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Scarves Embracing Cadiz And Surrounding Areas

Scarves Embracing Cadiz And Surrounding Areas

(Bob Fitch helped out on Thursday’s cold day to hang a few scarves as part of the Scarf Project based out of New Philadelphia. The scarves, which were also distributed around town by Darla Ankeny and Toni Kaltenbaugh are also taking them around the various area counties as well.) By JD LONG jim@harrisonnewsherald.com CADIZ – Thursday was a cold and bitter day and one of the items to keep you warm would be a nice, homemade scarf. Well, now there are plenty hanging from light poles-at least as of Thursday afternoon-around the Cadiz village square compliments of the Scarf Project. These people who donate their time then come out to tie scarves around poles with little tags that read: “I am not lost, I was hand made for you! If you are cold and need me, please take me!” have been around for a few years. Bob Fitch, Darla Ankeny and Toni Kaltenbaugh were three braving the 33-degree temperatures in the face of a wind that begged for a warm scarf. Kaltenbaugh said she made a few but most came from donations as far as Florida, she said. Last year the total was over 100 scarves and this year they reached over 1,500. The project is based out of New Philadelphia and Kaltenbaugh said they are distributing the multi-colored scarves throughout the surrounding counties with contacts in Cleveland, as well. “It’s been a great success,” she said after relaying the story of seeing a video on Facebook of a similar project and jumped on board. She said after sharing the video the process “exploded.” “My goal is to hit all the counties around us,” Kaltenbaugh added.

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Harrison County Military Support Group to pack for Christmas

Harrison County Military Support Group to pack for Christmas

The Harrison County Military Support Group will meet Dec.12 to assemble the boxes for the troops for Christmas. Thanks go out to all those who have helped in the past with packings and for those who have purchased containers for cookies to be sent. These are very important to what they are trying to do. Anyone who wishes to donate cookies are asked to get them to the group as close to 6 as possible on the 12th. Anyone wanting to help with the packing is welcome to attend and participate. Any help is appreciated with any of the projects. They look forward to bringing a little bit of  “home” to our soldiers.

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Supreme Court Drops Case In Local Pipeline Dispute

