Stories by Kristy Foster Seachrist

Starkeys bound by lease they signed; jury rules in favor of Patriot Energy

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Patriot Energy Partners LLC won a lawsuit filed by a Columbiana County family regarding the family’s oil and gas lease.

Utica shale: Belmont Co. well shows promising results; more wells on the way

Thursday, December 6, 2012

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued 23 new permits for Utica shale wells during November.

National Farm Toy Hall of Fame inducts Pa. collector Charles Baird

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

BEAVER FALLS, Pa. — It started out as a way to pass the time on the highway during his truck driving career. It ended as the ultimate hobby for T. Charles Baird, and induction into the National Farm Toy Hall of Fame Nov. 1. Baird’s love of farm toys began as a child. His dad […]

Ohio and Pa. soil moisture levels should return to normal by spring

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Corn Belt soils remain dry, as winter approaches.

Jacob’s Story: Dreams and determination

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Kristy Foster Seachrist tells the heartwarming tale of Jacob Baker, a young man who is defying the odds.

Ohio Shale conference: Residents take time to learn how shale boom will impact them

Monday, November 12, 2012

•••••In the Nov. 15 edition of the Farm and Dairy it was reportedthat all of the Marcellus shale wells fracked in the past five years in Pennsylvania, used six days of water equivalent of the Muskingum River in McConnelsville at the low water mark during the drought in June 2010, according to the Muskingum Water […]

Beaver County landowner ordered to pay $137,000 for disturbing wetlands

Monday, November 12, 2012

Contact the Department of Environmental Protection before disturbing a wetland, creek or stream. A Beaver County man learned how costly it can be not to call them.

Carroll County leads Ohio for the number of shale permits issued in October

Thursday, November 8, 2012

In October, 231 new drilling permits were granted in Ohio and Pennsylvania.

Ohio Auctioneers Association changes its management team

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

The association board of directors has hired KJMB, LLC to manage the affairs of the association.

Marlington High School: New program hopes to open doors in oil and gas industry for students

Friday, November 2, 2012

A pilot program between the Ohio Department of Education and Marlington High School began this year, and there are 22 students in the program.

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About Kristy

Kristy Foster Seachrist lives in Columbiana County raising sheep and horses. She earned her degree from Youngstown State University and has worked in both print and broadcast journalism. You can follow her on Twitter at http://twitter.com/fosterk96.