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Stealey Cemetery Seeks Funding

Many Tyler County residents are familiar with the Stealey Cemetery that lies near the old high school in Middlebourne. Often forgotten, however, is the significance of the history the cemetery holds in this little town. Tyler County resident Eli Henthorn has set up a maintence fund for the ...

Middle Island Longbeards’ Alternate Fundraiser Takes Place

The Middle Island Longbeards of the National Wild Turkey Federation held their 22nd Annual Hunting Heritage fundraiser a little differently this year on August 18. Due to the pandemic, the annual event could not be held as usual and we couldn’t host the usual banquet. The Longbeards were ...

Beefing Up Security

Thanks to cooperation between the county commission and the Tyler County Sheriff, the Courthouse now has an up-to-date security system which includes two full time employees and two part time employees. Entrance for all visitors to the Courthouse is located at the front of the building where ...

Hillbilly Hundred Is Postponed Until Labor Day 2021

MIDDLEBOURNE, WV - The Hometown Racing Association and Legendary Promoter Carl Short have made the difficult decision to postpone the 52nd Annual Hillbilly Hundred slated for Labor Day Weekend at Tyler County Speedway due to the ongoing (COVID-19) coronavirus pandemic. The reschedule date for ...

New E-911 Center Progressing

The Tyler County Commission met on Tuesday, August 11 at 9 a.m. The meeting began with the approval of the previous minutes, exonerations, and the fiduciary report.Candy Warner was the first to address the Commission, requesting permission to hold jury selection at the school so the process ...

Sistersville City Council Holds Meeting

The Sistersville City Council met on Monday, August 10 at the Sistersville Fire Hall. The meeting opened with a Sistersville resident speaking under public forum.Resident Herman Wells was present to inquire about his rights concerning dogs who allegedly tried to maul him while entering his ...

Labor Day Parade Is Planned

The Paden City Labor Day committee announced this past week that the annual parade held on Monday, September 7, along Rt. 2 beginning at the Southern end of town and proceeding to the High School, will take place once again.This years parade will be held under certain rules and guidelines as ...

A Local Love Story, Mary and Paul

Mary, what was it like growing up in Weirton? At the time, Weirton Steel was the main employer. Everything revolved around the mill. I grew up on Marland Heights. During the summers, I hung out at the Margaret Manson Weir Pool where admission was $.20 for adults and $.10 for children. I spent ...

Be Part Of The Solution: Lock Your Vehicles

A recent vehicle theft in Sistersville has left many residents with raised eyebrows and questions in their mind. Isn't Sistersville supposed to be a safe community where incidents like this never happen? It may be true years ago, doors could be left unlocked and valuables could be left ...

Confusion Surrounding Virtual School Discussed

The Tyler County Board of Education met on Monday, August 3 for a regular meeting. All members were present.The meeting began with the approval of the previous minutes, followed by the Superintendent's Report. Mr. Highley reported they have updated the students and parents regarding the reentry ...