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From Brandi Murray and Mike Koontz

By Staff | Jul 1, 2015

To The Editor,

On behalf of the Wetzel County Sheriff’s Department and the Wetzel County Coalition Against Drug Abuse, we would like to thank the community of Wetzel County and all of the sponsors/supporters of the second annual “Kickoff to Summer” Community Picnic. This summer’s picnic was a huge success due to the great citizens of Wetzel County as well as some amazing sponsors. The following is a list of specific businesses/organizations/sponsors who made this year’s picnic even better than the last: Domino’s, All Seasons Powersports, Mason’s Filling Station, Wetzel County Hospital, AirEvac, NMVFD, Boy Scouts Troop #128, Miranda Stokes of Balloonovations, Valley HS Sportsman’s Club, Wetzel County 911 Center, Gump’s Porta-Johns, helmetsRus, Country Cupboard, Linda Holmstrand of the American Lung Association, Jacksonburg Pittstop, RCS Printing, Walmart, Kurt James Fun and Games, Wetzel County Center for Children and Families, Mensore’s Distributing, PowerCountry, Ziegenfelder’s, Wetzel/Tyler CAC, Danny Westfall and the Bubblewagon, Wetzel County Schools, Wetzel County Commission, Northern Panhandle Head Start, Hundred HS Band Boosters, Quinet’s Restaurant, Senator Kent Leonhardt, Rebecca Lodge of Pine Grove, Celebrate Recovery, Shauna Matusik and the First Church of God-New Martinsville, and the general community of Wetzel County for coming out and enjoying the festivities. We’d also like to thank the deputies of the Wetzel County Sheriff’s Office who took their day off and gave up their time to assist with the picnic. Again, our sincerest THANK YOU! See you next year!

Brandi Murray

Wetzel County

Substance Abuse

Prevention Program


Mike Koontz

Chief Deputy, Wetzel County Sheriff’s