WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF) Here is a look at the week’s top headlines.

Who responds to 911 calls in Marshall County? A letter sent this week is raising some issues with that. 

–> West Virginia Sheriff says he’s no longer responding to certain 911 calls in WV city <–

The letter, sent by the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office, said if the call isn’t serious in the city of McMechen, it should be forwarded to the chief or mayor. Sheriff Bill Helms explained he has to prioritize calls due to lack of manpower, and that his office doesn’t have power to enforce city ordinances. Chief Don DeWitt said his department only has two officers, including himself. They’ve been short-staffed for months, with no end in sight. 

A months-long drug investigation into a home in Mingo Junction, also saved the lives of eight children. 

–> Mingo Junction Police executes warrant for drugs; saves 8 children <–

Police said they were able to execute a search warrant and found drugs, firearms, and other items that would be used to prepare and sell drugs. One woman was arrested for child endangerment and police are still looking for another man who has a warrant. 

Two Ohio County residents were tested for monkeypox this week, but both tested negative. 

–> Two area residents tested for monkeypox in Ohio County <–

The Ohio County Health Department explained these two people are not a couple, but both met the qualifications for testing with flu-like symptoms, swollen lymph nodes, a rash and recent travel. Right now, only four cases are being reported in West Virginia. 

After a tornado damaged the community of Dallas, West Virginia, the town isn’t hesitating to help others in need. 

–> Dallas, West Virginia delivers hope to flooded Eastern Kentucky <–

The Dallas Volunteer Fire Department donated a firetruck that will be making the journey to the small town of Carr Fork in Kentucky.  Flooding there two weeks ago has families still displaced from their homes and debris all over the streets. 

The much-loved Heritage Music Bluesfest returned to the stage this weekend. 

–> Heritage Music BluesFest returns for 2022 <–

Local, national and even international performers played to the crowds that packed Heritage Port. With the exception of 2020, its taken place every year since 2001. This year, Bluesfest partnered with Roxby Development to book the entire McClure House Hotel for the weekend. 

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