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Win-win for city, environment

Win-win for city, environment

The City of Wilmington Sanitation Department baled and sold 20 tons (37 bales) of old corrugated cardboard in 2017 through two rental dumpsters placed...

December 15th, 2017 |  


EC FFA collects Toys for Tots

EC FFA collects Toys for Tots

The East Clinton FFA Chapter held its annual Toys for Tots drive during December. Toys for Tots collect toys and other gifts for those in need every C...

December 15th, 2017 |  


Ahresty blood donors recognized

Ahresty blood donors recognized

WILMINGTON — The Ahresty blood donor team was recognized for its efforts in 2017.During the last blood drive on Dec. 13, they were the recipient...

December 15th, 2017 |  


MHRS recruiting new board members

MHRS recruiting new board members

Mental Health Recovery Services of Warren and Clinton Counties (MHRS), the local board of alcohol, drug addiction and mental health services, is seeki...

December 15th, 2017 |  


Plan to combat algae would cause slight hike in water rates

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Next up in Ohio’s push to combat the harmful algae plaguing Lake Erie and other waterways around the state is a propos...

December 15th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


‘Cats struggle on offense, fall to Rockets 51-39

‘Cats struggle on offense, fall to Rockets 51-39

OWENSVILLE - Clermont Northeastern was spot-on from the free throw line down the stretch Friday and the Rockets held off Blanchester 51-39 in SBAAC Na...

December 15th, 2017 |  


East Clinton reserve boys whip Wildcats 41-30

WILLIAMSBURG — The East Clinton reserve boys basketball team defeated Williamsburg Friday night, 41-30, at Williamsburg High School.Gunner Neano...

December 15th, 2017 |  


JV Wildcats 4-0 following 60-39 win over CNE

OWENSVILLE - With three players in double figures, the Blanchester reserve boys basketball team defeated Clermont Northeastern 60-39 Friday night in S...

December 15th, 2017 |  


Blanchester freshmen rip Rockets 45-24

OWENSVILLE - The Blanchester freshman boys basketball team improved to 4-0 Friday with a 45-24 win over Clermont Northeastern in the Clermont County g...

December 15th, 2017 |  


Lady Astros cruise to easy 60-31 victory

Lady Astros cruise to easy 60-31 victory

LEES CREEK - A strong defensive effort led the East Clinton girls basketball team to a 60-31 win Thursday over Georgetown in SBAAC National Division p...

December 15th, 2017 |  


Tigers tame Ladycats in 2-quarter battle 26-12

In a two quarter game, the Bethel-Tate reserve girls basketball team defeated Blanchester 26-12 Thursday in SBAAC National Division action.Blanchester...

December 15th, 2017 |  


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152nd Collett McKay picnic

One hundred and seventy cousins from almost 20 states met together at the family owned four-acre picnic site, located on Gurneyville Road, a dozen mil...

October 9th, 2017 |  


Hamiltons to celebrate 60th anniversary

Hamiltons to celebrate 60th anniversary

Edward and Barbara Perdue Hamilton will celebrate their 60th anniversary on Oct. 12.They were married at St. Columbkille Catholic Church by Father The...

October 5th, 2017 |  


Colonial Dames holds fifth anniversary

Colonial Dames holds fifth anniversary

The Indian Trails Colonial Dames 17C met at McCoy’s Party Room on Sept. 23 for a tea to celebrate its five-year anniversary.The National Defense...

September 27th, 2017 |  


Bridgett O’Neill and Nicholas Stroud plan to marry in August 2018

Bridgett O’Neill and Nicholas Stroud plan to marry in August 2018

Guy and Rita O’Neill of Blanchester are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Bridgett O’Neill, to Nicholas Stroud, son of...

September 27th, 2017 |  


Fran and Dick Unger to celebrate 50th anniversary

Fran and Dick Unger to celebrate 50th anniversary

An open house will be held on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 1 for Richard and Frances “Fran” Unger to mark the milestone of their 50 years of mar...

September 27th, 2017 |  


Howells celebrate 60 years

Howells celebrate 60 years

John and Rita (McKay) Howell of Wilmington celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017 with family members. They were married Se...

September 6th, 2017 |  


OPINION


What pictures do you have of Christmas?

What pictures do you have of Christmas?

A little girl came home from Sunday School waving a paper for her mother to see. “Look Mommy,” she exclaimed, “Teacher says I drew t...

December 14th, 2017 |  


The gift of Christ at Christmas

The gift of Christ at Christmas

“For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God.” (Ephesians 2:8)My wife and I atte...

December 14th, 2017 |  


The Titanic visits Virginia Beach

The Titanic visits Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach, Virginia is an old town. In fact, the Jamestown colonists first arrived in the area in 1607.The coast is lined with hotels and resorts...

December 12th, 2017 |  


My favorite Christmas gift is a quick checkout experience

My favorite Christmas gift is a quick checkout experience

My first go-round this week at commenting on the relationship between customers and store clerks at some of the chain stores — where you’r...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Just 12 days and counting

Just 12 days and counting

In just twelve days Santa will be ready to begin his rounds — it will be Christmas Eve.The sleigh will be filled to overflowing. Magic will fill...

December 11th, 2017 updated: December 12th, 2017. |  


Expanding palliative care initiatives

Expanding palliative care initiatives

If you’ve ever had a family member or loved one get diagnosed with a serious illness, like cancer, you are well aware of the hardships that acco...

December 8th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


Alkermes named a ‘Top Place to Work’ in Massachusetts

Alkermes named a ‘Top Place to Work’ in Massachusetts

Alkermes, which has a manufacturing facility in Wilmington, was named one of The Boston Globe’s Top Places to Work.The Top Places to Work recogn...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


Rome Jewelers donates $3K to Murphy Theatre

Rome Jewelers donates $3K to Murphy Theatre

Rome Jewelers in Wilmington presented a $3,000 donation to the Murphy Theatre on Monday. The money was raised through selling a special Murphy Pandora...

November 20th, 2017 |  


A commitment to Blanchester community: Leigh Jones to be honored as Businesswoman of the Year

A commitment to Blanchester community: Leigh Jones to be honored as Businesswoman of the Year

BLANCHESTER — It’s said that McDonald’s owner/operators develop “ketchup in their veins.”For Leigh Jones, that process s...

November 13th, 2017 |  


Laurels of Blanchester earns national award

Laurels of Blanchester earns national award

The Laurels of Blanchester has been recognized as a 2017 recipient of the Bronze-Commitment to Quality Award for its dedication to improving the lives...

November 9th, 2017 |  


The Olde Barn Door open in Wilmington

The Olde Barn Door open in Wilmington

WILMINGTON — For sale at a new downtown retail shop named The Olde Barn Door, at least as of this writing, are a cotton candy maker, lanterns, a...

October 31st, 2017 |  


Learn to succeed at tough conversations

“Succeeding at Tough Conversations” featuring speaker Anne Bonney is the topic for the Greater Wilmington Human Resource Association (GWHR...

October 30th, 2017 |  


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