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...

Progress Made on Projects for Parsons

By: Jennifer Britt The Parsons Advocate Progress is being made in the demolition of the old Paint Store in Parsons. Dave Clark updated the City Council by stating the Woodlands Development Group has made headway. Clark and Emily Wilson-Hauger have been diligently working to find grants and funding for the...

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:...

Annual Chamber Awards Announced

The Tucker County Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the recipients for the 44th Annual Chamber Awards.  The banquet will be on Thursday evening, May 19, 2022 at 5:30pm at Canaan Valley Resort.  Tickets are $40 and can be purchased at the Information Center in Davis or by calling 304-259-5315...

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...

Beware of a Shoe Shaped Meth Pill

Beware of a Shoe Shaped Meth Pill

By: Jennifer Britt The Parsons Advocate Parsons City Chief of Police, Keven Keplinger ,recently received an anonymous phone call about a particular pill. At first Keplinger thought the pill, in the shape of a shoe, may have been MDA or ecstasy. After further testing the candy like pill tested as...

Congratulations Gidley

Congratulations Gidley

Mr. and Mrs. Larry and Emma Stemple would like to announce the graduation of their grandson, Brent Matthew Gidley, from the 188th Basic Officer Class of the West Virginia State Police Academy on April 1, 2022. Gidley is currently employed at the Taylor County Sheriff’s Department in Grafton, as a...

Gas Prices Mostly Stable Despite Decrease in Demand

The average price for gasoline across Northern West Virginia is three cents lower at $4.048 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report.  This week’s average prices: Northern WV Average                        $4.048 Average price during the week of March 21, 2022                           $4.070 Average...

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