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Vandals causing damage

Photo courtesy of the City of ParsonsBathrooms at the Splash Park were recently closed because of vandalism. City and park officials say vandals are ruining parts of the Parsons City Parks and could possibly endanger future plans to add more amenities for the residents to enjoy. PARSONS – Vandalism and destruction of the Parsons City Parks has been on an uptick this summer and officials More...

by Beth Christian Broschart | Published 9 hours ago

Thomas Volunteer Fire Department Continues Fourth of July Tradition

On Saturday, July 1 Thomas Volunteer Fire Department will present their 60th annual Fourth of July fire works display. Started in 1957, by members of the department, it continues More...

Boyce Elected to Foundation Board

Chris Boyce The Board of Directors of Tucker Community Foundation recently elected Chris Boyce of Canaan Valley to a three year term. Boyce has a Bachelor of Science degree More...

Taylor McKinnie was awarded the Taitlyn Hughes award

Taylor McKinnie was awarded the Taitlyn Hughes award at the 2017 Recital for Center Stage Studio of Dance. The award was presented by Center Stage owner and director, More...

Mervin Hugh Paugh

Mervin Hugh Paugh of Ridgewood, Queens, NY formally from Thomas, W. Va passed away peacefully surrounded by his loved ones on May 7, 2017 at the age of 82. Beloved husband of More...

Robert Lee Huffman Jr.

Robert Lee Huffman Jr., 68, of Dryfork, WV died Wednesday June 7, 2017 at his home. He was born May 12, 1949 in Harman, WV a son of the late Robert Lee and Sarah Alice White More...

Leonard Don Wooddell

Leonard Don Wooddell, 66, of Newport, N.C., departed this life Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at Carteret Health Care in Morehead City, N.C. Death resulted unexpectedly from meningitis. He More...

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Turner’s Tidbits – June 28, 2017

This is a photo of an unidentified girl. I think she may have been related to...

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...

What’s Happening – June 28, 2017

Resident & Family Picnic at Cortland Acres Cortland Acres will host its annual picnic for family and friends at noon Saturday, July 15. The theme of this year’s event is “Sports Fan Day.” Hope More...

What’s Happening – J..

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 More...

Magistrate News – June 28, 2017

The following citations have been recorded in the Tucker County Magistrate office: Gary D. Lester, Parsons, More...

Magistrate News – June 7, 2017

The following citations have been recorded in the Tucker County Magistrate office: Ryan D. Stough, Martinsburg, was cited for speeding (60-45)..

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 CENTER NEWS – June 28, 2017

TRAVEL NEWS We will be collecting for the September 10, 2017 to September 15, 2017 trip to Myrtle Beach on Thursday, July 6th.  The cost of this trip is $ 700.00 per person based on double occupancy. There ARE still some spaces available so if you are interested, please give us..

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 More...

Momma Said – June 28, 2017

Amber now knows how to dig a hole in the rain and then proceed to play in a mud hole. She..

West Virginia Day

On June 20, 1863 West Virginia became the 35th state admitted to the Union. The land was rugged and huge virgin..

Property Transfers – June 28, 2017

The following property transfers have been recorded in the Tucker County Clerk’s office: West Virginia Power and Transmission Company, Davis, Right..
Lohr & Barb Funeral Home Tucker Community Foundation
Mounain Valley Bank