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A ‘rash’ of measles cases sparks concern

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PARSONS – A recent multi-state outbreak of measles is causing concern and local health care professionals are asking folks to check shot records and make sure measles vaccines are up-to-date. The outbreak of measles at an amusement park in California has affected 141 individuals in 17 states across the U.S. Tucker County Health Department Administrator More...

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By Beth Christian Broschart On Thursday, February 26th, 2015
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Elkins man waives right to a preliminary hearing on Federal Charges

ELKINS – An Elkins man waived his right to a preliminary hearing in Federal Court in Elkins Friday. Jonathon Leo Schrader, 30, was charged with allegedly possessing, concealing and storing stolen explosive materials More...

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By Beth Christian Broschart On Thursday, February 26th, 2015
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Warm the Families provides help

PARSONS – The weather lately has been so frigid – and most folks enjoy going home and warming up. But others, because of a loss of a job, an unexpected car or home repair or other event, have to choose between More...

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By Beth Christian Broschart On Thursday, February 26th, 2015
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Parsons man waives right to preliminary

PARSONS – A Parsons man waived his right to a preliminary hearing Tuesday in Tucker County Magistrate Court. Terry M. Jividen, 58, appeared with his attorney Frank Bush before Magistrate Riley Barb. Jividen is More...

The Tucker County Health Department has a new home, located in the former VA Clinic across from the Tucker County Senior Citizen's Center in Parsons. Tucker County Health Department employees include, from left, James Snyder, Administrator; Deanna Summerfield, Office Manager; Kimberly Ledden, Director of Nursing; and Carroll Precht, LPN.
By Beth Christian Broschart On Thursday, February 12th, 2015
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Tucker County Health Department has a new home

PARSONS – The Tucker County Health Department is settling into their new home – the former VA Clinic in Parsons. Tucker County Health Department Sanitarian and Administrator James Snyder said their new More...

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Okey and Mary Moore, of Parsons, will have their home elevated thanks to a grant for five properties to be elevated.
By Beth Christian Broschart On Thursday, February 12th, 2015
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Officials, locals happy about raise

PARSONS – Parsons elected officials and residents were excited for the receipt of a grant through the W.Va. Department of Homeland Security Emergency Management for $312,754 that will be used to elevate five Parsons More...

The Tucker Community Foundation office in Davis has moved to a new location, just across the street from its previous home.
By Beth Christian Broschart On Thursday, February 12th, 2015
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New location for Tucker Community Foundation

DAVIS – The Tucker Community Foundation has shared office space in Davis with the Highland Market for a little more than a year. But both entities have grown so much, that the Tucker Community Foundation has secured More...

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Debbie Stevens, owner of Gifts-to-Go in Parsons, offers many thoughtful items for Valentine’s Day.
By Beth Christian Broschart On Thursday, February 12th, 2015
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Tucker County businesses offer many gift ideas for Valentine’s Day

PARSONS – Valentine’s Day is traditionally the day where folks show love they share with others, and usually there is an exchange of gifts of sweets, jewelry, food, flowers or other items to show those special More...