NEWS


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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 |  


Auditor launches new website

Auditor launches new website

The Champaign County Auditor’s Office’s new website is complete.According to Champaign County Auditor Karen Bailey, the search is less res...

January 11th, 2022 |  


M’burg library offers digital skills resource

MECHANICSBURG - Northstar Digital Literacy assessments, instruction and practice are now featured at the Mechanicsburg Public Library.Northstar Digita...

January 10th, 2022 |  


UHS names students of month

UHS names students of month

The Urbana High School Students of the Month are freshmen Colton Lafferty and Peyton Mounce. .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .neFileBlock p { ...

January 10th, 2022 |  


Ag Outlook Breakfast is January 28

PLAIN CITY - Every farmer knows input prices are soaring through the roof, if you can get them. Land values and cash rental rates have also increased....

January 10th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


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Urbana, Triad earn wins in boys hoops
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. |  


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 |  


OHSAA to add girls wrestling, boys volleyball

COLUMBUS, Ohio – In a historic move Thursday, the Ohio High School Athletic Association Board of Directors voted unanimously to add girls wrestl...

January 13th, 2022 |  


Urbana wins, Graham falls in boys hoops

Urbana wins, Graham falls in boys hoops

Urbana knocked off visiting Kenton Ridge, 54-40, in CBC boys basketball.The Hillclimbers led, 26-21, at the half.For Urbana (8-3), Landon Key had 19 p...

January 12th, 2022 |  


UHS to honor ’92 state title team on Saturday

On Saturday, the Urbana 7th grade girls basketball team will play a Throwback Game at 1:15 p.m., followed by jayvee girls at 2:30 p.m. and the varsity...

January 12th, 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

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Reflecting on the past

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 |  


Seeking happy smiles and peaceful reflection

I keep stressing about situations over which I have no control. Leaders of world powers are rattling their sabers all over the globe. Too often we can...

December 14th, 2021 |  


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