This Week in West Virginia History

This Week in West Virginia History

At 4th Avenue and 15th Street, just on the edge of Huntington’s downtown and one block from Marshall University (then Marshall College), these small frame cottages were flooded up to their porch roofs. (Photograph courtesy U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.) Charleston WV – The following events happened on these dates...

Sentman promoted to student program advisor at Eastern

Sentman promoted to student program advisor at Eastern

Tiffany Sentman MOOREFIELD, W.Va. – Tiffany Sentman is the new student program advisor at Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College, promoted from student services coordinator.   A resident of Petersburg, WV, her entire life, Sentman lives with her husband, Stanley. “He keeps me grounded,” she said, “I couldn't ask...

WVDNR posts list of waters stocked

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.VA. — The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources announced on Monday that the following waters were stocked during the week of Jan. 9–13: Anderson Lake Blackwater River Bullskin Run Cacapon Park Lake Cedar Creek Lake East Fork Greenbrier River Evitts Run Glady Fork Knapps Creek Krodel Lake Lick Creek...

City of Thomas adopts a new ordinance, seeks committee members

City of Thomas adopts a new ordinance, seeks committee members

With the passage of an ordinance establishing minimum maintenance standards for buildings, the city of Thomas looks to remove more than a dozen structures, including the century-old Milkint Garage, which collapsed in March 2010. By Kelly Stadelman For The Parsons Advocate   While the city of Thomas is one step...

North Seated on Town of Davis Council

North Seated on Town of Davis Council

The Town of Davis Council from left to right: Robert North, Joe Kosanic, Jeannette Ware, Mayor Alan Tomson, Recorder Jennie Helmick, and Doug Martin. By: Jennifer Britt The Parsons Advocate The Town of Davis Mayor, Alan Tomson, appointed Robert North as the newest member of the council. North has lived...

EMS is Moving in Right Direction

EMS is Moving in Right Direction

TC Ambulance Authority board members working to make the EMS services structure prepared to provide the best possible medical care. By: Jennifer Britt The Parsons Advocate Interim 911 Director, Mike Simmons, was present during the Ambulance Authority meeting to conduct a Q&A session with the board members. Simmons answered questions...

Gov. Justice cheers House passage of 50% personal income tax cut

CHARLESTON, WV – Gov. Jim Justice issued the following statement today after the West Virginia House of Delegates voted bipartisanly to pass his proposal to reduce the state’s personal income tax by 50%: “I thank Speaker Roger Hanshaw, Deputy Speaker Matthew Rohrbach, Majority Leader Eric Householder, Finance Chairman Vernon Criss, and members of the House...

Bucher reflects on his career at Cortland Acres

Bucher reflects on his career at Cortland Acres

Dan Bucher When Dan Bucher accepted a job at the age of 25 as a social worker for Cortland Acres, he could not have foreseen becoming one of the youngest nursing home administrators in the state and the tremendous growth that would occur under his guidance and leadership.    Now,...

WV IJDC announces funding for 4 water projects

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Infrastructure and Jobs Development Council announced funding for 4 water system improvement projects at its meeting on Jan. 11. Details for the project is listed below. Town of Elizabeth The council approved a $766,000 grant to the Town of Elizabeth in Wirt County to extend water service...

MASTER GARDEN CLASS BEGINNING IN MARCH

MASTER GARDEN CLASS BEGINNING IN MARCH

WVU Extension Service will be offering an online Master Gardener certification class beginning on March 2.  Classes will be shown over the ZOOM format every Thursday evening from 6 until 9 p.m. for 17 weeks.  Participants will then perform 40 hours of volunteer gardening-related  activities over the following year to...

DHHR Awarded Grant to Support Early Childhood Services

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR), Bureau for Family Assistance (BFA), Division of Early Care and Education was awarded $2.6 million by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to support early childhood services for children from birth to age five. The Preschool Development...

EMS, County Maintenance and Camp Kidd Discussed With TC County Commission

EMS, County Maintenance and Camp Kidd Discussed With TC County Commission

First public meeting hosting new Commissioner Tim Knotts and returning Commissioners Mike Rosenau and Fred Davis. Visiting field representative from Senator Manchin’s office Wendy Madden.           Maintenance Supervisor Joe Long presented Commissioners with monthly update. By: Jennifer Britt The Parsons Advocate Wendy Madden, a field representative...

WVDNR posts list of waters stocked

SOUTH CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources announced on Monday that the following waters were stocked. Anthony Creek Barboursville Lake Chief Logan Pond Cranberry River Fitzpatrick Lake Gandy Creek Greenbrier River (Marlinton section) Howards Creek Hurricane Reservoir James P. Bailey Lake Larenim Park Lake Laurel Fork (Randolph) Laurel...

Gas Average Jumps in West Virginia

The average price for gasoline across Northern West Virginia is 20 cents higher this week at $3.183 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report.   This week’s average prices: Northern WV Average                                    $3.183 Average price during the week of January 3, 2023     ...

Solid Waste Authority’s New Compactor Working Above Expectations

Solid Waste Authority’s New Compactor Working Above Expectations

Pictured is the new trash compactor used by the TC Landfill with employees from Leslie Equipment, Humdinger Equipment and Landfill employees Roger Wolford, Marshall Baker, Garrett Reall-Campbell, Ty George, Cody Cussins, and Jody Alderman. By: Jennifer Britt The Parsons Advocate Jody Alderman reported to the board that the new trash...

IRS 2023 tax filing season

The Internal Revenue Service announced Monday, January 23, 2023, as the beginning of the 2023 tax season when the agency will begin accepting and processing 2022 tax year returns.

Roy and Mook Appear Before Judge J. Courrier 

Roy and Mook Appear Before Judge J. Courrier 

Tammy Mook was present in Judge J. Courrier’s courtroom along with her attorney B. Easton and TC Prosecuting Attorney S. Hull Wilkins. Trevor Roy leaving court after being awarded time served on two guilty plea charges of domestic battery. By: Jennifer Britt The Parsons Advocate The criminal cases of the...

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