Parsons Spring Clean-Up Week

Parsons Spring Clean-Up is scheduled for June 15 through 19. For information contact Parsons City Hall at 304-478-2311.

FRIENDS OF THE CHEAT AWARDED $1 MILLION DOLLARS FOR TRAILHEAD CONSTRUCTION

Photo credit Mitchell Stickler. Trestle bridge over the Cheat River at Preston. KINGWOOD, WV -- West Virginia Governor Jim Justice announced grant…

Road Closure

The Division of Highways announced the temporary closure of traffic along County Route 35/16 in Tucker county, also known as Jenningston Road, beginning Thursday, May…

Local

Monongahela National Forest Reopens Additional Recreation Sites

ELKINS, W.Va., Monongahela National Forest will open additional developed recreation sites. For a full list of open areas and up-to-date information…

Urgent need for blood donations as hospital demand increases

T-shirts, $5 Amazon.com Gift Cards offered to thank all those who come to give (May 29, 2020) — The American Red Cross…

60th Wedding Anniversary

Melvin and Shirley Phillips celebrated 60 years of marriage on Tuesday, June 2.  They are the parents of Rick, Jenny…

Sports

Friday Night Lights

Lights at the baseball, football, and softball fields were illuminated Friday night to honor the 2020…

West Virginia’s spring gobbler season to open

Photo by McKenzie Young, provided courtesy of the West Virginia Department of Commerce SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. —…

Tucker County Girls’ Basketball Players Collect All-State Honors

By Dave Helmick TuckerCountySports.Com The WV Sports Writers Association announced the members of the Class “A” Girls’ Basketball All-State team…

Girls’ and Boys’ Basketball All-PVC Teams Announced

By Dave Helmick TuckerCountySports.Com The PVC Conference announced the Girls’ All-PVC Basketball team. The Girls’ team was highlighted by three…

Columns

Momma Said

By Teri Cayton The Parsons Advocate West Virginia is now experiencing an elevation in the cases of COVID-19.  We have been behind the curve ever since the first outbreak.  We have a maximum security prison not far from my home and the increase of cases there has exploded.  I was…

Turner’s Tidbits

This is a photo of Parsons after the flood of 1986. Starting on the immediate right, I am not sure, but it looks like the building is being worked on, is it on the corner? Next is Long’s, then Ellie’s. The next sign reads Home Decorating Center. I can not…

Momma Said

By Teri Cayton The Parsons Advocate We as a society have been going through some very hard times.  We have Covid-19, dams bursting and cyclones, what else can be thrown at us before we break?  Momma Said, “What doesn’t kill you make you stronger!”  I hope that is true because we…

Obituaries

Kenneth H. Sims

Kenneth H. Sims of Charles Town, WV, beloved husband, father, grandfather, uncle and cousin, passed away Friday, May 29, 2020. …

Zachary Edward Lambert

Zachary Edward Lambert, 19, of Morgantown, West Virginia died Tuesday, May 26, 2020 due to injuries from a vehicle accident.…

Donald Herbert “Yogi” Swartz, Jr

Donald Herbert "Yogi" Swartz, Jr., 54, a resident of Parsons, passed from this life Tuesday, May 26, 2020, at home.…

Paul Stanley Mauzy, Sr.

Paul Stanley Mauzy, Sr., age 98 years, a resident of Parsons, WV departed this life Tuesday afternoon, May 19, 2020…

Bernice G. Ketterman Hymes

Bernice G. Ketterman Hymes, 83, a resident of Parsons, passed from this life Tuesday, May 19, 2020, at Cortland Acres…

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