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The Children of Henry

the children of Henry

  This photo is of Bonnie, Alan, Lewis and Violet (Sis) Smith from the Flanagan Hill Area. They are the children of Henry and Loutie Hedrick Smith. Loutie was the daughter of Maudie Raines Hedrick, granddaughter of Martha Cooper Raines and great-granddaughter of Samuel Cooper who was an early settler of the Flanagan Hill area. *Note on the Eugene More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

The Wild Turkey

It’s that time of the year where everything wakes up and comes back to life. The trees and wildflowers are blooming providing a colorful landscape once again. Various shades of green are taking over the dull drab More...

By Teri Cayton On Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Momma Said for April 29, 2014

Do you help your neighbors? I do my best to help friends and neighbors when the need arises. I am pretty handy at things women don’t usually tackle. All thanks to my momma. I can do most anything I set my mind More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Tannery in Parsons

  This is a photo of the Tannery in Parsons. Note the smoke stack which still stands today. According to records, the Tannery was built in 1893 by Thomas Gould and his sister, Abbie Gould. The Tannery changed More...

By Teri Cayton On Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

Momma Said for April 22, 2014

Spring is officially here, the lawn has been mowed. The mower fired up on the first pull so that was a good start. The yard looked like an old man that needed a hair cut. Now it is manicured and dapper. Mom would More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

A Day I’ve Been Waiting For

One of the happiest days of my life was when our daughter Kelsey was born. From that day I couldn’t wait to take her on her first fishing trip and that chance finally came this past weekend. I wanted to make sure More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Editor and all Concerned,

Article VI-38 of the Constitution of the State of WV titled, “Salaries of officials cannot be increased during official terms” states, in part, “…Nor shall the salary of any public officer be increased or More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

All About the Opossum

Just the other day while I was out and about I had a possum waddle down the hill into a field. It sat down and started looking around before it even noticed me. They are quite the unique looking creature with their More...