NEWS


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WFD expands capabilities
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At WHS Grandparents Day
Cat litter donations sought by CCHS

Cat litter donations sought by CCHS

The Clinton County Humane Society asks Santa’s elves for cat litter for Christmas.Scoopable, disposable, name brand or generic — whatever ...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Celebrating the laughter in our hearts

Celebrating the laughter in our hearts

Well, it’s that week once again. It is the time for the Buckeyes to somehow perform their magic one more time with TTUN. Oh, and there’s o...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Wilmington police, schools team to educate public on drug threats

Wilmington police, schools team to educate public on drug threats

WILMINGTON — It’s an all-too-common breaking news story and social media post. It transcends generations, socioeconomic class, gender, eth...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Meth making and laptops theft at WHS add up to 4 years for Wilmington man

Meth making and laptops theft at WHS add up to 4 years for Wilmington man

WILMINGTON — A local man received a four-year prison term for making meth and for a break-in at Wilmington High School involving the theft of ne...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Updated: City streets group eyes two issues

Editor’s Note: This story has been corrected; the original one erroneously stated that Marian Miller is a resident of Applegate.WILMINGTON ̵...

December 1st, 2016 updated: December 2nd, 2016. |  


CLINTON COUNTY COMMON PLEASJOHN W. RUDDUCK, JUDGE

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2 — 9 a.m., State of Ohio v. Paul E. Mattox, pretrial; 9:15 a.m., State of Ohio v. Julia Whited, pretrial; 9:30 a.m., State of ...

December 1st, 2016 |  


SPORTS


10:55 pm
Updated: 11:04 pm. |    
UPDATE: Stats, Photos Wilmington 50 New Albany 40 OT
9:56 pm
Updated: 12:03 pm. |    
UPDATE W/STATS: Lions outrun Astros in opener 69-44

Clinton-Massie boys bowlers edge Monroe at Eastern

MIDDLETOWN —The Clinton-Massie boys bowling team edged Monroe Wednesday at Eastern Lanes 2,164 to 2,117 in a non-league match.The CM girls lost ...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Blanchester JV girls win first over Amelia 27-22

BLANCHESTER — The Blanchester reserve girls basketball team defeated Amelia 27-22 Thursday for its first win of the season.The teams were tied g...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


WC men begin OAC play at Mount Union

WC men begin OAC play at Mount Union

The Wilmington College men’s basketball team stays on the road to open Ohio Athletic Conference action 2 p.m. Saturday against Mount Union.In th...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


WC women’s basketball opens OAC play at home 3 p.m. Saturday

WC women’s basketball opens OAC play at home 3 p.m. Saturday

The Wilmington College women’s basketball team kicks off Ohio Athletic Conference action 3 p.m. Saturday, hosting Mount Union at Hermann Court&#...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Astros, Rockets battle for OVHC galactic supremacy

Astros, Rockets battle for OVHC galactic supremacy

Geographically, the East Clinton Astros and the Fayetteville Rockets are closer in proximity than any pair of opponents in this year’s Ohio Vall...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Navy, Western Michigan could put bowls on hold if CFP waits

No. 13 Western Michigan and No. 20 Navy could put a bunch of bowls on hold, depending on what the College Football Playoff selection committee thinks ...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


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LIFE


3:54 pm |    
Wright-McGuire engagement
Wright-McGuire engagement

Wright-McGuire engagement

Matthew McGuire and Jenny Wright along with their parents are happy to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.Matt proposed to Jenny near Mir...

November 17th, 2016 |  


Ada Jane Rogers makes her debut

Ada Jane Rogers makes her debut

A girl, Ada Jane Rogers, was born to Dessie (Buchanan) Rogers and Nicholas Rogers at 5:10 p.m. on Sept. 5, 2016 at Miami Valley Hospital. She weighed ...

November 10th, 2016 |  


Clinton County October marriage licenses

Clinton County October 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 ...

November 9th, 2016 |  


Buckleys celebrate 50th anniversary

Buckleys celebrate 50th anniversary

Mark R. Buckley and the former Mary Pauline Hewitt were married Nov. 6, 1966 at the Sharon United Methodist Church.The couple has two sons, Travis (Ma...

November 9th, 2016 |  


Kyle and Chelsea Woodruff announce birth of their son

Kyle and Chelsea Woodruff announce birth of their son

Kyle and Chelsea Woodruff of Sabina announce the birth of their son, Cohen Lynn Woodruff.Cohen was born on Monday, July 18, 2016 at 6:33 p.m. at the C...

November 8th, 2016 |  


OPINION


The bright light(s) of Christmas

The bright light(s) of Christmas

“The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of deep darkness a light has dawned.” — Isaiah ...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Ignoring reefs is not an option

You’re in the ocean. You’re face down with a snorkel in your mouth as your back absorbs the sun. You are scouring the ocean floor for fish...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Trade agenda puts Ohio jobs first

Trade agenda puts Ohio jobs first

I have spent the past two decades fighting bad trade deals that cost Ohio jobs. One of my first acts as a member of Congress was helping lead the char...

November 30th, 2016 |  


‘A small fire in the kitchen’

‘A small fire in the kitchen’

Just up from the I-471 bridge that crosses the Ohio River sits the Buckhead Mountain Grill, a restaurant Brenda and I frequently visit in Belleview, K...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Feasting, parades and pictures

Feasting, parades and pictures

Tis’ the season. Yes, friends, the holiday season is now officially here.I will forget about the frustration of seeing Christmas displays up bef...

November 28th, 2016 |  


Grateful for CCF, Giving Tuesday

I want to express my appreciation for the service provided by the Clinton County Foundation to non-profits and donors of Clinton County. As President ...

November 28th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


3:34 pm
Updated: 3:52 pm. |    
Beacon to celebrate first year, welcome new doctor
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Blan chamber bestows awards
WNJ reporter Huffenberger honored

WNJ reporter Huffenberger honored

WILMINGTON — The Southern Ohio Educational Service Center recently named Gary Huffenberger of the Wilmington News Journal to the Ohio School Boa...

November 17th, 2016 |  


Chamber Network Alliance meets at Wilmington Air Park

Chamber Network Alliance meets at Wilmington Air Park

WILMINGTON — The Wilmington-Clinton County Chamber of Commerce held its most recent Economic Network Alliance at the Wilmington Air Park on Nov....

November 11th, 2016 |  


Ferno wins World Expo innovation award

Ferno wins World Expo innovation award

WILMINGTON – Ferno, the global leader in emergency pre-hospital patient handling equipment, announced the iN∫TRAXX Integrated Vehicle Comp...

October 28th, 2016 |  


Morris Insurance now offers Allstate

NEW VIENNA – Ken Morris Insurance Agency LLC now offers the Allstate Insurance suite of products, including auto, property and commercial insura...

October 24th, 2016 |  


Welcoming DQ Grill & Chill

Welcoming DQ Grill & Chill

WILMINGTON — The Wilmington-Clinton County Chamber of Commerce celebrated the grand opening of DQ Grill & Chill on Thursday as community mem...

October 21st, 2016 |  


Teaching Tai Chi

Teaching Tai Chi

Wilmington’s Bob Baylor teaches Tai Chi classes at Main Street Yoga studio. He has been studying Tai Chi for more than 10 years; he started teac...

October 18th, 2016 |  


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