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LOCAL BRIEFS

Food drive set for SaturdayWILMINGTON — The Presbyterian Church of Wilmington will hold a community drive-through food drive for Your FatherR...

July 6th, 2020 |  


NMUSAF reopens to public

NMUSAF reopens to public

RIVERSIDE — July 1 marks the reopening of the National Museum of the United States Air Force to the public.The popular destination has been clos...

July 6th, 2020 |  


Governor’s company receives loan from virus aid program

COLUMBUS (AP) — A company partly owned by Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine is among those that received loans from a $600 billion-plus coronavirus aid prog...

July 6th, 2020 |  


World’s longest-surviving conjoined twin brothers die at 68

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The world’s longest-surviving conjoined twins died July 4 at the age of 68.Ronnie and Donnie Galyon, of Beavercreek, O...

July 6th, 2020 |  


Wilmington welcomes new firefighter

Wilmington welcomes new firefighter

Justin Comer, fourth from the right, stands with his fellow firefighters and city officials after being sworn in at Thursday’s Wilmington City C...

July 6th, 2020 |  


Community Action giving away shoes for kids

Community Action giving away shoes for kids

Clinton County Community Action Program Inc. is giving away shoes to families in need.The shoes are available in 12 colors — in neutral colors s...

July 6th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


Chiefs, Mahomes agree to 10-year, $503 million extension

Chiefs, Mahomes agree to 10-year, $503 million extension

The Kansas City Chiefs made sure they’ll have Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes around as long as possible.Mahomes agreed to a 10-year extension wo...

July 7th, 2020 |  


MLB releases pandemic-shortened schedule amid testing delays

MLB releases pandemic-shortened schedule amid testing delays

Major League Baseball released its pandemic-shortened schedule Monday, featuring a tantalizing season opener between the New York Yankees and World Se...

July 7th, 2020 |  


OAC moving forward with fall schedule

OAC moving forward with fall schedule

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio - The Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC), the nation’s third oldest collegiate athletic league, has announced plans for fall sports...

July 6th, 2020 |  


Stacey Conley promoted to assistant director of Athletics

Stacey Conley promoted to assistant director of Athletics

WILMINGTON — Stacey Conley, a Clinton-Massie High School graduate, has been named assistant director of athletics at Wilmington College, accordi...

July 6th, 2020 |  


Scheve to take leave of absence for ‘20-‘21

Scheve to take leave of absence for ‘20-‘21

WILMINGTON – Jerry Scheve, who recently completed his 30th season leading the Wilmington College women’s basketball program, will be takin...

July 6th, 2020 |  


PGA Tour, Memorial scrap plans to have limited spectators

PGA Tour, Memorial scrap plans to have limited spectators

The PGA Tour and the Memorial scrapped state-approved plans to have limited spectators next week because of what it described as rapidly changing dyna...

July 6th, 2020 |  


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LIFE


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Burton, O’Bryon engaged
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Gilmore, Labadie engaged
Mr. & Mrs. Roberts celebrate 61 years

Mr. & Mrs. Roberts celebrate 61 years

Mr. and Mrs. Ronald L. Roberts of Locust Grove, Georgia (formerly of Wilmington) are celebrating 61 years of marriage. They were Wed on June 7, 1959 b...

June 3rd, 2020 |  


The Moores go home: Lima man died of COVID-19; his wife of 53 years followed days later

The Moores go home: Lima man died of COVID-19; his wife of 53 years followed days later

LIMA — Bob Moore, 77, died from COVID-19 on April 24 in a hospital bed inches away from his wife, Barb.She would follow on April 29.They spent 5...

May 26th, 2020 |  


Kelleys welcome a son

Kelleys welcome a son

Jonah James Kelley was born to Billy and Sarah Bein Kelley on April 7, 2020 at Northwestern Hospital in McHenry, Ill. He weighed 7 lbs., 15 oz. and wa...

May 18th, 2020 |  


Fullers welcome baby girl

Arwen Rose Fuller was born April 17, 2020 at 9:40 p.m. She was 9 lbs., 2 oz. and 21 inches.Her parents are Brad and Sara Fuller, who were both raised ...

April 22nd, 2020 |  


TODAY IN HISTORY

Today is Saturday, April 11, the 102nd day of 2020. There are 264 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On April 11, 1980, the Equa...

April 11th, 2020 |  


TODAY IN HISTORY

Today is Friday, April 10, the 101st day of 2020. There are 265 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On April 10, 1912, the Britis...

April 10th, 2020 |  


OPINION


Racists comes in many colors

I’d like to make a couple comments concerning Neil Snarr’s column in the June 27 News Journal.Is Mr. Snarr trying to give us all some kind...

July 2nd, 2020 |  


Evolve beyond prejudice, inequality

Early this year, at the Center for Spiritual Living of Greater Cincinnati, a book chosen for study by the minister was “How to Be an Antiracist....

July 2nd, 2020 |  


Closer look at Supreme Court’s decision

Closer look at Supreme Court’s decision

The United States Supreme Court decided Monday that Louisiana’s Act 620 — the Unsafe Abortion Protection Act, which required abortion prov...

July 2nd, 2020 |  


Sunrises and learning while doing

Sunrises and learning while doing

I was never a morning person growing up — waking up early was not my cup of tea!As a bit of this may still be true, waking up and getting on the...

July 2nd, 2020 |  


Be aware of, and prevent, heat stress

Be aware of, and prevent, heat stress

Mother Nature decided to crank up the heat and humidity just in time for July 4th celebrations (of course with social distancing) and the final prepar...

July 2nd, 2020 |  


Wilmington Schools’ Diversity Committee backs equity for all students

Wilmington Schools’ Diversity Committee backs equity for all students

The following is a June 17, 2020 social justice letter from the Wilmington City Schools (WCS) Diversity Committee. Residents also can visit the Divers...

July 2nd, 2020 updated: July 2nd, 2020. |  


BUSINESS


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Country Dayz Pet Resort sets ‘Yappy Hour’
Smith Funeral Homes serving local families for generations

Smith Funeral Homes serving local families for generations

Smith Funeral Homes, in Wilmington and in New Vienna, is a family owned and operated business now gearing up for its fourth generation to serve Clinto...

June 29th, 2020 |  


Meet the new ATSG

Meet the new ATSG

ATSG has come a long way in the past 40 years.One of its airlines, ABX Air, began operations at Wilmington Industrial Air Park in April 1980 for expre...

June 29th, 2020 |  


First State Bank mission to ‘serve our community with passion’

First State Bank mission to ‘serve our community with passion’

In July of last year, First State Bank debuted its newly constructed full-service location at 1584 Rombach Avenue in Wilmington.Over the last year, th...

June 29th, 2020 |  


The good life continues (even with restrictions!) at Ohio Living Cape May

The good life continues (even with restrictions!) at Ohio Living Cape May

Ohio Living Cape May, Clinton County’s only 5-Star Rated Nursing Facility, continues to remain COVID-19 virus-free in our health care center, as...

June 29th, 2020 |  


From big red iron to Kubota brands, Bane-Welker delivers

From big red iron to Kubota brands, Bane-Welker delivers

Bane-Welker Equipment might be best known for its big red iron, but this employee-owned company also offers big construction equipment and several con...

June 29th, 2020 |  


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