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Parsons VFD Co. 10 responded to a residential structure fire Saturday morning at 173 Spruce Street Parsons around 3:40 a.m. Responding  units were notified that a occupant was possibly still in the house. Upon arrival one persons was outside the house and transported by Tucker EMS. Additional resources was requested...

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Davis Council Hear From Davis Health System

The Council for the Town of Davis discussed their enthusiasm and a few concerns over the walk in clinic being added by Davis Health Systems within the Shop N' Save building.   By Heather Clower The Parsons Advocate               With all members present per Recorder Andy...

PVFD Homecoming Fair Rescheduled

Parsons VFD  Homecoming Fair scheduled for May 18 - 22, 2021 has been postponed until September 28 - October 2, 2021. This is do to concerns with COVID restrictions and providing a quality and safe event. The Triathlon will still be held on May 15 as planned and next years...

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WVU hosts Traditional WV Foods program

Celebrate our food heritage with Alex Coffman, WVU Grant County Extension Agent, for an enjoyable program on “Traditional West Virginia Foods” at 1 p.m. West Virginia’s long history of Appalachian home cooking is seen even today with home gardens, community covered dishes and rows of canned goods on basement shelves....

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Jody Carpenter, WV ANR Extension agent for Barbour/ Randolph counties By Doug Bush, Supervisor With so many choices out there, which apple tree should I get? This time of the year all the retailers are offering young apple trees for sale. They do this because so...

Opening Dates Announced for Monongahela National Forest Recreation Sites

Elkins, W.Va., April 5, 2021 — Monongahela National Forest has announced the 2021 opening dates for developed recreation sites across the Forest. Please be advised that these dates may change based upon local conditions. Visit the Forest’s Recreation Conditions Report at https://www.fs.usda.gov/recmain/mnf/recreation for the most current information.   Visitors are urged to recreate...

The Great Outdoors

Submitted Column Spring is in full swing in the mountain state with temperatures rising, plants and greenery coming to life and flowers blooming. Another true sign of better weather approaching is Spring Gobbler Season, which will kick off April 19th in West Virginia. This year, the hunting time frame has expanded...

DHHR Receives Federal Approval for SNAP Emergency Supplemental Allotments

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR), Bureau for Children and Families has been granted approval by the federal government to issue emergency supplemental allotments to households currently receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) as part of an ongoing response to COVID-19. The U.S Department...

Waybright Found Guilty by Jury

By Heather Clower The Parsons Advocate               After nearly two hours securing what both parties felt to be a qualified jury of 12, Circuit Court Clerk Sharon Moats swore them in for the trial of Deanna Waybright, being charged with two counts of uttering, which is a felony charge.  The...

Mayor of Thomas Resigns; City Hall Closed

Mayor of Thomas Resigns; City Hall Closed

A formal statement from the Town of Thomas states the following.  “On March 24, 2021, the Thomas City Council accepted the written resignation of former Mayor Matt Quattro. Per West Virginia State Code the former Recorder, Kim Johnson, has taken over the duties of the Mayor. The Recorder will perform...

Davis Medical Center Receives Award for Nuclear Medicine Regulatory Safety Protocols

Elkins, WV— Davis Medical Center’s Radiology Department recently received an award for complying with the Nuclear Regulatory Safety Protocols. The NRC (Nuclear Regulatory Commission) regulates the safety of nuclear materials, and performs inspections every three years.  NRC inspects multiple areas that include; training of personnel, radiation protection, radiation dose records, and security of...

2021 Garden Program

North Central Community Action will be taking applications for the 2021 Garden Program beginning  April 5 to April 15. The Garden Program is FREE and designed to help families supplement their food supply by providing vegetables or fruit plants and seeds. Qualifying applicants must be at or below the 200%...

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