Tucker County Holds On To Beat Philip-Barbour 10-7

Festival Princesses

Adrianna Mickelle Bowley. Adrianna Mickelle Bowley. The Mountain State Forest Festival is pleased to announce the appointment of Adrianna Mickelle Bowley to the 77th Royal Court of Maid Silvia by Monongahela National Forest Supervisor Clyde Thompson. Ms. Bowley is the daughter of Robin and Kimberly Bowley of Hambleton.  She is...

Tucker County Holds On To Beat Philip-Barbour 10-7

Tucker Students Participat​e in Horticultu​re Field Day

Lewis Jett of WVU Extension teaching about plant health The Tygarts Valley Conservation District (TVCD) sponsored the first Horticulture Field Day on Friday Sept. 20.  The field day was held at the Sickler Farm in the Chestnut Ridge area of Barbour County.   During the morning session FFA students were...

Eastern WVCTC Awarded 2014 Military Friendly Schools ® Designation

Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has named Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College to the coveted Military Friendly Schools® list for the third year in a row. The 2014 Military Friendly Schools® list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities...

This Week in West Virginia History

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.   Oct. 2, 1923: Medal of Honor recipient Woody Williams was born in Fairmont. On February 23, 1945, during the Battle of Iwo Jima, Williams neutralized seven...

A Sight From Days Gone By

A Sight From Days Gone By

Back in the Day, when a Judge came to the Courthouse, he usually arrived by horse or horse and buggy.  That is a sight that has not been seen in Parsons for many years. Last week a miniature stuffed horse complete with a bale of hay was tethered to a...

Local Girls Place at West Virginia State Fair

Local Girls Place at West Virginia State Fair

Lindsey Johnson Lindsey Johnson, daughter of Danny and Angie Johnson of St. George, placed second in the Medium Weight Class and received honors of fifth in Showmanship at the 2013 West Virginia State Fair.  There were a total of 144 goats in the classes.  She is 14 years old, goes...

Leaf Peepers A Huge Success Again!

Leaf Peepers A Huge Success Again!

100 runners and walkers participated in the 2013 Run For It Picture a postcard perfect setting of an Autumn Day now throw in a small town America festival and you can imagine what this year’s Leaf Peepers was like. Perfect blue skies and a burst of fall colors, accompanied by...

Small Business is Big Business in West Virginia

Small Business is Big Business in West Virginia

Tucker County welcomes business coach Robert Hinton . Kicks off with first workshop October 22nd   State Director for West Virginia Small Business Development Center (WVSBDC) visited the Tucker County Development Authority.  Kristina Oliver met local business leaders to announce the state’s new business coaching model and to introduce our...

DEP approves Tucker County Solid Waste Authority for FY2014 CED Recycling Grant

Twenty-six applicants have been approved for grant amounts totaling $154,030 in the Department of Environmental Protection’s Covered Electronic Devices (CED) Recycling Grant Program, DEP Cabinet Secretary Randy Huffman announced.   Established in 2008 under the DEP’s Rehabilitation Environmental Action Plan (REAP), the CED Program requires manufacturers to register their brands...

The eAdvocate for September 25th, 2013

The eAdvocate for September 25th, 2013

Click on Image to View Or Click here for Tablet Version Featuring: Schools Welcome New Teachers Local Shelter Gets a Helping Paw Parsons City Council Tucker County Football Mama Said What's Happening Senior Center News More...  

Tucker County Farmer’s Markets now accepting EBT

Tucker County Farmer’s Markets now accepting EBT

Vendors and customers at the Davis Market There’s always lots of produce, a variety of baked goods & jams as well as USDA meat at Davis Friday night Taste of Tucker Farmers Market.  The market runs from 4-6p.m. (though vendors are often set up by 3) outside Boomtown Java. The Davis...

Local Teen Receives the Gift of Freedom

Local Teen Receives the Gift of Freedom

Ohio man donates special wheelchairs to make getting out into the world a little easier for Tucker Teen By:  Ellis Boury III Evan Fridley shakes hands with Mr. Reed, who donated two power chairs for Evan to use in getting out to enjoy the outdoor activities he loves Sometimes the...

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