The Parsons Advocate

Parsons City Council discusses vandalism

Photo by Beth Christian BroschartMembers of the Parsons City Council discuss vandalism in the city parks on Tuesday evening as well as ways to combat the destruction PARSONS – Over the past few years, members of Parsons City Council and the Parsons Parks and Recreation Commission have worked hard to improve the city parks – adding a skateboard park, purchasing new exercise equipment, More...

by Beth Christian Broschart | Published 7 days ago

Controlled deer hunt applications available for four West Virginia state parks

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Applications for controlled deer hunts in 2017 are being accepted at four West Virginia State Parks.Those parks are Blennerhassett Island Historical More...

Hebb & Kinney Named 2017 Autumn Glory King, Queen

This year’s king is Ryan Hebb, and the queen is Alanna Kinney. The 2017 Autumn Glory Royalty Court has been selected for the 50th annual Autumn Glory Festival. This year’s More...

Planning Commission to Host Astronomer for “Stars Above”

Astronomer Diane Turnshek CANAAN VALLEY, WV— On Tuesday, July 25th at 7:30 pm at the Canaan Valley Resort State Park Main Lodge, The Tucker County Planning Commission will More...

Brian Dwayne Heckler

Brian Dwayne Heckler, 49, of Terra Alta, WV died at his home, Thursday, July 20, 2017. He was born March 8, 1968 in Oakland, MD a son of the late Ronald Steward Heckler and surviving, More...

Gary Lynn Cooper

Gary Lynn Cooper, of Salem, WV passed away on Saturday, July 8, 2017 at his home in Salem. He had been in declining health. He was born on October 11, 1939, in Sully, WV.His More...

Ernest Dempsey Hardy

Ernest Dempsey Hardy, age 86 years, a resident of Hambleton, WV departed this life Thursday afternoon, July 13, 2017 at the United Hospital Center at Bridgeport, WV.  He had More...

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Turner’s Tidbits – July 19, 2017

This is a photo of folks I believe to be Kettermans. Perhaps someone can identify them....

Turner’s Tidbits – July 12, 2017

These are photos of hay being gathered and put into hay stacks. The grass would be...

Turner’s Tidbits – July 5, 2017

This is a photo from the front porch of the Star Restaurant which was located in...

What’s Happening – July 26, 2017

Events at Blackwater Falls State Park Thursday, July 27,7:30 p.m. Dig It!-The West Virginia Geologic and Economic Survey presents an evening presentation about “The Mountain State”. Program includes More...

What’s Happening – J..

Veterans cake walk Tucker County Veterans Association will host a cakewalk on Saturday, July 22 at 7 p.m. at the courthouse. The proceeds will be used for the upkeep of the All More...

Magistrate News – July 19, 2017

The following citations have been recorded in the Tucker County Magistrate office: Dustin More...

Magistrate News – June 28, 2017

The following citations have been recorded in the Tucker County Magistrate office: Gary D. Lester, Parsons, was cited for speeding (93-65)..

Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College partners with WV Sun to host the second annual West Virginia Solar Congress Conference

(Moorefield, WV) – Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College (Eastern) today announced a partnership with WV Sun to host the..

Mountain Laurel Students Learn About Light Pollution

Georgia State University’s Department of Physics and Astronomy Ph.D. candidate Ryan Norris THOMAS, WV—In late May, children from Mountain Laurel Learning More...

Tucker County Senior Center News – July 26, 2017

TRAVEL NEWS We are continuing to take collections for the Myrtle Beach trip in September and the Christmas trip to Louisville in November. We still have some spaces available for both trips. If you are interested in either of these trips, please call the Parsons Center at 304-478-2423. The next payment..

Senior News – July 19, 2017

TRAVEL NEWS We are continuing to take collections for the Myrtle Beach trip in September and the Christmas trip to Louisville in November. We still have some spaces available for both trips. If you are interested in either of these trips, please call the Parsons Center at 304-478-2423. We More...

Momma Said – July 19, 2017

The summer is flying by and I don’t have a thing to show for my time. I didn’t plant a garden..

The Outer Banks

This summer we decided to take a vacation to a place we’ve never visited before.  It had been at least 10..

Property Transfers – July 19, 2017

The following property transfers have been recorded in the Tucker County Clerk’s office: Richard E. Topping, Jr. and Teresa L. Topping,..
Lohr & Barb Funeral HomeTucker Community Foundation
Mounain Valley Bank