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Mountaineer Days Announces Friday Night Activities

The Mountaineer Days committee announces additional activities scheduled for Friday, July 4. The Thomas Fire Department will have a hot dog sale beginning at 4 p.m. at the fire hall. In addition to food they will be selling T-shirts and mud mugs. All proceeds will benefit the fire department. At 6 p.m. the Leadmine Cert team will hold a cake and bake More...

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By Lois Lambert On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
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WV Press Association to Hold Convention in Canaan Valley

Don and Samantha Smith of the WV Press Association attended Wednesday’s county commission meeting to extend commissioners and their designees a formal invitation to attend the annual summer convention. The annual More...

Flag Day Presentation At Veteran’s Memorial Wall
By Pamela Ruediger On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014
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Flag Day Presentation At Veteran’s Memorial Wall

Monday, June 16 was a brilliantly sunshiny day when Peggy Hawse, the Regional Coordinator for U.S. Senator Joe Manchin, came to Parsons in honor of Flag Day to present the veterans of Tucker County at the Veteran’s More...

Rob Burns, TCF Executive Director; Mary Hunt, Benedum Foundation; Peggy Hawse, Regional Representative, Sen. Joe Manchin’s Office; Anne Jones, Executive Director, TC Development Authority; Bill Smith, Executive Director TC Chamber of Commerce; Kimmie Clements, Project Coordinator, Highlands Market; David Cooper, President TCF; Diane Hinkle; Development Director, TCF; Lowell Moore, TC Commissioner; Maggie Lutz, Director PHFFI; Jessica Scowcroft, Director PHFFI.
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014
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Highland Market Celebrates Grand Opening

DAVIS, W.Va. (June 16, 2014) – A recent fine spring afternoon found county and Chamber of Commerce officials at the Highland Food & Farm Market celebrating the Grand Opening of this unique business venture. Rob More...

Some of the Team Tucker Senior Olympians
By Penny Ellison On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014
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Tucker County Seniors Bring Home the Gold

Some Tucker County seniors are making “the golden years” mean just that. Around a dozen Tucker Countians participated in the thirteenth annual Senior Olympics held at the beginning of June. Some of the More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014
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Tucker County man behind bars on sexual assault charges

According to the criminal complaint, Parsons Police Chief, W.D. Rowe, said Corey Cochran, 20, of Parsons was arrested on a felony for sexual assault in the first degree. Rowe said Cochran allegedly forced an eight More...

By Lois Lambert On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014
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City Election Certified, Davission Brothers to Perform Free Concert

The board of canvassers (mayor and city council) met on Tuesday, June 17 and found all election results to be accurate and certified the results of the city’s General Election. City Administrator, Jason Myers, More...

Jim King and his handcrafted guitar
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, June 24th, 2014
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First Free Concert in Mill Race Park

Friday, June 20 was the first in a series of Friday evening concerts in Mill Race Park. In celebration of the beginning of the concert series the City of Parsons provided free drinks, chips and hotdogs fresh off More...