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City Council Discusses Parking Issues

The Sistersville City Council met via phone conference on Monday, April 13. Several items were discussed including department head reports, as well as proposed parking limits on Wells Street.The meeting began with the approval of the previous minutes and bills, followed by a report from the ...

Paden City Council Meets Via Conference Call

The Paden City Council held a special session April 21, via conference call due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Mayor Clyde Hochstrasser called the meeting to order and conducted a roll call. All council members were present by telephone.The Director of Public Works Superintendent Josh Billiter was ...

Middlebourne Council Discusses Concerns on Water Collection on Park Avenue

The Middlebourne Council convened on April 21 at 6 p.m. in the City Building. During the meeting, a motion was made in favor of accepting the minutes from the previous council meeting as well as the Treasurer's Report; these motions were quickly carried.A request was presented to council from ...

Tyler FFA Greenhouse To Open Tomorrow

The Tyler FFA Greenhouse is set to open Thursday, April 23. However, as with most everything, business will not be as usual.The Greenhouse is set to be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Monday's are set aside as a senior shopper day for those shoppers over 65.Social distancing ...

Route 18 Road Paving Complete

If you travel Route 18 south of Middlebourne, you are likely aware of the paving work that has been done just before the Jug.Jeffrey McKinney, the Tyler County Administrator for the DOH, reports this work is routine paving that was originally scheduled to take place last year. He reported the ...

Tyler County Commission Discusses Gold Star Memorial

The Tyler County Commission met on April 14, 2020. President John Stender and Commissioner Eric Vincent appeared in person, while Commissioner Mike Smith was present via telephone.President John Stender called the meeting to order, followed by a prayer led by Commissioner Vincent and the Pledge ...

Prosecuting Attorney’s Office Still At Work

Many changes have been implemented throughout the country in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Many are trying to keep themselves and their employees safe, while still being a functioning, mandatory part of society. The Tyler County Prosecutor's Office is no different.Luke Furbee, Tyler County ...

Communities Close Parks And Walking Areas

Governor Jim Justice, early last week ordered all West Virginia State Parks and campgrounds closed to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Soon after, New Martinsville, Paden City, and Sistersville also followed suit and ordered the city parks closed to the public.Sistersville and Paden ...

Wetzel County Bus Driver And Crew To The Rescue

Monday morning April 6, Wetzel County school bus driver Jeremy Shepherd and retired school aide Eva Rogalski, along with county nurse Tiffany Heinzman, were working to bring food to Wetzel County Students. While making deliveries in Paden City, Shepherd noticed smoke above a local home and the ...

Tyler County BOE Holds Meeting Via Conference Call

The Tyler County Board of Education met on April 6. The meeting was held via conference call due to the government mandated social distance guidelines. All members were present for the meeting.Following the approval of the previous minutes, Superintendent Shane Highley gave an update regarding ...