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After the story about the flood wall in Parsons appeared in the last edition of The Parsons Advocate new information has come to light.  Dan Jones, Public affairs, US Army Corps of Engineers, has issued the following statement. “As a result of the disaster declaration in 1986, the temporary dike was constructed using emergency funding through More...

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Harleys as far as the eye could see in Thomas
By Penny Ellison On Thursday, July 24th, 2014

HOGS In Almost Heaven

With gray overcast skies and drizzling rain you might think the roar last week in Thomas was an approaching thunderstorm. The rumbling coming ever closer was, in fact, the deep baritone growl of about 175 Harley More...

Aaron Nestor greets customers at the ice cream stand of Brenda’s Backyard Grill. The family business, located in Parsons, is owned by his parents, Phil and Brenda Nestor.
By Elizabeth Lancaster On Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Ice cream stand opens at Brenda’s Backyard Grill

The ice cream stand at Brenda’s Backyard Grill is open for business with a restaurant soon to follow. Phil Nestor and his wife Brenda are in the process of renovating the building located at 38 Cheat Valley Highway More...

Sherry Simmons
By Teri Cayton On Thursday, July 24th, 2014

County Clerk’s Office Receives Grant

Recently, Tucker County Clerk, Sherry Simmons, was commended for her efforts to enhance access to Tucker County’s public records by Governor Earl Ray Tomblyn. The improvements Simmons has made will provide More...

Celebrate Recovery is conducting a shoe drive to raise funds to advertise the program. Storage unit number eight at Penn Avenue Car Wash, in Parsons, is a designated drop off site. Simply lift the door and place shoes inside. Shoes will be collected through August 6.
By Elizabeth Lancaster On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Celebrate Recovery’s shoe drive has double benefit

Celebrate Recovery has set a goal to collect 7,500 pairs of shoes as a fundraiser that will benefit not only the local CR program but others across the world, who are in need of jobs and shoes. Celebrate Recovery More...

By Teri Cayton On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Local Man Charged with Sexual Assault

A local man faces 12 charges of sexual assault and one count of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Leonard James Wilson, of 211 Poplar Street, Parsons, was charged with ten counts of third degree sexual More...

Picture Froggy Mountain Brothers
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Bluegrass Community Fair o raise funds for Special Olympics of Tucker County

PARSONS, WV – If you love Bluegrass and helping children, then The Bluegrass Community Fair is the perfect event for you. John and Joyce Bowers wants to raise a lot of money for Special Olympics of Tucker More...

storm destroys Parsons sign
By Teri Cayton On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Storm Wreaks Havoc

The recent bout of bad weather has handed out a lot of destruction around the area. The latest victim has been the new City of Parsons sign at the end of the Blackfork Bridge. A huge tree was downed in the inclement More...