Supreme Court Drops Case In Local Pipeline Dispute

By JD LONG jim@harrisonnewsherald.com HARRISON COUNTY – The long and winding road of Sunoco vs Teter was as long and tricky as the pipelines in the ground that reach from here to the Delaware border. And now it’s over—for now. Sunoco Pipeline argued that since they had already re-routed their pipeline around Carol A. Teter’s Harrison County property that the case was moot and the Supreme Court agreed to dismiss. It was not a decision Teter or her partner, John Lovejoy agreed with or wanted but since that time of disappointment was handed down, some cracks of light have shown through in their outlook. “We knew last spring that we won the heart of our case, which was to have them reroute the pipeline around our farm, and not bother us in the future,” Lovejoy said speaking for his partner, Carol Teter. “We could have walked away then, but since we had a solid case with expert witness testimony, a brilliant attorney in Nick Andersen (law firm of Arenstein and Andersen), and the Harrison County Farm Bureau and the Ohio Farm Bureau working with us, we decided to try to win it for all property owners in Ohio.” On July 24th of this year Sunoco filed their motion of “mootness” and to dismiss the existing case since they had successfully re-routed around the Teter property. Teter responded in a brief arguing against the case being “moot” and against dismissal stating that, “Teter has always suspected that Sunoco would not follow through with its contractual obligations in the confidential settlement agreement.” “When Sunoco filed its Suggestion of Mootness and Motion to Dismiss without mentioning the settlement agreement, Teter became even more concerned about Sunoco’s motives with regards to the terms of the settlement agreement,” Teter’s brief states. That “settlement agreement” included a payment ($200,000) to Teter with concessions including giving up rights to the Teter property for 30 years among other things. Andersen stated that the 30-year agreement had to do with the basic fact that Teter and Lovejoy did not want to be bothered in their lifetimes, hence, the 30 years. On August 15th Sunoco filed a response to Teter’s argument against dismissal stating that some sections of the Teter brief contained “misleading statements.” Sunoco argued that Teter included the words “legal owner” regarding easements on Teter’s property but Sunoco stated that they are not and pointed out that the court only gave Sunoco the “’right’ to appropriate easements,” according to the August motion. “Teter and Sunoco executed a settlement agreement resolving all disputes between them relating to this matter (“Settlement Agreement.”),” Sunoco’s motion states. It continued by stating that Sunoco has no interest in the Teter property by relinquishing “all right, title and interest in the Teter property.” Sunoco felt that Teter’s contention that Suncoco could take possession of easements and build another pipeline was misleading. In other words Sunoco argued that Teter was wording their brief as if “Sunoco could build a pipeline on Teter’s property tomorrow.” But in later wording Sunoco admits as “technically accurate” to Teter’s claim that there is nothing preventing Sunoco from paying Teter compensation and building a pipeline on their property. What Sunoco stated in their motion to dismiss is that easements are “nothing more than unenforceable pieces of paper” and remind the court that no compensation was paid or that easements were signed and recorded. “And none of these things can ever (emphasis) occur because Sunoco has waived away any interest in the Teter property through the parties ‘Settlement Agreement,’” according to Sunoco’s motion. According to the Supreme Court’s decision, though, along with dismissing the case also found Sunoco’s claim against Teter’s statements in their brief “is denied as moot,” thereby striking down Sunoco’s argument. The “Settlement Agreement” as part of their case, was the result of a dispute “over a discharge of drilling-mud seeping onto the Teter property that occurred as a result of drilling activities on a neighboring property.” The agreement was executed on May 3rd of this year. “Waging this legal battle put a hole in our savings,” Lovejoy later added. “Thanks to Nick (Andersen) negotiating this agreement, the hole is much smaller.” The Ohio Farm Bureau (OFB) also filed a brief on behalf of their members and Teter-Lovejoy. But just what the OFB and Teter wanted, the case to be heard before the Ohio Supreme Court, won’t happen thereby, leaving the issue of whether a “finished natural gas” can flow through pipelines via eminent domain unclear, as the OFB stated in their Buckeye Farm News (BFN) dated November-December, 2017. “We wanted the court to consider how eminent domain power should be used when a private company is going to lay a pipeline to transport products like butane or ethane for private use–to an industrial complex, for example–and not delivering gas into people’s homes,” OFB Policy Counsel, Leah Curtis as quoted in the BFN article. Andersen admits that this issue of eminent domain and what can be construed, as petroleum is not over. “This will come up again,” he said. Lovejoy agreed stating that he and Teter felt they had to fight for the right to say no. “While we didn’t get the ruling, it looks like the effect was almost as good. Natural gas liquid pipelines right-of-ways will have to be negotiated fairly with landowners,” Lovejoy explained. “While we wanted a final decision on our case, the fact that the Ohio Supreme Court took our case and stopped construction on our property created enough uncertainty that it’s very unlikely any pipeline company would try to use the Seventh District’s wrongheaded opinion to use eminent domain.” Andersen agreed but sends a warning to landowners in case they are approached as Teter was. “Ohio landowners should certainly be aware that this controversy exists and contact experienced legal counsel if they are approached for this type of pipeline,” Andersen said but included the promising fact that the Supreme Court did hear Teter’s appeal adding that there is “some question as to the validity of taking private land to build NGL pipelines.”

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Oil & Gas Industry Partners with the U.S. Marine Corps  Toys for Tots program to help families in Southeast Ohio

Oil & Gas Industry Partners with the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots program to help families in Southeast Ohio

  American Petroleum Institute, Ascent Resources, Carroll County Energy LLC, Ebbert Farm Market,  Energy in Depth Ohio, EdgeMarc Energy, Hess Corp, MarkWest Energy Partners, Ohio Oil and Gas Association, Ohio Gas Association COLUMBUS — Ohio’s oil and gas industry is partnering with Toys for Tots in six counties in Southeast to collect toys for distribution to those in need in early December. This program, with roots dating back to 1947, has helped countless families over the years and this year as in past, the industry has joined in to help. Those who wish to sign up need to register online at www.toysfortotsohio.com, then under the Give and Receive section click, Family Toy Request Form by Monday, Dec. 4 to be included in the program this year. For any other questions please contact Deb Oberlin at ohtoysfortots@gmail.com or(330) 418-2330. Here is a list of the counties, with distribution dates along with their hosts for the 2017 program. Harrison County: Friday, Dec.  8  Hosted by MarkWest Energy Partners Carroll County: Monday, Dec. 11  Hosted by Carroll County Energy LLC. Jefferson County: Tuesday, Dec. 12  Hosted by Hess Corp. Guernsey County: Wednesday, Dec. 13  Hosted by Ascent Resources Monroe County: Friday, Dec. 15 Hosted by EdgeMarc Energy Belmont County: Sunday, Dec. 17  Hosted by Sound of Promise and Ebbert Farm Markets

