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Senator Lou Gentile visits Promiseland preschool

Senator Lou Gentile visits Promiseland preschool

Senator Lou Gentile paid a visit to the Promiseland Pre-school at Scott Methodist Church on Monday. He talked about the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014, stronger health and safety standards and increased investment in program quality as well as just saying hello to the kids who offered him some pudding and a smile.

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BREAKING: Two vehicle collision on 151

BREAKING: Two vehicle collision on 151

TAPPAN- A Monessen, Pa., man driving a Gaspatch LLC pickup truck southbound on Tunnel Hill Road, was attempting to cross Ohio 151, slammed the front end of a two-door Chevy Spitzer traveling westbound. The female driver of the Chevy was taken by ambulance to Bowerston Park where Medflight airlifted her to Akron General Hospital. Mason Rands, 28, who was driving the pickup, was cited for failure to yield from a stop sign, according to State Highway Patrol officials on the scene. The woman’s injuries do not appear to be life-threatening, according to State Highway Patrol. The accident is under further investigation.              

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What’s ahead

What’s ahead

                    Here’s a brief look at what’s coming in the Oct. 25 edition of the News-Herald. Ebola and Harrison County Harrison Community Hospital details their preparations and readiness in the event of a patient showing symptoms of the virus. Stabile receives probation Autumn Stabile, who is accused of the burglary of a Jewett resident gets her day in court. Preserving history A wonderful look at the history of the little schoolhouse that sits by Wallace Lodge at Sally Buffalo Park, and what it took to save it. And more. Be sure to check your local retailer for the News-Herald this Saturday.

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Harrison County Military Support Group packing for troops

Harrison County Military Support Group packing for troops

The Harrison County Military Support Group will be packing care packages for the troops on Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 6 p.m. at the Cadiz firehouse. They are in need of cookies to be donated for the packages.

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SWCD appoints new member

SWCD appoints new member

By JD LONG News-Herald Staff Writer CADIZ –The Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) held their 69th annual meeting last Thursday at the Sally Buffalo Park’s Wallace Lodge. One new member, Kathy Depew, was elected to the board while Tillie Heavilin was re-elected. Heavilin has been a teacher and a 4-H advisor for 61 years and has been a long-time member of the SWCD. She also lives on a farm operated by her two sons in Nottingham Township. Depew is a member of the Cadiz Women’s Civic Club and the Harrison County Beekeepers Association. She has a keen interest in becoming involved with the Cadiz community, which was a motivator in getting involved in the SWCD. Along with gratitude handed out to the Harrison County Commissioner’s, Don Bethel, Chairman Dale Norris and Bill Host, Harrison County Auditor, Patrick Moore was given special thanks for donating $20,000 to the SWCD from the auditor’s fund, which can be matched by the state. Don Jones, stepping down after nine years as member and chairman on the SWCD, was given the Outstanding Service Award. He recalled how after just six months as a member he was asked to step up and remembered how tight money was back then. “If I need to come back to a board meeting or two I’d be glad to do it,” he said. Remarks aimed at society more than education, Jones stated that society is worrying too much on how young kids can pass a test as opposed to how they can work. “I don’t agree with what we’re doing,” he said. Other awards handed out went to Sarah Cross, educator of the year; Hall of Fame inductee was Bill Wallace, a graduate of Ohio State University. The Conservation Farm of the Year was awarded to Spring Valley Road LLC, owned by Terry Scott and Kevin Willoughby. Chad Amos, Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Soil and Water, announced a silent auction net of $366, which is $100 more than last year, according to Amos. Various gifts included Tupperware, crafts and picture frames with all proceeds benefitting adult and youth conservation education.

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Obituaries

Dale David Snodgrass

Dale David Snodgrass

Dale David Snodgrass, 96, of Hopedale, Ohio died Monday evening Oct. 27, 2014 in Harrison Community Hospital, Cadiz. Dale was born in Wintersville, Ohio on July 14, 1918 the son of the late Thomas and Esther McGeary Snodgrass. Dale was also preceded in death by three brothers, two sisters, and his wife, Pearl Kuhn Snodgrass whom he married on Dec. 26, 1943. He was a graduate of the Bloomingdale High School class of 1936. He worked at Douglas Aircraft in California and retired from Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel. He was a member of the Hopedale United Methodist Church and the United Steel Workers of America. He enjoyed traveling and working on cars. Dale is survived by two daughters- Sherry (Clyde) Compher of New Rumley, Ohio and Bonnie Tressler Hayton of Middleburg, Fla. seven grandchildren – Lois Baker, Charla Absolomn, Shari Tressler, Emily Roe, Whitney Hayton. David and Michael Compher. There are 13 great grandchildren and one great great granddaughter. Friends may call at the Blackburn Funeral Home, 324 High Street in Hopedale, Ohio on Thursday Oct. 30, from 5 until 8 pm. Services are there on Friday Oct. 31, at 11 a.m. Rev. Ruby Foutz will officiate. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery. A special thanks to Dr. Prasad, nurses at Harrison Comm. Hospital, and the nurses and staff at Gables Care Center.

