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100 Miles in 100 Days

Elkins, WV – To help people make the commitment to walk daily, Davis Health System is again sponsoring the ‘100 Miles in 100 Days’ program which officially steps off Memorial Day weekend and runs through Labor Day, 2015. Walking is one of the best ways to maintain healthy weight, build muscle and feel great—physically and mentally. In fact, More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
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Parsons City Council approves dog and cat waste ordinance

  By Beth Christian Broschart The Parsons Advocate PARSONS – Parsons City Council held a public hearing Tuesday to consider public comments on a proposed ordinance pertaining to defecation by dogs and cats. More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
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Cass Scenic Railroad Opens 2015 Season

CASS, W.Va. – The Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad announced the 2015 season opening of the Cass Scenic Railroad on Tuesday. The 2015 opening marks the first season this iconic state attraction will be More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
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Jenny Cross, M.D. Elected President of National Allergy Society

Elkins, WV – Dr. Jenny Cross, Otolaryngologist and Director of Tygart Valley Medical Specialties (TVMS) of Davis Medical Center, was elected President of the Pan American Allergy Society (P.A.A.S.) during the More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
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Parsons man pleads guilty to two counts of failure to register as a sex offender

  By Beth Christian Broschart The Parsons Advocate   PARSONS – A Parsons man was sentenced to 153 days in jail and given credit for time served recently in Tucker County Magistrate Court. Richard Fike More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
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Mon General Foundation presents $74,000 in scholarships

The Foundation of Mon General Hospital presented $74,000 in scholarships to 38 area students pursuing degrees in health care fields at its 25th Annual Health Career Scholarship Awards Program on Monday, May 11. Four More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
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Parsons has History

  During Tuesday’s Parsons City Council meeting, Councilwoman Jane Barb shared a newspaper clipping. Although the exact date of the article is unknown, it is known it appeared prior to the installation of More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
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ArtSpring activities in Mill Race Park

    ArtSpring promotes and cultivates the arts in public life and presents a Memorial Day weekend festival of the arts in the highlands of Tucker County, WV. ArtSpring was founded in 2011 when gallery owners, More...