NEWS


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Pets of the Week

Register now for Giving Christmas Tree

Registration is open for children in need of a Christmas present this holiday season as part of the Urbana Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 93’s...

November 15th, 2018 |  


YMCA hosts Pre-School Family Feast

YMCA hosts Pre-School Family Feast

Thirty-four pre-schoolers at the Champaign Family YMCA sang “Hello Mr. Turkey” and “I’m Glad I’m Not A Turkey” for...

November 15th, 2018 |  


PAWS hosts open house Saturday

PAWS hosts open house Saturday

PAWS Animal Shelter, located just west of Urbana at 1535 W. U.S. Route 36, is hosting an open house 1-3 p.m. Saturday. Visitors can purchase $5 raffle...

November 14th, 2018 |  


Santa planning visits to Apple Farm Service

MECHANICSBURG - Santa will visit each of Apple Farm Service’s locations for a morning of free family fun!Showrooms will be turned into Santa wor...

November 14th, 2018 |  


Watch out for the ‘Witches’

Watch out for the ‘Witches’

Fall colors remind us that it’s November, but it’s the high winds blowing in “old man winter” that lets us know for sure Novem...

November 13th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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UU falls to Tiffin, 77-75

Mechanicsburg resident signs with Cedarville U.

SPRINGFIELD – Kenton Ridge High School catcher Jaxon Wright – a Mechanicsburg resident – signed a letter of intent on Thursday to pl...

November 15th, 2018 |  


UU wrestling team opens season

CLEVELAND, Ohio – The new era of Urbana University wrestling commenced Sunday at the Third Annual Ohio Intercollegiate Open with 11 Blue Knights...

November 13th, 2018 |  


UU women host Tiffin today

UU women host Tiffin today

The Urbana University women’s basketball team will open its season today by hosting Tiffin at 6 p.m.Since 2003, the series between UU and Tiffin...

November 13th, 2018 |  


Five UU football players earn All-MEC honors

BRIDGEPORT, W. Va. – For the second straight year, five members of the Urbana University football team have been selected All-Mountain East Conf...

November 13th, 2018 |  


Blue Knights end season with victory

ATHENS, W. Va. – Isaiah Young’s 10-yard touchdown run with 4:32 to play lifted the Urbana University football team to a 31-24 victory over...

November 11th, 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 |  


Rutans celebrate 40th

Rutans celebrate 40th

Keith and Susan Rutan of Mechanicsburg celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on Sept. 16. They were married on that date in 1978 by the Rev. David...

September 25th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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Songs of Thanksgiving

Another kind of bucket list

When that Morgan Freeman/Jack Nicholson movie, The Bucket List, appeared in my TV listings last week, I remembered seeing the film around the time it ...

November 11th, 2018 |  


A year or 2 not too long to use uncooked frozen turkey

A year or 2 not too long to use uncooked frozen turkey

Question: I bought two turkeys last November, with the intent to cook one at Thanksgiving and the second one for New Year’s Day. We ended up goi...

November 11th, 2018 |  


Carol Marak invites you to opt-in to her weekly newsletter, Age with Purpose

It’s time to take steps to ensure that your fall season is safe with these tips from the Center for Disease Control.It’s time to turn the ...

November 8th, 2018 |  


Raising the bar for dementia care

Raising the bar for dementia care

One of the key functions of the Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman is to help nursing homes and other long-term care providers in Ohio conti...

November 7th, 2018 |  


Eating and screen time not a good mix

Eating and screen time not a good mix

Question: My kids love to watch TV or view their cellphones or tablets while they eat. I used to eat cereal on Saturday mornings and watch cartoons wh...

November 5th, 2018 |  


Pausing for positivity

There certainly is change in the air. We have turned our calendars to a new month, traded in our Halloween pumpkins and autumn leaves for Christmas wr...

November 4th, 2018 |  


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