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Wetzel County Technical Education Center

When the Wetzel County board of education decided to re-establish a center for skilled education in the county, they returned to the site where programs for career education in the 1970s, 80s and 90s were held. Since then the building had been used for various programs used by the school system. In early 2018 it was decided to restart those technical programs. Amanda McPherson was is the director of child nutrition and nurses for the county school systems. When Wetzel County Schools, the Wetzel County Chamber of Commerce, and West Virginia Northern Community College began talks of a ...

Commission Approves Proposal on Roof Repair

Joanne Elizabeth Mason, 89, of New Martinsville, WV went to meet her Savior on Sunday, October 17, 2021 while at Arbors in Woodfield, OH. Friends received 4-7 p.m., Thursday, October 21, 2021 at ...


Leasure to Celebrate Golden Anniversary

Robert F. E. Leasure and Deborah Anne (Moore) Leasure would like to announce that they will be celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary on October 16th. They were married October 16th, 1971 and have enjoyed many years of being blessed. They plan to just enjoy the day at home this year ...

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The Best Things in Life are Free!

We’ve heard it said over and over, “don’t worry about money, the best things in life are free.” But, have you ever thought much about that? An old rock and roll song of the early 1960’s made famous by Barrett Strong and later done by the Beatles and others said, “the best things in ...

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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 ...


Betty Adkison

Betty Jane (Ice) Adkison, 97, of Steubenville, OH passed away on October 14, 2021 at home. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Schuetz Funeral Home is assisting the family. To leave a condolence visit www.schuetzfuneralhome.com

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Shauna Williams-Yoho

To the Editor A special thank you to everyone who was there for our family during the time of the passing of my brother. Roger passed away, sadly on October 1, 2021 in Moundsville from cancer. Raised in Paden City, he was a 1973 Paden City High School graduate and a proud Wildcat his whole ...