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HC Cheerleaders run inaugural 5k

HC Cheerleaders run inaugural 5k

By JD LONG News-Herald Staff Writer   CADIZ – For the first time the Harrison Central cheerleaders partnered with the American Cancer Society (ACS) for an inaugural 5k race at Sally Buffalo Park, last Saturday. “We’re hoping this becomes an annual event,” Jenny Thomas said, who is secretary of the cheerleader’s parents club. Using the mascot of the Huskies, they had t-shirts printed up that said, “Paws for the Cause,” with “Huskies” written below. The top three men were, Zach Henry with a winning time of 20:35, followed by Wayne Dagan and Richard Harding. For the women, Marlilyn Luyster came in at 23:46 for first place, with Shawne Arbaugh and Alex Williamson taking second and third place respectively. Some of the prizes the American Cancer Society donated included, t-shirts, ink pens, key chains and coffee mugs. Janice Williamson, president of the cheerleader’s club was impressed with the first-time results. “We raised $2,200,” Williamson said. “For our first time, I think we did quite well.” The arrangement made is that half the money will be donated to the ACS and the other half to the cheerleaders club. Williamson was especially grateful to Sally Buffalo Park, Scio’s EMT unit, which was on site, Baker’s Foods, Willy Walker, Bethany Barth from ACS, McDonald’s donating yogurt for the runners and Robin Rawson from Something Said T-shirts.

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Boss Bison Ranch holds fundraiser

Boss Bison Ranch holds fundraiser

By JD LONG New-Herald Staff Writer CADIZ – If you missed the calling of the drums at the Boss Bison Ranch, then you missed a lot. The ranch just off of Unionvale Road, held a non-profit festival for the Tri-county community action organization, Harcatus, to aid and benefit the organization’s efforts in helping the communities of Harrison, Tuscarawas and Carroll counties. The farm, owned and run by John and Karen Sticht, were thrilled with the results for the two-day event. Karen estimated the crowd to be around 500 for the weekend where they accumulated eight large boxes of canned goods from donations and raised approximately $300 to help Harcatus buy meat. “Basically, it was a good weekend,” Karen said. “It was different, people just enjoyed it.” When they woke Saturday, John noticed that a new calf was born bringing their total to 19. “Nature blessed us with another calf,” Karen said. Check out this Saturday’s edition of the News-Herald for the full story

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Dale David Snodgrass

Dale David Snodgrass

Dale David Snodgrass, 96, of Hopedale, Ohio died Monday evening Oct. 27, 2014 in Harrison Community Hospital, Cadiz. Dale was born in Wintersville, Ohio on July 14, 1918 the son of the late Thomas and Esther McGeary Snodgrass. Dale was also preceded in death by three brothers, two sisters, and his wife, Pearl Kuhn Snodgrass whom he married on Dec. 26, 1943. He was a graduate of the Bloomingdale High School class of 1936. He worked at Douglas Aircraft in California and retired from Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel. He was a member of the Hopedale United Methodist Church and the United Steel Workers of America. He enjoyed traveling and working on cars. Dale is survived by two daughters- Sherry (Clyde) Compher of New Rumley, Ohio and Bonnie Tressler Hayton of Middleburg, Fla. seven grandchildren – Lois Baker, Charla Absolomn, Shari Tressler, Emily Roe, Whitney Hayton. David and Michael Compher. There are 13 great grandchildren and one great great granddaughter. Friends may call at the Blackburn Funeral Home, 324 High Street in Hopedale, Ohio on Thursday Oct. 30, from 5 until 8 pm. Services are there on Friday Oct. 31, at 11 a.m. Rev. Ruby Foutz will officiate. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery. A special thanks to Dr. Prasad, nurses at Harrison Comm. Hospital, and the nurses and staff at Gables Care Center.

