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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 ...

Tyler County Breaks Ground on E-911 Center

On Thursday, November 19, a Groundbreaking Ceremony was held in honor of the construction beginning on the new E-911 Center. The Center will be located just off of Gorrell’s Run Road near Middlebourne. From left to right: Commissioner Eric Vincent, Commissioner Mike Smith, E-911 Director Josh ...

Sistersville Elks Install New Patio

Recently volunteers for the Sistersville Elks BPOE Lodge 333 constructed a large new patio for outside entertainment. The patio was completely built by volunteer member labor. The Elks Club would like to extend special thanks to the crew that completed the work. Those members were Richard ...

Board of Education Discusses Business Matters Amid School Shutdown

The Tyler County Board of Education met for a regular meeting on November 16. Middle school test data and an update on the various projects taking place throughout the county were among the items discussed. Superintendent Highley updated the board regarding the middle school testing scores. ...

TCHS Students Earn Honors

Although they were unable to attend the Governor’s Honors Academy (GHA) due to it’s COVID-related cancellation, Tyler Consolidated would like to recognize Sadie Nichols and Sydney Smith as the representatives from Tyler Consolidated High School. “It is a great honor to be selected to ...

Veterans Honored

Veterans Park in Sistersville was the sight of the annual celebration honoring our Veterans. VFW Commander, Don Pickens opened the ceremony reminding those in attendance to not only honor our Veterans on this day but any time we see a Veteran to “thank them for their service.” The Honor ...

Local FFA Member Wins Award

The National FFA Convention and Expo is an event that is highly anticipated by FFA members across the country each year. This year, the event would have been held in Indianapolis, however, as with most things, COVID-19 forced the event to be held virtually. The convention was broadcast in ...

Sistersville City Council Approves Items

Sistersville City Council held their regular meeting on Monday October 19,2020. Mayor Bill Rice called the meeting to order at 7 PM. Following the Pledge of Allegiance the meeting opened with the approval of the minutes from the regular September 14, meeting and the Special Council meeting ...

Barth Grants Are Awarded

The Harry E. and Olive T. Barth Charitable Trust awared $138,750 to the greater Tyler County area. The grant recipients were announced Oct 29. Receiving monies were First United Methodist of Sistersville, $7,250 to support thier community breakfast and necessities closet; Ronald McDonald ...

Tyler County Commission Holds Regular Session Meeting

The Tyler Co Commission held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, Nov 10 at 9 AM. Items discussed included temporary vs full time status for a Security Guard, Sign Mitigation Agreement, E-911 Project, Insurance Policy, and the construction contract for the Judicial Building. Following ...