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Community pride

September 19, 2012 As high school marching bands, community organizations and other invited guests made their way down Well Street Saturday as part of the Oil and Gas Festival parade, one sound stuck out above the... more »»

Showing support

September 19, 2012 Often times, human nature makes us reactive rather than proactive. However, it is how we respond to adversity that shows what we are made of. more »»

Defining heroes

September 13, 2012 Tuesday marked the 11th anniversary of the September 11, 2011 attacks that resulted in the deaths of thousands in New York City, Washington, D.C. and Somerset County, Pa. more »»

A new boom

September 13, 2012 Even as industry changes in the county, Sistersville’s oil and gas history is ever present. From the oil rigs displaying the “Welcome to Sistersville WV” sign off W.Va. more »»

Raising the academic bar

September 5, 2012 Overall, schools in the Northern Panhandle faired well in making adequate yearly progress for the 2011-12 school year, with just 20 of the region’s 55 schools failing to obtain that mark. more »»

No message is worth a life

August 29, 2012 While many of us are guilty of it, driving while talking on or sending a text message from a cellular device is a serious matter. more »»

Safety for safety’s sake

August 22, 2012 Riding the school bus has proven to be the safest way to get our children to school each da. more »»

Going back to school

August 8, 2012 It's school time again! Students may be feeling excited and maybe a little sad that summer is over. (Parents, you may be feeling the opposite. more »»

Keep it professional

August 1, 2012 Professionalism in the workplace is vital when performing any job. more »»

Get involved. Get ready.

July 26, 2012 September is National Preparedness Month, and in anticipation of the observance the national Ready Campaign encourages everyone to get involved and get ready. more »»

Paying It Forward

July 18, 2012 The Zachary Taylor Trust Fund was created in 2011 when 17-year-old Zachary Taylor of New Martinsville was preparing for his own funeral. more »»

Thank you, Tyler County

July 11, 2012 Under normal circumstances, the lack of utilities is the catalyst for an uncomfortable situation. more »»

Small business saves the day

July 3, 2012 The storm that hit on Friday night just before dusk left more than two million people without electricity, including every local municipality. more »»

Did You Miss The Party?

June 27, 2012 We all juggle busy schedules this time of year, but when important dates come around it’s imperative that we pause and show respect where it’s du. more »»

We are West Virginians

June 20, 2012 Today is West Virginia Day! What does it mean to be a West Virginian? We are a rural population. We are a friendly and helpful people. We are realist. more »»

It’s Nothing Personal

June 13, 2012 Generally speaking, reporters are not your friend or your enemy. They simply have a job to do. Journalists are either welcomed with open arms, or fought off with a ten-foot-pole. more »»

Rain or Shine

June 6, 2012 Cancer is no respecter of persons. It shows up most often when we least expect it, and disrupts our lives in every way possible. more »»

Make A Difference

May 30, 2012 When a disease as devastating as cancer comes into your life, the threat is real, frightening and oftentimes isolating. more »»

The brave never die

May 23, 2012 May is a busy time around the Tyler Star News office, as proms, graduation ceremonies, sporting events, and Alumni festivities keep our cameras flashing and our fingers stiff from typing. more »»

Felonious Candidacy?

May 16, 2012 West Virginia made national headlines last week after Keith Judd, a convicted felon serving a 17 1/2-year prison sentence for extortion at the Federal Correctional Institution in Texarkana, Texas,... more »»



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