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WC students learn to lobby in D.C.

WC students learn to lobby in D.C.

WILMINGTON — Nearly 500 young adults from across the U.S. recently gathered in Washington, D.C. to learn how to lobby their Congressional repres...

April 25th, 2018 |  


Hey kids! Design your ‘dream playground’ for Wilmington

Hey kids! Design your ‘dream playground’ for Wilmington

WILMINGTON — The current castle playground at J.W. Denver Williams Jr. Memorial Park “is beloved by many and was only made possible by the...

April 25th, 2018 |  


Ohioans request nearly 172K absentee ballots

Ohioans request nearly 172K absentee ballots

COLUMBUS (AP) — The state’s elections chief says Ohioans have requested nearly 172,000 absentee ballots so far, ahead of the May 8 primary...

April 25th, 2018 |  


Court won’t reconsider making public family slain autopsies

COLUMBUS (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court on Wednesday once again rejected requests for unredacted autopsy reports from the unsolved slayings of ei...

April 25th, 2018 updated: April 25th, 2018. |  


Ohio school district allows teachers, staff to carry weapons

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — A school board at a southwest Ohio district where a student shot and wounded two classmates has voted to allow teachers an...

April 25th, 2018 |  


Water is everywhere

Water is everywhere

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April 25th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Wildcats avenge loss to Astros with 4-1 win

Wildcats avenge loss to Astros with 4-1 win

LEES CREEK - Avenging a loss from last week, Blanchester bounced East Clinton 4-1 Wednesday in SBAAC National Division tennis action on the EC courts....

April 25th, 2018 |  


Elite teams have success in the draft on Day 3 and later

Elite teams have success in the draft on Day 3 and later

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Eighteen starters in the last Super Bowl were selected in the fourth round or lower, including six players who didn’t ...

April 25th, 2018 |  


North Texas forecast: Drafty. And no one knows what’s next

North Texas forecast: Drafty. And no one knows what’s next

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Anyone who thinks the draft pundits and even some team general managers have no clue what will happen in Thursday’...

April 25th, 2018 |  


Hurricane rips through Batavia for 5-0 victory

Hurricane rips through Batavia for 5-0 victory

WILMINGTON - With a pair of players improving to 15-0 on the season, the Wilmington High School tennis team defeated Batavia 5-0 Wednesday in SBAAC Am...

April 25th, 2018 |  


Massie outduels Wilmington for Wightman Invitational boys crown

Massie outduels Wilmington for Wightman Invitational boys crown

LEES CREEK - Clinton-Massie outscored Wilmington 163 to 135.33 Tuesday and won the Brett Wightman Invitational boys track and field meet at East Clint...

April 25th, 2018 |  


Baltazar leads Lady Hurricane to Wightman Invitational title

Baltazar leads Lady Hurricane to Wightman Invitational title

LEES CREEK - Led by Sylena Baltazar, the Wilmington High School girls track and field team easily outdistanced the field Tuesday at the Brett Wightman...

April 25th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


Spurgeon, Elliott plan spring wedding

Spurgeon, Elliott plan spring wedding

Daniel Spurgeon and Amanda Elliott are pleased to announce their upcoming wedding.Mr. Spurgeon, a Sabina resident, is employed as a dishwasher at Max ...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Trump touts tax cuts in speech at Blue Ash factory; calls Dems’ leaders ‘un-American’

BLUE ASH, Ohio (AP) — President Donald Trump accused Democrats on Monday of being “un-American” and perhaps even “treasonous&#...

February 5th, 2018 updated: February 5th, 2018. |  


CMH COO speaks to Wilmington Rotary

CMH COO speaks to Wilmington Rotary

WILMINGTON — Clinton Memorial Hospital Chief Operating Officer Greg Nielsen recently spoke to the Wilmington Rotary Club which meets at noon at ...

February 5th, 2018 |  


Human trafficking investigations rise in Ohio

COLUMBUS (AP) — The Ohio attorney general’s office says investigations of human trafficking cases rose last year to its highest level sinc...

February 5th, 2018 |  


State to eliminate panels on wild animal ownership

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio is eliminating two state panels created to help regulate ownership of dangerous wild animals after a suicidal man released ...

February 5th, 2018 |  


Ohio awards $1M contract to company for marijuana help line

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio has issued a $1 million contract to a New Jersey company to operate a toll-free help line for medical marijuana patients, c...

February 5th, 2018 |  


OPINION


The old ball hat and me

The old ball hat and me

“Would you like me to wash your ball hat?” Brenda cheerfully asked me the other day.“Sure, but please be careful,” I replied. ...

April 24th, 2018 |  


Sweet smell, sounds of freedom

Sweet smell, sounds of freedom

Saturday night I had the privilege of touring the USS Midway. Today, the old aircraft carrier is permanently docked in San Diego harbor as a museum fo...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


Getting recovering Ohioans back to work

Getting recovering Ohioans back to work

Last week, I called for a full-scale public health campaign to fight the opioid epidemic. Getting Ohioans struggling with addiction the treatment they...

April 20th, 2018 |  


Wanted: Pioneers and cartographers

Wanted: Pioneers and cartographers

In 1804, in an effort to find a water passage across the Louisiana Territory to the Pacific Ocean, President Thomas Jefferson commissioned the Corps o...

April 19th, 2018 |  


Anybody here need directions?

Anybody here need directions?

My bride and I just returned from a mission trip in which we traveled to New Orleans, Louisiana with 14 others to help out a youth ministry that is se...

April 19th, 2018 |  


Barbara Bush never knew a stranger

We have a family friend who was career military, serving four presidents over his 22 years in the Marine Honor Guard. There were only 10 of them and t...

April 18th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


Dr. Kreusch retires; office relocating to Prairie Ave.

WILMINGTON — After 33 years of practice, Dr. Thomas J. Kreusch Jr. is bidding his patients and chiropractic practice farewell.Ongoing health iss...

April 17th, 2018 |  


Dr. Santin re-elected to OSMA Council

Dr. Santin re-elected to OSMA Council

WILMINGTON – Dr. Brian Santin of Ohio Vein & Vascular in Wilmington was recently re-elected to a two-year term as Councilor At-Large for the...

April 16th, 2018 |  


Local companies honored as safe workplaces

Local companies honored as safe workplaces

WILMINGTON – Twenty-eight employers in Clinton, Highland and Fayette counties have earned recognition from the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Com...

April 16th, 2018 |  


Celebrating growing chamber

Celebrating growing chamber

Members and guests packed the Roberts Centre Friday — a testament to the Wilmington-Clinton County Chamber of Commerce’s growth the past f...

April 13th, 2018 |  


ATSG delivers first 767 freighter to Air Incheon

ATSG delivers first 767 freighter to Air Incheon

WILMINGTON – Air Transport Services Group, Inc. announced the delivery by its ATSG West Leasing Limited subsidiary of a Boeing 767-300 converted...

April 10th, 2018 |  


AIM Media acquires Sentinel Company

AIM Media acquires Sentinel Company

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio – AIM Media Midwest, LLC, the parent company of the Wilmington News Journal, announced Monday it has acquired the publishing...

April 2nd, 2018 |  


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