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Momma Said for July 22, 2014

Momma Said, “It is hard to be politically correct when dealing with stupid people. There, I said it and I am glad.” You just have to stop and wonder how some people have made it this far in life. Seriously, when we were in grade school, we were taught geography. We had the world atlas, a globe and books with real pictures in them. If I remember More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
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Common Threads for July 22, 2014

The Foundation’s 25th anniversary Uncle Sam’s Birthday Party was a big success thanks to everyone who purchased tickets or made a donation. Proceeds from the annual fundraiser support unrestricted grant and More...

By Teri Cayton On Tuesday, July 8th, 2014
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Momma Said for July 8, 2014

Katie, the cat, has adjusted just fine to being a house cat. She has been putting on weight and is playing like crazy. I have a few cat toys, but her favorite pastime is sliding on the kitchen rug. She will run More...

Laneville Planing Mill 2
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
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Dry Fork Lumber Companies Planing Mill in Laneville, WV.

This is a photo of the Dry Fork Lumber Companies Planing Mill in Laneville, WV.  The Dry Fork Lumber Company operated in that area from 1905-1915.  This company was a successor to the Wyoming Lumber Company.  More...

By Teri Cayton On Tuesday, July 1st, 2014
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Momma Said for July 1, 2014

I have met a lot of very nice people since coming to work here at the paper, but one lady stands out of the crowd. Her name is Beulah, which is not a common name, but I did have an aunt by that name. She comes in More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, July 1st, 2014
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Black Bears in WV

The big black bruins that roam the hills and hollows of West Virginia have come a long ways since the late 1970’s and early 1980’s. In 1980 there were 47 bears killed by hunters and the population statewide More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, June 17th, 2014
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Picking Fresh Berries

There’s nothing that tastes better than fresh produce from the garden. Sure a little work is involved but it pays off in the end. I like the fact that I know where my food is coming from. That’s why I like to More...

Italian Band of Pierce
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, June 11th, 2014
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Italian Band of Pierce, WV

Italian Band of Pierce This photo (compliments of Riverfront Antiques) is of The Italian Band of Pierce, WVA. Two of the men have been identified by Fabio DeFranco. He was traveling back home to WV from CA with More...