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Axiall Plant Chemical Leak Causes Evacuations

August 27, 2016 NEW MARTINSVILLE — A chlorine leak this morning at the Axiall plant in southern Marshall County is now under control, emergency officials said. The leak was first reported around 8:45 a.m. more »»

Chemical Spill Brings Out Best In People

August 27, 2016 NEW MARTINSVILLE -- Saturday's chlorine leak at Axiall plant affected hundreds of area residents ­hailing from Monroe, Marshall, and Wetzel counties. more »»

Silver Knights Fall to Williamstown

August 26, 2016 After a hard fought battle against No. 4-ranked Williamstown, the Silver Knights fell 25-14 on Friday night at TCHS Stadium. For more, see Ed Parsons' story next week in the Tyler Star News. more »»

Football Teams Dressed for Battle

August 24, 2016 MIDDLEBOURNE — No fancy lead sentence. Simply put, it’s time for football. Tyler Consolidated High School will play their season opener Williamstown at 7 p.m. Friday at the Silver Knights’ stadium. more »»

Boil Order Lifted

August 24, 2016 MIDDLEBOURNE — City Hall said the boil order was lifted last week when all water quality tests came out good. “All water tests came back passing state drinking water standards. more »»

South Carolina Man Pleads Guilty to Fleeing Charge

August 24, 2016 MIDDLEBOURNE — A South Carolina man, who led police on a chase from Sistersville to Paden City, pleaded guilty recently in Tyler County Circuit Court. Joseph W. Rodgers, 38, of Graniteville, S.C. more »»

First Baptist Church Offers Hope, Grace

August 24, 2016 SISTERSVILLE — Long ago, the First Baptist Church of Sistersville set down roots in Tyler County. The church was founded in 1838 at the home of William Johnson of Long Reach, Va. more »»

Commission Aware of Vandalism at County Home

August 17, 2016 MIDDLEBOURNE — Tyler County Commission seeks more information about vandalism recently committed against the former County Home. Vandals ripped out the County Home’s front doors by the frame on Aug. more »»

Music Man Hits the Right Notes

August 17, 2016 MIDDLEBOURNE – Music educator Bryce Negie lightly tapped the chords of his piano on Monday as he led an angelic chorus that was performing “My Home Among the Hills” – a song that resonates with all... more »»

Middlebourne Boil Order Ends

August 17, 2016 MIDDLEBOURNE -- City Hall said the boil order was lifted Wednesday afternoon and all water quality tests came out good. "All water tests came back passing state drinking water standard. more »»

Water Leak Nearly Drains Middlebourne

August 17, 2016 MIDDLEBOURNE — City Hall issued a boil order alert after a major water line broke Sunday morning in front of the Tyler County Senior Center. more »»

BOE Discusses Water Boil

August 17, 2016 MIDDLEBOURNE — Tyler County Board of Education discussed the water boil order that directly affects Tyler High School/Middle schools. more »»

Elks Club Honors Pair of Tyler Teens

August 17, 2016 SISTERSVILLE — Two Tyler County native sons were honored recently by the state’s Elks clu. more »»

Tyler County Fair Leaves Memories

August 10, 2016 MIDDLEBOURNE —The 54th annual Tyler County Fair ended another successful week of festivities when it closed the doors Saturday evening. more »»

Students Head Back to Class This Week at Tyler Schools

August 10, 2016 MIDDLEBOURNE ­-- After a long summer, Tyler County Schools are opening their doors this week to students, faculty and staff. Students in grades 1-6 and grade 9 will begin attending classes Thursda. more »»

Vandals Damage County Home

August 10, 2016 MIDDLEBOURNE — Vandals attacked the former Tyler County home Saturday evening. Peggy George, president of the Restoration Committee, said the matter has been reported to the authorities. more »»

Dirt Don't Hurt

August 10, 2016 MIDDLEBOURNE — Dessie Weekley and her daughter, Seminole, had front row seats at Saturday’s Mud Bog competition at the Tyler County Fairgrounds. more »»

Tyler Star News Captures Press Association Awards

August 10, 2016 SISTERSVILLE — The Tyler Star News and Wetzel Chronicle newspapers received several awards at the West Virginia Press Association’s 2016 Better Newspaper Contest, held Friday and Saturday at Lakevie... more »»

A New Queen Is Crowned

August 3, 2016 MIDDLEBOURNE — A Friendly woman was crowned late Monday evening as Tyler County Fair Queen. Seminole Weekley’s blue eyes lit up the moment she was named as the new queen. more »»

Tyler County Fair Kicks Off 54th Year

August 3, 2016 MIDDLEBOURNE — Every time the auctioneer would name a price, maybe raise it a dollar or two, Bill Baker would raise his hands in the air and point to the person who bid on a dessert at the Tyler... more »»



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