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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 ...

Momentive Donates Coats to Local Kids

Pictured left to right are: Pam Zills; Sandy Goode (American Legion); Tina Rucker (American Legion); Sherry Bachman; and plant manager Luiz Mello. Momentive Performance Materials donated coats to the annual American Legion Coat Drive. Momentive Employees and the site Giving Back team also ...

Tyler County Grand Jury Indicts Six for Alleged Felony Offenses

The following persons were indicted by a grand jury sitting in the Circuit Court of Tyler County, on February 9, 2021. An indictment is a mere accusation, and all of these persons are presumed by the law to be innocent of any crime unless and until they are determined to be guilty in an ...

Community Resources and Catholic Volunteers team up to feed Hungry

Community Resources of Wetzel County and volunteers from St Joeseph, Mater Dolorosa , Holy Rosary and St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Churches distributed food to over 244 families. A heartfelt thank you goes out to all the volunteers who braved the 30 degree temperatures to feed the hungry.

Sistersville Park and Pool Board Discusses 2021 Opening

The Sistersville Park and Pool Board held their monthly meeting on February 1, 2021 at the City Building. The meeting was called to order at 6:30 by President Connie Boyd. Members attending were Barb Vincent, Mary Ann Rutherford, Sherie Kemp and Mayor Bill Rice. Absent were Wayne Martin and ...

Speeding and Sewer Complaints Heard At Council Meeting

Sistersville City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, February 8, 2021 at 7 p.m. Due to COVID-19 and social distancing requirements the meeting was held at the Sistersville Fire Department offering greater space than the city building. Following the Pledge of ...

Tyler County Commission Meets

The Tyler County Commission held their regularly scheduled meeting on February 9, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. at the Tyler County Courthouse. Following the Pledge of Allegiance, led by Mike Smith, and Prayer led by Eric Vincent, the meeting began with the approval of the minutes from the January 26, ...

VALENTINE’S VISITOR

Edith Taylor stopped by the Tyler Star News on Friday, to wish the staff a Happy Valentine’s Day. She said she also wishes the whole town a Happy Valentine’s Day especially the business people, city workers and councilmen.

Sistersville Elks Lodge #333 Names Students of the Month

The Sistersville Elks Lodge #333 has announced the November and December students of the month. Caylei Forrester, daughter of Megan and Justin Forrester, has been chosen as a Jr. Teenager of the Month for December. Forrester plays softball and has received the perfect attendance award. She ...

Making a Difference — Terry Wiley

Terry Wiley, local businessman and entrepreneur, came to Sistersville on July 7, 2007 from the Cincinnati area. When Terry was a youngster he often traveled to Tyler County in the late 1950’s with his dad to hunt on an old family farm becoming familiar with the Middlebourne area. He remembers ...