NEWS


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WL-S Middle School students of the month

WL-S Middle School students of the month

West Liberty-Salem Middle School has awarded their December Students of the Month. Pictured left to right, 8th grade: Addison Hutton and Carson Poppe;...

January 12th, 2022 |  


‘No surprise’ medical billing law goes into effect

‘No surprise’ medical billing law goes into effect

COLUMBUS – A new Ohio law went into effect on Wednesday that shields patients from receiving and paying surprise medical bills after certain una...

January 12th, 2022 |  


Triad’s 2022 Snowball Court

Triad’s 2022 Snowball Court

Triad honored its 2022 Snowball Court on Friday night. Pictured are (front row - left to right): Hailey Hunter, Luke Ford, Paige Davis, Kylie Hunter, ...

January 12th, 2022 |  


UJH wins OAC State Cheer Championship

UJH wins OAC State Cheer Championship

Urbana Junior High traveled to Marysville this past weekend for the OAC State Cheerleading Championships.“It was a great weekend and amazing vic...

January 11th, 2022 |  


Pesticide applicator exams offered in Urbana

To apply restricted use pesticides on-farm or for someone else, applicators must have a pesticide applicator’s license through the Ohio Departme...

January 11th, 2022 |  


Great ski resorts closer than you think

Great ski resorts closer than you think

Living in Urbana doesn’t mean you must travel far away to find a great downhill skiing experience. No expensive trips to Aspen or Utah are requi...

January 11th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


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Urbana knocks off Graham in girls hoops

Peyton Mounce had 22 points, 12 rebounds and 6 steals as Urbana beat visiting Graham, 59-22, in CBC/MRD girls basketball on Saturday.The Hillclimbers ...

January 17th, 2022 |  


Indians sweep Northeastern in bowling

The Mechanicsburg boys bowling team beat Northeastern, 3,096-1,383, in OHC action.The Indians were led by Peyton Leeson, who rolled games of 223, 290 ...

January 15th, 2022 |  


Urbana, Triad earn wins in boys hoops

Urbana, Triad earn wins in boys hoops

SPRINGFIELD – Urbana defeated Northwestern, 70-21, in CBC/MRD boys basketball on Friday.UHS led, 40-7, at the half.The Hillclimbers are now 9-3,...

January 14th, 2022 updated: January 15th, 2022. |  


Graham sweeps Urbana in CBC bowling

Graham sweeps Urbana in CBC bowling

Graham beat Urbana, 2,844-2,533, in CBC boys bowling.For the Falcons (9-1, 9-1), Jayden Tourney rolled a 237-237 474, Spencer Hannahs a 215-216 431, T...

January 14th, 2022 |  


Indians rout Greenon in OHC showdown

Indians rout Greenon in OHC showdown

MECHANICSBURG – Olivia Skillings scored a game-high 25 points as Mechanicsburg beat Greenon, 68-48, in OHC girls basketball.The Indians led, 31-...

January 13th, 2022 |  


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LIFE


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Looking Back – Cable
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Wares celebrate 60 years
First baby of 2022

First baby of 2022

The obstetrics team at the Memorial Hospital Miracle Life Center was excited to welcome the first baby of 2022 – Adariah Billie Rose McCarty was...

January 5th, 2022 |  


Looking Back: Bob Martin Band

Looking Back: Bob Martin Band

This photo of the Bob Martin Band was taken at the Urbana Country Club on New Year’s Eve, 1951, and submitted to this newspaper 50 years later b...

December 28th, 2021 |  


CLUB NEWS

CLUB NEWS

Urbana Chapter DARDecember 8, 2021The Urbana Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution met Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at 11:30 a.m. at BrownRidge ...

December 21st, 2021 |  


CCHS hosts Christmas festivities

CCHS hosts Christmas festivities

The Champaign County Historical Society, with the generous support of Farmers and Merchants State Bank, recently hosted a Christmas gathering for thei...

December 20th, 2021 |  


Looking Back: Brush Lake

Looking Back: Brush Lake

This is a 1909 photo (#A416) of the Brush Lake railroad tower. Unfortunately, the Champaign County Historical Society does not have a photo of the Bru...

December 14th, 2021 |  


5 generations of Wrights

5 generations of Wrights

The Wright family of Urbana is marking five generations. In front and center is the eldest member, Connie Rice, holding the youngest member, Roman Wri...

December 5th, 2021 |  


OPINION


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YOUR VIEW

8:22 pm |    
Reflecting on the past

The tiring part of retirement

While I was teaching, I rarely entertained the thought of retirement. I did, however, observe those latter years of life as my parents experienced the...

January 11th, 2022 |  


Back to the future going forward

Regular readers know I have fairly untraditional ways of poking around on the internet for intriguing nuggets of historical information. I most often ...

January 4th, 2022 |  


On the wings of a song

Annually anticipating The Kennedy Center Honors as the old year closes out, I thoroughly enjoyed the return of the star-studded program last week in a...

December 28th, 2021 |  


Group disputes AP story

On Thursday, December 23, the Urbana Daily Citizen carried an article by Julie Carr Smyth on DeWine’s “born alive” bill (pp. 1-2). T...

December 27th, 2021 |  


Merry Christmas, even if you’re a dog

Merry Christmas, even if you’re a dog

(Translated from meow to English by her servant.)I’d rather be hiding in the dark woods right now under a pile of brush listening to the neighbo...

December 23rd, 2021 |  


How my father and I shared Cnristmas

Years ago my father, for the first of several times, quietly stated to me: “Christmas was spoiled for me the year my mother asked me to put the ...

December 21st, 2021 |  


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