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Large crowd on hand for GOP’s Lincoln Day Dinner

Locals, officials, and candidates gathered at the Clinton County Fairgrounds for the annual Lincoln Day Dinner on Monday. Ohio Lt. Gov. Jon Husted was the keynote speaker at the event, sponsored by the Clinton County Republicans.

EC musical department receives recognition

SABINA — The East Clinton Local Schools Musical Department has received recognition from the NAMM Foundation as one of the Best Communities for Music Education in 2023.

Locals get ready for upcoming solar eclipse

WILMINGTON — On April 8, a solar eclipse is scheduled to grace the skies to the northwest of Wilmington and in western Ohio. According to the Clinton County Emergency Management Agency (EMA), the eclipse will commence at approximately 3 p.m. local time in Greenville, Ohio and is anticipated to reach its peak around 3:10 p.m in the West Cleveland area.

Today in History: February 20, John Glenn becomes first American to orbit the Earth

Today is Tuesday, Feb. 20, the 51st day of 2024. There are 315 days left in the year.

New Vienna Elementary announces Students of the Month

New Vienna Elementary School announced its January Students of the Month:

Schaffer receives fond farewell as city public works director

WILMINGTON — City of Wilmington employees said goodbye to public works director Rick Schaffer on Friday at a carry-in lunch filled with good wishes.

BPD: Search warrant results in four arrests

BLANCHESTER — As part of an investigation into drug trafficking, four people were arrested Friday when a search warrant was served at 413 S. Broadway St., according to Blanchester Police.

Community Calendar

The following are upcoming events in Clinton County:

Ahresty makes contribution to Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity of Clinton County has been fortunate to receive many contributions — volunteer labor, monetary and building supplies over the years, according to a news release. Ahresty Wilmington Corporation is committed to the local affiliate by making yearly contributions for supporting their effort in achieving objectives and meeting their goals.

Village of Clarksville Council organizes for 2024

The Village of Clarksville Council members for 2024 are Aaron Carter, William Pence, Chuck Kirkpatrick, Cheryl Fiscus and John Neeley. Councilman Kirkpatrick is president pro tempore.