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Experts say “no” to homemade or alternative baby formula

OHIO COUNTY, W.Va. (WTRF)– As grocery shelves continue to lack baby formula, experts say there are no good alternatives.   The national baby formula shortage has left parents and guardians to investigate where to find the products. 78,000 pounds of infant formula arrives in US On social media many people have been sharing their ideas of […]
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Special kids are “Super Kids” at Marshall County Soap Box Derby

MARSHALL COUNTY, W.Va. (WTRF)– Families and kids hit the roads for the race of the week.   The 2nd annual Ohio Valley Super Kids Soap Box Derby kicked off in Moundsville on Saturday.   This derby is for kids with special needs. They rode alongside their teammates and raced down 8th Street.  Philip Remke says he started this […]
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Mt. Olivet Lions Club completes veterans memorial

MARSHALL COUNTY, W.Va. (WTRF)– On the hilltop of Mount Olivet wave 150 American flags alongside the veterans memorial.   On Sunday, the Mount Olivet Lions Club completed the tribute by adding two plaques to the monument.   A tribute and dedication ceremony was held, and community members filled the Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church in […]
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Marshall County man gets jail time for selling meth

John David Crow, of Moundsville, West Virginia, has admitted to selling methamphetamine, United States Attorney William Ihlenfeld announced. Crow, 52, pleaded guilty today to one count of “Distribution of Methamphetamine.” Crow admitted to selling methamphetamine, also known as “ice,” in November 2021 in Marshall County. Crow faces up to 20 years of incarceration and a […]
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Man sentenced in death of 3-month-old son

MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia man has been sentenced to serve between 20 and 40 years in prison in the death of his 3-month-old son.Daniel Messner was sentenced Monday in Marshall County, news outlets reported. He was charged in 2019 with death of a child by a parent by child abuse.A doctor told Marshall County Prosecutor's Office investigator Bryan Gaus that the child suffered from shaken baby syndrome and his death was the "result of extreme violence," according to police records.Messner entered a Kennedy plea in January to charges of voluntary manslaughter, child neglect resulting in death and malicious manslaughter. A Kennedy plea allows a defendant to accept punishment for a crime without having to admit guilt.
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Man sentenced to prison in death of infant son

MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia man has been sentenced to serve between 20 and 40 years in prison in the death of his 3-month-old son. Daniel Messner was sentenced Monday in Marshall County, news outlets reported. He was charged in 2019 with death of a child by a parent by child abuse.
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Bid accepted for renovations on Marshall County Courthouse

Marshall County Courthouse renovations HVAC electric security systems bid proposal — After a year-long process, commissioners in Marshall County have accepted a bid to move forward with courthouse renovations. "This is doing so much for the courthouse," Commissioner John Gruzinskas said. In efforts to upgrade the courthouse with new...
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Stroud Appointed Marshall General Counsel

In his role, Stroud will serve as the university’s chief legal officer, advising senior administrators, faculty and staff members, and the institution’s Board of Governors on a wide range of legal and strategic matters. He will report directly to President Brad D. Smith and serve as a member of the President’s Cabinet.
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Marshall County Health Department showing how medical seat belt covers save lives

MARSHALL COUNTY, W.Va. — Imagine if you were in an accident and unable to speak with first responders about your health condition -- or that of your child’s. The Marshall County Health Department, along with the Moundsville Rotary, have teamed up to create a Medical Seat Belt Safety Day, where seatbelt covers with important medical information can be made.
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Marshall County man sentenced in death of his 3-month-old baby

Daniel Messner, a Marshall County man who pleaded guilty to the death of his 3-month-old baby, has been sentenced to 20-40 years in prison. On November 18, 2019, the McMechen Police Department and other agencies were alerted to the child who was unresponsive inside of a home. Medical records show...
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