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Welcoming New Businesses

We look to welcome a new business to the Riverside Village Plaza in the near future. A sign posted at the plaza announces a Burkes Outlet will be coming soon. It’s good to see the anchor location at the shopping center filled rather quickly than sit empty. Burkes Outlet will be in the ...

The Voice of the People – Letter to the Editor

To the Editor, A second meeting of patriots who wish to advocate for constitutional rights and greater local control is planned for Thursday, May 6 at 6 p.m. This time it will take place in the Sistersville Public Library. Concerned members of the community are welcome, and any questions can ...

Forensic Audits – Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, One of the most transparent, forensic audits is happening in Maricopa County, Arizona. It’s historical and if you have been paying attention, you know the State Senators of Arizona have done the right thing under their state constitution as they have every right to. The ...

The Passing of Paden City Mayor

Paden City lost a good man last week with the passing of Mayor Marc “Rick” Casteel. He was a proud Paden City resident, who grew up in the community and attended Paden City schools. Rick had a passion for Paden City and just last June was elected Mayor of the town. He was very proud ...

History of The New Martinsville Library

It is known history records the first library was constructed seven centuries before the birth of Christ. It was located in modern day Iraq. The ancient library was the site of 30,000 cuneiform writings. The stone tablets were arranged according to information on many different subjects. Back ...

What to do if you get Anxiety!

Just remember anxiety is a perfectly normal and a natural part of being a human. There will always be times when you’re nervous or worried. It happens to everyone, some can handle it even when it turns into something that never goes away, others can’t. What causes anxiety and what do you ...

Letter to the Editor, from Ceci Edgell

Dear Editor, We, the reunion committee for Magnolia High School Class of 1971, are so happy to announce plans to celebrate the 50 anniversary of our graduation! Barring any unforeseen statewide cancellations, we have three events scheduled for July 30 and 31, 2021 in New Martinsville. What ...

Through the Lens: Damsel in Distress

Once upon a time when you heard the phrase, damsel in distress, you probably thought of a gallant knight in shining armor rescuing a maiden from the evil dark knight. Maybe even a Princess guarded by a great dragon preventing her from marrying the handsome prince. Or maybe you think of Robin ...

Letter to the Editor from Donald Moskowitz

Dear Editor, In contrast to many countries, the United States, with its prevalence of schools and opportunities for all people, and due to its diversity and openness, boasts a broad spectrum of educated, intelligent and successful citizens in all disciplines who represent our entire ...

Letter to the Editor, by A. Lloyd King

To the Editor, A meeting is planned at The Fort restaurant on Wells Street in Sistersville for Thursday, April 22 at 6:30 p.m. This meeting welcomes anyone who is concerned about the future of our constitutional rights and willing to advocate for them. While we are seeking those eager to work ...