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Reception Honors Scholarship Winners

Reception Honors Scholarship Winners

Left to right center: Elva Bible, Mary Gnegy, Katelyn Gnegy, Brenda Mason. Middle Rows: Stephanie & Rusty Ratzer, David & Lisa Sypolt, Zoe Sypolt, Caralea Warnick, Sonya Bible, April Ringer, Kayla Ringer, Lori Wall, Lou Sponaugle, Marcus Mason, Catherine VanMeter, Cheryl & Ed VanMeter. Back row:...

New Score Board for TCHS football

New Score Board for TCHS football

A new scoreboard is in place and operational at the Tucker County High School football field. The scoreboard was purchased last year but arrived too late in the season to be installed. The Tucker County Athletic Boosters raised the funds to purchase the scoreboard. Four sponsors and one donor bought...

WVU Extensions Office News

Submitted by Jessica StreetsSummer is ramping up for our office! We are in full camp mode this week with around eighty youth participating in this year’s Under the Big Top 4-H Camp. Last month we offered several workshops ranging from chainsaw safety and use to starting your own backyard orchard....

EASTERN GRAD’S DEGREE OFFERS PATHS TO JOBS IN NEW ECONOMY

EASTERN GRAD’S DEGREE OFFERS PATHS TO JOBS IN NEW ECONOMY

Lost City’s Kelle Miller of right, and Maysville’s Danielle Nettles, learn the wind turbine technician’s trade through Eastern WV Community and Technical College’s certificate and degree program. The hands-on training takes place at Eastern’s Technology Training Center in Petersburg, in the college’s training turbine nacelle, that...

Tucker County collects supplies to help flood victims

Tucker County collects supplies to help flood victims

Photo by Beth Christian BroschartThe Tucker County BOE Office is filled with donations from area residents. Lana Oaster helps collect supplies that will be sent to those impacted by the floods Thursday in West Virginia.By Beth Christian BroschartThe Parsons AdvocatePARSONS – About 31 years ago, the...

Performance Chevrolet Puts Trucks to Good Use in Flood Relief Efforts

Performance Chevrolet Puts Trucks to Good Use in Flood Relief Efforts

Performance lends help transportation and manpower for donated items coming from Tucker, Upshur, Barbour and Randolph Counties.ELKINS – Performance Chevrolet is joined the Flood Relief efforts for WV flood victims in the southern part of the state by offering transportation for donated items. Owner/Executive Manager Christina...

Bike and Build stop in Parsons

Bike and Build stop in Parsons

Bike and Build members with Pastor Phil on the front steps of St. John’s UM Church and ready to head off to Weston.St. John’s United Methodist Church has long been an advocate of various needs and on Sunday evening and Monday morning, church members rallied to...

Book signing at Mountaintop Public Library

Book signing at Mountaintop Public Library

Natalie Davis MillerTHOMAS – The Mountaintop Public Library will host a discussion and book signing with author Natalie Davis Miller at 5:30 p.m. Friday at Buxton & Landstreet Studio & Gallery. Miller’s latest book is “Swimming with Faith,” the Missy Franklin Story.Missy is an Olympic gold...

Cortland Community Garden in Canaan Valley

Cortland Community Garden in Canaan Valley

It is the middle of gardening season, but there is still time to plant! If you are unable to garden due to lack of space or yard, there is a place in Canaan Valley that has a community garden.Angie Shockley of Canaan Valley is the owner of this community garden.“There...

Double S Stables Horse Camp a Success

Double S Stables Horse Camp a Success

Horseback riding with campers of the 2016 Double S Stables Horse Camp.By Justin SuderThe Parsons AdvocateThis past week horse camp at Double S Stables was a success! With fifteen attendees, many newcomers and others up to fifth year attendees, learned many new horse skills.Carmen Donnelly, a...

Cortland Foundation holds raffle for renovations

The winner of Cortland Foundation’s raffle will have the choice of a Polaris 900 Ranger EPS or a Polaris 900 RZR EPS or $12,500.The tickets cost $100 each with only 250 raffle tickets being sold. All proceeds benefit the next phase of Cortland Acres’ renovation plans, said Sam Goughnour, vice...

Augusta Heritage Center Lines up Summer Concerts and Dances

Augusta Heritage Center Lines up Summer Concerts and Dances

Elkins – Excitement is building for the 2016 summer sessions of the Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College as staff members make final preparations. The 2016 summer program, featuring a full slate of concerts and dances open to the public, kicks off on Sunday, July 10 and runs...

Tucker County BOE recognizes Parsons for his years of service

Tucker County BOE recognizes Parsons for his years of service

Photo by Justin SuderDr. Eddie Campbell recognizing Marvin Parsons with a wreath for his service on the Tucker County Board of Education upon his retirement.By Justin SuderThe Parsons AdvocateTucker County Schools Board Meeting was held Monday, June 20 at 4:300p.m. in the Tucker County Board Office....

New Life Community Church youth lends a hand in Tucker County

New Life Community Church youth lends a hand in Tucker County

Photo by Beth Christian BroschartAbout 30 high school aged volunteers from the youth group at the New Life Community Church in Martinsburg spent the week helping out in Tucker County including staining and painting the Canaan Valley Baptist Church and sprucing up Hendricks Park.By Beth Christian...

Parsons City Council votes to purchase cargo trailer

Parsons City Council votes to purchase cargo trailer

Photo by Justin SuderThe Parsons City Council members presented outgoing councilwoman, Jane Barb, a plaque in honor of her being a council member during.Upon welcoming everyone, Parsons Administrator/Treasurer Jason Myers led with the pledge before the meeting was called to order.The consideration of minutes of Regular...

Amateur radio operators celebrate Field Day at Camp Kidd

Amateur radio operators celebrate Field Day at Camp Kidd

Photo by Beth Christian BroschartMabie resident Crystal Bodkin makes contacts on a ham radio Saturday during Field Day at Camp Kidd in Parsons. The local event was presented by the Mountain State Transmitters and the Tucker County ARRL Amateur Radio Groups.By Beth Christian BroschartThe Parsons AdvocatePARSONS...

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