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FIRECATT hose testing in Parsons

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PARSONS – What in the world was the strange apparatus in Parsons last week? And what is a FIRECATT. FIRECATT is a company that performs critical asset testing and tracking on fire hoses. This is just one of the many test required for volunteer fire department to remain compliant. The strange apparatus was the testing trailer, where 10 sections More...

by Mikie Dumire | Published 2 days ago
Davisson Brothers Band on the Millrace Park stage
By Pamela Ruediger On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
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Fabulous Fun in Mill Race Park

In case you didn’t get to come to any of the Friday night concerts in Millrace Park this past summer, and just so you know, even when it rained those attending had a good time. Davisson Brothers Band on the Millrace More...

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By Mikie Dumire On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
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TipTop named one of top Coffee Shops in the US

PARSONS – Business Insider had named TipTop Coffee, in Thomas, as one of the top coffee shops in the United States. The website for Business Insider states “In Thomas, a town with fewer than 600 residents, More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
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Man’s case bound over to grand jury

PARSONS – Probable cause was found for all 14 counts of failure to pay child support charges a Davis man is facing in Tucker County Magistrate Court. Ronald Dale James, 52, of P.O. Box 13, who is still being More...

By Pamela Ruediger On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
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No help from Army Corps of Engineers

PARSONS – This past Thursday, Aug. 14, representatives from Governor Underwood’s office, Congressman McKinley’s office, the Army Corps of Engineers, the Tygart Valley Soil Conservation District, Parsons More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
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Judge Asked To Dismiss Neglect Case

Driver, two children died in 2013 wreck in Tucker County PARSONS -The attorney for an Elkins woman facing two counts of child neglect resulting in death made a motion Tuesday to dismiss all charges against her in More...

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Canaan Valley Natural Wildlife Refuge volunteers Andy Dalton and Elizabeth Hole create a display featuring 20 native West Virginia plants Saturday during the Canaan Valley Natural Wildlife Refuge 20th anniversary celebration. Hole received the honor of volunteer of the year during the day's activities.
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, August 19th, 2014
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Hole named volunteer of the year at Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge

DAVIS – Nature enthusiasts and those just wanting to learn more about the beauty surrounding them gathered Saturday at the Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge in Davis to celebrate its 20th anniversary. More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, August 19th, 2014
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Women Busted for $1M of Pot in Yellowstone Plead Not Guilty to Federal Charges

 Two West Virginia women arrested for hauling 290 pounds of pot in their recreational vehicle in Yellowstone National Park in May pleaded not guilty in federal court in Casper on Wednesday. After hearing the charges More...