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Amos Remembers His Family Legacy

October 7, 2015 Just a few short weeks ago Wetzel County lost one of its heroes. Perhaps many were unaware of this and only remembered Virginia M. more »»

Autumnfest Begins Friday

October 7, 2015 There will be plenty of fall fun as the 23rd annual Autumnfest will take over Wetzel County’s 4-H Grounds Oct. 9-11. Admission and parking is free for the festivities. The event will kick off 10 a.m. more »»

October Declared Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 7, 2015 At their regular Tuesday meeting, held on Sept. 29, the Wetzel County Commission signed a resolution, declaring October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month for Wetzel County. more »»

Paden City Announces Homecoming Court

October 7, 2015 The 2015 Paden City Homecoming Queen will be crowned Friday, Oct. 9 at their home game, versus Toronto. more »»

Body Camera Doubles As Cruiser Camera

September 29, 2015 The New Martinsville Police Department recently received a donation from Johnson Unlimited in the form of a body camera that doubles as a cruiser camer. more »»

Church Celebrates 125 Years

September 29, 2015 New Martinsville’s First Christian Church Disciples of Christ engaged in a weekend of celebration Sept. 26-27, in honor of its 125 years. On Saturday, Sept. more »»

Weekley Questions Policy Change

September 29, 2015 Josh Weekley questioned the Wetzel County Board of Education at their Monday, Sept. 21 meeting on changes being made to the county’s mentorship program for beginning teachers. more »»

Henries Appears On Petition to Revoke

September 29, 2015 Cynthia Louise Henries, 44, of 28 Rose Street, Lot 63N, New Martinsville, appeared in Wetzel County Circuit Court on Monday, Sept. 28 on a petition submitted to revoke her supervised probation. more »»

Man’s Burned Body Found

September 29, 2015 The West Virginia State Police are leading the investigation into a burned body found early Tuesday in Wetzel County. more »»

Wetzel Sex Case Trial Date Set

September 29, 2015 MOUNDSVILLE — After five years of court proceedings and deliberations, a Wetzel County sexual assault case is set for trial this winte. more »»

Hundred High School Implements New Schedule

September 29, 2015 One of the biggest changes for Hundred High School for the 2015-2016 school year has involved a new schedule. more »»

Long Drain Provides Board With Update

September 29, 2015 Principal Paul Huston of Long Drain Elementary School provided the Wetzel County Board of Education with an update of happenings at the elementary school at the Sept. 21 meetin. more »»

Wetzel Board Stands Firm

September 23, 2015 Members of the Wetzel County Board of Education on Monday reiterated their stance to not take action in regard to the school placement of Wetzel County special needs student. more »»

Williams Embarks On New Experience

September 23, 2015 Leatha Williams, superintendent of Wetzel County Schools,’ describes her new venture as “the experience of a lifetime” so far. “I’ve absolutely loved becoming integrated into Wetzel County Schools. more »»

Local Families Share Stories of Childhood Cancer

September 23, 2015 September is Childhood Cancer Awareness month. The word “cancer” is one that no one ever wants to hear describe a loved one, especially when it describes their own child. more »»

Historian to Speak On ‘Floating Capitol”

September 23, 2015 A Sesquicentennial Speakers Bureau program will be presented at 7 p.m. on Sept. 24 at West Virginia Northern Community College located at 141 Main Street in New Martinsville when D. more »»

Hundred FFA Rising to the Top

September 23, 2015 In the past few months, Hundred FFA has showed how their hard work is paying off. On June 2-3 members traveled to Morgantown to participate in the annual Career Development Events. more »»

Norris To Serve Probation

September 23, 2015 Joseph Kipling Norris, 31, of 362 Madison Rd., New Martinsville, was sentenced Friday, Sept. 11, by Judge David W. Hummel, to one to five years in prison for failing to appear on felony bail. more »»

Several Enter Not Guilty Pleas

September 23, 2015 Several defendants indicted by the September 2015 grand jury entered not guilty pleas before Judge David W. Hummel on Friday, Sept. 11 in Wetzel County Circuit Court. more »»

Cozart Dishes on Animal Shelter

September 23, 2015 Rosy Cozart of the Wetzel County Animal Shelter provided the Wetzel County Commission with an update regarding the shelter at the commission’s regular Sept. 14 meeting. more »»

Wall of Honor Rededicated

September 16, 2015 Despite the cold, many still turned out for the re-dedication of the Wetzel County Wall of Honor on Saturday, Sept. 12, held by the American Legion Marne Post #28. more »»


SHIP Counseling October 7, 2015

New to Medicare? Have questions about Medicare and related subjects? The Wetzel County Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP) counselor is at the New Martinsville Senior Center every Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call the senior center at 304-455-3220 to schedule an appointment. more »

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