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Tyler County Commission Holds Regular Meeting

The Tyler County Commisson held their regualrly scheduled meeting on October 20. The meeting began with the approval of a new security system for Sistersville General Hospital. Todd Stricker, Director of Nursing, brought to the attention of the commissioners the need for a new system. The ...

The Press Box for 10/28

Every once in a while, you get that great team in the area, which revives the local sports community, and gives them back that sense of pride they once had. I remember the great football teams of years past, and the excitement that filled the area during shop talk hours at the plants and around ...

Wilson Visits Tyler County

Independent Write-In Candidate for Governor Marshall Wilson held a meet and greet at the Tyler Speedway Diner in Middlebourne on October 13. Wilson talked to many local residents on this stop as he made his way across the state, holding meet and greets in each county. Wilson currently serves ...

Sistersville City Council Approves Several Agenda 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 ...

Grant given to Construct Student Success Center at Tyler Consolidated

The Tyler County Board of Education met on Monday, October 19, with all members present. At this meeting, the Board was updated about various projects taking place throughout the county and learned of a grant the school had received to construct a new Student Success Center at Tyler ...

Middlebourne Christmas Parade Slated for Dec. 5

The Middlebourne City Council met on Wednesday, October 14. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Steve Seago and began with the approval of the previous minutes and the treasurers report. Soon-after, the meeting entered into an executive session. Upon returning from executive session, ...

Second Annual Chili Open Deemed a Success

The second annual Chili open golf scramble was held on October 17, 2020 at Sistersville Country Club. The tournament is a fund raiser for Sistersville High School Alumni and the Roy C Heinlein Scholarship Program. It was a beautiful day and we welcomed 72 golfers. Three flight winners were ...

October Indictments For Tyler County

The following persons were indicted by a grand jury sitting in the Circuit Court of Tyler County, on Tuesday, October 13, 2020. 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 ...

Paden City Garden Club Stays Active

Take a walk through the streets of Paden City and chances are you will see some flower baskets along Main Street or Route 2, or some small corner gardens that have received extra attention, and what you notice will be the work of a dedicated group of ladies who believe in keeping the community ...

Wetzel and Tyler Papers Earn Awards

The West Virginia Press Association Annual Awards conference was done digitally this year and the Wetzel Chronicle and Tyler Star News snagged 10 total awards for the year 2019. Of the awards given, two were first-place awards, four were second-place, and four third-place. There were 36 ...