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Three vie for Homecoming Queen

The Tucker County High School Homecoming Queen will be announced Friday as the Mountain Lions take on the Moorefield Yellowjackets. The Homecoming Court includes, from left, freshman attendant Cecily Lou Strawderman, sophomore attendant Kenzie Kyle, Homecoming Queen candidate Aiyana Lee Kachmarek, Homecoming Queen candidate Helen Melnick, Homecoming Queen candidate Morgan Moss and junior attendant Madison Reall. Escorts are Brandan Zirk, Justin Fike, Derek Zirk, Seth Underwood, Landon Dillard and Skyler Humphrey.

The Tucker County High School Homecoming Queen will be announced Friday as the Mountain Lions take on the Moorefield Yellowjackets. The Homecoming Court includes, from left, freshman attendant Cecily Lou Strawderman, sophomore attendant Kenzie Kyle, Homecoming Queen candidate Aiyana Lee Kachmarek, Homecoming Queen candidate Helen Melnick, Homecoming More...

by Beth Christian Broschart | Published 2 weeks ago
Nearly 20 West Virginia University Student Government members spent the weekend in Tucker County, and on Saturday
By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, September 17th, 2014
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WVU Students Offer Day of Service

PARSONS – Each year, members of West Virginia University Student Government plan a retreat for the end of summer, and this year’s event had an added component which benefitted local residents. Nearly 20 West More...

Tucker County Commissioners sign a proclamation Wednesday declaring Sept. 21 to 27 as the West Virginia Association of Retired School Employees week. The association was formed in 1957 as a voice for retired teachers, school personnel, administrators and college personnel. WVARSE protects pensions, promotes senior opportunities and provides information for retired life, and it promotes professional, economic, intellectual and social well-being of its members as well as encourages volunteer opportunities. Signing the proclamation are Commissioners Diane Hinkle, Mike Rosenau and Lowell Moore. WVARSE members attending the proclamation signing include Carol Gwinn, Eleanor Nestor, Sylvia Rosenau, Millie Bennett, Aggie Arnold, Vonda Phillips, Evelyn Moore and Pat Usnick.
By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, September 17th, 2014
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Commissioners sign proclamation

PARSONS – Tucker County Commissioners signed a proclamation Wednesday during their regular meeting declaring Sept. 21 to 27 as West Virginia Association of Retired School Employees week in Tucker County. WVARSE More...

On behalf of the State Farm Youth Advisory Board, Bob Gutshall and Erin Bailey presented this "Big Check" for 25,000 to Our House Youth Center on Monday, September 8th. The check represents a grant from the State Farm Neighborhood Assist program, which the organization won through a Facebook voting contest among 200 finalists. The top 40 vote recipients received the grant.
By Pamela Ruediger On Wednesday, September 17th, 2014
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Our House Youth Ministries Wins $25,000 State Farm Insurance Contest

About three years ago, Liz Lancaster announced in a Sunday service at First United Methodist Church that she had received a calling from God to start a youth ministry in Tucker County. Bob Gutshall, our local State More...

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By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, September 17th, 2014
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Parsons Council will replace water lines

PARSONS – Parsons City Council Water Committee Chairperson Tim Auvil announced last Tuesday that water lines on St. Johns and Homewood Streets will be replaced with remaining funds from the Water System Improvements More...

Frontier rope pic
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, September 17th, 2014
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Timberline to Host Frontier Weekend Old West Pageantry as Part of Leaf Peeper’s Weekend

DAVIS, WV – Visitors to the Allegheny Mountains of North Central West Virginia can go back in time to 1850 for a weekend in the Old West on September 26 and 27 at the annual Frontier Weekend at Timberline More...

Tucker Valley's Mason Johnson looks for running room against East Hardy Middle
By Dave Helmick On Tuesday, September 16th, 2014
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Wildcats Football Team takes loss at East Hardy 20-14

BAKER – Tucker Valley Middle School football team took to the road last Wednesday September 10th against East Hardy Middle. The Wildcats fought hard but were unable to come up with the win as East Hardy got the More...

Kim McCrum, Jay Wilfong, Rose Wray, Dale Lansberry, Kelli Crosten  Front:  Pre-schooler Jaylee Skidmore and Tracy Harlan
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, September 16th, 2014
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Tucker Valley title 1 joins Effort with Family Resource Magazine

Tucker Valley Elementary Middle School Title 1 teachers recently added a valuable resource to their program. Kim McCrum, Jay Wilfong, Rose Wray, Dale Lansberry, Kelli Crosten Front: Pre-schooler Jaylee Skidmore More...