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This is a photo of some of our public servants from 1985. (L to R) Hank Thompson, Bonnie Hissam, Gary Lipscomb, Carol Irons, and George Worden. At that time, George was the Deputy and I believe that Gary was the Sheriff. It is interesting to note that both Hank and Carol would later go on to serve terms as Sheriff. In 2000, Carol served one year of More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, December 29th, 2015
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Antlerless Deer Season

    With the 2015 deer seasons winding down and a New Year on the horizon, hunters have a couple of opportunities left to fill the freezer with tasty venison during the late split antlerless deer firearm More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, December 29th, 2015
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Turner’s Tidbits

This is a photo of Charles and Nora Merrill Nichols and their family. The family lived on Brown Street in Thomas, just at the top of the hill. The house was torn down within the last ten years. Charles worked in More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, December 29th, 2015
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Momma Said

This will wrap up another year as this is the last edition of the year 2015. It has been a very fast year for me it seems as if it was just last week that we celebrated New Year. We have had our ups and down, good More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, December 29th, 2015
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Turner’s Tidbits

This photo reminds me of times when entire families would travel home to spend time together. There would be times of eating in shifts with children eating in the stairs (often trying to be one step higher than More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, December 29th, 2015
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Momma Said

Tuesday, Dec. 22 was the winter solstice, the first day of winter. This is when you have 12 hours of daylight and 12 hours of darkness. After that, the days begin to lengthen. Momma Said, “The best day of winter More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, December 1st, 2015
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Turner’s Tidbits

This is a photo of Benjamin “Ben” and Barbra “Dorothy” Mayor Thompson former residents of Canaan Valley. Dorothy was born in a mining community in PA. Her family moved from coal camp to coal camp. In the More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, December 1st, 2015
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Momma Said

It has been a year since I lost my best friend in the world. I still catch myself reaching for the phone to call her and then reality hits and it really hurts. Momma Said, “The most beautiful flower is always More...