NEWS


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PET OF THE WEEK
CCPA tour features succulents specialists

CCPA tour features succulents specialists

Joining the Chanpaign County Preservation Alliance’s 28th Annual Historic Home and Garden tour this weekend, June 25-26, is the Alpine Cottage G...

June 22nd, 2022 |  


Saturday a big day in West Liberty

WEST LIBERTY – Many events are planned in the village on Saturday.The Lions Club pancake breakfast will be held from 7-11 a.m. at the Lions Park...

June 22nd, 2022 |  


CLUB NEWS

CLUB NEWS

The 7th Annual Women-on-Target clinic was held Saturday, June 18 at the Champaign County Shooting Academy. The event, co-hosted by the Academy, Champa...

June 21st, 2022 |  


Champaign County Preservation Alliance calling on façade grant applicants for 2022

The Champaign County Preservation Alliance (CCPA) came together as an organization of Champaign County residents interested in preserving local histor...

June 21st, 2022 |  


CHWP welcomes Dr. Steven R. Toney

CHWP welcomes Dr. Steven R. Toney

WEST LIBERTY — Community Health & Wellness Partners (CHWP), an independent, nonprofit health center that provides primary care and other wel...

June 21st, 2022 |  


SPORTS


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Returning a serve
Smith wins his second feature of the season

Smith wins his second feature of the season

DeGRAFF – Quincy driver Josh Smith is off to a strong start to the racing season, as he claimed the top spot in the 40-lap Dave Nagel Excavating...

June 20th, 2022 |  


Youth Sports

Youth Sports

Farm LeagueWest Liberty Hickory Medical Direct Primary Care ended its regular season on a 7-game winning streak with a 13-4 victory over Ridgemont in ...

June 17th, 2022 |  


Shady Bowl to host Korn Memorial tonight

Shady Bowl to host Korn Memorial tonight

DeGRAFF – It will be Big Bobby and Lil Bobby Korn Memorial Night at Shady Bowl Speedway tonight.The duo, a grandfather and grandson, teamed up t...

June 17th, 2022 |  


Youth Sports

Youth Sports

West Liberty-Salem 2/LeVan’s Excavating defeated Urbana/ Custom Sportswear & Graphics, 18-1, in non-conference Pony League action.For WL-S 2...

June 16th, 2022 |  


Youth Sports

Youth Sports

Pony LeagueWest Liberty-Salem 2/LeVan’s Excavating defeated Urbana/Custom Sportswear & Graphics, 13-1, in non-conference Pony League action....

June 15th, 2022 |  


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LIFE


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Cecil, Little engaged
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Burroughs, Henry engaged
Garveys celebrate 65th anniversary

Garveys celebrate 65th anniversary

John Frederick and Patricia Ann Garvey of Urbana will celebrate their 65th anniversary on May 21. They were married on that date in 1960 by the Revere...

May 20th, 2022 |  


Roberts, Profitt wed

Roberts, Profitt wed

Mallory Ranee Roberts of Urbana and Ryan James Robert Profitt of Fairborn were married by family friend, Josh VanNorstran, at 2:30 p.m. October 2, 202...

April 12th, 2022 |  


Looking Back – Douglas Inn Barbershop

Looking Back – Douglas Inn Barbershop

First is a circa 1930 photo (#0207) of the Douglas Inn barbershop. The barbershop was in the Douglas Inn at 26 Monument Square, also pictured (#0048) ...

March 2nd, 2022 |  


Free Maximizing Home Health Care Workshop for Family Caregivers: February 24

Maximizing Home Health Care is a free, small-group, online workshop from 10:00-11:30 a.m. on Thursday, February 24, by presenter Kathy Kilpatrick. Reg...

February 7th, 2022 |  


Grahams celebrate 50th

Grahams celebrate 50th

Jack and Deborah Graham of North Lewisburg are celebrating 50 years of marriage. They were married on February 4, 1972 in the Mechanicsburg United Met...

February 3rd, 2022 |  


Looking Back – Runkle Family Singers

Looking Back – Runkle Family Singers

This looking back features the Runkle Family Singers of St. Paris. The photos are from a 1923 promotional brochure outlining “A Tentative Progra...

January 31st, 2022 |  


OPINION


Thank you for the flag display

A thank you to all volunteers who placed the beautiful American flags at the hospital and cemetery. A tribute to the veterans who lost their lives and...

June 6th, 2022 |  


A continuing American saga

B - The 18-year-old gunman entered the school and opened fire as students cowered in fear.E - He was armed with an assault weapon he had recently boug...

May 31st, 2022 |  


‘There is good in this world’

On May 25, I had the privilege as an Urbana Police Officer to escort the remains of Corporal Charles Hiltibran back to Walter & Lewis Funeral Home...

May 26th, 2022 |  


Commencing to succeed

And just like that, it is graduation season! My Facebook pages are brimming with pictures of young people, small and tall, cloaked in the traditional ...

May 24th, 2022 |  


Serving on the Board of DD

Serving on the Board of DD

Over the past several years, Leigh Anne Wenning, superintendent of the Champaign County Board of Developmental Disabilities (CCBDD), shared regular up...

May 18th, 2022 |  


All’s right with the world

When Robert Browning in 1841 wrote “The year’s at the spring,” I believe the English poet had in mind the week we just experienced. ...

May 17th, 2022 |  


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