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Town and Country Pageant Winners

August 17, 2016 Shown is the 2016 Town and Country Days royalty, with Miss Town and Country Days Breanna Jean Pekula (center, in red), daughter of Mike and Shellie Pekula of Proctor. more »»

Toman Looks Forward To New School Year

August 17, 2016 Wetzel County’s new superintendent, Ed Toman, appears to know no strangers. Of course, this could be attributed to the fact that Toman, himself, hails from the Ohio Valley. more »»

Ekanem Heads To Duke

August 17, 2016 Next week Amika Ekanem, of New Martinsville, will head to North Carolina where she will begin the next chapter of her life — college. more »»

Pedal Power Poker Run Set for Sunday

August 17, 2016 The second annual Pedal Power Poker Run will be held Sunday, Aug. 21 at Bruce Park. The non-timed event will begin at 2 p.m. with registration at 1 p.m. more »»

Valley Praise Fest on Tap

August 17, 2016 The hills will be alive with praise and worship Saturday, Aug. 20 as the seventh annual Valley Praise Fest is held in Reader, W.Va. The free musical festival will be held 1-9 p.m. more »»

Town and Country Days Begins Monday

August 10, 2016 Wetzel County’s youth may start back to school come Aug. more »»

Six Vie for Title of Miss T&C Days

August 10, 2016 Six young ladies from Wetzel County will vie for the title of Miss Town and Country Days on Monday, Aug. 15. The pageant will be held on the main stage at the Wetzel County 4-H grounds. more »»

Wetzel, Tyler Papers Earn Press Awards

August 10, 2016 The Wetzel Chronicle and Tyler Star News newspapers received several awards at the West Virginia Press Association’s 2016 Better Newspaper Contest, held Friday and Saturday at Lakeview Resort and... more »»

Council Receives LGBT Fairness Presentation

August 10, 2016 New Martinsville City Council was given a presentation on LGBT (Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender) rights at its Monday, Aug. 1 meetin. more »»

Shelter To Get Updated

August 10, 2016 The Wetzel County Animal Shelter has some much-needed improvements in its future. At the Wetzel County Commission meeting, held Tuesday, Aug. more »»

Hundred Pool Receives Much-Needed Attention

August 3, 2016 The Hundred community has a pool to be proud of, thanks to some generous donations, manual labor, and volunteerism from within its community. more »»

Fire Destroys Home

August 3, 2016 There was a structure fire on Friday July 29th located just behind Joe’s Tire in New Martinsville. New Martinsville Volunteer Fire Department was the first to arrive on scene to put out the fire. more »»

Commission Denies Tax Break to Statoil

August 3, 2016 At its Tuesday, July 26 meeting, the Wetzel County Commission denied Statoil’s request of $1,640,104.32 that it claims it overpaid the county in property tax. more »»

Needhams to Play Senior Picnic

August 3, 2016 Area senior citizens will gather for a time of fellowship and fun at the Mollohan Center when Senior Citizens Day is held at Town and Country Days on Thursday, Aug. 18. more »»

Mensore To Hold Concert On Thursday

August 3, 2016 John J. Mensore, a familiar face to valley residents, will once again take the stage at ArtsLink’s Coffeehouse Series concert on Thursday, Aug. more »»

Prayer Vigil Held For Local Police Officers

July 27, 2016 A prayer vigil was held Friday evening at Paden City park to give thanks and honor the area counties’ local police officers. more »»

Quinn Pleads Guilty

July 27, 2016 NEW MARTINSVILLE — A Paden City woman originally charged with murder pleaded guilty Wednesday to a lesser charge of voluntary manslaughter. Jessica Quinn, 36, of 114 S. Third Ave. more »»

Beloved Police K-9 Mauser Dies at Home

July 27, 2016 SISTERSVILLE — One man’s best friend has gone to doggy heaven. Police Chief Rob Haught’s trusty companion, Mauser, died in his sleep July 14 at home. more »»

Commission Discusses Gabriel Project, RegattaFest

July 27, 2016 Several clients have signed up for assistance from the area's new Gabriel Project location, according to Linda Barth of the organizatio. more »»

First Responder Fundraiser Nets $1,800

July 20, 2016 New Martinsville’s 7-Eleven, in coordination with several other entities, held a cookout fundraiser July 11 for the area’s “Shop With A First Responder. more »»

Quinn Pleads to Manslaughter

July 20, 2016 A Paden City woman, formerly charged with murder, pleaded guilty Wednesday, July 20 to the lesser included offense of voluntary manslaughter. more »»


TOPS Meeting August 23, 2016

The TOPS WV #236 of New Martinsville meets on every Tuesday evening at the St. Vincent De Paul Church classroom building on Rosary Road. Weigh-ins begin at 5 p.m. and the meetings starting at 6 p.m. For more information call (304) 455-5278. more »

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