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Momma Said

By Teri Cayton The Parsons Advocate We have all heard the old adage, if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it, well what if it is broke and we CAN’T fix it?  I think our poor country is about to break down the middle.  The government is being torn in two...

Turner’s Tidbits

Turner’s Tidbits

This is an identified photo as (front row, left to right) Nell Long, Lena Wamsley, Lenore Hickman, Irene Lentz (back row, left to right) Lillia Long, Ida Harman, Harvey Auvil, Missouri Murphy. I believe the unidentified person is Ella Wolf but I don’t know if she is the fourth or...

Momma Said

By Teri Cayton The Parsons Advocate Almost Heaven West Virginia!  That is what the skiers are saying after this week’s winter storms.  We have had more snow this month than we have had in the last three winters combined.  I had a customer tell me that there was two feet...

Turner’s Tidbits

Turner’s Tidbits

This is a photo of James “Sam” Wolf, he was the son of George and Ella Wolf. Sam was married to Arra. They had twin daughters Mary Ellen and Martha Elizabeth; they both passed shortly after birth. Arra was a sister to Mrs. Hugh “Mary” Shiflet. Sam’s mother, Ella was...

Momma Said

By Teri Cayton The Parsons Advocate I have quite enjoyed the snow these past very days because guess what?  Frozen ground does not make mud!!  But the rains cometh and I will be in for a mess because the back yard is nothing but holes and dirt.  I don’t think...

Momma Said

By Teri Cayton The Parsons Advocate I must confess I have put on some unwanted weight during these past few months.  This is something I do not like and action must be taken.  I have not decided said such action yet but I am going to try some new recipes...

Davis Medical Center Welcomes Katherine “Alex” Robbins

Turner’s Tidbits

This is a photo of Joe Grubbs of Parsons. It is believed that he attended Potomac State College in 1906. The photo was found while a History of Potomac State College was being composed. It is hoped that someone would have a connection to the family. Ideas, comments, suggestions, photos...

Turner’s Tidbits

Turner’s Tidbits

This is a photo of Della Jennings. I have limited information on her. I believe her maiden name was Jennings. Della was the aunt of Nella Jennings Pennington who owned Nella’s Nursing Home. Ideas, comments, suggestions or photos to share contact Tim Turner (304) 478-3389.

Momma Said

By Teri Cayton The Parsons Advocate As a child I was always amazed by how large animals could stand out in the snow and their feet not freeze off.  I now know that they have the ability to slow the blood flow to their lower extremities so they don’t get...

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the editor: I am amazed and appalled at the number of adults I continue to see in our local stores who are shopping without masks. I wonder why they think the clearly visible signs on the doors saying “Masks are Required” don’t apply to them. If they choose...

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