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Second Round of Fiscal Year 2017 Historic Preservation Development Grants Available

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Applications are now available for a second round of historic preservation development grants through the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) of the West Virginia Division of Culture and History. Eligible projects include the restoration, rehabilitation or archaeological development of historic sites listed on the National More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
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USDA Seeks Applications for $25 Million in Conservation Innovation Grants

Funding is available in six focus areas, including data analytics tools and precision conservationMORGANTOWN, Nov. 10, 2016 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced that USDA is seeking new proposals More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
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Tucker County 4-H Officers complete training

 By Kimber Auvil, Abby Wilfong, Tanner Sebastian, Mateo Hinkle and Beth Christian BroschartThe Parsons Advocate PARSONS – Tucker County 4-H members gathered on Election Day at Camp Kidd and learned to use their More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
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Canaan Valley National Wildlife Rescue hosts open house

Photo by Beth Christian Broschart Edward Hodson, Park Ranger at Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge, welcomes those attending the facility’s open house Thursday. Hodson said he wanted folks to see the facility, More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016
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Monthly Fellowship Breakfast

The monthly Fellowship Breakfast was held on Sunday, Nov. 6 at 8 a.m. at The First United Methodist Church in Parsons.The menu of Sausage Gravy and Biscuits, Home Fries, Eggs, Juice and Coffee was served to the More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016
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Tucker County Senior Citizens Celebrate Halloween

Although Halloween is usually thought of as a holiday for children, adults of all ages can enjoy this time of year. The Seniors in Parsons took time to make their own pumpkins. Their smiles reflect how much they More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016
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Christmas House Tours

The second home to be featured on the PRO-ON-TRAC Christmas House Tours that take place on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, is the home of Sandy Hockman. Located at 305 Walnut Street, Parsons, Sandy affectionately refers to More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016
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Former Tucker County Resident Appointed CMP

Experience Kissimmee appointed Michelle Moore, CMP as the new director of sales for the destination marketing organization.In her new role, Moore will direct the internal sales team at Experience Kissimmee and work More...