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Hiking for health in W.Va. State Parks

Photo by Beth Christian Broschart
Nearly 50 folks who love nature began the first day of 2016 on the right foot, by taking a 2-mile guided hike through part of Blackwater Falls State Park. Participants learned about the natural beauty of the area, and other opportunities to experience the beauty of the area while incorporating some exercise into the new year.

  Photo by Beth Christian BroschartNearly 50 folks who love nature began the first day of 2016 on the right foot, by taking a 2-mile guided hike through part of Blackwater Falls State Park. Participants learned about the natural beauty of the area, and other opportunities to experience the beauty of the area while incorporating some exercise into More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, January 26th, 2016
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January 2016 Outpost

  Evelyn Moore welcomed everyone. Everyone recited the “Lord’s Prayer”, gave the “Pledge of Allegiance” before singing “god Bless America”. Linda Bonner read the December minutes which were approved. January More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, January 26th, 2016
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DOLLY SODS AREA WINTER ROAD CLOSURE

    Petersburg, WV – USDA Monongahela National Forest. Monongahela National Forest officials will soon install an additional gate in the Dolly Sods Area to ensure motorists do not drive into this area More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, January 26th, 2016
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Country roads meet ambulances

  By Shannon Harman Kerr, EMT-B   Driving along our wild and wonderful roads is an exhilarating experience. Every season brings its own unique beautiful and magical landscape. People come from all over More...

Division Of Culture And History Celebrates 50 Years Of Historic Site Preservation: Randall Reid-Smith, Commissioner of the West Virginia Division of Culture and History (WVDCH), presents certificates of appreciation for three regional Historic Preservation Sites. From left, Mike Crites and Eleanor Heishman of the Moorefield Landmark Commission (MLHC) display a photo of Willow Wall; a photo of Fort Pleasant stands on an easel, center. The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) listed both Olds Fields homes in 1973. (The third certificate honored the Old Fields and Battle of Moorefield Historic Districts, both determined eligible for NRHP listing.)
Curtis Hakala, Interim Division Chair for General Studies at Eastern WV Community and Technical College, holds a photo of the Corridor H Lost River Bridge at McCauley, as Commissioner Randall Reid-Smith, right, presents the certificates of appreciation. Hakala accepted the certificates on behalf of the current property owners, Renick and Betty Williams (Fort Pleasant) and Robert and Kathleen Taylor (Willow Wall). The MHLC received the certificate for the two historic districts.
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, January 26th, 2016
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Division of Culture and History celebrates 50 years of historic site preservation

  Division Of Culture And History Celebrates 50 Years Of Historic Site Preservation: Randall Reid-Smith, Commissioner of the West Virginia Division of Culture and History (WVDCH), presents certificates of appreciation More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, January 26th, 2016
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In God We Trust

  By Beth Christian Broschart The Parsons Advocate   PARSONS – A familiar motto will soon be included on local fire apparatus. “In God We Trust” will be placed on all trucks and vehicles of the Parsons More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, December 29th, 2015
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My Favorite Christmas Ornament

  Recently The Parsons Advocate asked our readers “What is your favorite and why” Below are responses and photos from the Parsons and MountainTop Senior Centers.   My Bench Legged Beagles I More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, November 18th, 2015
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Veterans honored

  By Beth Christian Broschart The Parsons Advocate   PARSONS – Veterans keep our country safe and they put their lives on the line to protect the freedoms we hold dear. All through this week, celebrations More...