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Crash on U.S. 250 results in fatality

Crash on U.S. 250 results in fatality

HARRISON COUNTY – The Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) is currently investigating a two vehicle fatal crash on U.S. 250 in Cadiz Township on Nov. 24. Unit #1 is a 2004 Ford Escape that was eastbound on U.S. 250 and drove off the left side of the road striking a mailbox. The Ford continued by striking the rear of a parked semi-truck (Unit #2). The driver of the Ford is Mark A. Cameron, 42 year-old male from 863 Peru Olena Road, Norwalk, Ohio. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. There was a passenger, Patricia S. Cameron, 49 years of age, also of 863 Peru Olena Road, Norwalk, Ohio was transported to an area hospital with minor injuries. Both occupants in the Ford Escape were wearing their safety belt. It is unknown at this time what caused the Ford to drive off the roadway. The crash remains under investigation.

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Scarves Embracing Cadiz And Surrounding Areas

Scarves Embracing Cadiz And Surrounding Areas

(Bob Fitch helped out on Thursday’s cold day to hang a few scarves as part of the Scarf Project based out of New Philadelphia. The scarves, which were also distributed around town by Darla Ankeny and Toni Kaltenbaugh are also taking them around the various area counties as well.) By JD LONG jim@harrisonnewsherald.com CADIZ – Thursday was a cold and bitter day and one of the items to keep you warm would be a nice, homemade scarf. Well, now there are plenty hanging from light poles-at least as of Thursday afternoon-around the Cadiz village square compliments of the Scarf Project. These people who donate their time then come out to tie scarves around poles with little tags that read: “I am not lost, I was hand made for you! If you are cold and need me, please take me!” have been around for a few years. Bob Fitch, Darla Ankeny and Toni Kaltenbaugh were three braving the 33-degree temperatures in the face of a wind that begged for a warm scarf. Kaltenbaugh said she made a few but most came from donations as far as Florida, she said. Last year the total was over 100 scarves and this year they reached over 1,500. The project is based out of New Philadelphia and Kaltenbaugh said they are distributing the multi-colored scarves throughout the surrounding counties with contacts in Cleveland, as well. “It’s been a great success,” she said after relaying the story of seeing a video on Facebook of a similar project and jumped on board. She said after sharing the video the process “exploded.” “My goal is to hit all the counties around us,” Kaltenbaugh added.

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Carol L. Jones

Carol L. Jones

Carol L. Jones, 84, of Cadiz, died Monday, Dec. 4, 2017 at Lifeline Hospital, Wintersville. She was born Nov. 20, 1933 in Harrisville, Ohio, a daughter of the late Carson “Pinky” and Irene Jett Frashure. Carol was a homemaker and a member of Scott United Methodist Church in Cadiz, where she was active with various church organizations and circles. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Eugene Jones; a daughter; Linda Jones; a son, Greg Jones; and a sister, Shirley Frashure. Surviving are a son, Rick (Charlotte) Jones of Wintersville; two brothers, Keith (Betty) Frashure of Port St. Lucie, Fla., and Monte (Esther) Frashure of Cadiz; two sisters, Sandy (Art) McFadden of Tennessee and Myrna (Jim) Keyser of Cadiz; two grandchildren, Hilary (Cameron) Diggs of Chicago and Lucas Jones of Cadiz. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Dec. 9, at 11 a.m. at Scott United Methodist Church, 817 E. Market St., Cadiz, Ohio 43907 with Rev. Timothy Monteith and Rev. Clint Quillen officiating. Burial will be held at Cadiz Union Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made to Scott United Methodist Church at the above address. Online condolences may be made at www.clark-kirkland.com.

