Local

Division of Motor Vehicles announces extension to Sept. 30, 2020 for several DMV transactions

Customers may now make appointments for vehicle registration renewals in eight offices CHARLESTON, WV – The West Virginia Division of Motor…

West Virginia State Tax Department reopens offices for in-person appointments

CHARLESTON, WV – The West Virginia State Tax Department has reopened all of its Taxpayer Services locations for in-person customer service by appointment…

One Clarksburg-Weston Area TV Station Changing Frequency — New Rescan Deadline Update 

I’m sharing with you timely consumer information from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to share with your readers and listeners…

Sports

Applications available for 2020 Antlerless Deer Season limited permit areas

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.VA. — The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is now accepting applications for the 2020 Antlerless Deer…

WVDNR explains hunting season changes in 2020-2021 Hunting and Trapping Regulations

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.VA. — Several important changes to the state’s fall hunting seasons for white-tailed deer, wild turkey and black…

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. —…

Columns

Turner’s Tidbits

This photo was taken October 16, 1954 after Hurricane Hazel hit the area. This photo is from Hendricks. There is a home visible in the right center of the photo. It appears the truck driver felt comfortable about driving through the water. Three children are barely visible between the first…

Knowledge is power

Dear  Editor, Knowledge is power.  My purpose is to impart knowledge and truth.  Isn't that why we hold court, to get the truth of the situation?  For those who read the Bible, Pilate asked Jesus, "What is the truth?"  The Son of God replied, "I am the way, the truth,…

Momma Said

By Teri Cayton The Parsons Advocate Gracie has come up with another way to aggravate me. Along with her digging up everything, jumping on me and eating poop, she has now found that she can make a huge mess by putting her snout in the water bowl and blowing bubbles.…

Obituaries

Richard R. Harper

Richard R. Harper, 63 a resident of Parsons, passed from this life Wednesday, July 8, 2020, at his home surrounded…

William Lloyd “Bill” Dodge

William Lloyd “Bill” Dodge, age 89 years, a resident of Parsons, WV, departed this life Tuesday morning, July 7, 2020…

Ernest Olie White

Ernest Olie White, 82, of Thomas, West Virginia passed away July 11, 2020 under the care of WV Caring in…

Ernest Westley Carr

Ernest Westley Carr, age 86 years, a resident of Parsons, WV departed this life Sunday afternoon, July 12, 2020 at…

David Wayne “Dave” Simmons, Sr.

David Wayne “Dave” Simmons, Sr. age 63 years, a resident of Parsons, WV, departed this life Wednesday, July 8, 2020…