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Leave A Legacy of Central Appalachia program is accepting new members

The Leave A Legacy of Central Appalachia program is accepting new members. Leave A Legacy assists nonprofit organizations to utilize the best ways to reach out to supporters for gifts through their estate plans. They provide workshops and educational meetings on relevant topics and Wills Week observances around the state during mid-October. The program More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
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Tucker County native, Dilly, named as superintendent of the Kenneth “Honey” Rubenstein Juvenile Center

Division of Juvenile Services Director Stephanie Bond has named longtime agency official Dan Dilly as superintendent of West Virginia’s premier juvenile facility, the Kenneth “Honey” Rubenstein Juvenile Center, More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
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USDA announces funding for watershed rehabilitation program projects

NRCS receives more than $14M for six sites in West Virginia MORGANTOWN, WV – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that communities across the nation will benefit from a $262 million investment More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, July 8th, 2014
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July Highlights aboard the Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad

Explore the West Virginia mountains this summer aboard any one of four unique trains operated by the Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad. These Mountain Rail Adventures depart the historic depots of Elkins and More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, July 8th, 2014
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District #14 Convention

District #14 yearly convention was hosted by Blackwater, Dorcas and Huttonsville Rebekah Lodges on June 21, 2014 at the IOOF Home in Elkins. Following registration of members, lunch was served to 22 sisters and More...

A young visitor interacting with a calf
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
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Petting Zoo opens in Canaan Valley

Canaan Valley guests and residents can now visit the region’s latest attraction, Sam’s Barnyard Animals and Petting Zoo. Local businessman, Sam Jinks opened the animal adventure to visitors this month. A young More...

The Pineview Apartment Residents Outstanding Group for 2014 are Mary Mullenax, Millie Snyder, Barbara Ridenour, Brenda Lipscomb, Patty Stuckey, Walter Arnold and activity assistant Sandy Kisamore
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
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Friends of Cortland Acres Celebrate Volunteer Banquet

The Friends of Cortland Acres celebrated their annual Volunteer Banquet with a theme of “Volunteers Save the Day,” certainly true for Cortland Acres as our success depends on the countless hours they spend helping More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, July 1st, 2014
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St. John’s UM Women hold Mother/Daughter Banquet and Award Graduates Bibles

The St. John’s United Methodist Women held their annual Mother/Daughter Banquet recently. President Judy Fairbanks began the covered-dish celebration, enjoyed by 68 ladies of all ages, with a brief greeting and More...