NEWS


EC band marches on: earns first, third at Marshall University

EC band marches on: earns first, third at Marshall University

The East Clinton Marching Band traveled to Huntington, West Virginia on Saturday, Oct. 13 to participate in the Tri-State Marching Band Invitational h...

October 19th, 2018 |  


Courthouse turns pink for a day

Courthouse turns pink for a day

In an annual tradition, employees at the Clinton County Courthouse wear pink on a designated day in October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. F...

October 19th, 2018 |  


Phase 35 EFSP funding available

Clinton County has been awarded $6,871 to distribute to local non-profits or agencies that assist Clinton County residents with food (mass and congreg...

October 19th, 2018 |  


Ohio tests new clearance idea to sell off unwanted liquor

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio’s Division of Liquor Control is testing a new clearance store idea meant to offload unwanted liquor at a premium pric...

October 19th, 2018 |  


Ohio employment numbers at all-time high in September

COLUMBUS (AP) — State officials say the number of people working non-farm jobs in Ohio hit an all-time high in September with more than 5.6 mill...

October 19th, 2018 |  


WPD reports: Thefts from cars, shoplifting; woman OD’s, revived with Narcan

WPD reports: Thefts from cars, shoplifting; woman OD’s, revived with Narcan

WILMINGTON — The following report is generated from incident reports provided by the Wilmington Police Department. All those arrested are presum...

October 18th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


10:18 pm
Updated: 10:26 pm. |    
Week 9 Final: Clinton-Massie 21 New Richmond 7
10:17 pm
Updated: 10:25 pm. |    
Week 9 Final: Wilmington 38 Western Brown 37
Week 9 Final: Blanchester 69 Fayetteville 0

Week 9 Final: Blanchester 69 Fayetteville 0

BLANCHESTER — The turnaround from 0-5 to league champions is complete for the Blanchester Wildcats.On senior night at Barbour Memorial Field, th...

October 19th, 2018 |  


Jaguars acquire RB Hyde from Browns in trade for draft pick

Jaguars acquire RB Hyde from Browns in trade for draft pick

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars traded for Cleveland running back Carlos Hyde on Friday, adding a proven starter while Leonar...

October 19th, 2018 |  


Expectant father James steps down as WHS baseball coach

Expectant father James steps down as WHS baseball coach

With the expected arrival of his first child, Dusty James has stepped down as the varsity baseball coach at Wilmington High School.He told the Hurrica...

October 19th, 2018 |  


Winter sports meeting, spring coaching needs

Winter sports meeting, spring coaching needs

A couple of items pertaining to Wilmington City Schools.An Ohio High School Athletic Association winter sports informational meeting will be held 6 p....

October 19th, 2018 |  


Quakers blitz UCC second time this season

Quakers blitz UCC second time this season

WILMINGTON – The Wilmington College volleyball team swept the University of Cincinnati Clermont College for the second time this season, 25-20, ...

October 19th, 2018 |  


Week 8 Preview: ACC showdown; Heisman Herbert; Auburn slump

Week 8 Preview: ACC showdown; Heisman Herbert; Auburn slump

Follow-ups can be difficult in college football. Backing up a big victory with another one the next week is usually the sign of a true championship co...

October 19th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


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Bowman-Banning engagement

85th Hadley-Bevan family reunion held

The 85th Hadley-Bevan reunion was held Sept. 16 at the home of Bruce and Adrianne Bevan. President Hesperia Bevan welcomed everyone and thanked the ho...

October 3rd, 2018 |  


Masons celebrate 72nd anniversary

Masons celebrate 72nd anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. George William Mason Sr. celebrated their 72nd wedding anniversary on Aug. 29, 2018.They met when George was with the Army Air Force and ...

August 31st, 2018 |  


Swartzels celebrate 50th

Swartzels celebrate 50th

Bill and Dika Swartzel of Cuba, Ohio will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 1. Lt. j.g. William A. Swartzel and the former Dika Irelan...

August 29th, 2018 |  


Peelle family holds its 128th reunion

The 128th Consecutive Peelle Annual Reunion was held on Sunday, Aug. 26, at the Eli Harvey House at the Hadley historical farm at 1133 Lebanon Road, C...

August 28th, 2018 updated: August 28th, 2018. |  


30 tops field in Community outing at Elks

30 tops field in Community outing at Elks

The team of Mark Hess, Dick Mitchener, Gary Bishop and Jim Jones had a 6-under par 30 Thursday and won the Community Golf League outing at the Elks 79...

August 23rd, 2018 |  


OPINION


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Beware of the scarecrow
Great Oaks, great investment

Great Oaks, great investment

On November 6 — or before, if you’re voting early, you’ll have the chance to determine the future of career-technical education in 3...

October 18th, 2018 |  


Living life while time marches on

In recent years I’ve watched good friends walk the valley of battling cancer. Somewhat slowly they went through the process of fighting for thei...

October 18th, 2018 |  


Focusing on fighting addiction

Focusing on fighting addiction

The National Center for Health Statistics reported that Ohio’s rate of overdose deaths has grown 41 percent from 2016-2017. Clinton County has t...

October 17th, 2018 |  


Escape of Everett Crum, Part 2

Escape of Everett Crum, Part 2

This is the second of a three-part series.Sergeant Frank Copeland represents all that is good in a police officer. He is inquisitive, smart and alert....

October 16th, 2018 |  


Halloween no paper-bag-drag

Halloween no paper-bag-drag

Some things haven’t change over the decades. Kids still like to dress up for Halloween.In the ’50s and ’60s, we often dressed as gho...

October 15th, 2018 |  


Thanks to community We want to thank everyone who supported Cardboard City 2018. With the help of so many, the event held on the third Saturday of Sep...

October 12th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


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The meal’s on WNRC
WSB names Grant new president/CEO

WSB names Grant new president/CEO

WILMINGTON — Wilmington Savings Bank has named Robert S. Grant its new President and Chief Executive Officer.Grant, a 30-year banking veteran, h...

October 12th, 2018 |  


Open house set at Chris Newport Farmers Insurance Agency

WILMINGTON — Join Chris Newport Farmers Insurance on Tuesday, Oct. 16 from 5-8 p.m. for an open house, along with a ribbon-cutting in conjunctio...

October 10th, 2018 |  


Vital Fitness hosts Breast Cancer boot camp

WILMINGTON — Vital Fitness hosted its 7th Annual Boot Camp for Breast Cancer on Saturday, Oct. 6, raising more than $4,000 for a local community...

October 9th, 2018 |  


Kat McKay new CM library manager

Kat McKay new CM library manager

The Clinton-Massie Branch of the Wilmington Public Library welcomes Kat McKay as its new manager.The branch re-opened in 2011 and operates out of the ...

October 5th, 2018 |  


Wilma McBrayer of McBrayer Real Estate Company announces retirement

Wilma McBrayer of McBrayer Real Estate Company announces retirement

WILMINGTON — Wilma McBrayer, broker and owner of McBrayer Real Estate Company in Wilmington, is announcing her retirement after 27-plus years of...

October 5th, 2018 |  


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