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Momma Said for March 12, 2014

Saturdays were a special time for us when we were kids.  Number one, no school, and number two sometimes, just sometimes, Mom would take us to town.  On those Saturdays, the movie theater in town would be having a food drive so we could get in for the afternoon with a can of food.  Momma Said, “Four cans of food is a cheap price to pay for a whole More...

by Teri Cayton | Published 5 months ago
Pumping Station - Thomas
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
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Pumping Station in Thomas

This is one of the ongoing photos of buildings found in the rail yard of Thomas. I do not know if any of these buildings still exist and have not heard from anyone with info on any of them. This is the Pumping More...

By Teri Cayton On Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
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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 More...

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...