Monday Aug 18
Donald Doyle - Oop' Jolly
Donald Doyle "Oop" Jolly, 77, a resident of Parsons, departed this life early Monday morning, Aug. 18, 2014, at his home, surrounded by his family.
Chili contest officials seek ticket sellers, contestants
The Chamber of Commerce of the Mid-Ohio Valley is looking for off-site locations to sell tickets and for contestants for its annual chili competition in October.
Muriel Louise Cox Nestor
Muriel Louise Cox Nestor, 88, a former resident of Smokey Hollow, Parsons, and for the past four years, a resident of Colonial Place in Elkins, passed from this life Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, in Colonial Place.
Catherine - Louise' Phillips Simmons
Catherine "Louise" Phillips Simmons, 84, a resident of Parsons, departed this life Sunday afternoon, Aug. 3, 2014, at her home surrounded by her family.
Great Bowls of Fire looks at growth
When it's too hot for some, it's just right at the Great Bowls of Fire Chili Cookoff in Parkersburg where organizers are soliciting entrants and sponsorships for the fourth annual contest of all things chili.
Hearing waived in neglect case
A Parsons woman charged with child neglect causing risk of injury waived her right to a preliminary hearing Thursday in Tucker County Magistrate Court.
Officials seek funds for dike repairs
Officials discovered a hole in the Pulp Mill Bottom Dike in Parsons during the July 4 weekend, and county, state and federal agencies are now working together to ensure the damage is repaired and residents are safe.