initiative. Last week, Commissioner Walt Helmick debuted the West Virginia Department More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
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Dent and family recognized for Pastor appreciation month

October 26, 2014 Saint Johns United Methodist church honored Rev. Philip Dent and family to celebrate Pastor appreciation month. The evening began with prayer for the pastor and family followed by a covered dish More...

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Glenda Easton (Fresh Canvas), Chip Chase (Tucker Boulder Park), Ivonee Martizez(Mountaintop Readers)  and Billy Friend (Team Hannah) celebrate their winnings.
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
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Tucker Teams Invest in Community

Photo: Victoria Weeks, Verglas MediaGlenda Easton (Fresh Canvas), Chip Chase (Tucker Boulder Park), Ivonee Martizez(Mountaintop Readers) and Billy Friend (Team Hannah) celebrate their winnings. Twenty six Tucker More...

Ron Hollis, Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge Director
By Penny Ellison On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
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Heart of the Highlands Holds Annual Stakeholders Meeting

The Heart of the Highlands, or HoH as it is known, held its annual “stakeholders” meeting this past week at the Canaan Valley Volunteer Fire Department. The not-for-profit group’s mission is to complete a More...

Tucker County Floodplain Administrator Charles Baker meets with local bankers, insurance agents, homeowners and concerned residents Thursday evening.
By Beth Christian Broschart On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
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National Flood Insurance Program requires permits

PARSONS – Charles Baker, Tucker County Floodplain Administrator, met with local residents to discuss issues surrounding permits and the National Floodplain Insurance Program during a special meeting Thursday evening. More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
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Christmas Open House Planned

ELKINS—Holiday shoppers can get a head start on their Christmas list at the Gift Garden Christmas open house, being held Thursday October 30th and Friday October 31st from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. The Gift Garden is More...

By Beth Christian Broschart On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
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Bott charged for nonpayment

PARSONS – A former Tucker County business owner had his request to dismiss his charges denied last Thursday in Tucker County Magistrate Court. Kenneth C. Bott, 53, of 125 S. Fourth St., Clarksburg, was charged More...

By Beth Christian Broschart On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
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Drug Arrest

PARSONS – Officials following up on an anonymous tip found one individual allegedly in possession of marijuana. William Z. Burkhammer, 18, of 156 Spruce St. in Parsons was charged Tuesday with one count of possession More...