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3,2,1, Happy New Year Tyler County

This Thursday at midnight, the count down to a new year will echo around the globe. It is the time when we watch as the New Year moves around the world from time zone to time zone. On television you can watch as the island nations of Samoa, Tonga and Kiribati in the south Pacific are the ...

Edith Celebrates Christmas

Edith Taylor dropped by today to wish everyone a Merry Christmas. In her own words Edith said,” I don’t say happy holidays, I say Merry Christmas, because of the baby Jesus.” Well we are glad she does and we extend a “Very Merry Christmas” right back at her. She’s one of ...

Here Comes Santa Claus

For more than 30 years Martin Parish, school bus driver for Tyler County Schools, has listened to wish lists and spread holiday cheer throughout Sistersville and surrounding communities as he portrays Santa Claus. Although this year has definitely been different with the pandemic, Santa was ...

SANTA ALERT!!! Thursday, Dec. 24

We at the Paden City Volunteer Fire Company would love nothing more than to continue our Christmas Eve tradition of Santa making his rounds through the streets of Paden City and then visiting with each child at the fire station. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, we will have to make some changes ...

A Holiday Walk Down Main Street in Paden City

The citizens of Paden City don’t need to travel far to get in the holiday spirit. As far as decorations are concerned the city’s Main Street surely offers enough to help anyone feel the joy of the season and forget some of the troubles of the year. Volunteers of the Paden City Museum have ...

50 Year Anniversary of Fire in Sistersville

It has been 50 years since tragedy struck Sistersville in the middle of the night in the early hours of Tuesday, December 8, 1970. At 1:10 a.m. Patrolman Glen Hayes of the Sistersville Police Department sounded the first alarm when he discovered fire in Starcher’s Furniture Co. building on ...

A Diamond In the Rough

In these days of uncertainty when many of our sports are postponed or being played with limited audiences, I think it’s important to shine a light on the game that has held up under Corona Virus. Golf. It is the one sport that offers an outside venue, is non-contact and features small groups ...

Sistersville Lions Club ­— We Serve

Lions Clubs International was founded in 1917 by Melvin Jones from Chicago, IL. Jones’s vision was to form humanitarian clubs dedicated to helping local communities across the United States. Over the last 100 years, clubs have expanded internationally and today can be found in over 200 ...

Olive Branch & Friends Shop/Sistersville Treasures Open Doors

A grand opening was held on Dec 1, 2020 for the new location of the The Olive Branch and Friends Shop and Sistersville Treasures at 715 Wells Street, Sistersville. Linda Henriksen and Vickie Folden welcomed shoppers and guests with complimentary refreshments and smiles to the new store with ...

New Water Lines Being Installed in Sistersville

Water Line construction has begun linking Sistersville water to the Friendly Public Service Department. The current plans are for the lines to run from the new booster station, located south of town, to the water storage tank located on Cemetery Hill with projected completion in six months ...