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Sistersville Elks Lodge 333 — Charitable Activities

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Don Stokes, Secretary of Sistersville Elks Lodge, to ask him what the Elks Lodge was all about. Many people think of the Elks as a bar, an exclusive club or a place for parties and receptions. They are so much more and the following is a story about what the Elks do and why they do it. To understand what role the Elks Lodge plays in our communities, we need to look at their mission. All Elks value the belief that charity is the greatest of all virtues, and by sharing and giving they possess the power to replace pain and sorrow with ...

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Editorial for December 2

One doesn’t have to go to far when looking for an opportunity to make a difference in their community. Many organizations exist just for that purpose! Last Thursday, we celebrated Thanksgiving, a time to remember the blessings each of us have and be thankful for them. For most of us, one of ...

Letters to the Editor


To The Editor,Well, I can see there has not been anything done since the last letter I put in the paper.There are two intersections in New Martinsville that are dangerous. That is the light at the Wetzel Chronicle building and the red light at Certified. The other third intersection is Route ...

West Virginia News

West Virginia capitol dome repairs nearing completion

By PHIL KABLER The Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — By late spring 2021, work should be finished on a $15 million project to repair the water-damaged West Virginia Capitol dome and install a new drainage system to mitigate future leaks, among other structural repairs. Hidden under ...

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