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Chief Keplinger Expresses Thanks to Boyles at City Council Meeting

By Jennifer Britt      .A special quest speaker in attendance, at the regular session of Parsons City Council, was Parsons Volunteer Fire Department’s Chief Kevin White with a couple updates for upcoming events. White is hoping the hold the Annual Street Festival, providing everything goes well, in the fall this year....

Fifty Davis Owners Respond to Planned Rental Restrictions

Submitted By; Janice Mandel   A new group involving more than 50 Davis Corp property owners has formed an alliance to advocate for fair rental regulations, with an initial focus on potential economic harms to local businesses caused by the moratorium on short-term rentals enacted last September by the Davis...

COVID Cases in Schools on the Rise

By Jennifer Britt Among those in attendance at the Tucker County Board of Education was newly elected member, Teresa Simmons.  Simmons will hold the seat through this school year until June. The remaining two year term for the seat will then need to be voted on with the May ballot....

Drug and Alcohol Addictions

Written by Aaron Olson   Methamphetamines are one of the most common drugs of across the United States. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, over 16,000 people died in 2019 due to psychostimulants with methamphetamines being the most common stimulant causing these deaths. While this seems small in comparison...

Grow a Few Vegetables Indoors this Winter

By Melinda Myers Limited outdoor growing space or cold winters may have you missing fresh homegrown vegetables. Make this the winter you try growing a few vegetables in a sunny window or under artificial lights. Greens are one of the easiest to grow indoors. Most leafy vegetables tolerate the lower...

Have a Heart for WV Caring Hospice

Elkins, WV - West Virginia Caring, formerly named Hospice Care Corporation (HCC), a local, community-based non-profit organization, will be hosting its Have a Heart for WV Caring’s Hospice Center on Wednesday, February 9, 2022, from 6 pm to 8 pm at the Vintage Restaurant & Wine Bar in Elkins, WV. ...

Gas Prices Decrease in West Virginia; Crude Oil Prices Climbing Again

The average price for gasoline across Northern West Virginia is one cent lower at $3.106 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report.   This week’s average prices: Northern WV Average                         $3.106 Average price during the week of January 4, 2022                          $3.111...

Morrisey Works to Stop International Scam Calls

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey today urged the Federal Communications Commission to put in place measures that will help stem the tide of foreign-based illegal robocalls that are used to attempt to scam Americans.   “Robocalls continue to be an annoyance we all face, and our office...

Morrisey Wins Stay of OSHA Vaccine Mandate

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey applauded a decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to stay President Biden’s vaccine mandate for private sector employers with more than 100 employees.   In November, Attorney General Morrisey and a coalition of six other states filed a petition for review with...

Tucker County Wreck

Tucker County Wreck

The Tucker County Sheriff’s Department recently responded to a three vehicle accident on Seneca Trail, near the community of Moore.  Between the three vehicles there were seven occupants, of which six were transported for medical care. The investigating officer, Deputy J. Sigley, was assisted by Tucker 911;  the Parsons Detachment...

It’s Strawberry Season!

It’s Strawberry Season!

The Tucker County FFA chapter has officially begun its annual strawberry sales. Along with the strawberries they have brought back the nut sale that customers missed with the recent fruit sale.  FFA members will be selling until February 15. Arrival of the berries and nuts will be the first week...

Davis Mayor and Council Address Short –Term Rentals

Submitted By; Alan Tomson What makes living in Davis such a wonderful experience? Is it the mountains, Blackwater Falls, or our outstanding scenery and outdoor opportunities? We would like to offer that it is our people. We have a strong sense of community, and that is because of you and...

Cork’s Turkey Knob Wines, LLC Grand Opening on Friday

By Jennifer Britt Rick and Dana Corcoran began their journey into wine six years ago with the guidance of Marvin “Bud” Parsons. The Corcoran’s consider Bud to be the master mind of wine making and the mentor they needed to start this next chapter in their lives. Parsons also sent...

Camp Horseshoe

Camp Horseshoe

This photo is identified as the Camp Director’s Office and Infirmary at Camp Horseshoe. The Camp was built in 1938-39 by the Civilian Conservation Camp. The Ohio-West Virginia YMCA has been leasing Camp Horseshoe from the Forest Service since 1940. There are a variety of educational camps conducted for most...

Tucker County 4-H Annual Achievement Day Awards

Christmas Carols & Cookies return to Cortland Acres

Sponsored by The Cortland Foundation, residents at Cortland Acres sing Joy to The World during the seasonal tradition Carols & Cookies celebration. Christmas music filled the dining room and hallways at Cortland Acres as the seasonal tradition Cortland’s Christmas Carols & Cookies made a return to...

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