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Busy times for East Clinton FFA

Busy times for East Clinton FFA

The East Clinton FFA Chapter had 17 members attend Leadership Night Tuesday night, Feb. 12 at Blanchester High School.Students were asked to participa...

February 15th, 2019 |  


Blan fills council seat

Blan fills council seat

BLANCHESTER — The village has a full council again.At Thursday’s Blanchester Village Council meeting, Dick Simpson was appointed to fill t...

February 15th, 2019 |  


WC prof to speak on ‘The Black Consumer: A Marketing Dream Come True’

WC prof to speak on ‘The Black Consumer: A Marketing Dream Come True’

WILMINGTON — Wilmington College faculty member Susan Lucas will speak on the importance of the African American consumer to the American economy...

February 15th, 2019 |  


Lake Erie island mayor facing corruption charges resigns

PUT-IN-BAY, Ohio (AP) — The village mayor on a popular Lake Erie resort island has resigned four months after he was indicted on public corrupti...

February 15th, 2019 |  


DeWine pushes for changes to arrest-warrant system after newspaper uncovers flaws

COLUMBUS (AP) — Gov. Mike DeWine has created a task force to study changes to Ohio’s arrest-warrant system after a newspaper identified nu...

February 15th, 2019 |  


Man charged with setting Ohio sheriff’s deputy on fire

RAVENNA, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a man tossed a flammable liquid on an Ohio sheriff’s deputy trying to arrest him and set him on fire,...

February 15th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Oyler fixes EC squeak: Astros win first 66-50

Oyler fixes EC squeak: Astros win first 66-50

LEES CREEK — Two nights after pushing Blanchester to the final buzzer, East Clinton’s boys basketball team finally got its breakthrough Fr...

February 15th, 2019 |  


Dungan on track to earn 3rd state berth

Dungan on track to earn 3rd state berth

Wilmington’s Ricky Dungan appears to be headed to Canton for a third straight appearance in the OHSAA State Swimming & Diving Championships....

February 15th, 2019 |  


BHS bowlers Potts, Allen advance to district tourney

BHS bowlers Potts, Allen advance to district tourney

In the first year of the bowling program, Blanchester’s Orin Potts and Josh Allen have qualified for the district tournament.Bowling at Colerain...

February 15th, 2019 |  


Lackluster racing dampens expectations for Daytona 500

Lackluster racing dampens expectations for Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Daytona 500 is shaping up to be a snoozer of a showcase. Three exhibition races produced lackluster racing and li...

February 15th, 2019 |  


Blan JV girls lose to Fayetteville 44-35

Blan JV girls lose to Fayetteville 44-35

BLANCHESTER - The Blanchester junior varsity girls basketball team was defeated by Fayetteville 44-35 Thursday night in a non-conference game at the B...

February 15th, 2019 |  


EC junior varsity boys fall to Blanchester

The East Clinton junior varsity boys basketball team was defeated by Blanchester 41-36 Wednesday.Logan Swayne and Landon Runyon had 10 points each for...

February 15th, 2019 |  


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LIFE


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 |  


Today in history

Today is Wednesday, Jan. 30, the 30th day of 2019. There are 335 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Jan. 30, 1948, Indian pol...

January 30th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Protecting rights of Ohioans

Protecting rights of Ohioans

Last week, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved two nominees to the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals with a proven record of fighting to strip Ohioan...

February 14th, 2019 |  


She really does pay attention

She really does pay attention

Last week I wrote about just a few of my favorite television shows down through the ages — those shows which seemed to brand a place in my being...

February 13th, 2019 |  


Reinstatement fee amnesty in Ohio

Reinstatement fee amnesty in Ohio

There are dozens of ways to lose your license. Getting it back can costs lots of money. Thousands of Ohio residents owe money to the Bureau of Motor V...

February 13th, 2019 |  


Help and hope for your nerves

Help and hope for your nerves

A friend sat outside the school one day after recess, breathing hard, trembling, and the fear in his eyes was disconcerting.The other kids, his classm...

February 12th, 2019 |  


‘For some reason … it matters’

‘For some reason … it matters’

Several years ago, Debbie and I had the golden opportunity to visit the emerald isle – lovingly known as Ireland. We traveled with a group from...

February 11th, 2019 |  


Get some rest, Mom, you earned it

Get some rest, Mom, you earned it

When the end came calling for my mother, she faced it just the same way she had everything else in her life: with her head held high, fearless in the ...

February 8th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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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. |  


Hunt promoted, to lead AIM Media Indiana

Hunt promoted, to lead AIM Media Indiana

COLUMBUS, IND. – AIM Media Indiana, LLC announced Friday the appointment of Bud Hunt as Publisher at The Republic in Columbus, Indiana and as Vi...

December 21st, 2018 updated: December 21st, 2018. |  


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