NEWS


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Urbana FFA members honored
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Beautification Award given
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Local twirlers win
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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Contact event organizers for updates before attending events/meetings during the COVID-19 restrictions.Saturday, May 15Anime Club: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Me...

May 15th, 2021 |  


City pool begins selling season passes

City pool begins selling season passes

The Champaign Family YMCA and the City of Urbana announce that the Municipal Pool at Melvin Miller Park will open for the summer 2021 season on Saturd...

May 14th, 2021 |  


ODOT reports local road projects

The Ohio Department of Transportation reported the following road projects in Champaign County:The following construction projects are anticipated to ...

May 14th, 2021 |  


Mechanicsburg musical available as on-demand video

Mechanicsburg musical available as on-demand video

MECHANICSBURG - In a year where nothing seemed normal, the Mechanicsburg High School drama students brought some normal back when they performed their...

May 14th, 2021 |  


COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Contact event organizers for updates before attending events/meetings during the COVID-19 restrictions.Friday, May 14“Those Who Wish Me Dead...

May 14th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Junior Achievement golf outing rescheduled

The Junior Achievement of Mad River Region golf outing at the Urbana Country Club has been rescheduled due to rain. The new date is Sept. 10.This year...

April 30th, 2021 |  


Racing at Shady Bowl cancelled due to weather

DeGRAFF – Rain and damp grounds cancelled the racing action at Shady Bowl Speedway Saturday night.It marked the loss of two of the three races s...

April 26th, 2021 |  


Junior Achievement to host golf outing at UCC

Gather your golf gear and join Junior Achievement (JA) of Mad River Region at the Urbana Country Club on Saturday, April 24 to have a great time while...

April 12th, 2021 |  


Baylor nearly flawless in rout of Gonzaga

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Baylor knew it would need to play to near-perfection to end Gonzaga’s flawless season.The Bears just about did.Jared B...

April 6th, 2021 |  


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 |  


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LIFE


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WL-S prom royalty
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Chrismans celebrate 50th
6:39 pm |    
Sloans celebrate 50th
Local Farm Bureau members gather

Local Farm Bureau members gather

Champaign County Farm Bureau members and non-members alike joined at The Olde Barn in Urbana on March 12 for a night of fellowship a in a joint ventur...

March 25th, 2021 |  


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 |  


OPINION


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Walking into their futures

Spinach is tasty and healthy

Spinach is tasty and healthy

QUESTION: My kids refuse to eat spinach. How can I prepare it in a way that might appeal to a finicky eater? ANSWER: First, it’s important to no...

April 28th, 2021 |  


Explore the outdoors at home

Explore the outdoors at home

Urbana and Champaign County is Southwest and Central Ohio’s Spring and Summer destination for outdoor exploration and activities!With its close ...

April 27th, 2021 |  


Still boomering after all these years …

For almost seven years I have shared reminiscent walks down memory lane, soapbox opinions about education and politics, glimpses into my family life, ...

April 27th, 2021 |  


April is National Autism Awareness Month

April is National Autism Awareness Month

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is one in a series of outreach columns from the Champaign County Board of Developmental Disabilities.April is Autism Accepta...

April 26th, 2021 |  


Fighting unfair foreign competition for Ohio workers

Fighting unfair foreign competition for Ohio workers

For far too long, our trade policy has allowed our steelworkers and other Ohio industries to drown under unfair foreign competition.Too often, we see ...

April 26th, 2021 |  


Cawley: UU was not just a place to work

A year ago, Franklin University announced the closing of the Urbana University Campus. For the first time in 170 years (excluding the Civil War closin...

April 22nd, 2021 |  


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