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Celebrate Recovery’s shoe drive has double benefit

Celebrate Recovery is conducting a shoe drive to raise funds to advertise the program. Storage unit number eight at Penn Avenue Car Wash, in Parsons, is a designated drop off site. Simply lift the door and place shoes inside. Shoes will be collected through August 6.

Celebrate Recovery has set a goal to collect 7,500 pairs of shoes as a fundraiser that will benefit not only the local CR program but others across the world, who are in need of jobs and shoes. Celebrate Recovery is conducting a shoe drive to raise funds to advertise the program. Storage unit number eight at Penn Avenue Car Wash, in Parsons, is a designated More...

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By Teri Cayton On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014
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Local Man Charged with Sexual Assault

A local man faces 12 charges of sexual assault and one count of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Leonard James Wilson, of 211 Poplar Street, Parsons, was charged with ten counts of third degree sexual More...

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By Teri Cayton On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014
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Storm Wreaks Havoc

The recent bout of bad weather has handed out a lot of destruction around the area. The latest victim has been the new City of Parsons sign at the end of the Blackfork Bridge. A huge tree was downed in the inclement More...

Guests at USPB socializing and having a good time while waiting for the lucky winners to be announced
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014
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Community Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Uncle Sam’s Birthday Party

Guests at USPB socializing and having a good time while waiting for the lucky winners to be announced The Tucker Community Foundation and its annual fundraiser Uncle Sam’s Birthday Party celebrated their 25th More...

County Clerk, Sherry Simmons administering oath of office to newly elected recorder Connie Collins
By Lois Lambert On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014
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Newly Elected City Council Holds First Meeting

July 1 is considered to be the start of a new fiscal year. This July was also the start of new terms for all but one of the elected officials for the city of Parsons. County Clerk, Sherry Simmons administering oath More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014
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New Office for DNR

Terry Fluharty, with the West Virginia Department of Natural Resources, is now located in the basement of the Tucker County Court House, formerly the Prosecuting Attorney’s office. Fluharty encourages anyone More...

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By Teri Cayton On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014
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Local Woman Awaits Extradition Hearing

Karla Louise Harrison, of Hambleton, is in the Tygart Valley Regional Jail awaiting an extradition hearing that could send her back to Virginia. Harrison was picked up on an active warrant by Cpl. D.W. Burge, with More...

By Lois Lambert On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014
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County Commission Hires Two

The Tucker County Commission held a special session on Wednesday, July 2 for the purpose of hiring personnel. Buddy Pitzer, long time custodian and maintenance man for the courthouse has decided to retire after More...