NEWS


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Wildlife officials seek deer with head stuck in candy bucket

UPPER ARLINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio wildlife officials say a deer with its head trapped in a plastic Halloween candy bucket has been spotted by re...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Government won’t pursue ex-quarterback’s retirement funds

Government won’t pursue ex-quarterback’s retirement funds

COLUMBUS (AP) — The government says it’s dropping plans to go after retirement funds for an ex-Ohio State and NFL quarterback who’s ...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Charges dismissed against boy, 9, who brought gun to school

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — A Juvenile Court judge in Ohio has dismissed charges against a 9-year-old boy who said he brought a handgun to school beca...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Man injured after truck rolls

Man injured after truck rolls

A Lynchburg man sustained non-life-threatening injuries on Thursday in a two-car accident on U.S. Route 50 west of Lynchburg in Highland County. Accor...

December 8th, 2017 |  


City to repair, replace curbs, sidewalks

City to repair, replace curbs, sidewalks

WILMINGTON — The City of Wilmington will implement an improved Curb-Sidewalk-Approach (CSA) Program beginning Jan. 1, 2018.This program will rep...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Win 4 tickets to Murphy Christmas Show

Win 4 tickets to Murphy Christmas Show

Ready to win four tickets to this weekend’s annual Murphy Christmas Show?Just text “Murphy1918” to “444999” to register ...

December 7th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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G-Men late flurry buries ‘Cats 71-64
Williamsburg closes with 11-0 run, bests EC girls

Williamsburg closes with 11-0 run, bests EC girls

WILLIAMSBURG - Closing the game on an 11-0 run, Williamsburg defeated East Clinton 55-38 Thursday in SBAAC National Division girls basketball action.T...

December 8th, 2017 |  


CNE hands Blan JV girls 40-33 loss

OWENSVILLE - The Blanchester reserve girls basketball team was defeated by Clermont Northeastern 40-33 Thursday in SBAAC play.The Ladycats (1-3 on the...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Lady Falcons defense keys win over Lady Lions 46-33

Lady Falcons defense keys win over Lady Lions 46-33

NEW RICHMOND - Clinton-Massie held New Richmond to 22 percent shooting from the floor Thursday night in a 46-33 win in SBAAC American Division girls b...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Defensive effort lifts Lady Hurricane to easy win over Broncos

Defensive effort lifts Lady Hurricane to easy win over Broncos

WILMINGTON - Wilmington’s defense suffocated Western Brown from the opening tip and the Lady Hurricane cruised to a 73-38 in the home opener for...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Free throw line costly in Ladycats loss to CNE 37-30

Free throw line costly in Ladycats loss to CNE 37-30

OWENSVILLE- A dismal performance from the free throw line proved costly in Blanchester’s 37-30 loss Thursday to Clermont Northeastern in SBAAC N...

December 7th, 2017 updated: December 7th, 2017. |  


Sashi out, Dorsey in, Jackson safe for now

Sashi out, Dorsey in, Jackson safe for now

CLEVELAND (AP) — One win in two seasons cost Sashi Brown his job with the Browns. Coach Hue Jackson is keeping his — for now.Dormer Kansas...

December 7th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Thompson-Leedy engagement
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 |  


It’s a boy for the Carrolls

It’s a boy for the Carrolls

Clay and Stephanie Carroll of Sabina announce the birth of their fourth child — and first baby boy.Luke Kash Carroll was born Aug. 18, 2017 at C...

September 5th, 2017 updated: September 5th, 2017. |  


OPINION


How much does Christmas really cost?

How much does Christmas really cost?

The 2017 versions of Black Friday and Cyber Monday are behind us. According to one source, Black Friday grossed about $5 billion in sales, with Cyber ...

December 7th, 2017 |  


The case for Claus at Christmas

The case for Claus at Christmas

Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” (John 14:6)Warning: This article ...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Christmas: Sweetest time of the year

Christmas: Sweetest time of the year

Christmas is just 18 days away. So instead of talking for the next two weeks, I want to pass on some of my favorite holiday recipes. I hope you enjoy ...

December 6th, 2017 |  


Say a prayer on Pearl Harbor Day

On this Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day on Dec. 7, the story of my father, now deceased, provides a link between two ships, the USS Maine and the USS Ari...

December 6th, 2017 |  


Paul Borst: Country singer

Paul Borst: Country singer

My mom had a small, red Arvin radio that sat on top of our refrigerator for as long as I can remember. My family would play it every morning as we ate...

December 5th, 2017 |  


United Way gives thanks

Thank you for making the United Way of Clinton County’s Second Annual Festival of Wreaths a great success. There was an amazing response from th...

December 5th, 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 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA