10:37 pm |    
Gift of refreshment
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Book signing is Wednesday
10:57 pm
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Woman dies in Adams Twp. motorcycle crash
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Commissioners seek to improve internet service

The Champaign County Commissioners are exploring grant opportunities available through the Ohio Department of Development to improve internet/broadban...

July 23rd, 2021 |  

ReStore grand opening Aug. 5

ReStore grand opening Aug. 5

The Board of Directors for Habitat for Humanity in Champaign County, Ohio (HFHCCO) have announced their ReStore at 1007 N. Main in Urbana will have a ...

July 22nd, 2021 |  

Dog Leg Road to close for a week

The Champaign County Engineer, Stephen McCall, has announced that Dog Leg Road in Wayne Township will be closed to through traffic between State Route...

July 22nd, 2021 |  

OSU alumni volunteer at The WhereHouse

OSU alumni volunteer at The WhereHouse

Members of the OSU Alumni Club of Champaign County take a break from helping distribute non-perishable food during the Tuesday evening time slot at Th...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


Contact event organizers for updates before attending events/meetings during the COVID-19 restrictions.Friday, July 23“Peter Rabbit 2”: 7...

July 22nd, 2021 |  

St. Paris to hold annual Old Bag Sale

ST. PARIS - The 15th annual Old Bag Sale will be held Sunday, July 25, at the Evans-Purk Fellowship Center, 115 S. Church St.This is a live auction of...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


10:29 pm |    
Sergeant Donzil Hall honored

WL-S to host Big Orange Running Club

The West Liberty-Salem cross county program will sponsor its annual Big Orange Running Club from July 12-Aug. 12 at Lions Park in West Liberty.The clu...

July 2nd, 2021 |  

Racing at Shady Bowl cancelled due to rain

DeGRAFF – The racing program scheduled for Shady Bowl Speedway tonight was cancelled due to soaking Friday overnight rains and the forecast for ...

June 19th, 2021 updated: June 19th, 2021. |  

Shady Bowl to host ‘Hot Rod’ McElfresh 55

Shady Bowl to host ‘Hot Rod’ McElfresh 55

DeGRAFF – Bill “Hot Rod” McElfresh of Columbus will be honored Saturday night at Shady Bowl Speedway.The race will be 55 laps for th...

May 20th, 2021 |  

Late models to make debut at Shady Bowl

Late models to make debut at Shady Bowl

DeGRAFF – Nearly a month into the 2021 racing season, the Nagel Excavating Late Models will be in action for the first time at Shady Bowl Speedw...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Recently, West Liberty-Salem High School hosted its annual Winter Athletic Awards Ceremonies.In bowling, 4-year participation and letter awards went t...

April 30th, 2021 |  



4:37 pm
Updated: 6:14 pm. |    
Sheafers to mark 60th anniversary
11:09 pm |    
Roberts, Profitt engaged
Looking Back – The Citizens National Bank

Looking Back – The Citizens National Bank

This is a looking back at the Citizens National Bank located at 1 Monument Square, Urbana. The first photo is a postcard photo of the bank building ci...

July 12th, 2021 |  

Urbana Youth Center travels to Get Air in Columbus

Urbana Youth Center travels to Get Air in Columbus

About 95 student members at the Urbana Youth Center (UYC) recently had the opportunity to take a free trip to a trampoline park, Get Air, in Columbus....

July 1st, 2021 |  

St. Paris Public Library/Christiansburg Community Library July Events

Thursday, July 1S.T.E.A.M. Activity – Join Miss Lisa to do a science, technology, engineering, art or math activity with supplies from around th...

July 1st, 2021 |  

St. Paris Public Library celebrates 85 years

St. Paris Public Library celebrates 85 years

ST. PARIS - On July 2, 1936, through the generosity of Mrs. Thyrza Furrow Kiser, the citizens of the Village of St. Paris and surrounding community we...

June 30th, 2021 |  

Mechanicsburg library July activities

Thursday, July 1, 2021 from 11 am-Noon: Chalkboard Craft Ages 18 +. This chalkboard is great for kids learning there letters and numbers. In addition,...

June 24th, 2021 |  


10:27 pm |    

Happy Halfway Day to All!

9:21 pm |    
Busy all year ’round

The inspired and the inspirational

I can’t help myself. When ESPN airs its promos for the National Spelling Bee, I feel compelled to tune in. Mostly happy childhood memories from ...

July 13th, 2021 |  

The sunny side of the week!

My parents were the quintessential power couple when it came to grumpy kids. My father would accuse us of “bulling around,” and Mother wou...

July 6th, 2021 |  

Mandel’s ‘toxic’ environment is not right for Senate

Josh Mandel is not the right choice for the United States Senate. The Columbus Dispatch reported recently that members of Mandel’s campaign fina...

July 1st, 2021 |  

But what about the caissons?

During retirement, my parents faithfully watched certain PBS programs: among them, Lawrence Welk reruns and Washington Week. They also especially enjo...

June 29th, 2021 |  

My perspective on perspective

Hurray! The memory book for the delayed 50th reunion of my college class has finally been submitted. When I volunteered for this project, I knew exact...

June 22nd, 2021 |  

Seventeen years and counting – again!

The only reason I even noticed the cicada mating call in my backyard last week is that recently lots of people have been pointing out the presence of ...

June 15th, 2021 |