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Momma Said for February 25, 2014

The school system is scrambling to find a way to fill the required 180 days of instruction for West Virginia schools. My solution is to change the school calendar from the summer break to the winter break. Kids start school, then they are off for Labor Day. Go back to school then off for Columbus Day. The first of November brings a day off for elections More...

by Teri Cayton | Published 2 months ago
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, February 18th, 2014
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Letter to the Editor February 18, 2014

Dear Editor, The Beauty of Winter Shouldn’t Be Lost on Us. I can’t count how many times each day that I hear or read on Facebook that everyone “hates winter” or that they are “so over it.” Punxsutawney More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, February 18th, 2014
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The Striped Skunk

Have you noticed a putrid smell in the air recently? Or why Pepe Le Pew is associated with love and Valentines Day? And most noticeably, more road killed skunks? The reason for all of the above is that right now More...

By Teri Cayton On Tuesday, February 18th, 2014
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Momma Said for February 18, 2014

I hope everyone has gotten shoveled out from the latest round of snow storms. I can’t remember a winter where we had so many storms, that the weather service has started naming them. It is crazy weather when it More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, February 11th, 2014
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Momma Said for February 11, 2014

Why does something as easy as falling asleep have to be so complicated?  I wish I could sleep like I did as a child.  No worries creeping up on you just as you are about to slip over the edge of oblivion.  No More...

Thomas Boiler and Engine House
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, February 11th, 2014
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Thomas Boiler and Engine House

  Thomas Boiler and Engine House This is a photo of the Thomas Boiler and Engine House. I will have a series of photos of a rail yard. The buildings are gone now as far as I know but some reader may know if More...

Laneville School
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
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Laneville School

This photo is of the Laneville School. The photo is dated May 18, 1910. According to records the two room school was closed by Board of Education action on July 7, 1915 after the first saw mill moved out. A one More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
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Deer, Bear and Fall Turkey Totals

The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (WVDNR) released the total harvest numbers for the 2013 deer, black bear and the fall turkey seasons in a recent press release. “Preliminary counts of game checking More...