NEWS


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PET OF THE WEEK

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Contact event organizers for updates before attending events/meetings during the COVID-19 restrictions.Thursday, April 15Baby Bounce: Babies 6 weeks t...

April 14th, 2021 |  


Flower sale to raise playground funds

The Champaign County Kiwanis and Aktion Club and the Champaign County Board of DD are partnering to hold a geranium sale to raise funds for the EVERYb...

April 14th, 2021 |  


Vote for this guitar art if it makes you smile

Vote for this guitar art if it makes you smile

Editor’s note: This is one in a series of individual profiles of participants in this year’s “Bad Art by Good People” fundrais...

April 14th, 2021 |  


W.-S STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

W.-S STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

West Liberty-Salem Middle School’s March Students of the Month are, from left, 8th graders Courtney Knight & Daniel Neer, 7th graders Alexa ...

April 13th, 2021 |  


Tourist Club hosts book signing

MECHANICSBURG - The Mechanicsburg Women’s Tourist Club will host a book signing at the Mechanicsburg Public Library on Monday, April 26, at 2 p....

April 13th, 2021 |  


Wallen goes industrial for ‘Bad Art’ fundraiser

Wallen goes industrial for ‘Bad Art’ fundraiser

Editor’s note: This is one in a series of individual profiles of participants in this year’s “Bad Art by Good People” fundrais...

April 13th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Shady Bowl set to kick off 75th season

DeGRAFF – Shady Bowl Speedway will kick off its 2021 racing season today with a day of fun at no charge to local race fans.It will begin one of ...

April 2nd, 2021 |  


Cable Classic Run/Walk to be held May 1

The Cable Country Classic 5K Run/Walk will be held May 1 in Cable, which is located in eastern Champaign County.Sign up for the Run/Walk online at www...

March 25th, 2021 |  


Mad River Valley FC joins Club Ohio

Mad River Valley FC will be joining the Club Ohio Dayton family this fall.Knowing the popularity of soccer in the Dayton and surrounding area, it is b...

February 25th, 2021 |  


Rooney leads UHS girls to win over Graham

Rooney leads UHS girls to win over Graham

ST. PARIS – Sam Rooney scored a game-high 20 points as Urbana upended Graham, 47-27, in CBC/MRD girls basketball on Saturday.The Hillclimbers le...

January 18th, 2021 |  


Ohio State-Michigan game cancelled

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan canceled its annual rivalry game at Ohio State on Tuesday because of the COVID-19 outbreak within the Wolverine...

December 8th, 2020 |  


OHSAA reaffirms commitment to starting winter sports

COLUMBUS – In a memo to its member schools this week, the Ohio High School Athletic Association reaffirmed its position that the upcoming winter...

November 20th, 2020 |  


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LIFE


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Chrismans celebrate 50th
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Sloans celebrate 50th
Jess receives 4-H Meritorious Service Award

Jess receives 4-H Meritorious Service Award

ST. PARIS - Diane Jess of St. Paris received the Ohio 4-H Meritorious Service Award at the annual 4-H Volunteer Recognition Celebration on March 11.Th...

March 25th, 2021 |  


iLead donates items to Sycamore House

iLead donates items to Sycamore House

Members of iLead (Champaign County Young Professionals) collected and delivered donations to Sycamore House, a faith-based non-profit that offers supp...

March 25th, 2021 |  


Rileys celebrate 65th

Rileys celebrate 65th

Tom (J.T.) and Dolores (Lauer) Riley of Urbana celebrated their 65th anniversary on Jan. 28. They were married in 1956 in St. Bernard Church, Springfi...

February 22nd, 2021 |  


Thompsons celebrate 70th

Thompsons celebrate 70th

Darrell and Jeanne Thompson of St. Paris celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on Dec. 31, 2020. The couple exchanged wedding vows on New YearR...

January 18th, 2021 |  


Whitt/Cunningham

Whitt/Cunningham

Amanda Nicole Whitt and Braun Lee Cunningham, both of Urbana, were married by Pastor Dave Brown on October 10 at the Kingscreek United Methodist Churc...

December 4th, 2020 |  


Krebehennes celebrate 50th

Krebehennes celebrate 50th

On Nov. 11, Dale and Anna Krebehenne of St. Paris will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married in Frankfurt, Germany, in 1970 whil...

November 6th, 2020 |  


OPINION


HCBS Access Act would dismantle vital program

Probably most families with aging, disabled or handicapped members do not know about a bill called the HCBS Access Act making its way through Congress...

April 9th, 2021 |  


With smiles all around!

The flakes that snowed on my spring parade last week notwithstanding, my spirits have been moving in an upward trajectory. With hours of sunshine out-...

April 6th, 2021 |  


American Rescue Plan: delivering results for Ohio

American Rescue Plan: delivering results for Ohio

We passed the American Rescue Plan to get shots in people’s arms, money in families’ pockets, children back in schools, and workers back o...

April 5th, 2021 |  


Protecting Ohio students from hazing

Protecting Ohio students from hazing

Another Ohio family is grieving. Stone Foltz, a 20-year-old sophomore at Bowling Green State University, died after alleged alcohol-induced hazing at ...

March 31st, 2021 |  


Say goodbye to those quarantine pounds

Say goodbye to those quarantine pounds

QUESTION: Both my wife and I have packed on several pounds since the beginning of quarantine. Do you have any tips on how to help us change out of our...

March 30th, 2021 |  


When the end becomes the beginning

Of late, I have been viewing life as circles, with endings leading to beginnings that will end just in time to begin again. Motherly wisdom, inquisiti...

March 30th, 2021 |  


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