NEWS


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Community Gardens flourish
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Gift of refreshment

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Contact event organizers for updates before attending events/meetings during the COVID-19 restrictions.Friday, July 30The Just 4 Fun Line Dancers: wi...

July 28th, 2021 |  


Urbana Youth Center adds staff

Urbana Youth Center adds staff

The Urbana Youth Center (UYC) recently welcomed a new Assistant Director, Judy Richardson, and a new Director of Programs, Natalie Frueh, to the team ...

July 27th, 2021 |  


Chamber accepting applications for Leadership program

Chamber accepting applications for Leadership program

The Champaign County Chamber of Commerce extends an invitation to community members to apply for their leadership development program, Leadership Cham...

July 27th, 2021 |  


COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Contact event organizers for updates before attending events/meetings during the COVID-19 restrictions.Saturday, July 31My Brother’s Keeper con...

July 27th, 2021 |  


Collection begins for annual school supply program

The 29th annual School Supplies for Kids program is now being organized by Messiah Lutheran Church, located at 1013 East Lawn Avenue in Urbana.Over 73...

July 26th, 2021 |  


Gift of refreshment

Gift of refreshment

Three Urbana children opened a lemonade stand at 303 E. Court St. to help refresh passersby like the postal carrier. Pictured are Lyle Rice, Brant Mar...

July 26th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


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 |  


WL-S WINTER AWARDS

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 |  


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LIFE


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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 |  


OPINION


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Happy Halfway Day to All!

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Busy all year ’round
M’burg library offers more than ‘just books’

M’burg library offers more than ‘just books’

Did you know that you can borrow more than just books and DVDs at the library?Mechanicsburg Public Library offers several nontraditional items includi...

July 13th, 2021 |  


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 |  


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