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Children’s Christmas Program

Hendricks Free Methodist Church Children’s Christmas Program  “Building a Stable”  Sunday, Dec.10 at 3 p.m. Come Celebrate Christ’s Birth with Us!  Refreshments will follow.  Everyone Welcome! 

Old-Fashioned Christmas

St. Paul’s UMC welcomes the community to our Annual Old-Fashioned Christmas, a night open to the community to share the joy of the season.  Looking for folks to sing or give a testimony or reading.  Choirs welcome!  Call 304-614-3768 or come prepared to share.  All are welcome to enjoy the...

Christmas Displays Wanted

The Parsons Advocate is seeking unique Christmas yard displays to feature in our upcoming issues.  We are seeking large or uniquely themed displays, as well as any displays that may be coordinated to music or have an FM transmitted musical element.  If you know of any unique yard displays, whether...

Friends of Cortland Meeting

There will be a meeting of the Friends of Cortland Acres Monday, Dec. 4 in the Gathering Room at Cortland Acres at 1p.m. For more information, call Marie Grafton, Activities Director, at 304-463-4181 Ext 218  


County Route 17 (Smokey Hollow Road) will be closed from Monday, Dec. 4 through Friday, Dec. 22 beginning at approximately 1.5 miles from the intersection of County Route 17 and WV72 near Parsons, for construction work associated with Corridor H.    All motorists, including emergency vehicles and school buses, will...

4th Quarter Meeting

The Tucker County Democratic Executive Committee is holding the 4th quarter meeting on Dec. 18 at 6 p.m. via ZOOM. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81139737965?pwd=R1g1ZVJLV3Rra0RRWjNmTmFsc2RUdz09 Meeting ID: 811 3973 7965 Passcode: 945094

Christmas Tours

Friday, Dec 1 from 5 to 8 p.m., PRO/OnTrac will sponsor “Take a Stroll Through Parsons.” The event includes a house tour of Paul and Laura Mauzy’s home, Festival of Trees at the Western Maryland Depot; and a stroll of participating shops in Parsons with many offering specials, deals, or...

Register for Toy Drive

To sign up your child or children to receive toys from St. Paul’s toy drive you must call or text between now and Saturday, Dec. 9.   Please call or text Melisa Scott 304-704-5685 or Marie Barr 304-621-5133.  Distribution of toys will be at St. Paul’s Church from Monday, Dec....

Toy Drive

It is time to get ready for St. Paul’s UM Church Christmas toy drive.  Please drop off new or gently used toys to help local families celebrate the Christmas season.  Donations are being accepted between now and Friday, Dec. 1 at St. Paul’s Church, 203 Central Ave; Steven’s Realty, 201...

Clothes Closet

There will be some more very nice clothing and misc. items for free pickup at the Rowlesburg Ambulance Building on Friday, Nov. 17 from 4 – 7 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 18 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  This event is sponsored by The Rowlesburg Southern Baptist Church and The...

Ham and Bean Dinner

There will be a ham and bean dinner from 4 – 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18 at the Leadmine Community Fellowship Hall.  Dinner includes ham, beans, home fries, corn bread, coleslaw, drink and dessert. Carry-out available and the price will be $10 adults and teens; ages 6-12, $5 and...

Happenings at Eastern

Career Services Mini Course: Connecting Majors to Careers Plus a Free Focus2Career Account Learn about career decision-making and steps to choosing a major; Focus2Career Features and Easy Self-Exploration Tools; and Career Planning Using Lego Serious Play. November 15 from at 12 p.m. in Room 104B & Zoom at Eastern's Main...


Mt. Top Senior Center will be having a Hunter’s Breakfast on Monday, Nov. 20 starting at 4:30 a.m. Includes eggs, bacon, sausage, biscuit, gravy, home fries and pancakes. $15 per person benefits the Center’s remodeling. Come out and join us. 

St. George Senior Outpost 

St. George Senior Outpost meets on November 16 at 6 p.m. at the St. George Community Church.  Seniors are invited to bring a covered dish and enjoy good food, fun, and fellowship  

Veterans Day Ceremony

The Tucker County Veterans Association will be holding the annual Veterans Day ceremony. The ceremony will be Saturday, November 11 at 11 a.m..  The ceremony will be held at the All-Veterans Memorial Wall located at the Stop light in Parsons.  WEATHER PERMITTING. 


Mt. Top Senior Center in Thomas will be having its monthly breakfast on Saturday, Nov.11 from 7 – 11 a.m. Biscuits and gravy with home fries. Come out and join us.  Donations Welcome. 

Shooting Match

Mt. Grove VFD will have a shotgun shooting match from 11 a.m. - ?  Sunday, Nov. 19. 12/16/20 gauge shot guns only and shells will be furnished by Mt. Grove.  Concession available and prizes will be awards to winners of each match.  Come take your best shot.   

Free Thanksgiving Dinner

The annual Free Thanksgiving Dinner will be from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 23 at the Parsons Senior Center.  Eat in, pickup or delivery, everyone welcome.  For more information to pre-order for pickup or delivery please contact Carroll Precht at 304-478-4018.

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