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Finances addressed at committee meeting

It was stated during a Finance Committee meeting on Monday that Sistersville Council has been approving budgets which have not been properly calculating on the city's CSSI accounting system."The program needs work," said Councilman Mark Klages, who joined the finance committee following his ...

Three defendants plead guilty, are sentenced

Three defendants pleaded guilty and received punishments from Judge Mark A. Karl in Tyler County Circuit Court Thursday.Maverick Stewart, 21, of 243 N. Wells St., Sistersville, pleaded guilty to counts three and six of his six-count indictment handed down by the October Tyler County grand ...

Defendants waive right to have a speedy trial

Defendants waived their rights to a speedy trial during proceedings in Tyler County Circuit Court Thursday.Daniel S. Finley, 25, of 201 Dodd St., Lot 4, Middlebourne, was present in court on Thursday alongside his attorney, Brent Clyburn, for a status hearing on his case. Finley is charged with ...

Commission votes to maintain positions

At its Jan. 14 meeting, the Tyler County Commission unanimously voted to keep John Stender as president and Eric Vincent as vice president; Charles "Pork" Smith maintains the title of commissioner. They will remain in these positions for another year, while also serving on the same ...

Sistersville’s Fourth Ward is open

Mayor Ann Doig reported at the Jan. 13 Sistersville Council meeting that Fourth Ward Councilman Colin Marrin has entered his letter of resignation.Leaving his seat will open both positions in Sistersville's Fourth Ward. The other seat was vacated by former Councilman Bill Schleier, whose ...

Funds needed to support PC Pool

For nearly 50 years, Paden City residents of all ages and visitors alike have enjoyed cooling off on hot summer days in the town's swimming pool.The pool, located in the William Ford Park overlooking the Ohio River, was constructed in the mid-1960's and, like pools in many small towns, funded ...

Lisby Pad closes for investigation

The Department of Environmental Protection has issued a violation to Jay-Bee Oil and Gas in connection with a Jan. 2 incident at the Lisby Pad located on Big Run, Tyler County.Last week it was reported by the Cairo, W.Va.,-based Jay-Bee Oil and Gas that the spill was contained within a dike ...

Council appoints interim recorder

BY ALEX KINGStaff WriterAt a special meeting on Jan. 7, Sistersville Council unanimously voted to appoint Paden City resident Brenda Weekly as interim recorder. Weekly will complete the unfinished appointment of former Recorder Julie Schleier, whose resignation letter was accepted at the Dec. ...

LEPC focuses on mass communication and public information

BY ALEX KINGStaff WriterTyler County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) members gathered on Jan. 9 for their first meeting of 2014, a year in which their primary focus will be Mass (Public) Notification.LEPC Co-chair and Office of Emergency Management (OEM) Director Tom Cooper discussed ...

Bicentennial will inspire a book

At its Jan. 9 public meeting, the Tyler County Planning Commission (TCPC) determined to compose a book in honor of the county's 200th birthday, which will remain a large part of their focus throughout 2014.This publication will consist of historic materials and photos submitted to them, the ...