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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
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ArtSpring 2015 Schedule Memorial Day Weekend Friday May 22 – Monday May 25

THOMAS   Cottrill’s Opera House ArtSpring Silent Auction Opening Reception l Friday, May 22 5:30-7:30pm Sponsored by: Tucker Community Foundation and Tip Top Café Bidding begins with refreshments and music More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, May 5th, 2015
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May 6, 2015

Cake Walk   The Tucker County Fair will be having a Cake Walk at 7 p.m. on May 9 in front of the Courthouse.   BINGO   Sunday, May 17 at the Davis Fire Hall at 2 p.m. (Doors open at 1 p.m.) Cash Prizes More...

American physician, social activist, clown and author Hunter Doherty “Patch” Adams and friends visited Canaan Valley last week, assisting with the red spruce tree ecosystem restoration through the Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge.
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015
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Patch Adams and friends ‘spruce up’ Tucker County

American physician, social activist, clown and author Hunter Doherty “Patch” Adams and friends visited Canaan Valley last week, assisting with the red spruce tree ecosystem restoration through the Canaan Valley More...

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By Penny Ellison On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015
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Wildfire Ravages Acreage in Canaan

A brushfire charred the ground and sent up smoke that could be seen for miles around. According to a G.P.S. point perimeter reading it covered around 115 acres. The fire, which is still under investigation, is More...

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Debbie Stevens, owner of Gifts-to-Go in Parsons, offers many thoughtful items for Valentine’s Day.
By Beth Christian Broschart On Thursday, February 12th, 2015
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Tucker County businesses offer many gift ideas for Valentine’s Day

PARSONS – Valentine’s Day is traditionally the day where folks show love they share with others, and usually there is an exchange of gifts of sweets, jewelry, food, flowers or other items to show those special More...

Refuge biologist Dawn Washington visits Davis-Thomas Elementary Middle School sixth-grade class to talk about trees and forests.
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
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Wild School is getting a makeover

For over ten years the annual Wild School event has been held at Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge. Middle school students from local schools including Davis-Thomas and Tucker Valley Elementary Middle Schools More...

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Tucker County AmeriCorps members spent Martin Luther King Day helping out at the Tucker County Animal Shelter. Volunteers were Emma Donovan, Rachel Fedders, Travis Ferry, Mimi Gunderson, Sydney Haltom, Daniel Hobbs, Alex Hodges, Audrey Stefenson, Emily Wilson-Hauger and Becca Ferry.
By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
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AmeriCorps members participate in Day of Service

PARSONS – Most folks look forward to having a long weekend off for the Martin Luther King holiday, but a local group of young folks chose to use their day off as a Day of Service. Tucker County AmeriCorps members More...

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By Beth Christian Broschart On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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U.S. Fish and Wildlife decides not to acquire Canaan Valley Institute

DAVIS – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced last Monday it has decided not to acquire the Canaan Valley Institute building and associated land in Davis. According to Ron Hollis, refuge manager at More...