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Youth raises awareness for breast cancer patients

Brett Coberly CCC Foundation donation

Elkins, WV- Breast Cancer is one of the leading types of cancer in women, and its effects can leave a lasting impact on the families and friends it touches. Valley Bend youth Brett Coberly is no different, especially when he saw two of his teachers going through treatment for breast cancer. The impact of seeing his teachers face the disease left an More...

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Karly Kramer, Allegheny Insurance Relay for Life team member, presents a $3,500 check to Mike Alkire, American Cancer Society Relay Specialist, with other Allegheny Insurance Relay for Life team members (pictured left to right) Cindee Campbell, Deanna Armentrout, Sue Sheets, Angie Cunningham, Jennifer Currence, Amy Mullenex, and Amber Judy. Not pictured are Tracy Tacy, Alexa Cunningham, Scott Tacy, Tyson Currence, Jessica Hornick, Debbie Mullenex, Jamie Smith, and Wendy Nedrow.
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, September 30th, 2014
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Allegheny Insurance’s support of Relay for Life Receives additional boost

ELKINS, W.Va. – The agents and staff of Allegheny Insurance Services, Inc. support The American Cancer Society Relay for Life on an annual basis, and that commitment to community involvement recently got a $3,500 More...

Dr. Jessy Vandevender
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014
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Allegheny Equine Veterinary Service Welcomes Dr. Jessy Vandevender & Expands Service in Tucker County

Dr. Vandevender is originally from St. George and has returned there with her husband Justin to raise their daughter Sydney. Vandevender attended Davis & Elkins College for undergraduate education and graduated More...

Vendors
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014
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Planning Underway for 2014 Leaf Peepers Festival

Davis, WV. The Tucker County Alpine Festival Association is preparing for the 26th Annual Leaf Peepers Festival to be held in Davis, Thomas and Canaan Valley WV on September 26-28, 2014. Coining a phrase that is More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014
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Burial Insurance Scam

The West Virginia Attorney General’s office has reported a scam that is popping up in West Virginia in which a caller tells senior citizens that a new law requires everyone older than 65 to purchase burial More...

Frontier rope pic
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, September 17th, 2014
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Timberline to Host Frontier Weekend Old West Pageantry as Part of Leaf Peeper’s Weekend

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 More...

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...