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Kocher Named Wells Scholar

Alyssa Kocher has been named the Wells Family Scholar for 2021. The Magnolia High School Senior plans to study nursing at West Virginia University. She received the scholarship award MHS on Class Day. During her high school career, she was a member of the MHS Band Color Guard, ran track and field, was a cheerleader and played on the varsity volleyball team. She volunteered in Helping Hand, volunteered at Immanuel Baptist Church, was a volunteer bell ringer for the Salvation Army and also a teacher in the MHS Volleyball Clinic. Alyssa made the Principal’s List by maintaining a 4.0 ...


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Farmers Market Returns

Every Thursday at 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM from May through September at the North parking lot of Bruce Park, the finest of fresh vegetables and fruits raised by local farmers can be found, with a wide variety to choose from. Shopping at the farmers market can be a fun experience, but more ...

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 ...


Patty Kuhens

Patty Jo Kuhens, age 84, of New Martinsville, WV, passed away Monday, June 14, 2021. Family will receive friends on Wednesday, 2-4 and 6-8 at Grisell Funeral Home and Crematory 751 Third Street, New Martinsville, WV, where services will be held on Thursday at 11:00am with Pastor Rocky Wills ...

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Back Home Festival 2021

This summer expect a crowd of company in downtown New Martinsville on June 25, June 26, and June 27. All Main Stage performances are free and begin at 6PM on Friday. Friday evening’s activities will last until 11PM at which time there will be performances at the Lincoln Theater. On Saturday ...