Momma Said 11-23-22

By Teri Cayton The Parsons Advocate It seems we have had a few large bucks taken in the area and as I write this I hope I will be one of those.  Actually I will be hunting in the southern part of the state and I hope my luck holds...

Turner’s Tidbits

Turner’s Tidbits

This photo was taken in 1957, it shows the depot at Porterwood. I wonder what happened to that building. The sign on the left of the tracks gives distance to Shaffers Fork Road and Pheasant (3-MILES). Ideas, comments, suggestions, anything to share contact Tim Turner (304) 478-3389.

Letter to the Editor: USFS

Editor:   The good people of Leadmine, and the surroundings communities near Saint George, deserve better from their government than they are getting from the US Forest Service right now. USFS has not listened to the people who know that in this instance, in this area of steep hillsides and old...

Letter to the Editor

                 About the article "Filler Upgrades Weather Station" in the Nov. 16 Advocate:   I was able to view the current weather report from Dennis Filler's station just now using Wunderground where it is labeled "Holly Meadows River Bend Estates Station."   Good info and...

Momma Said 11-16-22

By Teri Cayton The Parsons Advocate The furniture business is going really well.  I have finished some new pieces and I have some new ones to work on.  I got a really nice chest of drawers the other day and it is made very well.  I now have a farm...

Momma Said 11-9-22

By Teri Cayton The Parsons Advocate First and foremost I want to thank all the veterans out there for their service to our great country.  They are the reason we live with so much freedom and I cannot thank them enough.  I was at the grocery store and met an...

“In the Hills of West Virginia”

This is a story sent in by one of our subscribers who wishes to remain anonymous. It will be a continued story and all people, places and events are fictitious.  Let me tell you a story about men who lived a long time ago in West Virginia.  James and Jess...

Momma Said 11-2-22

By Teri Cayton The Parsons Advocate I marvel sometimes at the grit my mom had and the hardships she faced as a new mother.  She had my oldest sister and 14 months later she had my second sister.  And two years later I came along so that made three children...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Sir or Madam, Even if they are not excited about the candidates on the general-election ballot, Tucker Countians need to go to the polls to vote against Amendments No. 1, No. 2, and No. 4.   If approved (“ratified”) by state voters, these proposed amendments to the West Virginia Constitution...

Letter to the Editor: EMS LITERALLY SAVED MY LIFE.

Editor,   EMS LITERALLY SAVED MY LIFE. I was found non-responsive and incoherent. My friends call EMS. While they were waiting, they took my blood sugar (I am diabetic); it read 167 so they eliminated low blood sugar. EMS arrived and were putting me in the ambulance. The EMT said...

Momma Said 10-26-22

By Teri Cayton The Parsons Advocate Fall has set in and we are having a beautiful Indian Summer.  We had temperatures in the low 40’s during the day a couple weeks ago and now it is back in the 70’s, my kind of weather.  Just right for outdoor activities, it...

Momma Said 10-19-22

By Teri Cayton The Parsons Advocate Did you ever think that when you are drinking a drink you are drinking from the top but when you use a straw you are drinking from the bottom?  Stupid thoughts when I am driving down the road, do you ever do this?  Also,...

Momma Said 10-12-22

By Teri Cayton The Parsons Advocate Another birthday has come and gone and the only thing any good about this one is I am eligible for Medicare now. Whoopie!!  I always figured by the time I became eligible for Social Security and Medicare all the money would be gone and...

Momma Said 10-5-22

By Teri Cayton The Parsons Advocate The Weather Tech Floor Liners in my truck sure paid off recently.  I had Ripley out with me and it was early.  She had eaten her breakfast like always and we started out.  About half way through the trip I looked over and she...

Momma Said 9-28-22

By Teri Cayton The Parsons Advocate Well it goes pretty well in the furniture refinishing.  I just did a 5 draw chest in black, white and gray and it is stunning.  I am now working on a china cabinet, 4 chair pedestal table set and a side table vignette.  The...

Letter to the Editor

To The Editor: I recently spoke with one of the Tucker County Commissioners regarding the levy for the Ambulance Authority to be voted on in the November Election… I asked two questions and they were (1) Have accounts in default for non-payment of services performed by the EMS been sent...

Momma Said 9-21-22

By Teri Cayton The Parsons Advocate Well fall is officially here as of Thursday, Sept. 22 and it is so hard to believe another summer has come and gone.  We have had some beautiful days this past week and I for one could stand to see it like that until...

Momma Said 9-14-22

By Teri Cayton The Parsons Advocate Did you know that a hose is just an extension cord for water? Who sits around and thinks of this stuff?  It is actually true but I never think of things like that.  I don’t know if I am just too practical.  I use...

Letter to the Editor

Editor, Tucker County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) has had a very busy August.   We answered 125 calls compared to 118 this time last year.   We participated in a plethora of meetings and discussions to collect as much information as possible concerning running TC EMS as efficiently and as effectively as...

Momma Said 9-7-22

By Teri Cayton The Parsons Advocate I feel blessed to have the friends I have made since I went to work here at the Advocate.  I am not originally from Tucker County but it has become my second home.  I spend a third of my life here at work and...

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