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Let Your Voice Be Heard

September 29, 2011 “People often say that, in a democracy, decisions are made by a majority of the people.  Of course, that is not true. more »»

Another animal tragedy

September 21, 2011 A small, gray kitten that was badly burned by a pair of young boys in late August has found a happy ending and a forever home thanks to the Olive Branch, a good samaritan and an animal lover. more »»

Inspiring Acts of Patriotism

September 14, 2011 On Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, residents in Tyler County and the surrounding area came together to honor the fallen and recognize heroes from our community. more »»

A Total Lack of Class

September 7, 2011 This past weekend, Tyler County was the setting of unbelievable, unimaginable acts of heinous behavior. Yes, Tyler County. . .the rumors are true. more »»

A Plea for the Pioneers

August 31, 2011 Recently, the Tyler Star News joined forces with a descendant of Sistersville’s founding family to spark interest in preserving the resting place of the pioneers of the are. more »»

Defiling the “Field of Flags”

August 24, 2011 Twelve miles north of Sistersville, rows of red, white and blue, steeped in symbolism, drift carefree in the wind along W.Va. 2. more »»

A Dangerous Trend

August 17, 2011 The images of the kitten we received from the Olive Branch Animal Rescue and Refuge this week were not only heart-wrenching, they were frightening. more »»

Banning The Ban

August 10, 2011 Elected officials in New Martinsville thought they were doing a good thing when they banned Marcellus shale gas drilling within city limit. more »»

Partnering for a good cause

August 3, 2011 The Sistersville Lion’s Club is asking the community to join them to help fill backpacks for approximately 93 students at Sistersville Elementary for the upcoming school year. more »»

Mission ‘Possible’

July 27, 2011 Several weeks ago, a flag fund was designated by the VFW Ladies Auxiliary in an effort to ensure that every pole in Sistersville had a flag on it for Veterans Day and all future flag holidays. more »»

Letters from a grateful heart

July 20, 2011 It’s great to live in a community where neighbors help each other; benefits are held for those in need of financial and emotional support; churches give clothing, food and assistance to those who... more »»

Saving A Local Treasure

July 13, 2011 The Sistersville Ferry carries the distinction of being the oldest ferry in continuous operation on a section of river called the Long Reach, notably one of the Ohio’s rare straight sections,... more »»

Ladies and gentlemen of the jury

July 6, 2011 Jury service is an important civic and community duty. Through service on a jury, citizens have a direct hand in the administration of justice. more »»

Can You Spare $1?

June 30, 2011 On a farm, not too far removed from where most of us reside, there is a population 185 strong — and growing. Most of them have been abused and neglected. more »»

Honoring Everyone

June 22, 2011 Recently, Sistersville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6327 Ladies Auxilary established a fund to purchase flags for the City of Sistersville. more »»

The Gift of Your Presence

June 15, 2011 “Any fellow can make a baby — but it takes a father to make a son or daughter.” If that’s not already in ‘Bartlett’s Quotations,’ it should be. more »»

Flag Fund is Designated

June 8, 2011 It was brought to our attention by Ann Doig that there were no flags flying in Sistersville over Memorial Weekend. Apparently, the flags were in such poor condition, flying them was impossible. more »»

Help Light Up the Night

June 1, 2011 We are in need of your help. more »»

Into the great wide open

May 25, 2011 To the graduates: Here are some wise words to take with you as you venture forth into the Great Wide Open: Some of the world’s greatest feats were... more »»

A Common Goal

May 18, 2011 Regardless of which end of the county we call our home; what high school we give our allegiance to; where we were born or raised; or what civic group receives our time and devotion — each citizen i... more »»



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