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USDA announces funding for watershed rehabilitation program projects

NRCS receives more than $14M for six sites in West Virginia MORGANTOWN, WV – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that communities across the nation will benefit from a $262 million investment to rehabilitate dams that provide critical infrastructure and protect public health and safety. West Virginia is one of 26 states to receive More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
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Five Tucker County Students At Eastern Earn Merit List Recognition

One hundred and forty-six students, including five from Tucker County, achieved Merit List recognition last spring semester at Eastern WV Community and Technical College. To make the list, students must earn a minimum More...

Guests at USPB socializing and having a good time while waiting for the lucky winners to be announced
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014
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Community Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Uncle Sam’s Birthday Party

Guests at USPB socializing and having a good time while waiting for the lucky winners to be announced The Tucker Community Foundation and its annual fundraiser Uncle Sam’s Birthday Party celebrated their 25th More...

County Clerk, Sherry Simmons administering oath of office to newly elected recorder Connie Collins
By Lois Lambert On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014
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Newly Elected City Council Holds First Meeting

July 1 is considered to be the start of a new fiscal year. This July was also the start of new terms for all but one of the elected officials for the city of Parsons. County Clerk, Sherry Simmons administering oath More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014
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New Office for DNR

Terry Fluharty, with the West Virginia Department of Natural Resources, is now located in the basement of the Tucker County Court House, formerly the Prosecuting Attorney’s office. Fluharty encourages anyone More...

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By Teri Cayton On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014
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Local Woman Awaits Extradition Hearing

Karla Louise Harrison, of Hambleton, is in the Tygart Valley Regional Jail awaiting an extradition hearing that could send her back to Virginia. Harrison was picked up on an active warrant by Cpl. D.W. Burge, with More...

By Lois Lambert On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014
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County Commission Hires Two

The Tucker County Commission held a special session on Wednesday, July 2 for the purpose of hiring personnel. Buddy Pitzer, long time custodian and maintenance man for the courthouse has decided to retire after More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014
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Chamber Hosts Harley Davidsons

DAVIS, W.Va. – The Tucker County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting an evening of events during the West Virginia Harley Owners Group’s (HOG) 2014 Rally. On Friday July 18, up to 300 Harley Davison motorcycles More...