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National Veterans Memorial and Museum to open in October

COLUMBUS (AP) — The National Veterans Memorial and Museum in Columbus is set to open this fall, with retired U.S. Army Gen. Colin Powell to give...

August 20th, 2018 |  


WHS Class of 1953 graduates

WHS Class of 1953 graduates

WILMINGTON — The Wilmington High School Class of 1953 met Aug. 3 at the General Denver Hotel to celebrate their 65th anniversary. There were 25 ...

August 20th, 2018 |  


Mural to famous baby hippo Fiona unveiled in Cincinnati

CINCINNATI (AP) — Officials in Ohio have unveiled a mural dedicated to Fiona, the baby hippo at Cincinnati Zoo that beat the odds and survived, ...

August 20th, 2018 |  


5K at Cowan Lake to benefit veterans; Noland USAF basic grad

Noland grad of USAF basicU.S. Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Mason Noland graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-...

August 20th, 2018 updated: August 20th, 2018. |  


WC freshmen already serving community

WC freshmen already serving community

Even though classes didn’t start until Monday, a group of incoming Wilmington College freshman volunteered to help clean up Sugar Grove Cemetery...

August 20th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Shaw, Yelich power Brewers past Reds, 5-2

Shaw, Yelich power Brewers past Reds, 5-2

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Travis Shaw and Christian Yelich homered to help the Milwaukee Brewers overcome an early deficit, and Chase Anderson kept the b...

August 21st, 2018 |  


Xenia drops WHS in season-opening volleyball match

Xenia drops WHS in season-opening volleyball match

WILMINGTON - The Wilmington High School volleyball team opened its season Monday with a 3-1 loss to Xenia in non-league action at Fred Summers Court.A...

August 20th, 2018 updated: August 20th, 2018. |  


Massie tennis beats rain, Panthers 4-1

Massie tennis beats rain, Panthers 4-1

ADAMS TOWNSHIP - It was worth the wait Monday for the Clinton-Massie girls tennis team.After more than an hour delay, the Lady Falcons clawed Miami Tr...

August 20th, 2018 updated: August 20th, 2018. |  


Blanchester boys runnerup at Fultz Invitational meet

Blanchester boys runnerup at Fultz Invitational meet

MONROE - The Blanchester High School boys cross country team finished second Monday at the Alex Fultz Invitational at Monroe High School.Mt. Healthy w...

August 20th, 2018 |  


Mya to Jersey: Jackson verbals to Seton Hall

Mya to Jersey: Jackson verbals to Seton Hall

Wilmington senior Mya Jackson has given a verbal commitment to Seton Hall University to continue her basketball career following high school.Jackson s...

August 20th, 2018 updated: August 20th, 2018. |  


Want to vote for the Tennis Hall of Fame? Now you can

Want to vote for the Tennis Hall of Fame? Now you can

Martina Hingis figures she wouldn’t have needed any help from fans to earn her spot in the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Still, she likes t...

August 20th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


Hewitts celebrate 50th anniversary

Hewitts celebrate 50th anniversary

Max and Bess Hewitt celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 20, 2018.They have five children, Kim (Lenny) Resselott, Karan (Steve) Keiter, A...

August 3rd, 2018 |  


Celebrating 60 years

Celebrating 60 years

Jim and Judy (Teboe) Duggins will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 16. The wedding ceremony was held in Wilmington in 1958.Jim an...

July 30th, 2018 |  


Jack Price to celebrate 95th

Jack Price to celebrate 95th

WILMINGTON — A 95th birthday open house celebration for Jack Price will be held 1:30-3 p.m. Thursday, July 19 at the Ohio Living Cape May Multip...

July 17th, 2018 |  


Five generations

Five generations

Five generations of a family recently gathered, from left: front, great-great-grandmother Jane Thompson of Wilmington, and mother Megan Cooperider of ...

July 12th, 2018 |  


Clinton County May marriage licenses

Clinton County May marriage licenses

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

June 28th, 2018 |  


OPINION


Joy of the ‘Quirkiest Circus’

Joy of the ‘Quirkiest Circus’

My home can be a bit of a zoo sometimes.It’s a little crazy with four children, three dogs, three rabbits, a tank full of fish, a cat and a bear...

August 17th, 2018 |  


I’ve been lucky enough to have only ever stayed one night in a hospital, not counting when I was one of the last babies born at the old Holzer H...

August 17th, 2018 |  


Good management for fall grazing

Good management for fall grazing

The dog days of summer are upon us and, with that, August is getting close to its end, an indicator summer, too, is coming to an end for another year....

August 17th, 2018 |  


We can’t move toward socialism

There’s a movement in America, especially among young adults, toward the idea of socialism. This is very disturbing. Socialism is a first cousin...

August 16th, 2018 |  


Keeping focus on the right ‘ball’

Keeping focus on the right ‘ball’

Even living in Florida, I find myself still being a diehard fan of the Cincinnati Reds. One of my “new” best friends is a diehard Chicago ...

August 16th, 2018 |  


Many paths to career path success

Many paths to career path success

Success is often a measure of how far we go on our own personal journey. I was reminded of that fact recently at a graduation ceremony for the Aspire ...

August 15th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


WNJ welcomes two media sales reps

WNJ welcomes two media sales reps

WILMINGTON — The News Journal recently welcomed two media sales executives to their team, Emily Osborne and Autumn Allen.“We’re happ...

August 2nd, 2018 |  


Chad Beam joins Merchants National Bank

WILMINGTON — Chad Beam has joined Merchants National Bank and will serve as a Commercial/Agricultural Lender within the Clinton County market.Be...

August 1st, 2018 |  


Water Lily’s SkinTherapy Spa sets open house

Water Lily’s SkinTherapy Spa sets open house

WILMINGTON — Join the Wilmington-Clinton County Chamber of Commerce for the grand opening of Water Lily’s SkinTherapy Spa on Saturday, Aug...

July 30th, 2018 |  


Cotton Junky Quilt Shop marks decade in business

Cotton Junky Quilt Shop marks decade in business

Nancy Stanforth, right, won a Bernette Sew N Go machine that was given away as a prize in connection with the 10th anniversary of the Cotton Junky Qui...

July 23rd, 2018 |  


Fifth Third eBus coming to Wilmington

Fifth Third eBus coming to Wilmington

WILMINGTON — The Fifth Third Bank Financial Empowerment Mobile — the eBus — will be in Wilmington at the J.W. Denver Williams Jr. Me...

July 23rd, 2018 |  


Papsy’s new go-to frozen yogurt place

Papsy’s new go-to frozen yogurt place

WILMINGTON — Main Street has a new place for frozen treats.Papsy’s Place at 115 W. Main St. has been letting locals check out their frozen...

July 20th, 2018 |  


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