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Ferry Boat Board Holds Meeting

In an ongoing effort to secure a successful 2021 spring launch of the Sistersville Ferry Boat, the ferry board met via Zoom Thursday, February 11, 2021, in a special meeting. Those attending were members Gary Bowden, Janet Conn, Greg Goodfellow and Mary Ann Rutherford. Also attending was Ferry Boat Captain Bo Hause. The minutes of the January 24, 2021 meeting were reviewed and approved. Captain Bo Hause gave updates to the board concerning maintenance of the ferry and employment of deckhands. Repairs are needed on a rusted area of the forward floor section of the boat. After the rust removal is complete and before paint is applied, Captain Hause suggested adding cinders to the paint which would give the floor surface better foot traction. Gary Bowden suggested a painting contractor could be secured for the job, instead of Bo doing the work. There are some rust areas on the bow ...

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The Role of Your Newspaper

Nothing draws the attention of readers of a local newspaper like local news and local people. In a world where people have been led astray due to lack of facts and for political purposes it’s more important than ever to rely on journalism over idle talk and social media. Much of the ...

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FROM THOMAS E. TRADER, SR.

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 ...

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