NEWS


10:09 pm |    
Gas tax could go up 18 cents
Indian Lake hosts ice boating

Indian Lake hosts ice boating

LOGAN COUNTY - The flag is up! That means it’s “go-time” in the world of international ice boating. It also means that now it’...

February 20th, 2019 |  


Bean’s floral artwork has a sweet side

Bean’s floral artwork has a sweet side

The annual “Bad Art by Good People” fundraiser for the Champaign County Arts Council is accepting donations and votes.Each year, local peo...

February 20th, 2019 |  


AAA: Drive to survive this winter

Warmer weather is in the forecast, but winter weather is far from over. AAA offers the following advice for the next wintry onslaught.Winter can put a...

February 20th, 2019 |  


Adolescent/family physician assistant joins Mercy

Adolescent/family physician assistant joins Mercy

Jill Sanders, PA-C, an adolescent and family medicine physician assistant, has joined Mercy Health – Urbana Family Medicine and Pediatrics, 204 ...

February 20th, 2019 |  


Student creations promote unity

Student creations promote unity

After learning how opinions can be influenced by propaganda in the media, such as Ben Franklin’s slogan “Join, or Die!” during the F...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Murphy’s art freeze-frames winter

Murphy’s art freeze-frames winter

The annual “Bad Art by Good People” fundraiser for the Champaign County Arts Council is accepting donations and votes.Each year, local peo...

February 19th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


10:10 pm |    
UVa-Wise sweeps Blue Knights

Mascadri leads Indians to victory over Lehman

SIDNEY – Mechanicsburg beat Lehman Catholic, 42-39, in non-league boys basketball.Joey Mascadri led the Indians (11-10) with 14 points and Chris...

February 20th, 2019 |  


Graham, Mechanicsburg claim league wrestling titles

BELLEFONTAINE – Graham won the Mad River Division and overall Central Buckeye Conference wrestling meet Saturday with 318.5 team points. All Gra...

February 20th, 2019 |  


WL-S girls advance; Graham boys defeat Urbana

COVINGTON – West Liberty-Salem defeated Brookville, 47-24, in the Division III girls basketball sectional on Saturday.The Tigers jumped out to a...

February 20th, 2019 |  


UU to host ‘Blueout’ games on Thursday

The Urbana University Department of Athletics has announced a “Blueout” promotion for Thursday’s home basketball doubleheader agains...

February 19th, 2019 |  


UU softball team swept in Tennessee

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. – The Urbana University softball team opened the 2019 season under first-year head coach Brooke McCartney with a pair of g...

February 19th, 2019 |  


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LIFE


1:24 pm |    
House/Neiheisel
9:57 pm |    
Chamberlains celebrate 70th
12:00 pm |    
Nobles celebrate 25th
Smiths celebrate 60th

Smiths celebrate 60th

Richard L. and Margaret A. (Leach) Smith of Urbana will celebrate their 60th anniversary Feb. 14. They were married on that date in 1959 in Catawba by...

February 7th, 2019 |  


Wagners celebrate 60th

Wagners celebrate 60th

Frederick and Patricia Wagner are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married Feb. 10, 1959, in Marysville.Mr. Wagner is retired fro...

January 31st, 2019 |  


Neer/Flanigan

Neer/Flanigan

Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Neer of Mutual announce the engagement of their daughter, Betsy Neer of Mutual, to Daniel Flanigan of Mutual.The bride-elect gradua...

January 28th, 2019 |  


Births

Colin Nelson BarrettColin Nelson Barrett was born at 1:57 a.m. Jan. 16, 2019, weighing 8 pounds, 2 ounces and measuring 19 1/2 inches, at Mount Carmel...

January 21st, 2019 |  


Leonards celebrate 45th

Leonards celebrate 45th

Jack and Karen (Shoemaker) Leonard of Urbana will celebrate their 45th anniversary on Jan. 19. They were married on that date in 1974.They have two da...

January 18th, 2019 |  


Kemps celebrate 25th

Kemps celebrate 25th

Glenn and Heather Kemp of Urbana celebrated their 25th anniversary Dec. 6, 2018. They were married on that date in 1993 by the Rev. Hoover Collins.The...

January 13th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Getting serious about lowering drug prices?

David Mitchell is a man with a mission. He is determined to stitch together a movement that will finally smash the power of the pharmaceutical industr...

February 17th, 2019 |  


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.

From the caregiving days when helping my parents, I learned the importance of planning ahead for my advanced years.Growing older forces change —...

February 17th, 2019 |  


Protecting the rights of Ohioans

Protecting the rights of Ohioans

Last week, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved two nominees to the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals with a proven record of fighting to strip Ohioan...

February 13th, 2019 |  


More grit, less salt

My complaint is about icy roads. Salt may melt the ice, but it doesn’t give you any traction and also eats the metal on your vehicle. Grit is a ...

February 12th, 2019 |  


Winter a time to polish skills

Editor’s note: This is part 1 of 2 columns.With all the “snow days,” bad weather, and exams, January and February have prevented a l...

February 12th, 2019 |  


What kids still need to know

I recently clicked on yet another internet list, compelled as I was by the title: “40 Old-Fashioned Skills That Kids Need to Know Today.” ...

February 11th, 2019 |  


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