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Tyler County Bus Garage Construction Underway

The new bus garage for Tyler County Schools is well underway and, according to Superintendent Shane Highley, should be completed by March 2021. I asked Highley what the plans were for the old garage. The superintendent shared, “They will be utilizing the old bus garage to house the maintenance department. We will be moving them out of the board office which will give them more room.” There are plenty of improvements taking place in Tyler County Schools. One can’t help but notice the new state of the art football field, baseball field, softball field and eight lane track complex. ...

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A Thanksgiving Litany

Thanksgiving. A particular time, like the bright and shining poetic moments of Camelot, to express gratitude for our own particular circumstances. It has been my custom for several years now to share with you my own personal litany of Thanksgiving. Looking over these pieces for the last ...

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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