NEWS


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WHS names students of month

Annual ‘Pulpit Exchange’ among Wilmington-area churches set for March 26

CLINTON COUNTY — An ecumenical tradition continues in the community on Sunday, March 26 when five local pastors exchange pulpits and congregatio...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Flatt Lonesome? Fill ‘er up with bluegrass this weekend at Roberts Centre

Flatt Lonesome? Fill ‘er up with bluegrass this weekend at Roberts Centre

WILMINGTON — The Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival kicks off Friday, March 24 at the Roberts Centre in Wilmington.This is a biannual acoustic ...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Ohio updates Concealed Carry manual

Ohio updates Concealed Carry manual

COLUMBUS — An update of Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s office’s Concealed Carry Laws Manual has been released reflecting recent...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Village Deli & More debuts in Sabina

Village Deli & More debuts in Sabina

A declaration was presented on behalf of Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger by Evan Webb.The Wilmington-Clinton County Chamber of Commerce and the V...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Bane-Welker adds Dixie Chopper

WILMINGTON — Bane-Welker Equipment announced that the “World’s Fastest Lawnmower” is coming to four more Bane-Welker Equipment...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Updated: One-car crash at Leesburg sends driver to hospital via helicopter, non-life-threatening injuries

Updated: One-car crash at Leesburg sends driver to hospital via helicopter, non-life-threatening injuries

The driver of a vehicle that swerved off the road at the intersection of U.S. 62 and SR 28 in Leesburg and crashed on its top was transported by medic...

March 23rd, 2017 updated: March 23rd, 2017. |  


SPORTS


2017 SPRING SPORTS PREVIEW: Blanchester High School softball

2017 SPRING SPORTS PREVIEW: Blanchester High School softball

TEAM RECORD IN 201610-14 (6-4), lost in first round to WyomingCOACHJamey Grogg, 15th year as head coachCOACH’S RECORD202-145OTHER COACHES IN PRO...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


2017 SPRING SPORTS PREVIEW: East Clinton High School softball

2017 SPRING SPORTS PREVIEW: East Clinton High School softball

TEAM RECORD 201611-12, lost to Middletown Madison in second round of sectional tournament.COACHMatthew ZimmermanYEARS COACHING5 years head coach at Fa...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Eye on the ball

Eye on the ball

The Blanchester and Wilmington high school softball teams scrimmaged Thursday at WHS in preparation for the 2017 regular season. Wilmington is schedul...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


CM youth wrestling qualifies 4 to state

CM youth wrestling qualifies 4 to state

Four members of the Clinton-Massie youth wrestling program have qualified for the 2017 OAC Grade School State Championship wrestling tournament Saturd...

March 23rd, 2017 updated: March 23rd, 2017. |  


Bushido Dragons bring home 14 firsts from Lynchburg

Bushido Dragons bring home 14 firsts from Lynchburg

Members of the Bushido Dragons karate club competed Saturday in Lynchburg. Sensei Luis Reyes received first place in kata grand champion sparring. Sen...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Fortner-Georges engagement
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Johannes-Hayes wedding
Clinton County February marriage licenses

Clinton County February marriage licenses

WILMINGTON — The following is a marriage license report from the Clinton County Probate Court. It includes the names of the couple, their towns ...

March 7th, 2017 |  


Cindy and Ed Black celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Paul Edward Black and the former Cynthia Wright were married on March 4, 1967.Cindy is a daughter of the late David and Barbara Wright, and Ed is a so...

March 2nd, 2017 |  


Wertz-McCray wedding

Wertz-McCray wedding

Brad Jason McCray and Kelli Marie Wertz were united in marriage Saturday, July 23, 2016 in Wilmington. The outdoor ceremony and candlelit indoor recep...

February 23rd, 2017 updated: February 24th, 2017. |  


Fawley-DeVault engagement

Fawley-DeVault engagement

Tim and Gina Fawley of Midland along with Will and Tina DeVault of Bonita Springs Florida and previously of Somerset, Ohio, are pleased to announce th...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Reveals celebrate 70 years

Reveals celebrate 70 years

Floyd and Norma (Davidson) Reveal of Williamsburg will be celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary on Feb. 14, 2017. The couple was married Feb. 14,...

January 31st, 2017 updated: February 1st, 2017. |  


Announcing Aniston Dawn Harrison

Announcing Aniston Dawn Harrison

A baby girl, Aniston Dawn Harrison, was born on Dec. 29, 2016 at 8:50 p.m. in Houston, Texas to Nicholas and Destinee (Burden) Harrison. She weighed 6...

January 10th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Are you being tracked?

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FAQ: And what about God?
Caring for those caring for veterans

Caring for those caring for veterans

One of my most sacred jobs as your senator is standing up for the men and women who served our country in uniform, and the loved ones who support them...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Clinton Co. loses a good man

Clinton Co. loses a good man

One of my best friends passed away last week. Shortly after 7 a.m. Friday, my iPhone beeped with a text from Rex Doak telling me his uncle, Ralph Doak...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Why we do what we do

Why we do what we do

People are motivated by an untold number of things — family, hunger, pleasure, thirst, love, hate, a desire for wealth, beauty, health … a...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Buckeye Pathway to better life

Buckeye Pathway to better life

The 132nd General Assembly is off to a good start, but we still have most of this legislative session ahead of us.With that in mind, the Ohio House Re...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Wacky history-breaking winter

Wacky history-breaking winter

Well, they say spring is almost here but it sure seems like we just took two steps backward with weather.I probably won’t get any peaches again ...

March 17th, 2017 |  


WPD Chief: Be vigilant against scam calls

WPD Chief: Be vigilant against scam calls

WILMINGTON — Over the week we have had four theft reports — one was for a theft of a car part, one phone stolen from a backpack out of a l...

March 17th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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Dr. Santin Advocate of Year
WSB donates to United Way

WSB donates to United Way

United Way of Clinton County sincerely thanks Wilmington Savings Bank for their recent generous donation. “The great employees of this local bus...

March 8th, 2017 |  


Wilmington West branch of Peoples Bank to close March 31

Wilmington West branch of Peoples Bank to close March 31

WILMINGTON — The Wilmington West office of Peoples Bank on Wayne Road will close March 31.The market and demographics are not large enough to su...

March 7th, 2017 |  


ATSG: Revenue up 24 percent for 2016; expects continued growth in ‘17

ATSG: Revenue up 24 percent for 2016; expects continued growth in ‘17

WILMINGTON — Air Transport Services Group, Inc., a leading provider of medium wide-body aircraft leasing, air cargo transportation and related s...

March 7th, 2017 |  


2 from WC earn fundraising certification

2 from WC earn fundraising certification

WILMINGTON — Wilmington College’s Matt Wahrhaftig and Amie Denkenberger received a significant endorsement as fundraising professionals as...

March 3rd, 2017 |  


Hard cider is the apple of a crafting eye

Hard cider is the apple of a crafting eye

WILMINGTON — At his home on West Truesdell Street, Jason Vaughan has been crafting and perfecting his homemade hard ciders — which he hope...

March 2nd, 2017 updated: March 2nd, 2017. |  


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