NEWS


Home heating, energy help is available

Home Energy Assistance Programs (HEAP) applications are being accepted until March 31, 2021.The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) provides the ben...

October 1st, 2020 |  


ABX Air highlights heritage to celebrate 40th anniversary

ABX Air highlights heritage to celebrate 40th anniversary

WILMINGTON — ABX Air, a wholly owned subsidiary of Air Transport Services Group, unveiled a throwback livery on one of its Boeing 767-200 aircra...

October 1st, 2020 |  


Great Oaks Adult Diploma Program helps students earn a high school diploma, career certifications

Great Oaks Adult Diploma Program helps students earn a high school diploma, career certifications

Juan’s goal was to be a State Tested Nurse Aide (STNA), but one barrier stood in his way: He didn’t have a high school diploma.After multi...

October 1st, 2020 |  


Governor, lawmakers plan aid for small businesses, renters

COLUMBUS (AP) — An aid package is coming soon for small businesses and people struggling to pay rent during the coronavirus pandemic, according ...

October 1st, 2020 updated: October 1st, 2020. |  


Trump Proud Boys remark echoes Charlottesville

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday tried to walk back his refusal to outright condemn a far right fascist group during his de...

October 1st, 2020 updated: October 1st, 2020. |  


Voting lawsuits pile up across US as election approaches

WASHINGTON (AP) — They’ve been fighting in Wisconsin and Pennsylvania over the cutoff date for counting mailed ballots, and in North Carol...

October 1st, 2020 |  


SPORTS


Alter hands Massie volleyball 3-0 defeat

Alter hands Massie volleyball 3-0 defeat

ADAMS TOWNSHIP — The Clinton-Massie volleyball team was defeated by Archbishop Alter 25-6, 25-18, 25-11 Wednesday in a non-league match.The Lady...

October 1st, 2020 |  


Blan MS volleyball sweeps matches with Hillsboro

Blan MS volleyball sweeps matches with Hillsboro

The Blanchester Middle School volleyball teams won two matches against Hillsboro Wednesday.The eighth grade was a 25-12, 10-25, 25-13 winner. Blanches...

October 1st, 2020 updated: October 1st, 2020. |  


Truths (he could hit) and myths (did he play in Wilmington?) about Babe Ruth

Truths (he could hit) and myths (did he play in Wilmington?) about Babe Ruth

Some time ago I ran across an article from a an old Wilmington News Journal that asked the question, “Did Babe Ruth play a baseball game in Wilm...

October 1st, 2020 |  


Blanchester MS football blasts Bethel 46-0

Blanchester MS football blasts Bethel 46-0

The Blanchester Middle School football team defeated Bethel 46-0 Wednesday night.Blanchester ran for nearly 300 yards and five touchdowns. Michael Mul...

October 1st, 2020 |  


Steelers-Titans postponed to later in season

Steelers-Titans postponed to later in season

The Pittsburgh-Tennessee game scheduled for Week 4 will be rescheduled to later this season after one additional Titans player and one personnel membe...

October 1st, 2020 |  


September Madness: MLB stages 8 playoff games in 1 day

September Madness: MLB stages 8 playoff games in 1 day

Shortly after noon in Atlanta, Nick Senzel of the Cincinnati Reds slapped the first pitch from Max Fried to right field for a single, beginning a day ...

October 1st, 2020 |  


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LIFE


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Celebrating 95th birthday
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Sparks, Frauenknecht engaged
Milestone birthdays at Cape May

Milestone birthdays at Cape May

Two residents of Ohio Living Cape May in Wilmington recently celebrated their 100th birthdays. Staff and residents honored Jean Crites (at left in com...

September 2nd, 2020 |  


Virus limits attendance at 155th Collett-McKay Picnic in Clinton County

CHESTER TOWNSHIP — The 155th annual Collett-McKay Picnic was once again held on the dedicated family picnic grounds on Gurneyville Road in Chest...

