Monthly Archives: January 2016

Athens Police Seek Serial Rapist: DNA Connects Offender to Multiple Crimes

Athens County officials are looking for a serial rapist. The individual whose composite sketch was released by authorities this week is connected with one rape in 2006 and two last year – one an attempted assault. Police say there could … Continue reading

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EPA: No More C8 than 100 Parts Per Trillion

The US EPA issued its most cautionary heath advisory to date in response to concerns from community members who recently learned their water was contaminated with PFOA – trade name C8. It is a situation all too familiar to residents … Continue reading

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Charlie Daniels Band Tickets Available 1/20

The Charlie Daniels Band will be performing at the newly opened Peoples Bank Theatre in Marietta on April 1. Tickets for the concert go on sale this week at the theatre. Ticket sales will begin at 10 am on January … Continue reading

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The Awl’s Interview with Callie Lyons

http://www.theawl.com/2016/01/the-non-stick-chemicals-between-us  

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ACLU WV Sues Over Prisoner Water Shortage

This week the ACLU West Virginia put the state on notice that they will be filing a lawsuit on behalf of prisoners who were incarcerated during the Freedom Industries chemical spill in 2014 that left residents of Charleston and nine … Continue reading

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Water Treatment Plants Monitor Styrene Spill Upriver

Water treatment plants along the Ohio River are monitoring the river for styrene following a spill this (Friday) morning near Chester, West Virginia. The Ohio River Valley Sanitation Commission is working with the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection to … Continue reading

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EPA Tox Challenge – High Cost of Cancer – Frames from St. Joe’s

EPA Challenges Researchers to Improve Tox Screening Data The Environmental Protection Agency and National Institutes of Health are issuing a challenge that will award up to $1 million to improve data generated from automated chemical screening technology used for toxicity … Continue reading

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Detroit Dealer Arrested – Hot Chocolate – Mountain Ink

Detroit Dealer Arrested by PPD & ATF Early Saturday morning, Parkersburg Police and the ATF arrested two individuals on drug charges. 37 year old Anthony Shawn Taylor of Michigan and 21 year old Taylor Dawn Kirby of Parkersburg were taken … Continue reading

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Town Hall Endeavors to Plot Community Solutions

This week a group of concerned citizens will host a Town Hall meeting to discuss issues of importance to Parkersburg. “Neighbors” is a group that meets monthly to make improvements to the community. The group is discussing ways to move … Continue reading

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On the Record with Rick Woodyard

RCNN is ringing in 2016 by expanding our website to include interviews with the River City’s movers and shakers.  Today we begin with an interview with Rick Woodyard, who is the Wood County 911 Coordinator and a candidate for sheriff. … Continue reading

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