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Wetzel County Lands Three on All-State Team

During a season cut short by the coronavirus, possibly the top two teeams in Class A were setting on the sideline as the state volleyball tournament got underway in Charleston. Magnolia and Paden City were denied the opportunity to participate as the schools went into the red on the WVDE map. ...

Local Rotary Makes donation to Wetzel County Hospital for PPE

New Martinsville Rotary Club 5691- District 7545 made a donation to the community local hospital for Personal Protective Equipment. PPE. Shown making the $1,500 donation is New Martinsville Rotary President John C. Mensore presenting the check to Dr. Hess of Wetzel County Hospital/WVU Medicine. ...

Winters to Play at Wheeling University

Surrounded by her Coaches, Brother Mark, and Mom and Dad, Magnolia Blue Eagles All-State Volleyball player Mady Winters signed her letter of intent on Monday, November 23, 2020, to continue her volleyball career as a member of the Wheeling University Cardinals. Winters a three sport ...

The Giving Tree

The New Martinsville Public Library is currently accepting cash donations for The Giving Tree which provides new books for children eligible for the Esther Crumbley Fund. The 27th annual Giving Tree is in place at the New Martinsville Public Library and ready to display the names of donors to ...

Dr. Neill Marshall: The Voice You Remember

At least half the town of New Martinsville could probably identify the man by his voice before he comes into view. Whether he’s asking you to repeat the letters on the eye chart or echoing over the loudspeaker at Bill Stewart Stadium, Dr. Neill Marshall’s dulcet tones are a calming presence ...

Prodigy Wellness Center Diabetes Dash 5K

The Prodigy Wellness Center located in downtown New Martinsville was the scene of the initial Diabetes 5K Dash. Alyssa Huggins organized the event for her daughter Ayla, who has Type I diabetes. The Dash was held on November 14, in downtown New Martinsville. Huggins worked tirelessly to ...

Marshals Locate Missing Child

A missing child from New Martinsville, WV has been located in Atlanta, GA. Additionally, a suspect connected to the child’s disappearance has been arrested. The suspect was wanted by the New Martinsville Police Department for kidnapping of a minor child. On November 15, 2020, Chief ...

Reisbecks Opens In New Martinsville

And just like that, Reisbeck’s Markets opened their doors to the public in New Martisville. After 76 years of providing quality foods and service to the local area, Witschey’s Market turned the keys over to the Reisbeck family to carry on the tradition started by Harold and Ethel ...

Witschey receives Key to the City

On November 9, 2020, New Martinsville Mayor Sandy Hunt, City Recorder Kim Whiteman, Councilwoman Iris Isaacs, Councilmen Steve Pallisco, Jeff Gieseke, Joel Potts, Joe Smith, and Police Chief Tim Cecil gathered at Witschey’s Market to present Bill Witschey with the key to the city. After ...

Heasley Receives Statewide Recognition

On Saturday, October 24, 2020, United States Senator Joe Manchin III joined with Democratic Party leaders for a special Virtual 2020 Roosevelt-Kennedy Celebration. During the Celebration, Lisa Heasley from Wetzel County received special recognition in honoring her as one of West ...