Christmas, Santa arrive downtown

Christmas, Santa arrive downtown

Christmas paraded into downtown Urbana on horseback Friday evening.The annual Santa Parade followed a ceremonial tree lighting in Legacy Park on Monum...

November 24th, 2017 updated: November 24th, 2017. |  


Black Friday is coming

Black Friday is coming. Make sure you’re ready with our upcoming Wednesday, Nov. 22 edition!VideoID: hdzw1nc1KKEVideoType: YOUTUBEURL: Video Emb...

November 15th, 2017 updated: November 15th, 2017. |  


Relief convoy heads to Texas

Relief convoy heads to Texas

Riders on horseback, Urbana Fire Division units and the Urbana Police Division led a livestock relief convoy of four semi-trucks south through Monumen...

September 11th, 2017 updated: September 12th, 2017. |  


Urbana school construction underway

Urbana school construction underway

Construction continues on the new Urbana High School, next door to the existing school. Students are expected to begin using the new school next sprin...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Ham radio enthusiasts gather

Ham radio enthusiasts gather

ST. PARIS – For eight hours on Saturday, local amateur radio enthusiasts worked in teams to make contact with as many people as possible.Several...

September 12th, 2016 |  


Market Goat and Lamb Sales

Market Goat and Lamb Sales

Lane Hollingsworth’s Champion Market Goat and Champion Born & Raised, sold for $1,100 to a group.Kyndall Metz’s Reserve Champion Marke...

August 12th, 2016 |  


Swine Sale

Swine Sale

Malayna Melvin’s Reserve Champion Lean Gain pig sold for $1,500 to a syndicate of buyers.Delila Meyers’ Champion Scramble pig sold for $50...

August 12th, 2016 |  


Swine Sale

Swine Sale

Jack Wing’s Champion Market Overall Barrow pig sold for $3,800 to a syndicate of buyers.Annie Springer’s Champion Overall Market Gilt pig ...

August 12th, 2016 |  


Watson repeats as Grand Champ

Watson repeats as Grand Champ

What’s better than winning the Grand Champion Steer honor at the Champaign County Fair?Winning it two years in a row.Cable resident Colby Watson...

August 11th, 2016 |  


Rabbit Sale

Rabbit Sale

Emma Violet’s Best of Show rabbit sold for $275 to Dr. Dan Stowe Champaign Dentistry and Walter & Stowe Funeral Home.Nathan Violet’s C...

August 11th, 2016 |