NEWS


10:44 pm |    
Locals mourn Logwood

Prevent illness from flu, coronavirus

COLUMBUS - The Ohio Department of Health reported last week that there have been more than 4,400 hospitalizations due to flu in Ohio during the 2019-2...

February 17th, 2020 |  


Mercy Reach offers quit-smoking classes

SPRINGFIELD - Ready to kick the smoking habit? Mercy Health REACH Services – Springfield will hold a free, six-week series of smoking cessation ...

February 17th, 2020 |  


COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Tuesday, February 18Local Emergency Planning Committee: 9 a.m., Conference Room B of county Community Center, South U.S. Route 68, Urbana (changed fro...

February 17th, 2020 |  


Martin, Browne, Hull & Harper name Bey as partner

Champaign County native Daniel L. Bey has been admitted as a partner in the Martin, Browne, Hull & Harper law firm, which has offices in Suite 200...

February 17th, 2020 |  


‘Bad Art’ about being Jerry

‘Bad Art’ about being Jerry

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of promotional stories of local amateur artists that will be printed in the Urbana Daily Citizen in comi...

February 17th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


10:22 pm
Updated: 11:43 pm. |    
Graham loses in finals at state duals

Shady Bowl driving champions honored at banquet

BELLEFONTAINE – Shady Bowl Speedway recently honored its 2019 season champions at the VFW post in Bellefontaine. Six drivers were on hand to rec...

January 30th, 2020 |  


Browns, Paton meet for second time

New Browns coach Kevin Stefanski could be reuniting with an old friend in Cleveland.The team is interviewing Vikings assistant general manager George ...

January 22nd, 2020 |  


Blue Knight men lose to WVSU, 95-86

INSTITUTE, W. Va. – Urbana University came out on fire Saturday at West Virginia State, but couldn’t outlast the Yellow Jackets in a 95-86...

January 20th, 2020 |  


Blue Knight women fall at West Virginia State

INSTITUTE, W. Va. – The Urbana University women’s basketball team dug itself a hole early and couldn’t climb back in Saturday’...

January 20th, 2020 |  


UU splits with Charleston

UU splits with Charleston

Sylvia Hudson had 22 points and 14 rebounds as Urbana University knocked off Charleston, 83-78, in overtime Wednesday night in MEC women’s baske...

January 15th, 2020 |  


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LIFE


10:42 pm |    
Baldwins celebrate 50th
9:21 pm |    
Vargos celebrate 46th
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Smiths celebrate 50th
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

John and Ann Gordon Smith of Mechanicsburg celebrated their 50th anniversary on Aug. 30. They were married at the Trinity Methodist Church in Delphos ...

October 7th, 2019 |  


Ritchies celebrate 50th

Ritchies celebrate 50th

Patrick and Ruth Ritchie of Mechanicsburg will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Oct. 10. They were married on that date in 1969 by the late Rev. Al...

October 1st, 2019 |  


Slones celebrate 67th

Slones celebrate 67th

James Erwin and Virginia Slone of Urbana will be celebrating 67 years of marriage on Sept. 29. They were married on that date in 1951 by Rev. Stanley....

September 25th, 2019 |  


OPINION


10:43 pm |    

Lizzie: Left on River Road

10:43 pm |    
Protecting Social Security
The ‘nemesisters’ of winter need summer

The ‘nemesisters’ of winter need summer

Although I can’t complain we’ve had a rough winter, it is nearing the point in February when I’m ready for the cheerful pop of daffo...

February 16th, 2020 |  


Making it easier to afford a home

Making it easier to afford a home

Right now, many Ohioans are struggling to make ends meet. Even people with supposedly-middle-class jobs don’t feel stable. Wages have barely bud...

February 13th, 2020 |  


Talebi supports Melvin

I am writing to express my strong support to re-elect Sheriff Matthew Melvin in the upcoming Republican primary election on March 17, 2020. During She...

February 12th, 2020 |  


Retired sheriff endorses Melvin

As a member of the Champaign County Sheriff’s Office for over 25 years and the former sheriff, I have total confidence in Sheriff Matt Melvin. A...

February 12th, 2020 |  


Retired captain endorses Melvin

As a 33-year veteran of both Clark and Champaign County Sheriff’s Offices, I know what experience it takes to serve as a veteran sheriff, like S...

February 12th, 2020 |  


Broth and stock are not the same

Broth and stock are not the same

Question: My dad asked me to pick up chicken stock from the store for a meal that he wants to make for dinner. When I got to the store, I bought chick...

February 12th, 2020 |  


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