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Police relocate escaped inmate

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say they have recaptured an inmate at a community corrections center in Ohio who escaped from a vehicle duri...

December 18th, 2018 |  


Four people land in prison for Clinton County crimes

Four people land in prison for Clinton County crimes

WILMINGTON — A Dayton man has received an 11-month prison term for possessing heroin in Wilmington, with his Clinton County prison sentence to r...

December 18th, 2018 |  


Sexton to become Greenfield interim supt.

Sexton to become Greenfield interim supt.

A Wilmington man with nearly four decades of educational experience has been named to temporarily replace Superintendent Joe Wills upon his retirement...

December 18th, 2018 |  


Blan board votes to OK some staff members to carry firearms beginning next school year

Blan board votes to OK some staff members to carry firearms beginning next school year

BLANCHESTER — The Blanchester School Board on Monday night unanimously adopted a public resolution permitting trained staff members to carry fir...

December 17th, 2018 |  


COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Tuesday, Dec. 18• D.I.Y. Night for ages 9-19 at Wilmington Public Library on Dec. 18 from 4:30-6 p.m. Make puzzle piece ornaments.• Clinto...

December 17th, 2018 |  


Clinton County Sheriff’s reports: Chase covered 38 miles

WILMINGTON — The following information comes from incident reports provided by the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office. All those arrested are...

December 17th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Blanchester bowlers split with Georgetown

Blanchester bowlers split with Georgetown

GOSHEN - The Blanchester High School bowling teams split matches with Georgetown Monday in SBAAC National Division action at Eastgate Lanes.The Ladyca...

December 18th, 2018 |  


Blanchester MS girls sweep two from Massie

Blanchester MS girls sweep two from Massie

The Blanchester Middle School girls basketball teams swept two games from Clinton-Massie on Monday.Hailey Mulvihill had a triple double as the eighth ...

December 18th, 2018 |  


Blanchester MS boys basketball loses pair

Blanchester MS boys basketball loses pair

The Blanchester Middle School boys basketball teams dropped two games Monday to Clinton-Massie.The eighth grade Wildcats were defeated 50-14. Kyle Gar...

December 18th, 2018 |  


Mount Orab takes 2 from East Clinton JH boys

Mount Orab takes 2 from East Clinton JH boys

The East Clinton Junior High School boys basketball teams were defeated in games Monday by Mount Orab.The seventh grade was defeated 43-24. Denver Day...

December 18th, 2018 |  


EC 8th grade girls win, 7th grade falls to Mt. Orab

EC 8th grade girls win, 7th grade falls to Mt. Orab

The East Clinton Junior High School girls basketball teams split games with Mount Orab Monday night.The eighth grade was a 39-24 winner. “Our de...

December 18th, 2018 |  


Williams building strong case to be Browns’ next head coach

Williams building strong case to be Browns’ next head coach

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The Browns’ playoff odds remain immense, nearly impossible.Gregg Williams’ chances, on the other hand, have impro...

December 18th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


Today in history

Today is Thursday, Dec. 13, the 347th day of 2018. There are 18 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Dec. 13, 2003, Saddam Huss...

December 13th, 2018 |  


Today in history

Today is Wednesday, Dec. 12, the 346th day of 2018. There are 19 days left in the year.Today’s Highlights in History:On Dec. 12, 2000, George W....

December 12th, 2018 |  


Today in history

Today is Tuesday, Dec. 11, the 345th day of 2018. There are 20 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Dec. 11, 1972, Apollo 17...

December 11th, 2018 |  


Today in history

Today is Saturday, Dec. 8, the 342nd day of 2018. There are 23 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Dec. 8, 1941, the United St...

December 8th, 2018 |  


Today in history

Today is Friday, Dec. 7, the 341st day of 2018. There are 24 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Dec. 7, 1941, Japan launched ...

December 7th, 2018 |  


Today in history

Today is Thursday, Dec. 6, the 340th day of 2018. There are 25 days left in the year.Today’s Highlights in History:On Dec. 6, 1907, the worst mi...

December 6th, 2018 |  


OPINION


Pausing to reflect, then back to work

All journalists enjoy getting recognition for their work. But by nature and tradition, they’d much rather tell the story than be the story.What ...

December 14th, 2018 |  


Highlights of the 2019 Farm Bill

Highlights of the 2019 Farm Bill

I had some meetings this week in Columbus to attend and, while there, Ben Brown — Program Manager for the Ohio State Farm Management Program in ...

December 14th, 2018 |  


Where did we get sidetracked?

Where did we get sidetracked?

It seems rather odd, I often think, that despite all the measures taken to ensure our safety these days, we are probably more at risk now than we have...

December 13th, 2018 |  


Take a break, ponder, and rejoice

This Sunday we welcome the Third Sunday of Advent.In liturgical traditions it is “appropriate” to wear rose-colored vestments. Few churche...

December 13th, 2018 |  


Are you getting joy out of Christmas?

Are you getting joy out of Christmas?

Well now, it has been a couple of weeks since the onslaught of “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday” plunged us all into the Chri...

December 13th, 2018 |  


Ohio’s ‘solution’ is anything but

Ohio’s ‘solution’ is anything but

I recently read in the News Journal that Ohio’s legislature has overwhelmingly adopted “Sierah’s Law” and is sending it to Gov...

December 12th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


‘Winter Wonderland’ coming to Caesar Creek Flea Market in Clinton County

‘Winter Wonderland’ coming to Caesar Creek Flea Market in Clinton County

CHESTER TOWNSHIP — A “Winter Wonderland” will be an ongoing attraction at the Caesar Creek Flea Market starting Saturday, Dec. 1.Win...

November 29th, 2018 |  


Laney Cakes Bakery debuts

Laney Cakes Bakery debuts

The News Journal advertising staff congratulates Laney Cakes Bakery, which recently held its ribbon-cutting at 151 W. Main St., Wilmington. With cooki...

November 27th, 2018 |  


Wilmington-based ATSG delivers freighter to Polish company

Wilmington-based ATSG delivers freighter to Polish company

WILMINGTON — Air Transport Services Group Inc. announced the delivery by its Cargo Aircraft Management subsidiary of a Boeing 767-200 converted ...

November 23rd, 2018 |  


Blanchester-based Allen/ColorCraft to partner with Thermos brand

Blanchester-based Allen/ColorCraft to partner with Thermos brand

BLANCHESTER — Thermos has announced a partnership with Allen/ColorCraft of Blanchester and with Compass Promos to expand their reach into the pr...

November 23rd, 2018 |  


Coldwell Banker West Shell celebrates Wilmington office

Coldwell Banker West Shell celebrates Wilmington office

The Wilmington News Journal advertising staff congratulates Coldwell Banker West Shell, which recently held an open house and ribbon-cutting in conjun...

November 20th, 2018 |  


Shoe Sensation sets grand re-openinig

WILMINGTON — Black Friday weekend is going to be more impressive than usual for Shoe Sensation here in Wilmington, as the store celebrates its g...

November 16th, 2018 |  


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