NEWS


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Pets of the Week
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Volunteer of the Month
DAR November minutes

DAR November minutes

The Urbana Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution met at 10 a.m. on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at the VFW/DAV joint headquarters in BrownRidge ...

December 15th, 2017 |  


Students of the Month

Students of the Month

West Liberty-Salem announced its students of the month for November. In the 8th grade, Micah Stoner and Ayden Estep were honored, 7th grade saw Kenzie...

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. |  


New members welcome to join Y’s Flying Fish Swim Team

New members welcome to join Y’s Flying Fish Swim Team

Isabelle Tipton of the Champaign Family YMCA Flying Fish Swim Team is shown in her element on Sunday. The team hosted a dual meet with the Darke Count...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Gastroenterology specialist joins Mercy Health

Gastroenterology specialist joins Mercy Health

SPRINGFIELD - Mercy Health - Springfield announced that gastroenterology specialist Cheng Zhang, MD, has joined Mercy Health Physicians.Dr. Zhang atte...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Martin, Browne, Hull, & Harper welcomes 2 attorneys

Martin Browne, Hull & Harper, PLL announced the arrival of two new attorneys to the firm.Jessica K. Sink joins Martin Browne’s employment, w...

December 13th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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UU women knock off Ohio Valley, 84-71
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UU women lose in shootout

UU men fall to West Virginia State

Malik Jacobs put up 26 points and Urbana University men’s basketball forced 22 turnovers but the Blue Knights came up short against West Virgini...

December 10th, 2017 |  


UU’s Hudson notches double-double in loss

UU’s Hudson notches double-double in loss

WHEELING, W.Va. – Sylvia Hudson’s 14 points were not enough as the Urbana University women’s basketball team suffered its first conf...

December 3rd, 2017 |  


Blue Knight men fall to Wheeling Jesuit

0WHEELING, W.Va. – Freshman Chris Jackson poured in a career-high 16 points as the Blue Knight men’s basketball team’s rally fell sh...

December 3rd, 2017 |  


Titans find their groove sacking QBs

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans sure hope they’ve found the combination to help them get to the quarterback, and now theyR...

November 30th, 2017 |  


Dunlap voted to D2CCA All-Region 2nd team

Katlynn Dunlap, Urbana University volleyball’s all-time D-II kills and digs leader, has racked up another postseason accolade.The senior outside...

November 29th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Yoder/McCormick
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Yoder/McCormick
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Woodses celebrate 50th
Holdens celebrate 75th

Holdens celebrate 75th

Travis Q. and Mildred (Innis) Holden of Urbana celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary on Nov. 14. They were married on that date in 1942 at the Mai...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Paxman/Nolan

Paxman/Nolan

Phil and Angelika Paxman of Urbana announce the engagement of their daughter Kristin Marie Paxman to George Nolan IV of Sunbury.The bride-elect gradua...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Spains celebrate 65th

Spains celebrate 65th

James R. (Richard) and Martha (Ingram) Spain, formerly of North Lewisburg, celebrated their 65th anniversary at Green Hills Community, West Liberty. T...

November 7th, 2017 |  


Zerkles celebrate 50th

Zerkles celebrate 50th

Harold and Mary Lee (Conrad) Zerkle of Christiansburg will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Saturday, Nov. 11. They were married on that date in 19...

November 5th, 2017 |  


Bowers/Ackerman

Bowers/Ackerman

Pamela Sue Bowers, daughter of Denise Bowers of Springfield and Mr. and Mrs. David Bowers of St. Paris, and Ethan Jacob Ackerman, son of Andrew and Mo...

November 2nd, 2017 |  


Births

Audrey June ClaybaughAdam and Shelley (Spriggs) Claybaugh announce the birth of a daughter, Audrey June Claybaugh. Born at 2:09 a.m. on Oct. 18, 2017 ...

October 31st, 2017 |  


OPINION


Political activism and the workplace

Political activism and the workplace

Editor’s note: In the age of social media and viral videos, an employee’s involvement in protests or other forms of political expression i...

December 7th, 2017 |  


You can lay the groundwork for reforming Congress

You can lay the groundwork for reforming Congress

The first three words of the U.S. Constitution are, “We the People.” The Constitution itself, our institutions of government, the democrat...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Caring Kitchen thanks volunteers

Dear Caring Kitchen Thanksgiving Day Volunteers,On behalf of the staff, Board of Directors and myself, I wish to extend our heartfelt thanks to each a...

December 6th, 2017 |  


Protecting healthcare for Ohio children

While the Senate is spending its time on a bill to cut taxes for corporations that send jobs overseas, kids here in America are on the verge of losing...

December 6th, 2017 |  


The continuing legacy of TWIG 13

Lynn White, during a recent conversation, mentioned TWIG 13’s annual fundraising sale. Lynn, Mercy Hospital Director of Volunteer/Auxiliary Serv...

December 3rd, 2017 |  


Let’s cut middle class taxes

Let’s cut middle class taxes

If we want to cut taxes for the middle class, let’s cut taxes for the middle class.This latest attempt by Republicans in Congress to turn what s...

November 27th, 2017 |  


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