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Tucker County artists share input with representatives from the West Virginia Division of Culture and History during statewide arts listening tour

Deborah Haught, Community Arts Coordinator for the West Virginia Division of Culture and History in Charleston, meets with local artists and community leaders Thursday in Thomas as part of a statewide arts listening tour. The purpose was to gather data about how the arts can be a bigger part of the community over the next three to five years, and the needs and challenges to make that a reality. More than three dozen attended the meeting, which was hosted by the Tucker County Cultural District Authority.

THOMAS – Tucker County artists, community leaders and arts consumers had the opportunity to provide input Thursday during the West Virginia Division of Culture and History statewide arts listening tour. The event, one of only seven throughout the state, was hosted by the Tucker County Cultural District Authority. Deborah Haught, Community Arts Coordinator More...

by Beth Christian Broschart | Published 2 months ago
Rescue team, at staging area, near Table Rock
By Teri Cayton On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014
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Table Rock Troubles

Davis Volunteer Fire Department Company 20 was called out for an entrapment situation in a remote area of Tucker County. Rescue team, at staging area, near Table Rock Mark Wolstoncroft and his family from McDonald, More...

Mountaintop Library staff and volunteers look on as Tucker County Commissioners sign a proclamation designating this week as Mountaintop Public Library Week.  The library celebrated its 35th anniversary Saturday.
By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014
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Tucker County Commission proclaims this week as Mountaintop Public Library Week

PARSONS – Representatives from the Mountaintop Public Library have plenty to celebrate – this week marks their 35th year of service to the community, and Wednesday, Tucker County Commissioners signed a proclamation More...

Tucker County Magistrate Carol Irons is announcing her retirement effective Dec. 31
By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014
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Local magistrate to pass down her gavel

PARSONS – Tucker County Magistrate Carol Irons said she felt like she would know when it is time for her to retire, and that time has come. Irons tendered her resignation after serving for nine years, and said More...

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By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014
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MEOW! Today is National Cat Day, the ‘purr’fect day to adopt a kitten or cat

PARSONS – Oct. 29 has been designated as National Cat Day and reminds folks not only to offer a little extra love and attention to their fur babies, but also is designated to bring attention to the many cats and More...

Patricia L. Cooper accepts a plaque from Mountain Top Library Director Ivonne Martinez, recognizing her 23 years of dedicated service to the library during an Open House Saturday. The Mountain Top Library is celebrating 35 years of service to the community.
By Beth Christian Broschart On Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
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Mountain Top Library celebrates 35 years

Cooper honored for 23 years of service Patricia L. Cooper accepts a plaque from Mountain Top Library Director Ivonne Martinez, recognizing her 23 years of dedicated service to the library during an Open House Saturday. More...

Jason Myers, Parsons City Administrator/Treasurer and Carolyn Hebb, Assistant, are recognized for their hard work and dedication to the City of Parsons. The awards were presented Tuesday during the Parsons City Council meeting by Parsons Chief of Police Bill Rowe and Connie Collins, Parsons City Recorder.
By Beth Christian Broschart On Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
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Parsons City Council appoints a replacement for Ward Two

PARSONS – Parsons City Council members voted unanimously Tuesday to appoint an individual to fill the Ward Two Council Member vacancy. The slot comes from the resignation of former council member, Pam Ruediger, More...

Emergency personnel in the command center work to solve issues created during a mock drought drill in Tucker and eight surrounding counties Thursday. The command center was located above the Tucker County EMS in Parsons, and water distribution centers were set up in Bretz and in Davis at the Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge
By Beth Christian Broschart On Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
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Tucker County tests the waters during mock drought drill

PARSONS – Be prepared. That is something we have been taught throughout our lives – and on Thursday, emergency personnel and volunteers were tested in Tucker and eight surrounding counties to insure they are More...