NEWS


Fires set stage for irreversible forest losses in Australia

Australia’s forests are burning at a rate unmatched in modern times and scientists say the landscape is being permanently altered as a warming c...

January 20th, 2020 |  


Ohio State doctor abuse investigation, suits have cost $9.8M

COLUMBUS (AP) — The investigation and related lawsuits about alleged sexual abuse decades ago by an Ohio State University team doctor have cost ...

January 20th, 2020 |  


What’s hiding in Ohio police department’s evidence room?

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Every time Sgt. Edward Mack passes the box of evidence in Jane Doe’s unsolved 1987 homicide, he raps his knuckles on t...

January 19th, 2020 |  


Columbus police: SUV crashes into building; driver and passenger die

COLUMBUS (AP) — An SUV crashed into a building in Ohio’s capital city on Sunday, and the driver and his passenger died, police said.Vehicl...

January 19th, 2020 |  


Clinton County SR 73/380 roundabout project draws crowd

Clinton County SR 73/380 roundabout project draws crowd

ADAMS TOWNSHIP — At ODOT’s presentation about plans for a roundabout, there seemed to be consensus among attendees that the intersection o...

January 17th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


Pickard paces ‘Cane to runnerup at Sweet 16

Pickard paces ‘Cane to runnerup at Sweet 16

DAYTON — Led by Grant Pickard, the Wilmington High School boys bowling team finished second Saturday at the Sweet 16 tournament at Poelking Sout...

January 20th, 2020 |  


Conover, Peters 1st; Wildcats 2nd at Sycamore

Conover, Peters 1st; Wildcats 2nd at Sycamore

CINCINNATI — With a pair of weight-class champions, Blanchester finished as runnerup Saturday in the Sycamore Invitational wrestling tournament....

January 20th, 2020 |  


BBK Final: Lebanon 50 Wilmington 47

BBK Final: Lebanon 50 Wilmington 47

WILMINGTON — Following a sub-par performance Friday night against Goshen, the Wilmington High School basketball team gave its hometown fans plen...

January 20th, 2020 |  


No. 12 Yellow Jackets sting Quakers 85-61

No. 12 Yellow Jackets sting Quakers 85-61

In Ohio Athletic Conference action Saturday, the Wilmington College women’s basketball team was defeated by visiting Baldwin-Wallace, 85-61, at ...

January 20th, 2020 |  


WHS, CM go 4-5 at Hammer & Anvil; Seaman wins 126

WHS, CM go 4-5 at Hammer & Anvil; Seaman wins 126

MT. ORAB — Clinton-Massie’s Blake Seaman was the lone county champion but Wilmington finished fourth Saturday in the Hammer & Anvil In...

January 20th, 2020 |  


Cline unbeaten, Astros 5th at East Clinton Duals

Cline unbeaten, Astros 5th at East Clinton Duals

LEES CREEK — Greenon went 5-0 and won the East Clinton Duals Friday night at ECHS.The Astros were fifth in the six-team event. North College Hil...

January 20th, 2020 updated: January 20th, 2020. |  


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LIFE


BPD chief’s ‘19 report: Optimism for future

BPD chief’s ‘19 report: Optimism for future

BLANCHESTER — An increase in the police department’s budget could lead to a larger staff and a stronger community connection in 2020.In hi...

January 17th, 2020 |  


Today in history

Today is Friday, Jan. 17, the 17th day of 2020. There are 349 days left in the year.Today’s Highlights in History:On Jan. 17, 1995, more than 6,...

January 17th, 2020 |  


Today in history

Today is Thursday, Jan. 16, the 16th day of 2020. There are 350 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Jan. 16, 1991, the White H...

January 16th, 2020 |  


Today in history

Today is Wednesday, Jan. 15, the 15th day of 2020. There are 351 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Jan. 15, 2009, US Airways...

January 15th, 2020 |  


Clinton County December marriage licenses

Clinton County December marriage licenses

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

January 14th, 2020 |  


OPINION


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Just give me a sharp stick

Let’s declare local climate emergency

USA Today on Jan. 15, 2020, quoted atmospheric scientist Katharine Hayhoe’s empathic call to action, “The last decade was the warmest on r...

January 17th, 2020 |  


Delivering results for Ohio

Delivering results for Ohio

If you only watched national cable news, you’d probably think not much was accomplished over the past year, and that Democrats and Republicans w...

January 16th, 2020 |  


Major decision is a major decision

Major decision is a major decision

Choosing an academic major for college is one of the most important decisions students make as they prepare for careers and professions. While some st...

January 16th, 2020 |  


Kids say the darndest things

Kids say the darndest things

I’ve always heard the phrase “out of the mouths of babes”, but I was reminded of the truth it holds during a recent Wednesday evenin...

January 15th, 2020 |  


Where do we go from here?

I am writing in response to the column by Herb Day entitled “Wizards of state fleecing the flock” which was published on January 9, 2020.I...

January 14th, 2020 |  


Resolve to get involved in kids’ education

Resolve to get involved in kids’ education

A brand-new year has begun, and we all thought about, or even announced out loud to those closest to us, our good intentions for 2020.Even the most di...

January 14th, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


On-site health clinic opens for ATSG workers in Wilmington

On-site health clinic opens for ATSG workers in Wilmington

WILMINGTON — It’s one more sign that Wilmington-based ATSG Inc. (Air Transport Services Group) is enjoying “healthier” times a...

January 2nd, 2020 |  


Alkermes buys Rodin; eyeing CNS disorders

Alkermes buys Rodin; eyeing CNS disorders

Alkermes has completed its acquisition of Rodin Therapeutics Inc., a privately held bio-pharmaceutical company.The transaction builds on Alkermes̵...

December 20th, 2019 |  


Sunny Collins Massage Therapy’s new studio debuts

Sunny Collins Massage Therapy’s new studio debuts

Sunny Collins Massage Therapy celebrated their grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house on Nov. 30 at the new studio at 26 N. South...

December 20th, 2019 |  


News Journal celebrates new location with chamber, Santa and friends

News Journal celebrates new location with chamber, Santa and friends

The News Journal along with the Wilmington-Clinton County Chamber of Commerce recently held an open house and ribbon-cutting to celebrate the News Jou...

December 19th, 2019 |  


Habermehl takes on leadership roles

Habermehl takes on leadership roles

The County Auditors’ Association of Ohio (CAAO) recently announced that Clinton County Auditor Terry Habermehl will be assuming leadership withi...

December 13th, 2019 |  


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