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This is a photo of the first grade class at Bretz School for May 23, 1945. The Bretz School is the white building on the right in the turn above Propst Store. It is owned by Pennington’s. It is on the corner with the Bretz Backroad running along the side. It appears that the children are standing on the Backroad. Children (L to R): Donald Black, Allan More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, January 26th, 2016
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Elk Restoration in WV

    It appears that West Virginians will get to see elk make their return to the mountain state for the first time since the late 1800’s. Over 32,000 acres of land has been purchased in Logan, Lincoln, More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, January 26th, 2016
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Common Threads

2015 closed out on another high note with more than $650,000 in donations, new endowments, and grant funds benefitting communities in the eight county region served by Tucker Community Foundation: Barbour, Grant, More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, January 26th, 2016
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Momma Said

I had a reader contact me last week wanting information about one of the recipes I had in my column. The recipe was for the Mississippi Roast and she was having difficulties finding some of the ingredients. The More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, January 26th, 2016
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Momma Said

January 6, 2016 was Gran’s 105th birthday. I am sure if she was still with us, she would be as spry as ever. I miss her so much, her laugh, her sense of humor and her very love of life. I get up in the mornings More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, January 26th, 2016
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Common Threads

This article is a continuation of our series on Tucker Community Foundation (TCF) endowments and the impact they are having throughout the region. The focus this week is on animal welfare, economic development, More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, January 5th, 2016
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Warm Winter

As we enter a New Year winter has finally decided to make an appearance but last month felt more like spring. I cannot remember a December like this one in which the temperatures were well above normal for the whole More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, January 5th, 2016
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Momma Said

The New Year is being heralded in with a nip in the air. Not the January we around here are used to but I will take it. Gran always said if the ice is dripping on New Years Day, it will be an early spring. Momma More...