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Area Art Group Wishes Strangers Well

Participants prepare well-wishes to be sent to strangers.

DAVIS – A Tucker County Art Group, namely ArtSpring, has come up with a creative way to wish strangers in this world well. The “living art” project reaches out to residents of another community via anonymous letters sent en-masse to a small town openly voted on by the group. Participants prepare well-wishes to be sent to strangers. The group More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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Tucker Commission hears reports and updates

PARSONS – Members of the Tucker County Commission received updates and reports during their meeting last Wednesday. Bill Smith, Director of the Tucker County CVB, presented his annual report and announced his More...

Parsons residents Neal Precht, Carroll Precht and Roxanne Bright prepare for the survivor lap during the 2014 Relay for Life in Elkins. This year, Tucker and Randolph County will again team up for the relay.
By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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Plans underway for 2015 Relay for Life

PARSONS – On Thursday, participants, team members and organizers met to begin the process of planning for the 2015 Relay for Life, and the group is hoping more folks will join in and participate in this year’s More...

TC's Gun Shop located on Cortland Road in Canaan Valley.
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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Local gun shop gives bang for the buck

CANAAN VALLEY — Hunters and gun enthusiasts in Tucker County can now feed their hunger for firearms and ammo with the opening of a new retail store in Canaan Valley. TC’s Gun Shop located on Cortland Road More...

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By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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U.S. Fish and Wildlife decides not to acquire Canaan Valley Institute

DAVIS – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced last Monday it has decided not to acquire the Canaan Valley Institute building and associated land in Davis. According to Ron Hollis, refuge manager at More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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Rabies/Distemper Prevention

Cases seen within the last month have raised cause for concern about keeping animals vaccinated, specifically for rabies and distemper. In Tucker County, one skunk and one raccoon were both rabies positive. The More...

Former Governor Arch A. Moore Jr. dies
By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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Former Governor Arch A. Moore Jr. dies

CHARLESTON – Former Governor Arch A. Moore Jr. passed away Jan. 7 in Charleston surrounded by his family. He was 91. Moore was W.Va.’s first and only three term governor. An Associated Press release said Moore More...

Charles Lipscomb and Mike Cassidy are first in line to renew their hunting and fishing license through the Tucker County Clerk’s office. Clerks Shelly Bolyard, Wendy Nedrow and Sarah Bowley assisted with more than $1,000 in licenses on Jan. 2, the first day the licenses were available.
By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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Electronic hunting and fishing licenses now available

PARSONS – Folks were lined up to purchase their electronic hunting and fishing licenses at the Tucker County Clerk’s office recently. In fact, the first day of sales for that office showed more than $1,000 in More...