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Clinton County square dancers at national convention

Clinton County square dancers at national convention

Over 2,000 dancers — including members of the Clinton County Country Square Dance Club and 240 from Ohio, the event’s largest state delega...

June 27th, 2022 |  


More than 1 million voters switch to GOP in warning for Dems

WASHINGTON (AP) — A political shift is beginning to take hold across the U.S. as tens of thousands of suburban swing voters who helped fuel the ...

June 27th, 2022 |  


SD gov: Bar abortion pills, but don’t punish women for them

WASHINGTON (AP) — South Dakota’s Republican governor pledged on Sunday to bar mail-order abortion pills but said women should not face pro...

June 27th, 2022 |  


Inflation sparks global wave of protests for higher pay, aid

Rising food costs. Soaring fuel bills. Wages that are not keeping pace. Inflation is plundering people’s wallets, sparking a wave of protests an...

June 27th, 2022 |  


Live updates: 50 protesters let within sight of G-7 venue

ELMAU, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the G-7 summit, the annual meeting of the leading democratic economies, which this year is being held in the...

June 27th, 2022 |  


NATO to boost rapid reaction force, Ukraine military support

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO will increase the strength of its rapid reaction force nearly eightfold to 300,000 troops as part of its response to an ...

June 27th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


Harrington holds on to edge Stricker and win US Senior Open

Harrington holds on to edge Stricker and win US Senior Open

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Padraig Harrington knew the U.S. Senior Open was in his hands Sunday with a five-shot lead. Part of him hoped for an easy ...

June 27th, 2022 |  


Chase Elliott needs nearly 7 hours to win at Nashville

Chase Elliott needs nearly 7 hours to win at Nashville

LEBANON, Tenn. (AP) — Chase Elliott salvaged a crummy day for Hendrick Motorsports and interrupted a potential Toyota rout by winning the rain-d...

June 27th, 2022 |  


Schauffele wins at Travelers after Theegala’s double bogey

Schauffele wins at Travelers after Theegala’s double bogey

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Xander Schauffele celebrated his one-year wedding anniversary Sunday with a dramatic victory in the Travelers Championshi...

June 27th, 2022 |  


Mississippi wins first CWS title by sweeping Oklahoma

Mississippi wins first CWS title by sweeping Oklahoma

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The last team to get into the NCAA baseball tournament was the last team standing. Mississippi scored twice on wild pitches i...

June 27th, 2022 |  


Avalanche dethrone Lightning to win Stanley Cup for 3rd time

Avalanche dethrone Lightning to win Stanley Cup for 3rd time

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon could not find the words. Gabriel Landeskog cracked a smile and a joke. After years of playoff disappointmen...

June 27th, 2022 |  


Chun shoots 75, lead down to 3 at Women’s PGA Championship

Chun shoots 75, lead down to 3 at Women’s PGA Championship

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — This was the moment the rest of the field needed: In Gee Chun standing near the trees, contemplating her situation and then...

June 25th, 2022 |  


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Walk for Life is SaturdayNew Life Clinic’s 28th annual Walk for Life fundraiser is this Saturday at the Wilmington Church of Christ, 909 W. Locu...

April 21st, 2022 |  


Outstanding Women of Clinton County ‘22: Mary Gibson has impacted many lives

Outstanding Women of Clinton County ‘22: Mary Gibson has impacted many lives

This is the first of six profiles of the honorees of the Outstanding Women of Clinton County Class of 2022. More information on the event, including h...

March 29th, 2022 |  


CHURCH BRIEFS

In the Footsteps of Paul Have you ever been interested in learning more about the Apostle Paul’s life? Would you like to see the very sites wher...

March 24th, 2022 |  


Six and Twenty Club hears about an American dynasty — the Vanderbilt Family

WILMINGTON — After a few months hiatus due to the county’s uptick of coronavirus, the Six and Twenty Club was able to meet in person on Ma...

March 23rd, 2022 |  


Matos, Kirkhart to wed

Matos, Kirkhart to wed

John Matos and Brittany Kirkhart are thrilled to announce their engagement. They are to be wed this July at the Brightside Music and Event Venue.Britt...

March 11th, 2022 |  


OPINION


Village’s voices need to be heard

At the last village council meeting in Blanchester, it was decided that for the time being, they would no longer allow public comment at the meetings....

June 23rd, 2022 |  


U.S. flags should be made in U.S.

U.S. flags should be made in U.S.

This month, we celebrated Flag Day. In a few weeks, Ohioans and Americans across the country will celebrate Independence Day, often with parades and v...

June 22nd, 2022 |  


Editorial: Permit teachers to be trained and armed if they wish

A recent editorial by the Youngstown Vindicator:Each time a shooting occurs in one of this nation’s school buildings, renewed public cries deman...

June 21st, 2022 |  


Editorial: State dead wrong arming teachers

A recent editorial by the Sandusky Register:On Monday Gov. Mike DeWine signed into a law a bill approved by lawmakers that will allow school districts...

June 21st, 2022 |  


Reunion time: Treasure the moments

Reunion time: Treasure the moments

It’s class reunion season. Some love them (me), while others dread the event.I have never missed mine, which happen every five years. Planning i...

June 21st, 2022 updated: June 22nd, 2022. |  


Editorial: Ohio justices made right call in health-care case

A recent editorial by the Toledo Blade:Members of the Ohio Supreme Court made the correct decision by staying out of what is clearly the legislature&#...

June 16th, 2022 |  


BUSINESS


New operation of GA Telesis and ATSG will be topic at Economic Network Alliance

New operation of GA Telesis and ATSG will be topic at Economic Network Alliance

WILMINGTON — Join the Wilmington-Clinton County Chamber of Commerce for an in-person Economic Network Alliance on Thursday, June 2, featuring a ...

May 26th, 2022 updated: May 26th, 2022. |  


CLINTON COUNTY REAL ESTATE SALES

CLINTON COUNTY REAL ESTATE SALES

This list of recent real estate purchases within Clinton County is provided by the Office of Clinton County Auditor Terence G. Habermehl and transcrib...

May 5th, 2022 |  


Klus leaving Port Authority for Dublin job

Klus leaving Port Authority for Dublin job

WILMINGTON — Jennifer Klus is leaving her post of Economic Development Director of the Clinton County Port Authority to become Director of Econo...

April 8th, 2022 |  


Dr. LaRuffa named to First National Bank of Blanchester board of directors

Dr. LaRuffa named to First National Bank of Blanchester board of directors

BLANCHESTER — The First National Bank of Blanchester announced the nomination and appointment of Dr. Catherine LaRuffa as the newest member of t...

April 4th, 2022 updated: April 4th, 2022. |  


OPEC sticks to modest boost in oil despite war jitters

LONDON (AP) — OPEC and allied oil producers including Russia decided Thursday to stick to a modest increase in the amount of crude they pump to ...

March 31st, 2022 |  


US growth in Q4 revised lower to 6.9%, slower growth to come

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy ended 2021 by expanding at a healthy 6.9% annual pace from October through December, the government reported ...

March 30th, 2022 |  


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