TCSWA Signs Resolution for New Compactor

TCSWA Signs Resolution for New Compactor

This is a similar version of the new CAT XK30 Compactor the TCSWA has acquired By: Jennifer Britt The Parsons Advocate The Tucker County Solid Waste Authority voted to lock in an interest rate for a new CAT XK30 Compactor. The compactor will be $1.2 million in total cost with monthly...

Thomas and Davis to Form New Collective PSD

By: Jennifer Britt The Parsons Advocate   Town of Davis Mayor Al Tomson and City of Thomas Major Jody Flanagan accompanied by, the Director of the Tucker County Development Authority, Steve Leyh asked the Tucker County Commission for a consideration to form a new Public Service District. Leyh reported that...

New OB/GYN joins DMC practice team

Elkins, WV - Davis Health System welcomes Dr. Richard Enchill, MD, OB/GYN to Women’s HealthCare in Elkins. Dr. Enchill comes to Elkins from Appalachian Healthcare in Kentucky where he spent the past eleven years in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Enchill received his degree in Medicine from A M Dogliotti College of...

Morrisey’s Mobile Office Sets July Stops for North Central West Virginia

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced a representative from his office will meet with north central West Virginia residents in July to discuss consumer-related issues and answer any potential questions.   “These public events are a great way for consumers to talk one-on-one with our consumer representatives,”...

The 1948 Turners

The 1948 Turners

This is a list of graduates from the Commencement Exercises for Thomas High School for May 28, 1948. Faculty included: Virginia Boyer, Mary Colabrese, Paige DiBacco, Lucille Dumire, Marie Fansler, Ira Harris, Harold Parsons, Emil Suder, Principal Stelman Harper, Librarian Sallie Watson. I had a huge response to the photo...

Yard of the Month

Yard of the Month

Linda Goss received the June 2022 Yard of the Month award from the Mountaineer Garden Club for her garden design that enhances her small lot.  The Yucca plants blooming beside the post and rail fence in one corner while day lilies and knock out roses showcase the porch area.makes for the perfect...

Tree down due to storms

Tree down due to storms

A few locals and those passing by helped stop traffic, in the dark, while others used saws and manpower to clear WV38, after a tree came down due to the blast of storms that went through Wednesday night.

Children and Pets in Vehicles at Risk During Extreme Heat

When cars heat up, every minute counts  As the current heat wave continues and temperatures near 100 degrees are predicted through the end of the week, AAA East Central is reminding motorists about the dangers of leaving children and pets in a hot car. According to the National Highway Traffic...

Heather Hannah & Company to perform at Mountaineer Days

Mountaineer Days has always held a special place in Heather Hannah’s heart, and she feels fortunate and blessed to be a part of this year’s July 4th celebration in Thomas. “This place has given me a sense of place and belonging,” Hannah said about Tucker County. “Being able to give...

TC Parks and Rec Announce Recipients of Hotel/Motel Tax Monies

By: Jennifer Britt The Parsons Advocate Every year Tucker County Parks and Recreation Commission puts out an application for entities that qualify for the use of motel/hotel tax monies. The deadline for the application was May 31, 2022, and the commission only received five requests for applications. Tucker Valley Elementary...

Ambulance Authority Seeks Assistance from EMSAC

By: Jennifer Britt The Parsons Advocate Dr. P.S. Martin, Medical Director for Tucker County EMS suggested to the board members of the Tucker County Ambulance Authority to engage with Clinton Burley from the EMSAC. EMSAC is the Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council for the state of West Virginia. This engagement...

TC Planning Commission Making Final SALDO Edits 

TC Planning Commission Making Final SALDO Edits 

By: Jennifer Britt The Parsons Advocate The Tucker County Subdivision and Land Ordinance (SALDO) was theoretically going to the Tucker County Commission for review this week. Planning Commission President Tim McLean placed a motion to approve the document as presented so the draft copy of the document could be placed...

This Week in West Virginia History

Charleston WV – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org . June 22, 1926: Earl Olgebay died in Cleveland. He was one of West Virginia’s most successful industrialists and a generous benefactor. June 23,...

Road Closure

Tucker County Rt. 17, also known as Smokey Hollow Rd will be closed beginning at milepost 11.12 through milepost 11.62,  through Saturday, July 2 for a culvert replacement. Motorists are advised to plan accordingly and use alternate routes.

Wilma Lee Leary Cooper and Stoney Cooper

Wilma Lee Leary Cooper and Stoney Cooper

This is a photo of Wilma Lee Leary Cooper and Stoney Cooper her husband along with their band. The group performed in front of the student body of Parsons High School sometime between 1955-1957. Group is identified as: Lou Shelton, Wilma Lee Leary Cooper, Stoney Cooper, John Clark, Woody Woodham....

Monongahela National Forest and Partners to Host Inaugural Cultural Heritage in the Forest Program

Elkins, W.Va., June 15, 2022 – Monongahela National Forest has partnered with the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, Lincoln University (the nation’s first degree-granting Historically Black College and University), HistoriCorps, and the Youth Leadership Association/Camp Horseshoe in Tucker County, to host five anthropology students in a hands-on learning experience called Cultural...

$28.8 MILLION FOR EIGHT WEST VIRGINIA HEAD START PROGRAMS

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced $28,896,352 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for eight Head Start and Early Head Start programs in West Virginia.   “Every child in West Virginia...

TC Resident Speaks Out Against SALDO

By: Jennifer Britt The Parsons Advocate   Town of Davis Mayor Alan Tomson briefly spoke to the Tucker County Commission about adding a police presence in the Davis area. Tomson expressed concerns for the traffic from up to 10,000 visitors and tractor trailer trucks frequenting the area especially on holidays...

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