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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 that small can make that much noise. Momma Said, “OMG. Just make it stop!”I was sitting on the deck the other night and the sound More...

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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...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, June 1st, 2016
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Momma Said

Why can’t people just say what they mean and mean what they say? Mom never pulled her punches and neither did Gran. If they said something to you they meant every word. People today tend to live in a bubble. Look More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, May 25th, 2016
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Momma Said

Memorial Day is on the horizon and I would urge everyone to remember the men and women who fought and died for our country and freedom. I appreciate everything they have done and continue to do for us. But it saddens More...