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Afternoon crash kills driver

Afternoon crash kills driver

SCIO – The Ohio State Highway Patrol is currently investigating a one vehicle crash that occurred on July 20, 2015 at 12:05 p.m. on U.S. 250, Stock Township,...

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Marathon Oil purchases MarkWest Energy

Marathon Oil purchases MarkWest Energy

CADIZ – This past week it was announced that Marathon Oil (MPLX) had entered into an agreement to purchase MarkWest Energy for $20 billion, $15.63 after incurring...

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Local unions hold rally in Cadiz

Local unions hold rally in Cadiz

CADIZ – Oil and gas jobs that are not going to enough locals from the Ohio Valley have reached demonstration proportions. Thursday, numerous union workers...

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Jewett to hold emergency meeting

Jewett to hold emergency meeting

JEWETT – A dilemma rose during Wednesday night’s regular council meeting. Mayor, Dwight Busby decided with council members that a special meeting needed...

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Sall, Klotz cases resolved

Sall, Klotz cases resolved

By JD LONG News-Herald Staff Writer CADIZ – The past two weeks have seen the resolution of two cases that have been pending for the past several months. Natasha...

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Harrison County Fair gets underway

Harrison County Fair gets underway

The Harrison County Fair got underway today with Harrison County Commissioners Don Bethel and Dale Norris, and Congressman Bill Johnson on hand to kick off the festivities....

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Tree knocks down power line near Scio plant

Tree knocks down power line near Scio plant

SCIO – A storm blew through the area Tuesday uprooting a large tree next to the American Legion in Scio where it knocked down a power line, which was just...

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Sheriff announces July 4 safety initiative

Sheriff announces July 4 safety initiative

The Harrison County Sheriff’s Office is announcing their annual July 4 traffic safety initiative. Sgt. Robert Toker states there will be extra patrols beginning...

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Indictments handed down for Clark, Singhaus

Indictments handed down for Clark, Singhaus

HARRISON COUNTY – Friday afternoon, five indictments were handed down for Wesley B. Clark who is accused of murdering Dustin Moreland of Dennison within the...

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Accident on U.S. 22 ties up traffic

Accident on U.S. 22 ties up traffic

ATHENS TOWNSHIP – An an 18-wheeler truck from an unknown company ran off U.S. 22 on the edge of Athens Township approximately 12:30 p.m. Friday afternoon. According...

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