Parkersburg: Deer celebrate; Council nixes urban hunt August 25, 2010

Deer celebrate; Council nixes urban hunt Parkersburg News 8/25/2010  

Council members Sharyn Tallman, Sharon Lynch, Sandy and Wilcox voted against the proposed hunt. Council members Mike Reynolds, Jim Reed, Tom Joyce and Kimes voted to approve it.

Rockhold, who had previously supported the matter, voted it down.

"We need to have opportunities to discuss it," he explained after the meeting.

He cited unanswered questions surrounding ATVs, hunting permits and another city ordinance pertaining to city parks that outlaw hunting and fishing in nature preserves and conservation parks.

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