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Taylor County Emergency Squad receives unexpected funds

Posted: Friday, Feb 5th, 2016
GRAFTON - West Virginia State Treasurer John Perdue presented an unclaimed property check for $3,338, Tuesday, to the Taylor County Emergency Squad. The funds were a result of workers compensation incorrectly charging the squad in the past, they have since corrected their account and transferred the funds to the state treasurer's office, for disbursement to the squad, as set

Infant shaken to death for crying

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 3rd, 2016
GRAFTON, Jeremy Kurt Shaffer was charged for the murder of his 16-week-old son on January 31, 2016. On September 10, 2015, Shaffer drove his son to United Hospital Center, in Bridgeport, claiming that the child "became injured." After the child was transported to Ruby Memorial Hospital, and further examined by a Pediatric Critical Care Doctor, authorities were notified

Rauch introduced as Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

Posted: Monday, Feb 1st, 2016
GRAFTON, Just in time to square off with Winter Storm Jonas, Shaunda Rauch stepped in to the ring as Taylor County's Emergency Preparedness Coordinator for the Grafton-Taylor County Health Department. "Taylor County has become a safer place," expressed Health Department Administrator Boyd Vanhorn.
Vanhorn explained that the health department has been building a program, but that Rauch is coming on

Courthouse security in place

Posted: Friday, Jan 29th, 2016
GRAFTON, The Taylor County Courthouse will be a safer place to do business, as of Monday, February 1. "This is for the protection of everyone entering the courthouse," explained Sheriff Terring Skinner.
According to Skinner, the Taylor County courthouse is nearly the last courthouse in the region to be "locked down" and equipped with state of the

Learning math facts at AJ, one step at a time

Posted: Wednesday, Jan 27th, 2016
GRAFTON - Many of us can recall memorizing our multiplication tables as children, now there's a brand new feature at Anna Jarvis Elementary School to help students with this critical, core subject.
The main stairwell has had some TLC by the school's Parent Teacher Organization (PTO). Over winter break, the PTO put a fresh coat of red

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