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Thursday, November 23, 2017

Stadelman named Development Director for the Tucker Community Foundation

By: Mat Cloak The Parsons Advocate Following Diane Hinkle's retirement, Kelly Stadelman will be the new Development Director for the Tucker Community Foundation. Before joining Tucker Community...

Commission approves $20,000 toward Community Center Roof

By: Mat Cloak The Parsons Advocate Thomas Mayor Matt Quattro presented an update on the Thomas Community Center roof at the County Commission meeting.  A windstorm in...

Leyh hopes to “keep the ball rolling” as new Executive Director

By: Mat Cloak The Parsons Advocate Steven Leyh is the new Executive Director for the Tucker County Development Authority.  He joins the Development Authority after many years...

Goal of improving communication stated at BOE meeting

By: Mat Cloak The Parsons Advocate At last week's Board of Education meeting, Superintendent Campbell updated the board on the board office's goal to improve communication...

Last week’s ‘average’ October snowfall

By: Mat Cloak The Parsons Advocate The first snowstorm of the season brought about six inches to most of Tucker County.  Along with the snow came power...

TipTop poetry reading showcases two local artists

By: Mat Cloak The Parsons Advocate Last Thursday, when the rest of Thomas was settling in for the night, TipTop was teeming with those ready to...

WWII medals presented to Vince DiBacco

By: Mat Cloak The Parsons Advocate Recently at Saint Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, Vince DiBacco received his six medals he earned for his service as an...

OEM plans to purchase ‘plum case’ device

By Mat Cloak The Parsons Advocate The Office of Emergency Management are moving forward to purchase a device that would enable internet and phone connectivity during...

Development Authority Executive Director retires after six years

By: Mat Cloak The Parsons Advocate After six successful years, Anne Jones is retiring as the Executive Director of the Tucker County Development Authority Board. Since Jones...

Youth crisis center opening in Parsons

By: Mat Cloak The Parsons Advocate The Genesis Youth Crisis Center will open its third residential location in Parsons on January 1, 2018.  The center is categorized...

New playground equipment installed in Thomas

By: Mat Cloak The Parsons Advocate The playground next to the Thomas Community Center received an overdue facelift two weeks ago thanks to an anonymous donor. The...

Cantrell named 911 Deputy Director

By: Mat Cloak The Parsons Advocate Beverly Cantrell was approved by the County Commission as the new Deputy Director of the Office of 911 for Tucker...

EMS services and fees clarification continues at Commission meeting

By: Mat Cloak The Parsons Advocate During the audience and guests portion of the meeting, Larry Armbruster, president of the Tucker County Ambulance Authority, provided an...

Hallo-weekend

By: Mat Cloak The Parsons Advocate With Halloween falling on a Tuesday this year, many chose to host events and participate in the spirit of the...

Mon Power service interruption, Wednesday, Nov. 1

Service interruption for system reliability improvements planned for Timberline and Canaan Valley areas of Tucker County, on Wednesday, Nov. 1 Mon Power will disrupt electric...

Homecoming week chock-full of festivities

By: Mat Cloak The Parsons Advocate As the sun set over the western hills in Parsons, the 2017 Homecoming Parade began rolling down First Street.  The parade adequately...

West Virginia County Commissioners Advocate for County Priorities at the White House

Washington, D.C. – Tucker County Commissioners Lowell Moore and Diane Hinkle joined more than three dozen West Virginia county leaders at the White House...

Parsons Diversion Wall is Complete

After nearly 23 months of planning, designing, advertising for bids and acquiring all needed permits from Home Land Security, FEMA, Core of Engineers,...

150 homes hit in fall cleanup

By: Mat Cloak The Parsons Advocate Last week was the Parsons annual fall cleanup.  The Parsons Maintenance Department picked up trash from 150 homes, totaling five tractor...