NEWS


Teen charged with murder after fatal shooting by police

COLUMBUS (AP) — Police have charged a 16-year-old girl with murder in connection to a police shooting that killed another 16-year-old boy.Author...

December 14th, 2018 |  


Kasich would prefer competing for presidency as a Republican

BEXLEY, Ohio (AP) — Outgoing Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Thursday that he’d prefer to run for president as a Republican, but only if heR...

December 14th, 2018 |  


Fatal fire that hurt 10 in Amish family is traced to lamp

MIDDLEFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Fire officials in northeastern Ohio say a blaze that killed a 2-year-old child and injured 10 members of an Amish famil...

December 14th, 2018 |  


Death row executions remain near historic lows in 2018

Death row executions remain near historic lows in 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three states resumed executions of death row inmates in 2018 after long breaks, but nationwide, executions remained near histo...

December 14th, 2018 |  


WPD honors three of its members

WPD honors three of its members

WILMINGTON — The Wilmington Police Department has recognized three of its members for their outstanding work in 2018.During the WPD’s annu...

December 14th, 2018 updated: December 14th, 2018. |  


Correction regarding tickets for ‘The Crossover That Won The Game’

To get tickets for the movie “The Crossover That Won The Game” to be shown Friday, Dec. 21 at the Murphy Theatre, please go through the Mu...

December 14th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Davis, Dungan win twice for WHS swimmers

Davis, Dungan win twice for WHS swimmers

OXFORD - Jordan Davis and Ricky Dungan each won two events in a tri-meet with Oxford Talawanda and Vandalia-Butler Friday at Miami University.Davis to...

December 14th, 2018 updated: December 15th, 2018. |  


Finally: Massie opens its season with 49-41 win

Finally: Massie opens its season with 49-41 win

ADAMS TOWNSHIP - After starting the season late because of football, the Clinton-Massie boys basketball team kicked off the 2018-19 campaign with a 49...

December 14th, 2018 |  


Schmidt fuels Rockets past ‘Cats in OT 69-66

Schmidt fuels Rockets past ‘Cats in OT 69-66

OWENSVILLE — Clermont Northeastern scored the first four points of overtime Friday night, then held on to defeat Blanchester 69-66.Blanchester h...

December 14th, 2018 |  


7-point second half dooms Hurricane in 52-31 loss

7-point second half dooms Hurricane in 52-31 loss

MOUNT ORAB - Wilmington struggled to get its offense going in the second half and was defeated by Western Brown, 52-31, in SBAAC American Division bas...

December 14th, 2018 |  


EC 7th grade girls post win over ROB

The East Clinton seventh grade girls basketball team defeated Wilmington’s Rodger O. Borror Middle School 29-14 on Tuesday.For Wilmington, Ashle...

December 14th, 2018 |  


EC junior varsity drops pair to Rockets, Rams

EC junior varsity drops pair to Rockets, Rams

The East Clinton junior varsity boys basketball team was defeated in a pair of games by Greeneview and Clermont Northeastern.Against the Rockets, the ...

December 14th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


Today in history

Today is Wednesday, Dec. 12, the 346th day of 2018. There are 19 days left in the year.Today’s Highlights in History:On Dec. 12, 2000, George W....

December 12th, 2018 |  


Today in history

Today is Tuesday, Dec. 11, the 345th day of 2018. There are 20 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Dec. 11, 1972, Apollo 17...

December 11th, 2018 |  


Today in history

Today is Saturday, Dec. 8, the 342nd day of 2018. There are 23 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Dec. 8, 1941, the United St...

December 8th, 2018 |  


Today in history

Today is Friday, Dec. 7, the 341st day of 2018. There are 24 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Dec. 7, 1941, Japan launched ...

December 7th, 2018 |  


Today in history

Today is Thursday, Dec. 6, the 340th day of 2018. There are 25 days left in the year.Today’s Highlights in History:On Dec. 6, 1907, the worst mi...

December 6th, 2018 |  


Today in history

Today is Wednesday, Dec. 5, the 339th day of 2018. There are 26 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Dec. 5, 1994, Republicans ...

December 5th, 2018 |  


OPINION


Where did we get sidetracked?

Where did we get sidetracked?

It seems rather odd, I often think, that despite all the measures taken to ensure our safety these days, we are probably more at risk now than we have...

December 13th, 2018 |  


Take a break, ponder, and rejoice

This Sunday we welcome the Third Sunday of Advent.In liturgical traditions it is “appropriate” to wear rose-colored vestments. Few churche...

December 13th, 2018 |  


Are you getting joy out of Christmas?

Are you getting joy out of Christmas?

Well now, it has been a couple of weeks since the onslaught of “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday” plunged us all into the Chri...

December 13th, 2018 |  


Ohio’s ‘solution’ is anything but

Ohio’s ‘solution’ is anything but

I recently read in the News Journal that Ohio’s legislature has overwhelmingly adopted “Sierah’s Law” and is sending it to Gov...

December 12th, 2018 |  


Fighting for Ohio’s GM workers

Fighting for Ohio’s GM workers

If you love this country, you fight for the people who make it work – people like the workers at Lordstown.That’s why last week, Senator P...

December 11th, 2018 |  


The old mill and its Beams

The old mill and its Beams

Years ago, many people referred to State Route 134 North as “Port William Pike”, the gentle winding highway that meanders from Wilmington ...

December 11th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


‘Winter Wonderland’ coming to Caesar Creek Flea Market in Clinton County

‘Winter Wonderland’ coming to Caesar Creek Flea Market in Clinton County

CHESTER TOWNSHIP — A “Winter Wonderland” will be an ongoing attraction at the Caesar Creek Flea Market starting Saturday, Dec. 1.Win...

November 29th, 2018 |  


Laney Cakes Bakery debuts

Laney Cakes Bakery debuts

The News Journal advertising staff congratulates Laney Cakes Bakery, which recently held its ribbon-cutting at 151 W. Main St., Wilmington. With cooki...

November 27th, 2018 |  


Wilmington-based ATSG delivers freighter to Polish company

Wilmington-based ATSG delivers freighter to Polish company

WILMINGTON — Air Transport Services Group Inc. announced the delivery by its Cargo Aircraft Management subsidiary of a Boeing 767-200 converted ...

November 23rd, 2018 |  


Blanchester-based Allen/ColorCraft to partner with Thermos brand

Blanchester-based Allen/ColorCraft to partner with Thermos brand

BLANCHESTER — Thermos has announced a partnership with Allen/ColorCraft of Blanchester and with Compass Promos to expand their reach into the pr...

November 23rd, 2018 |  


Coldwell Banker West Shell celebrates Wilmington office

Coldwell Banker West Shell celebrates Wilmington office

The Wilmington News Journal advertising staff congratulates Coldwell Banker West Shell, which recently held an open house and ribbon-cutting in conjun...

November 20th, 2018 |  


Shoe Sensation sets grand re-openinig

WILMINGTON — Black Friday weekend is going to be more impressive than usual for Shoe Sensation here in Wilmington, as the store celebrates its g...

November 16th, 2018 |  


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