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County Commission Holds Regular Session

The Commission of Wetzel County held a regular scheduled meeting on January 12, 2021, in the County Commission office. Commission President Lisa Heasley called the meeting to order after she led in the Pledge of Allegiance. All commissioners were present for a light agenda. Commissioners gave unanimous approval to the minutes from the previous meeting held on January 5, 2021. Approved by the commission unanimously was a fund revision to the 2020 budget. Authorization to review and makes changes by Assessor Scott Lemley of values the assessor’s office deems necessary was given unanimous approval by Commission. A letter will be sent to State Tax Department of the extension of the date to change values. Assessor Lemley signed title over to the Wetzel County Commission for the old vehicle used by the Assessor to take bids on or whatever they decide to do with ...


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Executive Editor Mike Myer Passes At 69

J. Michael Myer, a familiar face throughout West Virginia, and executive editor of the Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register, died Wednesday, January 6, at Wheeling Hospital. He was 69. Mike spent several years in the early part of his career as Editor of the Wetzel Chronicle his hometown ...

Sports Briefs

From My View For October 30

I would love to start my column thanking Bev Gibb and the New Martinsville Parks and Recreation for putting on the Bruce Park Boo at the Park. I have been on the Parks Commission for a couple years now, and I was shocked to see all the many kids and grown-ups present at this years event.I'm ...


Baker, Willa

Willa Nicole Baker, 13, of Pine Grove, WV died suddenly at her home on Monday, January 4, 2021. Expression of sympathy may be made www.williamsfuneralhomewv.com.

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Here we go again, another election and the democrats are going to take your guns. At a recent Trump rally, Trump said, “If Joe Biden is elected he will take your guns and your second amendment rights.” If Biden is elected he can’t do either one! So once again Trump ...