NEWS


UPDATED: 1 of 2 teens dies at Rocky Fork Lake; ODNR officer suffers fatal medical event

UPDATED: 1 of 2 teens dies at Rocky Fork Lake; ODNR officer suffers fatal medical event

HIGHLAND COUNTY — A 16-year-old girl who fell through the ice at Rocky Fork Lake is dead, and an Ohio Department of Natural Resources officer wh...

February 24th, 2021 updated: February 24th, 2021. |  


Blanchester Local Schools names next superintendent

Blanchester Local Schools names next superintendent

BLANCHESTER — A familiar face with wide-ranging experience in the field of education has been chosen by the Blanchester Local Schools Board of E...

February 23rd, 2021 |  


Solar facilities abound now and future in Highland County

Solar facilities abound now and future in Highland County

The village of Greenfield may soon find itself sandwiched between two solar panel farms with the recent approval of the proposed 435-acre Fayette Sola...

February 23rd, 2021 |  


CCSO reports: Arrests include drugs found; more fraud incidents

CCSO reports: Arrests include drugs found; more fraud incidents

WILMINGTON — The following information comes from incident reports provided by the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO). All those arres...

February 23rd, 2021 |  


STORY UPDATED: Tiger Woods in surgery; injured in single-vehicle rollover crash

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Golf star Tiger Woods suffered leg injuries Tuesday in a vehicle rollover in the Los Angeles area and is undergoing surgery, ...

February 23rd, 2021 updated: February 23rd, 2021. |  


SPORTS


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Sipple leads 12 from county on district teams
Warriors down Hurricane at Fred Summers Court 56-39

Warriors down Hurricane at Fred Summers Court 56-39

WILMINGTON — On a night when Wilmington High School honored its departing senior basketball players, the Goshen Warriors had other ideas, connec...

February 23rd, 2021 updated: February 23rd, 2021. |  


Rockets avoid 3rd loss, end Astros’ season 49-47

Rockets avoid 3rd loss, end Astros’ season 49-47

MT. ORAB — In a bump and grind sectional tournament game, East Clinton’s season ended Tuesday with a 49-47 loss to Clermont Northeastern a...

February 23rd, 2021 |  


Historic UD Arena to host boys, girls state tournaments

Historic UD Arena to host boys, girls state tournaments

COLUMBUS — The Ohio High School Athletic Association and the University of Dayton have announced that the upcoming OHSAA girls and boys basketba...

February 23rd, 2021 |  


Battlers all the way, EC girls close with comeback win

Battlers all the way, EC girls close with comeback win

BETHEL — Right from the start of the season, the East Clinton girls basketball program has been faced with adversity like few others.In the wake...

February 23rd, 2021 |  


Wildcats going for National share Friday night

Wildcats going for National share Friday night

The Blanchester High School boys basketball team will close its 2020-21 season Friday against Bethel-Tate.In a game scheduled to be played at the Blan...

February 23rd, 2021 |  


McGraw’s Astros finish season at 16-1

McGraw’s Astros finish season at 16-1

The East Clinton girls junior varsity basketball team ended its season Monday with a 74-19 win over Bethel-Tate.The Lady Astros (16-1 on the year) wer...

February 23rd, 2021 |  


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LIFE


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Happy 103rd birthday, Helen
Comfort TV viewing gives ratings boost to football, dramas

Comfort TV viewing gives ratings boost to football, dramas

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An unprecedented impeachment hearing failed to keep TV viewers from settling back into familiar, escapist habits last week.NF...

January 21st, 2021 |  


Clinton County marriage licenses in December

Clinton County marriage licenses in December

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

January 8th, 2021 |  


Wilmington driver indicted, charged with assault against WPD officer

Wilmington driver indicted, charged with assault against WPD officer

WILMINGTON — A local woman is facing four felony indictments relative to an incident where a Wilmington police officer was hurt.A Clinton County...

January 4th, 2021 |  


Top 25 This Week: Big Ten grind highlights marquee matchups

Top 25 This Week: Big Ten grind highlights marquee matchups

The Big Ten Conference had an astonishing nine of its teams ranked in the Top 25 in the latest poll Monday.Naturally, the best ranked of them would im...

December 29th, 2020 |  


Shower Betty with cards

Betty Hines will celebrate her 70th birthday on Dec. 30 and her family wishes to have a card shower for her. Please send your cards to her at 270 Grov...

December 21st, 2020 |  


Clinton County marriage licenses in November

Clinton County marriage licenses in November

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

December 9th, 2020 |  


OPINION


Editorial: Follow Joe Burrow’s lead and address ‘philanthropy gap’ in Appalachian Ohio

The challenges facing our fellow Ohioans in Appalachian communities at times seem so overwhelming that it could be difficult for anyone to know where ...

February 23rd, 2021 |  


Flying the, uh, friendly skies?

Flying the, uh, friendly skies?

We are an aviation community. If you have ever called Wilmington home, there have been nights that you had to sleep through the roar of jet engines. I...

February 22nd, 2021 |  


Fixing inequities of pandemic assistance

The “American Rescue Plan” — President Biden’s COVID-19 relief package currently under debate — contains stimulus checks...

February 22nd, 2021 |  


You must have a sense of humor

You must have a sense of humor

After 10 years of coaching football at Clinton-Massie, Wilmington Schools Superintendent Rodger Borror invited me to work as a guidance counselor at W...

February 22nd, 2021 |  


Great memories of Bill Ramseyer

I know that you have heard me say, “Part of me died today.” That is how I feel with the news that legendary (former) Wilmington College Co...

February 22nd, 2021 |  


Black History Month: Decline of the KKK in early 20th century

Black History Month: Decline of the KKK in early 20th century

Editor’s Note: This is Part 3 of a series written by Neil Snarr commemorating Black History Month.In the first Ku Klux Klan article I quoted the...

February 19th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


US layoffs stay high; Ohio flags over 33,000 potentially fraudulent claims in one week

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment aid rose last week to 861,000, evidence that layoffs remain painfully high d...

February 18th, 2021 updated: February 18th, 2021. |  


Clinton County Port Authority launches new website; focuses on economic development

Clinton County Port Authority launches new website; focuses on economic development

WILMINGTON — The Clinton County Port Authority recently launched a new website, created by Golden Shovel Agency, to further strengthen its onlin...

February 17th, 2021 |  


Biden’s $15 wage proposal: Job killer or a boon for workers?

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s effort to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour could provide a welcome opportunity for so...

February 17th, 2021 |  


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...

February 8th, 2021 |  


Clinton County real estate transfers

Clinton County real estate transfers

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

February 5th, 2021 |  


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