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William Stuart Bonner

Bill Bonner

This is a photo of William Stuart Bonner. He was a son of Asa and Melvina Bonner of the Flanagan Hill Area.  He worked in the woods cutting trees and the like until he entered the Military.  He enrolled in the Navy and spent his last years of service in Alaska.  He was married to Nellie Wymer and they lived in various places in Tucker County including More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Spring is Near

The weather has broken and the snow has melted with warmer temperatures. Daylight savings time has already caused us to spring forward with an extra hour of daylight in the evenings. The Spring Equinox is this week More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Spotlight on donors

Continuing our spotlight on donors who are making a difference in their community, this month we are highlighting three impressive fundraising efforts: an incredible group of volunteers, donors and staff attempting More...

By Teri Cayton On Tuesday, March 24th, 2015


This past week has seen the end of winter and ushered in spring with a rainy day. I have seen some flowers showing their faces to the sun and the birds are singing their songs. New calves are frolicking in the fields More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

Dandy Lions

This is a booklet on The “Dandy Lions” Club at Parsons Graded School, organized January 1960 and sponsored by the River City Garden Club and Mountaineer Garden Club. Officers were: Pres. Pamela Collins, More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Momma Said for March 18, 2015

I did not succeed in catching the Leprechaun again this year. I guess my pot of gold is still out there somewhere. Momma Said, “You can’t miss what you never had.” So I guess my gold was never that important More...

By Teri Cayton On Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

Momma Said for March 11, 2015

I am on a rant this week. I will have to say that there are not a lot of things that makes me any madder than to see the American flag hanging in tatters. I applaud anyone that is patriotic enough to fly the symbol More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

The Winter Woods

With snow piled up over the knees through the end of February I thought it would be appropriate to write about the winter woods this week. It’s amazing how different the landscape looks with a covering of snow. More...