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Stay Strong, Wetzel County

August 2, 2017 On Friday, we were really hoping the forecasted heavy rains for that night would miss our county. After all, the Town of Hundred had just dealt with severe floodin. more »»

Thinking of Hundred

July 26, 2017 The images of Saturday’s flash flooding in Hundred are dramatic. As the cleanup commences, reports — from residents affected by the destructive waters — have us feeling quite heartbroken. more »»

Thank You Wetzel County Schools

July 18, 2017 We were thrilled Friday when we confirmed the news that Wetzel County Schools is furnishing its students’ school supplies for the 2017-2018 school year. more »»

We Are With Pine Grove

July 12, 2017 We know every municipality has its trials, but we really feel for the people of Pine Grove. For weeks now, the people have dealt with issues stemming from an outdated and broken sewage system. more »»

Preserve Our History

July 5, 2017 We are very grateful to the New Martinsville Public Library for its “Friends of the Library” programs. more »»

Have Fun, and Be Safe

June 28, 2017 This weekend, the City of New Martinsville could see a record-breaking amount of people converge on Main Street for the first-ever Back Home Appalachian Arts & Music Festival. more »»

Remembering Henry Parsons

June 21, 2017 Wetzel County has lost a true gem when Henry Parsons passed away last week. Though we didn’t know the county surveyor on a personal level, he did leave an impact on us. more »»

Thank You Commission

June 14, 2017 We must tip our hats to the Wetzel County Commission for their responsible investment in our county. more »»

Stolen Innocence

June 7, 2017 Two Wetzel County residents were sentenced to prison Friday for sexual crimes against children. more »»

The Cost of Freedom

May 31, 2017 Many of us mark Memorial Day in similar ways. We visit local cemeteries where our loved ones have been put to rest. We travel to family gatherings, and we partake in cookouts. more »»

Good Luck, Graduates

May 24, 2017 It seems like just yesterday we were publishing bus schedules and other “Back To School” information. Yet, here we are, with school wrapping up for the summer. more »»

Opportunity for Change

May 17, 2017 We don’t know what the ultimate solution is to Pine Grove’s sewer system woes, but we are hoping the situation will improve with the upgrades to the system in certain areas of the town. more »»

Suicide Prevention Is Important

May 10, 2017 We are glad that Wetzel County Schools is offering ways to get the word out on suicide prevention. more »»

Congratulations to Chamber Community Award Recipients

May 3, 2017 We are so proud of those individuals recognized at the April 25 Wetzel County Chamber of Commerce Community Celebration Awards — nominees and award recipients. more »»

The Litter Problem

April 26, 2017 We are glad the Wetzel County Solid Waste Authority is continuing its discussion on the county’s litter problem. Something needs to be done soon. more »»

A Successful Egg Hunt

April 19, 2017 heck out the accompanying photo with the smiling face. more »»

Protect Our Children

April 12, 2017 Check out the story on Page 16 about Child Abuse Prevention Month. more »»

Invest in Energy Kids

April 5, 2017 In this week’s Wetzel Chronicle, we have mentioned Short Line School’s Engineer Energy Kids a couple of different times. On page 16, we featured a donation made by Eureka Midstream, to the group. more »»

The Friends of Paden City Pool

March 29, 2017 We think it is very admirable the lengths our community goes to, to ensure that kids have a fun, productive, and — most of all — safe summer. more »»

Preserve History

March 22, 2017 There are many perks to the job as a reporter, but we would have to say one of the biggest rewards is featured on the front of our paper this wee. more »»



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