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Hey Now, Harrison County Episode 9

Hey Now, Harrison County Episode 9

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we sit down and talk to Wendy Ledger, a local cancer survivor who started the Wendy’s Walk/5K. The next walk is taking place Saturday, Oct. 14 at 10 a.m. at the Jewett firehouse in Jewett. There will also be a quarter auction at 2 p.m. Wendy would like to thank all the sponsors who make this and previous events a success:     2017 Sponsors Pennington’s EMI Brian Stull Trucking and Excavating, LLC Classy Confections B&F Dairy Bar Damian Kovarik Excavating and Hauling, LLC Arba-Vue Farms, Inc. Harrison Central Lady Huskies Volleyball Parents Club Kerry’s Haircuts Unlimited Harrison Central Cheerleaders Gary’s Auto Body Koch Funeral Home In Memory of Wilma Albaugh JWCC, JUMC Jewett Volunteer Fire Department and EMS Scio Volunteer Fire Department, EMS, and Auxillary H&B Music Co. Bob & Lori Tubaugh Pam Gibson Dale Norris, Harrison County Commissioner Ronald J. Myers, Harrison County Sheriff

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Scarves Embracing Cadiz And Surrounding Areas

Scarves Embracing Cadiz And Surrounding Areas

(Bob Fitch helped out on Thursday’s cold day to hang a few scarves as part of the Scarf Project based out of New Philadelphia. The scarves, which were also distributed around town by Darla Ankeny and Toni Kaltenbaugh are also taking them around the various area counties as well.) By JD LONG jim@harrisonnewsherald.com CADIZ – Thursday was a cold and bitter day and one of the items to keep you warm would be a nice, homemade scarf. Well, now there are plenty hanging from light poles-at least as of Thursday afternoon-around the Cadiz village square compliments of the Scarf Project. These people who donate their time then come out to tie scarves around poles with little tags that read: “I am not lost, I was hand made for you! If you are cold and need me, please take me!” have been around for a few years. Bob Fitch, Darla Ankeny and Toni Kaltenbaugh were three braving the 33-degree temperatures in the face of a wind that begged for a warm scarf. Kaltenbaugh said she made a few but most came from donations as far as Florida, she said. Last year the total was over 100 scarves and this year they reached over 1,500. The project is based out of New Philadelphia and Kaltenbaugh said they are distributing the multi-colored scarves throughout the surrounding counties with contacts in Cleveland, as well. “It’s been a great success,” she said after relaying the story of seeing a video on Facebook of a similar project and jumped on board. She said after sharing the video the process “exploded.” “My goal is to hit all the counties around us,” Kaltenbaugh added.

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Carol L. Jones

Carol L. Jones

Carol L. Jones, 84, of Cadiz, died Monday, Dec. 4, 2017 at Lifeline Hospital, Wintersville. She was born Nov. 20, 1933 in Harrisville, Ohio, a daughter of the late Carson “Pinky” and Irene Jett Frashure. Carol was a homemaker and a member of Scott United Methodist Church in Cadiz, where she was active with various church organizations and circles. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Eugene Jones; a daughter; Linda Jones; a son, Greg Jones; and a sister, Shirley Frashure. Surviving are a son, Rick (Charlotte) Jones of Wintersville; two brothers, Keith (Betty) Frashure of Port St. Lucie, Fla., and Monte (Esther) Frashure of Cadiz; two sisters, Sandy (Art) McFadden of Tennessee and Myrna (Jim) Keyser of Cadiz; two grandchildren, Hilary (Cameron) Diggs of Chicago and Lucas Jones of Cadiz. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Dec. 9, at 11 a.m. at Scott United Methodist Church, 817 E. Market St., Cadiz, Ohio 43907 with Rev. Timothy Monteith and Rev. Clint Quillen officiating. Burial will be held at Cadiz Union Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made to Scott United Methodist Church at the above address. Online condolences may be made at www.clark-kirkland.com.

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Harrison County Military Support Group to pack for Christmas

Harrison County Military Support Group to pack for Christmas

The Harrison County Military Support Group will meet Dec.12 to assemble the boxes for the troops for Christmas. Thanks go out to all those who have helped in the past with packings and for those who have purchased containers for cookies to be sent. These are very important to what they are trying to do. Anyone who wishes to donate cookies are asked to get them to the group as close to 6 as possible on the 12th. Anyone wanting to help with the packing is welcome to attend and participate. Any help is appreciated with any of the projects. They look forward to bringing a little bit of  “home” to our soldiers.

