Monthly Archives: May 2016

Editorial: Restaurant Owner Pursues Commenter

Are Facebook comments protected free speech? What if the comments are critical of a business? An angry proprietor from Marietta has filed a police report against a single mother over the alleged “loss of business” the pizza maker suffered after … Continue reading

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Odyssey 7 Theater at Lafayette Square 5/20 – 5/26/16

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Dispute Turns to Shooting – Arsonist Arrested

A family dispute in Vienna on Tuesday night turned into a violent scene when one half-brother shot the other. 34 year old John Conrad was shot in the face with a 38 caliber handgun. 50 year old Scott Baker was … Continue reading

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Connection Nears Completion

Crews have been working around the clock to complete a connection between Parkersburg and Vienna water in light of the EPA’s new health advisory on C8 or perfluorooctaonic acid. While Parkersburg’s water has measurable quantities of the industrial solvent, the … Continue reading

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Chemours Leak Explained

An accidental release of chemicals at Chemours prompted employees to shelter in place and nonessential personnel were advised not to report. Company officials say there were no injuries that occurred due to the leak of hydrochlorofluorocarbons and chlorofluorcarbons – highly … Continue reading

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Bartlett Traffic Stop Yields Drugs

A traffic stop in Bartlett by agents of the Ohio Organized Crime Investigations Commission on Tuesday, May 23 turned into an arrest for two Washington County residents on drug charges. 35 year old Derek Ryan Whytsell of Marietta and 30 … Continue reading

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New Federal Guidelines for C8 Exposure

Read Callie’s full coverage of the Vienna C8 issue on WPKMradio.com. New Federal Guidelines for C8 Exposure

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Addiction Help Available

A 24 hour helpline is now available for West Virginians who are suffering from addiction or mental health issues. First Choice Services operates Help 4 WV with a call and text line at 1-844-Help-4 WV. Specialists and recovery coaches are … Continue reading

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Enviros Protest Fracking the WNF – Middleport Arsonist Arrested – Police Fired for DUI

Concerned environmental groups from all over the Valley joined forces today for a press conference to make people aware that there is a proposal to bring hydraulic fracturing to the Wayne National Forest. A public comment period is open with … Continue reading

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