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Kids enjoy free summer camp

ODOT debuts OHGO app for traffic, construction alerts

Traffic will be heavy this weekend due to a record number of Fourh of July travelers, but the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) will be working...

June 30th, 2016 |  


Ahresty honored for blood donations

Ahresty honored for blood donations

WILMINGTON — Ahresty Wilmington Corporation was recently recognized again by the Community Blood Center of Dayton as the recipient of the Golden...

June 30th, 2016 |  


Record number of Ohioans traveling over long holiday weekend

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohioans taking to the road for the Fourth of July holiday weekend will have lots of company.The auto club AAA is predicting a re...

June 30th, 2016 |  


CC Democrats host social hour

CC Democrats host social hour

Clinton County Democrats hosted Democrats from Fayette County, Greene County and Highland County with State Chair David Pepper and Cynthia Rice, candi...

June 29th, 2016 |  


Dinner in the Fields at WC Farm

Dinner in the Fields at WC Farm

WILMINGTON – Dinner in the Fields, an annual harvest celebration orchestrated by the Clinton County Leadership Institute (CCLI) and friends, is ...

June 29th, 2016 |  


Enjoy a golfing staycation at Majestic Springs

Enjoy a golfing staycation at Majestic Springs

In present day, our lives seem to run in fast-forward most of the time. The “experts” tell us that if we are to find balance in our hectic...

June 29th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


Who’s new on the US Olympic swimming team for Rio

Who’s new on the US Olympic swimming team for Rio

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Michael Phelps wondered whether the younger generation of swimmers is ready to fill his very large shoes. The 18-time Olympic...

June 30th, 2016 |  


5 Americans advance in early play on Day 4 at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) — Five American players picked up victories at Wimbledon on Thursday as the tournament scrambled to get back on schedule after two d...

June 30th, 2016 |  


Newcomers pushing out veterans at US Olympic swim trials

Newcomers pushing out veterans at US Olympic swim trials

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The United States is assembling an Olympic swimming team that Michael Phelps hardly recognizes.Nearly halfway through the eig...

June 29th, 2016 |  


LeBron a free agent after declining option on contract

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James is a free agent after declining his player option for next season with the NBA champion Cavaliers.The move was exp...

June 29th, 2016 |  


NFL’s Jim Brown reaches $600K deal in video game suit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — NFL Hall of Famer Jim Brown has accepted a $600,000 offer from video game maker Electronic Arts to end a lawsuit alleging the...

June 29th, 2016 |  


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LIFE


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Gwen Smith arrives
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Grayson Lee McGraw arrives
Isaac Michael Hanenkrat arrives

Isaac Michael Hanenkrat arrives

Zachary Hanenkrat and Bethany (Bogan) Hanenkrat are excited to announce the birth of their son, Isaac Michael, born May 10 at 3:39 p.m. at Miami Valle...

June 17th, 2016 |  


Maxine Summers Kuhns celebrates 100th

Maxine Summers Kuhns celebrates 100th

Friends, family and community members celebrated in grand style the 100th birthday of lifelong Wilmington resident Maxine Summers Kuhns on Sunday, Jun...

June 14th, 2016 |  


Williamsons celebrate 70 years

Williamsons celebrate 70 years

WILMINGTON — John and Marie Williamson will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with an open house on Sunday, June 26 from 2 to 4 p.m. at t...

June 13th, 2016 |  


Couple to celebrate Golden Anniversary

Couple to celebrate Golden Anniversary

On June 26, 1966, Sharon Riddle of Sabina and Art Roberts of Reesville, previously from Winchester, were united in marriage by Rev. Ed Walters at the ...

June 9th, 2016 |  


Sunny stroll

Sunny stroll

Caroline Kwiatkowski, 5, daughter of Wilmington News Journal Media Sales Representative Amber Kwiatkowski, is a state finalist in the National America...

June 7th, 2016 |  


Burden, Harrison announce engagement

Burden, Harrison announce engagement

Destinee Kristine Burden, 25, and Nicholas Wayne Harrison, 28, became engaged May 24on the grounds of Wilmington College near the bell tower.Destinee ...

May 30th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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One big factor favors Trump
Fireworks: What’s legal, what’s safest

Fireworks: What’s legal, what’s safest

As this holiday weekend approaches a lot of people are running out to fireworks retailers looking to load up on fireworks.Very few people know the law...

June 29th, 2016 |  


Rest in peace, Bill Hidy

Rest in peace, Bill Hidy

Patrolman Bill Hidy and my brother, Patrolman Jack Haley, were standing near the front desk in the Wilmington Police Department when I walked through ...

June 28th, 2016 |  


Democrats want to disarm us

The AR-15 is not a weapon of war; no army issues it. An assault weapon/rifle by definition is capable of full-auto fire. These rifles are semi-automat...

June 27th, 2016 |  


Thunderstorms and tornadoes

Thunderstorms and tornadoes

My cell phone started ringing at 2:57 a.m. on Wednesday morning. After a lifetime of being on call for the hospital, nothing wakes me up faster than a...

June 27th, 2016 |  


Summer break shouldn’t mean hunger

Summer break shouldn’t mean hunger

For children across Ohio, summer break is beginning, and for many families that means vacations and summer camps and barbeques.But for too many, it al...

June 24th, 2016 |  


Local industries continue to boom

Local industries continue to boom

It is officially summertime in Ohio, and that means it’s time to get outside and enjoy local entertainment, whether that is a county fair or liv...

June 24th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


Wilmington welcomes SC Boats

Wilmington welcomes SC Boats

The Wilmington-Clinton County Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon-cutting at SC Boats in celebration of their new Wilmington location at 185 Pa...

June 13th, 2016 |  


Allen Company ‘Best Place to Work’

Allen Company ‘Best Place to Work’

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June 7th, 2016 |  


Everyday Chic Boutique unique

Everyday Chic Boutique unique

The Wilmington-Clinton County Chamber of Commerce and Main Street Wilmington held an open house and ribbon-cutting Saturday at Everyday Chic Boutique ...

June 7th, 2016 |  


NCB among Ohio’s best employers

National Cooperative Bank (NCB) has been ranked number five on the large companies list for the 2016 Best Employers in Ohio. The annual list was creat...

June 2nd, 2016 |  


Drive-In won’t open this year

Drive-In won’t open this year

WILMINGTON — The Wilmington Drive-In won’t be open for the 2016 summer season, Chakeres Theatres, Inc. announced.“It is with deep re...

May 26th, 2016 updated: May 26th, 2016. |  


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