NEWS


9:43 pm |    
Toy drive gets big boost

Masonic fundraiser benefits sick child

Faith, hope and charity are three foundational concepts of Freemasonry. On Saturday, Dec. 15 between 5:30 and 7 p.m. all three will be on full display...

December 13th, 2018 |  


Care package assembly

Care package assembly

The Urbana VFW 5451 and DAV 31 is prepared to mail out 16 care packages to military service members as part of the holiday spirit of giving.To request...

December 13th, 2018 |  


Flag raising at Hearth and Home

Flag raising at Hearth and Home

Scotty Lykins, an Air Force veteran with VFW/DAV, and Celeste Artis, an Army veteran currently working as assistant manager at Hearth and Home in Urba...

December 12th, 2018 |  


Mercy named ‘High Performer‘

Mercy named ‘High Performer‘

The Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) has designated the Mercy Health Foundation as a 2018 High Performer. This is the third consecutive y...

December 12th, 2018 |  


Candlelight remembrance

Candlelight remembrance

The Compassionate Friends candlelight vigil to remember lost loved ones took place Sunday in Mechanicsburg, with the group lighting candles, telling s...

December 12th, 2018 |  


MHDAS of Logan and Champaign counties awards mini-grants in the community

The Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol Services (MHDAS) Board awarded eight mini-grants to Logan and Champaign County community organizations for fiscal ...

December 12th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


11:04 pm |    
Otterbein rallies to beat UU

UU’s Toliver, Davis earn honors

AUSTIN, Texas – Urbana University junior defensive end Mikal Toliver of Dayton has been named to the 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-America Divi...

December 12th, 2018 |  


UU wrestlers fall to WJU, 43-5

UU wrestlers fall to WJU, 43-5

Wrestling officially returned to the Grimes Center as Urbana University hosted its first home dual Saturday against No. 7 Wheeling Jesuit. The Blue Kn...

December 9th, 2018 |  


Tigers, Indians prevail in OHC girls basketball

MILFORD CENTER – WL-S routed Fairbanks, 65-10, in OHC girls basketball.The Tigers led, 36-2, at the half.For WL-S (1-3, 1-0), Gabby Hollar had 1...

December 7th, 2018 |  


UU men prevail in home opener

UU men prevail in home opener

The Urbana University men’s basketball team edged Wheeling Jesuit, 77-73, in a back-and-forth MEC battle Saturday afternoon at the Grimes Center...

December 2nd, 2018 |  


Blue Knight women nip Wheeling Jesuit, 80-78

Urbana University’s women’s basketball team overcame an eight-point deficit in the fourth quarter to defeat Wheeling Jesuit, 80-78, on Sat...

December 2nd, 2018 |  


MULTIMEDIA - PHOTO STORE


LIFE


9:00 pm |    
Vargos celebrate 45th
9:59 pm |    
Niswongers celebrate 50th
9:01 pm |    
Conkels celebrate 50th
Lanhams celebrate 50th

Lanhams celebrate 50th

Retired Col. John W. Lanham and Mrs. Carol S. Lanham of Woodstock celebrated their 50th anniversary Oct. 18. They were married on that date in 1968 by...

October 18th, 2018 |  


Dickert, Sauter to wed

Dickert, Sauter to wed

Rick Dickert, son of Richard and Carolyn Dickert of Urbana and Erin Sauter, daughter of Richard and Linda Sauter of Pickerington, announce their engag...

October 15th, 2018 |  


Headlees celebrate 50th

Headlees celebrate 50th

Larry and Karen (Hartzler) Headlee of Urbana will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 20. They were married on that date in 1968 by the R...

October 15th, 2018 |  


Zooks celebrate 60th

Zooks celebrate 60th

Gailen and Jeanne (Evans) Zook of St. Paris will celebrate their 60th anniversary Oct. 4. They were married on that date in 1958 by the Rev. Forest As...

October 2nd, 2018 |  


Timmonses celebrate 70th

Timmonses celebrate 70th

Ivan and Vivian (Blue) Timmons of Urbana will celebrate their 70th anniversary with a dinner with their children.They were married Oct 16, 1948, at th...

September 30th, 2018 |  


OPINION


9:00 pm |    

Trading humbug for magic

Government tries again to regulate tobacco products

The Food and Drug Administration just announced it would once again try to regulate tobacco products.This time the target of the agency’s regula...

December 13th, 2018 |  


Blue Knight squads swept at West Virginia State

INSTITUTE, W. Va. – Sylvia Hudson scored a career-high 31 points but it wasn’t enough for Urbana University in Monday’s 95-85 setbac...

December 10th, 2018 |  


Picky eating is normal part of early childhood

Picky eating is normal part of early childhood

Question: My 4-year-old refuses to eat anything that is the color red — no red apples, tomatoes, red peppers or even pepperoni on his pizza. He ...

December 10th, 2018 |  


Images of a fond farewell

Last week we experienced a sad but in some ways welcome respite from our current day-to-day noise as we celebrated the consequential life of George He...

December 9th, 2018 |  


Get on the waitlist for Carol Marak’s Facebook subscription group and learn how to plan for aging well. Send an email to carol@seniorcare.com and say you’re interested in the group.

A few weeks ago, a reader asked, “Can you tell me the differences between a geriatric care manager and a patient advocate? I hear the two terms ...

December 6th, 2018 |  


Among my biggest disappointments in politics

Among my biggest disappointments in politics

The other day, a friend asked what surprised me most about politics. This may seem strange, but I’d never really thought about the question.My r...

December 5th, 2018 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA