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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Tucker County School Calendar

2014-2015 August 11—First Day for Staff August 12—Staff Only August 13—Staff Only August 14—First Day for Students September 1—HOLIDAY, NO SCHOOL-Labor Day September 23—Student 2-hour Early More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

Robert James “Bob” Schoonover

Robert James “Bob” Schoonover, age 74 years, a former resident of Tucker County, a resident of Elkins and former President and C.E.O. of Citizens National Bank, departed this life early Sunday morning, July More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

District #14 Convention

District #14 yearly convention was hosted by Blackwater, Dorcas and Huttonsville Rebekah Lodges on June 21, 2014 at the IOOF Home in Elkins. Following registration of members, lunch was served to 22 sisters and More...

Group pic of Challenged Athletes
By Teri Cayton On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

Challenged Athletes of West Virginia Visit St. Paul’s UMC

Warfighters Sports, a member of Challenged Athletes of West Virginia, visited St. Paul’s United Methodist Church for breakfast. The group visited last year and the trip is for active and retired veterans and their More...

By Lois Lambert On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

WV Press Association to Hold Convention in Canaan Valley

Don and Samantha Smith of the WV Press Association attended Wednesday’s county commission meeting to extend commissioners and their designees a formal invitation to attend the annual summer convention. The annual More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

Fred Milton Simmons

Fred Milton Simmons, age 82 years, a resident of Hambleton, WV, departed this life Friday, June 27, 2014 at Cortland Acres, Thomas, WV.  He had been in declining health for the past six months. He was born Tuesday, More...

Flag Day Presentation At Veteran’s Memorial Wall
By Pamela Ruediger On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Flag Day Presentation At Veteran’s Memorial Wall

Monday, June 16 was a brilliantly sunshiny day when Peggy Hawse, the Regional Coordinator for U.S. Senator Joe Manchin, came to Parsons in honor of Flag Day to present the veterans of Tucker County at the Veteran’s More...

Jim King and his handcrafted guitar
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

First Free Concert in Mill Race Park

Friday, June 20 was the first in a series of Friday evening concerts in Mill Race Park. In celebration of the beginning of the concert series the City of Parsons provided free drinks, chips and hotdogs fresh off More...