College Graduates

Over the next few weeks, West Virginia college graduates will walk across the stage to receive their diplomas.  While post grads have a lot...

Legal Advancement for West Virginia Students

Dear Editor:Last week, I had the distinct honor of bringing the Legal Advancement for West Virginia Students (ALAWS@) program to my Tucker County home....

The Great Works of the TCHS Alternative Learning Center

EditorWhile Tucker County High School may be one of the state’s smallest high schools, there are many great programs available to students who attend....

Activism in the Highlands

Since the November election, citizen activism has surged. Nationwide, thousands of groups of neighbors are meeting to learn about people power. In December, former...

We Get Letters – April 5, 2017

To whom it may concern,Lawmakers say they want to come together to give county school systems and educators more flexibility in their job. They...

Response to Dr. Donna Andes

Dear Editor:This letter is in response to Donna Andes’ editorial published in the Advocate on March 8, 2017. Hate speech is hate speech whether you...

A Response to Dr. Donna Andes

To the Editor of the Parsons Advocate:I was appalled to see that you chose to publish the letter to the editor last week from...

A Response to Dr. Donna Andes

Editor,This letter is in response to the erroneous information given by Donna Andes in the March 8th, 2017 issue of the Advocate.  I urge...

We Get Letters: Islam response

Letter to the Editor I am a person who strongly believes that everyone is entitled to an opinion and when I read an opinion piece...

We Get Letters – Response: Islam

Editor:      I was saddened, though unfortunately not terribly surprised, by Donna Andes’ letter in last week’s Advocate regarding her views on the religion of...

Islam – Letter to the Editor

Letter to Editor, This letter is meant to educate people about Islam. Muslims observe the Islamic ideology which is a religion. The principal practice...

West Virginia’s Comeback Story Begins with FFA

Have you ever gone to your local county fair and noticed all the young people donning their blue corduroy jackets?These students are smiling from...

We Get Letters 2.15.17

Editor,IRVINE, Calif.--The American College of Trial Lawyers, a non-political organization composed of the leading trial lawyers in the United States- Republicans and Democrats, plaintiffs’...

We Get Letters 2.8.17

Editor,West Virginia is a state of many treasures including magnificent forests, stunning landscapes and charming small towns. Among the brightest of our treasures is...

We Get Letters

Dear Editor,For many people, ringing in the New Year brings hope and joyful anticipation. But for those who struggle with stuttering, the old fears...

We Get Letters

Editor:The U.S. Marine Corps Reserve and the Marine Corps League Leland D. "Crow" Crawford Detachment 956 of Elkins completed their 14th annual Toys for...

It’s That Time of Year Again

Open Enrollment for health insurance plans on the Marketplace begins November 1, 2016 and runs through January 31, 2017. Free local help is available...

We Get Letters

Dear Editor,October 22 is International Stuttering Awareness Day. Did you know that 70 million people worldwide stutter--more than the population of France?For nearly 70...

We Get Letters

Dear Editor:Last Sunday one of the members of Palma Ceia United Methodist Church in Tampa, FL, where I serve on the pastoral staff, handed...

We Get Letters

Editor,Last week, I traveled to Washington, DC, with more than 700 other American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) volunteers from across the...