NEWS


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PET OF THE WEEK
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UHS cheer to compete at OSU
Auditor launches new website

Auditor launches new website

The Champaign County Auditor’s Office’s new website is complete.According to Champaign County Auditor Karen Bailey, the search is less res...

January 11th, 2022 |  


M’burg library offers digital skills resource

MECHANICSBURG - Northstar Digital Literacy assessments, instruction and practice are now featured at the Mechanicsburg Public Library.Northstar Digita...

January 10th, 2022 |  


UHS names students of month

UHS names students of month

The Urbana High School Students of the Month are freshmen Colton Lafferty and Peyton Mounce. .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .neFileBlock p { ...

January 10th, 2022 |  


Ag Outlook Breakfast is January 28

PLAIN CITY - Every farmer knows input prices are soaring through the roof, if you can get them. Land values and cash rental rates have also increased....

January 10th, 2022 |  


Aspiring truck drivers eligible for aid

COLUMBUS – Ohio students seeking to earn a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) now have the opportunity to receive financial aid thanks to a...

January 7th, 2022 |  


PET OF THE WEEK

PET OF THE WEEK

PAWS Animal ShelterMeet Marion! Marion is a fun little 3-month-old tiger kitten. She spent most of her time in a foster home with a small dog and two ...

January 7th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


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Urbana, Triad earn wins in boys hoops

OHSAA to add girls wrestling, boys volleyball

COLUMBUS, Ohio – In a historic move Thursday, the Ohio High School Athletic Association Board of Directors voted unanimously to add girls wrestl...

January 13th, 2022 |  


Urbana wins, Graham falls in boys hoops

Urbana wins, Graham falls in boys hoops

Urbana knocked off visiting Kenton Ridge, 54-40, in CBC boys basketball.The Hillclimbers led, 26-21, at the half.For Urbana (8-3), Landon Key had 19 p...

January 12th, 2022 |  


UHS to honor ’92 state title team on Saturday

On Saturday, the Urbana 7th grade girls basketball team will play a Throwback Game at 1:15 p.m., followed by jayvee girls at 2:30 p.m. and the varsity...

January 12th, 2022 |  


Mechanicsburg sweeps Riverside in bowling

The Mechanicsburg girls bowling team defeated Riverside, 2,284-1,711, in non-league action.The Indians were led by Hannah Dingledine, who rolled a 403...

January 11th, 2022 |  


Urbana defeats Graham in CBC boys basketball

Urbana defeats Graham in CBC boys basketball

ST. PARIS – Urbana defeated Graham, 64-48, in CBC/MRD boys basketball on Friday.The Hillclimbers led, 24-21, at the half.For UHS, Jonathan Hilde...

January 11th, 2022 |  


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LIFE


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Wares celebrate 60 years
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First baby of 2022
Looking Back: Bob Martin Band

Looking Back: Bob Martin Band

This photo of the Bob Martin Band was taken at the Urbana Country Club on New Year’s Eve, 1951, and submitted to this newspaper 50 years later b...

December 28th, 2021 |  


CLUB NEWS

CLUB NEWS

Urbana Chapter DARDecember 8, 2021The Urbana Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution met Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at 11:30 a.m. at BrownRidge ...

December 21st, 2021 |  


CCHS hosts Christmas festivities

CCHS hosts Christmas festivities

The Champaign County Historical Society, with the generous support of Farmers and Merchants State Bank, recently hosted a Christmas gathering for thei...

December 20th, 2021 |  


Looking Back: Brush Lake

Looking Back: Brush Lake

This is a 1909 photo (#A416) of the Brush Lake railroad tower. Unfortunately, the Champaign County Historical Society does not have a photo of the Bru...

December 14th, 2021 |  


5 generations of Wrights

5 generations of Wrights

The Wright family of Urbana is marking five generations. In front and center is the eldest member, Connie Rice, holding the youngest member, Roman Wri...

December 5th, 2021 |  


Looking Back: Fountain Park

Looking Back: Fountain Park

This Looking Back continues our journey across Champaign County from east to west on the Pennsylvania Railroad.This stop is Fountain Park, which is a ...

November 30th, 2021 |  


OPINION


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Reflecting on the past

On the wings of a song

Annually anticipating The Kennedy Center Honors as the old year closes out, I thoroughly enjoyed the return of the star-studded program last week in a...

December 28th, 2021 |  


Group disputes AP story

On Thursday, December 23, the Urbana Daily Citizen carried an article by Julie Carr Smyth on DeWine’s “born alive” bill (pp. 1-2). T...

December 27th, 2021 |  


Merry Christmas, even if you’re a dog

Merry Christmas, even if you’re a dog

(Translated from meow to English by her servant.)I’d rather be hiding in the dark woods right now under a pile of brush listening to the neighbo...

December 23rd, 2021 |  


How my father and I shared Cnristmas

Years ago my father, for the first of several times, quietly stated to me: “Christmas was spoiled for me the year my mother asked me to put the ...

December 21st, 2021 |  


Seeking happy smiles and peaceful reflection

I keep stressing about situations over which I have no control. Leaders of world powers are rattling their sabers all over the globe. Too often we can...

December 14th, 2021 |  


Counting the hours

Like most of us, I spent the requisite twelve years in public education learning to read, multiply fractions, and write complete sentences with end pu...

December 7th, 2021 |  


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