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Wetzel County Grand Jury Returns 20 Indictments

The September term of the Wetzel County Grand Jury saw 15 individuals charged in 20 separate Indictments. James Skylar Barnhart, 30, of 640 Maple Ave, Apt #4, New Martinsville, was charged by the grand jury with three separate felony counts of delivery of a controlled narcotic substance ...

Wetzel County Circuit Court

Natasha Nicole Longwell, 35, of New Martinsville appeared in Court for a revocation hearing. Longwell was previously sentenced to 12 months of supervised probation for possession of methamphetamine and possession with intent to deliver. Longwell’s probation was revoked for failing a drug test ...

Paden City Releases August Police Report

Paden City Police Chief Anthony Laurer has released the departments monthly report for the month of August 2021. Throughout the month of August, the department gave out 17 violations including: one unattended fire, one illegal burning, one failure to stop for school bus, five expired MVIs, ...

Body of Missing Child Found Near Dam

A seven year old boy who went missing in the Ohio River on Sunday around 4:30 p.m. was discovered in the water near the wall of the Hannibal Locks and Dam around 4 a.m. on Wednesday by family members. According to Monroe County, Ohio sheriff Charles Black, officials had suspended the search ...

Hindman Joins The Kevin Prater Band

Local fiddle player Mallory Hindman has been announced as the newest member of the Kevin Prater Band. She is a student in the dual enrollment program at Glenville State College. She has been featured in an article on bluegrasstoday.com and pictured in the Bluegrass Unlimited magazine. From ...

Wetzel County Closes Schools

New Martinsville School and Magnolia High School have been closed temporarily due to concerns of Covid-19. Wetzel County Schools first announced on September 8 the closure of New Martinsville School. “New Martinsville School will be closed to students, due to circumstances caused by ...

Ohio Woman Admits To Embezzling From Local Business

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Cheryl M. Zambori, of St. Clairsville, Ohio, has admitted to an embezzlement charge, Acting United States Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced. Zambori, 50, pleaded guilty today to one count of “Wire Fraud.” Zambori was employed as a Finance Manager at ...

Crawford Crowned Autumn Fest Queen

The Wetzel County Autumn Fest Pageant was held on Saturday August 28th at Magnolia High School. This is the first year the festival will be sending a queen to Charleston to compete for WVAFF Queen. Winners Jr Miss Queen Ava Goddard, 1st Runner up Jennah Little; Teen Queen Hailee Johnson, 1st ...

ArtsLink’s Concerts Announced

ArtsLink’s 2021 Concert Series will kick off on September 28 and continue through December, offering versatile and expressive interpretations of both music and dance. The season begins Tuesday, September 28, at 7:00pm, at the Gaslight Theater in Sistersville with a return engagement by Twin ...

Free Drive-Thru Covid Testing

No appointment needed. Every Monday, September 13, 20 and 27 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM and every Thursday, September 9, 16, 23 and 30 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at the United Methodist Church in Paden City. Please not that this is not rapid testing; 48 hours for results.