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  • Two Charged in Wetzel County Murders Due in Court Wednesday

    Two Charged in Wetzel County Murders Due in Court Wednesday

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 3:32 PM EDT2014-08-20 19:32:48 GMT
    The two people charged with the murders of three people in Wetzel County are expected to be back in court on Thursday.
    The two people charged with the murders of three people in Wetzel County are expected to be back in court on Thursday.
  • UPDATE: Hundred Football Players NOT Eligible to Play for Other Area Schools

    UPDATE: Hundred Football Players NOT Eligible to Play for Other Area Schools

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 8:37 AM EDT2014-08-13 12:37:30 GMT
    New information has emerged on the Hundred High School football situation, in which the season was canceled due to lack of players.
    New information has emerged on the Hundred High School football situation, in which the season was canceled due to lack of players.
  • Extradition Hearing Set for Couple Accused in Wetzel County Murder, Arson

    Extradition Hearing Set for Couple Accused in Wetzel County Murder, Arson

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:46 AM EDT2014-07-29 08:46:58 GMT
    Two people who were charged after a fatal fire took the lives of three people back in January will have their extradition hearing on Monday.
    Two people who were charged after a fatal fire took the lives of three people back in January will have their extradition hearing on Monday.
  • New Martinsville Cleaning Up After Severe Storms Roll Through Area

    New Martinsville Cleaning Up After Severe Storms Roll Through Area

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:43 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:43:28 GMT
    New Martinsville residents were cleaning up on Monday after several buildings and homes were damaged and trees uprooted after violent weather rolled through the area.
    New Martinsville residents were cleaning up on Monday after several buildings and homes were damaged and trees uprooted after violent weather rolled through the area.
  • Man Sentenced for Heroin Distribution in Wetzel County

    Man Sentenced for Heroin Distribution in Wetzel County

    Saturday, July 26 2014 4:10 PM EDT2014-07-26 20:10:39 GMT
    A Pittsburgh man is sentenced in connection with the distribution of more than 100 grams of heroin in the Wetzel County area.The United States Attorney's Office says 26-year-old Damon Reese will spend over 11 years in jail with four years of supervised release.The court also ordered he pay back over $8,000 and forfeit a 2002 Lexus.
    A Pittsburgh man is sentenced in connection with the distribution of more than 100 grams of heroin in the Wetzel County area.The United States Attorney's Office says 26-year-old Damon Reese will spend over 11 years in jail with four years of supervised release.The court also ordered he pay back over $8,000 and forfeit a 2002 Lexus.
  • Man, Woman, Charged in Wetzel County Arson That Killed Three People

    Man, Woman, Charged in Wetzel County Arson That Killed Three People

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:37 AM EDT2014-07-23 14:37:51 GMT
    Two Pennsylvania residents have been charged with first-degree murder in the arson deaths of three people in Wetzel County earlier this year.
    Two Pennsylvania residents have been charged with first-degree murder in the arson deaths of three people in Wetzel County earlier this year.
  • West Virginia Northern Hosting Open House at New Martinsville Campus

    West Virginia Northern Hosting Open House at New Martinsville Campus

    Thursday, July 17 2014 12:07 PM EDT2014-07-17 16:07:27 GMT
    High school students looking to pay a little less for their college education--On Thursday, WVNCC is holding an open house at their New Martinsville campus to learn more about the new, much lower tuition for taking early entrance college courses. The open house will be held beginning at 5:30 p.m., and attendees will be entered for a chance to win a free online early entrance course.
    High school students looking to pay a little less for their college education--On Thursday, WVNCC is holding an open house at their New Martinsville campus to learn more about the new, much lower tuition for taking early entrance college courses. The open house will be held beginning at 5:30 p.m., and attendees will be entered for a chance to win a free online early entrance course.
  • Frontier Communications Opens New Retail Center in New Martinsville

