NEWS


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Wilmington Garden Club meets after long hiatus
Planting early in April: A good idea or a bad one?

Planting early in April: A good idea or a bad one?

Have you planted some corn or soybeans already? Are you wishing you had left the seed in the bag?Thursday’s high temperature of only high 40R...

April 16th, 2021 |  


Ohio unemployment rate dips

COLUMBUS — Ohio’s unemployment rate was 4.7% in March 2021, down from 5.0% in February. Ohio’s nonagricultural wage and salary emplo...

April 16th, 2021 |  


Drug take-back event in Warren County

With opioid overdose deaths increasing during the pandemic, the Drug Enforcement Administration announces its 20th Take Back Day. On Saturday, April 2...

April 16th, 2021 |  


Planning Clinton County’s future: All community members invited to help shape long-range plan

Planning Clinton County’s future: All community members invited to help shape long-range plan

The Clinton County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC) is seeking the public’s ideas for the future of the county as it kicks off planning for ...

April 16th, 2021 |  


With layoffs down and spending up, US rebound gains momentum

WASHINGTON (AP) — A much-awaited economic boom coming off the pandemic recession appeared to edge closer to reality Thursday with fresh data sho...

April 16th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Errors doom Wildcats in 10-7 defeat

Errors doom Wildcats in 10-7 defeat

BLANCHESTER — Eight fielding errors doomed Blanchester in a 10-7 SBAAC National Division loss Friday to Williamsburg.The defeat puts Blanchester...

April 16th, 2021 |  


Vikings defeat Hurricane in hard-fought match

Vikings defeat Hurricane in hard-fought match

MIAMISBURG — Wilmington High School tennis coach Steve Reed is not a fanning of losing.But he likes playing tough competition that in the short ...

April 16th, 2021 |  


BHS girls second, boys third at Hawkins Inv.

BHS girls second, boys third at Hawkins Inv.

GEORGETOWN — With four event champions, the Blanchester girls track and field team finished as runnersup Thursday at the Vern Hawkins Invitation...

April 16th, 2021 |  


Oliver preps for playoffs, earns 2 coaching awards

Oliver preps for playoffs, earns 2 coaching awards

COLUMBIA, Ky. – Lindsey Wilson football head coach Chris Oliver earned a couple of honors recently as his team prepares for the NAIA playoffs.A ...

April 16th, 2021 |  


WHS tennis wins 16th straight American Division match

WHS tennis wins 16th straight American Division match

BATAVIA — Wilmington remained unbeaten in the SBAAC American Division Thursday with a 4-1 win over Batavia.Wilmington, winners of 16 straight Am...

April 16th, 2021 |  


Noszka, Brooks win events for WHS at Golden Eagle Inv.

Noszka, Brooks win events for WHS at Golden Eagle Inv.

BELLBROOK — The Wilmington High School boys were third and the girls sixth Thursday at the Golden Eagle Invitational at Bellbrook High School.Th...

April 16th, 2021 |  


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LIFE


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’Til we meet again
’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 |  


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 |  


Happy 103rd birthday, Helen

Happy 103rd birthday, Helen

For Ohio Living Cape May resident Helen Semler, Valentine’s Day means more than just a special day for heart-shaped cards and candy — it&#...

February 15th, 2021 |  


MLB season slated to start with Yankees-Jays, Tigers-Indians

MLB season slated to start with Yankees-Jays, Tigers-Indians

NEW YORK (AP) — The major league season is scheduled to start April 1 with the New York Yankees hosting Toronto and Detroit hosting Cleveland, p...

February 11th, 2021 |  


Clinton County marriage licenses in January

Clinton County marriage licenses in January

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

February 2nd, 2021 |  


OPINION


Allowing more to earn overtime pay

Allowing more to earn overtime pay

It’s simple: if you work extra hours, you should earn extra payFour and a half years ago in Columbus, I stood with then-Vice President Biden and...

April 13th, 2021 |  


Starting life on a windowsill

Starting life on a windowsill

A few years ago, I saw an interesting sight as I walked down the stairs of our house.We have a little landing just a few steps from the bottom. It was...

April 12th, 2021 |  


A different kind of hero

A different kind of hero

During World War II, the U.S. government provided conscientious objectors (CO’s) with the option of doing alternative service defined as “...

April 9th, 2021 |  


Practicing safety with pesticides: Important questions to ask yourself

Practicing safety with pesticides: Important questions to ask yourself

It was great driving around Clinton county this week and seeing all the farm work being done. From field preparation, to spraying and applying fertili...

April 9th, 2021 |  


Walking with us, all the way home

Walking with us, all the way home

On Friday, Jesus was crucified. On Saturday, Jesus was silent. On Sunday, Jesus rose from the dead.On Monday, I got up early to take my car to the bod...

April 8th, 2021 |  


The politics of espousing hate

Recently I read a story in the Cincinnati Enquirer about a West Chester, Ohio trustee who honorably served 20 years in the Army, where he was wounded....

April 7th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


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Rushing to Roasted coffees and more
Wilmington Fire Department: On the cutting edge

Wilmington Fire Department: On the cutting edge

The Wilmington Fire Department was awarded a rescue saw from Walmart as part of a Walmart community involvement grant. Valued at $2,195, Wilmington Fi...

April 8th, 2021 |  


Rep. Stivers hosting virtual job fair

COLUMBUS – U.S. Rep. Steve Stivers (R-Ohio) will host a virtual job fair to help connect qualified applicants with potential employers from 10 a...

April 6th, 2021 |  


ATSG’s Airborne Training Services launches redesigned website

ATSG’s Airborne Training Services launches redesigned website

WILMINGTON — Airborne Training Services, the airline pilot training subsidiary of Air Transport Services Group, Inc. (ATSG) announced the launch...

April 5th, 2021 |  


The Guest House Spa makes local debut

The Guest House Spa makes local debut

WILMINGTON — Join The Guest House Spa for the grand opening of its new location at 15 E. Main St. at an open house 1-4 p.m. Saturday, April 10 a...

April 5th, 2021 |  


Kratzer’s Hometown Pharmacy in Wilmington celebrates 20th anniversary

Kratzer’s Hometown Pharmacy in Wilmington celebrates 20th anniversary

Kratzer’s Hometown Pharmacy, located on the 1oo block of West Locust Street in Wilmington, observed its 20th anniversary April 1 with cake and p...

April 2nd, 2021 |  


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