NEWS


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Prayers for our nation
Lessons from a mother’s diary

Lessons from a mother’s diary

This week, for a welcome change, we will celebrate two very significant holidays.One is the National Day of Prayer. This holiday — although not ...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Spiritual sunset mirrors a card

Spiritual sunset mirrors a card

Wednesday was one of those days. It was after supper, the children had gone outside to play, and Joshua was extra fussy.This handsome little boy with ...

May 6th, 2021 |  


On social media, memories pop up from a pandemic still going

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — When the pandemic passed the one-year mark, Lisa Phillips wasn’t exactly eager to walk down memory lane. She had dev...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Throwback Thursday: Centennial patriots

Throwback Thursday: Centennial patriots

These are some highlights from the News Journal on May 6, 1975:National headlines• ‘House defeats speed cut, rips US ‘blackmail̵...

May 6th, 2021 |  


TODAY IN HISTORY

Today is Thursday, May 6, the 126th day of 2021. There are 239 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On May 6, 1954, medical studen...

May 6th, 2021 |  


WPD reports arrests: Drugs, assaults and thefts

WPD reports arrests: Drugs, assaults and thefts

WILMINGTON — The following report is generated from incident reports provided by the Wilmington Police Department. All those charged/arrested ar...

May 5th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


7:37 pm
Updated: 9:03 pm. |    
Hamm a hit: BHS rallies in 7th for 3-2 win
Felicity notches 8-3 softball wins

Felicity notches 8-3 softball wins

BLANCHESTER — The Blanchester softball team fell to Felicity 8-3 Thursday in SBAAC National Division competition.The Ladycats are now 4-21 overa...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Lebanon visits Lebanon Road and wins 3-2

Lebanon visits Lebanon Road and wins 3-2

ADAMS TOWNSHIP — The Clinton-Massie tennis team lost to Lebanon Thursday 3-2 in non-league action on the CM courts.The Falcons had wins by Alex ...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Big innings propel CNE to baseball win 15-0

Big innings propel CNE to baseball win 15-0

LEES CREEK — Clermont Northeastern had three big innings Thursday in a 15-0 win over East Clinton.The SBAAC National Division loss puts the Astr...

May 6th, 2021 updated: May 6th, 2021. |  


Blanchester boys win SBAAC JH championship

Blanchester boys win SBAAC JH championship

BoysresultsWILLIAMSBURG — The Blanchester Middle School boys track and field team won the SBAAC Junior High School Track and Field Championship ...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Project Trust golf outing June 5 at Snow Hill CC

Project Trust golf outing June 5 at Snow Hill CC

East Clinton Project TRUST is hosting an afternoon of golf June 5 in lieu of its annual scramble at Snow Hill Country Club.Teams of four interested in...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Youth golf camps at Elks in June

Youth golf camps at Elks in June

A youth golf fundamentals camp will be held in June at the Elks 797 Golf Club.Camp dates are June 7-9 and June 21-23. Camp times are 9 to 11 a.m. each...

May 6th, 2021 |  


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LIFE


12:38 pm
Updated: 12:40 pm. |    
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


12:46 pm |    

An expression of the times

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 |  


Honoring our Greatest Generation

Honoring our Greatest Generation

Most of us were not even born yet.It was 75 years ago. The nightmare that was World War II was coming to an end. On May 8, 1945, our Allied Forces cel...

May 3rd, 2021 |  


Dipping into Dover Mineral Springs

Dipping into Dover Mineral Springs

Before the era of air conditioning, it was common to seek an outside location for meetings where it was cool. One of those locations near Wilmington w...

April 30th, 2021 |  


Commuting to college freshman year might make (dollars and) sense

Commuting to college freshman year might make (dollars and) sense

Commuting students are defined as those who do not reside in institution-owned housing on college and university campuses. Commuters make up more than...

April 30th, 2021 |  


Community Action team effort for all

May is Community Action Month, and as part of the celebration of I would like to say a public thank you to the staff and board of Clinton County Commu...

April 29th, 2021 |  


Extraordinary calling on ordinary life

Extraordinary calling on ordinary life

After the death, resurrection and ascension of Jesus, on the day of Pentecost, Peter stood up and preached to a crowd that had gathered in Jerusalem f...

April 29th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


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 |  


Late taxes another troubling sign for Ohio electric truck startup

CLEVELAND (AP) — The failure of an Ohio-based electric truck startup to pay $570,000 in real estate taxes due in early March is yet another trou...

April 27th, 2021 |  


Apple to build East Coast campus in North Carolina; beats out Ohio

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Apple is expanding spending in the U.S. and announced plans Monday to build its first East Coast campus, in North Carolina....

April 26th, 2021 |  


US jobless claims fall to 547,000, another pandemic low

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment aid fell last week to 547,000, the lowest point since the pandemic struck an...

April 22nd, 2021 |  


Ohio initial jobless claims falling

Ohio initial jobless claims falling

Ohioans filed 22,098 initial jobless claims last week, according to statistics Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported to the U.S. Departm...

April 22nd, 2021 |  


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