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New Martinsville Native Finding Her Distinct Voice

Jodi Eyigor, is the daughter of Dave and Karen Emch, formerly of New Martinsville, now residing in Venice, Florida. In March 2019, Jodi stepped into her first full time policy role and quickly became a key spokeswomen for LeadingAge, helping members navigate challenges such as the federal ...

The Rotary Club Hosts Students of the Month

The Rotary club held it’s regular meeting on Wednesday, May 12, at Quinets court restaurant in New Martinsville. Students from New Martinsville selected as Rotary students of the month were invited to enjoy lunch with the Rotary club and be recognized for their achievments. A total of 17 ...

Folsom Fire Chief Jimmy Glasscock

Jimmy Glasscock II, has been chief of the Folsom, West Virginia fire department since 2018, when his father Gary Glasscock retired. Gary was elected to the position in 2006 following the passing of Jones Fluharty a longtime fireman in the area. The history of the Folsom fire department is an ...

City Council Approves $3,000 From General Fund For Advertising

The City Council of New Martinsville held their regular monthly meeting at the City Building on Monday, May 10, 2021 to discuss agenda items. Councilman Joel Potts delivered the invocation and led in the Pledge of Allegiance. Mayor Sandy Hunt then called the meeting to order with all council ...

Wetzel County Commission Donates to Paden City Labor Day Celebration

The Wetzel County Commissioners met on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 for a regular scheduled meeting at the Commission office to hear agenda items. All Commissioners were present. Commission President Lisa Heasley after leading in the Pledge of Allegiance called meeting to order. First item ...

Dillaman appointed to Paden City Council Seat

Paden City Common Counsel met in regular session on Monday, May 3, 2021 at 7 PM in the council chambers of the municipal building. One of the items discussed was the appointment of the vacant third Ward Council seat, left empty when Steve Kastigar assumed the role of Mayor. Other discussion ...

Chamber of Commerce Holds Ribbon Cutting Welcoming Jalapenos Restaurant

The Wetzel/Tyler Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday, May 12, at the restaurant located in the New Martinsville Plaza. The restaurant had opened officially last year, but was operating mostly with call in orders at the drive-thru or delivery. The restaurant is ...

Paden City Garden Club to Host Fundraiser With Quilt Raffle

The Paden City Garden Club is raffling a West Virginia quilt as a fundraiser. The quilt was made by the talented Linda Duke pictured on the right with Garden Club President Sue Noland. Chances on the quilt are available at the Paden City Public Library where it will be on display during ...

Wetzel County Schools Hold Virtual Family Math Nights

Wetzel County Schools would like to thank all the families who participated and made our first Virtual Family Math Night a success! It is great seeing families doing math together and having a great time while doing it!! All k-5 students in the county had opportunity and materials to ...

McDonald’s Receives Award for Chicken Sandwich Sales

The New Martinsville McDonald’s has been awarded $700 for their sales of the new Crispy Chicken Sandwich. The restaurant has placed second in the region for the amount of sandwiches sold; that includes outselling locations in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Maryland. Store owner/operator Nelson ...