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Memorial Day Services Held in Sistersville

Memorial Day, which may serve as the unofficial start of the summer season in Sistersville, has a greater meaning to most local residents. Since the early days of our country following the Civil War, small towns just like ours across this great land have gathered to honor those men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in service for our country. Sistersville’s riverfront Veterans Park served as the gathering spot for those residents wishing to take part in the traditional service of laying wreaths and displaying flags, but there was one thing noticeably different this year. The ...

SES Squires Of Character

Grants, traings, and Projects were among the items discussed on Thursday, June 3, at the monthly meeting of the LEPC. The meeting started at 9 a.m. with breakfast provided by Panhandle Cleaning ...

Tyler County LEPC Meeting Held

Grants, traings, and Projects were among the items discussed on Thursday, June 3, at the monthly meeting of the LEPC. The meeting started at 9 a.m. with breakfast provided by Panhandle Cleaning ...

Local Sports

Track Meet Sends Area Athletes To Charleston

Athletes from Tyler Consolidated, Magnolia, Paden City earned trips to Charleston at the Regional track meet held Wednesday June 2, at St. Marys high school. In the 100 meter dash Magnolia’s Jason Beisel got first place with a time of 11.38, edging out Paden City sophonore Zane Yeater who ...

Society

Editorial

Americans Deserve Access to Better Drinking Water

It may be safe to assume that since drinking water is regulated, it is safe for consumption. After all, there are EPA standards for chemicals in tap water; except West Virginia’s water quality is notoriously poor. Chemical plants along the Ohio Valley, such as DuPont, have polluted the Ohio ...

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor – Steven Thomas

Dear Editor, Although I have officially entered the race as a pre-candidate for West Virginia House of Delegates District Six, I want to start on a positive note by giving credit where credit is due. Representative Dave Kelly, current holder of that seat, did a fantastic job of helping to ...

West Virginia News

West Virginia Sports

McCusker drives in 4 to lead Oklahoma St. past W. Virginia

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Carson McCusker went 3-for-4 with a home run and drove in four runs and Justin Campbell went 3-for-4 with three RBI and No. 4-seed Oklahoma State jumped eighth-seed West Virginia early in a 12-2 win on Friday. Campbell drove in three runs in the first with a double down ...