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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Locals working to reinstate Boy Scout and Cub Scout programs in Tucker County

 PARSONS – Tucker County has not had a Boy Scout troop in more than two years and has not had Cub Scouts for even...

Future teachers have hands-on experience student teaching in Tucker County Schools

 Amber Evans, daughter of Chopper and Barbie Evans, graduated from Tucker County High School and attends Davis & Elkins College. Currently, she is working...

National Youth Science Foundation offers Field Trip  to introduce  eighth grade students to STEM...

DAVIS – Eighth grade classes from across West Virginia were invited to a fun, engaging, content-based experience learning about STEM education and career opportunities...

Blackwater Chapter National Honor Society welcomes 24 new members at Tucker County High School

HAMBLETON – The Blackwater Chapter of the National Honor Society welcomed 24 inductees during a ceremony at Tucker County High School recently. TCHS Principal...

Boarman is new Assistant Director of Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge

DAVIS – The Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge has a new position for Assistant Director and in February, hired Matthew Boarman to fill that...

One Confirmed Dead in House Fire

According to a press release from the Tucker County Sheriff’s Department, on Monday, March 20, 2017 at approximately 11:40 p.m. Deputy C.R. Donelson of...

Parsons Council discusses collapsing building

 PARSONS - Bill Rowe, Parsons Police Chief, told Parsons City Council members he received a complaint about a building that was collapsing in downtown...

Parsons Pizza is purchased by Rick and Audrey Gump

PARSONS – Rick and Audrey Gump have owned Grafton Hometown Pizza for more than 17 years. The couple said they have talked many time...

Tucker County Commissioners vote to support Senate Bill 16

PARSONS – Chris Michael, Tucker County Assessor spoke to Tucker County Commissioners Wednesday and asked for their support on the passage of Senate Bill...

Stevens receives referral exchange certification

 PARSONS – Buying or selling a home or property can be a very stressful situation, especially when moving to new area. How do you...

BOE hears update on legislation that may benefit Tucker County

PARSONS – Tucker County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Eddie Campbell shared some updated information about legislation that could help free up some flexibility in...

Tucker County FFA celebrates National FFA Week

Tucker County FFA members spent the week of February 18 through 25 celebrating National FFA Week.

St. George Clinic welcomes new staff

ST. GEORGE – Officials at St. George Clinic announced they have hired three new staff members.Dr. Elaine Moore has returned to Tucker County and...

TVEMS students dabble in digital learning

HAMBLETON – Students and teachers were all about digital learning on February 23 as they celebrate Digital Learning Day.Tucker Valley Elementary Middle School Technology...

Local Seniors learn to love their heart

Local senior residents gathered the end of February to learn more about taking care of their health during the ‘Love Your Heart’ program, sponsored by the Tucker County Health Department, Davis Medical Center and the Tucker County WVU Extension Service. Those in attendance had the opportunity to have a blood glucose test, a blood pressure reading and weight check before sharing healthy snacks, yoga and door prizes. Mindy Parsons, Clinical Charge Nurse at the Cardiac Rehab Center in Davis Medical Center spoke with attendees about the risk factors for heart disease and the ways to prevent them.

4-H members lend a helping hand

All 4-H members take a pledge to use their heads, hearts, hands and health for service to their communities and on Saturday, February 18, local 4-Hers rolled up their sleeves and lent a hand to two local organizations needing a helping hand. Tucker County WVU Extension Program Assistant Wendy Wolford said the event was part of the Winter Retreat.

Instructors praised for receiving more than $300,000 in grants

PARSONS – Tucker County teachers and administrators were recognized Monday during the Tucker County Board of Education meeting for the many grants they have...

Parsons City Council votes unanimously to abandon a section of alley on Pennsylvania Avenue

PARSONS – Parsons City Council voted unanimously to abandon a section of alley adjacent to lots 34 and 46 on Pennsylvania Avenue following a...

Commissioners hear updates at Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge

PARSONS – Ron Hollis presented an update of the Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge during Wednesday’s Tucker County Commission meeting.Hollis introduced his new staff...

Kiess selected as Alternate WVU Mountaineer Mascot

MORGANTOWN – A West Virginia University student with many ties to Tucker County will be the Alternate WVU Mountaineer Mascot for next year.On Monday...
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