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American Showa, Royal Z Lanes partner for American Cancer Society

American Showa, Royal Z Lanes partner for American Cancer Society

Royal Z Lanes, located in Wilmington graciously recently donated all 18 bowling lanes at a discounted rate for the American Showa (ASI) Bowling Tourna...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Brown: Budget cuts will hurt Ohio farmers, rural towns

Brown: Budget cuts will hurt Ohio farmers, rural towns

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s proposed federal budget will be devastating to farmers and small town communities throughout Ohio, S...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Peoples Bank donates to pantry

Peoples Bank donates to pantry

Peoples Bank recently donated $750 to the Clinton County Community Action Emergency Food Pantry, one of many programs that the agency operates to assi...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Master Gardeners thank community

Master Gardeners thank community

The Clinton County Master Gardeners held the annual plant sale May 13 at the County Office Building on Nelson Avenue. They would like to thank patrons...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Amelia principals look forward to joining Wilmington City Schools

Amelia principals look forward to joining Wilmington City Schools

WILMINGTON — Two building principals with Amelia schools will join the Wilmington City Schools leadership team, as reported this week.Comments a...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Mt. Sterling resident who admitted to working with Columbus criminal network sentenced

WASHINGTON C.H. — A Mt. Sterling resident was sentenced to prison Thursday after she admitted to authorities to working with a “team”...

May 26th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


No surprise: It’s Cavs-Warriors in the NBA Finals, again

No surprise: It’s Cavs-Warriors in the NBA Finals, again

Here they go again.For the third straight year, it’s Cleveland and Golden State in the NBA Finals. The 2016 champions versus the 2015 champions ...

May 26th, 2017 |  


NHL royalty vs. the rowdy neighbors in Stanley Cup Final

NHL royalty vs. the rowdy neighbors in Stanley Cup Final

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins kept getting by even as their star players kept skating off the ice in pain. Even as the targets on th...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Texas could make play for NASCAR all-star and finale races

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — State lawmakers have given Texas Motor Speedway a big helping hand if the state’s premier stock-car track wants to lo...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Castroneves fastest on Carb Day as another Honda engine goes

Castroneves fastest on Carb Day as another Honda engine goes

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Three-time champion Helio Castroneves turned the fastest lap on Carb Day during the final practice for the Indy 500, while m...

May 26th, 2017 |  


American dream starting to become reality in IndyCar Series

American dream starting to become reality in IndyCar Series

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Graham Rahal senses IndyCar is undergoing a change. After spending a decade chasing and watching other young drivers try to ...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Holcomb first to qualify for state track, field

Holcomb first to qualify for state track, field

PIQUA — Blanchester senior Joe Holcomb became the first Clinton County athlete to qualify for next week’s OHSAA state track and field cham...

May 25th, 2017 updated: May 26th, 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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Remembering two Ohio heroes

Immigration: A long way to go

Immigrants from all over the world see America as a land of opportunity and this attracts many to live and work in our country and grow our diverse ec...

May 25th, 2017 |  


It’s always seed-sowing season

I grew up on a farm, but honestly, I know nothing about farming. In the words of a good friend, “The only thing I know about farming is that it ...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Time to pull out the compass

Time to pull out the compass

In May of 2002, young Leonardo Diaz, a novice hiker from Colombia, was completing the adventure of his life. He and a group of his friends were hiking...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Respecting Memorial Day

As this 151st Memorial Day approaches I would again like to say a few words about this important day to our community.“Memorial Day” is he...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Gratitude for America’s brave young ‘big boys’

Gratitude for America’s brave young ‘big boys’

Every country has one or more holidays similar to America’s Memorial Day. As a kid growing up in Clarksville, it was commonly referred to a Deco...

May 25th, 2017 |  


The media as the ruling class

The media as the ruling class

The first natural reaction to witnessing the national media’s abuse of every tool at its disposal to create hysteria about President Trump is to...

May 24th, 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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