NEWS


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PETS OF THE WEEK

BIRTHS

Holden Daril LewisHolden Daril Lewis was born March 22, 2020, at 1:28 p.m., weighing 7 pounds, 12 ounces and measuring 20 inches, at Memorial Hospital...

March 26th, 2020 |  


COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Contact event organizers for updates before attending events/meetings during the COVID-19 restrictions.Friday, March 27Annual PINS for PAWS Bowling Fu...

March 26th, 2020 |  


Champaign County logs second COVID-19 case

Champaign County logs second COVID-19 case

The Champaign Health District on Wednesday afternoon announced the county has its second confirmed case of COVID-19. The case was not reflected in the...

March 26th, 2020 |  


State parks open, marinas closed

State parks open, marinas closed

COLUMBUS - In response to the developing public health situation with COVID-19 and the Ohio Department of Health’s (ODH) Stay at Home Order, the...

March 25th, 2020 |  


Food is available at Stepping Stones

Food is available at Stepping Stones

Stepping Stones Outreach Ministries, associated with Life-net Church at 142 Dellinger Road, has been providing food for members of the Urbana communit...

March 25th, 2020 |  


STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

Toll Run’s Urbana Student of the Month for February is Vince Lightle.Mohawk’s Urbana Student of the Month for February is Summer Bixler.Fi...

March 25th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


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UU’s James named Atlantic Region Player of the Year

UU’s James named Atlantic Region Player of the Year

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. – Urbana University’s Tyra James has been named the 2020 Atlantic Region Player of the Year and headlines the 2019-20 Di...

March 16th, 2020 |  


OHSAA postpones all winter tournaments

COLUMBUS, Ohio – On Thursday, the Ohio High School Athletic Association announced that all remaining winter tournament contests are immediately ...

March 13th, 2020 |  


McIlroy hopes to be repeat winner at Players

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — No one has ever won back-to-back at The Players Championship since it moved to the TPC Sawgrass in 1982. Rory McI...

March 11th, 2020 |  


OHSAA events to have limited spectators

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Following Ohio Governor Mike DeWine’s announcement on Tuesday afternoon that all indoor sporting events in Ohio should se...

March 10th, 2020 updated: March 10th, 2020. |  


Graham wins district wrestling title, sends 8 to state

Graham wins district wrestling title, sends 8 to state

WILMINGTON – Graham won the Division II district wrestling title with 242 team points. Licking Valley was second with 85.5.District champions fo...

March 7th, 2020 updated: March 7th, 2020. |  


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LIFE


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Souders celebrate 25th
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Baldwins celebrate 50th

BIRTHS

Luke Harrison ErwinLuke Harrison Erwin was born Aug. 26, 2019, at 1:16 a.m. in Madison County Hospital to Heather Hurley Erwin and Alek D. Erwin. Mate...

December 19th, 2019 |  


BIRTHS

Emily Grace LickfeltEmily Grace Lickfelt was born Dec. 9, 2019, at 12:39 p.m. at Memorial Hospital in Marysville to Dawna and Jeffrey Lickfelt of Bell...

December 19th, 2019 |  


Vargos celebrate 46th

Vargos celebrate 46th

Charles and Beverly Vargo of Urbana will celebrate their 46th anniversary Nov. 21.They have four children, 15 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren...

October 30th, 2019 |  


Holbrook/O’Donnell

Stepheni Holbrook of Urbana and Scott O’Donnell of Urbana plan to be married in 2020.The bride-elect works at Residential Administrators.Her fia...

October 15th, 2019 |  


Smiths celebrate 50th

Smiths celebrate 50th

James R. and Racille (Griswold) Smith of Urbana celebrated their 50th anniversary July 12 with a family dinner.They were married in 1969 in Mechanicsb...

October 7th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Facing it all together

What a year last week was! Life still resembles itself, but only vaguely. I vowed not to touch the V-I-R-U-S keys in preparing this week’s colum...

March 23rd, 2020 |  


Interesting little tidbits

Although my articles for this column usually involve a unified theme, occasionally I patch together a bunch of totally unrelated items just for the fu...

March 16th, 2020 |  


Guest Column: Ohio is ready for Election Day

Guest Column: Ohio is ready for Election Day

This Tuesday, March 17 is Election Day in Ohio and three other states. Not too long ago, the fact that Election Day in Arizona, Florida, Illinois and ...

March 15th, 2020 |  


Aging at home? Think safety

Most of us want to age-in-place. But can we? Affordable, accessible and well-located housing affects the quality of life for all ages, but it’s ...

March 15th, 2020 |  


Sheriff disputes details of Thompson’s letter

EDITOR’S NOTE: This letter is a direct rebuttal to an election letter printed in Tuesday’s Urbana Daily Citizen. This rebuttal is permitte...

March 10th, 2020 |  


Stocking up in case of emergency

Stocking up in case of emergency

Question: I keep hearing that people should have an emergency supply of foods on hand in case of emergency, but I have no clue what to get. What food ...

March 10th, 2020 |  


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