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BOE approves measures at regular meeting

The regular meeting of the Tyler County Board of Education was held Thursday at the board office in Tyler Consolidated High School. The meeting was called to order by board President Linda Hoover. All board members were present, with the exception of Jimmy Wyatt who was present via phone.Under ...

Walker threatens lawsuit at Sistersville Council meeting

Grievances with city officials were expressed at the Nov. 12 Sistersville Council meeting."Another lawsuit is coming," said Sistersville resident Mark Walker after explaining a situation which he said involved Councilman Bill Schleier."I would like to know why it is that certain people, namely ...

Sistersville’s Third Ward remains unrepresented

"It's not going to kill us (to wait) for one more month," said Mayor Ann Doig at the Oct. 15 Sistersville Council meeting, regarding when to appoint residents to fill the two vacant council seats in the Third Ward. She explained that she wanted to be fair and allow those interested in the open ...

Boor sentenced to one to five years

Zachary S. Boor, 23, of Middlebourne, was sentenced in Tyler County Circuit Court Thursday to his original punishment of one to five years in the West Virginia Penitentiary for Men.This came after he freely admitted in court on Nov. 7 to violating the terms of his probation. Boor was placed on ...

Commission discusses possibility of forming an ambulance board

Katy Wells of Middlebourne EMS was present at the Nov. 12 Tyler County Commission meeting to discuss the potential formation of an Ambulance Advisory Board.Wells said the county commission is in charge of making sure it has an ambulance service available and any authority would answer to the ...

Sistersville Council meets at City Hall

At the Nov. 12 meeting, Sistersville Council voted to choose a new location for their next regular meeting. "Are we going to do this again next month, or are we going to move the meeting to the fire hall so people don't have to stand?" asked Councilman Bill Rice, regarding a number of residents ...

Veterans Day Service

Veterans Day services were held in Sistersville at the Veterans Memorial Park on Monday at 11 a.m. Guest speaker, Rick LeMasters, spoke to the small crowd gathered of the importance of honoring those who left home to serve their country. LeMasters commended the community for remembering the ...

Middlebourne EMS holds Open House for new ambulance

Middlebourne EMS recently held an Open House to say thank you to those individuals and businesses who made donations for their new ambulance and to invite the community to see and tour it. Middlebourne EMS Unit #1 typically responds to over 400 requests for medical service and aid each ...

Moffit sentenced one to 10 years in pen

Coy L. Moffit II, of Sistersville, was sentenced to one to 10 years in the West Virginia Penitentiary for Men on Thursday in Tyler County Circuit Court by Judge Mark A. Karl.Moffit, who earlier this year was indicted on various charges in Tyler County, pleaded guilty to stealing $2,600 from his ...

LEPC continues its preparedness projects

Tables were filled at the Nov. 7 Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) meeting, where discussion focused on emergency preparation projects. LEPC meetings, held at 9 a.m. in the Sistersville Fire Hall, are generally slated for the first Thursday of every month. Breakfast is prepared by the ...