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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 ...

Group Working For Hope, Help

Wetzel Advocates Towards Community Hope, or W.A.T.C.H., held its first meeting last Friday, January 15 at 11 AM in Klug Hall at St. Vincent De Paul’s Catholic Church in New Martinsville. The group was developed by Michelle Rohde, Project Coordinator, Dawn Lavoie, Youth Engagement and Peer ...

“It’s Not About The Awards”

An Interview By John Yevuta For the Wetzel/Tyler County Papers In the pantheon of Ohio Valley coaches, Craig Schneid ranks among the all-time greats. His resume includes 10 West Virginia High School Track Championships, 4 OVAC Track Championships and 72 individual or relay state ...

A Remembrance of a Classmate

Last week when I read Mike Myer had passed away, I was saddened knowing another member of the Magnolia’s Class of 1969 was no longer with us. After graduation, it was not until a few years later that I came to know Mike was working as a journalist. He contacted me and asked if I would ...

Commission Votes Heasley as President

The Wetzel County Commission held a regular scheduled meeting January 5,2021, at the County Commission office to elect officers. Commissioner Lisa Heasley called meeting to order following the Pledge of Allegiance. All commissioners were present. Commissioner Greg Morris made a motion to ...

President, Super Speak About Return to The Classroom

Charleston, W.Va. — The West Virginia Board of Education (WVBE) and Department of Education (WVDE) have reviewed the data and heard the voices of state and national health officials: our schools are safe for both students and teachers. Additionally, the state is witnessing the fruition of the ...

2020 In Review

As we start the New Year, we would be remiss if we failed to bring back some of the great memories of 2020. We must also remember the sad state of affairs brought on by COVID-19 which hit us full force beginning in March. While 2020 was a disappointment to many there was also highlights that we ...

Couple to Receive First 80 and Over Vaccines

For nearly a year the Coronavius has been part of all our lives. But, with the new year, science and medicine has given us a way to begin the recovery. On Monday morning, at 10:00am the Wetzel/Tyler Health Department began inoculating Tyler and Wetzel County citizens. The first to receive the ...

Lemon Ends Term as County Commissioner

Wetzel County Commissioner Larry Lemon finished his term in office last week and feels blessed of the time he served and proud of the people he worked with. Appointed to the commission in 2013 to complete 2 years of an unexpired term, Lemon was elected to a full-term in 2014. Now with his ...