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Magical Murphy Express all weekend long
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ECHS senior an Eagle Scout
WC at-risk initiatives take off

WC at-risk initiatives take off

WILMINGTON — The team members are in place and Wilmington College’s student retention initiative funded by a $1.9 million Title III grant ...

December 8th, 2016 |  


CCSO responds to thefts from elderly across county

CCSO responds to thefts from elderly across county

WILMINGTON — The following information comes from incident reports provided by the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office. All those arrested are...

December 8th, 2016 |  


All aboard Murphy Express!

All aboard Murphy Express!

WILMINGTON — Another set of magical entertainment from The Murphy Kids and more is pulling into town this weekend for the annual Wilmington Savi...

December 8th, 2016 |  


WMS honors Students of the Month

WMS honors Students of the Month

WILMINGTON — Wilmington Middle School has announced its Students of the Month for December.Students of the Month are selected based on their com...

December 8th, 2016 |  


Retired teachers install new officers

Retired teachers install new officers

WILMINGTON — The December meeting of the Clinton County Retired Teachers Association was held recently at the Presbyterian Church of Wilmington,...

December 8th, 2016 |  


Rotary learns benefits of ‘bigs’, ‘littles’

Rotary learns benefits of ‘bigs’, ‘littles’

WILMINGTON — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Warren & Clinton Counties CEO Matt McDowell spoke to the A.M. Rotary Club on Dec. 2.Big Brothers Bi...

December 8th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


Miller 3, FTs sink Ruwe, Cardinals as ‘Cats win 61-56

Miller 3, FTs sink Ruwe, Cardinals as ‘Cats win 61-56

FELICITY — For the second straight meeting, Felicity guard Dominic Ruwe had a monster game against Blanchester.For the second straight meeting, ...

December 9th, 2016 |  


Blanchester wrestlers drop pair to open season

Blanchester wrestlers drop pair to open season

NEW RICHMOND — The Blanchester wrestling team lost a pair of matches Wednesday to open its season at New Richmond.The Wildcats were defeated by ...

December 9th, 2016 |  


WC men look to snap 2-game skid at Heidelberg

WC men look to snap 2-game skid at Heidelberg

The Wilmington College men’s basketball team looks to snap a two-game losing streak by travel to face Heidelberg 2 p.m. Saturday.MEET THE STUDEN...

December 9th, 2016 |  


WC women returns home for first of five straight at FRA

WC women returns home for first of five straight at FRA

The Wilmington College women’s basketball team returns home 3 p.m. Saturday to host Heidelberg in Ohio Athletic Conference action. It marks the ...

December 9th, 2016 |  


ROB 8th grade boys plows Greenfield 43-22

The Rodger O. Borror eighth grade boys basketball team defeated Greenfield 43-22 Thursday.Matt Butcher led the young Hurricane with 13 points while El...

December 9th, 2016 |  


East Clinton 8th grade boys tops Fairfield, Washington

The East Clinton eighth grade boys basketball team opened its season with a pair of wins.On Dec. 5, East Clinton defeated Washington 48-27.Branson Smi...

December 9th, 2016 |  


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LIFE


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Joneses celebrate 50 years

Analacette Larraine Cook debuts

A girl, Analacette Larraine Cook, was born to Rachel (Conger) Cook and Eric Cook Nov. 17, 2016 at Good Samaritan Hospital. The baby weighed 7.14 pound...

November 30th, 2016 |  


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 |  


Carmeans celebrate 60th anniversary

Carmeans celebrate 60th anniversary

There will be a celebration of the 60th wedding anniversary of Carl and Janet (Harless) Carmean of Blanchester from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20 at 11884 ...

November 14th, 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 |  


OPINION


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Giving back to firefighters
Classifying sexual offenders

Classifying sexual offenders

In 1996 – in reaction to the kidnapping, rape and murder of a seven-year-old New Jersey girl named Megan Kanka by a neighbor with prior sex offe...

December 8th, 2016 |  


Christmas is all about the gift

Christmas is all about the gift

“For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.” — Romans 6:23I was in second grade, l...

December 8th, 2016 |  


Unleashing ingenuity, saving lives

Unleashing ingenuity, saving lives

Frequently, I get letters from my constituents who either are struggling with or have a loved one fighting a disease or illness for which we do not ye...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Why so much gloom?

Where are the Christmas lights for downtown Wilmington? It is so dark and gloomy after 5:30 p.m.Also, why is that scaffolding still up on Main Street?...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Grateful for WHS students

I am writing to express my gratitude as well as for the many others at Ohio Living Cape May for the 15 young ladies of the Wilmington High School chee...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Council needs to take action

In reference to the Dec. 2, 2016 issue of the News Journal providing info on two street problems — East End Elementary/Applegate Street and spee...

December 6th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


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Beacon to celebrate first year, welcome new doctor
Blan chamber bestows awards

Blan chamber bestows awards

The Blanchester Area Chamber of Commerce held its 61st Annual Dinner Tuesday at Blanchester High School. This year’s award winners were (picture...

November 18th, 2016 |  


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 |  


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