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Tyler County BOE Says Goodbye To P.J. Wells

The Tyler County Board of Education met on Monday, June 15 to thank MPLX, discuss re-entry of schools in the Fall, and say goodbye to longtime Board Member PJ Wells.Following the approval of the previous minutes, Superintendent Shane Highley presented Tina Rush, Craig Landis, and Kurt Long of ...

Resident Finds Jackpot of Four-Leaf Clovers

Considering the coronavirus, protests, riots, looting, quarantines and all the other bad news this year, one local person is certainly looking for better days ahead.May Lee Higby of Proctor Creek Road, has been spending some of her time out in her yard, and if her recent finds hold true to ...

Tyler County Schools Issues Re-Entry Update

On Friday, June 19, Superintendent Shane Highley released the following update regarding the re-entry to schools in August:All students will be provided cloth masks to wear when riding buses to and from school; there will be disposable masks available to students who forget their masks.All ...

Tyler County Schools Back to School Fair Revised

The Tyler County Back to School Fair will be delivered in a different manner for the 2020-2021 school year, due to recent events. The fair will not be held, but every student who attends school in Tyler County, pre-school through 12th grade, will receive a backpack full of school supplies on ...

Tyler County Re-Elects Weigle as Sheriff

Residents of Tyler County took to the voting polls this past week in order to cast their ballots. Primary Election Day, which was originally to take place on May 12, was held in Tyler County on Tuesday, June 9.Tyler County voting saw participation from over 60 percent of Republicans, nearly 40 ...

Sistersville Fireworks To Be Held at City Park July 5

The Sistersville City Council met on Monday, June 8. The meeting began with the approval of the previous minutes and bills.Barbara Vincent, on behalf of the Sistersville Planning Commission, reported they are planning to hold the fireworks at the Sistersville City Park on July 5. While they are ...

Questions Arise Amidst Violent Riots — Are We Prepared?

The Tyler County Commission held a regular meeting on Friday, June 12 with all members present. The meeting was called to order and began with the approval of the previous minutes, exonerations, and the fiduciary report.Joshua Fulks, E-911 director, updated the Commission about the CityNet ...

PCE Undetectable

Following months of uncertainty, Paden City Water Department reported on May 28 they had received a result of no detection of PCE in the water. This negative detection, however, comes after months of hard work and thousands of dollars spent to ensure the safety of the water source.According to ...

Bogg’s Pizza Slices Through Challenges

It is no secret that the pandemic has many small businesses struggling. Not only the businesses, but also the employees who work for them and have been laid off or had hours cut. Boggs' Pizza and Grill, however, has taken these obstacles with stride.Kim Boggs reports during the government ...

Game On: BOE Reviews Guidelines for Sports

The Tyler County Board of Education met on June 1 with all members present. Following the approval of the previous minutes, Superintendent Highley reported he had invited Tina Rush, a representative from MPLX, to be present for the meeting, but due to an emergency she was unable to be there. ...