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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 acorns on the ground right now. Last year an acorn could hardly be found and all of the deer were concentrated in the fields and field edges. According More...

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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...

Mt. Breeze Castle _7
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...

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By Clint Nichols On Tuesday, September 30th, 2014
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Fall Fishing

The first day of fall has officially arrived and there is no better time to get into the outdoors than right now. Hunting season is in and deer hunters are able to climb back into their tree stands as bow season More...

By Teri Cayton On Tuesday, September 30th, 2014
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Momma Said for September 30, 2014

Am I alone in the universe or are there others out there that can lose something and never move? My nemesis is the dreaded bread twist tie. I can open a loaf of bread, lay the darned thing down, get a slice of bread, More...

Thompson's Log Job
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014
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Thompson log job

This photo is entitled Thompson log job in Canaan Valley, WVA 1900. As can be seen there is a huge stockpile of logs at the job. Men can be seen among the logs in the middle of the photo and white horses can be More...

By Teri Cayton On Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014
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Momma Said for September 23, 2014

OMG! Fall is already here, I can’t believe this year is already three quarters of the way over. It seems just like yesterday that it was snowing. I detest winter more every year. The neighbor has been cleaning More...