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Survival Training Comes to the Valley

Retired USAF Colonel Mark Chapin and Eagle Scout Lucas Bast crouch in the midst of a wilderness survival area constructed on the property of Canaan Valley Baptist Church.

  Retired USAF Colonel Mark Chapin and Eagle Scout Lucas Bast crouch in the midst of a wilderness survival area constructed on the property of Canaan Valley Baptist Church. Submitted by Brad Spencer CANAAN VALLEY — While survival based reality shows have become a regular form of entertainment on television, two area men are funneling their years More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, July 15th, 2015
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Mountaineer Days

  By Beth Christian Broschart The Parsons Advocate THOMAS – Thousands of folks flocked to Mountaineer Days last weekend, where everyone attended many events in between rain showers. The event, sponsored by the More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, July 15th, 2015
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25th Annual Celebration of the Arts

  By Beth Christian Broschart The Parsons Advocate   DAVIS – Nearly 1,500 folks gathered at Canaan Valley State Park last Sunday to share the 25th Annual Celebration of the Arts with the Wheeling Symphony More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, July 15th, 2015
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Uncle Sam’s Birthday Party

  By Beth Christian Broschart The Parsons Advocate   DAVIS – More than 300 supporters of the Tucker Community Foundation gathered for the 26th annual Uncle Sam’s Birthday Party on July 3 at Canaan Valley More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, July 15th, 2015
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Students enjoy summer feeding program

Youth gather Tuesday at Mill Race Park in Parsons for the Summer Feeding Program. The program began June 22 and will continue weekdays at noon through Aug. 12. Locations include Mill Race Park, St. George Park, More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, July 8th, 2015
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NYSF aquires CVI

  The National Youth Science Foundation announced it has acquired the $20 million facilities constructed by the Canaan Valley Institute, subject to a federal reversionary interest, and will re-commission the campus More...

By Parsons Advocate On Thursday, June 18th, 2015
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Mountains of Possibilities

By Beth Christian Broschart The Parsons Advocate   THOMAS – Residents packed the Tip Top in Thomas last Friday for the premier of a new video ‘Mountains of Possibilities,’ a video aimed to encourage business More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
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TED Support Doubles

The Tucker Community & Economic Development (TED) Fund doubled its value as donors took advantage of the $1 for $1 match incentive by “giving local” during the recent Give Local America Day campaign. TED More...