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Paul S. Townsend

Paul S. Townsend

Paul S. Townsend, 94, retired professional appraiser and tax specialist died on Dec. 1, 2017. He was the husband of the late Janet Johnson Townsend for 56 years, retiring in 1986 from Ashland Inc. after 37 years of service, where he had been a Director of Taxes and later the Director of Corporate Appraisals. He served as Chairman of the KY Petroleum Council, the KY Oil & Gas Assoc. and the WV Petroleum Assoc.  He wrote several articles, which were published in industry trade magazines.  During his business career he taught accounting and business management at the community business college. He was a member of the VFW and a decorated WWII veteran having served in the 84th Railsplitter Division. He was front-line, involved in battles in the Rhineland, including the Battle of the Bulge. He was an active member of Faith Fellowship Church in Lexington serving three yrs. on its Administrative Board. Post retirement hobbies included writing and publishing three fictional novels and three songs, including a hymn dedicated to his late wife which has been sung in local churches. Survivors include his daughter Darla Lavonne Townsend of Louisville, Ky.; brother Leon J. Townsend of High Springs, Fla.; and three nephews. In addition to his beloved wife, he  was preceded in death by parents, Leon F. and Wilma Shambaugh Townsend; and two sisters, Thelma Samples and Lula Mae Townsend. Visitation, Wed., Dec. 6, 5-8 p.m., Milward-Southland, Lexington, Ky. Funeral will be Thurs., Dec. 7, 11:30 a.m., Milward-Southland, with interment following at the Lexington Cemetery. Donations are suggested to Bluegrass Care Navigators, 2312 Alexandria Dr., Lexington, KY 40504 or Hosparus  Health of Louisville, 3532 Ephraim McDowell Dr., Louisville, KY  40205.  www.milwardfuneral.com

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Supreme Court Drops Case In Local Pipeline Dispute

Supreme Court Drops Case In Local Pipeline Dispute

By JD LONG jim@harrisonnewsherald.com HARRISON COUNTY – The long and winding road of Sunoco vs Teter was as long and tricky as the pipelines in the ground that reach from here to the Delaware border. And now it’s over—for now. Sunoco Pipeline argued that since they had already re-routed their pipeline around Carol A. Teter’s Harrison County property that the case was moot and the Supreme Court agreed to dismiss. It was not a decision Teter or her partner, John Lovejoy agreed with or wanted but since that time of disappointment was handed down, some cracks of light have shown through in their outlook. “We knew last spring that we won the heart of our case, which was to have them reroute the pipeline around our farm, and not bother us in the future,” Lovejoy said speaking for his partner, Carol Teter. “We could have walked away then, but since we had a solid case with expert witness testimony, a brilliant attorney in Nick Andersen (law firm of Arenstein and Andersen), and the Harrison County Farm Bureau and the Ohio Farm Bureau working with us, we decided to try to win it for all property owners in Ohio.” On July 24th of this year Sunoco filed their motion of “mootness” and to dismiss the existing case since they had successfully re-routed around the Teter property. Teter responded in a brief arguing against the case being “moot” and against dismissal stating that, “Teter has always suspected that Sunoco would not follow through with its contractual obligations in the confidential settlement agreement.” “When Sunoco filed its Suggestion of Mootness and Motion to Dismiss without mentioning the settlement agreement, Teter became even more concerned about Sunoco’s motives with regards to the terms of the settlement agreement,” Teter’s brief states. That “settlement agreement” included a payment ($200,000) to Teter with concessions including giving up rights to the Teter property for 30 years among other things. Andersen stated that the 30-year agreement had to do with the basic fact that Teter and Lovejoy did not want to be bothered in their lifetimes, hence, the 30 years. On August 15th Sunoco filed a response to Teter’s argument against dismissal stating that some sections of the Teter brief contained “misleading statements.” Sunoco argued that Teter included the words “legal owner” regarding easements on Teter’s property but Sunoco stated that they are not and pointed out that the court only gave Sunoco the “’right’ to appropriate easements,” according to the August motion. “Teter and Sunoco executed a settlement agreement resolving all disputes between them relating to this matter (“Settlement Agreement.”),” Sunoco’s motion states. It continued by stating that Sunoco has no interest in the Teter property by relinquishing “all right, title and interest in the Teter property.” Sunoco felt that Teter’s contention that Suncoco could take possession of easements and build another pipeline was misleading. In other words Sunoco argued that Teter was wording their brief as if “Sunoco could build a pipeline on Teter’s property tomorrow.” But in later wording Sunoco admits as “technically accurate” to Teter’s claim that there is nothing preventing Sunoco from paying Teter compensation and building a pipeline on their property. What Sunoco stated in their motion to dismiss is that easements are “nothing more than unenforceable pieces of paper” and remind the court that no compensation was paid or that easements were signed and recorded. “And none of these things can ever (emphasis) occur because Sunoco has waived away any interest in the Teter property through the parties ‘Settlement Agreement,’” according to Sunoco’s motion. According to the Supreme Court’s decision, though, along with dismissing the case also found Sunoco’s claim against Teter’s statements in their brief “is denied as moot,” thereby striking down Sunoco’s argument. The “Settlement Agreement” as part of their case, was the result of a dispute “over a discharge of drilling-mud seeping onto the Teter property that occurred as a result of drilling activities on a neighboring property.” The agreement was executed on May 3rd of this year. “Waging this legal battle put a hole in our savings,” Lovejoy later added. “Thanks to Nick (Andersen) negotiating this agreement, the hole is much smaller.” The Ohio Farm Bureau (OFB) also filed a brief on behalf of their members and Teter-Lovejoy. But just what the OFB and Teter wanted, the case to be heard before the Ohio Supreme Court, won’t happen thereby, leaving the issue of whether a “finished natural gas” can flow through pipelines via eminent domain unclear, as the OFB stated in their Buckeye Farm News (BFN) dated November-December, 2017. “We wanted the court to consider how eminent domain power should be used when a private company is going to lay a pipeline to transport products like butane or ethane for private use–to an industrial complex, for example–and not delivering gas into people’s homes,” OFB Policy Counsel, Leah Curtis as quoted in the BFN article. Andersen admits that this issue of eminent domain and what can be construed, as petroleum is not over. “This will come up again,” he said. Lovejoy agreed stating that he and Teter felt they had to fight for the right to say no. “While we didn’t get the ruling, it looks like the effect was almost as good. Natural gas liquid pipelines right-of-ways will have to be negotiated fairly with landowners,” Lovejoy explained. “While we wanted a final decision on our case, the fact that the Ohio Supreme Court took our case and stopped construction on our property created enough uncertainty that it’s very unlikely any pipeline company would try to use the Seventh District’s wrongheaded opinion to use eminent domain.” Andersen agreed but sends a warning to landowners in case they are approached as Teter was. “Ohio landowners should certainly be aware that this controversy exists and contact experienced legal counsel if they are approached for this type of pipeline,” Andersen said but included the promising fact that the Supreme Court did hear Teter’s appeal adding that there is “some question as to the validity of taking private land to build NGL pipelines.”

