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This is a photo of Davis High School. The site was donated by H G Davis and Stephen Elkins; school opened in 1903. It offered just a two year course and in 1912 it became a four year high school. The first school auditorium and four new classrooms were constructed in 1916. In 1922, the gymnasium was built; it was the only public gymnasium in the county More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
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Momma Said for October 21, 2014

We are having a beautiful break in the weather today. It seems like it has been rainy and overcast for a month. I feel as if I have been transported to Oregon. Momma Said, “Enjoy each day for it is God’s gift More...

By Clint Nichols On Tuesday, October 14th, 2014
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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 More...

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...

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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...