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Our House Youth Ministries Wins $25,000 State Farm Insurance Contest

On behalf of the State Farm Youth Advisory Board, Bob Gutshall and Erin Bailey presented this "Big Check" for 25,000 to Our House Youth Center on Monday, September 8th. The check represents a grant from the State Farm Neighborhood Assist program, which the organization won through a Facebook voting contest among 200 finalists. The top 40 vote recipients received the grant.

About three years ago, Liz Lancaster announced in a Sunday service at First United Methodist Church that she had received a calling from God to start a youth ministry in Tucker County. Bob Gutshall, our local State Farm agent, told her about a contest to award $25,000 to forty nonprofits throughout Maryland and West Virginia, so Liz began the laborious More...

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By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, September 17th, 2014
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Parsons Council will replace water lines

PARSONS – Parsons City Council Water Committee Chairperson Tim Auvil announced last Tuesday that water lines on St. Johns and Homewood Streets will be replaced with remaining funds from the Water System Improvements More...

Antique Harleys still street driven
By Penny Ellison On Tuesday, September 16th, 2014
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Antique Motorcycles Make stop in Tucker County

The historic town of Thomas was a recent stopping point for some rolling pieces of history in the form of antique motorcycles. Antique Harleys still street driven The motorcycles stopped briefly on Front street More...

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By Beth Christian Broschart On Tuesday, September 16th, 2014
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Witness Intimidation Case Bound Over To Circuit Court

PARSONS – A woman accused of allegedly threatening she would hurt an alleged victim if she testified against her friend had her case bound over to circuit court for possible presentation to the Tucker County Grand More...

By Teri Cayton On Tuesday, September 16th, 2014
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Poling Receives Probation

PARSONS – A press release from the office of United States Attorney, William J. Ihlenfeld, II, states that Destry Seth Poling, of Parsons, was sentenced to five years probation for “Possession of Pseudoephedrine More...

Board members, trustees, employees, patrons and library supports gather Sunday to the 40 year anniversary of the Five Rivers Public Library. Joining in on the celebration are, from left, D. Randall Moore, Jeanette Crosten, Rebecca Moore, George Smith, Marvin “Bud” Parsons and Marvin Canfield.
By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, September 10th, 2014
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Five Rivers Library turns 40

Board members, trustees, employees, patrons and library supports gather Sunday to the 40 year anniversary of the Five Rivers Public Library. Joining in on the celebration are, from left, D. Randall Moore, Jeanette More...

Gordon Thorn receives the Golden Horseshoe Award from past Executive Director David King during the 75th anniversary of Camp Horseshoe in St. George. Thorn was a camper, counselor and director, as well as a life-long supporter of the program.
By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, September 10th, 2014
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Camp Horseshoe celebrates 75 years

ST. GEORGE – Camp Horseshoe, located in St. George is the only remaining Civilian Conservation Corps built camp that is still being utilized, and on Aug. 31, the camp reached a milestone – it celebrated its More...

Laborers completing Corridor H celebrate Labor Day Wednesday with a thank you luncheon provided by the Robert C. Byrd Corridor H Highway Authority.
By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, September 10th, 2014
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Corridor H Workers Honored With Burger And Brats Buffet

DAVIS – More than 100 laborers, working to finish Corridor H to Davis, took time from their work Wednesday to gather with Robert C. Byrd Corridor H Highway Authority members for a thank you luncheon. The celebration More...