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Timberline to Host Frontier Weekend Old West Pageantry as Part of Leaf Peeper’s Weekend

Frontier rope pic

DAVIS, WV – Visitors to the Allegheny Mountains of North Central West Virginia can go back in time to 1850 for a weekend in the Old West on September 26 and 27 at the annual Frontier Weekend at Timberline Four Seasons Resort. This event, sponsored by Timberline and the Saddle Tramps Old Western Heritage Club, is open to the public and commemorates More...

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Local sponsor was Thomas –Davis Lions Club.  Participating from Davis-Thomas Middle School was Tyler Cooper.
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, September 16th, 2014
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­­­Tucker County Teen at Youth Leadership Summit

HORSESHOE – St. George, WV – Middle School teens from throughout West Virginia came together at the Horseshoe Leadership Center June 22 – 28 to sharpen their teamwork and communication skills at the group’s More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, September 16th, 2014
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Are you ready to Join the Club?

From the very beginning, 4-H has been committed to making a difference in people’s lives. In the late 1800’s, researchers realized that adults in farming communities didn’t want to try new agricultural practices More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, September 16th, 2014
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Farmers Need To Register Aboveground Storage Tanks By Oct. 1

The West Virginia Department of Agriculture would like to remind all state farmers about the registration requirements for aboveground storage tanks and the impending Oct. 1, 2014 deadline established by legislation More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, September 16th, 2014
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Former First Lady Shelley Riley Moore Passes

Charleston, WV – With great sadness, Arch (Kim), Shelley, and Lucy, the children of Shelley Riley Moore, former First Lady of the State of West Virginia, share the news of her passing this morning. The family More...

Porte Crayon portrayal at Canaan Valley Resort
By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, September 10th, 2014
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Porte Crayon portrayal at Canaan Valley Resort

DAVIS – History buffs, those who appreciate art and those who love historical performances packed a classroom at Canaan Valley Resort State Park recently to learn more about a renowned West Virginia artist and More...

Crew from Summit Celebrate Recovery loading 6600 pounds of shoes.
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, September 10th, 2014
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Local Program Finishes Successful Shoe Drive

Summit Celebrate Recovery of Elkins finished up a 90 day shoe drive. The group had drop off points set up in Elkins area, Mabie, Thomas, and Parsons. Crew from Summit Celebrate Recovery loading 6600 pounds of shoes. The More...

Attending the Leadership Summit from Preston and Tucker County High Schools were (L to R), front row, Jaden Savage and Michelle Harsh.  Back row, Ashli Pritt, Cassie Bolyard and Amber Arnold.
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, September 10th, 2014
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Preston & Tucker County Teens at Youth Leadership Summit

HORSESHOE – St. George, WV – Working under the theme “Lead On”, dozens of the state’s top teen leaders descended upon Camp Horseshoe this summer to engage in team building and address important issues More...