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A. James Manchin Memorial Marble Tournament for Kids

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Division of Culture and History will host the sixth annual A. James Manchin Marble Tournament sponsored by the West Virginia Marble Shooters Association (WVMSA) on Saturday, April 19, at the Culture Center on the State Capitol Complex in Charleston. The free tournament is open to children from 7 to 14 years of More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
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Fenner Earns Honors as Sherman is Named HKM Awardee

One-hundred twenty-eight area students, including Jordan Lee Fenne, of Parsons, received spring and fall semester (2013) academic honors certificates last month as Eastern WV Community and Technical College staged More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
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Memories if Days Gone by to be Included in New Book

Hometown Memories Publishing is saving a big slice of local history in book that will contain tales of bygone years from people who actually lived them. The 20th Century saw tremendous change, from horses and buggies More...

Tucker County High School retiring Coach Tom Gutshall
By Penny Ellison On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
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Coach Gutshall Retires With 500+ Wins

With more than 500 wins in basketball to his credit, Coach Thomas A. Gutshall has announced his retirement from coaching our Boys High School Basketball team after 31 and a half years. Recently, I had the opportunity More...

Betsy enjoying a little TLC after her meal provided by Lindsey Knotts and Tyler Hebb
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
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Is Betsy the Boss?

On February 23 a ewe owned by a relative of Tyler Hebb gave birth to triplets. Within just a few hours after the births one of the lambs, now named Betsy, was living in the house with the Hebb family and being cared More...

This Deer Antler Quilt is an original design, drawn and appliqued on this quilt, by two Parsons women, the late Paulline Rightmire Harris and her mother, Ella Orr Rightmire.  The quilt is more than 150 years old and is one of several that have been accepted for preservation in the West Virginia Cultural Center in Charleston.
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
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Generations of local quilts in Charleston

Some things are so valuable they must be given away. This Deer Antler Quilt is an original design, drawn and appliqued on this quilt, by two Parsons women, the late Paulline Rightmire Harris and her mother, Ella More...

Manchin Skypes With Tucker County Students
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
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Manchin Skypes With Tucker County Students

Manchin hosts Skype session with Tucker County High School students to discuss a variety of issues chosen by the class Manchin Skypes With Tucker County Students Washington, D.C. –U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) More...

Michelle Williams, Program Coordinator, FGP Linda Dodge, Mayor Judy, FGP Jeckie Pugh and FGP Rose Hardy.
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
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Mayor Dorothy Judy Joins Nationwide Effort to Recognize Impact of National Service

Parsons Mayor, Dorothy Judy, joined more than 1,760 mayors across the country for the second annual Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service, a nationwide bipartisan effort that highlights the impact of national More...