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AMP Awards Scholarship To Magnolia Senior Paige Brill

COLUMBUS, OH: American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) has announced the 2020 recipients of its scholarship programs, the Lyle B. Wright Scholarship and the Richard H. Gorsuch Scholarship. AMP is awarding a total of 10 scholarships to graduating high school seniors.Paige Brill of New Martinsville ...

Regatta President Morris Announced Annual Regatta Cancelled

The annual New Martinsville Vintage Regatta, which had been scheduled for June 20-21, has been canceled for this year, because of the COVID-19 epidemic.Regatta President Penny Morris said the event's 10-member board made the decision out of concern for both spectators and participants. Social ...

Wetzel Board Holds Special Meeting on 2020 Budget

The Wetzel County Board of Education held a Special meeting April 30, via YouTube concerning the 2020 Budget. Board President, Warren Grace led the Pledge of Allegiance and member Bill Jones gave the invocation. Superintendent Ed Toman then introduced Financial Secretary, Jeff Lancaster to ...

Lemley Looks For Another Term As Wetzel County Assessor

I want to take this opportunity to thank the citizens of Wetzel County and the citizens of Hundred for providing me 20 years of public service. I owe Wetzel County a great deal of gratitude for continuously electing me since June of 2000. I have filed again to be your Wetzel County Assessor. ...

A Wetzel Chronicle Interview With The Candidates

The Wetzel Chronicle reached out to the candidates for Wetzel County Board of Education Recently with a list of questions. Below are their responses.1. What is your ultimate goal for the education system in Wetzel County?Warren Grace: The ultimate goal of ANY school system is to give our ...

Commissioners Candidates Answered The Following Questions

1. What are your qualifications for County Commissioner?Carla McBee: I have experience in many different areas of employments. I understand how county government works. As director of EMS, overseen by the Commissioners, I met with the commissioners on numerous occasions to discuss county ...

Interview With Joseph “Joe” Clayton Parish

Joe Parish was born June 28, 1925 in Hundred, West Virginia. He was the youngest of five children born to Elizabeth Sims Parish and William Richard Parish. Joe attended Hundred Grade School and Hundred High and graduated from Hundred High School in 1943. During High School, he worked at the ...

Paden City Council Meets Via Conference Call

The Paden City Council held a special session April 21, via conference call due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Mayor Clyde Hochstrasser called the meeting to order and conducted a roll call. All council members were present by telephone.The Director of Public Works Superintendent Josh Billiter was ...

Wetzel County BOE Approves Matters and Gives Update

The Wetzel County Board of Education held a Statutory Session of Continuation from a March 9, meeting, combined with a regular session on April 21, on YouTube. Mr. Grace led in the Pledge of Allegiance and Bill Jones followed with the invocation.The first order of business unanimously approved ...