NEWS


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WL-S SENIORS OF MONTH
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Carmazzi’s has new owners
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PETS OF THE WEEK
Mechanicsburg homecoming court

Mechanicsburg homecoming court

Pictured is the Mechanicsburg homecoming court. In the front row (left to right) are senior attendants Kara Bebout, Emma Rodgers, Sarah Beattie, Peyto...

September 21st, 2022 |  


Oktoberfest returns Oct. 2

Oktoberfest returns Oct. 2

Join the festivities at the longest-running event in Champaign County (except the fair). The Oktoberfest committee has been working for months to ensu...

September 21st, 2022 |  


Linnae Wilson’s work on display at CCAC

Linnae Wilson’s work on display at CCAC

Join us at the Champaign County Arts Council as we celebrate and honor the many years of Linnae Wilson’s artwork.Linnae has received many art aw...

September 21st, 2022 |  


Remembering 9/11

Remembering 9/11

Local organizations gathered at Freedom Grove in Urbana on Sept. 11 to mark the annual observation of Patriots’ Day. Freedon Grove is the site o...

September 20th, 2022 |  


Public hearing is Sept. 22

Public hearing is Sept. 22

A public hearing will be held on Thursday, Sept. 22 at 9 a.m. in the office of the Champaign County Board of Commissioners, 1512 South U.S. Highway 68...

September 20th, 2022 |  


Looking Back: Mott’s Groceries

Looking Back: Mott’s Groceries

In the 1901 Urbana Telephone directory there were listed 22 groceries and 6 meat markets. One of the groceries listed was that of George P. Mott at 11...

September 20th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


Urbana wins, Graham loses in football

COLUMBUS – Urbana defeated Northland, 40-20, in non-league football Friday night.The Hillclimbers (2-1) play at London next Friday night.Shawnee...

September 2nd, 2022 |  


WL-S falls; Triad, Mechanicsburg win

WL-S falls; Triad, Mechanicsburg win

WEST LIBERTY – Springfield Catholic Central’s Daniel Kamara rushed for 194 yards as the unbeaten Irish held off WL-S, 33-26, in double ove...

September 2nd, 2022 |  


Graham defeats Shawnee in volleyball

Graham knocked off Shawnee, 25-13, 25-21, 25-8, in CBC volleyball.For the Falcons (2-4), Camille McIntosh and Mazzy Johnson had 8 kills each, Whytney ...

September 2nd, 2022 |  


Graham golf teams earn victories

Graham beat Northwestern, 216-256, in CBC girls golf.Graham’s Zoey Merritt was medalist with a 40, Bella Odle had a 54 and Madison Murphy, Grace...

September 2nd, 2022 |  


Mechanicsburg golf teams earn wins

Mechanicsburg golf teams earn wins

Mechanicsburg defeated visiting WL-S, 167-216, in OHC boys golf.For the Indians (13-0), William Reiser was the medalist with a 40 and Cole Reiser and ...

September 1st, 2022 |  


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LIFE


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Slones to mark 71st
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Henry wedding
Cecil, Little engaged

Cecil, Little engaged

Matthew and Kristen Cecil of Conover are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Emmalee Cecil to Chandler Little.Chandler is the son of...

June 21st, 2022 |  


Clyburns mark 65th anniversary

Clyburns mark 65th anniversary

John R. and Shirley M. Clyburn marked their 65th wedding anniversary on June 1. They were married in 1957 by Rev. Richard Johnson.They have three chil...

June 1st, 2022 |  


Burroughs, Henry engaged

Burroughs, Henry engaged

William Whitt of Springfield and Heidi (Ty) Burroughs of St. Paris proudly announce the engagement of their daughter Kali Whitt to Tristen Henry. Tris...

May 31st, 2022 |  


Garveys celebrate 65th anniversary

Garveys celebrate 65th anniversary

John Frederick and Patricia Ann Garvey of Urbana will celebrate their 65th anniversary on May 21. They were married on that date in 1960 by the Revere...

May 20th, 2022 |  


Roberts, Profitt wed

Roberts, Profitt wed

Mallory Ranee Roberts of Urbana and Ryan James Robert Profitt of Fairborn were married by family friend, Josh VanNorstran, at 2:30 p.m. October 2, 202...

April 12th, 2022 |  


OPINION


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Rainbows for Her Majesty

The todays and yesterdays of September

In some ways September is one of the more confusing months of the year. Even as we thirst for a cozy cup of hot chocolate and hunger for anything-and-...

September 13th, 2022 |  


On her own terms

With education the topic of my two most recent articles, it is more than appropriate that I pay belated respects to a truly committed educator, Janet ...

September 6th, 2022 |  


In their own words

Last week I referred to the opinions of several educators in current service. They expressed such care and concern for their students - today I offer ...

August 30th, 2022 |  


Pastor: Dobbs ‘ruling made me weep for joy’

On June 24th, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled the only constitutional rights that exist are those expressly stated in the Constitution, a...

August 30th, 2022 |  


Just let us teach!

As I entered the first-grade classroom at Concord the day after Labor Day in 1955, I found myself stepping into my future. Concerns on the minds of Am...

August 23rd, 2022 |  


Jim Jordan – an embarrassment

On August 10, 2022, I was surprised to get an email to my home from Jim Jordan. He was exclaiming that Trump was not being treated fairly by the Justi...

August 18th, 2022 |  


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