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Clinton County CASA calls residents to action for Child Abuse Prevention Month

In connection with National Child Abuse Prevention Month, Clinton County CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) is issuing a call to action for resi...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Bigger reward sought for slain family

COLUMBUS — A year after the mysterious killings of eight family members in Ohio, investigators are concerned that more reward money hasn’t...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Coss scolds woman over probation issue, pot test in Highland County common pleas

Coss scolds woman over probation issue, pot test in Highland County common pleas

HILLSBORO — A Port William woman was sent to jail Thursday by Highland County Common Pleas Judge Rocky Coss after testing positive for marijuana...

April 21st, 2017 |  


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

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

FRIDAY, APRIL 21 — 9:15 a.m., State of Ohio v. Christopher Spisak, motion to revoke community controls; 9:30 a.m., State of Ohio v. Stacy R. Fai...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Brett Wightman’s father unveils football field project for East Clinton

Brett Wightman’s father unveils football field project for East Clinton

LEES CREEK — The father of a Marine killed in Iraq is determined to raise enough funds to turf the East Clinton Astros football field and expand...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Wilmington police reports: Multiple theft reports; more ODs

Wilmington police reports: Multiple theft reports; more ODs

WILMINGTON — The following report is generated from reports provided by the Wilmington Police Department. All those arrested are presumed innoce...

April 20th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Washington comes up with 5-0 win against East Clinton
Panthers pick up 4-1 win over Hurricane tennis squad

Panthers pick up 4-1 win over Hurricane tennis squad

EBER — The Wilmington High School tennis team was defeated by Miami Trace 4-1 Friday night in South Central Ohio League action.The Hurricane is ...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Massie JV baseball blasts Hillsboro 11-1

Massie JV baseball blasts Hillsboro 11-1

ADAMS TOWNSHIP — The Clinton-Massie reserve baseball team defeated Hillsboro 11-1 Friday at Paul Schwamberger Field.Luke Chappie pitched a compl...

April 21st, 2017 |  


BHS baseball stays unbeaten in SBCN with 3-2 win over WHS

BHS baseball stays unbeaten in SBCN with 3-2 win over WHS

BLANCHESTER — In a battle of Wildcats, Blanchester held off Williamsburg 3-2 Friday in a Southern Buckeye Athletic & Academic Conference Nat...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Washington hangs 3-1 defeat on East Clinton

Washington hangs 3-1 defeat on East Clinton

WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE — East Clinton had just three hits Friday in a 3-1 loss to Washington Senior in South Central Ohio League baseball action...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Cameron, Indians hand Falcons first SCOL loss 6-5

Cameron, Indians hand Falcons first SCOL loss 6-5

HILLSBORO — Clinton-Massie fell short with its seventh inning rally and lost to Hillsboro 6-5 Friday in South Central Ohio League baseball actio...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Trace rallies in 9th, upends WHS 12-11

Trace rallies in 9th, upends WHS 12-11

EBER — Tori Riley’s one-out, two-run single in the bottom of the ninth lifted Miami Trace to a 12-11 win over Wilmington in South Central ...

April 21st, 2017 updated: April 21st, 2017. |  


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LIFE


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Lundblads celebrate 50th
Fortner-Georges engagement

Fortner-Georges engagement

Mr. and Mrs. Brandon and Nichole Fortner of New Vienna announce the engagement of their daughter, Ivy Fortner, to Brian Georges, son of Mrs. Mary Ann ...

March 13th, 2017 updated: March 14th, 2017. |  


Johannes-Hayes wedding

Johannes-Hayes wedding

Hannah Johannes, daughter of Matt and Brenda Johannes of Wilmington, and Kameron Hayes, son of Kevin and Kim Hayes of Oregonia, were married on Jan. 1...

March 7th, 2017 updated: March 7th, 2017. |  


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 |  


OPINION


Halting overprescribing, addiction

Halting overprescribing, addiction

Look at your watch. In the next hour, five Americans will die of a drug overdose.I’ve been working on the issue of drug abuse prevention for mor...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Election letters deadline Tuesday

Election letters deadline Tuesday

The deadline for the News Journal to receive election-related Letters to the Editor pertaining to issues or candidates in the May 2 primary election i...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Magic happens at Relay for Life: Annual event upcoming in June

Magic happens at Relay for Life: Annual event upcoming in June

I was recently asked by a family friend, “What, exactly, is Relay For Life?”Now, this may seem like an incredibly simple question to answe...

April 20th, 2017 updated: April 21st, 2017. |  


Support Wilmington schools

Wilmington voters have historically supported Wilmington City Schools. They can take pride in the achievements of the many graduates who have gone on ...

April 19th, 2017 |  


The man rocked at Cracker Barrel

The man rocked at Cracker Barrel

The short, round man was sitting in the outsized rocking chair looking happy and carefree as an elderly woman walked up to him and whispered in his ea...

April 18th, 2017 |  


Support Sabina and its police

This letter is to the citizens of Sabina. As a former member of the Sabina Village Council, I strongly urge you to vote yes on the police levy in the ...

April 17th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


Community Care Hospice earns state recertification

Community Care Hospice earns state recertification

WILMINGTON — State officials recently reviewed Community Care Hospice, an affiliate of Ohio’s Hospice, for compliance and services, awardi...

April 6th, 2017 |  


Claim what is ‘Rightfully Yours’

Wilmington native Susan Smith has reintroduced Rightfully Yours, a business to assist people locating and claiming monies currently in the possession ...

April 5th, 2017 |  


Local chiropractor seeing Reds

Local chiropractor seeing Reds

WILMINGTON — As the Cincinnati Reds took the field for the 2017 season, one local resident is getting the opportunity to work with the team.Dr. ...

April 3rd, 2017 |  


Master Feed Mill under new ownership

Master Feed Mill under new ownership

WILMINGTON — Matt Cosler is the new owner of Wilmington’s Master Feed Mill on Owens Avenue. The Wilmington native and 2009 graduate of Wil...

March 31st, 2017 updated: April 2nd, 2017. |  


Barber relocates to Rombach

Barber relocates to Rombach

Ron’s Barber Shop, featuring $9 quality haircuts, has relocated to 1037 Rombach Ave. beside Wendy’s restaurant and adjacent to Wearly Monu...

March 28th, 2017 |  


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