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Summer Break

I’m not sure where spring went but summer time is here. School’s out and the pools are filled with happy kids. Anywhere close to water is the place to be when the heat and humidity returns.I have fond memories of spending my youth swimming and fishing the Greenbrier River. There’s just something about that smell and the feel of the refreshing More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016
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Momma Said

The birds are having fun in the feeder. The little ones come in and throw seeds everywhere. Then the bigger ones clean up everything off the ground. I now have squirrels and rabbits coming in to help with the cleanup. More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, June 14th, 2016
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Momma Said

Which is going to happen first, am I going to go crazy or deaf? It has been 17 years since the cicadas have been here and you forget in that time just how noisy the darn things are. It is hard to believe that something More...

Wanda Hinkle painting
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, June 8th, 2016
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This is a picture that was painted by Wanda Miller Hinkle. She was a daughter of the Oscar C. and Edith Grace Lockrey Miller. On March 23, 1951 she was married to Paul Shelton Hinkle.  She graduated from  Parsons More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, June 8th, 2016
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May is the month for Mayflies

The constant rain has finally stopped and the sun is shining once again. It definitely feels more like summer than spring out there with the humid air. May always goes by fast for me and this year was no different.When More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, June 8th, 2016
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Momma Said

Gran always said the weather would change when the moon changed. We got a new moon on June 5 and I sure hope something changes with it. I feel as if I need to grow fins and gills to cope with all the rain. Momma More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, June 1st, 2016
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Turner’s Tidbits

This is a picture of a child’s money bank meant to promote thrift. It was given out by the First National Bank of Parsons in 1976. It was meant to celebrate Two Hundred Years of Our Rights and Liberties. It came More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, June 1st, 2016
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Spring Rains and Changing Seasons

  It’s amazing to watch the leaves on the trees pop out and grow so quickly. The bare woods are now shaded with lush vegetation as the warmer temperatures return. Spring gobbler season is over and summer More...