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Energy companies, township trustees partner on park improvement project

Officials from Encino Energy and Energy Transfer (Rover Pipeline) joined Loudon Township trustees July 24 for a ribbon cutting ceremony at the updated Loudon Township Community Center Park.The park, located adjacent to the Community Center, received a major upgrade with funds provided by the two oil and gas companies.Encino provided

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Seth Kandel joins lengthy Eagle Scout list

Seth Kandel became Boy Scout Troop 155’s 129 Eagle Scout in December 2019 when his Board of Review was held.He completed his project, to plan and fill emergency “Go Buckets” at Brown Local School, in the spring of 2018. He provided a power point presentation, which included pictures and explanations

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Don’t be fooled by the fakes

By Barb LumleyLiving in a rural county and area where farming has been a way of life for many years and there has been many outstanding dairy farms, I am currently seeing the number of dairy farmers dwindling down to a very few. There are many reasons for the loss

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USDA collecting unsolicited seed packets

The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) and the United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA-APHIS) are investigating packages of unsolicited seeds residents are receiving.The USDA-APHIS and ODA are asking Ohioans who have received the unsolicited packages of seed, not to open, plant or throw the

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Fifth COVID-19 death reported in Carroll County

Carroll County recorded its fourth and fifth COVID-19 related deaths in July.According to the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) website, a female between the ages of 70 and 79 died July 9 and a male over the age of 80 died July 21.As of 2 p.m. Aug. 2, Carroll County

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Energy officials confident in opportunities industry brings

By Carol McIntireEditorAs the Ohio Department of Energy was preparing to release its Appalachian Energy and Petrochemical Renaissance Report examining the economic progress provided by the oil and gas industry the world was hit by the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic.With the pandemic, oil and gas prices plunged leaving lease owners with

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Stirring Salineville area mural honors service on earth, in heaven

By Eric Lowe CCM Correspondent Artist Joey “Mushroom” Wilson reached out and touched the sky with a beautiful mural painting on a Carroll County horse arena. The mural attempts viewers’ thoughts of patriotism that will easily persuade community spirit, specifically on one’s love of country. “The mural pays tribute to

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State Patrol investigating SR 43 fatal crash

Ohio State Highway Patrol officials have not released the name of the person killed in a fatal crash on SR 43 near the Carroll-Jefferson County line Thursday afternoon. A press release issued by the New Philadelphia Post said the accident occurred near mile post 1 in Loudon Twpat 3:39 p.m.

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Pressure canning tests set at Carroll OSU office

It’s just about time to fetch canners out of the basement or garage with fresh summer produce on its way.  When was the last time your dial gauge pressure canner was tested for accuracy? If it’s been more than one year, it’s time for a re-check. OSU Extension will test

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