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The Giving Tree

The New Martinsville Public Library is currently accepting cash donations for The Giving Tree which provides new books for children eligible for the Esther Crumbley Fund. The 27th annual Giving Tree is in place at the New Martinsville Public Library and ready to display the names of donors to ...

Dr. Neill Marshall: The Voice You Remember

At least half the town of New Martinsville could probably identify the man by his voice before he comes into view. Whether he’s asking you to repeat the letters on the eye chart or echoing over the loudspeaker at Bill Stewart Stadium, Dr. Neill Marshall’s dulcet tones are a calming presence ...

Prodigy Wellness Center Diabetes Dash 5K

The Prodigy Wellness Center located in downtown New Martinsville was the scene of the initial Diabetes 5K Dash. Alyssa Huggins organized the event for her daughter Ayla, who has Type I diabetes. The Dash was held on November 14, in downtown New Martinsville. Huggins worked tirelessly to ...

Marshals Locate Missing Child

A missing child from New Martinsville, WV has been located in Atlanta, GA. Additionally, a suspect connected to the child’s disappearance has been arrested. The suspect was wanted by the New Martinsville Police Department for kidnapping of a minor child. On November 15, 2020, Chief ...

Reisbecks Opens In New Martinsville

And just like that, Reisbeck’s Markets opened their doors to the public in New Martisville. After 76 years of providing quality foods and service to the local area, Witschey’s Market turned the keys over to the Reisbeck family to carry on the tradition started by Harold and Ethel ...

Witschey receives Key to the City

On November 9, 2020, New Martinsville Mayor Sandy Hunt, City Recorder Kim Whiteman, Councilwoman Iris Isaacs, Councilmen Steve Pallisco, Jeff Gieseke, Joel Potts, Joe Smith, and Police Chief Tim Cecil gathered at Witschey’s Market to present Bill Witschey with the key to the city. After ...

Heasley Receives Statewide Recognition

On Saturday, October 24, 2020, United States Senator Joe Manchin III joined with Democratic Party leaders for a special Virtual 2020 Roosevelt-Kennedy Celebration. During the Celebration, Lisa Heasley from Wetzel County received special recognition in honoring her as one of West ...

Chamber Gets New Executive Director

Dalton Haas has been hired as the new Executive Director of the Wetzel County Chamber of Commerce. Haas will be succeeding the outgoing Executive Director, Carla McBee, who was recently elected to the Wetzel County Commission. A resident of Wheeling, WV, Haas has strong ties to the ...

7-Eleven Makes Donation to the NMJBS, INC

Naomi Baker, the owner and operator of your neighborhood 7-Eleven store said I am pleased to present a Project A-Game grant to your organization, the New Martinsville Junior Baseball-Softball Inc. for $2000. “Youth well-being is a philanthropic priority for 7-Eleven. Through the Project ...

New Martinsville Holds Regular Council Meeting

The New Martinsville City Council met for a regularly scheduled session at the City Municipal Building November 2nd. Mayor Sandy Hunt called the meeting to order after Pastor Bruce Taylor delivered the invocation and Councilman Joel Potts led in the Pledge of Allegiance. Hunt introduced the ...