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Amateur radio operators meet at Camp Kidd

Amateur radio operators demonstrate their hobby Saturday during Field Day at Camp Kidd in Parsons. Tom DiBacco, of Parsons, works with hams Cody Stroud, of Elkins, and Eugene Roy, of Parsons to make contact with the International Space Station.

PARSONS – Despite the Internet, cell phones, email and modern communications, every year whole regions find themselves in the dark – much like what happened during the recent derecho and Superstorm Sandy. During these occurrences, people find themselves without the means to communicate and often turn to a group of folks who have the means More...

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Carol Pennington receives Tucker County Schools Exemplary Service Personnel Award
By Penny Ellison On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
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Board of Ed Says Goodbye to Two Members

The Tucker County Board of Education met in regular session on Monday, June 23, 2014. With all Board members present, the Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Carol Pennington receives Tucker County Schools Exemplary More...

By Penny Ellison On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
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Superintendent Gets More- County Pays Less

Imagine if you will, you work at a fast food restaurant as a manager. It’s a small community so not only are you expected to be the manager but also, cook the food, unload the truck, and clean the restrooms, More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
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Mountaineer Days Announces Friday Night Activities

The Mountaineer Days committee announces additional activities scheduled for Friday, July 4. The Thomas Fire Department will have a hot dog sale beginning at 4 p.m. at the fire hall. In addition to food they will More...

By Lois Lambert On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
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WV Press Association to Hold Convention in Canaan Valley

Don and Samantha Smith of the WV Press Association attended Wednesday’s county commission meeting to extend commissioners and their designees a formal invitation to attend the annual summer convention. The annual More...

A young visitor interacting with a calf
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
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Petting Zoo opens in Canaan Valley

Canaan Valley guests and residents can now visit the region’s latest attraction, Sam’s Barnyard Animals and Petting Zoo. Local businessman, Sam Jinks opened the animal adventure to visitors this month. A young More...

The Pineview Apartment Residents Outstanding Group for 2014 are Mary Mullenax, Millie Snyder, Barbara Ridenour, Brenda Lipscomb, Patty Stuckey, Walter Arnold and activity assistant Sandy Kisamore
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
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Friends of Cortland Acres Celebrate Volunteer Banquet

The Friends of Cortland Acres celebrated their annual Volunteer Banquet with a theme of “Volunteers Save the Day,” certainly true for Cortland Acres as our success depends on the countless hours they spend helping More...

Upward Bound grads 2014
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
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Davis & Elkins Upward Bound Class of 2014

Members of the Davis & Elkins College Upward Bound class of 2014 are, from left, first row, Eric Bruce, Evan Arrington, Mariah Bowley, Abbey Lambert, Kristin Greene, Anson Hatfield, Macey Hedrick, Ceirra Robinson More...