April 2, 2014 Did your candidate win? Did your candidate lose? Whatever your answers to those questions, let’s be clear that Sistersville’s election is over. The people cast their ballots; they have spoke. more »»
The American Dream
March 26, 2014 The “American Dream” is supposed to the culmination of working hard to reach a goal—usually to attain enough money to be able to afford a home and a comfortable life or maybe to open and run a... more »»
Support the levy
March 19, 2014 Early voting is currently underway for the City of Sistersville’s General Electio. more »»
A good plan
March 12, 2014 We applaud Middlebourne Council on their talk at Monday night’s council meeting of being proactive in terms of protecting the quality of their water. more »»
‘Tis the season
March 5, 2014 ‘Tis the season. No, it is not the season for carols and presents, Santa and Rudolph. The month isn’t December and Christmas isn’t on the immediate horizon. It is election season. more »»
What’s with Old Man Winter?
February 19, 2014 Old Man Winter sure has been crotchety this year, hasn't he? Seems like we get a few days of relaxation, if that, then he's back on our doorstep. more »»
The romantic remedy is here
February 13, 2014 In honor of Valentine’s Day, we’ll keep this one short and sweet. You’re probably in a rush anyway, making plans for a romantic evening. Wait.. more »»
The best things in life are . . .
February 5, 2014 The best things in life may not always be free, but they sure are cheap. And when executed correctly, those things do more for a community than money ever can. more »»
Opportunities and obligations
January 22, 2014 Considering the recent water crisis in West Virginia, resulting when a chemical known as 4-methylcyclohexane methanol leaked into the Elk River and contaminated the water supply of many counties, w... more »»
Great things are happening
January 15, 2014 There's a lot to be said for a community-- especially from the stance of a local paper-- when charitable benefits are arranged on a weekly basi. more »»
The work behind the scenes
January 8, 2014 You're up early one winter morning-- scraping the snow from your windshield and wondering if it's worth losing your job to crawl back into your warm, safe bed-- when suddenly you notice someone... more »»
New Year . . . no problem!
December 31, 2013 With a new year comes new opportunities. We examine ourselves and our goals, make deadlines and resolutions, and we swear that this year will be “the one. more »»
2014, a year of celebration
December 11, 2013 The Tyler County Planning Commission and other organizations have been working hard to plan for the county’s upcoming bicentennial. more »»
Join the planning process
November 6, 2013 Nearly two centuries have come and gone, and the time is coming once again to honor the wonderful history of Tyler County. more »»
Is Halloween healthy for you?
October 30, 2013 Is Halloween healthy for you? Your stomach might churn with a fierce NO in a few days, when the Saints come marching in and you're suffering from Samhain's reveng. more »»
Thanks for your cooperation
October 23, 2013 As you may well know by now, Faithful Readers, we are experiencing some technical difficulties that have necessitated a change in our press time, and any adjustment is bound to have some rough... more »»