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Snakes in WV

The heat and humidity of summertime is an active period for biting insects and slithering reptiles. Snakes are an often talked about reptile in that you either like them or hate them. The majority of folks tend to dislike snakes but they are a living species just like all the other animals that call this place home. Snakes are cold-blooded vertebrates More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
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Change is on its way

Hunter’s that have found themselves driving out of their way to check in a deer, turkey, or bear will no longer have to waste the time or gas starting in 2015. According to the West Virginia Division of Natural More...

By Teri Cayton On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
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Momma Said for July 29, 2014

How many out there have ever heard these words? “Don’t make me come in there.” Those were words to put the fear of God into every one of us growing up. When we heard those words, we knew we had pushed that More...

By Teri Cayton On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
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Momma Said for July 22, 2014

Momma Said, “It is hard to be politically correct when dealing with stupid people. There, I said it and I am glad.” You just have to stop and wonder how some people have made it this far in life. Seriously, More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
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Common Threads for July 22, 2014

The Foundation’s 25th anniversary Uncle Sam’s Birthday Party was a big success thanks to everyone who purchased tickets or made a donation. Proceeds from the annual fundraiser support unrestricted grant and More...

By Teri Cayton On Tuesday, July 8th, 2014
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Momma Said for July 8, 2014

Katie, the cat, has adjusted just fine to being a house cat. She has been putting on weight and is playing like crazy. I have a few cat toys, but her favorite pastime is sliding on the kitchen rug. She will run More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
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Dry Fork Lumber Companies Planing Mill in Laneville, WV.

This is a photo of the Dry Fork Lumber Companies Planing Mill in Laneville, WV.  The Dry Fork Lumber Company operated in that area from 1905-1915.  This company was a successor to the Wyoming Lumber Company.  More...

By Teri Cayton On Tuesday, July 1st, 2014
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Momma Said for July 1, 2014

I have met a lot of very nice people since coming to work here at the paper, but one lady stands out of the crowd. Her name is Beulah, which is not a common name, but I did have an aunt by that name. She comes in More...