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Water project progresses

According to Sistersville's Water Board Chairman, Allan Maxwell, the contractor working on the water project is making good progress. "We have an excellent contractor," he remarked.The only issues they have run into so far has been locating the sewer line for Sistersville Elemenrary School, ...

Sidenstricker, Rice sworn in

Two new council members joined the ranks in Sistersville on Monday evening as Mayor Dave Fox officially swore in Bill Rice and Joleen Sidenstricker.Rice will represent the 2nd ward and Sidenstricker the 4th ward. Ann Doig was also sworn in to serve the 3rd ward for a four year term.Water Board ...

McBee aids crew

While most local residents could only watch and pray during the mine tragedy last week in Raleigh County, Wetzel/Tyler County Medical Examiner Carla McBee was lending her services to the effort.The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Charleston had called in three of the state's mostsenior ...

Koerber wins award

All board members were present at the Tyler County Board of Education meeting held on Monday, April 12.Darlene Koerber was recently selected as the National Physical Education Teacher of the Year from the Mid West District. Koerber is the second teacher in the county selected for this honor in ...

They believe!

"Wetzel County needs more schools like Paden City High School, not less," commented Rodney McWilliams, president of the Paden City Foundation, during a public hearing held on March 25.The purpose of the gathering was to save Paden City High School from possible closure as called for in the ...

Air Evac expands its coverage area

Air Evac Lifeteam, an independently-owned air ambulance provider, has expanded its service area in northern West Virginia with the opening of a base in Wetzel County. The base is housed on the grounds of the Wetzel County Hospital (3 E. Benjamin Drive, New Martinsville).The Wetzel County base ...

Davis breaks down the budget

By HEATHER SMITHStaff WriterThe Tyler County Board of Education met to review the findings from the budget workshop on Monday evening.Jeff Davis, treasurer for the board, gave a slide show presentation.Under the current expense fund, the proposed revenue for 2010-11 school year is expected to ...

Annual FFA sale held

It was time once again for the Ham and Bacon Sale. The 60th Annual Tyler County Ham, Bacon, Egg Show and Sale took place on Thursday evening March 11. With a full house, pre-bidding started at 6:30 p.m. and auction started at 7 p.m. Kelly Flesher won Grand Champion with her ham weighing in at ...

Richie to perform at Lincoln Theater

The Sound of Music is the true story of the famous VonTrapp family singers who fled Austria during the Nazi invasion of Europe and established themselves in America. Captain Georg VonTrapp, father of the family singers, will be played by Isaiah Richie in the Lincoln Theater production.Richie, ...

Fire leaves woman without a home

An early morning fire about a mile and a half on Wick Road, left a Middlebourne woman without a place to call home. The fire started sometime in the early morning hours on Tuesday, March 9.Mary Smith Bennett, owner of the trailer, said she was not at home at the time when the fire started.The ...