NEWS


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Rolling through the summer
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Pets of the Week
Essential Wellness Center opens

Essential Wellness Center opens

The Champaign County Chamber celebrated the grand opening of the Essential Wellness Center with a ribbon cutting on June 22. This new business is loca...

July 19th, 2018 |  


Rep. Jordan interviewed in OSU inquiry

COLUMBUS – U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, who used to coach wrestling at Ohio State University, was interviewed by a law firm investigating allegations t...

July 18th, 2018 |  


4-H News

The Champaign Feeders 4-H club held meetings June 3 and June 24, both at the North Lewisburg United Methodist Church. Both meetings focused heavily on...

July 18th, 2018 |  


DAR installs new officers

DAR installs new officers

The Urbana Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution met Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. at the Champaign County Historical Society for their...

July 18th, 2018 |  


Ohio executes killer who stabbed man he met in bar in 1985

LUCASVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Ohio on Wednesday executed a killer sentenced to die for fatally strangling and stabbing a man he met in a bar in 1985.T...

July 18th, 2018 |  


Ohio News Briefs

Teacher loses license over sexual misconduct with studentHAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio high school teacher and volleyball coach who pleaded guil...

July 18th, 2018 updated: July 18th, 2018. |  


SPORTS


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McPherson wins at Shady Bowl

McCartney to coach Urbana U. softball

Brooke McCartney has been introduced as the new head softball coach at Urbana University.McCartney is a first-time head coach but brings plenty of exp...

July 12th, 2018 |  


Memorial races at Shady Bowl

Memorial races at Shady Bowl

DeGRAFF – Saturday’s racing at Shady Bowl Speedway will be dedicated to the memory of Bill “Pappy” Lewis and Kenny Stookey.Lew...

July 12th, 2018 |  


Palmer named men’s volleyball coach at Urbana U.

Urbana University recently announced that Andrew Palmer will become the school’s first head coach of the men’s volleyball program. Palmer ...

July 10th, 2018 |  


Smith wins Sceva Memorial

Smith wins Sceva Memorial

DeGRAFF — Shady Bowl Speedway opened it gates Saturday to a full pit area as four divisions of stock cars tackled the rural oval. Shady Bowl hon...

July 8th, 2018 |  


A big night at Shady Bowl

A big night at Shady Bowl

DeGRAFF – Tonight will be a big night of racing at Shady Bowl Speedway for the Dave Nagel Excavating late model division.Shady Bowl will host a ...

July 6th, 2018 |  


Lewis Jr. takes Shady Bowl win

Lewis Jr. takes Shady Bowl win

DeGRAFF — Jim Lewis Jr. of Fairborn notched his first late model feature win of 2018 on Saturday at Shady Bowl Speedway. Lewis has run strong al...

July 1st, 2018 |  


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LIFE


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Zerkles celebrate 50th
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Melton/Uhlenbrock
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Stolls celebrate 50th

Births

Claire Beverly CollierSteven and Brook Collier of Mechanicsburg announce the birth of their daughter, Claire Beverly Collier, born Tuesday, June 5, 20...

June 21st, 2018 |  


Andersons celebrate 70th

Andersons celebrate 70th

Carl and Jo (Lewis) Anderson of Green Valley, Arizona, and formerly of Urbana, will celebrate their 70th anniversary June 27 with an overnight stay at...

June 20th, 2018 |  


Neer/Amburgey

Neer/Amburgey

Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Neer of Mutual announce the engagement of their daughter Maggie Leann Neer of Mount Sterling, Kentucky, to Jordan Elliott Amburgey ...

June 18th, 2018 |  


Salzgabers celebrate 50th

Salzgabers celebrate 50th

Gary and Bette Salzgaber of Urbana will celebrate their 50th anniversary this month. They were married June 29, 1968, by The Rev. Donald Dixon in Colu...

June 17th, 2018 |  


Births

Ryker Jane ZookAdam Zook and Lara Markin, of Urbana, announce the birth of a daughter, Ryker Jane Zook, born Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at Madison Health ...

June 15th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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Catching up! Part I

Resurrecting old insurance model may limit who gets covered and how well

A new health insurance option awaits consumers this fall. Proponents say it will offer lower premiums and relief from increasingly expensive Obamacare...

July 16th, 2018 |  


Ward disappointed in judge

It was my displeasure to witness a judge in the Urbana Municipal Court show disrespect to those addressing the bench as attorneys as well as all obser...

July 15th, 2018 |  


The halfway point of summer

There are two reasons for making special mention of yesterday, known on the calendar as July 15: it was my sister’s birthday, and summer hit the...

July 15th, 2018 |  


Carol Marak invites you to opt-in to her weekly newsletter, Age with Purpose

About 34.2 million Americans provided unpaid care to an adult age 50 or older in the last 12 months, according to National Alliance for Caregiving and...

July 13th, 2018 |  


Wash hands properly to prevent foodborne illness

Wash hands properly to prevent foodborne illness

Question: My husband gets frustrated with me because I’m always reminding him to wash his hands multiple times when cooking. He says washing bef...

July 9th, 2018 |  


Carol Marak invites you to opt-in to her weekly newsletter, Age with Purpose

Researchers at Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at University of California San Diego found the cost for the 10 “highest sp...

July 8th, 2018 |  


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