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Gerald Lee Will Perform as Part of the ArtsLink’s Concert Series

This event is sponsored by Barb and Tom Daly Lee, professor of piano at West Liberty University, will perform at 2 p.m. at the Gold Derrick Gallery in Sistersville. The concert will mark Lee’s fifth occasion to play for ArtsLink, the arts council for Wetzel and Tyler counties. Following the ...

Pepsi Truck Knocks Out Power in New Martinsville

Around 8 a.m. on Wednesday, May 5, a Pepsi truck hit a power pole in the Brooklyn section of New Martinsville, near Choo Choo’s restaurant, causing downed lines to cover the roadway. It was reported that a transformer also blew confounding the problem. According to officials responding to ...

National Day of Prayer in New Martinsville

The National Day of Prayer was created in 1952 by a joint resolution of Congress and signed into law by President Harry S. Truman. In 1988, the law was unanimously amended by both the House and the Senate and signed into law by President Ronald Reagan on Thursday, May 5, 1988, designating ...

The Sound of Music By the Griffin Player’s

The Griffin Player’s rehearsals for The Sound of Music are in full swing as they prepare to open in less than a month! This classic, family-friendly show, which is set to be performed outdoors at the Wetzel County 4H Grounds on May 20,21, and 22, features PCHS senior, Rachel Price (Maria), ...

Sistersville Fire Chief Jason Wayne

Jason Wayne has been Fire Chief for the Sistersville Volunteer Fire Department since 2015. The biggest reward of being a volunteer, Wayne says, is knowing that you are helping the community. “Without the community, we wouldn’t be here, and giving back to the community, the place that ...

Walk-Ins Welcome for Vaccinations

All Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacy locations across West Virginia are now accepting walk-in vaccine appointments, as supply allows, in addition to scheduled appointments. Customers who schedule an appointment can complete pre-vaccination paperwork ahead of time, if ...

Wetzel County Circuit Court Hears Cases

Robert Francis Yost, age 43, appeared in Wetzel County Circuit Court on May 4 for a scheduled plea sentencing hearing. Yost entered guilty pleas through a plea agreement to the felony offense of grand larceny and two misdemeanor charges of trespassing. He was ordered to pay a $200 fine and ...

Vaccinations for Wetzel Seniors

As of May 9, about 32% of eligible West Virginia residents have been fully vaccinated. As vaccination rates are slowing, the Wetzel County Committee on Aging is urging Wetzel County residents 60 years and older to get vaccinated in order to open back up to enjoy trips and activities again; ...

Upper Ohio Conservation District Local Work Group Meeting Scheduled

The Upper Ohio Conservation District (UOCD) in cooperation with USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will hold a local work group meeting to discuss conservation programs for 2021- 2022 and provide guidance for implementing a locally-led process for strategic planning and USDA ...

Coloring Contest Held for Child Abuse Prevention Month

April was Child Abuse Prevention Month and Wetzel County Center for Children and Families wanted share some awareness with families in the community. WCCCF offered a pinwheel coloring contest for the preschools in Wetzel County. The winners of the contest were Seesi and Raven Stewart, Ella ...