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Helping Hand Food Pantry a community affair

Volunteers work together to unload trucks and place food on the shelves and in the freezers at Helping Hand Food Pantry located on First Street, in Parsons.

PARSONS – Helping Hand Food Pantry may be operated by First United Methodist Church of Parsons, but it is a community affair. The food pantry serves individuals and families in Parsons and the surrounding area by providing a box of supplemental food once each month. Emergency food is also provided to those in need. Helping Hand began in the 1990s More...

by Elizabeth Lancaster | Published 3 weeks ago
Burke Community Church in Virginia has been returning to Parsons for the past 20 years and to Beverly for the past three to help local residents make needed repairs to their homes. Volunteer David Moore measures and cuts shingles for a roof Wednesday.
By Penny Ellison On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
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V.F.T.E. Holds Children’s Theater Workshop

Burke Community Church in Virginia has been returning to Parsons for the past 20 years and to Beverly for the past three to help local residents make needed repairs to their homes. Volunteer David Moore measures More...

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By Mikie Dumire On Tuesday, August 12th, 2014
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There’s one… NO, two Bald Eagles

PARSONS – Crystal Nelson couldn’t believe her eyes when she looked out the kitchen window of her Holly Meadows home. Nelson said, ” I looked out the kitchen window like I always do while I get More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, August 12th, 2014
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Parsons City Council changes policy to zero tolerance

PARSONS – City of Parsons employees will now be required to submit to drug and alcohol testing. Parsons City Council members voted unanimously Aug. 5 to contract with Absolute Assurance for the testing, and More...

By Penny Ellison On Tuesday, August 12th, 2014
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Board approves pay Increases for three

The Tucker County Board of Education met in regular session recently. Following the call to order and the Pledge of Allegiance, and having no delegations pertaining to agenda items the board went on to approve minor More...

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By Pamela Ruediger On Tuesday, August 12th, 2014
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Monitoring Streams on the Upper Cheat River and Water Trail in Tucker County

PARSONS – On Saturday, August 3, a diverse group of citizen scientists met at a shelter in the Stewart Recreation Area just outside Elkins for a day of collecting stream samples in the northern area of the More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, August 12th, 2014
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Elakala Falls

DAVIS – Blackwater Falls, located in Tucker County, has been noted many times over as one of the most recognized and photographed scenic attraction in West Virginia. But the large falls make up only one set More...

Vegetation growing from the dike indicates damage to the dike
By Pamela Ruediger On Tuesday, August 5th, 2014
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Officials continue to assess damage at Pulp Mill Bottom Dike

Parsons – Recently Jason Myers, Parsons’ city manager, was made aware of undercuts at the bottom of the dike in Pulp Mill Bottom. Vegetation growing from the dike indicates damage to the dike Workers trimming More...