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Marjorie Goldsborough

Marjorie Goldsborough

Marjorie Goldsborough, 85, of Adena, Ohio, died, Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, at Community Hospice Center, in New Philadelphia, Ohio. Marge was born on May 18, 1932, in Adena, Ohio, to the late Roy and Erma (Wonnacott) Goldsborough. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Eleanor Meddles and Janet Long and a step-sister, Lindia Singer. Marge was Methodist by faith and a member of the United Methodist Church of Adena; a member of Eastern Hills Pioneer Club and the Adena Women’s Club and was employed with General Telephone Company for 38 years. She is survived by her daughter, Lynn (Kevin) McConnell; three grandchildren, Darla Moore, Chuck McConnell and Chelesea (Luke) Chervenak; four great-grandchildren, Dylan, Dustyn, Jabyn and Breely; a sister, Ruth (Mike) Auttullo; two step-sisters, Pat Ambler and Joyce Stull; a step-brother, Richard Hawthorne and several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received to pay tribute to Marge and celebrate her life on Tuesday, Dec. 5 from 3-8 at the Borkoski Funeral Home, Adena, Ohio. Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday from the funeral home at 11 a.m. with Reverend Peter Tuchek Jr.officiating. Burial will follow at Olive Branch Cemetery, Harrisville, Ohio.

