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Concern Put Into Action

December 17, 2014 We were stunned, but in a good way, recently when a reader from outside of the area sent in too much for their subscription renewal. With the check the reader sent a very nice letter. more »»

Small Towns Live

December 10, 2014 We recently heard of a college course that explored the death of small towns. The class’s text asserted that the American small town no longer exists. We beg to differ. more »»

Kind Hearts

December 3, 2014 We know one thing for sure -- you all have kind hearts. We have seen it time and again. You help your fellow man at every chance. We see it particularly when troubles and tragedy strike. more »»

Shop Small

November 26, 2014 You know Thanksgiving and Black Friday, but do you recall the day you’re supposed to “Shop Small”? This Saturday is what has become known as Small Business Saturday. more »»

God Bless Our Veterans

November 12, 2014 It’s always difficult to find the words to adequately express our thankfulness for our men and women in uniform—the protectors of this great nation of ours. more »»

A Strong Stance

November 5, 2014 We applaud the Wetzel County Board of Education and Board President Mike Blair for taking the initiative to help fight the war of drug addiction that has slowly, but surely, made its way to this... more »»

Meth = Death

October 29, 2014 It may sound trite or silly, but the saying is true. Not only can the all-too-popular drug methamphetamine mean a physical death to a user, but it can bring death in so many other ways as well. more »»

For The Amendment

October 22, 2014 We believe the amendment to the West Virginia Constitution that is on the general election ballot is a good thing. more »»

Election Season

October 15, 2014 As most all of us can only be infinitely aware, the general election is quickly approaching. more »»

Graduation With Promise

October 8, 2014 We could not have been happier Friday when we were able to witness the graduation of one of Wetzel County’s Drug Court participants. more »»

U.S. Senate candidates agree to Oct. 7 debate

October 1, 2014 Residents across West Virginia can compare the positions of Secretary of State Natalie Tennant and Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito on key election issues when the two debate on Oc. more »»

Homegrown Fun

September 24, 2014 We probably sound like a broken record, but there really is no need to venture far to find a good time. more »»

‘The Great Satan’

September 10, 2014 There is a scourge across the land. It plays no favorites. It is no respecter of persons or places. “The Great Satan”, as Chelsea Briggs’ step-father called it, is the plague of illegal drug. more »»

Double XL Ego?

September 3, 2014 A few hours before Keith Anderson took the stage at the Paden City Labor Day Celebration Sunday night, his soundman reportedly kicked local favorite Days Later off the stage before they had... more »»

Much Ado About Water

August 27, 2014 Over the past several days there has been much talk about the State of West Virginia advertising for offers to lease the mineral resources under the Ohio River in sections of Wetzel, Marshall, and... more »»

A Sometimes Fatal Illness

August 20, 2014 “While I kept things to myself, I felt weak deep inside me.” —Psalm 32:3 We are always shocked when we hear that someone has committed suicide. more »»

Can’t Live Without Them

July 30, 2014 Where would we be without first responders? We hate to imagine. We need them more often that we’d like. more »»

Hope Still Remains

July 23, 2014 It didn’t escape our attention that the front page this week seems to contain its fair share of bad news. more »»

Should Not Have Happened

July 16, 2014 We were in shock Tuesday when defendant John Michael Howell spit on Wetzel County Prosecutor Timothy Haught. The event never should have happened. more »»

Detachment Is Necessary

July 9, 2014 We were shocked last week to hear the news that there had been talk of closing Hundred’s State Police detachment. We could not fathom how anyone would think this is a good ide. more »»

 
 

Donations Needed December 18, 2014

The Wetzel County Family Resource Network is seeking donations of good, used clothing, shoes, and accessories of any size, material, curtains, bed linens, toys and books, and housewares. Items can be dropped off at the Lewis Wetzel Family Center on Dec. 16, 17, and 18 between the hours of 8 a.m. more »

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