NEWS


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BMV adds online license renewal

BMV adds online license renewal

COLUMBUS – Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted this month announced that Ohioans will soon be able to renew their driver’...

June 27th, 2022 |  


Mechanicsburg Public Library July activities

Mechanicsburg Public Library July activities

60 South Main Street Mechanicsburg, Ohio 43044 (937) 834-2004 [email protected] https://www.mechanicsburg.lib.oh.us/Hours of operation: M...

June 27th, 2022 |  


YOUTH CORNER

Urbana Youth Center160 W Market St. Urbana, OH 43078UrbanaYouthCenter.org937-772-4022Youth Corner for the week of June 28th – 30thTuesday, June ...

June 24th, 2022 |  


Glass bead maker part of CCPA tour

Glass bead maker part of CCPA tour

During the CCPA’s Historic Home and Garden Tour today and Sunday, an artist will be in the Hovey House on Water Street demonstrating his techniq...

June 24th, 2022 |  


PET OF THE WEEK

PET OF THE WEEK

Paws Animal ShelterMeet Quinton! Quinton is a super sweet little 2-month-old black and white male kitten who loves to play and snuggle. He will bring ...

June 24th, 2022 |  


Law expands fireworks in Ohio

Law expands fireworks in Ohio

A new law that takes effect July 1 allows Ohioans to legally discharge consumer-grade fireworks on certain holidays, according to information from the...

June 23rd, 2022 |  


SPORTS


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Youth Sports
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Diving for a return
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8-U champions
Clevenger pockets Bowl Classic money

Clevenger pockets Bowl Classic money

DeGRAFF – The stifling heat that was making life miserable last week gave way to a nice cool evening at Shady Bowl Speedway on Saturday.The VORE...

June 27th, 2022 |  


Kicking toward the goal

Kicking toward the goal

Urbana’s Mya Laird kicks the ball toward the goal during a summer soccer match with visiting Preble Shawnee on Saturday. .neFileBlock { margin-...

June 27th, 2022 |  


UCC, Dye Designs celebrate centennial this year

UCC, Dye Designs celebrate centennial this year

When members of the Urbana Country Club reflect on the 100th anniversary of the club this August, note will be made of it being the inspiration for ce...

June 22nd, 2022 |  


Returning a serve

Returning a serve

Urbana’s Jazmyn Scott (pictured) returns a serve against Triad during summer volleyball at Mechanicsburg this week. .neFileBlock { margin-botto...

June 21st, 2022 |  


Youth Sports

T BallWest Liberty T Ball Roofs by Warren capped their season with a win over Indian Lake, 18-14. Leading the charge was Emma Richardson, Easton Tevis...

June 20th, 2022 |  


Champaign Family Flying Fish

Champaign Family Flying Fish

The Champaign Family YMCA Swim Team (Champaign Family Flying Fish) will be holding home meets at the Urbana City Pool on June 29 vs. London, July 6 (i...

June 20th, 2022 |  


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LIFE


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Cecil, Little engaged
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Burroughs, Henry engaged
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 |  


Looking Back – Douglas Inn Barbershop

Looking Back – Douglas Inn Barbershop

First is a circa 1930 photo (#0207) of the Douglas Inn barbershop. The barbershop was in the Douglas Inn at 26 Monument Square, also pictured (#0048) ...

March 2nd, 2022 |  


Free Maximizing Home Health Care Workshop for Family Caregivers: February 24

Maximizing Home Health Care is a free, small-group, online workshop from 10:00-11:30 a.m. on Thursday, February 24, by presenter Kathy Kilpatrick. Reg...

February 7th, 2022 |  


Grahams celebrate 50th

Grahams celebrate 50th

Jack and Deborah Graham of North Lewisburg are celebrating 50 years of marriage. They were married on February 4, 1972 in the Mechanicsburg United Met...

February 3rd, 2022 |  


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 |  


OPINION


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The very best summers

With their talents on display

What a time of year for anyone even marginally connected with school! Classroom inventories are finished, and school secretaries can finally work in p...

June 7th, 2022 |  


Thank you for the flag display

A thank you to all volunteers who placed the beautiful American flags at the hospital and cemetery. A tribute to the veterans who lost their lives and...

June 6th, 2022 |  


A continuing American saga

B - The 18-year-old gunman entered the school and opened fire as students cowered in fear.E - He was armed with an assault weapon he had recently boug...

May 31st, 2022 |  


‘There is good in this world’

On May 25, I had the privilege as an Urbana Police Officer to escort the remains of Corporal Charles Hiltibran back to Walter & Lewis Funeral Home...

May 26th, 2022 |  


Commencing to succeed

And just like that, it is graduation season! My Facebook pages are brimming with pictures of young people, small and tall, cloaked in the traditional ...

May 24th, 2022 |  


Serving on the Board of DD

Serving on the Board of DD

Over the past several years, Leigh Anne Wenning, superintendent of the Champaign County Board of Developmental Disabilities (CCBDD), shared regular up...

May 18th, 2022 |  


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