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Mountaintop Readers top in ‘Run For It’

Folks of all ages take to the streets of Davis Saturday in hopes of winning big bucks for their teams during the 2014 Run For It. The event, sponsored by the Tucker Community Foundation, helped distribute more than $170,000 between 50 teams.

DAVIS – The streets of Davis were filled with racers hoping to take home money for their teams during Saturday’s Run For It event, sponsored by the Tucker Community Foundation. More than 1130 folks registered for the race, representing 50 teams. The unofficial purse for this year’s race was more than $171,000. Folks of all ages take to the streets More...

by Beth Christian Broschart | Published 3 weeks ago
Visitors looking at the fall foliage during the Leaf Peeper’s Festival are greeted with a rainbow of colors.
By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014
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Fall Beauty at Leaf Peepers

DAVIS – Mother Nature put on her fall best this weekend as she welcomed visitors to the 26 th Leaf Peeper’s Festival. Trees in the area appeared to stand taller as they donned their brightest reds, greens, oranges More...

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The 2014 Little Miss Mt. Lion is Morgan Simmons, escorted by Tucker County High School cheerleaders Scottie Bowley and Summer Snyder. The 2014 Little Mr. Mt. Lion is Nathan Davis, escorted by Elizabeth Nichols and Sydney Moore. The contest also serves as a fundraiser for the TCHS cheerleaders. Winners were announced Friday during the TCHS and Philip Barbour High School Football game.
By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014
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Simmons and Davis named Little Miss and Little Mr. Mt. Lion

PARSONS – Morgan Simmons and Nathan Davis were selected as the Little Miss and Little Mr. Mt. Lion Friday evening during the Tucker County High School Football game against Philip Barbour. The contest was open More...

By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014
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Tucker Commission gets update on WVU Extension Service

PARSONS – Jesica Streets, 4-H Program Assistant, updated members of the Tucker County Commission during their Wednesday meeting. Streets, who was hired in March, said she has been involved in numerous activities More...

The 2014 Tucker County High School Homecoming Court takes center field during Friday's game against Moorefield. Photo By Dave Helmick
By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
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Kachmarek selected Homecoming Queen

PARSONS – Aiyana Lee Kachmarek was named the 2014 Tucker County Homecoming Queen Friday during the Tucker County High School Homecoming Football Game against the Moorefield Yellowjackets. Kachmarek said she was More...

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Susan Haywood, of Davis, says her favorite place to ride mountain bikes is the Splash Dam Trail. Haywood is featured in the September issue of Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine.
By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
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Davis resident featured in magazine

DAVIS – Flipping through the pages of the September issue of Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine reveals a familiar face – that of Davis resident Susan Haywood. She talks about how she became interested in biking, More...

Families took time Saturday to enjoy the beautiful weather and find out just what the bear saw in the book, “Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?” during the Roll and Read event, sponsored by Tucker County Parents as Teachers program. Volunteer Jesica Streets helps Sawyer Uffman and Hayden Smith make home-made bird feeders at one of the eight stations set up in the Nursery Bottom.
By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
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Roll and Read event a success

PARSONS – The Nursery Bottom was filled Saturday with families who were walking, skating, biking, strolling and having fun sharing in the Tucker County Parents as Teachers Roll and Read event. Participants traveled More...

Bonnie’s Bus, a mobile mammography unit, will return to St. George Medical Clinic in October. The unit provides women living in rural areas easier access to mammography breast cancer screening. It is the only unit of its kind in West Virginia.
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
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Bonnie’s Bus returns to St. George in October

Local women need not travel far to receive mammograms thanks to the mobile mammography unit called Bonnie’s Bus. Bonnie’s Bus, a mobile mammography unit, will return to St. George Medical Clinic in October. More...