Happy Thanksgiving!

Wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving. May you have a joyful time with family this year. Author unknown for this Thanksgiving poem that my wife memorized from grade school. I heard Mr. Turkey say, Gobble! Gobble! Gobble! Soon t’will be Thanksgiving Day, Gobble! Gobble!  Gobble!  People say it is great fun, but I think that I shall run and hide until the day is done, Gobble! Gobble! Gobble. Mr. Turkey tucked his head, Gobble! Gobble! Gobble! ‘neath his feathers deep and red, Gobble! Gobble! Gobble! But they caught him by the wall, killed and ate him, wings and all and never more will Turkey call, Gobble! Gobble! Gobble! Apologies to Dave Lambert, he was the coach of the basketball team features...

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WVDOH awards 21 construction contracts

CHARLESTON, WV – Two bridge replacement projects were among 21 construction projects awarded by the West Virginia Division of Highways (WVDOH) on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, and Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. The contracts were awarded from a bid letting held Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022. Rock Forge Bridge Company was awarded at contract for $2,999,002.55...

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Budget Updates for City of Parsons

Eric Sharad from the Thrasher Group updating Parsons City Council on the top projects. By: Jennifer Britt The Parsons Advocate City Administrator Agnes “Aggie” Arnold presented the City of Parsons’ Council with the general fund revenue and budget control reports for the month of October. The report was prepared by...

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Washington, DC –U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced $5,000,000 from the U.S. Department of Commerce National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) to the West Virginia Department of Economic Development for broadband expansion across West Virginia. This funding was made...

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WV bear firearms season now open

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The next segment of West Virginia’s firearms season for black bears opened Nov. 21 in 36 counties and parts of six other counties.The season runs concurrently with the buck firearms and antlerless deer seasons through Dec. 4. Only bear hunting without dogs is permitted during the season. Hunters are reminded...

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2023 Garden Calendars have been delivered

You can pick one up at The Wildlife Refuge, Canaan Valley Store, Davis Shop n’ Save, Doc’s, Parsons Shop n’ Save, Jim’s All Star, Steven’s Reality, or the WVU Extension Office.The calendar, themed “Colors of the Garden,” features information on leafy greens, purple carrots and asparagus, diverse melons, beets and...

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