Board of Elections certifies all candidates, issues

The Champaign County Board of Elections on Monday certified all filings of candidates and issues filed by the Feb. 7 deadline for the May 8 election.C...

February 21st, 2018 |  


Special Olympics hosts annual celebrity game

Champaign County Special Olympics will host a celebrity basketball game at Urbana High School on March 3. The event will feature two games. In one gam...

February 21st, 2018 |  


Opioid abuse a local scourge

Opioid abuse a local scourge

The use of fentanyl had a major impact on Champaign County in 2017 as opioid use in the county continued to affect lives and agencies.Champaign County...

February 21st, 2018 |  



North, South to be sold

North, South to be sold

The Urbana Board of Education met in special session on Thursday to deliberate the sale of North Elementary and South Elementary to the City of Urbana...

February 21st, 2018 |  


Investing in local senior citizens

Investing in local senior citizens

The Champaign Memorial Committee was established in 1961 to raise funds to equip and furnish the newly built County Nursing Home on U.S. Route 68, sou...

February 21st, 2018 |  


Mercy Health, Bon Secours Health System to merge

Mercy Health, Bon Secours Health System to merge

MARRIOTTSVILLE, Md. and CINCINNATI, Ohio - Bon Secours Health System, a Catholic health ministry serving residents across the East Coast, and Mercy He...

February 21st, 2018 |  


Ohio News Briefs

State board sends congressional redistricting plan to ballotCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A proposal restructuring Ohio’s process for drawing its ...

February 21st, 2018 updated: February 21st, 2018. |  


The Ohio State University Dean’s List

The following local students were named to the 2017 autumn semester dean’s list at The Ohio State University: Beau Humphrey, Jennifer Sizemore, ...

February 21st, 2018 |  


Forum to be held on foster parenting

Local residents who have thought about becoming foster parents or have wondered about the process to get licensed for fostering and/or respite care ca...

February 20th, 2018 |  


Nominations sought for 2018 Empowering Woman

The Woman’s Tourist Club in Mechanicsburg will be honoring a deserving woman with the 2018 Empowering Woman Award at their May Banquet. Our club...

February 20th, 2018 |