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TCBOE Preparing for the 2019-2020 School Year

TCBOE Preparing for the 2019-2020 School Year

Board members Cathy Hebb, Chris Gross, Jessica Wamsley, Daniel “Chopper” Evans, and Tim Turner all in favor of approving the TVEMS handbook. By Heather Clower The Parsons Advocate While students are soaking up the sunshine and enjoying their summer vacation, the Tucker County Board of Education...

What does House Bill 206 Mean for Tucker Schools?

By Heather Clower The Parsons Advocate We all remember the omnibus bill that was rejected last school year; however, it is no denying that the public education system has a lot of areas of concern due to the changes of time. During a special summer session, our local representatives from...

eAdvocate for July 10, 2019

Chief Roberts Settles Citizens at City Council Meeting

By Heather Clower The Parsons Advocate Emotions inside the City Council meeting were running as high as the temperature outside as the agenda listed the potential rescinding of the motion to close sections of Sugar Maple Lane. Last month, after running in the paper several times alerting the residents of...

eAdvocate for July 10, 2019

Flash Flooding Results in Minor Damages to Tucker County

The pillars in the Cheat River visible from the St. George Bridge are a good indicator of how elevated the water levels were. By Heather Clower The Parsons Advocate Fortunately for Tucker County, there were only minor damages during the recent flash flooding events, compared to...

eAdvocate for July 10, 2019

Energy Express Provides Summer Learning and Services

By Heather Clower The Parsons Advocate Energy Express is a six week long summer program established in 1995 to aid in children grades first through sixth in their reading and skills and nutrition education. This is a grant funded, emersion program partnering West Virginia University Extension Cooperative and AmeriCorps program....

Private Helicopter Crashes in Cheat River

Private Helicopter Crashes in Cheat River

By Heather Clower The Parsons Advocate At approximately 11:40 a.m. Saturday morning, 911 received a call regarding a helicopter crash near Licking Creek Bottom off of Route 72. A small, private helicopter accompanied by three individuals was hovering low over the river when they ran into a low hanging telephone...

Flash Flooding

Flash Flooding

Tucker Homeland Security Emergency Management was notified by Tucker County 911 of flash flooding in areas of Tucker County at approximately 3 a.m. Sunday morning. Thomas and Davis along with areas in Canaan Valley and Harman had reported several inches of rain in a four hour period with roadways becoming...

Local Farm Adds Public Services

Local Farm Adds Public Services

The Parsons Advocate Hickory Orchard Farms, atop Pifer Mountain, has recently expanded their facilities to offer additional services to the public. Owned and operated by the Freeman and Clower families for the past five generations, this agricultural entity has been known mostly for their cattle and egg production. However, in...

Hillbilly Vape Back in Business After the Blaze

Hillbilly Vape Back in Business After the Blaze

By Heather Clower The Parsons Advocate Hillbilly Vape, first opened in the spring of 2017, went up in flames early June with an estimated of $30 to $40,000 in damages and loss. Amongst the inventory lost was the entire stock of juice which amounted to around 950 bottles, over 100...

Tucker OEM Launches Emergency Alert Management System

By Heather Clower The Parsons Advocate Tucker County has been known to not follow the rules when it comes to weather and seasons (or lack thereof). Our little slice of heaven has been known to experience all types of weather phenomenon from blizzards to monsoons and droughts, sometimes all in...

Board of Education Honors Ends, McGee, Chambers, and Tibbs

Amber Kyle, Attendance Director, alongside board of education members Chris Gross, Jessica Wamsley, Cathy Hebb, Tim Turner, and Chopper Evans, Superintendent Alicia Lambert and St. George Medical Clinic representative Rhonda Ends with three of the four students with year long perfect attendance, Sadie Ends, Jason McGee,...

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New Commissioner Appointed;County Administrator Resigns

By Heather Clower The Parsons Advocate It was a big day for the Tucker County Commission as Commissioners Lowell Moore and Fred Davis came to an agreement on whom their third counterpart would be to finish out the term of Patrick Darlington. Prior to getting into the business of the...

Davis Election Results Change After Canvass

By Heather Clower The Parsons Advocate As mentioned in the recent article pertaining to the Davis and Hendricks town elections for mayors and city council members, election results are never deemed as official until they’ve had a chance to be canvassed.  According to WV Code Chapter 3 Article 6, a...

Bush appointed to the Tucker County Commission

The Tucker County Commission appointed Jon Bush to fill the vacancy of Patrick Darlington. Commission President Lowell Moore said that a total of 15 individuals applied last month for the Shavers Fork seat vacated when Darlington resigned. “We are excited to welcome Jon Bush to the Tucker County Commission,” Moore...

Donna’s Family Hair Fashion; Nearly Three Decades of Dedication

Donna’s Family Hair Fashion; Nearly Three Decades of Dedication

Donna’s Family Hair Fashion will be closing up shop officially on June 29, 2019 By Heather Clower The Parsons Advocate             “I don’t think anyone could have better customers than we’ve had,” expressed Donna Moore, owner of Donna’s Family Hair Fashion.  Moore attended the Clarksburg Beauty Academy and...

Gourmet Treats on a Stick

Gourmet Treats on a Stick

By Heather Clower The Parsons Advocate             There is a new craze streaming through the streets of Parsons and all over social media.  Crunchy, sweet, sticky, and juicy are just a few adjectives to describe the new craze known as Macy Lou’s Gourmet Apples.  What began as an attempt by Macy Nestor and...

Judge Courrier Arraignes Grand Jury Indictments

Judge Courrier Arraignes Grand Jury Indictments

Hannah Adkins being arraigned by the Honorable Judge James Courrier on her charges of uttering and conspiracy to utter at her hearing on Monday, June 10. By Heather Clower The Parsons Advocate                   Tucker County Grand Jury heard several cases and indicted half a dozen individuals on...

Road Closure Announcement

The Division of Highways announced the temporary closure of traffic along WV72 in Tucker County, also known as Cheat Valley Highway until Friday, June 21 for drainage culvert replacement.  The delay will be 24 hours daily, at milepost 21.61 located 0.93 miles north from County Route 1, Holly Meadows Road.  The traveling...

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