Stories by Kristy Foster Seachrist

Don’t ignore the letter in the mail: Call an attorney before signing

Thursday, May 14, 2015

It is important to remember that the practices of shale energy development have changed considerably over time and so has a lot of the leasing language.

Utica and Marcellus shale: Fewer well permits in April; reflects economy

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

This April, the ODNR issued 19 permits.

Judy Ligo: ‘I had to prove I knew what I was doing’

Thursday, March 12, 2015

The second in our Women in Agriculture series: It is much easier for women to be involved in agriculture than it was 30 years ago when Judy Ligo was starting out. “You had to work your way in and prove you knew what you were doing.”

Ohio budget: Shale gas industry may feel hit if governor’s severance tax enacted

Friday, February 13, 2015

Ohio Gov. John Kasich is proposing cuts in the state income tax in his next budget, but that could mean an increase in the severance tax, sales tax and cigarette taxes.

Ohio tractor enthusiast garners $2,000 in restoration contest

Friday, February 6, 2015

A Sterling man wins a restoration contest for what he was able to accomplish with the renovation of his wide front Farmall M.

Tri-State Beef processing plant coming to Gallia County

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Impacts of the proposed Tri-State Beef processing facility planned in southern Ohio will be felt beyond the state lines.

Ohio septic system regulations overhauled

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Nearly 31 percent of all septic systems in Ohio are failing. Ohio’s overhaul of its septic system regs may prompt more homeowner headaches, but result in cleaner environment.

Wilmington Area High School: Student raffles off hard work for baby’s bills

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Ty Phillips said his goal all along is to raise as much money as possible to help his teacher with gas and hospital bills.

Mahoning County: Study confirms connection between fracking and earthquake risk

Monday, January 12, 2015

A study from Miami University researchers shows that 77 earthquakes were produced while a Utica shale well was being fracked.

Tallmadge barn fire kills 15 horses

Friday, January 9, 2015

A Tallmadge horse farm lost 15 horses in a barn fire Thursday.

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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.