NEWS


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Reopening after 125 years

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23Preschool Storytime: 10 a.m., St. Paris Public Library, for children 3 years old through kindergartenStory Time: 11-11:45 a.m., M...

October 22nd, 2019 |  


Ohio farm incomes forecast to rise

Ohio farm incomes forecast to rise

COLUMBUS - Even during a growing season when 1.5 million fewer acres of soybeans and corn were planted in Ohio, average farm incomes in the state are ...

October 22nd, 2019 |  


Mac-O-Chee sells to locals

Mac-O-Chee sells to locals

WEST LIBERTY - Ryan and Jason Cole of West Liberty were the winning bidders for Piatt Castles’ Mac-O-Chee for the price of $510,000 plus closing...

October 22nd, 2019 |  


ODOT reports local lane and road closures

The Ohio Department of Transportation reported the following road and lane closures in Champaign County:- U.S. Route 36 between Monument Square and Wa...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Gloria stages fall full of entertainment

Gloria stages fall full of entertainment

Gloria Theatre in Urbana has announced a fall schedule packed with first-run movies, live performances and special events for audiences of all ages.&#...

October 21st, 2019 |  


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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22Toddler Storytime: 10 a.m., St. Paris Public Library, for children crawling through 2 years oldKnitting: 2-5 p.m., St. Paris Public...

October 21st, 2019 |  


SPORTS


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Blue Knights hold off WVSU
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Local teams advance in tournaments

Patriots blitz Jets, gain more confidence

BOSTON (AP) — The New England Patriots have thrived this season thanks to a defense that’s limited opponents’ abilities to get in th...

October 22nd, 2019 |  


Blue Knights hold off WVSU

Blue Knights hold off WVSU

INSTITUTE, W. Va. – Eddie Stockett scored on a four-yard sneak with 27 seconds remaining to lift Urbana University over West Virginia State Univ...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Browns’ RB Hunt returns to practice

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Kareem Hunt ran back to the Browns sooner than expected.The suspended star returned to the team and practiced Monday after se...

October 21st, 2019 |  


WL-S cross country teams qualify for regional

CEDARVILLE – The West Liberty-Salem girls cross country team won its third consecutive D-III Southwest District title on Saturday at Cedarville ...

October 19th, 2019 |  


Local teams advance in tournaments

Local teams advance in tournaments

NEW CARLISLE – Urbana beat Northwestern, 25-8, 25-18, 25-18 in the Division II volleyball sectional on Saturday.For UHS (10-14), Emily Skelley h...

October 19th, 2019 updated: October 20th, 2019. |  


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LIFE


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Smiths celebrate 50th
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Smiths celebrate 50th
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Ritchies celebrate 50th
Slones celebrate 67th

Slones celebrate 67th

James Erwin and Virginia Slone of Urbana will be celebrating 67 years of marriage on Sept. 29. They were married on that date in 1951 by Rev. Stanley....

September 25th, 2019 |  


BIRTHS

Lucas Ryan David DixonLucas Ryan David Dixon was born Sept. 18, 2019, at 7:51 a.m., weighing 8 pounds, 10 ounces and measuring 21 inches, in Marysvill...

September 20th, 2019 |  


Richardson case put into perspective

The case of Brooke Skylar Richardson (Urbana Daily Citizen, Sep. 13, p. 9) ended with her getting probation for three years after spending time in pri...

September 16th, 2019 |  


Bush/Ruoff

Bush/Ruoff

Mr. and Mrs. James Bush of Urbana announce the engagement of their daughter, Melissa Bush of Columbus, to Seth Ruoff of Columbus.The bride-elect atten...

September 12th, 2019 |  


Bodeys celebrate 40th

Bodeys celebrate 40th

Richard and Gloria Bodey, of St. Paris, are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary on Sept. 15. They were married on Sept. 15, 1979, at Grafton Un...

September 10th, 2019 |  


OPINION


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CCPA train excursions a hit

Whitley Turner supports Mitchell

As a professor, Ph.D. candidate, former Graham school-board member, and parent, education matters greatly to me. I know the importance of board member...

October 21st, 2019 |  


George supports Bean

Urbana Mayor Bill Bean is a graduate of Urbana High School and Urbana University, where he majored in religion and philosophy. His family’s root...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Groby supports Urbana Wins candidates

According to the 2017 Census Bureau, one in five people living Urbana live in poverty. Communities like this have a school system that is not adequate...

October 21st, 2019 |  


WL-S superintendent asks for levy support

On November 5, 2019, the voters in the West Liberty-Salem school district will be asked to continue their support the 1.5-mill Permanent Improvement l...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Miller supports Mitchell for Graham board

I’m Duane Miller, and I’m writing to tell you why I’m voting for Alan Mitchell for Graham’s Board of Education. Alan and I ser...

October 21st, 2019 |  


O’Neals support Rittenhouse

We endorse Terry Rittenhouse as Union Township Trustee. As Union Township residents for over 23 years, we are confident Terry is the trustworthy and k...

October 21st, 2019 |  


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