New owners of Parsons Pizza celebrate one-year anniversary

During the last week of February 2017, Rick and Audrey Gump purchased Parsons Pizza.   Now they are celebrating their one-year anniversary in Parsons. The Gumps expressed...

Wildlife Refuge implements educational programs throughout the community

The Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge is ramping up their educational outreach programs throughout the community. Refuge AmeriCorps volunteers Zach Dykema and Kristin Lantz and...

Chase, Stutler and Jennings file for District 53 House of Delegates 

The final list of candidates running for the District 53 House of Delegates position are Cory Chase, Caleb Stutler, and incumbent D.R. "Buck" Jennings. Chase...

Additional BOE and Commission candidates

With all of the filings received by the County Clerk's office, the final list of the Board of Education and County Commission candidates are...

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BAD buildings checked off the inventory in Thomas

As two previous articles published in The Advocate examined, addressing BAD buildings is a priority for a number of county agencies.  New Historic Thomas and Woodlands Development...

McClintock seeks the interconnectedness through art

Robin McClintock brings her unique blend of problem solving, landscape, industry, and form to the art she produces. Although she is adept in multiple forms,...

National and local issues discussed at Manchin town hall meeting

  While on his town hall tour, titled "Coffee and Common Sense," Democratic Senator Joe Manchin stopped at the Canaan Valley Fire Hall last Thursday...

Action on Western Pocahontas property tabled until next meeting

Western Pocahontas Properties made an offer to the Tucker County Commission to sell a four-acre parcel adjacent to the ball field in Davis. The Commission...

Ridgeline Children’s Shelter Hosts Open House 

Genesis Youth Crisis Center, Inc. held its open house and ribbon cutting for its newest program, Ridgeline Children’s Shelter, located at 413 Chestnut St. (Parsons)...

Federal Disaster Funds at work

Shown are the before and after photo of the homes of Okey and Mary Moore and Dorothy White, on Elkins St., in the Pulp...

SB 270 will not affect Tucker County parks

While State Bill 270 is still working its way through committee, County Commission President Diane Hinkle reported that representatives from the Division of Natural...

Commission informed that EMS employees “harassed” over fee

At the recent County Commission meeting, Larry Armbruster, president of the Ambulance Authority, claimed the 911 Office is losing employees, because they were harassed...

BOE and Commission Candidates

Voters will also select Board of Education and County Commission representatives on May 8. Cathy Hebb filed to fill the vacancy that will be left...

House of Delegates Candidates

The period to file for public office closed last Friday.  The primary election is on May 8.  Tucker County is split into two districts in the...

Possible revision to hotel/motel tax a concern for County Commission

State Bill 301 is currently under revision and could change the current hotel/motel revenue distribution in Tucker County.The revision would remove the limitation on...

Charleston gets TUCKER’D

Last Thursday, representatives from the county made the trip to Charleston to meet with various state agencies and officials as part of Tucker County...

Time Capsule into another era at 172 Spruce St.

  Cholpon Ata Development, LLC is busy refurbishing the unique antiquity that was kept alive in 172 Spruce St. for numerous decades. "The key thing about...

Venir au beau comté de Tucker

'Come to beautiful Tucker County'  is  Annie Snyder's mission One of the strongest voices to promote what’s good in Tucker County comes with a distinct...

Central Supply Company location in Parsons to provide for Corridor H and private citizens

Central Supply Company is opening a ready mix concrete plant in Parsons this spring.  "It's a production facility, essentially, that stores aggregates and cements, and...