    Frontier Communications Opens New Retail Center in New Martinsville

    Thursday, July 17 2014 8:38 AM EDT2014-07-17 12:38:30 GMT
    A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Wednesday by Frontier Communications for their new retail center in New Martinsville.“Our new downtown retail center gives local residents an opportunity to learn directly from our team about the services Frontier offers in Wetzel and surrounding counties,” General Manager Tammy Shingleton said. “Our team members are eager to personally answer questions and meet our customers’ needs.”The new center is located at 910 Third St., and will be open from 10 a.m...
    A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Wednesday by Frontier Communications for their new retail center in New Martinsville.“Our new downtown retail center gives local residents an opportunity to learn directly from our team about the services Frontier offers in Wetzel and surrounding counties,” General Manager Tammy Shingleton said. “Our team members are eager to personally answer questions and meet our customers’ needs.”The new center is located at 910 Third St., and will be open from 10 a.m...
  • Sistersville Woman Crowned Mrs. West Virginia, Will Compete for National Title

    Sistersville Woman Crowned Mrs. West Virginia, Will Compete for National Title

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 4:17 AM EDT2014-07-15 08:17:38 GMT
    A Sistersville mother, wife, and soon-to-be teacher, holds another very impressive title as she gets ready to take on the competition on a national stage.Mrs. West Virginia, Melissa Smith, will compete for the title of "Mrs.United States," in September. Smith travels throughout the state right now helping to push her platform. "Right now, I'm very focused on improving literacy education. I'm going to be an elementary school teacher and I have been traveling throughout West Virginia reading to...
    A Sistersville mother, wife, and soon-to-be teacher, holds another very impressive title as she gets ready to take on the competition on a national stage.Mrs. West Virginia, Melissa Smith, will compete for the title of "Mrs.United States," in September. Smith travels throughout the state right now helping to push her platform. "Right now, I'm very focused on improving literacy education. I'm going to be an elementary school teacher and I have been traveling throughout West Virginia reading to...
  • Hundreds of Gallons of Hydraulic Fluid Spills Into Ohio River Outside New Martinsville

    Hundreds of Gallons of Hydraulic Fluid Spills Into Ohio River Outside New Martinsville

    Saturday, July 12 2014 8:30 AM EDT2014-07-12 12:30:32 GMT
    Hundreds of gallons of hydraulic fluid were released into the Ohio River after a turbine failure at the city of New Martinsville hydroelectric plant on Thursday.
    Hundreds of gallons of hydraulic fluid were released into the Ohio River after a turbine failure at the city of New Martinsville hydroelectric plant on Thursday.
  • New Martinsville Police Chief Warns of IRS Scam

    New Martinsville Police Chief Warns of IRS Scam

    Thursday, July 10 2014 6:38 PM EDT2014-07-10 22:38:22 GMT
    The New Martinsville Police Department is asking residents to be on the lookout for a scam circulating across the area.Police Chief Tim Cecil said several residents have received calls telling them they are entitled to "big refunds," or that they owe money that must be immediately paid to the IRS. Scammers may even be able to recite the last four digits of a victim's social security number.Cecil wants people to be aware that the IRS will not call you, they would send a letter if there was an ...
    The New Martinsville Police Department is asking residents to be on the lookout for a scam circulating across the area.Police Chief Tim Cecil said several residents have received calls telling them they are entitled to "big refunds," or that they owe money that must be immediately paid to the IRS. Scammers may even be able to recite the last four digits of a victim's social security number.Cecil wants people to be aware that the IRS will not call you, they would send a letter if there was an ...
  • After Rumors of Closure, Lawmakers Work to Keep State Police Detachment in Wetzel County Open

    After Rumors of Closure, Lawmakers Work to Keep State Police Detachment in Wetzel County Open

