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DiRado swims to victory during Rio Olympics

Maya DiRado

Maya DiRado By Beth Christian BroschartThe Parsons Advocate PARSONS – Tucker County residents Kate Parker and Mary Katharine Salovaara have taken a special interest in the Olympics this year – Kate Parker’s niece Maya DiRado was part of the Olympic Women’s Swim Team, and she scored big this year in Rio. Parker said Maya, the youngest daughter More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, August 17th, 2016
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Grant County Bank Presents Mountaintop Library with Support Check

Front row- Katie Morvay (President, MPL Board of Trustees), Brenda Wolford (Grant County Bank Canaan Valley Branch Manager), Ivonne Martinez (Library Director), and George Ford (Grant County Bank President and CEO) More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, August 17th, 2016
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WVSBDC Offers Small Business Workshop in Tucker County

PARSONS, W.Va. — A workshop on Business Fundamentals is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 31, in Tucker County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business Development Center (WVSBDC) More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, August 17th, 2016
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Five Rivers Public Library OFFERS DIGITAL MUSIC FROM THEIR WEBSITE

Parsons WV – 8/4/2016 – Five Rivers Public Library has joined Library Ideasâ network of Public Library websites that offer access to over 7 million songs, including Sony Music Entertainment’s catalogue More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, August 17th, 2016
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Elkins Community Blood & Health Screenings Scheduled

ELKINS, WV – The Rotary Club of Elkins and Davis Medical Center (DMC) will offer discounted blood and health screenings on Saturday, August 27, 2016 from 7 – 10 A.M. at the First United Methodist Church in Elkins, More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, August 17th, 2016
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BRIGHT’S CHAPEL HOMECOMING

The annual Bright’s Chapel Homecoming was held July 24, 2016 at the Bright’s Chapel Church with 75 in attendance. Frank and Sharlene Carr welcomed those in attendance. A silent prayer was observed for those More...

By Parsons Advocate On Thursday, August 11th, 2016
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Morrisey Issues Statement Following Supreme Court Stay in Transgender Case

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey issues the following statement regarding a stay issued by the U.S. Supreme Court in a transgender case arising out of Gloucester County, Virginia.“We More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, August 10th, 2016
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4H Camp

Mingo TribeCherokee TribeDelaware TribeSeneca Tribe Camp Kidd Park was full of 4-H Spirit July 5-9 when 79 local youths filled the grounds for the annual Tucker Co. 4-H Camp. The week, themed Under the Big Top: More...