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TCHS 2014 Graduation

Seniors celebrating by tossing their caps

Seniors celebrating by tossing their caps The sun was shining and a light breeze was flowing over the football field outside the Tucker County Board of Education on June 6, the evening of the 2014 graduation for Tucker County High School seniors. A cheerful, chattering crowd filled the bleachers but a hush fell over the crowd when Jay Hamric, principal More...

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EMS Station 2 set for shut down July 1
By Penny Ellison On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014
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Ambulance Authority Not Abandoning Mountain

EMS Station 2 set for shut down July 1 As the Ambulance Authority prepares to close Station 2 the beginning of July rumors and misinformation seems to abound. The authority, which is the governing board of the Emergency More...

New council members Patrick Gray and Bruce Kolsun
By Lois Lambert On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014
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Parsons City Council to Have New Look

New council members Patrick Gray and Bruce Kolsun   In a unique situation, all seats but one was up for grabs in Tuesday’s Municipal election. City Administrator Jason Myers stated, “This is the first time More...

By Teri Cayton On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014
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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 More...

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...

Children bombard Myers and Park workers
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...

spoon maker
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...