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Commissioners Look to Receive Cares Act Funds

The County Commissioners met Feb. 23, 2021 at the Commission Office in New Martinsville. Commission President Lisa Heasley called the meeting to order following the Pledge of Allegiance. All Commissioners were present to conduct business on a light agenda. First order of business was the approval by unanimous vote to accept the minutes from the previous session held February 16. The next item on the agenda was a telephone call from Clayton Fitzsimmons of Fitzsimmons Law Office inquiring if Wetzel County Commission had applied and received all the Care Act Funds they are entitled to. The Commissioners were all in agreement for Fitzsimmons Law Firm to file for more funds through the Cares Act for our county due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Mr. Fitzsimmons said his firm charges a 10 percent fee of what is collected. President Heasley asked for the law firm to send the ...


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Health Department Efficient With Vaccines

The Wetzel/Tyler County Health Department has set the standard when it comes to getting the vaccine in the arms of area residents. They have been proficient in signing people up, and following through to make sure they get the second booster shot. Watching the long lines around the country, and ...

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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 ...


Wilson, Bryan

Bryan Keith Wilson, 50, of Pine Creek Rd., Grantsville, West Virginia departed this earthly world February 17, 2021 at his home after a long battle with cancer, with his wife and mother by his side. Online condolences may be expressed at www.stumpfuneralhomes.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 ...