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Blackwater Falls Opens Longest Sled Run on East Coast

Anne Jones, Keith Burdette, Roxanne Tuesing, Sam England, Rob Gilligan, Bill Smith cut the ribbon for the sled run.

Tucker County and West Virginia have yet another reason to be proud. In this age where many cities and towns are not allowing sledding for legal reasons, our area is once again proving that we are to be envied. Anne Jones, Keith Burdette, Roxanne Tuesing, Sam England, Rob Gilligan, Bill Smith cut the ribbon for the sled run. Who among us hasn’t experienced More...

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U. S. Senator Joe Manchin, D-W.Va. speaks with Tucker County residents Diane Beall and Mitchell Beall about the possible transfer of the Canaan Valley Institute facility to the National Youth Science Foundation Saturday.
By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
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Senator Joe Manchin hosts roundtable discussion regarding Canaan Valley Institute

DAVIS – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin, D-W.Va. joined community leaders for a roundtable discussion and tour on a possible agreement to transfer the Canaan Valley Institute facility to the National Youth Science Foundation. Photo More...

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By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
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Mountain Region Drug Task Force reflects on successful year

ELKINS – Leaders of the Mountain Region Drug and Violent Crime Task Force announced the results of their collaborative efforts in 2014 last Tuesday in Elkins. Representatives shared their goals for 2015, including More...

Bill Smith, Executive director of the Tucker County CVB, announces his retirement this Thursday.
By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
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Tucker County CVB Executive Director Bill Smith retiring

DAVIS – Tucker County residents will say goodbye to a long-time director of the Tucker County CVB. Bill Smith, who has led the CVB since the late 1990’s has announced he will be retiring. His last day on the More...

Participants prepare well-wishes to be sent to strangers.
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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Area Art Group Wishes Strangers Well

DAVIS – A Tucker County Art Group, namely ArtSpring, has come up with a creative way to wish strangers in this world well. The “living art” project reaches out to residents of another community via anonymous More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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Tucker Commission hears reports and updates

PARSONS – Members of the Tucker County Commission received updates and reports during their meeting last Wednesday. Bill Smith, Director of the Tucker County CVB, presented his annual report and announced his More...

Parsons residents Neal Precht, Carroll Precht and Roxanne Bright prepare for the survivor lap during the 2014 Relay for Life in Elkins. This year, Tucker and Randolph County will again team up for the relay.
By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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Plans underway for 2015 Relay for Life

PARSONS – On Thursday, participants, team members and organizers met to begin the process of planning for the 2015 Relay for Life, and the group is hoping more folks will join in and participate in this year’s More...

TC's Gun Shop located on Cortland Road in Canaan Valley.
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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Local gun shop gives bang for the buck

CANAAN VALLEY — Hunters and gun enthusiasts in Tucker County can now feed their hunger for firearms and ammo with the opening of a new retail store in Canaan Valley. TC’s Gun Shop located on Cortland Road More...