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Way Back Wednesday: An impressive group of athletes

Winners at elementary track meet on May 24, 1947. Front L to R: Steve Peterson, Lynn Eggers, Dale McKee, Elmer Ringo. 2nd ros L to R: Ken Bullen, Willard Medley, Joe Conner, and Emanuel Cowins. Can you tell us more? Share it at [email protected]. The photo is courtesy of the Clinton County Historical Society. Like this image? Reproduction copies of this photo are available by calling the History Center. For more info, visit www.clintoncountyhistory.org; follow them on Facebook @ClintonCountyHistory; or call 937-382-4684.

Reported threat results in temporary lockdown at Wilmington Schools

WILMINGTON — An alleged threatening video chat message caused a temporary lockdown Tuesday at Wilmington High School and Middle School.

DAR’s contributions recognized by commissioners

WILMINGTON — In a ceremony held at the Clinton County Commissioners’ meeting on Monday morning, the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) organization was presented with a proclamation recognizing the importance of its work during Constitution Week.

Local overcomes obstacles to live his dreams

WILMINGTON — Scott Fortune, a 1989 Wilmington High School graduate, recently launched his business Fortune International Supplement with his friend and fellow Wilmington grad, Shawn Logan, Class of 1988.

Upgrade to NWS radar system underway

WILMINGTON — The National Weather Service has announced a temporary radar outage as part of a major upgrade to the Wilmington, OH WSR-88D radar system. This significant maintenance effort, which began on Sept. 11, will require the radar to be offline for approximately two weeks, according to officials.

Community Calendar

Springfield Friends to hold soup/sandwich supper

BOX-14 continues to evolve

WILMINGTON — BOX-14, a new community organization formed to help support local first responders during long-duration or major incidents, will hold its first general membership meeting on Monday, Oct. 9 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Clinton County Administrative Campus on Davids Drive.

Blan HS to celebrate homecoming next week

Blanchester High School will celebrate its homecoming festivities next week. The week’s theme is “Tropic Like It’s Hot” and will kick off with the following daily themes for spirit week:

WC ag students learn, serve during 12-day visit to Kenya

Paige Teeters fondly recalls her grandparents telling stories about their visits to Kenya on Quaker mission trips. This summer, the senior agricultural education major traveled to Africa with 10 fellow ag majors — seven of whom had never before left the United States — and their agriculture professor, Dr. Javonne Mullins, with her family.