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Senator Lou Gentile visits Promiseland preschool

Senator Lou Gentile visits Promiseland preschool

Senator Lou Gentile paid a visit to the Promiseland Pre-school at Scott Methodist Church on Monday. He talked about the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014, stronger health and safety standards and increased investment in program quality as well as just saying hello to the kids who offered him some pudding and a smile.

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BREAKING: Two vehicle collision on 151

BREAKING: Two vehicle collision on 151

TAPPAN- A Monessen, Pa., man driving a Gaspatch LLC pickup truck southbound on Tunnel Hill Road, was attempting to cross Ohio 151, slammed the front end of a two-door Chevy Spitzer traveling westbound. The female driver of the Chevy was taken by ambulance to Bowerston Park where Medflight airlifted her to Akron General Hospital. Mason Rands, 28, who was driving the pickup, was cited for failure to yield from a stop sign, according to State Highway Patrol officials on the scene. The woman’s injuries do not appear to be life-threatening, according to State Highway Patrol. The accident is under further investigation.              

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What’s ahead

What’s ahead

                    Here’s a brief look at what’s coming in the Oct. 25 edition of the News-Herald. Ebola and Harrison County Harrison Community Hospital details their preparations and readiness in the event of a patient showing symptoms of the virus. Stabile receives probation Autumn Stabile, who is accused of the burglary of a Jewett resident gets her day in court. Preserving history A wonderful look at the history of the little schoolhouse that sits by Wallace Lodge at Sally Buffalo Park, and what it took to save it. And more. Be sure to check your local retailer for the News-Herald this Saturday.

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Byron Ross Trotter

Byron Ross Trotter

Byron “Barney” Ross Trotter – 93, of Jewett, Ohio died Friday morning in Trinity Hospital Steubenville. He was born in Jewett on Aug. 12, 1921 the son of late Saunders and Ethel Aiken Trotter. He also was preceded by a brother Newell Trotter. He was a graduate of the Jewett High School Class of 1939. Barney was a member of the Jewett St. James Lutheran Church. Byron was a retired coal miner with over 43 years. Working for Apex Coal and retired from Consolidation Coal and was a member of UMWA. Surviving are his wife of 68 years Mary Joyce Trotter of Jewett, his son Thomas (Deborah) Trotter of Jewett, Grandsons – Ty (Leslie) Trotter of East Peoria, Illinois, Treg Trotter of Akron, Ohio and great grandchildren Thayer and Isla Trotter of East Peoria, Illinois. Also a sister Letha McMannis of Scio and sister-in-law Naomi Trotter of Cadiz and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Blackburn Funeral Home at 416 East Main Street in Jewett on Monday Oct. 20, from 5 to 8 p.m. with services there on Tuesday Oct. 21, at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery. Pastor Sarah Walker Brown officiating. Blackburn Funeral Homes (740) 946-3351 www.blackburnfuneralhomes.com

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Harrison County Military Support Group packing for troops

Harrison County Military Support Group packing for troops

The Harrison County Military Support Group will be packing care packages for the troops on Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 6 p.m. at the Cadiz firehouse. They are in need of cookies to be donated for the packages.

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Lois A. Link

Lois A. Link

Lois A. Link, 77, of Uhrichsville, was called home to Heaven on Saturday, Oct. 18, after a bravely fought battle with cancer. Born Aug. 12, 1937 in Uhrichsville, she was a daughter of the late John Edward and Grayce Irene (Watson) Williams. On Feb. 23, 1999, she was preceded in death by her husband, Tom Eugene Link, to whom she was wed on Oct. 2, 1954. She is also preceded in death by her daughters, Christina Hamilton and Beth Moreland; and brothers, Roy, John Jr., and Don Williams. Lois was a 1955 graduate of Uhrichsville High School and a longtime member of Feed Spring Church near Uhrichsville. Throughout her life, she was devoted to caring for her family and home, especially enjoying sewing for them, as well as decorative painting. She is survived by her son, Doug (Kim) Link of Uhrichsville; grandchildren: Nathan (Amy) Hamilton, Randy (Alexis) Moreland, Joshua (Jessica) Link, Adam Hamilton, Heather (Kevin) Baylor and Becky “Clyde” (Chris) Moreland; great-grandchildren: LaKozza, Christina, Cody, Eleanor, Austin, Alexis, Briyanna, Christopher, Dylan, Ellie, Gabby, Libby, Maddy, Abbie, Lillie, Deanna, and Wesley; and great-great-grandchildren: Christian, Noah, Danielle, and Michael; many nieces and nephews; and a large extended family, including her in-laws. Services for Lois, officiated by Pastor Milo Baker, will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 22, in the R.K. Lindsey Funeral Home in Dennison. Interment will follow in the Link Family Cemetery near Uhrichsville. Visitation will be held 4  to 7 p.m. on Tuesday. Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice. R.K. Lindsey Funeral Home, Inc. (740) 922-1970 www.lindseyfh.com

