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Lora Abernathy

Position: Content Manager
E-Mail Address: labernathy@civitasmedia.com
Phone Number: 937-382-2574
Lora Abernathy on Twitter: @AbernathyLora

About Lora Abernathy

Lora Abernathy is the editor/content manager of the Wilmington News Journal and Salt magazine.

Prior to serving in her current role, she was the southwest group online editor for Civitas Media, the parent company of the Wilmington News Journal.

She has a bachelor's degree from Marshall University.

She is married to Gary, and, in her spare time, competes in triathlons.

Latest Stories by Lora Abernathy

This year's annual Salt Homemakers Show will feature a culinary “Battle of the Mayoral Candidates,” as Pam Limes, Steven Williams and Drew Hastings will square off to see who can cook up the best dish in front of hundreds of guests at the Patriot Center at Southern State Community College.
Limes and Williams are running for mayor of Hi

Candidates cook up fun

This year's annual Salt Homemakers Show will feature a culinary “Battle of the Mayoral Candidates,” as Pam Limes, Steven Williams and Drew Hastings will square off to see who can cook up the best dish in front of hundreds of guests at the Patriot Center at Southern State Community College. Limes and Williams are running for mayor of Hi

WILMINGTON — Veteran journalist Thomas Barr has been named editor of the Wilmington News Journal, effective Monday, Feb. 16. The announcement was made by Jim Lawitz, vice president for editorial operations for Civitas Media, owner of the News Journal.
Barr will replace Lora Abernathy, who will continue with Civitas in her role as editor of t

Thomas Barr named News Journal editor

WILMINGTON — Veteran journalist Thomas Barr has been named editor of the Wilmington News Journal, effective Monday, Feb. 16. The announcement was made by Jim Lawitz, vice president for editorial operations for Civitas Media, owner of the News Journal. Barr will replace Lora Abernathy, who will continue with Civitas in her role as editor of t

My first column as editor of the Wilmington News Journal was headlined, “Excited to see what's behind these walls.”
I wrote about how I used to travel through Wilmington, from Dayton to Hillsboro, always wondering about who the people were who lived in the homes or owned the businesses I'd pass each way.
During these last two-and-a-ha

Leaving Wilmington, taking memories

My first column as editor of the Wilmington News Journal was headlined, “Excited to see what's behind these walls.” I wrote about how I used to travel through Wilmington, from Dayton to Hillsboro, always wondering about who the people were who lived in the homes or owned the businesses I'd pass each way. During these last two-and-a-ha

Millions dying for sake of choice

Dear Editor: I recently read the article in the Wilmington News Journal, “The place where they waited to die” by Lora Abernathy. I was so moved by the story of her journey through Auschwitz. She stated in the article that she would never forget what she saw; a museum of the 20th century's most gruesome, horrific time, frightening symb

PICKAWAY CO. — State Sen. Bob Peterson, R-Sabina, was in an accident on Interstate 71 Tuesday evening and was flown to The Ohio State University Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
Peterson, 52, was travelling southbound on I-71 in a 2008 Dodge Caravan when he allegedly struck a sout

Peterson in I-71 crash Tuesday night

PICKAWAY CO. — State Sen. Bob Peterson, R-Sabina, was in an accident on Interstate 71 Tuesday evening and was flown to The Ohio State University Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Peterson, 52, was travelling southbound on I-71 in a 2008 Dodge Caravan when he allegedly struck a sout

PICKAWAY CO. — State Sen. Bob Peterson, R-Sabina, was in an accident on Interstate 71 Tuesday evening and was flown to The Ohio State University Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
Peterson, 52, was travelling southbound on I-71 in a 2008 Dodge Caravan when he allegedly struck a sout

Peterson in I-71 crash Tuesday night

PICKAWAY CO. — State Sen. Bob Peterson, R-Sabina, was in an accident on Interstate 71 Tuesday evening and was flown to The Ohio State University Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Peterson, 52, was travelling southbound on I-71 in a 2008 Dodge Caravan when he allegedly struck a sout

PICKAWAY CO. — State Sen. Bob Peterson, R-Sabina, was in an accident on Interstate 71 Tuesday evening and was flown to The Ohio State University Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
Peterson, 52, was travelling southbound on I-71 in a 2008 Dodge Caravan when he allegedly struck a sout

Peterson in I-71 crash Tuesday night

PICKAWAY CO. — State Sen. Bob Peterson, R-Sabina, was in an accident on Interstate 71 Tuesday evening and was flown to The Ohio State University Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Peterson, 52, was travelling southbound on I-71 in a 2008 Dodge Caravan when he allegedly struck a sout

WILMINGTON — Gov. John R. Kasich will deliver his State of the State address in Wilmington, it was announced Friday, Jan. 30.
The event is set for Tuesday, Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. at the Roberts Centre, north of Wilmington.
In his annual letter to the General Assembly requesting a joint session for his State of the State address, Kasich once agai

Kasich picks Wilmington

WILMINGTON — Gov. John R. Kasich will deliver his State of the State address in Wilmington, it was announced Friday, Jan. 30. The event is set for Tuesday, Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. at the Roberts Centre, north of Wilmington. In his annual letter to the General Assembly requesting a joint session for his State of the State address, Kasich once agai

WILMINGTON — Gov. John R. Kasich will deliver his State of the State address in Wilmington, it was announced Friday, Jan. 30.
The event is set for Tuesday, Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. at the Roberts Centre, north of Wilmington.
In his annual letter to the General Assembly requesting a joint session for his State of the State address, Kasich once agai

Kasich picks Wilmington

WILMINGTON — Gov. John R. Kasich will deliver his State of the State address in Wilmington, it was announced Friday, Jan. 30. The event is set for Tuesday, Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. at the Roberts Centre, north of Wilmington. In his annual letter to the General Assembly requesting a joint session for his State of the State address, Kasich once agai





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