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Tucker County High School FFA Students travel to West Virginia Small Farms Conference

Tucker County FFA Students attend the West Virginia Small Farms Conference in Charleston Monday. Students met with Senator Dave Sypolt, R-Preston; Delegate Tony Lewis, R-Preston; and West Virginia Commissioner of Agriculture Kent Leonardt. Those attending from Tucker County FFA include instructor Terry Hauser and students Evan Shahan, Austin Cousins, Jacob Hauser and West Virginia State FFA More...

by Beth Christian Broschart | Published 5 days ago

Gathering of Mountain Eagles gives wounded warriors opportunity to enjoy skiing at Canaan

Photo by Beth Christian BroschartThe Gathering of Mountain Eagles last Friday at Canaan Valley Resort allows wounded warriors and challenged athletes the opportunity to spend the More...

Vehicle accident results in damage to Veteran’s Wall

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Submitted Photo On Thursday, Feb. 16, at approximately 4 p.m., Cpl. J.E. Kopec of the Parsons Detachment of the West Virginia State Police was dispatched to a single vehicle More...

New recruits gear up for training

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Twenty area residents have signed on for an eight-week program to become the newest class of recruits for their respective fire departments. RESA instructor and Parsons VFD Captain More...

Heart Month is a Good Time to Focus on Personal Health

ELKINS, WV – February is American Heart Month, a time when many efforts are focused on spreading awareness about the nation’s number one killer, cardiovascular disease. The More...

Thomas Lee “Tommy” Jones

Thomas Lee “Tommy” Jones, age 32 years, a resident of Slab Camp Road, Pheasant Run Community, Kerens, WV departed this life Tuesday evening, February 14, 2017 at his home. More...

Edward Pierce Wilson

Edward Pierce Wilson, 76, Manassas, Virginia received his wings, February 13, 2017 at Fairfax INOVA Hospital. He was retired from 40 years’ service with Northwest Airlines. More...

Jack Haggerty Roberts, Jr.

Jack Haggerty Roberts, Jr., (Jackie) age 71, Gloucester, New Jersey passed away on February 10, 2017 at Virtua Hospital in Marlton, NJ, following an extended illness.Jack was More...

Glenn E. Shepard, Sr.

Glenn E. Shepard, Sr., 84, Boswell, PA died February 16, 2017 at home. Born September 23, 1932 in Emoryville, WV. He was the son of Thomas C. and Virgie May (Aronhalt) Shepard. More...

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Turner’s Tidbits – February 22nd, 2017

This is a sign above the street in Davis welcoming  folks to town. On the right...

Turner’s Tidbits

This is a photo of the Tannery Addition of Parsons. In the middle of the picture...

Turner’s Tidbits 2.8.17

This is a great view of the Pulp and Paper Mill of Parsons.   Construction began...

What’s Happening – February 22nd, 2017

PRO ON Trac Meeting PRO On Trac, Parsons Revitalization Organization, next meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 28 at City Hall. The public is invited and new members are always welcome. Upcoming More...

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Benefit Sing There will be a Benefit Sing for Pete and Diane Phillips on Feb. 18 at 6 p.m. at Riverview Chapel, Porterwood. A love offering will be taken. Upcoming Canaan Valley More...

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Valentine Cake Walk There will be a Valentine Cake Walk at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11 at the Parsons Volunteer Fire Department. Sponsored by the ladies Auxiliary. Everyone More...

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Friends of Cortland Acres meeting The monthly meeting of the Friends of Cortland Acres will be held, Monday, February 6 at 1 p.m. in the Cortland Acres Chapel. For more information, More...

Ethan Crosten goes over 1,000 points in his career at Tucker County High School

Ethan Crosten

Photo by Becky MooreEthan Crosten surpassed 1,000 points in his career on Feb 18th against Pocahontas County, More...

Tucker County Boys finish busy week with a win at home

HAMBLETON – The Mt. Lions started the week with a home game on Monday February 13th against one of the top..

Thursday Early Birds bowling results 2.22.17

Team Standings 1 Ricottilli Lumber2. Mt. State Honey3. Woodford Oil4. Happy Rollers5. State Farm Ins.6. Your House Pet Check7. Mt. Valley..

Magistrate News – February 22nd, 2017

The following citations have been recorded in the Tucker County Magistrate office: Debra Suesli, Hambleton, More...

Magistrate News 2.1.17

The following citations have been recorded in the Tucker County Magistrate office: Cody RT. Yingst, Hurricane, was cited for possession of..

Tucker County High School is among 70 West Virginia high schools recognized in Charleston for high graduation rates

CHARLESTON – In the 2015 to 2016 school year, Tucker County High School had a graduation rate of 92.94 percent, putting..

Lady Mountain Lions pick up wins over Pendleton County and Notre Dame

Photo by Becky Moore Seniors (L-R) Elizabeth Nichols, Kenzie Kyle and Jenna Walker were honored last Friday February 3rd before the game HAMBLETON – More...

Tucker County Senior Center News

TRAVEL NEWS We are still taking names for the April 24th trip to Washington, PA to the Casino and Tanger Outlets. The cost is $55 per person. This payment will be collected on Thursday, March 9, 2017.There are seats still available for the Pirates Baseball game on July 20, 2017. We..

Tucker County Senior Center News 2.15.17

VALENTINE CELEBRATION The Parsons Center will celebrate Valentine’s Day on Thursday, February 16, 2017 due to the snow storm that was expected last week. The program will begin at 10:30 a.m. with music by the Goldenaires Choir. The day will conclude with the crowning of the More...

Momma Said – February 22nd, 2017

It seems as of late that everywhere I go, I smell apple blossoms. We used to have apple trees in our..

The Striped Skunk

Have you noticed a putrid smell in the air recently? Or why Pepe Le Pew is associated with love and Valentines..

Property Transfers – February 22nd, 2017

The following property transfers have been recorded in the Tucker County Clerk’s office: Douglas Barker/Trustee, H. Douglas Preble Family Trust; Betty..
Lohr & Barb Funeral Home Tucker Community Foundation
Mounain Valley Bank