NEWS


Governors pin hopes on full vaccine approval as cases climb

Governors pin hopes on full vaccine approval as cases climb

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — As U.S. regulators weigh giving the final stamp of approval for certain COVID-19 vaccines, governors in states hard hit...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Ohio New and Small Farm Colleges set for 2021

Ohio New and Small Farm Colleges set for 2021

Bringing small farms in Ohio to life is the theme of the New and Small Farm College program that has been offered to farm families since 2005. The pro...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Local candidates lining up for Nov. 2 election; deadline to file is Aug. 4

Local candidates lining up for Nov. 2 election; deadline to file is Aug. 4

CLINTON COUNTY — Local races are becoming more competitive as petition deadlines draw closer for the November 2 election.The deadline for local ...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Clinton County Grand Jury indicts 11

Clinton County Grand Jury indicts 11

WILMINGTON — A local grand jury recently indicted 11 people, including one accused of soliciting a minor under the age of 13 to engage in a sexu...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Virtual Corn Run/Walk slated: Support local senior citizens

Virtual Corn Run/Walk slated: Support local senior citizens

Clinton County Community Action will be holding its 8th Annual 5k Corn Run/Walk — but in light of current circumstances, it will be held virtual...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Cleveland’s baseball team goes from Indians to Guardians

Cleveland’s baseball team goes from Indians to Guardians

CLEVELAND (AP) — Known as the Indians since 1915, Cleveland’s Major League Baseball team will be called Guardians.The ballclub announced t...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Browns’ Mac Speedie clears Hall hurdle, overdue induction

Browns’ Mac Speedie clears Hall hurdle, overdue induction

CLEVELAND (AP) — Mac Speedie spent his life overcoming hurdles both physical and figurative. He’s about to clear another.A quick, sure-han...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Big Ten says schools will decide on COVID-19 protocols

Big Ten says schools will decide on COVID-19 protocols

Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren said the conference will take take a “decentralized” approach to COVID-19 protocols by allowing each sch...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


US players learning differences between Olympic hoops, NBA

US players learning differences between Olympic hoops, NBA

TOKYO (AP) — The U.S. men’s basketball team was about to start playing its final warm-up for the Tokyo Olympics a few days ago in Las Vega...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Green headlines list of shooting guards in NBA draft

Green headlines list of shooting guards in NBA draft

Jalen Green bypassed college to get the jump on his professional career. The next step comes in Thursday’s NBA draft.Green is among the shooting...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Cleveland’s baseball team goes from Indians to Guardians

Cleveland’s baseball team goes from Indians to Guardians

CLEVELAND (AP) — Known as the Indians since 1915, Cleveland’s Major League Baseball team will be called Guardians.The ballclub announced t...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


With muted ceremony and empty stadium, Tokyo Olympics begin

With muted ceremony and empty stadium, Tokyo Olympics begin

TOKYO (AP) — Belated and beleaguered, the virus-delayed Tokyo Summer Olympics finally opened Friday night with cascading fireworks and made-for-...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


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LIFE


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Allens celebrate 65 years
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Celebrating 50 years

Rose Beal to turn 90 years young

Lifelong Clinton County resident Rose Beal is turning 90 on Saturday, July 10, and her children, Keith Beal and Jennifer Dunn, are planning a celebrat...

June 14th, 2021 |  


John and Pam Petty celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

John and Pam Petty celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Former longtime Wilmington residents and 1968 WHS alums John Petty and Pamela Lambcke Petty will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with family ...

June 8th, 2021 |  


Congers celebrate 50th

Congers celebrate 50th

Happy anniversary to Ben and Mary Conger of Wilmington, celebrating 50 years of laughter and love together.They were married June 11, 1971 at the Meth...

June 4th, 2021 |  


Clinton County marriage licenses in May

Clinton County marriage licenses in May

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

June 4th, 2021 |  


Lynch-Badger engaged

Lynch-Badger engaged

Sarah Ann Lynch and Quinten Michael Badger of Paoli, Ind. announce their engagement.Sarah is the daughter of Troy and Laura Lynch of Clarksville, and ...

June 1st, 2021 |  


OPINION


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Pride goes before the fall
Deadline for special election letters has passed

Deadline for special election letters has passed

The News Journal deadline to receive Letters to the Editor pertaining to the Tuesday, August 3 special primary election — for Ohio’s 15th ...

July 22nd, 2021 updated: July 23rd, 2021. |  


Editorial: Work on wages is needed

Ohioans know our state has some work to do as we shake off the socio-cultural norms that have held back so many. A report by Columbus-based economics...

July 21st, 2021 |  


Editorial: Ohio’s needless new regulations on renewable energy

So much for the market being king.Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, a Republican, handed a huge advantage to the fossil-fuel industry Monday when he signed into ...

July 20th, 2021 |  


What on earth is going on?

What on earth is going on?

Like most people, I check the weather every morning before beginning my day. Rain, snow, heat, humidity. Whatever is coming that day, I want to know b...

July 19th, 2021 |  


Monthly Child Tax Credit coming to Ohio families

Monthly Child Tax Credit coming to Ohio families

Ohioans look for the “Made in the USA” label, because they want their dollars to support our economy, and they know it means a quality pro...

July 19th, 2021 |  


Info for Aug. 3 special election letters

Info for Aug. 3 special election letters

The News Journal deadline to receive Letters to the Editor pertaining to the Tuesday, August 3 special primary election — for Ohio’s 15th ...

July 16th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


Port Authority celebrates award-winning SBDC member

Port Authority celebrates award-winning SBDC member

WILMINGTON — The Clinton County Port Authority is pleased to congratulate David Riggs, Director of the SBDC at Miami Regionals, for being named ...

July 16th, 2021 |  


Ohio’s unemployment rate increases to 5.2% in June, from 5% in May

Ohio’s unemployment rate increases to 5.2% in June, from 5% in May

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio’s unemployment rate was 5.2% in June 2021, up from 5.0% in May. Ohio’s nonagricultural wage and salary employm...

July 16th, 2021 |  


Ohio unemployment claims dip

Ohio unemployment claims dip

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) this week provided updated data on Ohio’s unemployment claims file...

July 15th, 2021 |  


Port Authority Board authorizes lease, building improvements

Port Authority Board authorizes lease, building improvements

WILMINGTON — The Clinton County Port Authority Board approved the lease of Building 2051 to GA Telesis Engine Services, LLC, as well as approved...

July 14th, 2021 |  


Biker to Biker store revs up

Biker to Biker store revs up

Biker to Biker Consignment Shop LLC in Blanchester welcomed the community to its first open house last Saturday, featuring a ribbon-cutting ceremony i...

July 9th, 2021 |  


AMES, ATI helping local canines and cats

AMES, ATI helping local canines and cats

WILMINGTON — Air Transport International and Airborne Maintenance and Engineering Services (AMES) — subsidiaries of ATSG in Wilmington ...

July 9th, 2021 |  


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