Woman who died in fire identified

Woman who died in fire identified

ST. PARIS – A 66-year-old woman’s body was found in a house destroyed by fire Monday night, according to information released Tuesday by t...

December 19th, 2017 |  


Then and Now: Magrew-Westville School

Then and Now: Magrew-Westville School

The “Then” photo is of the school at Magrew (Westville, circa 1910 (CCHM #A2688/Champaign County Historical Society). The building is loca...

December 17th, 2017 |  


Pets of the Week

Pets of the Week

PAWS Animal Shelter (cat)Charcoal is an adorable mitten paw kitten looking for his forever home. Charcoal was brought to Paws with his mom and 3 sibli...

December 15th, 2017 |  



UHS art show/sale, concerts set for Sunday

UHS art show/sale, concerts set for Sunday

The second annual Urbana High School Art Show and Sale will be held Sunday, Dec. 17, in the UHS gym lobby from 4 to 8 p.m. All proceeds will benefit l...

December 15th, 2017 |  


Rollover crash under investigation

Rollover crash under investigation

A vehicle flipped over a guard rail on South U.S. Route 68 at 4:14 p.m. Thursday before catching fire. The Champaign County Sheriff’s Office is ...

December 15th, 2017 |  


Volunteer of the Month

Volunteer of the Month

Ellen Petty is a valued volunteer at Barely Used Pets an animal rescue. She has volunteered at Barely Used Pets for five years. Some of the duties she...

December 15th, 2017 |  


All decked out for the holidays

All decked out for the holidays

This house on Wooddale Drive in Urbana is one of many area residences lit up for the Christmas season. .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .neFileB...

December 14th, 2017 updated: December 15th, 2017. |  


Window to God

Window to God

After a year of renewal and repair, inside and out, the Episcopal Church of the Epiphany, 230 Scioto St., will welcome the community to an Open House ...

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


Residence raided during drug bust

Residence raided during drug bust

Two people are facing felony drug charges following a raid at an Urbana residence conducted by the Urbana Police Division.Forrest H. Saylor and Cassan...

December 9th, 2017 |  


Pets of the Week

Pets of the Week

PAWS Animal Shelter (cat)Marmalade is a sweet girl who enjoys people. Adorable Marmalade is a quiet, orange tabby. She is looking for a good home. She...

December 8th, 2017 |