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Tucker Teams Invest in Community

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

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 County teams were among the 1100 racers lined up in Davis for Tucker Community Foundation’s annual Run For It held September 27. Some walked More...

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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...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
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Davis Medical Center Selected to Receive a 2014 Ford Warriors in Pink Quilt

Each Quilt is Handmade to Recognize the Fight Against Breast Cancer A 2014 Warriors in Pink quilt will be unveiled and presented to Davis Medical Center on October 22, 2014, at 1 p.m.. The quilt will hang in the More...

Warren Wik, the new Ski School Director, gives a thumbs-up at Canaan Valley Resort State Park. Wik said he is ready for the ski season.
By Beth Christian Broschart On Tuesday, October 14th, 2014
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Canaan Valley Resort State Park plans for EPIC season

DAVIS – Ski season is just around the corner and Canaan Valley Resort State Park is planning for an EPIC season. On Saturday, the park is sponsoring a job fair, looking for folks to be a part of that EPIC season. Warren More...