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Oma Jean Ramsey

Oma Jean Ramsey, age 72, of New Rumley, died Thursday, Oct. 16, in Great Trails Care Center in Minerva. Born April 30, 1942 in Duck, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Dorsey Jarvis and Martha Jane Dawson Jarvis. She worked at Cardinal Rubber in Barberton retiring in 2001 after 24 years of service. Oma enjoyed collecting porcelain dolls, watching television and spending time with her family. She was preceded in death by her husband Millroy Ramsey on Nov. 10, 2003; they were married March 25, 1966. Surviving are her sons Rodney (Jeannie) Ramsey of Akron, Millroy Allen (Vicky) Ramsey of New Rumley and Shawn D. (Tina) Ramsey of Scio; grandchildren Shawn Nathan, Hanah Kelli, Troy Lee, Adam Kyle, Dakota Dawn and Wyatt Dean; brothers Bassel and James Jarvis and sisters Carol Jarvis, Phyllis Marks and Melba Ramsey. Services will be held Monday, Oct. 27 at 10 a.m. in Koch Funeral Home, Scio with Rev. Billy Dawson officiating. Burial will follow in New Rumley Methodist Cemetery. Friends may call Sunday, Oct. 26 from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Koch, Scio (740) 945-6161 www.kochfuneral.com

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SWCD appoints new member

SWCD appoints new member

By JD LONG News-Herald Staff Writer CADIZ –The Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) held their 69th annual meeting last Thursday at the Sally Buffalo Park’s Wallace Lodge. One new member, Kathy Depew, was elected to the board while Tillie Heavilin was re-elected. Heavilin has been a teacher and a 4-H advisor for 61 years and has been a long-time member of the SWCD. She also lives on a farm operated by her two sons in Nottingham Township. Depew is a member of the Cadiz Women’s Civic Club and the Harrison County Beekeepers Association. She has a keen interest in becoming involved with the Cadiz community, which was a motivator in getting involved in the SWCD. Along with gratitude handed out to the Harrison County Commissioner’s, Don Bethel, Chairman Dale Norris and Bill Host, Harrison County Auditor, Patrick Moore was given special thanks for donating $20,000 to the SWCD from the auditor’s fund, which can be matched by the state. Don Jones, stepping down after nine years as member and chairman on the SWCD, was given the Outstanding Service Award. He recalled how after just six months as a member he was asked to step up and remembered how tight money was back then. “If I need to come back to a board meeting or two I’d be glad to do it,” he said. Remarks aimed at society more than education, Jones stated that society is worrying too much on how young kids can pass a test as opposed to how they can work. “I don’t agree with what we’re doing,” he said. Other awards handed out went to Sarah Cross, educator of the year; Hall of Fame inductee was Bill Wallace, a graduate of Ohio State University. The Conservation Farm of the Year was awarded to Spring Valley Road LLC, owned by Terry Scott and Kevin Willoughby. Chad Amos, Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Soil and Water, announced a silent auction net of $366, which is $100 more than last year, according to Amos. Various gifts included Tupperware, crafts and picture frames with all proceeds benefitting adult and youth conservation education.

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Paul B. McKnight

Paul B. McKnight of New Rumley, Ohio passed away on Oct. 2. He left behind one sister Kitty Watts of Hendersonville Tenn., a brother and sister-in-law Terry and Sandy Watts of Barberton, Ohio. Two sons Paul Allen McKnight and Kevin Ray and daughter-in-law Tammy of New Rumley Ohio. A daughter Dawn (McKnight) and son-in-law Raymond Maurer. Six grandchildren and two great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was a member of the Overland Express Band for over 30 years. A past employee of St. Regis Company and caretaker at Bethlehem cemetery in Malvern, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his mother and stepfather Opal and Roy Watts, a nephew Bryan Watts and a great grandson Kippy Lee Parsons. He was also a member of New Rumley United Methodist Church. Private arrangements for family and close friends only.

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