August 17th, 2020 |  


Morcos, Puckett wed

Morcos, Puckett wed

Jakob Puckett married Jolene Morcos on August 1, 2020 in Huntington Beach, California. The groom’s parents are Dr. Scott and Tammy Puckett of Bl...

August 10th, 2020 |  


Clinton County July marriage licenses

Clinton County July marriage licenses

WILMINGTON — Below is a marriage licenses report from Clinton County Probate Court. It includes the names of the couple, their towns of residenc...

August 4th, 2020 |  


Ralph and Carol Abt celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Ralph and Carol Abt celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph E. Abt of Blanchester are celebrating 50 years of marriage. They were wed on August 8, 1970.Ralph is a retired farmer and Carol is ...

August 4th, 2020 |  


Blanchester couple welcomes twins

Blanchester couple welcomes twins

Braelynn Kay Egner, 6 lbs. 1 oz., and Reagan Lee Egner, 5 lbs. 9 oz., were born on July 20, 2020 at 8:06 a.m. and 8:07 a.m. at Christ Hospital in Cinc...

July 29th, 2020 |  


OPINION


We can count on the seasons

We can count on the seasons

This past week was filled with political bickering, campaign controversies and Supreme Court struggles. Many of us have been trying to determine who s...

September 28th, 2020 |  


Trump cares only about himself

Interesting facts: Over 20 women have accused Donald Trump of sexually attacking them. There is litigation following a charge of rape. He has bragged ...

September 28th, 2020 |  


Reasons everyone must vote

Some of us enlisted, despite our opposition to a particular war. We felt duty-bound to support the hope, promise and idea of the United States, and th...

September 26th, 2020 updated: September 26th, 2020. |  


Check out this year’s virtual Farm Science Review: Plenty to learn & experience free via your device

Check out this year’s virtual Farm Science Review: Plenty to learn & experience free via your device

During the Virtual Farm Science Review (FSR) this week I hope some of you took advantage of the many educational events and demonstrations. I realize ...

September 25th, 2020 |  


Discerning the future of America

Discerning the future of America

The 1995 Bosnian Peace Accord was brokered in Dayton and was led by the distinguished diplomat Richard Holbrooke. The event put Dayton on the internat...

September 24th, 2020 |  


Head lice prevention and control

Head lice prevention and control

Head lice are spread most commonly by direct head-to-head (hair-to-hair) contact. However, much less frequently they are spread by sharing clothing or...

September 24th, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


Clinton Memorial Hospital debuts $1.8M renovation of cardiac catheterization lab

Clinton Memorial Hospital debuts $1.8M renovation of cardiac catheterization lab

WILMINGTON – Clinton Memorial Hospital (CMH) announced this week the reopening of their newly renovated cardiac catheterization lab.The more tha...

September 24th, 2020 |  


Ohio sues to block nuclear bailout money from being paid

Ohio sues to block nuclear bailout money from being paid

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio’s attorney general sued Wednesday in an attempt to block the state’s nuclear plants from collecting fees on ele...

September 23rd, 2020 |  


Local businesses needed to distribute free community masks

Local businesses needed to distribute free community masks

The Wilmington-Clinton County Chamber of Commerce and the Clinton County Foundation are currently recruiting local businesses to help distribute over ...

September 18th, 2020 |  


Ohio unemployment at 8.9%; 16K new jobless claims last week

Ohio unemployment at 8.9%; 16K new jobless claims last week

COLUMBUS — Ohioans filed 16,294 initial jobless claims last week, according to statistics the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS)...

September 18th, 2020 |  


Local experts to share knowledge in free Zoom seminars: ‘Outside the Box: Fundraising on Social Media’

Local experts to share knowledge in free Zoom seminars: ‘Outside the Box: Fundraising on Social Media’

The Clinton County Foundation is presenting three free seminars through Zoom this fall with a series called “Outside the Box: Fundraising on Soc...

September 18th, 2020 |  


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