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Tyler County Schools Mandate Masks

The Tyler County Board of Education met on Tuesday, September 7, for a regularly scheduled meeting. After the minutes were approved, Jason Snider, Physician’s Assistant, gave a presentation providing evidence that proper mask wearing and vaccinations help stop the spread of Covid-19. He backed up his evidence with medical studies that show the benefits of wearing masks in schools. Mandy Ware, a school nurse from Tyler County Schools, discussed what she has been observing about the spread of Covid-19, and that implementing masks in the schools have slowed the rate of positive cases. Renee Glover brought up other implementations that could help prevent the spread of Covid-19 in the schools. She stated that she has researched online to find ventilation options to help eliminate virus particles in the air. Steven Thomas approached the Board concerning the Freedom of Choice when ...

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Editorial

A Labor Day Tradition

For the past 73 years, folks in the small town of Paden City have been celebrating Labor Day with the largest parade in the state; this year was no different. Although the parade route basically remains the same, traveling from the South end of town and going North along Rt. 2 to the high ...

Letters to the Editor

Give Cubs a Chance

Editor, Tyler Star News A petition to: The WV Division of Natural Resources to stop the spring and summer chasing of WV black bear with packs of dogs. “Did you know that the WV Division of Natural Resources allows resident bear hunters to use packs of dogs to chase bear year round? Sows and ...

West Virginia News

Mining company locating first US plant in West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A mining company is locating a new plant in West Virginia, bringing 47 new full-time jobs and a $10 million investment, officials said. CS Global Group, a Turkish mining company, specializes in barite manufacturing and sales. It is locating its first U.S. ...

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