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PARSONS – All Tucker County babies born at Davis Medical Center are eligible for a monthly program, free of charge, aimed at developing literacy, a love a reading and family bonding through reading. The program, the Imagination Library, provides children under the age of five with a new book for their home library each month. Valerie Bright, Director More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015
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Covell nominated for West Virginia ProStart 2015 Educator of Excellence Award

Brian Covell, Tucker County High School, is one of the nominees of the West Virginia ProStart 2015 Educator of Excellence Award. Covell wad nominated by one of his peers: Nomination packets have been reviewed by More...

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Parsons city officials, members of the Parsons Revitalization Organization and members of the Parsons Parks and Recreation Commission accept a Growing Healthy Communities Grant Wednesday. Pictured are, front, from left, Sydney Haltom, AmeriCorps Volunteer; Dr. Cynthia Kolsun, PRO Member and ON TRAC Liaison; Kennetha Greenlief, Parsons Parks and Recreation Commission President; back, from left, Dorothy Judy, Parsons Mayor; James Judy, PRO Chairman; Bruce Kolsun, Parsons City Council; Lynn Phillips Regional Representative for Governor Earl Ray Tomblin; Connie Collins, Parsons Recorder; and Melissa Jones, Parsons City Council.
By Beth Christian Broschart On Thursday, February 26th, 2015
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Parsons Revitalization Organization project receives grant funds

Submitted photoParsons city officials, members of the Parsons Revitalization Organization and members of the Parsons Parks and Recreation Commission accept a Growing Healthy Communities Grant Wednesday. Pictured More...

Alicia Lambert, Principal of Davis Thomas Elementary/Middle School, said the school’s focus is on student engagement as recommended by OEPA.
By Beth Christian Broschart On Thursday, February 26th, 2015
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Tucker County BOE hears academic updates

Alicia Lambert, Principal of Davis Thomas Elementary/Middle School, said the school’s focus is on student engagement as recommended by OEPA. PARSONS – Two of the three Tucker County School Principals updated More...

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By Beth Christian Broschart On Thursday, February 26th, 2015
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A ‘rash’ of measles cases sparks concern

PARSONS – A recent multi-state outbreak of measles is causing concern and local health care professionals are asking folks to check shot records and make sure measles vaccines are up-to-date. The outbreak of measles More...

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By Beth Christian Broschart On Thursday, February 26th, 2015
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Elkins man waives right to a preliminary hearing on Federal Charges

ELKINS – An Elkins man waived his right to a preliminary hearing in Federal Court in Elkins Friday. Jonathon Leo Schrader, 30, was charged with allegedly possessing, concealing and storing stolen explosive materials More...

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By Beth Christian Broschart On Thursday, February 26th, 2015
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Warm the Families provides help

PARSONS – The weather lately has been so frigid – and most folks enjoy going home and warming up. But others, because of a loss of a job, an unexpected car or home repair or other event, have to choose between More...

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By Beth Christian Broschart On Thursday, February 26th, 2015
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Parsons man waives right to preliminary

PARSONS – A Parsons man waived his right to a preliminary hearing Tuesday in Tucker County Magistrate Court. Terry M. Jividen, 58, appeared with his attorney Frank Bush before Magistrate Riley Barb. Jividen is More...