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Paden City High School Thespians Awarded

Over the summer the Paden City High School Thespian Troupe was selected to participate in the 2020 International Thespian Festival. This event is held annually and showcases some of the top theater students from numerous countries. The festival was originally scheduled to be held at ...

Paden City Garden Club Stays Active

Take a walk through the streets of Paden City and chances are you will see some flower baskets along MainStreet or Route 2, or some small corner gardens that have received extra attention, and what you notice will be the work of a dedicated group of ladies who believe in keeping the community ...

Wetzel And Tyler Papers Earn Awards

The West Virginia Press Association Annual Awards conference was done digitally this year and the Wetzel Chronicle and Tyler Star News snagged 10 total awards for the year 2019. Of the awards given, two were first-place awards, four were second-place, and four third-place. There were 36 ...

New Martinsville to Sell Old City Hall Building

New Martinsville held it’s regularly scheduled council meeting on Monday, October 5, 2020, at 7:30 p.m. inside the Municipal Building Council Chambers. Mayor Sandy Hunt called the meeting to order following the pledge of allegiance and prayer. Present for the meeting was Mayor Hunt, ...

Commissioners Proceed With Renovations

Downtown New Martinsville will have a new look once the Renovations to the former Shiben Buildings are complete. The Shiben estate turned the keys over to the county commissioners earlier this year to save the county much expense in their efforts to construct better and much needed office ...

Paden City Council Approves Trick or Treat

Paden City addressed several items on October 5, at it’s regular scheduled council meeting. Among those items considered the council by unanimous vote approved October 31, for Trick or Treat in the community from 6-7 p.m. Mayor Rick Casteel and the common council were all in agreement to ...

Cruising for Treats!

The following message is from the New Martinsville Parks and Rec department for local organization that might be interested in spreading spooky cheer to local children this Halloween! If you want to take part, the application can be downloaded by clicking the button below this message. “The ...

Paden City Museum Receives Improvements

Lovers of local history will have something to be happy about as volunteers of the Paden City Museum continue to make upgrades to the local history repository with hopes of re-opening to the public in the very near future. As with many public buildings, the Museum closed in March due to the ...

Tyler-Wetzel Renaissance Man

An Interview By John Yevuta Our area is replete with talented people; turn a corner and the unassuming person you see might surprise you with what they’ve done and can do. Mike Weltz is such a person. At an early age, he discovered that he had an aptitude for art, a talent he finely honed ...

Dominion Energy Employees In Action

Dominion had over 25 employees involved in the exterior renovation of the Pine Grove Public Library, on Wednesday, September 30 and Thursday October 1, 2020. Some of the Galmish loading crew preassembled outdoor furniture a couple weeks ago and some other Hastings employees pressure washed ...