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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 4 days ago

Road Closure

The Division of Highways announced a temporary road closure of Tucker CR7, Horseshoe Run Road, for paving on Wednesday, July 19 and Thursday, July 20, from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Grant Applications to Cultural District Now Open

The Tucker County Cultural District Authority is opening its grant cycle for applications. Eligible applications can include the development of public parks, tourist information More...

WVU Extension program challenges people to ‘rethink’ their drink

The West Virginia University Extension Service is challenging West Virginians to stay hydrated with healthy drinks instead of sugar-packed drinks through a thirst-quenching 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...

Hayward LaReau Phillips, Sr.

Hayward LaReau Phillips, Sr., known by most as “Toad”, age 89 years, a former resident of Parsons, WV and for the past year a resident of Princeton, WV departed this life 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 19, 2017

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 Veterans Memorial Wall and More...

What’s Happening – J..

Bi-monthly Library Meeting The next bi-monthly meeting of the Mountaintop Public Library Board of Trustees will be held at the library at 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 20. The meetings 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...

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 are currently..

Tucker County Senior Center News – July 12, 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..

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 – 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