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Tulsa A. Snyder

Tulsa A. Snyder

Tulsa A. Snyder, age 99, of Warsaw, Indiana, formerly of Louisville, Ohio, passed away Sunday Nov. 19. She was born in Oakdale, W.Va. on June 16, 1918 to the late Roy and Ella (Floyd) Hildreth. She was retired from Dillard’s Dept. Store and she was a former employee of the former Hess Garment Factory in Louisville. Tulsa was a member of the Christ United Methodist Church in Louisville. Besides her parents, Tulsa was preceded in death by her husband James Snyder in 1982; a son, Fred J. Snyder; Daughter, Linda Rea; three sisters, Dola Currie, Dorothy Herrick and Thelma Meecham; two brothers, Kenneth and Raymond Hildreth. She is survived by a daughter, Patricia Coy; a brother, Roy Hildreth; six grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at the Stier – Israel Funeral Home of Louisville with Rev. Dr. Larry Hinkle officiating. Calling hours will be from noon till 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, Louisville. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Christ United Methodist Church, 600 E. Gorgas St., Louisville, Ohio 44641. Online condolences may be left at www.stierisraelfuneralhome.com.

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Charles Hope Burdett

Charles Hope Burdett

Charles Hope Burdett, 84, of Cadiz, died Monday, Nov. 27, 2017 at Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He was born July 22, 1933 in Uhrichsville, Ohio a son of the late Clarence and Martha Tyson Burdett. He was retired truck driver for Reese Trucking. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Mary Kyle Jacobs Burdett; a daughter, Melody; and a step-son, Greg Jacobs. Surviving are two sons: Michah and Morgan Burdett of Columbus; a daughter, Melissa Burdett of New Philadelphia; several grandchildren; step children: Steven “Sonny” (Janet) Jacobs and Crystal (George) Sayre of Cadiz, Bradley Jacobs of Scio, Rodney “Rocky” Jacobs of Marysville and Debbie Cruciotti of FL; his siblings: Walter Burdett of New Philadelphia, Floyd (Rema) Burdett of Scio, Gertrude “Trudy” (George) Daniels of Fly and Betty (Bill) Green of Wellsville; his 4 legged companion, Diablo; and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held Friday, Dec. 1, from 1 p.m. until time of services at 3 p.m. at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, 172 S. Main St., Cadiz, OH. Burial will take place at Griffith Cemetery, St. Albans, West Virginia. The guestbook may be signed at www.clark-kirkland.com.

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Oil & Gas Industry Partners with the U.S. Marine Corps  Toys for Tots program to help families in Southeast Ohio

Oil & Gas Industry Partners with the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots program to help families in Southeast Ohio

  American Petroleum Institute, Ascent Resources, Carroll County Energy LLC, Ebbert Farm Market,  Energy in Depth Ohio, EdgeMarc Energy, Hess Corp, MarkWest Energy Partners, Ohio Oil and Gas Association, Ohio Gas Association COLUMBUS — Ohio’s oil and gas industry is partnering with Toys for Tots in six counties in Southeast to collect toys for distribution to those in need in early December. This program, with roots dating back to 1947, has helped countless families over the years and this year as in past, the industry has joined in to help. Those who wish to sign up need to register online at www.toysfortotsohio.com, then under the Give and Receive section click, Family Toy Request Form by Monday, Dec. 4 to be included in the program this year. For any other questions please contact Deb Oberlin at ohtoysfortots@gmail.com or(330) 418-2330. Here is a list of the counties, with distribution dates along with their hosts for the 2017 program. Harrison County: Friday, Dec.  8  Hosted by MarkWest Energy Partners Carroll County: Monday, Dec. 11  Hosted by Carroll County Energy LLC. Jefferson County: Tuesday, Dec. 12  Hosted by Hess Corp. Guernsey County: Wednesday, Dec. 13  Hosted by Ascent Resources Monroe County: Friday, Dec. 15 Hosted by EdgeMarc Energy Belmont County: Sunday, Dec. 17  Hosted by Sound of Promise and Ebbert Farm Markets

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Crash on U.S. 250 results in fatality

Crash on U.S. 250 results in fatality

HARRISON COUNTY – The Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) is currently investigating a two vehicle fatal crash on U.S. 250 in Cadiz Township on Nov. 24. Unit #1 is a 2004 Ford Escape that was eastbound on U.S. 250 and drove off the left side of the road striking a mailbox. The Ford continued by striking the rear of a parked semi-truck (Unit #2). The driver of the Ford is Mark A. Cameron, 42 year-old male from 863 Peru Olena Road, Norwalk, Ohio. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. There was a passenger, Patricia S. Cameron, 49 years of age, also of 863 Peru Olena Road, Norwalk, Ohio was transported to an area hospital with minor injuries. Both occupants in the Ford Escape were wearing their safety belt. It is unknown at this time what caused the Ford to drive off the roadway. The crash remains under investigation.

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