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GOP lawmakers, Ohio AG, want public safety a factor in bail

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Judges in Ohio would be required to consider criminal suspects’ threat to public safety when setting bail amounts un...

May 18th, 2022 |  


Moms seeking formula tire of those who say, just breastfeed

As Morgan Fabry drives around Chicago looking for baby formula that is in short supply, she can’t help but be bothered by comments from people w...

May 18th, 2022 |  


Five Eagles, one journey: Scouts started together as Cubs

Five Eagles, one journey: Scouts started together as Cubs

WILMINGTON — They started their journey together and they became Eagles together.Colton Myers, Calen Miller, Bryce Hensley, Jackson Walker, and ...

May 18th, 2022 |  


Yani members learn about CASA program

The Yani Club met Tuesday, May 3 at the Clinton County History Center. Hostesses were Suzanne Madison and Becky Miller, who had arranged tables with s...

May 18th, 2022 |  


Preschool may be moved to Holmes School

Preschool may be moved to Holmes School

Prior to a walk-through of Holmes Elementary School, a detailed drawing of the building’s room layout is passed out. From left are Wilmington Ci...

May 18th, 2022 |  


NEWS JOURNAL EDITORIAL SUBMISSION POLICIES

Opinion submissionsThe News Journal welcomes letters to the editor from area readers. Letters should be about current issues of general interest and s...

May 18th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


Old Man & The Filly: Lukas saddling Secret Oath in Preakness

Old Man & The Filly: Lukas saddling Secret Oath in Preakness

BALTIMORE (AP) — D. Wayne Lukas sat atop his pony just after 6 a.m. and stared at Secret Oath while she got a bath following her first trip to t...

May 18th, 2022 |  


US Soccer equalizes pay in milestone with women, men

US Soccer equalizes pay in milestone with women, men

The U.S. Soccer Federation reached milestone agreements to pay its men’s and women’s teams equally, making the American national governing...

May 18th, 2022 |  


Sliding through postseasons

Sliding through postseasons

Action on the diamond is dwindling for the 2022 season. Clinton-Massie advanced to the second round of tournament play Thursday against Taylor with a ...

May 18th, 2022 |  


6-under 29 wins senior outing at Elks

6-under 29 wins senior outing at Elks

The foursome of Gary Bishop, Gary DeFayette, Bob Kemp and Gary Schrader had a 6-under par 29 Tuesday and won the Senior Golf League outing at the Elks...

May 18th, 2022 |  


Un-Warrented win: Reds blow lead, rally in 10th

Un-Warrented win: Reds blow lead, rally in 10th

CLEVELAND (AP) — Mike Moustakas drew the third straight walk in the 10th inning by Cleveland reliever Nick Sandlin to force in a run, and the Ci...

May 17th, 2022 |  


Bengals’ Burrow wasted no time getting over Super Bowl loss

Bengals’ Burrow wasted no time getting over Super Bowl loss

CINCINNATI (AP) — Joe Burrow said he didn’t spend any time second-guessing himself or pondering what might have been after the BengalsR...

May 17th, 2022 |  


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LIFE


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 |  


Wayne (Gene) Sprouse celebrates 90th birthday

Wayne (Gene) Sprouse celebrates 90th birthday

The 90th birthday of Wayne (Gene) Sprouse of Wilmington will be celebrated at an open house 1:30-3:30 p.m. Sunday, March 20 at the Clinton County Agin...

March 10th, 2022 |  


Spurlings celebrate 60 years

Spurlings celebrate 60 years

Congratulations to Don and Pauleen Spurling on their 60th wedding anniversary. Married on March 14, 1962, they have lived in Wilmington the majority o...

March 10th, 2022 |  


OPINION


Growing older, but not up

Growing older, but not up

Jimmy Buffett is well known for his music and light-hearted lyrics about tropical life and his unique, laidback Caribbean lifestyle. His songs are oft...

May 16th, 2022 |  


Editorial: We must devote more effort to teen mental health help

A recent editorial by the Youngstown Vindicator:Though it seems as though every day we hear more and more agencies acknowledging the terrible toll tak...

May 16th, 2022 |  


It’s Republicans ensuring voter integrity

The 2005 Carter-Baker Commission on Federal Reform issued a report that proposed a uniform system of requiring a photo ID in order to vote in US elect...

May 15th, 2022 |  


It has been Nursing Week, and in my befuddled state, I missed it!Once a nurse, always a nurse, although in today’s hospitals I would only be fit...

May 13th, 2022 |  


Editorial: Chips bill compromise would be a win for Ohio, bipartisanship and the nation

A recent editorial by the Cleveland Plain Dealer:In a heartening example of cross-aisle cooperation for the benefit of Ohio, U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, a ...

May 10th, 2022 |  


Little kind words with huge effects

Little kind words with huge effects

Sitting home from work this morning — having completely lost my voice and waiting for this bronchitis to politely exit stage right — I was...

May 10th, 2022 |  


BUSINESS


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 |  


Referral Network celebrates in Wilmington

Referral Network celebrates in Wilmington

The Referral Network celebrated its organizational restructure with an open house March 15. The Wilmington-Clinton County Chamber of Commerce held a f...

March 23rd, 2022 |  


Celebration slated for WC’s gateway

Celebration slated for WC’s gateway

WILMINGTON — The community is invited to stop by Wilmington College on Thursday, March 24 for a celebration of the College’s new Campus Ga...

March 16th, 2022 updated: March 16th, 2022. |  


Clinton County Port Authority recognizes 6th Annual SBDC Day, again partners with Miami University SBDC

Clinton County Port Authority recognizes 6th Annual SBDC Day, again partners with Miami University SBDC

WILMINGTON — To celebrate the collective impact and success America’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network has across the nati...

March 15th, 2022 |  


US slashes Russia trade status, nyet to alcohol, seafood

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden announced Friday the U.S. will dramatically downgrade its trade status with Russia as punishment for its i...

March 11th, 2022 |  


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