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Historic Hillsboro home being demolished

HILLSBORO (AP) — A historic 1830s-era home known as the Mother Thompson House will be demolished for a new home to be built on its spacious lot....

May 23rd, 2017 |  


New crime lab will test only drugs including heroin

New crime lab will test only drugs including heroin

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today joined officials from Clark County and the city of Springfield to unveil a new ...

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


Permanently retiring old tires

Permanently retiring old tires

The Clinton County Solid Waste Management District recently hosted its annual Tire Amnesty Event as local residents and communities were given the opp...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Auditions for ‘Alice in Wonderland’ June 10

Auditions for ‘Alice in Wonderland’ June 10

WILMINGTON — Clinton County Kids & Company is holding auditions for its 24th season on Saturday, June 10 between 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. in K...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


WCH tenants sentenced after police search

WASHINGTON C.H. — Casey A. Skaggs, 37, was sentenced Monday to two years of supervision after a citizen phoned a complaint about drug activity i...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Neighbor has concerns about the World Equestrian Center near Wilmington

Neighbor has concerns about the World Equestrian Center near Wilmington

WILMINGTON — A neighbor of the newly enlarged World Equestrian Center on State Route 730 told commissioners he has a variety of concerns about t...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


8 track,field titles for Blanchester boys

8 track,field titles for Blanchester boys

The Blanchester High School boys track and field team will begin competition Thursday in the Division II Southwest Regional track and field meet at Da...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Ladycats now own 13 league track, field titles

Ladycats now own 13 league track, field titles

The Blanchester High School girls track and field team will begin competition Thursday in the Division II Southwest Regional track and field meet at D...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


5-under par 31 tops Senior field at Elks 797

5-under par 31 tops Senior field at Elks 797

The team of Gary Bishop, Steve Olinger and Jim Luck had a 5-under par 31 Tuesday and won the Senior Golf League outing at the Elks 797 Golf Club.The w...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Massie’s Florea first team All-Ohio; three others honored

Massie’s Florea first team All-Ohio; three others honored

Clinton-Massie’s Taylor Florea was named to the first team Division II All-Ohio fast-pitch softball team by the Ohio High School Fast-pitch Soft...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Youth basketball camp at Blanchester June 19-22

Youth basketball camp at Blanchester June 19-22

The annual youth basketball camp at Blanchester High School will be June 19-22 at the BHS gym.The camp is for boys and girls who will be entering grad...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Davis to continue football career at Capital

Davis to continue football career at Capital

Wilmington High School graduate Chad Davis has chosen Capital University to continue his football and academic career. WHS football coach Scott Killen...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


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LIFE


Lundblads celebrate 50th

Lundblads celebrate 50th

A reception is planned to celebrate the 50th wedding anniversary of John and Alice Lundblad of Wilmington. It will be held 2-4 p.m. Saturday, April 8 ...

April 4th, 2017 |  


Wallace-Parker engagement announced

Wallace-Parker engagement announced

Kate Mackenzie Wallace of Midland, daughter of Marc and Cyndi Wallace of Sabina, and Joshua Martin Parker of Midland, son of Jeff and Susan Parker of ...

March 16th, 2017 |  


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 |  


OPINION


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Disappointed by negativity

Bringing bullying to forefront

The family photo of third-grader Gabriel Taye exudes happiness. The sharply dressed boy stands against a wall at his elementary school, grinning from ...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


A passion for people

A passion for people

People get disappointed when their prayers are not answered. Then they worry, or question God.If their prayers are not answered, in exactly the way th...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Critical thinking and one-stop TV

The May 17 News Journal featured three letters. Two in particular struck me as the absolute reflection of our current state of the Divided States of A...

May 19th, 2017 |  


We won’t have another bailout

We won’t have another bailout

Too many in Washington and on Wall Street seem to have amnesia about the devastation the Great Recession wreaked in communities across the country ...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Making replant decision locally

Making replant decision locally

The weather finally allowed our farming community to have a somewhat successful week of planting both corn and soybeans.There is still lot’s to ...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Supporting business development

Supporting business development

The state of Ohio and its southwestern region in particular have so much potential for growth and development. We continue to see companies and people...

May 19th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


Reisinger joins Bane-Welker team

Reisinger joins Bane-Welker team

WILMINGTON – Brad Reisinger has joined the Bane-Welker Equipment Wilmington sales team.Reisinger is from Washington Court House and has been a p...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Air park certified by FAA

Air park certified by FAA

WILMINGTON — The Wilmington Air Park has again earned its Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Part 139 Certification, recognizing that the air...

May 15th, 2017 |  


Hospice earns national recognition

WILMINGTON — Community Care Hospice has earned national recognition as a recipient of Elite designation in the Hospice Honors program recognizin...

May 12th, 2017 |  


WNJ welcomes new Media Sales Rep Sasha Collins

WNJ welcomes new Media Sales Rep Sasha Collins

The News Journal welcomes the newest member of its staff, Media Sales Rep Sasha Collins.Sasha is a proud Wilmington native.She has spent her adult yea...

May 12th, 2017 |  


Salon Mane celebrates opening

Salon Mane celebrates opening

The Wilmington-Clinton County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the grand opening of Salon Mane on Friday, May 5, at 40 W...

May 9th, 2017 |  


Chamber to host 3 open houses

Chamber to host 3 open houses

Join the Wilmington-Clinton County Chamber of Commerce as they welcome Cheyenne Gasaway, CNP to Pinnacle Primary Care. She is joining Glenn Rogers, MD...

May 9th, 2017 |  


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