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Momma Said for February 10, 2015

Many have questioned me about speaking of Groundhog Day last week. I know there is more than one groundhog predictor out there. Punxsutawney Phil did see his shadow so that signals six more weeks of bad weather. But in our area French Creek Freddie rules. He did not see his shadow, so I am content to accept his prediction. Momma Said, “I like his More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015
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Women Spies in Civil War

Tucker Woman Recalls Part Women Spies Played in Civil War.  This is the first of a three part installment that relays some important Tucker County History. This information was relayed in 1935 by Sarah L. Day, More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015
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The Foundation’s 25th Anniversary

The Foundation’s 25th Anniversary year closed on a high note with more than $650,000 pumped into new and existing endowed funds, projects and programs that benefit the region. Our theme for 2014 was “invest More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015
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Momma Said for February 3, 2015

We almost made it through January without a significant snow storm. Notice I said almost. Mother Nature just had to let us know she was still the boss where winter is concerned. The last three days of January just More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015
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The Elusive Fisher

This week I decided to write about an elusive critter that roams our mountains but is seldom seen, the fisher. I’ve never laid eyes on one myself but just a few weeks ago I captured a blurry picture on my trail More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015
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Momma Said for January 27, 2015

Why does everything have to be “New and Improved”? It seems whatever the product you are using is just fine then the big companies have to new and improve it and it never works as well as it did before. And More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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Tony Row

  This is a photo of a tornado that hit Thomas June 23, 1944. This is the area of Thomas called “Tony Row”. Many homes were completely destroyed and some were severely damaged. There were three people More...

By Teri Cayton On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
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Momma Said for January 20, 2015

I have been scouring the internet for an all natural solution for an itchy dog. Abby has always had problems in the winter with itchy skin and I saw one that I may try. The recipe is ½ cup vinegar, ½ cup green More...