NEWS


3:44 pm
Updated: 6:02 pm. |    
BREAKING: Carver charged with murder
They know their government

They know their government

Congratulations to the following Wilmington High School students for making the high scores in their grades on the Americanism and Government Test spo...

February 22nd, 2019 |  


Blan Legion Auxiliary seeking descendants of original 1919 members

Blan Legion Auxiliary seeking descendants of original 1919 members

BLANCHESTER — The American Legion turns 100 this year. The Legion was founded on Sept. 16, 1919 and 2019 marks its 100th birthday. The Marion Po...

February 22nd, 2019 |  


Semi spins truck; no injuries

Semi spins truck; no injuries

Emergency services responded to a two-vehicle accident on Farquhar Avenue around 8:30 a.m. on Friday. Wilmington Police Department Officer Tyler Binkl...

February 22nd, 2019 |  


Officials: Matches or lighter suspected in deadly Ohio fire

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Fire officials suspect the careless use of a lighter or matches on a mattress at an Ohio home caused the fire that kille...

February 22nd, 2019 |  


Today in History

By The Associated PressToday is Friday, Feb. 22, the 53rd day of 2019. There are 312 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Feb. ...

February 21st, 2019 |  


Clinton County Municipal Court dispositions include O.V.I., drugs, assault cases

Clinton County Municipal Court dispositions include O.V.I., drugs, assault cases

WILMINGTON — The following report is compiled using a disposition report provided by Clinton County Municipal Court. The information includes th...

February 21st, 2019 |  


SPORTS


8:24 pm |    
Dungan closes WHS career
Misbehaving owners hardly unheard of in pro sports

Misbehaving owners hardly unheard of in pro sports

Misbehaving owners of sports teams have drawn headlines pretty much since sports have been around.Now, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft faces m...

February 22nd, 2019 |  


Gray has stiff elbow, scratched from 1st spring start

Gray has stiff elbow, scratched from 1st spring start

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Sonny Gray has stiffness in his right elbow and was scratched from his scheduled start in the Cincinnati Reds’ spri...

February 22nd, 2019 |  


AP source: NBA, union forward talks on ending ‘one-and-done’

AP source: NBA, union forward talks on ending ‘one-and-done’

MIAMI (AP) — The NBA and its players are continuing to move forward on plans to eliminate the “one-and-done” rule in college basketb...

February 22nd, 2019 |  


Jenifer’s late shots rally Cincinnati over UCF 60-55

Jenifer’s late shots rally Cincinnati over UCF 60-55

CINCINNATI (AP) — Justin Jenifer put Cincinnati ahead to stay with a layup and hit a 3-pointer with 19.9 seconds left Thursday night, rallying C...

February 21st, 2019 |  


Dungan to go for 9th twice on Friday

Dungan to go for 9th twice on Friday

CANTON -Ricky Dungan isn’t quite ready for his Wilmington High School swimming career to end. On Thursday in the Division II OHSAA Swimming &...

February 21st, 2019 updated: February 21st, 2019. |  


Allen, Potts, Faucett seasons end

Allen, Potts, Faucett seasons end

BEAVERCREEK - The bowling season for Blanchester and Clinton-Massie ended Thursday at the Division II Southwest District tournament at Beaver-Vu Lanes...

February 21st, 2019 |  


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LIFE


Today in History

Today is Thursday, Feb. 7, the 38th day of 2019. There are 327 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Feb. 7, 1962, President Joh...

February 7th, 2019 |  


Clinton County December marriage licenses

Clinton County December 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 ...

February 5th, 2019 |  


Today in History

Today is Tuesday, Feb. 5, the 36th day of 2019. There are 329 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Feb. 5, 1937, President Fran...

February 5th, 2019 |  


Today in history

Today is Saturday, Feb. 2, the 33rd day of 2019. There are 332 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Feb. 2, 1990, in a dramatic...

February 2nd, 2019 |  


Today in history

Today is Friday, Feb. 1, the 32nd day of 2019. There are 333 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Feb. 1, 1960, four black coll...

February 1st, 2019 |  


Today in history

Today is Thursday, Jan. 31, the 31st day of 2019. There are 334 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Jan. 31, 1971, astronauts ...

January 31st, 2019 |  


OPINION


5:24 pm |    
Let us pray about it
Thoughts on Wilmington’s Paul Hunter and more

Thoughts on Wilmington’s Paul Hunter and more

This is a “this-n-that” commentary instead of a column with one topic. The hope here is what it lacks in in-depth treatment of its subject...

February 20th, 2019 |  


Poignant tales from a diner

Poignant tales from a diner

Brenda and I were sitting in Classics, a first-rate diner in Hillsboro last week, having breakfast when our conversation, for obvious reasons, turned ...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Navigating college aid process, billing

Navigating college aid process, billing

Sometimes the difference between selecting one college over another is how effectively one navigates and comprehends the information presented and the...

February 18th, 2019 |  


The Scots are smiling

The Scots are smiling

Despite the cold, the snow and rain, despite the wind chill temperatures that can freeze skin in minutes, we all know this is winter in Ohio. We also...

February 18th, 2019 |  


Creator’s omnipotent power controls climate

News sources have pushed the idea of global warming to the extent that young people have become frightened of the “theoretical consequence”...

February 15th, 2019 |  


Know changes in farm tax law

Know changes in farm tax law

How many of you have been working on your taxes? How many of you were aware there were several tax law changes that could affect you as a farm operati...

February 15th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


3:25 pm
Updated: 5:19 pm. |    
Merchants Bank celebrates second Wilmington location
Hertlein joins Peelle & Lundy Realtors

Hertlein joins Peelle & Lundy Realtors

WILMINGTON — Walter (Butch) Peelle, CEO of Peelle & Lundy Realtors, announced that David Hertlein has joined the firm of Peelle & Lundy ...

January 24th, 2019 |  


Wilmington College grad Knisley named Library Services manager at Chatfield

Wilmington College grad Knisley named Library Services manager at Chatfield

Emilia Knisley, a Lynchburg resident and 2017 Wilmington College graduate, has joined the Chatfield College staff as manager of library services.The p...

January 21st, 2019 |  


Clinton County realtors present sales awards, install officers

Clinton County realtors present sales awards, install officers

WILMINGTON — The Clinton County Board of Realtors hosted its 2018 holiday party on Dec. 14 at the Wilmington Elks.Altogether, 89 realtors, affil...

January 16th, 2019 |  


Local Lunch & Learn: How to win government contracts

WILMINGTON — Is your business looking to win government contracts?Learn what to look for and how to be in the best position to win government co...

January 9th, 2019 |  


Ohio: ‘18 sets record for new businesses

Ohio: ‘18 sets record for new businesses

COLUMBUS – Ohio had 125,204 new business filings in 2018 to make it a record-breaking year for new businesses formed in the Buckeye State, Ohio ...

January 4th, 2019 updated: January 4th, 2019. |  


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