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The First Day Of Autumn

The National Weather Service is predicting a colder and wetter winter than usual, and the old farmers almanac says it’s going to be a cold and snowy winter in West Virginia. Yesterday was summer and today is the first day of Autumn or fall as we most know it. And as we often hear it’s ...

A Labor Day Tradition

For the past 73 years, folks in the small town of Paden City have been celebrating Labor Day with the largest parade in the state; this year was no different. Although the parade route basically remains the same, traveling from the South end of town and going North along Rt. 2 to the high ...

Growing Old With Security

Social Security is a Government run savings and insurance program you get the joy of paying into your entire working life, but leaves you wondering the entire time if it will be there for you when you become disabled or retire. People throughout all of human history have faced uncertainties ...

Repairing Our Community

Where are the best places to live and raise families? Everyday social media posts indicate people are not totally satisfied no matter where they live. Arguments about which states provide the best atmosphere for retirees or young people raising families, include everything from climate change, ...

Letters to the Editor | VIEW ALL

Paden City Garden Club

The Paden City Garden Club thanks all the businesses and individuals who donated items or gift cards for our Basket Raffle fundraiser over Labor Day. We are very grateful and appreciative of their support. Those who donated were: Auto Related, Barth’s Florist, Nails by Bernadette, Phillips ...

Give Cubs a Chance

Editor, Tyler Star News A petition to: The WV Division of Natural Resources to stop the spring and summer chasing of WV black bear with packs of dogs. “Did you know that the WV Division of Natural Resources allows resident bear hunters to use packs of dogs to chase bear year round? Sows and ...

Letter to the Editor – Beulah Talkington

Dear Editor, Thanks to Chuck Clegg for his story of “The Perfect Season.” I remember some of it vividly. The summer of 1961 was very stressful with my husband on strike from PPG. It was a real struggle to pay the house payment and utility bills. Not knowing how long the strike would ...

Burton CEOS

Bringing an end to 85 years of continuous service to the community, the current members of Burton CEOS have decided to disband the organization. Eight women formed the first Farm Women’s Club in Wetzel County in 1936. At that time, members concentrated on home improvement, including ...