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2015 Mast Survey

  The 2015 mast survey conducted by the WVDNR is out and it found that the oaks didn’t produce very many acorns this year. The beech, hickory, and walnut trees were the big producers this year. Soft masts like apple and grape produced plenty of fruit this year but black cherry was down. Squirrel hunters should concentrate on the hickory stands More...

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Sunflower
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015
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Sunflower

This is a picture of Sunflower who played on WWVA and the Jamboree for a number of years.  Sunflower was born in Davis on October 23,1919 and her given name was Mary Calvas.( I have not been able to track that More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015
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Momma Said

The weather is changing so quickly and I still have soooo much to do before it gets really bad. I will have the second coat of paint on my deck this weekend and I still have 101 other things to do. I got some of More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, August 26th, 2015
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Momma Said

I heard my first cricket chirping this past weekend and the old saying is after the first chirp it is six weeks until the first frost. I am not ready for that yet. Momma Said, “The frost will soon be on the punkin.” I More...

Beaver Creek 8-15-15
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, August 26th, 2015
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Severe Pollution and WVDEP Failures

Severe Pollution and WVDEP Failures   Saturday evening 8/15, a report was made to a representative of the Friends of Blackwater Canyon (myself) of severe silting of Beaver Creek. It was reported that the silt More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, August 26th, 2015
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We Get Letters-

Letter to the Editor,   This is in response to C.Y. Dumire’s letter published in the August 19th edition of the Parsons Advocate. I believe C.Y. Dumire and I share the same passion for promoting Tucker County More...

post card Albert WV
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, August 11th, 2015
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Turner’s Tidbits – August 12, 2015

This is a generic postcard made available to allow a location to have their name printed in the blank spot. These were often found in a variety of types; some had the name written in glitter for example. The card More...

By Teri Cayton On Tuesday, August 11th, 2015
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Momma Said – August 12, 2015

Do you ever look in the mirror and not see yourself? I have a bad habit of doing that. For instance, if I am doing my hair that is all I see. I could have a bone sticking out my nose and I would not see it. Momma More...