NEWS


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A presidential encounter
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Pets of the Week

Mercy Health offers orthopedic trauma care

SPRINGFIELD - Sudden accidents can cause severe damage to the musculoskeletal system, leading to orthopedic trauma. It’s important to get timely...

December 5th, 2018 |  


Calendar sales support patients

Calendar sales support patients

The 2019 Cancer Association of Champaign County (CACC) calendars are now available for purchase – just in time for the holidays.Each month of th...

December 5th, 2018 |  


State Farm donates to Project Woman

State Farm donates to Project Woman

Erin Patton State Farm, Urbana, collected and donated items to Project Woman along with $250. State Farm matched the donation with another $250 for Gi...

December 5th, 2018 |  


WL-S Middle School Students of the Month

WL-S Middle School Students of the Month

West Liberty-Salem Middle School’s November Students of the Month are, from left, 8th graders Montana Zinn and Travis Cropper, 7th graders Whitn...

December 5th, 2018 |  


Lions Club raising money for Food Pantry

Lions Club raising money for Food Pantry

From left, Food Pantry volunteer Carrie Eleyet, Mechanicsburg Mayor and Lions Club President Greg Kimball, Food Pantry volunteer Elaine Riley and volu...

December 5th, 2018 |  


Annual vigil this Sunday

MECHANICSBURG - The annual candlelight vigil to honor lost loved ones will take place at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 9, on Main Street in Mechanicsburg. In...

December 4th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Blue Knight women nip Wheeling Jesuit, 80-78

Urbana University’s women’s basketball team overcame an eight-point deficit in the fourth quarter to defeat Wheeling Jesuit, 80-78, on Sat...

December 2nd, 2018 |  


West Liberty U. teams sweep UU in basketball

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va. – West Liberty University knocked off Urbana University, 95-56, in MEC women’s basketball on Wednesday.The Blue Knight...

November 28th, 2018 |  


Urbana University volleyball signs two players

Urbana University women’s volleyball coach Kara Hellmann announced Maggie Burns and Riley Adleta have each signed a National Letter of Intent to...

November 27th, 2018 |  


UU women fall to Findlay, 93-62

UU women fall to Findlay, 93-62

FINDLAY, Ohio – The Urbana University women’s basketball team suffered a 93-62 defeat against Findlay in Wednesday’s non-conference ...

November 22nd, 2018 |  


Trochu signs with UU golf team

Urbana University head men’s golf coach Anthony Monaco has announced the signing of Martin Trochu to the Blue Knight incoming class of 2019-20.T...

November 22nd, 2018 |  


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LIFE


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Vargos celebrate 45th
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Niswongers celebrate 50th
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Conkels celebrate 50th
Lanhams celebrate 50th

Lanhams celebrate 50th

Retired Col. John W. Lanham and Mrs. Carol S. Lanham of Woodstock celebrated their 50th anniversary Oct. 18. They were married on that date in 1968 by...

October 18th, 2018 |  


Dickert, Sauter to wed

Dickert, Sauter to wed

Rick Dickert, son of Richard and Carolyn Dickert of Urbana and Erin Sauter, daughter of Richard and Linda Sauter of Pickerington, announce their engag...

October 15th, 2018 |  


Headlees celebrate 50th

Headlees celebrate 50th

Larry and Karen (Hartzler) Headlee of Urbana will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 20. They were married on that date in 1968 by the R...

October 15th, 2018 |  


Zooks celebrate 60th

Zooks celebrate 60th

Gailen and Jeanne (Evans) Zook of St. Paris will celebrate their 60th anniversary Oct. 4. They were married on that date in 1958 by the Rev. Forest As...

October 2nd, 2018 |  


Timmonses celebrate 70th

Timmonses celebrate 70th

Ivan and Vivian (Blue) Timmons of Urbana will celebrate their 70th anniversary with a dinner with their children.They were married Oct 16, 1948, at th...

September 30th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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Images of a fond farewell

Should your aging parents still be driving?

Going home for the holidays has layers of significance for adult children, particularly those who live out of town. It remains a time of togetherness ...

December 3rd, 2018 |  


Being sick as a kid

I recently happened across one of those “Who Remembers?” websites that feature relics from yesteryear: barber poles, paper dolls, typewrit...

December 2nd, 2018 |  


Study costs and coverage when choosing insurance

It’s open enrollment time for medical insurance, and for people having to shop in the individual insurance market; the choices are as confusing ...

November 28th, 2018 |  


Carbon monoxide: Danger that may be in your home

Carbon monoxide: Danger that may be in your home

It was a hectic day in the emergency department when I walked into a room and found five family members being checked in. Typically, when numerous fam...

November 27th, 2018 |  


Rejoice and give thanks!

Editor’s note: This is one in a series of columns.The holidays usually bring times of thanksgiving for so many of the gifts offered to us. At th...

November 27th, 2018 |  


Should you consider a lung cancer screening?

Should you consider a lung cancer screening?

If you have already quit smoking, congratulations! You have taken one of the most important steps you can to protect your health. Whether you have qui...

November 25th, 2018 |  


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