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A.B. GRAHAM CENTER

Pulled Pork Dinner & BingoSaturday, October 17A.B. Graham Memorial Center8025 E. U.S. Route 36, Conover, Miami County937-368-3700/abgraham.orgDinn...

September 29th, 2020 |  


Barely Used Pets hosts fundraiser Friday and Saturday

Barely Used Pets is holding a yard sale fundraiser Oct. 2 and 3 to benefit the Champaign County Advocates for Trap Neuter Return. This fourth annual e...

September 29th, 2020 |  


Triad announces homecoming king, queen

Triad announces homecoming king, queen

JC Alexander was named the homecoming king and Emma Dorn the queen Friday night at Triad. .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .neFileBlock p { mar...

September 28th, 2020 |  


WL-S announces homecoming queen, king

WL-S announces homecoming queen, king

West Liberty-Salem announced their Homecoming King and Queen in a ceremony at Tiger Stadium on Saturday evening. Seniors Drew Hardwick and Selena Weav...

September 28th, 2020 |  


Mechanicsburg Homecoming Court

Mechanicsburg Homecoming Court

Mechanicsburg High School has announced its homecoming court. Picture are (front row): Hannah Dingledine, Cami McDonald, Gracie Carpenter, and Elle Va...

September 28th, 2020 |  


COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Wednesday, September 30Story Time: 11-11:45 a.m., Mechanicsburg Public Library, for ages 2-5. Stories, activities, light snacks. Donations of nutritio...

September 28th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


UHS now using online ticketing only

The Urbana Athletic Department has moved to online ticketing for all home athletic events this fall. Several away contests will also have online only ...

September 24th, 2020 |  


Five new winners at Shady Bowl Speedway

DeGRAFF – Shady Bowl Speedway fans were treated to a great night of racing on Saturday. The temperature was a little on the cool side, but the a...

September 20th, 2020 |  


New winners, free hot dogs at Shady Bowl

New winners, free hot dogs at Shady Bowl

DeGRAFF – Shady Bowl Speedway will host a fun-filled night of racing on Saturday, including the “New Winners Race.” The event will b...

September 17th, 2020 |  


Track champions crowned at Shady Bowl

Track champions crowned at Shady Bowl

DeGRAFF – Five drivers left Shady Bowl Speedway Saturday night as 2020 track champions.It was an action-filled night, as all the racers turned i...

September 13th, 2020 |  


Ute named executive director of OHSAA

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio High School Athletic Association Board of Directors has announced the selection of Doug Ute as the OHSAA’s next ...

September 8th, 2020 |  


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LIFE


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Deeres celebrate 40th
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Hux/Livingston
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Cordle/Harlow
Slones celebrate 69 years

Slones celebrate 69 years

James Erwin and Virginia Slone will celebrate 69 years of marriage on Sept. 29. They were married on that date in 1951 by The Rev. Stanley.They have f...

September 23rd, 2020 |  


Townsleys celebrate 60th

Townsleys celebrate 60th

Bruce and Ruth (Calland) Townsley are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on Sept. 18. They were married in the Urbana UMC by the Rev. Ralph Si...

September 17th, 2020 |  


Porters celebrate 55th

Porters celebrate 55th

Herb and Michelle Porter, lifetime residents of Urbana, are celebrating 55 years of marriage. They were married on Sept. 18, 1965, in their hometown.M...

September 16th, 2020 |  


Hugheses celebrate 25th

Hugheses celebrate 25th

Terry and Billie Hughes of Urbana will celebrate their 25th anniversary on Sept. 23.Mr. Hughes is employed at American Pan, and Mrs. Hughes is a homem...

September 15th, 2020 |  


Laws celebrate 65th

Laws celebrate 65th

Glenn and Rita (Ketterer) Law, formerly of Urbana, were married Sept. 10, 1955, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Mr. Law is a retired construction manager ...

September 9th, 2020 |  


Mayses celebrate 30th

Mayses celebrate 30th

Tim and Kathy Mays celebrated their 30th anniversary Aug. 18. They were married on that date in 1990 in Urbana.Mr. Mays works for Weidmann Technology....

August 24th, 2020 |  


OPINION


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Potluck and leftovers

Best to eat fruit or to drink it?

Best to eat fruit or to drink it?

QUESTION: Does eating a piece of fruit or squeezing it into a juice to drink offer the same health benefits? ANSWER: No. Even if you take an orange an...

September 22nd, 2020 |  


The legacy of RBG: equal citizenship

My heart saddened Friday night when news of the passing of Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Ruth Bader Ginsburg scrolled across my TV screen. Th...

September 22nd, 2020 |  


Schools and families need support

Schools and families need support

The school year is underway across our state, and over and over I hear the same thing from parents, students, teachers, and community leaders: people ...

September 22nd, 2020 updated: September 23rd, 2020. |  


In the social distancing era, rural America needs broadband

In the social distancing era, rural America needs broadband

Over the last six months, the United States has seen various forms of lockdown as we have worked to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. These uncer...

September 17th, 2020 |  


Reader: Sick child not allowed at clinic

This morning, I called a local medical clinic (staffed by physicians) to ask the protocol for treating a 5 year old child with the sniffles and a temp...

September 16th, 2020 |  


Reinstate $600 unemployment insurance benefits

Reinstate $600 unemployment insurance benefits

This week (written Sept. 11), as we are supposed to be honoring Labor Day and supporting the people who make this country work, Senate Leader Mitch Mc...

September 16th, 2020 |  


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