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Memorial Day 2021

May is the month that we have set aside to honor those that paid the ultimate sacrifice in service of their country. Memorial Day was by tradition celebrated on May 30 of each year. That was until congress decided the annual observance will be the last Monday in May. This change gives our ...

Veterans Ride for Scholarships

On Sunday May 16, more than 50 veterans rode their motorcycles from Parkersburg up Rt 2, to New Martinsville, picking up others along the way. They stopped at the Certified gas station in New Martinsville, where they were joined by other riders for a fund raising ride for children of veterans ...

Tyler County BOE Presents Awards

The Tyler County Board of Education met for a regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, May 17. After the Pledge of Allegiance, the minutes for the May 3 meeting were approved, and a public forum was held; there were no visitors for the forum, so the first of three presentations began. The first ...

Hundred Fire Chief Proud of Accomplishments

Hundred fire chief Keith Williams is not a home grown Hundred guy, but since 1985 he has called it home. He was born 54 years ago at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, in Dayton, Ohio the son of Ralph and Jeanine Williams. He grew up in Vermillion, Ohio, before moving to the Hundred area. Keith ...

Tyler County Schools Offer Meals During the Summer

The Tyler County Board of Education has announced their sponsorship of the federally funded Summer Food Service Program. Summer Food is open to all children, ages 18 years and under, who would like to participate. Meals will be served at Tyler Consolidated Middle/High School, located at ...

Antique Car Cruise In

As a featured part of the Sistersville Ferry Boat reception, held on Saturday May 8th, an “Antique Car Cruise-In,” organized by Bill Hess of Sistersville, West Virginia was held on Catherine Street in front of the Joshua Russell house. The cruise-in proved to be a big success and drew ...

Nichols Earns Roy C. Heinlein Scholarship

Every year the SHS Alumni Association awards the Roy C Heinlein Scholarship to an outstanding senior at Tyler Consolidated High School that has at least one parent that graduated from Sistersville High School. This person must exemplify the qualities in which this scholarship was founded. The ...

Spring is in the Air

Sistersville Elementary School students treated local residents to an amazing art installation presented during the “Spring is in the Air” art show held May 8th and 9th at the Gold Derrick Gallery in Sistersville, WV. All students in grade levels kindergarten through fifth prepared a unique ...

Sistersville City Council Addresses Concerns

The Sistersville City Council met for a Public Hearing and a Regularly Scheduled Meeting on Monday, May 10. After the Pledge of Allegiance, a public forum was held. A resident concerned about street sweeping fees on Cemetery Hill spoke up requesting the street be swept, as it has not been ...

Folsom VFD Chief Jimmy Glasscock II

Jimmy Glasscock II, has been chief of the Folsom, West Virginia fire department since 2018, when his father Gary Glasscock retired. Gary was elected to the position in 2006 following the passing of Jones Fluharty a longtime fireman in the area. The history of the Folsom fire department is an ...