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Tyler Fair Set for Aug. 2-7

The Tyler County Fair will be celebrating its 58th year Aug. 2-7, capping off with a Aug. 7, 9 p.m. performance by rising country star Jon Langston and a sparkling fireworks finale. Langston is currently celebrating the release of his latest single, “Try Missing You.” This comes after the ...

Ritchea Opens 2021 Coffeehouse Series

Singer songwriter Ryan Ritchea, originally from New Martinsville, kicks off the 2021 ArtsLink Summer Coffeehouse Series. The free show will begin at 6:30 pm on Saturday, July 24, on the new performance deck on the lawn of the Francis Creative Arts Center at the corner of Maple Avenue and ...

New Judicial Building Breaks Ground

The New Judicial Building being constructed in downtown Middlebourne is underway. The Tyler County Commissioners held a ground breaking ceremony on July 13, 2021. Many County officials were in attendance. Among those in attendance were Patrick Rymer, Magistrate Mike Griffin, Jean Hayes, Clerk, ...

Sistersville Pool Offering Swim With a Lifeguard Program

The Sistersville Pool held its first ever “Swim With A Guard” hour this week. The purpose of this new service is to get kids more familiar with the water, practice perfecting their aquatic skills and learn safe swimming practices while under direct supervision of one of the pool’s ...

County Welcomes Deputy Assessor

On July 13 at 9 a.m. the Tyler County Commission held their regularly scheduled meeting at the Courthouse in Middlebourne. Commissioners, Mike Smith and Lance Hickman were present and Commissioner Eric Vincent was present by phone. Following an opening prayer and Pledge of Allegiance, both led ...

Edith Enjoys the Fireworks

Edith Taylor can be seen nearly everyday around town in Sistersville. She is active in her church and enjoys getting around town talking to people. Edith is known for her kindness and always has a story or two to tell. One of her favorite things to do is sing country and western and gospel ...

Tyler County Students Receive Degrees From Glenville State College

GLENVILLE, WV – Two Tyler County students have received their degrees from Glenville State College as part of the College’s May Commencement ceremony. Eli Henthorn of Middlebourne graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Natural Resource Management with a concentration in ...

Manchin: 93,331 Overdose Deaths Last Year Show Need For Action Now

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) called for action to address the drastic increase in overdose deaths in the last year. In 2020, 93,331 Americans died from drug overdoses, a nearly 30% increase from the 70,980 overdose deaths in 2019. 1,377 West Virginians died from ...

WVDOE Introduces Contest To Increase Vaccinations Amongst Students

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) announced its latest initiative to encourage students, teachers and staff to be vaccinated. The “I Got Vaxxed Competition” is designed to encourage vaccinations among eligible, school-age students and school personnel. ...

Health Officials Say Prevent Lyme Disease from Tick Bites

The Lyme disease bacterium, Borrelia burgdorferi, is spread through the bite of infected ticks. The blacklegged tick (or deer tick, Ixodes scapularis) spreads the disease in the northeastern, mid-Atlantic, and north-central United States. The western blacklegged tick (Ixodes pacificus) spreads ...