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Awards Day with a Twist

Paden City Elementary held their annual Awards day over multiple days over morning announcements for the 2020-2021 school year. Students were recognized for accomplishments throughout the year. Students that received recognition for Accelerated Reader included Adalyn Herrick, Sophia ...

The Sistersville Lions Cub Honors Past and Present Heroes

Sistersville Lions Club created a program titled “Flags for Heroes” to honor military members, first responders, teachers or other heroes (past or present) by sponsoring a flag in their name. Flags will be proudly displayed during Holiday weekends during the year at the Sistersville Elks ...

Kocher Named Wells Scholar

Alyssa Kocher has been named the Wells Family Scholar for 2021. The Magnolia High School Senior plans to study nursing at West Virginia University. She received the scholarship award MHS on Class Day. During her high school career, she was a member of the MHS Band Color Guard, ran track and ...

Chamber Donates $3000 To Promote County

The Wetzel-Tyler Chamber of Commerce received a request from the Friends of Wetzel County and the Blueprint Commission to provide support for their plan to promote the business and tourism assets in Wetzel County. One of the members of that group, Steve Hunt of S&S Diamonds and Fine Jewelry ...

Nichols Named Paden City 2021 Distinguished Alumni

There is an old proverb that says, “timing is everything.” For Scott Nichols, a 1981 graduate of Paden City High School and the 2021 recipient of the PCHS Distinguished Alumni Award, this adage has rung true on many occasions during his life. Citing many events throughout his growing up in ...

New Martinsville City Council Discusses Changing Insurance Coverage

Councilman Joel Potts delivered the opening invocation and led the Pledge of Allegiance on June 7, 2021 at the City Municipal Building for the regularly scheduled monthly meeting. Mayor Sandy Hunt called the meeting to order. Councilman Pallisco was absent. Council gave unanimous approval to ...

Wileyville Fire Chief Jerry Briggs

Located about 15 miles East of New Martinsville along Mountaineer Highway Route 7, you will enter a quiet, small town made up of a close-knit community. Wileyville has a small grocery store, and located on a hill behind the Church of Christ, is the Wileyville Volunteer Fire Department ready to ...

Legion Post 81 Memorial Day Service Held

The American Legion Post 81, Memorial Day Service was held at the K&P Cemetery on May 31, 2021. Roll call was read by Veterans: Charles Storey, Steve Blinkmann, Bob Yeager, Bud Mason, John Efaw, Pip Fluharty, Jack Jones, Jim Eddy, Robert Goontz, Larry Barr, Francis Bland, David Barr. ...

Legion Post 28 Hold Memorial Day Service

The American Legion Post 28 of New Martinsville on May 31, 2021, Memorial Day held their annual service at the Greenlawn Memorial Park to honor our fallen heroes that gave the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. Post 28 Commander Matt Bland was the speaker for the event, reading a heartfelt ...

The Paul Cain Memorial Scholarship Has Been Awarded To Two Magnolia Graduates

The first recipient is Alyssa Kocher. Alyssa one Magnolia High School Class of 2021’s Valedictorians and a Rotary Honor Student. She is a member of the Cheer, Volleyball, and Track Teams. She also participates in Mu Alpha Theta (Math Honorary), Science National Honor Society and National ...