NEWS


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PET OF THE WEEK
Donated coats warm local people in need

Donated coats warm local people in need

The 11th annual Walter & Lewis Funeral & Cremation Services Warm Coats – Warm Hearts Coat Drive resulted in 112 bags of coats and winter...

March 1st, 2021 |  


McKelvey sworn in as West Liberty mayor

McKelvey sworn in as West Liberty mayor

Jill McKelvey, left, a West Liberty Village Council member since 2008, was sworn into the office of mayor by Judge Dan Bratka, right, on Feb. 24. Chan...

March 1st, 2021 |  


Nominations sought for UHS Distinguished Alumni

The deadline is Monday, March 15, for nominations for the Urbana High School Distinguished Alumni Award.Those making nominations must be UHS graduates...

March 1st, 2021 |  


Apple Farm Service achieved Elite Status

Apple Farm Service achieved Elite Status for 2020. A small percentage of Kubota dealerships are so recognized for the highest levels of customer satis...

March 1st, 2021 |  


65th annual boat show to run 10 full days

65th annual boat show to run 10 full days

LOGAN COUNTY - You know spring is just around the corner when the Indian Lake Boat Show is approaching.This annual inaugural event kicks off the sprin...

February 26th, 2021 |  


COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Contact event organizers for updates before attending events/meetings during the COVID-19 restrictions.Saturday, February 27Girl Scout Cookie Drive-th...

February 26th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


OHSAA reaffirms commitment to starting winter sports

COLUMBUS – In a memo to its member schools this week, the Ohio High School Athletic Association reaffirmed its position that the upcoming winter...

November 20th, 2020 |  


Browns still in AFC playoff hunt at bye week

CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield’s evaluation to determine if he’s the Browns’ franchise quarterback was a primary objective he...

November 6th, 2020 |  


Buzz surrounds Burrow during bye week

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — It’s all about Joe.Coach Zac Taylor says rookie quarterback Joe Burrow was the one piece the Cincinnati Bengals need...

November 6th, 2020 |  


Freeman, Braves top Reds 1-0 in 13th to open series

ATLANTA (AP) — The scoreless innings kept piling up, along with the strikeouts. The shadows began to creep across the infield, and when the ligh...

September 30th, 2020 |  


Shady Bowl Speedway closes out 2020 season

DeGRAFF – Shady Bowl Speedway held its final event of 2020 on Saturday with a huge crowd on hand. They came to watch the third running of the Cl...

September 27th, 2020 |  


Shady Bowl to hold last event of 2020

DeGRAFF – Shady Bowl Speedway will close out its final event of the year today as the track will hold its third Clunker Classic.The first event ...

September 25th, 2020 |  


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LIFE


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Rileys celebrate 65th
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Thompsons celebrate 70th
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Whitt/Cunningham
Krebehennes celebrate 50th

Krebehennes celebrate 50th

On Nov. 11, Dale and Anna Krebehenne of St. Paris will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married in Frankfurt, Germany, in 1970 whil...

November 6th, 2020 |  


Beerys celebrate 50th

Beerys celebrate 50th

Fred and Kay Beery of Urbana are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on October 27. They were married on that date in 1970 at Third Lutheran Ch...

October 26th, 2020 |  


Robertses celebrate 40th

Robertses celebrate 40th

Bob and Sherry (Bailey) Roberts will be celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary on October 17, 2020 with their family.They have three daughters, He...

October 15th, 2020 |  


Latimers celebrate 40th

Latimers celebrate 40th

Jim and Lynn (Geuy) Latimer of Urbana are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary on Oct. 24. They were married at 7 p.m. on that date in 1980 in U...

October 12th, 2020 |  


Melvins celebrate 50th

Melvins celebrate 50th

Michael R. and Mary L. (Carpenter) Melvin of Urbana are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with their family. They were married on Oct. 10, 19...

October 9th, 2020 |  


Suchlands celebrate 40th

Suchlands celebrate 40th

Butch and Shawna (Jenkins) Suchland celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on October 5, 2020.They have three children, Meghan, Chelsea and Ryan. T...

October 7th, 2020 |  


OPINION


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Magnets, memos, and mantras

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Is it food poisoning?
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About lives lost

Let’s party like it’s 1971 – or 1948!

Having completed my preparation for this week’s article, a single sentence from a Sunday afternoon TV commercial changed everything: PBS is 50 y...

February 23rd, 2021 |  


Limbaugh story not fair

Matt Sedensky’s article on the death of Rush Limbaugh (Urbana Daily Citizen, Feb. 18, 2021) is more a reflection on the journalist than on Limba...

February 19th, 2021 |  


SSAs continue to support people through COVID-19

SSAs continue to support people through COVID-19

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is one in a series of outreach columns from the Champaign County Board of Developmental Disabilities.We are almost a year in...

February 18th, 2021 |  


Dark chocolate is a healthy treat

Dark chocolate is a healthy treat

QUESTION: Can chocolate be healthy? ANSWER: Make sure you choose a dark chocolate, with which you can both enjoy and gain some heart-healthy advantage...

February 18th, 2021 |  


A biography, a poem, a novel – and their authors

Of late, I have been entertained and enthralled by a trio of writings. Although I thoroughly enjoyed the biography, the poem, and the novel, I found m...

February 16th, 2021 |  


March 1 is deadline to enroll in 4-H for 2021

The 4-H program empowers young people by providing age-appropriate learning experiences and opportunities to help youth grow and develop life-skills t...

February 12th, 2021 |  


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