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Cavities Don’t Stop for Covid

New Martinsville Dental was proud to participate in the Tyler County Back to School Fair for a fourth year. Dr. Andrea Lockhart and Kirsten Woodburn provided dental screenings to those in attendance. They were joined by Mikayla West, a graduate of Tyler Consolidated High School; Mikayla ...

Nichols Earns Class of ’66 Scholarship

Randy Myers, representing the Class of 1966, presented the scholarship to his granddaughter, Sadie Nichols, on the virtual Awards Day at Tyler Consolidated High School. The $750 scholarship is funded mainly through donations from class members and will be used for tuition or books. It is the ...

Tyler County Commission Renews AirMed Care Policy

Tyler County Commission met in regular session on Tuesday, August 10, 2021 at 9 AM. Following the Pledge of Allegiance led by Commission President Mike Smith and the Prayer lead by Commissioner Eric Vincent the commissioners moved on to approve the minutes of the July 29, 2021 meeting. Also ...

Street Paving Project Begins

Street paving by J&T Paving in Sistersville has begun and the citizens couldn’t be happier. Downtown streets of Wells and Diamond are near completion and will finish by mid week. In addition the basketball court at the city park is also being paved once the city streets are complete. ...

Elks Lodge 333 Holds Annual Picnic

Sistersville Elks Lodge 333 held there annual picnic on Saturday, August 7 on the new patio at the Elks club. The picnic was moved from its original spot at Core Field to the Elks club to be able to provide both inside and outside accommodations especially in the recent hot weather that we have ...

Tyler County Local Emergency Planning Commission Meets

Local members of the LEPC met on Thursday, August 12, in Middlebourne at the senior center with Tyler County Emergency Manager Tom Cooper for updates and planning on the committee activities. The group enjoyed breakfast sponsored by Anthony Campbell prior to conducting business. The first ...

Pool Weathers Successful Season

The chaise lounge chairs are packed, the yummy concession stand snacks eaten and the lifeguards have returned to their respective schools. Sunday was the final day for the Sistersville Pool season. It is always bittersweet. The pool closing means the summer season is coming to an end. The busy ...

Remember When

Let’s do a little time traveling. How about drifting back to a simpler time where on an exciting Sunday evening, September 5, 1954; Mary Ann Feldmeier received the great honor of being crowned the first “Miss Labor Day” queen reigning over the Labor Day Festival in Paden City. Queen Mary ...

Tyler Fair Horse Shoe Pitch Winners Named

The highly competitive Horse Shoe Pitch returned for this year’s Tyler County Fair. Coming in first place was Ernie Helmick and Charlie Phillips, with Joe Haught and Steve Adams taking second. In third place with another impressive performance was Donnie Stevens and Richard Green. ...

Volunteers and Blood Donors Needed for Disaster Season

PARKERSBURG, WV, MONDAY, AUGUST 9, 2021 —Many weather experts predict a destructive wildfire and hurricane season this year. The American Red Cross needs volunteers to help on the ground and blood donors to roll up a sleeve to maintain a stable blood supply in the face of ...