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It’s Flu Shot time

Signs announce that the flu vaccine is available, and officials are encouraging individuals to get the flu vaccine as soon as possible, preferably before October to insure they are protected.

PARSONS – The trees in and surrounding Tucker County are still verdant, temperatures are still stretching into the 80s and most folks are still using a fan or air conditioner to keep cool. It seems an odd time to consider something like a flu shot, but officials are encouraging local residents to consider getting this vaccine – a preventative measure More...

by Beth Christian Broschart | Published 2 weeks ago
Photo courtesy Amber Kyle

Tucker County Fair Queen winners L to R: Junior Fair Queen Karley Kyle, First Runner up to Queen Daphne Amanda Harper, Queen Daphne Kelsey Kyle and First Runner up to Junior Fair Queen Autumn Knotts.
By Elizabeth Lancaster On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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Sisters Take Top Crowns at Tucker County Fair Pageant

HOLLY MEADOWS – Excitement continued among contestants and their families as they awaited the final segment of the Tucker County Fair Pageant to commence last Wednesday, at the fairground at Camp Kidd. Photo More...

FFA Livestock sale
By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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Hens, heifers and hogs among livestock headlining the 2014 4-H and FFA Livestock Sale

PARSONS – Up to a full year of hard work was rewarded Saturday evening as Tucker County 4-H and FFA students received awards and sold their livestock at the Tucker County Fair. Bob Lambert of the Tucker County More...

Tucker County Community Corrections Director Dustin Luzier receives a $90,000 grant for the program from Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin Thursday in Charleston. Tucker County Prosecuting Attorney Ray LaMora, Tucker County Commission President Mike Rosenau and Tucker County Sheriff Brian Wilfong accompanied Luzier to Charleston for the presentation.
By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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Tucker County Community Corrections receive $90,000 grant

CHARLESTON – A local program that helps rehabilitate clients while saving the county money, received a $90,000 grant Thursday in Charleston, funding the program through the next fiscal year. Tucker County Community More...

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By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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Woman fined $1,000 for taking bear cub

PARSONS – A Harrison County woman pleaded guilty and was fined $1,000 in Tucker County Magistrate Court Thursday on one count of taking a bear out of season. A charge of illegal possession of wildlife was also More...

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By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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Parsons City Council seeks estimate for diversion wall

PARSONS – Parsons City Council voted to Tuesday to hire an engineer and work to get a cost estimate to repair the damaged diversion wall in the Pulp Mill Bottom after learning there could be no help from the Army More...

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By Penny Ellison On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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Clinic Hopes To Renew Discussions With BOE

PARSONS – The Tucker County Board of Education met in regular session this past week. With all members present the meeting was called to order and the Pledge of Allegiance was held. Having no delegations pertaining More...

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By Elizabeth Lancaster On Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
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Tiny Queens Reign at Tucker County Fair Pageant

Excitement was brewing among contestants and their families as they awaited the Tucker County Fair Pageant to commence, at 6 p.m., last Wednesday, at the fairground at Camp Kidd. This year’s pageant included More...