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July 15, 2015

Horse loggers bw

This is a photo of Stephen Harvey Murphy and Thomas Bright. Harvey was married to Orpha Ann Bright. Orpha was a daughter of Thomas Wesley and Martha Alice Cooper Bright. Thomas and Martha Alice were married by Asa Harman at the home of Jesse Harman. They lived in Randolph and Tucker Counties only. Thomas went to Kansas in 1886 to seek his fortune and More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, July 15th, 2015
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July 15, 2015

I think I was abducted by aliens this morning. I was driving along as usual, when suddenly a bright light was shining in my face. I think I remember the same thing happening to me about a zillion years ago. I vaguely More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
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Momma Said – May 27, 2015

Families are such a complicated organism. Sometimes it works as a well oiled unit and others it is split into so many different entities that it is hard to see it ever coming back together. You see so many young More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
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Mom’s School Picnic Fruit Salad

I thought I had seen it all but this weekend The Sister called to ask if I had placed flowers on mom’s grave. Of course I had done that just last week. We thought maybe they had blown off, so the next day I went More...

Pine Ridge Dance Hall
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, May 5th, 2015
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Pine Ridge Dance Hall

Pine Ridge Dance Hall This is a photo from one of the followers of the Tidbits of our History. This shows The Pine Ridge Dance Land. It was operated by Cecil Goff; he and his wife Jean and their two children lived More...

Tara Brown
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, May 5th, 2015
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April Showers

Well if the old saying “April showers will bring May flowers” is true, we should have plenty blooming next month. There definitely hasn’t been a shortage of rain so far this spring. Driving along our backroads More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, May 5th, 2015
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Gran’s Kolachy Cookies

Have you ever caught the scent of something and it seems to transfer you back to another time in your life? It happened to me this week when out for a walk with The Sister. We were passing a beautiful tree in full More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, April 29th, 2015
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Parsons High School Vo Ag Boys at Horse Shoe Park

This is a photo submitted by a follower of this feature of the newspaper. It shows a group of Parsons High School Vo Ag Boys at Horse Shoe Park taken June 1966.  It appears as though they may be playing baseball. More...