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Morton Receives Sentencing for Robbery

Circuit Court Judge, Lynn A. Nelson, sentenced a man to prison for local drug store robbery. John Joseph Morton, Jr., 29, was originally arrested in July 2013 for robbing the Rite Aid Pharmacy in Parsons.  Nelson sentenced him to five to 18 years in prison on Monday, June 2.  Morton allegedly robbed the pharmacy taking approximately 300 Percocet pills. Also More...

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By Lois Lambert On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014
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Revisions, Updates and After Action Reports Given to Commissioners

Ben Herrick, representing the Planning Commission presented a revised Comprehensive Plan for Tucker County at Wednesday’s meeting. The plan will now include tracking commercial power reliability, the Cheat River More...

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By Teri Cayton On Wednesday, June 11th, 2014
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Summer Comes in With a Splash

Children bombard Myers and Park workers   What epitomizes summer more than pools and ice cream? Everyone had both at Mill Race Park this past week at a party hosted by the City of Parsons and the Parsons Park More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, June 11th, 2014
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Art and Woodworking Exhibits at Heritage House

Saturday, May 24, as part of Artspring’s fourth annual “county-wide celebration to highlight the arts community in Tucker County” the “Woven Into Me” fabric, mixed media and graphite art exhibit by Heather More...

By Lois Lambert On Wednesday, June 11th, 2014
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City of Parsons Will Not be Using Cameras for Traffic Control

Upon further research, the Parsons City Council has decided not to purchase cameras for traffic control. Upon researching this item it was discovered that the State of West Virginia had banned any type of Photo More...

By Teri Cayton On Wednesday, June 11th, 2014
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Tucker County Grand Jury Hands Down Four Indictments

The Tucker County Grand Jury met of Tuesday, June 2 and handed down four separate indictments. Philip A. Phillips, Sr, of Davis, was originally indicted in February, but those charges were dismissed in March because More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, June 11th, 2014
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St. George Days plans underway

If you love a good yard sale or two or three and one of the best hot dogs you ever have then be sure to stop by the annual t. George Days celebration on June 21 and 22. The St. George United Methodist Church will More...

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By Penny Ellison On Wednesday, June 4th, 2014
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Board of Ed Approves Budget After Cuts Are Made

The Tucker County Board of Education met in Special Session this past week at Davis Thomas Elementary Middle School for a public hearing on the 2014-2015 budget. Board Vice-President Janet Preston called the meeting More...