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Second reading of proposed EMS Ordinance fills courtroom during Commission meeting

Photo by Beth Christian BroschartResidents filled the Tucker County Courthouse Courtroom Wednesday during the Tucker County Commission meeting. Audience members spoke for and against the proposed EMS Ordinance, which would create a mandatory EMS fee. PARSONS – During Wednesday’s Tucker County Commission meeting about 50 residents gathered in the audience and many voiced their opinions, More...

by Beth Christian Broschart | Published 5 days ago

Permit applications available for special deer hunt at Green Bank Observatory

GREEN BANK, W.Va. — Applications are now available for a special resident-only, controlled onsite deer hunt, according to the Green Bank Observatory (GBO), located in Green Bank, More...

Meet Canaan Valley State Park Foundation on the Longest Sunday of the Year

Photo Courtesy Vernon Patterson PhotoCanaan Valley State Park When was the last time you visited Canaan Valley State Park? Do you have ideas for how recreational activities More...

Senior Olympics 2017

The Senior Olympics were held in Keyser, WV, June 6th through 9th. At the Olympics you compete with participants in your age groups in many events. Events include baking, crafts, More...

Lugia Margarita “Lucy” Ricottilli Palmisano

Lugia Margarita “Lucy” Ricottilli Palmisano, age 94 years, a resident of Elkins, WV departed this life Wednesday morning, May 31, 2017 at Colonial Place at Elkins, More...

Ricky Lee “Bubbie” Thompson

Ricky Lee “Bubbie” Thompson, 51, a resident of Parsons, passed from this life on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at Garrett County Memorial Hospital in Oakland, MD surrounded by More...

Melvin Linn Ketterman

Melvin Linn Ketterman, 59, of Dryfork, WV died Friday, May 26, 2017 at his home. He was born May 25, 1958 in Elkins, WV a son of the late Daniel Layton and Mabel Roy Ketterman. He More...

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Turner’s Tidbits – June 21, 2017

This is a picture of “Parsons Baseball Team of the year, the Pulp Mill Team”. This...

Turner’s Tidbits – June 14, 2017

This is a photo of Daniel Rohrbaugh. Daniel was the oldest of eight children of Aaron...

Turner’s Tidbits – June 7, 2017

This is a photo of the (Slab Camp) Pheasant Run School taken in 1960. Thanks to...

What’s Happening – June 21, 2017

Cake Walk The Lions Club is having a cake walk at 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 24 on the Courthouse Square. The event will be canceled in case of rain. Cakewalk Hambleton Park Cakewalk Friday June 23 at 6 More...

What’s Happening – J..

Benefit Spaghetti Dinner First United Methodist Church is having a spaghetti dinner from 4 – 6 p.m. on Friday, June 16 to benefit David W. a student in Kenya who is trying More...

Girls Basketball North – South All-Star game

Photo by Kathy NicholsThe Girls Basketball North-South All-Star Game took place at Glenville State College on More...

Eakle and Betler Finish Strong at Harry Green Invitational

BRIDGEPORT – The Davis-Thomas and Tucker Valley Middle School Girls’ and Boys’ Track teams traveled to Bridgeport on Saturday May 13th..

Area Schedule – June 1-6, 2017

Thursday June 1st Tucker County Minor League Baseball @ Knights of Columbus 6pm Saturday June 3rd Tucker County Youth T-Ball –..

Magistrate News – June 21, 2017

The following citations have been recorded in the Tucker County Magistrate office: Dusta M. Tanner, Charleston, More...

Magistrate News – May 31, 2017

The following citations have been recorded in the Tucker County Magistrate office: Kimberly V. Davis, Manassas, Va. was cited for speeding..

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...

Senior News – June 14, 2017

TRAVEL NEWS We have collected the final payment for the Pirates baseball trip. We do have several seats still available but we need to know immediately if you are interested because we have to turn in our unsold seats. The price is $125 per person which includes your ticket to the..

Senior News – June 7, 2017

TRAVEL NEWS We have collected the final payment for the Pirates baseball trip. We do have several seats still available but we need to know immediately if you are interested because we have to turn in our unsold seats. The price is $125 per person which includes your ticket More...

Momma Said – Jun3 21, 2017

Puppy Update! l took Amber to the vet last week for her second set of vaccines and she already weighs 14.8..

Fishing with the Family

It’s that time of the year again where yard chores keep piling up and even with the longer days it’s still..

Property Transfers – June 21, 2017

The following property transfers have been recorded in the Tucker County Clerk’s office: Robert Patrick Arnold, James Arnold, Charles W. Arnold,..
Lohr & Barb Funeral Home Tucker Community Foundation
Mounain Valley Bank