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Davis VFD Looking to Upgrade Fire Hall

Davis VFD Looking to Upgrade Fire Hall

Davis VFD Chief Alan Cosner is working on a $1 million shelter project for the Fire Hall in Davis.  The project would provide the VFD with a full time shelter designation and provide emergency accommodations for the public in case of emergency, as well as bunk rooms for fire fighting...

Civic Improvement Projects Progress in Parsons

Civic Improvement Projects Progress in Parsons

Zach Musgrove presents the City of Parsons Council with updates for three civic improvement projects the City is currently working on with Thrasher. By: Lydia Crawley The Parsons Advocate   Work on three Civic Improvement Projects is progressing according to Zach Musgrove.  Musgrove presented the latest developments on behalf of...

Davis VFD Keeps Historic Engines in Use

Davis VFD Keeps Historic Engines in Use

Davis VFD recently had their 1953 model truck pass a hose test this past year. The 46 year old truck owned by the Town of Davis Volunteer Fire Department will soon have a new tank.  Pro Poly in Davis is constructing a new poly tank to replace a failing steel...

New Access Road Constructed at Camp Kidd 

New Access Road Constructed at Camp Kidd 

Joe Long updates the Tucker County Commission on the status of a new access road at Camp Kidd.  The update was part of the Commission's meeting. By: Lydia Crawley The Parsons Advocate   Camp Kidd has a new access road.  County works crews have been working on the road that...

Announcing the newly created Blackwater Falls State Park Foundation

Announcing the newly created Blackwater Falls State Park Foundation, a philanthropic organization supporting one of West Virginia’s most iconic and recognized state parks.  The Blackwater Falls State Park Foundation began its development early in 2022 and was recognized in 2023 by the State of West Virginia as a charitable not-for-profit...

DTEMS to get Therapy Dog

DTEMS to get Therapy Dog

CHARLESTON, WV — Gov. Justice and First Lady Cathy Justice announced today the next six therapy dogs that will be placed in Communities In Schools sites across West Virginia as part of the First Lady’s Friends With Paws initiative. Adding these six dogs to Friends With Paws will bring the total...

The Annual Cinderella Project – Saturday, March 9th

Area high school senior proms will be taking place throughout the area in the coming weeks. Finding that special dress for a young woman’s big night doesn’t have to break the bank.  And the solution is right here in the area.     The Cinderella Project is a community outreach program...

TUCKER COUNTY DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION SET FOR March 16

County Democratic Executive Committee Chair McClintock announced today that the Tucker County Democratic Convention will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2024, at 3 p.m. Rudolph's, 300 Highway 32 Thomas.  This County Convention is open to all resident registered Democrats in Tucker County as well as those that would like...

TUCKER COUNTY DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION SET FOR March 16 AT 3:00 PM.

County Democratic Executive Committee Chair McClintock announced today that the Tucker County Democratic Convention will be held on Saturday, March 16th, 2024, at 3:00 PM at Rudolph's, 300 Highway 32 (Front Street) Thomas, WV 26292.  This County Convention is open to all resident registered Democrats in Tucker County as well...

SENIOR NEWS

The Parsons Center celebrated Valentine’s Day on Thursday, February 15, 2024. The program began with a reading by Arlene Ramsey titled “Valentine Glow.” The Goldenaires choir sang “He Loves Me”. Next Linda Bonner read “Artistry”. The choir then sang “Because He Loved Me.”  The February birthdays, Collin Sutton, Jean Morrison,...

DoHS Encourages Female SNAP Recipients to Apply for WV Women Work Manufacturing Program

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Human Services (DoHS), Bureau for Family Assistance (BFA) is encouraging Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and SNAP Employment and Training (SNAP E&T) recipients to apply for the West Virginia Women Work (WVWW) Step Up for Women Advanced Manufacturing Pre-Apprenticeship program. The program’s Spring 2024 class begins...

Blacklight Antiques Presents a Glowing View of Local History

Blacklight Antiques Presents a Glowing View of Local History

David E. Stemple, Jr. of Parsons demonstrates how Cadmium Glass glows under a black light at his shop, Blacklight Antiques, located on First Street in Parsons. Blacklight Antiques offer a variety of items from a local history perspective including a selection of large photographs from Tucker County's past. By: Lydia...

Specialty Services at Cortland Acres Outpatient Physical Therapy

Cortland Acres Outpatient Rehabilitation offers advanced physical therapy treatments available at their facility located at Cortland Acres in Thomas, WV.   The Cortland Rehab center serves the entire Tucker County community and surrounding counties. Their team of highly skilled Physical Therapists can provide an array of treatment options for a...

WVDEP now accepting applications for 2024 Make It Shine Spring Cleanup

Application deadline is March 8th CHARLESTON, WV – Applications are now available for the 2024 West Virginia Make It Shine Statewide Spring Cleanup. This annual event is sponsored by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection’s (WVDEP) Rehabilitation Environmental Action Plan (REAP) Program. This year's cleanup will be held during the...

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