    Thursday, July 10 2014 8:43 AM EDT2014-07-10 12:43:21 GMT
    The West Virginia State Police detachment in Hundred, West Virginia will remain open due to the work of Senate President Jeff Kessler and other lawmakers.
    The West Virginia State Police detachment in Hundred, West Virginia will remain open due to the work of Senate President Jeff Kessler and other lawmakers.
  • Bath-Salts-by Mail Ring Shut Down in Wetzel, Tyler Counties

    Bath-Salts-by Mail Ring Shut Down in Wetzel, Tyler Counties

    Tuesday, June 10 2014 12:07 PM EDT2014-06-10 16:07:02 GMT
    The New Martinsville Police Department is being credited for shutting down an online business in Texas that was selling synthetic controlled substances known as "bath salts" through the mail for distribution in Wetzel and Tyler counties.
    The New Martinsville Police Department is being credited for shutting down an online business in Texas that was selling synthetic controlled substances known as "bath salts" through the mail for distribution in Wetzel and Tyler counties.
  • Gas Companies Turning Attention to Utica Shale in Marshall, Wetzel and Ohio Counties

    Gas Companies Turning Attention to Utica Shale in Marshall, Wetzel and Ohio Counties

    Tuesday, May 13 2014 5:29 AM EDT2014-05-13 09:29:01 GMT
    Oil and natural gas companies in the northern panhandle are now turning their focus to Utica Shale.
    Oil and natural gas companies in the northern panhandle are now turning their focus to Utica Shale.
  • Area Residents to Decide on School Levies, Board of Education Members During Tuesday Primary Election

    Area Residents to Decide on School Levies, Board of Education Members During Tuesday Primary Election

    Tuesday, May 13 2014 5:15 AM EDT2014-05-13 09:15:14 GMT
    West Virginia voters are now just one day away from the 2014 primary election.Residents will be heading to the polls on Tuesday to select who will face off in the November General election, including who will replace retiring U.S. Senator Jay Rockefeller. Front-runners for the GOP is U.S. Congresswoman Shelly Moore-Capito and for the Democrats, West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant.Locally, members of board of educations, county commissions and several levies are also on the ballot...
    West Virginia voters are now just one day away from the 2014 primary election.Residents will be heading to the polls on Tuesday to select who will face off in the November General election, including who will replace retiring U.S. Senator Jay Rockefeller. Front-runners for the GOP is U.S. Congresswoman Shelly Moore-Capito and for the Democrats, West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant.Locally, members of board of educations, county commissions and several levies are also on the ballot...
  • $2,100 Worth of Bath Salts Found in Package at New Martinsville Post Office

    $2,100 Worth of Bath Salts Found in Package at New Martinsville Post Office

    Saturday, April 26 2014 10:16 AM EDT2014-04-26 14:16:30 GMT
    New Martinsville police are investigating after $2,100 worth of bath salts were found in a package at the New Martinsville Post Office.
    New Martinsville police are investigating after $2,100 worth of bath salts were found in a package at the New Martinsville Post Office.
  • Man Wanted for Sexual Assault in Wetzel County Sought by State Police

    Man Wanted for Sexual Assault in Wetzel County Sought by State Police

    Monday, March 17 2014 9:09 AM EDT2014-03-17 13:09:03 GMT
    A man wanted for sexual assault in Wetzel County is being sought by the West Virginia State Police.The public's assistance is sought in locating John Otto Calhoun, age 73. Calhoun's last known address
    A man wanted for sexual assault in Wetzel County is being sought by the West Virginia State Police.
  • Wetzel County Authorities Respond to Overnight Train Crash

    Wetzel County Authorities Respond to Overnight Train Crash

    Sunday, January 5 2014 10:51 AM EST2014-01-05 15:51:51 GMT
    The Wetzel County Sheriff's Department is investigating after a train crashed in Folsom early Sunday morning. It happened around 1 a.m. at the Route 20 train crossing, according to 911 officials. The
    The Wetzel County Sheriff's Department is investigating after a train crashed in Folsom early Sunday morning. It happened around 1 a.m. at the Route 20 train crossing, according to 911 officials. The