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Red Cross encourages donations to keep robust blood supply as pandemic continues

Spike in COVID-19 cases has led to emergency plasma shortage $5 Amazon.com Gift Cards offered to thank all blood donors…

Chip Shots FootGolf Challenge Fundraiser

Dryfork - Chips Shots FootGolf and the Snow Sports Museum of West Virginia are teaming up for the Second Annual Chip…

DNR researching ways to grow bigger bluegill in West Virginia lakes

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.VA. — There's always a bigger fish. At least that's what fisheries biologists are trying to determine as they research ways the…

Sports

Chip Shots FootGolf Challenge Fundraiser

Dryfork - Chips Shots FootGolf and the Snow Sports Museum of West Virginia are teaming up for the Second Annual Chip…

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…

Columns

Turner’s Tidbits

This is a notice that appeared in the local paper letting taxpayers know where they could go to pay the second half of their taxes for the year of 1947.  Seemed fitting as we are now paying the first half or full year of taxes.  It is interesting to note…

Momma Said

By Teri Cayton The Parsons Advocate We have another chapter in the never ending saga of my life.  And you guessed it, this is about THE DOG!  I have (had) my back porch screened in so I could leave my door open and not get the house full of bugs. …

Turner’s Tidbits

This is a photo of the Snyder Mansion. It was strategically located on a bank that would allow the Snyder’s to view the town of Harman. This is the home of Captain Sampson Snyder and his wife, Elizabeth Bonner Snyder. One can see some of the Snyder children and their…

Obituaries

Mildred Louise Johnson Davis

Mildred Louise Johnson Davis, 74, of Thomas, West Virginia passed away July 14, 2020 at Cortland Acres. She was born…

Warren E. Knotts

Warren E. Knotts, 58, a resident of Fairmont, and a life-long resident of Tucker County, passed from this life Wednesday,…

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…