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Oil & Gas Festival In Sistersville

The 53rd annual West Virginia Oil and Gas Festival was held this past weekend in Sistersville, West Virginia to celebrate and pay tribute to the rich history of the oil and gas industry in the community. During the festival, Marc A. Halbritter, 2021 Oil and Gas Person of the Year, was honored at a special luncheon held at the First Presbyterian Church on Saturday in Sistersville. Immediately following the luncheon Mr. Halbritter served as Parade Marshall for the Grand Oil and Gas Trophy Parade. The new sidewalks in town were packed full of adults and children anxious for the parade to begin at 1:00 p.m., even though fans encountered high humidity and temperatures topping out in the 80’s. Marching bands also had to endure the heat and traveled here from as far away as Charleston and Winfield. It was the first time in two years Sistersville was able to host the parade because ...

Tyler County Commission Hears Light Agenda

Earl Donald Cline, Jr., 54, of Sistersville, WV, passed away on September 14, 2021 at Sistersville General Hospital. Visitation will be Monday, September 20, 2021 from 4-8 pm at Myers Funeral ...

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The First Day Of Autumn

The National Weather Service is predicting a colder and wetter winter than usual, and the old farmers almanac says it’s going to be a cold and snowy winter in West Virginia. Yesterday was summer and today is the first day of Autumn or fall as we most know it. And as we often hear it’s ...

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Paden City Garden Club

The Paden City Garden Club thanks all the businesses and individuals who donated items or gift cards for our Basket Raffle fundraiser over Labor Day. We are very grateful and appreciative of their support. Those who donated were: Auto Related, Barth’s Florist, Nails by Bernadette, Phillips ...

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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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