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State Senate Candidates Take the Stage

October 26, 2016 NEW MARTINSVILLE – Education, jobs and West Virginia’s drug abuse and budget crises took center stage as the three candidates seeking a 2nd District state Senate seat debated Monday night at West... more »»

Chili Fest To Heat Up New Martinsville

October 26, 2016 The chillier and dreary days of autumn will be upon us, but Main Street, New Martinsville is sure to be warm Oct. more »»

Hundred High School Hornets To Crown King and Queen

October 26, 2016 ­The Hundred High School Hornets will crown their homecoming King and Queen on Oct. 28 during the half-time ceremony of the Hundred Hornet vs. Montcalm Generals football game. more »»

Several Attend Candidates Forum

October 26, 2016 Several state and county candidates for office let their voices be heard at a special “Meet the Candidates” forum held at the Paden City Development Authority building on Monday, Oct. 17. more »»

Mayor Warns Against Insurance Scam

October 26, 2016 Paden City Mayor Joel Davis is reaching out to warn area residents of scams after Thursday’s severe weather. more »»

Commission Approves Fish Creek Stream Access

October 26, 2016 The Wetzel County Commissioners recently discussed supplying the Army Corps of Engineers a permit to install a stream access located at the Wetzel County 4-H grounds. more »»

Gabriel Project, NMPD To Hold “Stuff the Cruiser” Drive

October 26, 2016 The New Martinsville Police Department is teaming up with the Wetzel Gabriel Project to host a “Stuff the Cruiser” children’s items donation drive. The event will be held on Wednesday, Nov. more »»

Smithfield Area Without Phones

October 24, 2016 The Smithfield area is currently without phone service. It was reported that a tree fell on a power line, which in turn started a fire -- causing a major phone outage in Smithfield. more »»

Mutt Strut Happens Oct. 29

October 20, 2016 The Wetzel County Animal Shelter Supporters, Inc. will be having its 14th, and last, Mutt Strut on Oct. 2. more »»

State Senate Candidates Agree to Debate

October 19, 2016 The three candidates for a state Senate seat representing West Virginia’s 2nd District will go on the record about a variety of issues facing the Mountain State before an audience of their... more »»

Corrosion, Cracks Contribute to Chlorine Leak

October 19, 2016 NEW MARTINSVILLE — Federal investigators discovered corrosion and pre-existing cracks in a railcar that leaked thousands of gallons of chlorine, which led to hundreds of evacuations in Marshall,... more »»

WCH Partners With WVU Medicine/Health System

October 19, 2016 MORGANTOWN, W. Va. more »»

Queen To Be Crowned Oct. 21

October 19, 2016 Valley High School will crown its homecoming queen on Oct. 21 during pre-game ceremonies, at 7 pm. The game time is 7:30 p.m. when Valley will take on Doddridge. more »»

Jury Declares Jeremy Derby Not Guilty

October 12, 2016 Jeremy Seth Derby, 34, was acquitted of eight sexually-based offenses on Tuesday, Oct. 4, after approximately an hour of deliberations by a jury of his peers. more »»

Plea Agreement Reached in Wetzel County Ponzi Scheme

October 12, 2016 WHEELING – Federal prosecutors and the owner of the now-defunct Budget Finance Co. have reached a plea agreement connected to what U.S. more »»

Queens To Be Crowned

October 12, 2016 Alayna Cline, Kristen Massey, Bailey Estep, Taylor Ludewig and Emily Shank have each been selected as a candidate for Magnolia HIgh School’s 2016 Homecoming Queen. more »»

County Commission Discusses Road Slippage

October 12, 2016 Wetzel County Commission recently met to view a presentation by Matthew Brake, who is a mechanical engineer representing Swiss Valley Associates. more »»

Paden City Fall Fest Promises Applebutter Made by Ex-Mayor

October 12, 2016 Fall Fest is around the corner, so make plans to taste apple butter and more. The festival takes place between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Oct. 15 at the city par. more »»

HHS, LDS Give Updates To Board

October 12, 2016 At its Monday, Sept. 19 meeting, the Wetzel County Board of Education listened to reports on state assessment results for Long Drain School and Hundred High School. more »»

PCES Reports on 2015-16 School Year

October 12, 2016 Paden City Elementary School’s students fared well, compared to their peers throughout the county and state, on the Reading/Language Arts portion of the state’s Smarter Balance Assessment. more »»

Time Capsule Is Sealed

October 5, 2016 Last Saturday evening under perfect conditions as the Wetzel County Time Capsule was sealed for the next century. more »»


Center Rental October 28, 2016

The Paden City Senior Center is available for rental at $10 per hour. The center has room for 40 people and offer use of stove, microwave, and refrigerator. The center is open on Fridays from 8 a.m. until 10 a.m. more »

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