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Momma Said for March 4, 2014

Tiddly Winks, Marbles, Jacks, Barrel of Monkeys, Pick-Up-Sticks, Lincoln Logs, what happened to the games that taught us strategy, dexterity, and logic? Now all we have are games that everyone tries to see how many people you can kill. Momma Said, “The only dexterity you get is to see how fast your thumbs can move.” We had games where kids actually More...

by Teri Cayton | Published 5 months ago
By Clint Nichols On Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
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Late Season Rabbit Hunt

Late season hunting opportunities have been few and far between with the winter we’ve been having. The last weekend of February the temperatures finally warmed up enough to thaw things out. With a break in the More...

Store (storage) House in the Thomas rail yard
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, February 25th, 2014
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Store House in the Thomas rail yard

This photo is of the Store (storage) House in the Thomas rail yard. Note the wheels in the forefront of the picture. Information has been coming in on the bottling of soda in Tucker County. I have talked to a lady More...

By Teri Cayton On Tuesday, February 25th, 2014
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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 More...

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...