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AZEK decking made in Wilmington to be featured in Dragons Lair

AZEK decking made in Wilmington to be featured in Dragons Lair

DAYTON — AZEK Building Products, a developer of low-maintenance, premium building materials, announced its partnership with the Dayton Dragons m...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Fog lures car into pond

Fog lures car into pond

The Clinton-Warren Joint Fire and Rescue District responded to a van into a pond at Joy Outdoor Education Center in Warren County at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Free law clinic to help local families

Free law clinic to help local families

WILMINGTON — A new free walk-in legal clinic, designed to help low-income families with issues such as child support and parenting time, will ki...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


High school evacuated

High school evacuated

WILMINGTON — Wilmington Police were called to the high school Thursday morning after a suspicious item was found in the garbage.“A faculty...

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


Abolishing national wrongs

What a pleasure to read Neil Snarr’s report on Wilmington’s anti-slavery newspaper (1851-1855)! Pleasant indeed it is to know that this to...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


CLINTON COUNTY COMMON PLEASJOHN W. ‘TIM’ RUDDUCK, JUDGE

CLINTON COUNTY COMMON PLEASJOHN W. ‘TIM’ RUDDUCK, JUDGE

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23 — 9 a.m., Carolyn S. Jones v. Gary A. Jones, pretrial; 9 a.m., Carla S. Kaser v. Todd T. Kaser, divorce; 9 a.m., State of ...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Dungan earns return trip in 500 free

Dungan earns return trip in 500 free

CANTON — Wilmington sophomore Ricky Dungan will swim one more time for the orange and black this season.On Thursday at the Div. II Ohio State Sw...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


WC women advance to OAC title game

WC women advance to OAC title game

BEREA - Savannah Hooper scored the final eight points of the first half to propel the Wilmington College women’s basketball team to a 62-59 win ...

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


WHS cruises, 53-27

WHS cruises, 53-27

Also, come out and support our Girls Basketball Team at Lebanon High School on Tuesday night at 7:30 in the Sectional Tournament. Tickets will be on s...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


WHS boys advance to district 3rd straight year

WHS boys advance to district 3rd straight year

BLUE ASH — The Wilmington High School boys bowling team finished sixth Thursday in the Div. I sectional tournament at Crossgate Lanes and qualif...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Jimmie’s quest for eight, Junior’s return highlight NASCAR storylines

It has been three months since Jimmie Johnson put himself in NASCAR’s most exclusive club with his seventh championship, joining Richard Petty a...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Pro Golf This Week: Honda Classic only South Florida stop for PGA Tour

Pro Golf This Week: Honda Classic only South Florida stop for PGA Tour

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — For golf fans of South Florida, the Honda Classic should not be missed this week. That’s because for the f...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Wertz-McCrary wedding
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Fawley-DeVault engagement
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Reveals celebrate 70 years
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 |  


Dolly Gibson to celebrate 90th with reception on Sunday, Jan. 15

Dolly Gibson to celebrate 90th with reception on Sunday, Jan. 15

Dolly M. Gibson will turn 90 on Jan. 17.She was born to parents Fred and Rachel Murphy of Dayton. Dolly met and married Frank Gibson of Sabina. They m...

January 3rd, 2017 |  


Thirey-Painter wedding

Thirey-Painter wedding

Rebekah Marie Thirey of West Carrollton and Daniel Paul Painter of Waynesville were married Sept. 3, 2016 by Mark Schindler at the bride’s paren...

December 29th, 2016 |  


Joneses celebrate 50 years

Joneses celebrate 50 years

Frank and Barbara (Rothwell) Jones of School Road, Wilmington were joined by family and friends at the Wilmington Church of God on Nov. 26 to celebrat...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Bogans to celebrate 60 years

Bogans to celebrate 60 years

William Lee Bogan and Carol Imogene Moon were united in marriage on Sunday, Dec. 9, 1956 at the Clarksville United Methodist Church by the Rev. Ray M....

December 5th, 2016 |  


Announcing Lydia Elizabeth Ann Jackson

A girl, Lydia Elizabeth Ann Jackson, was born at 5:25 p.m. Oct. 30, 2016 to Chelsy Jones and Quintin Jackson at Bethesda North Hospital. The baby weig...

November 30th, 2016 |  


OPINION


9:13 pm |    

Attacking the earth

Why pay more for tooth damage?

Wilmington City Council is about to vote on water fluoridation and is currently considering the cost of installation and storage facilities. What they...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


The ghosts of Valentine’s Day

The ghosts of Valentine’s Day

I remember a time in my life when Valentine’s Day truly meant something … when it was filled with cards and candies to go along with passi...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


The Clarksville Champion

I grew up in Clarksville. Like many of the small Ohio villages in the 1950s and 1960s, our little school was the center of the community, even as scho...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Jamming in Jack’s garage

Jamming in Jack’s garage

The weather was rather warm, and it wasn’t even summertime yet. It was the kind of late spring evening when relaxing felt good after a day of pi...

February 21st, 2017 |  


We must always protect family

We must always protect family

One of our family’s favorite stories is about the time a kid named Marvin was picking on me. Marvin had a reputation for bullying just about eve...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Celebrate America’s highest office

Celebrate America’s highest office

This weekend, our country celebrates Presidents’ Day, a federal holiday often associated with retail sales and a much-anticipated long weekend.H...

February 17th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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Air park welcomes law office

Re-brand for AZEK Building Products

WILMINGTON — AZEK Building Products, formerly known as CPG, kicked off 2017 by announcing a re-brand under a new name. The developer of premium ...

February 16th, 2017 |  


MC Sports files Chapter 11

MC Sports files Chapter 11

GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan —MC Sports, which has one of its 68 stores in Wilmington, announced this week it has initiated voluntary reorganization p...

February 15th, 2017 updated: February 15th, 2017. |  


The Book Farm open in Blanchester

The Book Farm open in Blanchester

BLANCHESTER — The Book Farm, Inc. is proud to announce the opening of their children’s book outlet store in Blanchester.A new venture for ...

February 7th, 2017 |  


McCarty Gardens under new ownership

McCarty Gardens under new ownership

As the calendar flipped to a new year, at McCarty Gardens time is not the only thing to change — after 20 years in business, Mike McCarty has st...

February 1st, 2017 |  


Alkermes to add 90+ jobs

Alkermes to add 90+ jobs

WILMINGTON — Alkermes, a global biopharmaceutical company with a facility in Wimington, has been approved for a new project through the Ohio Tax...

February 1st, 2017 |  


ATSG: Work stoppage hurt results

ATSG: Work stoppage hurt results

WILMINGTON – Air Transport Services Group, Inc. announced Friday that its Adjusted EBITDA from Continuing Operations is expected to be approxima...

January 27th, 2017 |  


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