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First Annual Plum Tuckered Film Festival – Call For Entries

We would like to take this opportunity to invite everyone to the first annual Plum Tuckered Film Festival on April 25 in Thomas, WV. The festival will shine a spotlight on the films and filmmakers of our area and feature a range of shorts celebrating the life, adventure and culture of Tucker County and beyond. The call for entries officially begins More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
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Field Guide to the Fernow

The US Forest Service, Hubbard Brook Research Foundation, National Science Foundation, and West Virginia University partnered to develop and publish A Field Guide to the Fernow: An Artistic Representation of Life More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
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PVFD 2015 First Half of the year event schedule

Jan. 14 – 31 – Chances on a pair of Garth Brooks tickets – concert February 7th in Pittsburgh, Pa. See Parsons VFD members or local business for tickets. Jan. 24 –Bingo Doors Open at 6 p.m. for Bingo More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, January 13th, 2015
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Good Practices Make Good Farmers

Good handling practices training session to be offered at Small Farm Conference Feb. 25 Producers and growers hoping to get their Good Handling Practices/Good Agricultural Practices (GHP/GAP) certification can take More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, January 13th, 2015
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DHS implements visitation restrictions in hospitals due to flu

Elkins, WV – Davis Health System officials have implemented visitation restrictions at Davis Medical Center (DMC) and Broaddus Hospital due to the influenza activity in the region. “Due to the risk to patients More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, January 13th, 2015
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Strawberry Growers Needed For Festival Market

Fresh, local strawberries are needed for this year’s West Virginia Strawberry Festival to stock a “Strawberry Market” planned for the May 9-17, 2015, event. The Strawberry Festival board, the City More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, January 13th, 2015
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Tucker Community Foundation Grants Announced

Tucker Community Foundation (TCF) Board of Directors approved fall grant awards totaling $101,500 at the October board meeting to benefit programs and projects throughout the region. The Grants Committee reviewed More...

Tucker Valley Girls on the Run participants ready to race
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, December 17th, 2014
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Many Reach Goals at Wet Jingle Bell 5K

Tucker Valley Girls on the Run participants ready to race The fourth annual Jingle Bell 5K was held in Parsons, WV on Saturday, December 6th. Girls and their families came from four elementary schools — Kasson, More...