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Persing sisters excel in speech, debate

Persing sisters excel in speech, debate

Sisters Honor and Mercy Persing of Martinsville excelled in the NCFCA Region VI Regional Championship at Lake Geneva, Wisc.Over 100 students from a si...

May 14th, 2021 |  


Busy local 4-H clubs include Pork Pride

Busy local 4-H clubs include Pork Pride

The Pork Pride 4-H Club met at Cuba Friends Church on Sunday, April 25 with 37 in attendance.President Mikala Hatfield called the meeting to order at ...

May 14th, 2021 |  


Embracing reading: Sabina Elementary, ECHS team up on Right-to-Read Week

Embracing reading: Sabina Elementary, ECHS team up on Right-to-Read Week

East Clinton High School junior Josie Runk shows illustrations in a book she is reading to Sabina Elementary first-graders during her volunteer projec...

May 14th, 2021 |  


Free offices with a view: 4 lighthouses, courtesy of feds

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Dreading your eventual return to the office? The federal government is making available — for free — some wa...

May 14th, 2021 |  


TODAY IN HISTORY

Today is Friday, May 14, the 134th day of 2021. There are 231 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On May 14, 1955, representative...

May 14th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Wildcats rally late for 4-2 victory over Broncos

Wildcats rally late for 4-2 victory over Broncos

MT. ORAB — Bryce Sipple drove in the go-ahead runs in the sixth inning Friday as Blanchester defeated Western Brown 4-2 under the lights at WBHS...

May 14th, 2021 |  


Browns rookie LB brushes off heart concerns

Browns rookie LB brushes off heart concerns

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns rookie linebacker Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah said he’s medically cleared and not concerned about a heart condition ...

May 14th, 2021 |  


EC softball finishes season with 12-2 loss

EC softball finishes season with 12-2 loss

BETHEL — East Clinton’s lead was short-lived Thursday in a 12-2 loss to Bethel-Tate in the final SBAAC National Division game of the seaso...

May 14th, 2021 |  


Tigers tame Astros in SBAAC finale 10-0

Tigers tame Astros in SBAAC finale 10-0

BETHEL — East Clinton ended its baseball season Thursday with a 10-0 loss to Bethel-Tate in SBAAC National Division play.The Astros finish 6-13 ...

May 14th, 2021 |  


Taylor ends Massie season with 1-0 tourney win

Taylor ends Massie season with 1-0 tourney win

NORTH BEND — For the fourth straight game, Taylor softball did not allow a run.The result was a 1-0 win over Clinton-Massie Thursday in a Divisi...

May 14th, 2021 |  


Castillo blasted again as Rockies hold off Reds 13-8

Castillo blasted again as Rockies hold off Reds 13-8

DENVER (AP) — Josh Fuentes homered for the second straight game to back seven shutout innings from Chi Chi Gonzalez, and the Colorado Rockies he...

May 14th, 2021 |  


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LIFE


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Clinton County marriage licenses in March

Card shower for Wilbert

Wilbert Ward is turning 100 on May 8, 2021. To celebrate this momentous occasion, Ada Chapel Friends Meeting is asking the community to shower Wilbert...

April 12th, 2021 |  


Clinton County marriage licenses in March

Clinton County marriage licenses in March

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

April 6th, 2021 |  


Birthday card shower

To celebrate the 37th birthday of Heather Sheets on April 5, her family will be hosting a card shower. Anyone interested can send a card to the Wilmin...

March 30th, 2021 |  


’Til we meet again

’Til we meet again

Several members of the Fun Bunch were delighted to meet again on March 18 for a luncheon at the General Denver Hotel & Restaurant.Sadly, it was to...

March 23rd, 2021 |  


Clinton County marriage licenses in February

Clinton County marriage licenses in February

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

March 10th, 2021 |  


Municipal court judge hands down sentences, including to 7 motorists

Municipal court judge hands down sentences, including to 7 motorists

The following report is compiled using a disposition report provided by Clinton County Municipal Court. The information includes the defendant’s...

February 24th, 2021 |  


OPINION


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(Not all of) The kids are alright: Caring for children’s mental health

(Not all of) The kids are alright: Caring for children’s mental health

Not long after COVID-19 started shutting things down last year, I got a call from my sister. Her oldest, a 13-year-old who had been used to socializin...

May 10th, 2021 |  


Bless our moms and our teachers

Bless our moms and our teachers

Last week was Teacher Appreciation Week. It was a good time to reflect back on the many people in our lives who taught us and guided us in our develop...

May 10th, 2021 |  


An expression of the times

I was on a plane flying from Atlanta to Cincinnati on Sunday. The Atlanta airport is not for the faint of heart; nonetheless, I found myself in the ri...

May 6th, 2021 |  


God’s beautiful invitation to us all

God’s beautiful invitation to us all

I often say a prayer of adoration, confession, asking, and thanksgiving using the words of Psalms. This type of prayer helps me understand God more in...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Editorial: H2Ohio needs assured funding to protect Ohio’s precious water resources

The H2Ohio fund created by Gov. Mike DeWine and legislators in 2019 is a critical long-term work in progress. It aims, most prominently, at reducing, ...

May 4th, 2021 |  


Editorial: Closing plants means a mess

Federal and state officials have another question to answer, as communities across the country — but particularly here in Appalachia — fa...

May 4th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


Job market for new grads: Much hiring but much competition

After a painful year of joblessness, the future has finally brightened for Alycia St. Germain, a 22-year-old college senior at the University of Minne...

May 9th, 2021 |  


Lunch and Learn: Expand your global footprint

Lunch and Learn: Expand your global footprint

WILMINGTON — The Wilmington-Clinton County Chamber of Commerce and the Clinton County Port Authority — in conjunction with the Ohio Small ...

May 4th, 2021 |  


ODJFS: Claims flagged for fraud dwindling

Of the 21,447 initial jobless claims reported this week, about 900 have been flagged for potential fraud, according to the Ohio Department of Job and ...

April 29th, 2021 |  


Virtual Economic Network Alliance upcoming: Hear from local leaders on Recognizing Economic Development in Our Community

Virtual Economic Network Alliance upcoming: Hear from local leaders on Recognizing Economic Development in Our Community

Economic Development is about creating jobs, advancing career development opportunities, and improving the quality of life in our community.The May Vi...

April 29th, 2021 |  


Alkermes launches website about alcohol dependence

Alkermes launches website about alcohol dependence

Myrelationshipwithalcohol.com — a new website sponsored by Alkermes Inc. — went live this week to offer education about alcohol dependence...

April 28th, 2021 |  


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