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Cowan Lake Disc Golf Course opens to the public

Cowan Lake Disc Golf Course opens to the public

The Cowan Lake Disc Golf Course is now open. The course is located on the south side of the lake in the dance pavilion and public beach areas.It featu...

December 8th, 2022 |  


Jewish Americans confront antisemitism with resolve, worry

NEW YORK (AP) — Jewish Americans are closely following the recent upsurge in antisemitic rhetoric and actions with a mix of anxiety and resolve ...

December 8th, 2022 |  


‘Get up and enjoy him!’

‘Get up and enjoy him!’

One Christmas morning a long time ago, I remember, as a young boy, waking up to see what great presents Santa Claus had brought me. When my sisters an...

December 8th, 2022 |  


A brand new deck in the making

A brand new deck in the making

I’m here at my new desk. Well it’s not actually new, only new for me. I picked it up at a garage sale for free. So from this new spot in t...

December 8th, 2022 |  


Cantabile to present free holiday concert

The members of Cantabile invite the community to enjoy the sounds of the season with them on Saturday, Dec. 17 at 7 p.m. at the Wilmington United Meth...

December 8th, 2022 updated: December 8th, 2022. |  


CMH nationally recognized for chest pain care

WILMINGTON — The American College of Cardiology has recognized Clinton Memorial Hospital for its demonstrated expertise and commitment in treati...

December 8th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


WHS girls win, boys fall at Batavia Bowl

WHS girls win, boys fall at Batavia Bowl

BATAVIA — Despite a 493 series from Landon Mellinger, the Wilmington High School boys bowling team lost a close one to Batavia Friday 2625 to 25...

December 9th, 2022 |  


Hurricane swimmers top Massie, Minster at WC pool

Hurricane swimmers top Massie, Minster at WC pool

WILMINGTON - The Wilmington girls and boys swim teams swept their meet Thursday versus Clinton-Massie and Minster at Wilmington College.The Wilmington...

December 9th, 2022 |  


Grinnell sets NCAA record with 111 3-point shots vs Emmaus

GRINNELL, Iowa (AP) — Grinnell College set an NCAA men’s basketball record for 3-point attempts when it tried every one of its 111 shots f...

December 9th, 2022 updated: December 9th, 2022. |  


GBK Final: East Clinton 67, Georgetown 52

GBK Final: East Clinton 67, Georgetown 52

GEORGETOWN — East Clinton countered a sluggish second quarter with an amazing third quarter Thursday in a 67-52 win over Georgetown.The SBAAC Na...

December 9th, 2022 |  


GBK Final: Clermont NE 59, Blanchester 46

GBK Final: Clermont NE 59, Blanchester 46

BLANCHESTER — Tiffany Drewry scored 26 points to lead Clermont Northeastern to a 59-46 win Thursday over Blanchester in SBAAC National Division ...

December 9th, 2022 |  


GBK Final: Western Brown 49, Wilmington 23

GBK Final: Western Brown 49, Wilmington 23

MT. ORAB — Western Brown pulled away from Wilmington in the second quarter Thursday en route to a 49-23 win in SBAAC American Division girls bas...

December 9th, 2022 |  


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LIFE


Amicitia Club of Blanchester holds Christmas meeting

Amicitia Club of Blanchester holds Christmas meeting

The annual Christmas meeting of the Amicitia Club of Blanchester was held Thursday, Dec. 1 at the General Denver, hosted by Holly Drummond and Faye Bu...

December 2nd, 2022 |  


Wilmington community blood drive set for Dec. 14

DAYTON, Ohio – Give your support to the holiday season blood supply during Community Blood Center’s “12 Days of Giving” by don...

December 2nd, 2022 |  


A somewhat different Thanksgiving this year

A somewhat different Thanksgiving this year

Editor’s Note: The Amish Cook is being written this week by Dorcas Raber, Gloria’s mom. Gloria will return next week.It is Thanksgiving Da...

December 1st, 2022 |  


Lewises celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

Lewises celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

Karen and Sam Lewis, formerly of Wilmington, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Thanksgiving Day.Married on Saturday, Nov. 24, 1962 at the M...

November 30th, 2022 |  


COVID testing assistance available for Ohioans who are blind or have low vision

COLUMBUS – Ohio has worked closely with community partners to ensure access to at-home rapid COVID-19 testing over the course of the pandemic fo...

November 29th, 2022 |  


OPINION


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Here comes the Santa Train
Protecting Ohioans’ hard earned pensions

Protecting Ohioans’ hard earned pensions

For so many Ohioans, giving up dollars at the bargaining table now in exchange for contributions to a pension fund, and the promise of a secure retire...

November 24th, 2022 |  


Give me a …. T!

Give me a …. T!

His name was Dean and he was 6-years-old. It happened abruptly, but it happens all the time to 6-year-olds. One of his teeth fell out. He took that pr...

November 24th, 2022 |  


The day I began to understand women

The day I began to understand women

I understand women. It has been a long journey.I was a boy scout, and as Robert Baden-Powell reminds us, “A scout is never taken by surprise. He...

November 21st, 2022 updated: November 21st, 2022. |  


Helping families take shape during National Adoption Month

Helping families take shape during National Adoption Month

November is National Adoption Month, which presents a great opportunity to place a renewed focus on strengthening families around Ohio.Across our stat...

November 18th, 2022 updated: November 18th, 2022. |  


Protecting customs and border protection agents from narcotics

Protecting customs and border protection agents from narcotics

Customs and Border Protection Agents are on the frontlines of our efforts to combat dangerous and illegal drugs from entering our country through our ...

November 18th, 2022 |  


Poll: Religious Americans less worried about climate change

NEW YORK (AP) — Most adults in the United States – including a large majority of Christians and people who identify with other religions &...

November 17th, 2022 |  


BUSINESS


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Supporting local small business on Black Friday

Supporting local small business on Black Friday

Locals came out to support small businesses on Black Friday whether it’s at Everyday Chic Boutique or Rome Jewelers in Wilmington.Locals came ou...

November 25th, 2022 |  


Chamber’s $25 Days of Christmas campaign set to begin

Chamber’s $25 Days of Christmas campaign set to begin

CLINTON COUNTY — The Wilmington-Clinton County Chamber of Commerce is giving away $2,500 in cash prizes this holiday season.For over a decade, t...

November 18th, 2022 |  


McIntosh Real Estate Services holds grand opening

McIntosh Real Estate Services holds grand opening

WILMINGTON — McIntosh Real Estate Services LLC held a well-attended grand opening celebration on Friday, Nov. 4 in honor of its new office, loca...

November 15th, 2022 |  


What will God see in you in heaven?

“Smile at me,” says Sofia, 5.I wonder how many of us can imagine God smiling at all?To imagine God smiling requires that little five-lette...

November 10th, 2022 |  


McIntosh Real Estate Services sets grand opening, ribbon-cutting

McIntosh Real Estate Services sets grand opening, ribbon-cutting

WILMINGTON — Join McIntosh Real Estate Services LLC for a grand opening celebration on Friday, November 4.The event will feature a ribbon cuttin...

October 28th, 2022 |  


DeHart named VP, CFO of Merchants National Bank

DeHart named VP, CFO of Merchants National Bank

HILLSBORO — Merchants National Bank announced that Jacob “Jake” DeHart will be joining the bank as a vice president and CFO. In addi...

October 28th, 2022 |  


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