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PC To Hold Labor Day Parade

The Paden City Labor Day committee announced this past week that the annual parade held on Monday, September 7, along Rt. 2 beginning at the Southern end of town and proceeding to the High School, will take place once again.This years parade will be held under certain rules and guidelines as ...

Humming Birds Builds Nest At The Conner’s

By Rick LoyStaff WriterMany times you'll put out feeders and enjoy watching Hummingbirds as they come and go for their food and drink, however finding their nesting place is often a chore. For the Conner's who live on Park Ave. and Helen St. in New Martinsville they discovered the nest built on ...

Humming Bird Eggs

Taylor Dean Dropps, no age given, of 120 Jefferson Street, Paden City, has been charged with the felony offense of receiving or transferring stolen goods, alleged to have taken place on July 23. A $20,000 property/surety bond has been posted.Samuel Amos Minger, 41, of 3591 Richwood Run Road, ...

Mayor Casteel Sworn In To Office At Council Meeting

The Paden City Common Council convened for a regular meeting on Monday, August 3 to discuss matters such as the water project, street issues, the Labor Day parade, the Marble Festival, and appointing an individual to the third ward council seat.The first action taken at the meeting was to swear ...

Wetzel County Native Receives PAEMST

President Donald J. Trump recently announced the recipients of the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) and the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM).Awardees come from schools in all 50 States, ...

Smith’s Honor New Martrinsville Water Department

In the past few months Earl and Marsha Smith have kept Witscheys bakery busy making cakes, as they've presented cakes to each of the departments of the community in honor of their dedicated service to New Martinsville.On Friday, July 31, the Smith's presented the city water department with one ...

Mary Ann Brightens Up North Main Street

Beginning in February, a ride or walk on North Main Street, New Martinsville will reward a person with the beginning of flower season. Crocuses, snowdrops, and hellebores are the first flowers to awaken from their winter slumber and are soon followed by daffodils, tulips, forsythia, azaleas, ...

Paul Cain Memorial Scholarship Awarded To Two Magnolia Graduates

The first recipient is Karina Patel. Karina is a member of the Cross Country and Track Teams. She is also participates in Mu Alpha Theta (Math Honorary), Science National Honor Society and National Honor Society. This fall, Karina plans to attend West Virginia University where she will major in ...

NM Car Chase results In Arrests and Injuries

On Sunday morning around 10:30 a.m. New Martinsville Police officer Courtney South was in chase of a Black GMC Arcadia license number WV M3OW fitting the description of a vehicle stolen from Middlebourne the night before. As they approched the intersection of St. Rt. 2 and Russell Avenue, the ...

Keeper of The Flowers

Jon Stearns is shown taking care of the downtown New Martinsville Flower Baskets.