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Fishing a Brand New River

I always like fishing a creek or river for the first time. There’s the challenge of figuring out what is the best section to fish and where the fish are hiding. Usually any of the bigger holes especially those in the bend of the river are a good place to start.I’m a researcher and planner when it comes to venturing to a new place. With the internet More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, July 6th, 2016
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Momma Said

If you have never caught a jar full of lightning bugs, you have not lived. I was raised a country girl and in the summer I would stay with my grandparents on the farm. On a warm summer night, the lightning bugs More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, June 29th, 2016
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Momma Said

The southern part of West Virginia was hit by massive flooding this past week. Our prayers go out to everyone in those areas and hope that things dry out quickly. We, in the Tucker County area, know what devastation More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016
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Summer Break

I’m not sure where spring went but summer time is here. School’s out and the pools are filled with happy kids. Anywhere close to water is the place to be when the heat and humidity returns.I have fond memories More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016
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Momma Said

The birds are having fun in the feeder. The little ones come in and throw seeds everywhere. Then the bigger ones clean up everything off the ground. I now have squirrels and rabbits coming in to help with the cleanup. More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, June 14th, 2016
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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 More...

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...