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Council On Aging: All Clinton County seniors can get help

Council On Aging: All Clinton County seniors can get help

Council on Aging (COA) and Clinton County’s Elderly Services Program are partnering with other local organizations such as Clinton County Emerge...

April 3rd, 2020 |  


County now at 7 cases; DeWine gives updates on testing

County now at 7 cases; DeWine gives updates on testing

Clinton County now has seven confirmed cases of COVID-19, with two of those hospitalized, according to county officials Friday morning.The age range i...

April 3rd, 2020 |  


A letter to my students

A letter to my students

A Letter to My Students:Where do I begin? This year has been weird for all of us, wouldn’t you agree?You have faced so many uncertainties alread...

April 3rd, 2020 |  


City moving forward — differently: Mayor provides updates; transportation most affected

City moving forward — differently: Mayor provides updates; transportation most affected

WILMINGTON — “What a month this has been,” said Mayor John Stanforth at Thursday’s Wilmington City Council meeting, held via t...

April 3rd, 2020 |  


Balancing family life: Local parents keeping kids busy, entertained

Balancing family life: Local parents keeping kids busy, entertained

WILMINGTON — Parenting is tough. Parenting during a time of self-isolation in a pandemic is even tougher.Some local parents are doing everything...

April 3rd, 2020 |  


One more confirmed case in Clinton County

One more confirmed case in Clinton County

Clinton County now has 7 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with 2 of those hospitalized, according to county officials Friday morning.The age range is 32 t...

April 3rd, 2020 updated: April 3rd, 2020. |  


SPORTS


Survey: Athletic directors bracing for financial crisis

Survey: Athletic directors bracing for financial crisis

Athletic directors at the nation’s biggest sports schools are bracing for a potential financial crisis related to the coronavirus pandemic.Accor...

April 3rd, 2020 |  


Athletes Village for Olympics could house virus patients

Athletes Village for Olympics could house virus patients

TOKYO (AP) — The under-construction Athletes Village for the Tokyo Olympics could be used as a temporary hospital for coronavirus patients.Tokyo...

April 3rd, 2020 |  


EC’s Hall beats cancer, set to play baseball in college

EC’s Hall beats cancer, set to play baseball in college

One minute, Matthew Hall remembers the Pledge of Allegiance.The next thing he recalled was several emergency medical technicians hovering over him.Sca...

April 2nd, 2020 |  


VIRUS DIARY: Fantasy baseball, when real ball is the fantasy

VIRUS DIARY: Fantasy baseball, when real ball is the fantasy

CINCINNATI (AP) — “People ask me what I do in winter when there is no baseball. I’ll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and ...

April 2nd, 2020 |  


Ohio State star Kaleb Wesson leaving to enter NBA draft

Ohio State star Kaleb Wesson leaving to enter NBA draft

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State star Kaleb Wesson plans to enter the NBA draft.Wesson announced in a tweet Wednesday night that he would forego...

April 2nd, 2020 |  


A century ago, sports rises from ravages of war and disease

A century ago, sports rises from ravages of war and disease

The world in 1919 was hardly a place for fun and games.A war like no other had ravaged Europe, killing untold millions and leaving the continent devas...

April 1st, 2020 |  


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LIFE


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Bannings welcome baby girl
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Sophia makes her debut

Card shower for Marjorie Foland

A birthday card shower is planned for Marjorie Foland, who will turn 90 on Monday, April 20. The cards can be sent in care of her daughter Nancy McKay...

March 31st, 2020 |  


TODAY IN HISTORY

Today is Tuesday, March 31, the 91st day of 2020. There are 275 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On March 31, 1968, at the con...

March 31st, 2020 |  


TODAY IN HISTORY

Today is Saturday, March 28, the 88th day of 2020. There are 278 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On March 28, 2003, American-...

March 28th, 2020 |  


TODAY IN HISTORY

Today is Friday, March 27, the 87th day of 2020. There are 279 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On March 27, 2006, Al-Qaida co...

March 27th, 2020 |  


TODAY IN HISTORY

Today is Thursday, March 26, the 86th day of 2020. There are 280 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On March 26, 1945, during Wo...

March 26th, 2020 |  


TODAY IN HISTORY

Today is Wednesday, March 25, the 85th day of 2020. There are 281 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On March 25, 1931, in the s...

March 25th, 2020 |  


OPINION


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A letter to my students
Relief for Ohio’s small businesses

Relief for Ohio’s small businesses

As we all know, small businesses serve as the economic engines that drive communities across our state. Their success is Ohio’s success, and we...

April 3rd, 2020 |  


Yes, it really does matter

I can recall several times as a child when I had the opportunity to hear my daddy’s very own heartbeat. Now looking back, those special times we...

April 2nd, 2020 |  


His bread of life sustains Yoder home

His bread of life sustains Yoder home

My, this coronavirus scare has certainly done its share of shifting things in all directions exactly opposite of everyday life for millions. All or mo...

April 2nd, 2020 |  


Take time for your mental health

Take time for your mental health

It seems like a never-ending stream of news these days — coronavirus all day, all the time, with what seems like headline after headline sharing...

April 2nd, 2020 |  


A reality check for Clinton County

A reality check for Clinton County

A few weeks ago, in a small rural American community, there was a funeral for a retired janitor. The town where the deceased janitor lived, worked, an...

April 2nd, 2020 |  


Be wary of would-be scammers

In these difficult times when there are so many people helping others, unfortunately, there are crooks at work scamming unsuspecting victims in the na...

April 1st, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


Bryan Smith joins First State Bank

Bryan Smith joins First State Bank

Smith joins First State Bank Bryan Smith has joined First State Bank and will focus on mortgage loan originations in Clinton and Highland counties.A l...

March 10th, 2020 updated: March 10th, 2020. |  


AP Explains: The oil market meltdown and its global impact

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A clash of two oil titans — Saudi Arabia and Russia — is sending shock waves through energy markets, with ...

March 9th, 2020 |  


FriendShop at Caesar Creek Flea Market benefits community

FriendShop at Caesar Creek Flea Market benefits community

WILMINGTON — Caesar Creek has designated Market Two of the Flea Market as the FriendShop — a building full of second-hand items and a goal...

March 6th, 2020 |  


Community Action names new director

Community Action names new director

Clinton County Community Action Program, Inc. Board of Trustees has announced a new CEO for the agency.Effective March 1, Jane Newkirk succeeded Dean ...

March 5th, 2020 |  


ATSG reports huge growth in 2019

ATSG reports huge growth in 2019

WILMINGTON — Air Transport Services Group, Inc. reported Monday consolidated financial results for the quarter and year ended Dec. 31, 2019.ATSG...

March 2nd, 2020 |  


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