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Paden City High School Thespians Awarded

Over the summer the Paden City High School Thespian Troupe was selected to participate in the 2020 International Thespian Festival. This event is held annually and showcases some of the top theater students from numerous countries. The festival was originally scheduled to be held at Indiana University in Bloomington, IN but due to Covid-19 restrictions it became a virtual only event. The troupe showcased actresses Anya Glover, Serenity Strother, Breigh Stillwagner, and Rachel Price in a delightful 50’s era musical entitled “The Marvelous Wonderettes.” Aided by crew members ...

Wetzel And Tyler Papers Earn Awards

The Paden City Wildcats were down 2-0, in the OVAC Class-A championship to the Wellsville Tigers, but never gave up and buckled down during the final three sets to claim their fourth straight ...


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Festival to Benefit Paden City

The Wetzel County Convention and Visitors Bureau this past week announced it would be the new organizer of the annual Marble Festival which has been a staple of the community of Sistersville for the past 20 years. The Visitors and Convention Bureau will replace Jim King, a Sistersville resident ...

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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 ...


Book, Hester Eleanor

Hester Eleanor (Gerle) Book, wife of Donald G. Book, lived her life in New Martinsville and Wheeling, West Virginia and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, died peacefully in her sleep in Coppell, Texas, Friday, October 9, 2020. Memorial contributions may be made to Catholic Charities or The American ...

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 ...