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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 »»

Haught Arrested For Delivery

April 15, 2015 Timothy Glenn Haught, 53, of 10 Boyd Hayes Drive, Pine Grove, was arrested April 9 for delivery of a controlled substance, Percocet, and delivery of a controlled substance, Vicodin. more »»

NMPD Recovers Stolen Truck

April 15, 2015 According to the New Martinsville Police Department, Joseph Allen Murphy, 29, of Tyler County, was arrested April 11 for grand theft auto and a capias warrant out of Tyler Count. more »»

Board Upholds One Expulsion

April 15, 2015 The Wetzel County Board of Education voted April 9 to uphold Assistant Superintendent Jay Yeager’s recommendations and expel a Wetzel County student through the end of the 2014-2015 school year. more »»

Failure To Update Sex Offender Registry Nets Bolen Probation

April 15, 2015 Daniel Neal Bolen, 29, of Tyler County, was placed on 36 months of probation after failing to update his sex offender registry information. more »»

Judge Removes Martie’s Record

April 15, 2015 Several matters were heard before The Honorable Judge David W. Hummel April 3 in Wetzel County Circuit Court. Justin Matthew Martie, 27, of 454 N. more »»

PC Ballot Is Set

April 15, 2015 Paden City will hold an election on June 5. A recorder and one member of council from each ward will be elected. more »»

Parents Fight To Care For Their Son

April 15, 2015 Ten years ago the Wetzel Chronicle covered the uncertainty Lisa and Mike Davis of Paden City faced when presented with the possibility that they may not be able to care for their own son. more »»



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