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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

Updated Wednesday, 5:15 p.m.: Wilmington police have suspended the search Wednesday night for Karson, the K-9 who escaped Tuesday while being boarded. Officials will continue looking for him tomorrow.
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WILMINGTON — The Wilmington Police Department on Wednes

Search for missing K-9 continues

Updated Wednesday, 5:15 p.m.: Wilmington police have suspended the search Wednesday night for Karson, the K-9 who escaped Tuesday while being boarded. Officials will continue looking for him tomorrow. ————————————- WILMINGTON — The Wilmington Police Department on Wednes

WILMINGTON — The Wilmington Police Department is asking the community for its help in locating a K-9 named Karson who escaped Tuesday.
According to Wilmington Police Chief Duane Weyand, Karson was being boarded at Clinton Animal Care Center at 960 W. Locust St. in Wilmington and escaped the building Tuesday.
He was last seen headed west on

WPD K-9 escapes

WILMINGTON — The Wilmington Police Department is asking the community for its help in locating a K-9 named Karson who escaped Tuesday. According to Wilmington Police Chief Duane Weyand, Karson was being boarded at Clinton Animal Care Center at 960 W. Locust St. in Wilmington and escaped the building Tuesday. He was last seen headed west on

BLANCHESTER — A Blanchester resident has been charged with making false alarms after police say he lied about how a truck he borrowed got damaged.
On Tuesday, Dec. 16, Blanchester Police Chief Scott Reinbolt said police were called to the apartment complex at 302 North St. in Blanchester where Edward Shields allegedly reported a hit-skip tra

BPD: Hit-skip report made up

BLANCHESTER — A Blanchester resident has been charged with making false alarms after police say he lied about how a truck he borrowed got damaged. On Tuesday, Dec. 16, Blanchester Police Chief Scott Reinbolt said police were called to the apartment complex at 302 North St. in Blanchester where Edward Shields allegedly reported a hit-skip tra

Dear Santa,
My name is Gary. I live in Hillsboro!
I have been good and bad this year, so I'm only going to ask for half the things I really need.
I need some new clothes because mine are too small. Please bring me some clothes that don't shrink like the ones you brought me three years ago.
I hope Rudolph is doing well.
I would like an ice crea

Dear Santa, I have been good and bad

Dear Santa, My name is Gary. I live in Hillsboro! I have been good and bad this year, so I'm only going to ask for half the things I really need. I need some new clothes because mine are too small. Please bring me some clothes that don't shrink like the ones you brought me three years ago. I hope Rudolph is doing well. I would like an ice crea

BLANCHESTER — After allegedly drinking alcohol and drag racing, two men were in serious condition and a third has been cited after fleeing the scene following a serious traffic crash Friday night, police said.
Blanchester Police Chief Scott Reinbolt said Tuesday his department and the Blanchester-Marion Township Fire Department responded to

Local motorist remains at MVH

BLANCHESTER — After allegedly drinking alcohol and drag racing, two men were in serious condition and a third has been cited after fleeing the scene following a serious traffic crash Friday night, police said. Blanchester Police Chief Scott Reinbolt said Tuesday his department and the Blanchester-Marion Township Fire Department responded to

Do you ever have a moment when you think our world can't get more ridiculous?
Me, too, and all too often.
My most recent moment of incredulity involved learning that a man was intentionally going to be eaten alive by an anaconda, the world's largest snake, and there would be a Discovery Channel TV show to document the world's newest stupidest ide

World slithers further into madness

Do you ever have a moment when you think our world can't get more ridiculous? Me, too, and all too often. My most recent moment of incredulity involved learning that a man was intentionally going to be eaten alive by an anaconda, the world's largest snake, and there would be a Discovery Channel TV show to document the world's newest stupidest ide

WILMINGTON — The Wilmington News Journal invites the community for pictures with Santa Friday from 3 to 6 p.m. at its office, 761 S. Nelson Ave., Wilmington.
Pictures will publish in the Wednesday, Dec. 24 edition of the News Journal. There is no charge, but people are asked to bring non-perishable food items for a food drive sponsored by th

Pics with Santa Friday at WNJ

WILMINGTON — The Wilmington News Journal invites the community for pictures with Santa Friday from 3 to 6 p.m. at its office, 761 S. Nelson Ave., Wilmington. Pictures will publish in the Wednesday, Dec. 24 edition of the News Journal. There is no charge, but people are asked to bring non-perishable food items for a food drive sponsored by th

In case it's been a while since I've mentioned it, I love Thanksgiving.
The November holiday centers around two of my favorite things: food and family.
We spent Thanksgiving Day with Gary's family here in southern Ohio.
My brother, his wife and two kids were coming in to Charleston, W.Va., for the weekend — where I'm from — so I deci

Visiting with family, close and far

In case it's been a while since I've mentioned it, I love Thanksgiving. The November holiday centers around two of my favorite things: food and family. We spent Thanksgiving Day with Gary's family here in southern Ohio. My brother, his wife and two kids were coming in to Charleston, W.Va., for the weekend — where I'm from — so I deci

The times were bleak five years ago around Thanksgiving.
Clinton County was in the midst of the darkest times in decades. Thousands of people in Clinton and surrounding counties lost good-paying jobs because of DHL's decision to pull out of the region.
“Ground zero for the recession” would become the nation's tagline for Wilmington.

Hope defeats fear, but keep giving

The times were bleak five years ago around Thanksgiving. Clinton County was in the midst of the darkest times in decades. Thousands of people in Clinton and surrounding counties lost good-paying jobs because of DHL's decision to pull out of the region. “Ground zero for the recession” would become the nation's tagline for Wilmington.





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