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Momma Said for October 28, 2014

Momma Said, “You have to believe God created friends as a special gift to people.” I have friends that I can count on for anything. They are very special to me and when one of them hurts, I hurt. And friends can come in any shape or size and they don’t all have to be people. I have two friends right now that are having a hard time. One is my best More...

by Teri Cayton | Published 3 days ago
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
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An unusual Grouse story

When trying to think about what to write about this week an unusual encounter with a grouse came to mind. It was a few years ago and I was taking an ATV ride deep in the West Virginia woods. It was during this time More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
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Davis High School

This is a photo of Davis High School. The site was donated by H G Davis and Stephen Elkins; school opened in 1903. It offered just a two year course and in 1912 it became a four year high school. The first school More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
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Momma Said for October 21, 2014

We are having a beautiful break in the weather today. It seems like it has been rainy and overcast for a month. I feel as if I have been transported to Oregon. Momma Said, “Enjoy each day for it is God’s gift More...

By Clint Nichols On Tuesday, October 14th, 2014
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Slow Start

Another bow season has begun and archery hunters will have 3 months to chase whitetails around the West Virginia hills and hollows. Things will be different this year versus last deer season as there are a lot of More...

By Teri Cayton On Tuesday, October 14th, 2014
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Momma Said for October 14, 2014

Another birthday has come and gone. I had some wonderful friends stop by and wish me well. I hope I am around for many more and my friends can visit anytime. Momma Said, “It seems a blink of the eye that I was More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, October 14th, 2014
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Stone Motel in Davis

This is a photo of the Stone Motel in Davis and a photo of the owners/operators Gilbert and Bessie Blizzard Smith.  They started off with 9 sandstone cottages in 1949; this was the first motel in Davis. The roof More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, October 7th, 2014
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Mt. Breeze Castle No. 7 Ancient Order Knights of Mystic Chain

This letterhead is from the Mt. Breeze Castle No. 7 Ancient Order Knights of Mystic Chain. The secret society was instituted in Thomas January 1, 1910 and they met each Saturday Night. A. J. Shoemaker was the Scribe  More...