NEWS


School year ends on high note

As the school year comes to a close, it seems appropriate to look at the musical accomplishments of our local schools inthe past few months.Best known...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


Beedy is Woman’s Tourist Club’s 2018 honoree

Beedy is Woman’s Tourist Club’s 2018 honoree

MECHANICSBURG - The Woman’s Tourist Club in Mechanicsburg honored Mary Beedy as the 2018 Empowered Woman at a dinner meeting at Burnham House in...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


Yet another social media hoax debunked

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — There’s been no seizure of hundreds of thousands of pounds of rat meat by U.S. officials, nor has the U.S. Food and D...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


Ohio News Briefs

Ohio amendment capping payday interest rates certified COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A ballot proposal to cap Ohio’s interest rates on payday loan...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


Learn to properly clean gravestones

Learn to properly clean gravestones

Champaign County Cemetery Restoration Project LLC will present a seminar to demonstrate proper cleaning of gravestones on Saturday, June 9, The presen...

May 21st, 2018 |  


Test drive ‘Race Car’ college

Test drive ‘Race Car’ college

LIMA - While most colleges have a football team, UNOH has a fleet of its own racing teams and operates its own “NASCAR Home Track.” Say wh...

May 21st, 2018 |  


SPORTS


WL-S seeks junior high basketball coaches

The West Liberty-Salem Athletic Department is accepting applications for both 7th and 8th grade boys basketball coaches for the 2018-19 season.If inte...

May 14th, 2018 |  


Smith earns win at Shady Bowl

Smith earns win at Shady Bowl

DeGRAFF — Shady Bowl Speedway was able to fend off the weather and treat fans to a night of racing on Saturday. The Dave Nagel Excavating Late M...

May 13th, 2018 |  


Top drivers head to Shady Bowl

Top drivers head to Shady Bowl

DeGRAFF – Shady Bowl Speedway is set to host a full program of stock car racing tonight. The Legends cars were set to be on hand, before a sched...

May 11th, 2018 |  


Racing set for Saturday night

DeGRAFF – Weather permitting, Shady Bowl Speedway will try once again to host a full program of stock car racing on Saturday.Last week’s a...

May 3rd, 2018 |  


Wheeling Jesuit sweeps UU in softball

Wheeling Jesuit sweeps UU in softball

WHEELING, W. Va. – Urbana University softball fell twice at Wheeling Jesuit Saturday afternoon by final scores of 13-1 and 4-3.GAME 1The opening...

April 29th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


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Dannemiller/Lindemer
8:58 pm |    
Baldwins celebrate 50th
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Boystel/Gossard

Boystel/Gossard

Kelly and Sheri Boystel of Mingo announce the engagement of their daughter Staci Boystel of Urbana to Ryan Gossard of Galloway.The bride-elect graduat...

March 21st, 2018 |  


Sell/Devaney

Sell/Devaney

Kelly Jo Sell of Concord, North Carolina, and Joseph Patrick Devaney of Concord, North Carolina, were married at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, in ...

March 8th, 2018 |  


Sell/Devaney

Sell/Devaney

Kelly Jo Sell of Concord, North Carolina, and Joseph Patrick Devaney of Concord, North Carolina, were married at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, in ...

March 8th, 2018 |  


Births

Sarah Jean LickfeltSarah Jean Lickfelt was born Jan. 11, 2018, at 1:27 p.m. at Memorial Hospital in Marysville to Dawna and Jeffery Lickfelt of Bellef...

January 21st, 2018 |  


Births

Leah Whitley FunderburghMatt and Liz Funderburgh of North Lewisburg announce the birth of a daughter, Leah Whitley Funderburgh, born at 12:54 p.m. Dec...

January 12th, 2018 |  


OPINION


Carol Marak invites you to opt-in to her weekly newsletter, Age with Purpose

A reader of the newsletter suggested additional tips about aging successfully. She suggested, “Why not research and look to those living amongst...

May 20th, 2018 |  


Two weeks of doubling up

For two weeks, I have felt drawn to things in pairs, beginning with the Kentucky Derby. A casual horseracing fan at best, I nonetheless enjoy observin...

May 20th, 2018 |  


Thanking CACC volunteers

The Cancer Association of Champaign County (CACC) would like to thank all the volunteers who participated in our annual Tag Day on May 11. We also wan...

May 16th, 2018 |  


FDA: Keep kids away from liquid nicotine

FDA: Keep kids away from liquid nicotine

Question: My son found an e-cigarette strawberry flavored nicotine pack and almost drank it thinking that it was some kind of candy. Luckily I stopped...

May 14th, 2018 |  


Let them eat cake!

Recently I called a friend to chat just as she was baking a birthday cake for her grandson: a classic white cake with boiled frosting, she said. I had...

May 13th, 2018 |  


Battle over Affordable Care Act (ACA) shifts to states

Battle over Affordable Care Act (ACA) shifts to states

We’ve heard relatively little from Washington in recent months about the Affordable Care Act, but that doesn’t mean our elected officials ...

May 13th, 2018 |  


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