TCHS FFA Banquet

TCHS FFA Banquet

Awards and special recognition were presented at the annual banquet of the Tucker County FFA chapter on April 23rd 2022, at the TCHS cafeteria.  The 2021-2022 Officer Team led by Haley Tuttle chapter president, opened the meeting; Vice-President Karlie Thompson proceeded with the roll of officers, Laney Burns at the...

Commissioner Davis Calls Out Governor for Promised EMS Funds

Commissioner Davis Calls Out Governor for Promised EMS Funds

Tucker County Commissioners Fred Davis, Mike Rosenau, and Lowell Moore giving their report By: Jennifer Britt The Parsons Advocate Commissioner Fred Davis seeks the money promised by Governor Jim Justice but has not yet been received by anyone. Gov. Jim Justice unveiled a $10 million emergency management fund for West...

Mountain Hospice Named a 2022 Hospice Honors Recipient

Belington – Mountain Hospice has been named a 2022 Hospice Honors recipient by HEALTHCAREfirst, a leading provider of billing and coding services, CAHPS surveys and advanced analytics. Hospice Honors is a prestigious program that recognizes hospices providing the highest level of quality as measured from the caregiver’s point of view....

Treatment for Meth

Methamphetamine (Meth) first was created in 1893 by a Japanese chemist. It was used during World War II by both sides to keep their troops awake. In the 1940’s, Methamphetamine was used by the Kamikaze pilots and was given in the form of a pill. Now Meth is found as...

WV Caring Receives Honor for its Outstanding Care

Arthurdale, WV - WV Caring has been named a 2022 Hospice Honors recipient by HEALTHCAREfirst, a leading provider of billing and coding services, Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) surveys and analytics.  Hospice Honors is a prestigious program that recognizes hospices providing the highest level of quality as...

60th Wedding Anniversary

Dennis and Gladys Jane (Bever) Pifer will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on May, 12, 2022.  They were married on May 12, 1962 in Red House, Md.  They are residents of St. George Community where they raised their four children; Kevin (Carolyn), Frank (Kelly), Don (Linda) and Angela.  They have...

Cauliflower Turner

Cauliflower Turner

These pictures show the crating of cauliflower in Canaan Valley. Cauliflower was first planted on a commercial scale in 1944.  The cauliflower was harvested and packed in crates under the name of Canaan Valley Cauliflower. Five farmers were encouraged to plant cauliflower and seven acres of land was planted. Five...

FIVE RIVERS PUBLIC LIBRARY NEWS

301 Walnut St. Parsons WV 26287 Phone/Fax 304-478-3880 https://fiverivers.wvlibrary.info   ~  parsons@clark.lib.wv.us ~ find us on FaceBook   Hours, Sept. –  May Monday ……………. 8:30 a – 6:30 p Tuesday – Friday…8:30 a – 5:00 p Saturday……………. 9:00 a – 12:00 p              Closed all Legal Holidays  May Happenings 17...

Forest Service to Conduct Prescribed Burn in Pendleton County April 29

Forest Service to Conduct Prescribed Burn in Pendleton County April 29

Forest Service to Conduct Prescribed Burnin Pendleton County April 29 Elkins, W.Va.,— Monongahela National Forest plans to burn Unit 1 in the Big Mountain Prescribed Burn area Friday, April 29, if weather conditions continue to be favorable. The 557-acre burn area is located approximately five miles west of Cherry Grove...

Outpatient Mental Health Treatment Available at Davis Health 

Elkins, W.Va. – Jennifer Abel, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC), is now providing outpatient mental health treatment by appointment at Davis Medical Center (DMC) in Elkins and at Buckhannon Medical Care in Buckhannon. In response to a growing need for more mental health treatment options, DMC chose to use...

Blackwater Apartments Now Providing Workforce Housing for Upper Tucker County 

Blackwater Apartments Now Providing Workforce Housing for Upper Tucker County 

Blackwater Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, l to r: Frank Jeziro representing Senator Manchin, Ed Gaunch, WV Department of Commerce Secretary, Buck Jennings Delegate, 53rd District, Congressman David McKinley, Dave Clark, Executive Director Woodlands Development and Lending, Nathan Testman, WV Housing Development Fund, Emily Wilson-Hauger, Woodlands Development and Lending. not in photo:...

City of Parsons Mayor Proclaims April National Donate Life Month 

By: Jennifer Britt The Parsons Advocate   To raise awareness about organ donating City of Parsons Mayor Dorothy Judy signed a proclamation declaring April as National Life Month. The proclamation celebrates the generosity of those who have saved lives by becoming organ, eye, tissue, marrow, and blood donors and hopes...

April is Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Awareness

April is Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Awareness

Parsons Mayor, recently signed the proclamation for both Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Awareness at the City Hall building. As a community we must embrace our voices and be agents for change and continue to work together, support victims and increase participation in efforts to prevent Sexual Assault and Child...

Springtime Rail Trail Clean Up set for Earth Day

A spring cleanup event is planned on the Allegheny Highlands Trail April 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.    Hosted by the Highlands Trail Foundation.  Groups and individuals are invited to participate in the cleanup event.  Supplies, including bags, gloves, and "pickers," will be provided.    To sign up,...

REVISED ARTICLE – Voting Precincts Relocated in Tucker County

4/19/2022 Correction An election update was given by Sherry Simmons. Simmons explained how precinct location issues for individuals with disabilities have been resolved by working with the West Virginias Disabilities Rights Organization. Simmons stated that; “Voting is one of our nations most fundamental acts. It is a right. Yet, for...

MGC Easter Display Winners

MGC Easter Display Winners

1st Place Basket by Faith! The results are in and the Mountaineer Garden Club Easter Display.  The theme this year was A Tisket  A Tasket, an Easter Basket.  Members of the garden club presented some amazing entries. Honorable mention was awarded to Sharon Kidwell for her basket of artfully arranged Tulips,...

PSC to Increase Work Zone Safety Enforcement

CHARLESTON, WV – The Public Service Commission of West Virginia, along with the West Virginia Department of Transportation and officials from other law enforcement agencies around the state today gathered to recognize National Work Zone Awareness Week.  The group collectively announced a statewide joint effort to increase patrols and enforcement...

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