NEWS


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Pets of the Week
10:23 pm |    
Local obstetrician retiring
11:36 am |    
Care package assembly
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 |  


Urbana Students of the Month

Urbana Students of the Month

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December 11th, 2018 updated: December 11th, 2018. |  


DAR to lay wreaths as part of national event

The local chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will conduct a special wreath-laying ceremony on Saturday at Oak Dale Cemetery, as part ...

December 11th, 2018 |  


Holidays on stage and screen at the Gloria

Holidays on stage and screen at the Gloria

Beginning Thursday, area residents can enjoy four consecutive evenings of holiday music and fun at the Gloria Theatre. Five local choirs will perform ...

December 11th, 2018 |  


Mechanicsburg library undergoing sidewalk repairs

MECHANICSBURG - The Mechanicsburg Public Library plans to stay open during repairs to our sidewalk and doors. We are doing some badly needed repairs a...

December 11th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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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 |  


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LIFE


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Vargos celebrate 45th
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Niswongers celebrate 50th
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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

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 |  


Should your aging parents still be driving?

Going home for the holidays has layers of significance for adult children, particularly those who live out of town. It remains a time of togetherness ...

December 3rd, 2018 |  


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