NEWS


GOP, Dem governors push national health care compromise

COLUMBUS (AP) — A bipartisan group of governors working to strike compromise on hot-button policy issues will take on the health care question a...

February 23rd, 2018 |  


Blan BPA, residents talk bills, rates

Blan BPA, residents talk bills, rates

BLANCHESTER — Concerns regarding recent Board of Public Affairs bills were addressed during Thursday night’s Blanchester Village Council m...

February 22nd, 2018 updated: February 22nd, 2018. |  


WPD reports: Thefts of shotgun, revolvers

WPD reports: Thefts of shotgun, revolvers

WILMINGTON — The following report is generated from incident reports provided by the Wilmington Police Department. All those arrested are presum...

February 22nd, 2018 |  


Mitchell brings business expertise to community service

Mitchell brings business expertise to community service

Editor’s Note: This is the third of seven stories that will appear daily in the News Journal on the members of the 2018 Class of the Outstanding...

February 22nd, 2018 |  


Billy Graham was ‘America’s pastor’

MONTREAT, N.C. — The Rev. Billy Graham transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counselor to president...

February 22nd, 2018 |  


Helen Semler of Semlers Ice Cream shop in Wilmington turns 100

Helen Semler of Semlers Ice Cream shop in Wilmington turns 100

WILMINGTON — If you lived here in the 1950s, ’60s or ’70s, you probably know and love Semlers Ice Cream shop. Although Charles Semle...

February 22nd, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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Sexton retiring after 25 years as voice of the Wildcats

Sexton retiring after 25 years as voice of the Wildcats

After 25 years, Matt Sexton is retiring as the “voice of the Wildcats.”A 1997 graduate of Blanchester High School, Sexton made his public ...

February 23rd, 2018 |  


Mikhayla Carter to play soccer at ONU

Mikhayla Carter to play soccer at ONU

Clinton-Massie senior Mikhayla Carter has chosen Ohio Northern University to continue her soccer career. In the photo, from left to right, grandmother...

February 23rd, 2018 |  


Mansfield, Noszka earn SBAAC top honors

Mansfield, Noszka earn SBAAC top honors

Wilmington’s Jeffery Mansfield and Michael Noszka earned top honors for the SBAAC boys basketball all-star awards.Mansfield was the SBAAC Americ...

February 23rd, 2018 |  


Shumaker leads WHS girls to district tournament

CINCINNATI - Led by Sydney Shumaker, the Wilmington High School girls bowling team qualified for next week’s Division I Southwest District tourn...

February 23rd, 2018 |  


Frazier to play lacrosse at Wilmington College

Frazier to play lacrosse at Wilmington College

Wilmington High School senior Blake Frazier has decided to continue his lacrosse career at Wilmington College. “I am excited to see Blake have t...

February 23rd, 2018 |  


Thompson to play tennis at Marietta

Thompson to play tennis at Marietta

Clinton-Massie senior Anne Thompson also signed on to continue her tennis career at Marietta. She joins classmate Claire Carruthers as a senior who ha...

February 23rd, 2018 |  


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LIFE


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 |  


Most suspended Ohio State fraternities resume recruitment

COLUMBUS (AP) — Nearly all the Ohio State University fraternities whose activities were suspended in November, most for hazing and alcohol, have...

February 5th, 2018 |  


OPINION


When personal causes turn into chaos

When personal causes turn into chaos

“She was hysterical and screaming. I tried to comfort her.”A young girl in Northern Ireland had just witnessed four female prison guards b...

February 23rd, 2018 |  


What’s up with our rising cable bills?

If you haven’t checked your cable bill you probably should because it has probably been going up, and maybe significantly, like mine.Charter Com...

February 22nd, 2018 |  


Reflections on experiencing God’s love

Reflections on experiencing God’s love

Golden wedding anniversaries, at least in a Florida senior living community, are not that uncommon anymore. And as my bride and I approach that miles...

February 22nd, 2018 |  


High school sure has changed

High school sure has changed

So apparently I forget to pay attention for the past 13 or so years, and I woke up a few weeks ago to find my daughter will be in high school next yea...

February 22nd, 2018 |  


Blan Board of Public Affairs a monopoly

On October 12, 2017 I read a press release in the Wilmington News Journal with the headline “Blan electric rates going down.” The release ...

February 21st, 2018 |  


President’s budget eliminates rural programs

America stands to suffer as a result of President Trump’s 2019 budget, released on Feb. 12.The president has proposed again to eliminate or shri...

February 21st, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


Board of Realtors presents awards

Board of Realtors presents awards

The Clinton County Board of Realtors presented awards to the top-ranking sellers for 2017. They are from left Shelly McCune, Connie Gray, Leah Grant, ...

February 13th, 2018 |  


Sewell names Dan Horras driver trainer

Sewell names Dan Horras driver trainer

WILMINGTON – Dan Horras was recently promoted to the newly established position of Driver Trainer just eight months after he started working for...

February 2nd, 2018 |  


R&B Machining launches new line of all-electric presses

R&B Machining launches new line of all-electric presses

WILMINGTON – R&B Machining, Inc. officially announced this week the launch of its new line of all-electric, servo technology presses. This n...

February 1st, 2018 |  


Moore achieves Modern Woodmen honor

Moore achieves Modern Woodmen honor

WILMINGTON — Matthew T. Moore of Wilmington, a Modern Woodmen of America managing partner, has earned membership in Modern Woodmen’s Manag...

February 1st, 2018 |  


New eatery in future downtown from El Dorado’s owner

New eatery in future downtown from El Dorado’s owner

WILMINGTON — A downtown restaurant building vacant for exactly two years will be opening its doors again soon.At 35 S. South St. across from the...

January 29th, 2018 updated: January 29th, 2018. |  


Bane-Welker Equipment now employee owned

Bane-Welker Equipment, one of the Midwest region’s largest Case IH dealers, recently announced that it’s now a 100 percent employee-owned ...

January 29th, 2018 |  


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