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Letters to the Editor

Voice of the People

Dear Editor,The staff of Sistersville Elementary School wish to thank all the local businesses, PTSO parents, and PTSO volunteers for the outpour of support and appreciation during Teacher Appreciation Week, May 2nd 6th. All of the staff enjoyed the delicious food, drinks, and desserts that ...

Thank to All

Dear Editor:We are writing in regard to the outpouring of support from the community and surrounding areas on the death of my husband, Stephen Paul Glover.I do not have addresses for many of those who helped or supported my family during this time.I am so thankful and we feel extremely blessed ...

Word of Thanks

We voters are quick to criticize our political leaders when they fail to live up to their promises. We also should be as quick to praise when they use the power of their office to create positive change. Human nature being what it is, that usually doesn't happen. I hope today's letter will ...

Voice of the People

To SistersvilleThird Ward Residents,I look forward to serving on Sistersville Council as your representative beginning Monday, April 11. That service is something I take seriously, so I encourage every resident of the third ward to come to me with questions or concerns (contact information at ...

Sisters Fest Rocked!

On behalf of the entire contingent of Kelly Sisters, I would like to thank the hardworking committee for another wonderful Sisters Fest. Our group of twelve had a great time, as usual. I remarked to someone that Sisters Fest is much like the local Alumni celebration. It is unique to ...

Protect Us So That We Can Protect You

West Virginia has 419 Fire Departments that protect over 80 percent of the states population and over 90 percent of the state's area. They are required to carry Worker's Compensation coverage for their members in order to be allowed to operate. If they don't have coverage(s), they are issued a ...

Voice of the People

On Tuesday evening (Jan. 26), my husband and I picked up a small kitten on Rt. 18 that we thought was hit by a car. As it turned out, as verified by the veterinarian, the kitten had eaten rat poison. Despite our efforts, the little one died the next day. The trap that was set was of poor ...

From Bill Hughes

I have read today's newspaper (Jan.13). Mr. Layton clearly demonstrated to me the difference between amateur writers and professional reporters. My personal experience comparison is that for a number of years, many years ago, as a member of the United Steelworkers, I was their newsletter editor ...

From Thomas E. Menighan

Thanks so much for your article in the December 30 TSN about Jim Phillips! From the very start when he came to Sistersville from St. Mary's, he began making a difference in people's lives including mine. This letter is a thanks and a "tip 'o the hat" to Jim.Shortly after converting ...

BOE President Choosing Homeschool

Tyler Board of Education President Bonnie Henthorn has decided to take her two children out of the school system she was elected to represent and homeschool them. Her choice predictably has many members of the community upset. Many feel that it sends the wrong message to the community that ...