Upgrades and Improvements at Camp Kidd

Upgrades and Improvements at Camp Kidd

Camp Kidd Advisory Board members from left to right:Commissioner Tim Knotts, Danni Pennington, Cindy Harsh, Terry Blosser, Kevin White, and Ryan Rosenau. New futons added to the main lodge at Camp Kidd.   By: Jennifer Britt The Parsons Advocate  The first order of business during the Camp Kidd Advisory Board...

This Week in West Virginia History

This Week in West Virginia History

Cam Henderson, athletic director, football and basketball coach, Marshall College, 1936 Contact: Stan Bumgardner bumgardner@wvhumanities.org  304-346-8500 January 25, 2023 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.   Feb. 1, 1832: Education...

Gas Prices Jump as Demand Increases and Oil Prices Rise

The average price for gasoline across Northern West Virginia is 19 cents higher this week at $3.490 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report. This week’s average prices: Northern WV Average                                    $3.490 Average price during the week of January 17, 2023                        ...

WV Wildlife Center announces Groundhog Day activity schedule

FRENCH CREEK, W.Va. — More winter or early spring? French Creek Freddie, West Virginia’s unofficial weather-prognosticating groundhog, will make his prediction at the State Wildlife Center on Thursday, Feb. 2. This will be Freddie’s 46th Groundhog Day prediction at the West Virginia State Wildlife Center in French Creek, located in Upshur...

Potholes Can Be a Black Hole for Your Wallet

While tire-hungry potholes are typically a sign of spring, this winter’s frequent temperature swings have taken an early toll on the nation’s roadways – and drivers are paying a steep price. AAA East Central advises motorists to take proactive steps to avoid costly repairs caused by hitting potholes.   “Potholes...

Commission Rallies for County in Charleston

By: Jennifer Britt The Parsons Advocate Commission President, Mike Rosenau provided a brief recap of what the Commissioners have been accomplishing in the last 30 days. On January 16 the Commissioners went to Charleston and met with Senator Jay Taylor, Senator Randy Smith, and Tucker County Representative John Paul Hott...

McClain Printing Company’s Annual Christmas Party

McClain Printing Company’s Annual Christmas Party

Pictured are MPC Employee of the Year 2022, Cody Beadle, and MPC President and CEO, Ken Smith. McClain Printing Company held their annual Christmas Party Dec. 16 at Piccolo Paula’s. The enjoyable evening included delicious appetizers, entrees and desserts, music, a Christmas music puzzle game and lots of laughs.  Ken...

ArtSpring free Community Drawing Nights  

ArtSpring, a nonprofit arts organization in Tucker County, is hosting free Community Drawing Nights  twice a month till the end of April, at the Purple Fiddle, in Thomas.    Everyone is welcome to join us for an evening of drawing, either from a still life or from a live model...

Cortland Foundation unveils photography art winners

Cortland Foundation unveils photography art winners

A total of 31 scenic photographs were selected for display throughout Cortland Acres over the next year. Prints from the 2021 photography exhibition are now on sale and can be seen by calling 304-463-4181. All proceeds benefit the Cortland Foundation. The Cortland Foundation unveiled the photography art winners for the seventh annual...

 Morrisey’s Mobile Office Sets February Stops for Tucker County

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced a representative from his office will meet with north central West Virginia residents in February 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,”...

Annual “Hearts for Hospice” Campaign

WV Caring is kicking off its 14th Annual “Hearts for Hospice” campaign to increase awareness and raise money for patient care. The “Hearts for Hospice” campaign is for those who want to honor someone or show their support of WV Caring Hospice. Hearts for Hospice is a community-based campaign because...

This Week in West Virginia History

This Week in West Virginia History

At 4th Avenue and 15th Street, just on the edge of Huntington’s downtown and one block from Marshall University (then Marshall College), these small frame cottages were flooded up to their porch roofs. (Photograph courtesy U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.) Charleston WV – The following events happened on these dates...

Sentman promoted to student program advisor at Eastern

Sentman promoted to student program advisor at Eastern

Tiffany Sentman MOOREFIELD, W.Va. – Tiffany Sentman is the new student program advisor at Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College, promoted from student services coordinator.   A resident of Petersburg, WV, her entire life, Sentman lives with her husband, Stanley. “He keeps me grounded,” she said, “I couldn't ask...

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