Scott Graduates from Bishop Donahue

Scott Graduates from Bishop Donahue

Kaitlin Scott graduated from Bishop Donahue High School n McMechen, as the Co-Salutatorian of the class of 2013.  She has been on the honor roll all four years, a member of the National Honor Society, the school winner in the West Virginia Young Writers competition, a Moundsville Rotary Club Student...

Boy Scouts Erect Memorial Flag Pole

Boy Scouts Erect Memorial Flag Pole

Boy Scott troop #675 (Leader:  Paulita Cousin)  set and raised the flag pole at the St. George Community Park on June 22, 2013 as part of their community service projects.   Troop members; Jakob Cousin, Benjie Wray, Alex Wray, and Thomas Evans,  along with their parents and park board members set...

This Week in WV 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. July 31, 1932: Actor Theodore Crawford ‘‘Ted’’ Cassidy was born in Pittsburgh but was raised in Philippi. He was best known for his role as Lurch on...

Engagements

Engagements

Mr. and Mrs. David L. Clevenger of Thomas, WV, announce the engagement of their daughter Kimberly Dawn to Skyler Dale Roberts, the son of Kelly and Sondra Roberts of Hendricks, WV.  The future bride is a graduate of the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy. She is employed by Walmart...

Fairview Homecoming

Fairview Homecoming

The 37th Annual Fairview Homecoming picnic was held on June 30 at the Assembly of God pavilion on Location Road, St. George.  Following the picnic a brief business meeting was held for the maintenance of the two Fairview cemeteries. President Wendy Nedrow led the group in a moment of silence...

Parsons Rite-Aid Robbed at Gunpoint

By Teri Cayton The Parsons Advocate According to a press release issued by Parsons Police Chief Jonathan E. Jones, on July 16 at about 4:30 p.m., a man allegedly entered the Rite-Aid in Parsons and y robbed the pharmacy of 300 generic Percocet pills.  The robber entered the pharmacy area...

Board Welcomes New and Says Goodbye to Others

By Penny Ellison The Parsons Advocate The Tucker County Board of Education met in regular session at the Board office on July 15.  Following the call to order, pledge, and roll call, the meeting agenda was approved as were the minutes of the last regular session held July 1, 2013....

Local Couple Charged With Animal Cruelty

Local Couple Charged With Animal Cruelty

By Teri Cayton The Parsons Advocate Wanda Jean Wills of 1057 Limestone Road, Parsons was charged with 25 counts of Cruelty to Animals on July 12.  According to the criminal complaint filed in the Tucker County Magistrate Court, by Tucker County Sheriff’s Department, Wills allegedly had 22 live cats, one...

Corridor H Authority Holds Local Groundbreaking

By Penny Ellison The Parsons Advocate The Corridor H Authority recently held a groundbreaking ceremony in Tucker County.  The ceremony, which was held at a construction site close to Canaan Valley Institute in Davis, marks the official beginning of the long awaited Davis-Bismarck Segment. The target completion date for this...

Pickin in Parsons Gears Up for 10th Annual Festival

One might liken John Bowers and his wife, Joyce to Ray and Annie Kinsella. In the 1989 movie Field of Dreams Kinsella was a novice farmer who kept hearing  a voice that whispered, “If you build it, they will come”, and he would see a baseball diamond. His wife, Annie, was skeptical,...

Owens Retires From St. George Clinic

Friday, July 19, 2013 was Sandi Owens last day as a Licensed Practical Nurse for St. George Medical Clinic, Inc. Owens began working for St. George in October, 2010 after serving several years as an LPN for Dr. Debra Mowe, M.D in Parsons.  The staff at St. George Clinic is...

St. John’s Church Welcomes Rev. Dent Back

Members of St. John’s United Methodist Church celebrated the return assignment of Rev. Phil Dent to the church for another year with a covered dish dinner on July 14.   Paul Poling gave the blessing and following the dinner, he read messages that had been written from the congregation as...

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