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The Dangers of Drinking and Driving

May 6, 2015 For area high school seniors, it is now prom and graduation season, important milestones that very often include celebration. more »»

Heroin Stamps Found at 7-11

May 6, 2015 A Facebook post via the New Martinsville Police Department struck both a note of humor and sadness on Monday morning. more »»

Council OKs Resource Officers

May 6, 2015 By DREW PARKER For the Wetzel Chronicle After a two-year absence, prevention resource officers will return to Magnolia High School and New Martinsville Elementary School this fall after New... more »»

$12K Donated to Records And Regatta Challenge

May 6, 2015 The Wetzel County Commission agreed April 28 to donate $12,000 toward the New Martinsville Records and Regatta Challenge, a donation they had agreed to in 201. more »»

Head Start Turns 50

April 29, 2015 Staff, families and community partners gathered Friday at the Northern Panhandle Head Start Martyn Early Learning Center in Jacksonburg to celebrate 50 years of the national head start progra. more »»

Wetzel BOE Approves Calendar

April 29, 2015 The Wetzel County Board of Education approved the 2015-16 school calendar at their April 21 regular meeting, choosing to give Wetzel County School students a three-day spring break instead of six... more »»

Preschool Program Set to Move

April 29, 2015 The Wetzel County Board of Education voted unanimously April 22 to move the New Martinsville area’s pre-school program from the Wetzel County Center for children and Families to New Martinsville... more »»

High School Students to Show Off Art

April 29, 2015 Wetzel County’s high school students will get a unique opportunity to show off their art skills next week as the high schools’ art departments are having their inaugural art show May 3-8, 1-5 p.m. more »»

Turbo Engine Causes Traffic Headaches

April 29, 2015 There were plenty of traffic headaches in New Martinsville Monday morning. as a very important piece of equipment for the city’s hydro plant was making its way north. more »»

Board Approves Matters

April 29, 2015 Several personnel and routine matters were approved at the April 21 meeting of the Wetzel County Board of Education. Personnel Matters Resignations: Cali A. more »»

Commission Shows Support for Local Workers

April 29, 2015 The Wetzel County Commission passed a resolution at their April 21 meeting, showing their support for the utilization of local contractors and workers in the construction of pipelines, drilling,... more »»

Woman Is Arrested

April 29, 2015 Katie Ora Ingold, 29, of New Martinsville was arrested April 5 for delivery of a controlled substance, Percocet. more »»

Ramp Cookoff Winners Announced

April 22, 2015 The second annual Shortline Ramp Festival was held in Pine Grove Saturday. The winners in the cookoff are pictured. more »»

Wetzel Board Interviews A Superintendent Candidate

April 22, 2015 The Wetzel County Board of Education did not make a motion for or against hiring a woman they interviewed for the superintendent’s position that evening. more »»

Jury Convicts Kellar Of Sexual Abuse, Assault

April 22, 2015 A jury of eight men and four women found David Kellar, 51, of Pine Grove, guilty Monday of two counts of sexual assault in the third degree and two counts of sexual abuse by a custodian. more »»

NBA Player Brings Powerful Anti-Drug Message

April 22, 2015 BY AMY WITSCHEY Editor Chris Herren, a former NBA player who’s career was derailed because of drug abuse, came to Magnolia High School April 9 to speak to all of the high school students in Wetzel... more »»

Shortline Ramp Festival Set For Saturday

April 16, 2015 The second Shortline Ramp Festival will be held Saturday at the Bill Earley Park. Tina Rush, Ramp Festival chairperson is anticipating another great event. more »»

Voting For Chamber Awards Ends Saturday

April 16, 2015 The Wetzel County Chamber of Commerce is currently taking votes for their 2015 Community Awards. Various people and businesses in the community were previously nominated in eight categories. more »»

Magnolia Puts New Greenhouse To Work

April 15, 2015 For many, the drive down McEldowney Avenue seems to have something missing. Where the Magnolia FFA greenhouse once stood near the football field and track since the 1970’s now reveals an empty lot. more »»

Duo Charged With Child Neglect, Needles Found

April 15, 2015 Joshua Burch, 30, of PO Box 454, Middlebourne, and Natasha Tedrow, 24, of 28 Rose Street Lot 73N, New Martinsville, were both arrested April 9 and each charged with child neglect with chance of... more »»



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