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Tannery in Parsons

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  This is a photo of the Tannery in Parsons. Note the smoke stack which still stands today. According to records, the Tannery was built in 1893 by Thomas Gould and his sister, Abbie Gould. The Tannery changed hands several times, being owned by J. K. Mosser, Howard Smith, Thomas Keck and the Armour Leather Company. The Tannery had a complete rebuild More...

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By Teri Cayton On Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
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Momma Said for April 22, 2014

Spring is officially here, the lawn has been mowed. The mower fired up on the first pull so that was a good start. The yard looked like an old man that needed a hair cut. Now it is manicured and dapper. Mom would More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
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A Day I’ve Been Waiting For

One of the happiest days of my life was when our daughter Kelsey was born. From that day I couldn’t wait to take her on her first fishing trip and that chance finally came this past weekend. I wanted to make sure More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
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Editor and all Concerned,

Article VI-38 of the Constitution of the State of WV titled, “Salaries of officials cannot be increased during official terms” states, in part, “…Nor shall the salary of any public officer be increased or More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
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All About the Opossum

Just the other day while I was out and about I had a possum waddle down the hill into a field. It sat down and started looking around before it even noticed me. They are quite the unique looking creature with their More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
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Momma Said for April 8, 2014

Most of the farmers in the area are having their calves coming and I just love to see them playing in the fields. I used to keep cows and I loved this time of year. The little ones are so cute and of course I would More...

The Home of Eugene Radcliff, Hendricks
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
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Eugene Radcliff of Hendricks

This photo is of the home of Eugene Radcliff of Hendricks. It appears that The Merchant’s Photographer of Hendricks took the picture and it was printed for The J. E. Poling Co. A quick search lead me to no More...

By Teri Cayton On Tuesday, April 1st, 2014
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Momma Said for April 2, 2014

The weather has given us a small window to get outside. I took advantage and took a walk around the block. It had rained earlier in the day so the mud puddles were numerous. As I rounded the corner, I noticed a More...