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ROAD WORK

CHAMPAIGN COUNTY: Weekly Construction UpdateWEEK OF May 16, 2022SIDNEY, Ohio (Friday, May 13, 2022) – The following construction projects are an...

May 16th, 2022 |  


Balloon Fest to be held Sept. 9-10

Balloon Fest to be held Sept. 9-10

Planning for The Balloon Fest – A Hot Air Affair has begun.The event is returning to Grimes Field on Sept. 9-10 from 5-9 p.m. each day. Ticket p...

May 16th, 2022 |  


Home & Garden Tour 2022

Home & Garden Tour 2022

A time-honored tradition is returning after 2 years of pandemic hiatus! The Champaign County Preservation Alliance (CCPA) is so pleased to announce th...

May 16th, 2022 |  


PET OF THE WEEK

PET OF THE WEEK

Paws Animal ShelterMeet Pringle! Pringle is a very sweet kitten who would love to find a home where he’ll be loved and spoiled. He came in with ...

May 15th, 2022 |  


Urbana Black Heritage Festival set for June 18

Urbana Black Heritage Festival set for June 18

Barbara Howell Park in Urbana will be the site of a new event this summer.The Urbana Black Heritage Festival will fill the park and two city blocks ne...

May 15th, 2022 updated: May 17th, 2022. |  


UHS stadium upgrade proposed

UHS stadium upgrade proposed

At a recent meeting of the Urbana City School District Board of Education, the Hillclimber Stadium Committee presented information about the developme...

May 15th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


Indians knock off Triad in baseball

MECHANICSBURG – Aaron Conley and Brennin Eyink each had 2 RBI as Mechanicsburg downed Triad, 7-0, in OHC baseball on Friday.Conley also earned t...

May 16th, 2022 |  


WL-S track teams sweep OHC North titles

SPRINGFIELD – The West Liberty-Salem track teams swept the OHC North Championships.The Tiger boys won for the second consecutive year. This mark...

May 13th, 2022 |  


Indians defeat Emmanuel Christian in baseball

SPRINGFIELD – Aaron Conley was 3 for 4 with 4 RBI as Mechanicsburg routed Emmanuel Christian, 17-0, in 5 innings in non-league baseball.For the ...

May 13th, 2022 |  


WL-S athletes sign letters of intent

WL-S athletes sign letters of intent

Three West Liberty-Salem volleyball players recently signed college letters of intent. (Left to right) Michele Smith is going to Clark State, Ally Gav...

May 12th, 2022 |  


Tigers fall in D-III softball sectional

CARLISLE – WL-S lost to top-seeded Carlisle, 16-5, in the Division III softball sectional.For the Tigers (6-13), Aubrey Williams went 3 for 3 wi...

May 12th, 2022 |  


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LIFE


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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 |  


Looking Back – Cable

Looking Back – Cable

This is a 1900 postcard photo (#A1364) of the Cable Pennsylvania Railroad depot. Cable was the next stop on the Pennsylvania Railroad west of Brush La...

January 17th, 2022 |  


WL-S grads excel at University of Cincinnati

WL-S grads excel at University of Cincinnati

Two 2021 West Liberty-Salem graduates, Kaylee Levan and Luke Hudson, now attend the University of Cincinnati. Both are freshmen at UC and part of the ...

January 16th, 2022 |  


Wares celebrate 60 years

Wares celebrate 60 years

Alan and Antoinette Ware, residents of Urbana, recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on December 31.Alan was born and raised in Urbana an...

January 10th, 2022 |  


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 |  


OPINION


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Learning to love math in the elementary years

Learning to love math in the elementary years

Editor’s note: Mechanicsburg has a history of mathematical proficiency. Named after the 19th century settlement of mechanics working at the loca...

May 5th, 2022 |  


Figuring out their futures

I reach for the HIDE button whenever this Facebook share reappears: NORMALIZE SENDING KIDS TO TRADE SCHOOLS WITHOUT MAKING THEM FEEL LESS THAN FOUR-YE...

May 3rd, 2022 |  


April is Autism Acceptance Month

April is Autism Acceptance Month

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is one in a series of outreach columns from the Champaign County Board of Developmental Disabilities.April is Autism Accepta...

April 26th, 2022 |  


It’s raining violets!

In the 64 years my mother and I shared an earthly presence, I became accustomed to her personal style of oral communication, filled as it was with a u...

April 26th, 2022 |  


Questions, I have questions

These questions probably sound quite familiar: Where’s the beef? Do you know the way to San Jose? Et tu, Brute? Do you want to be Queen for a Da...

April 19th, 2022 |  


Hazel – No longer in a room down the hall

Tears persisted as I read Kendahl Throckmorton’s beautifully-compelling piece about her precious daughter’s kindergarten plans:Hazel will ...

April 12th, 2022 |  


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