NEWS


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Caught ‘green-handed’

TODAY IN HISTORY

Today is Wednesday, Oct. 28, the 302nd day of 2020. There are 64 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Oct. 28, 1962, Soviet lea...

October 28th, 2020 |  


Be safe: Beggar’s Night is Thursday

Be safe: Beggar’s Night is Thursday

Editor’s Note: This is the story previously published by the News Journal on local beggars night.Get set for trick-or-treat as Beggar’s Ni...

October 27th, 2020 |  


LOCAL BRIEFS

OSHP: Is this your cash?WILMINGTON — In November of 2019, cash was turned in to the Ohio State Highway Patrol Wilmington Post.If you are able to...

October 27th, 2020 updated: October 28th, 2020. |  


Municipal court judge hands down sentences

Municipal court judge hands down sentences

The following report is compiled using a disposition report provided by Clinton County Municipal Court. The information includes the defendant’s...

October 27th, 2020 |  


DeWine: We must get back to basics to halt spread of COVID-19

DeWine: We must get back to basics to halt spread of COVID-19

COLUMBUS — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine continues to urge Ohioans to halt the spread of COVID-19.“All areas of the state are seeing increases in ...

October 27th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


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BHS football will not play this week, ends 6-2
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Sexton leads tennis honors for BHS, WHS
No answer yet about Olave’s availability

No answer yet about Olave’s availability

COLUMBUS — Maybe it wasn’t just fans fretting that Ohio State’s 52-17 win over Nebraska last Saturday wasn’t impressive enough...

October 28th, 2020 updated: October 28th, 2020. |  


Cash’s bullpen blunder joins Little, others in playoff lore

Cash’s bullpen blunder joins Little, others in playoff lore

Rays manager Kevin Cash stepped out of the dugout, and Blake Snell turned his head to curse.So too, no doubt, did fans watching on TV back in Tampa, F...

October 28th, 2020 |  


NASCAR playoffs rained out for 3rd consecutive day at Texas

NASCAR playoffs rained out for 3rd consecutive day at Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — No large dogpile, no champagne and a mask on nearly every face — the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrated their first Wo...

October 28th, 2020 |  


NASCAR playoffs rained out for 3rd consecutive day at Texas

NASCAR playoffs rained out for 3rd consecutive day at Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — NASCAR will make a fourth attempt to complete its playoff race at Texas Motor Speedway today after persistent mist and ...

October 28th, 2020 |  


NFL Numbers: Winning but outscored

NFL Numbers: Winning but outscored

Cleveland, Buffalo and Chicago have piled up wins early this season, even if they haven’t come in dominating fashion.Those three teams are all 5...

October 28th, 2020 |  


EC girls hoops coach Jeff Craycraft dies unexpectedly Tuesday morning

EC girls hoops coach Jeff Craycraft dies unexpectedly Tuesday morning

Bill Bean walked in to the East Clinton High School gym Monday night like he’s done a thousand times in the past.Off to the side on the first ni...

October 27th, 2020 updated: October 27th, 2020. |  


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LIFE


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Celebrating 95th birthday
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Sparks, Frauenknecht engaged
Clinton County marriage licenses in August

Clinton County marriage licenses in August

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

September 7th, 2020 |  


Milestone birthdays at Cape May

Milestone birthdays at Cape May

Two residents of Ohio Living Cape May in Wilmington recently celebrated their 100th birthdays. Staff and residents honored Jean Crites (at left in com...

September 2nd, 2020 |  


Virus limits attendance at 155th Collett-McKay Picnic in Clinton County

CHESTER TOWNSHIP — The 155th annual Collett-McKay Picnic was once again held on the dedicated family picnic grounds on Gurneyville Road in Chest...

August 17th, 2020 |  


Morcos, Puckett wed

Morcos, Puckett wed

Jakob Puckett married Jolene Morcos on August 1, 2020 in Huntington Beach, California. The groom’s parents are Dr. Scott and Tammy Puckett of Bl...

August 10th, 2020 |  


Clinton County July marriage licenses

Clinton County July 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...

August 4th, 2020 |  


Ralph and Carol Abt celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Ralph and Carol Abt celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph E. Abt of Blanchester are celebrating 50 years of marriage. They were wed on August 8, 1970.Ralph is a retired farmer and Carol is ...

August 4th, 2020 |  


OPINION


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Time to revive an old idea?
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Tell them to ‘mask up’

There’s too much at stake to ignore

There’s too much at stake to ignore

Last week, former Ohio Governor Bob Taft and I joined forces to encourage all Ohioans to vote in this upcoming election. We both served as Ohio’...

October 26th, 2020 |  


Sadly, there will no encore

Sadly, there will no encore

Other than sharing the same birthday and going to the same church, Steven and I had little in common. It was almost as if Steven was born to teach, si...

October 26th, 2020 |  


Risked his life for sacredness of all people

Risked his life for sacredness of all people

I recently watched the premiere of “Good Lord Bird” where Ethan Hawke plays slavery abolitionist John Brown. Brown is considered to be a c...

October 23rd, 2020 updated: October 23rd, 2020. |  


Sign up soon for CFAP assistance

Sign up soon for CFAP assistance

Harvest moved along slowly this week as rain kept many grain producers from making much progress.As I drive around Clinton County, I would guess we ar...

October 23rd, 2020 |  


Action needed to fix wrongs at Ohio State

When an institution has a decades-long pattern of covering up or failing to acknowledge abuse by one of its own, it is necessary for both the well-bei...

October 23rd, 2020 |  


Protecting Ohioans’ health care

Protecting Ohioans’ health care

Ohioans’ health care is once again under attack from Washington Republicans who are attempting to use the courts to get around the will of the v...

October 21st, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


Rotary welcomes CCPA economic director

Rotary welcomes CCPA economic director

Jennifer Ekey, Clinton County Port Authority Economic Development Director, spoke to the Wilmington Rotary Club which meets at noon at the Elks Club o...

October 21st, 2020 |  


AP-NORC/SAP poll: 1 in 4 US workers weighed quitting

NEW YORK (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has put millions of Americans out of work. But many of those still working are fearful, distressed and ...

October 19th, 2020 |  


Great Oaks’ Mulvey earns national honor

Great Oaks’ Mulvey earns national honor

Great Oaks Director of Student Services Nancy Mulvey was honored this month with the Distinguished Service Award from NCLA, a national association for...

October 19th, 2020 |  


Clinton County real estate transfers

Clinton County real estate transfers

This list of real estate transfers within Clinton County is provided by the Office of Clinton County Auditor Terence G. Habermehl and transcribed by N...

October 16th, 2020 |  


TownePlace rooms rising

TownePlace rooms rising

Construction progress continues on the five-story TownePlace Suites by Marriott on Holiday Drive off Rombach Avenue in Wilmington. The hotel will have...

October 16th, 2020 |  


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