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Tucker County positioned to play a role in $6 billion opportunity for West Virginia

West Virginia’s agriculture commission hinted that Tucker County could be on track to host a canning facility by 2015. This facility would be at the former home of the Davis Center at the entrance to Blackwater Falls State Park could be part of a statewide agriculture initiative. Last week, Commissioner Walt Helmick debuted the West Virginia Department More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
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Dent and family recognized for Pastor appreciation month

October 26, 2014 Saint Johns United Methodist church honored Rev. Philip Dent and family to celebrate Pastor appreciation month. The evening began with prayer for the pastor and family followed by a covered dish More...

Jason Myers, Parsons City Administrator/Treasurer and Carolyn Hebb, Assistant, are recognized for their hard work and dedication to the City of Parsons. The awards were presented Tuesday during the Parsons City Council meeting by Parsons Chief of Police Bill Rowe and Connie Collins, Parsons City Recorder.
By Beth Christian Broschart On Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
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Parsons City Council appoints a replacement for Ward Two

PARSONS – Parsons City Council members voted unanimously Tuesday to appoint an individual to fill the Ward Two Council Member vacancy. The slot comes from the resignation of former council member, Pam Ruediger, More...

Emergency personnel in the command center work to solve issues created during a mock drought drill in Tucker and eight surrounding counties Thursday. The command center was located above the Tucker County EMS in Parsons, and water distribution centers were set up in Bretz and in Davis at the Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge
By Beth Christian Broschart On Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
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Tucker County tests the waters during mock drought drill

PARSONS – Be prepared. That is something we have been taught throughout our lives – and on Thursday, emergency personnel and volunteers were tested in Tucker and eight surrounding counties to insure they are More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
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Hearing Tests Planned

Tucker County Schools along with Rhea Dyer, M.S., CCC/SLP, and Cheryl Bifano, RESA VII Educational Audiologist, will be conducting hearing, speech and language screenings in school this fall. Hearing screenings More...

TCHS Students load up on healthy choices.
By Penny Ellison On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
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Local Schools Celebrate Farm to Table Month

Tucker Valley Elementary Middle School and Tucker County High School both recently promoted National Farm to School month by hosting lunch for area media and a representative from the West Virginia Office of Child More...

Tucker County Senior Center volunteers and staff work to assemble emergency food boxes for those receiving home delivered meals or those receiving in home care. The emergency food supply is intended to be used when the center is unable to deliver regular meals or when the homemaker cannot get to work. Putting together the rations for delivery are Mary Smith, Desiree Parsons, Donna Mullennex and Tucker County Senior Center Director Roxanne Tuesing.
By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
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Furnishing food to accommodate unforeseen incidents

PARSONS – The falling leaves will soon give way to flurries of snow, cold weather and ice, which can limit the ability of folks to travel to the supermarkets and even to work. Administrators at the Tucker County More...

By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
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One Stitch at a Time

PARSONS – Seniors at the Tucker County Senior Center spend their time doing many projects, including making and selling quilts. The ladies meet once a week – and spend the afternoon talking, sharing memories More...