NEWS


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Taylor to wrestle for gold medal at Olympics
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Community Gardens flourish
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Gift of refreshment

OSU Master Gardener training classes offered in hybrid format

Beginning October 2021, Champaign County, in partnership with Miami County, will offer a Master Gardener Volunteer hybrid training to the residents of...

July 28th, 2021 |  


Allison Road to close Aug. 2

MECHANICSBURG - The Champaign County Engineer, Stephen McCall, has announced that Allison Road in Goshen Township will be closed to through traffic be...

July 28th, 2021 |  


Community Gardens flourish

Community Gardens flourish

The OSU Extension Master Gardener Volunteers have put many hours into the Community Gardens on Market Street this year and they are looking fabulous. ...

July 28th, 2021 |  


Free movie at the Gloria Theatre

Free movie at the Gloria Theatre

The historic Gloria Theatre is bringing back a Saturday morning tradition: kids’ movies on the really big screen. It’s been absent for dec...

July 28th, 2021 |  


Libraries explore themes in novel ‘Homegoing’

Champaign County’s library systems will participate in a virtual program rooted in Tipp City.The Tipp City Public Library has been selected as o...

July 28th, 2021 |  


COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Contact event organizers for updates before attending events/meetings during the COVID-19 restrictions.Friday, July 30The Just 4 Fun Line Dancers: wi...

July 28th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


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Sergeant Donzil Hall honored

WL-S to host Big Orange Running Club

The West Liberty-Salem cross county program will sponsor its annual Big Orange Running Club from July 12-Aug. 12 at Lions Park in West Liberty.The clu...

July 2nd, 2021 |  


Racing at Shady Bowl cancelled due to rain

DeGRAFF – The racing program scheduled for Shady Bowl Speedway tonight was cancelled due to soaking Friday overnight rains and the forecast for ...

June 19th, 2021 updated: June 19th, 2021. |  


Shady Bowl to host ‘Hot Rod’ McElfresh 55

Shady Bowl to host ‘Hot Rod’ McElfresh 55

DeGRAFF – Bill “Hot Rod” McElfresh of Columbus will be honored Saturday night at Shady Bowl Speedway.The race will be 55 laps for th...

May 20th, 2021 |  


Late models to make debut at Shady Bowl

Late models to make debut at Shady Bowl

DeGRAFF – Nearly a month into the 2021 racing season, the Nagel Excavating Late Models will be in action for the first time at Shady Bowl Speedw...

May 6th, 2021 |  


WL-S WINTER AWARDS

Recently, West Liberty-Salem High School hosted its annual Winter Athletic Awards Ceremonies.In bowling, 4-year participation and letter awards went t...

April 30th, 2021 |  


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LIFE


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Looking Back – Uhlman’s
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Sheafers to mark 60th anniversary
Sheafers to mark 60th anniversary

Sheafers to mark 60th anniversary

CASSTOWN - John and Alice Sheafer will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Sunday, August 8, 2021 at th...

July 20th, 2021 updated: July 21st, 2021. |  


Alma Stahl turning 100 years old

FLETCHER — Alma Stahl of Fletcher will be turning 100 years old this month. Family and friends are invited to come celebrate with Stahl between ...

July 20th, 2021 |  


Roberts, Profitt engaged

Roberts, Profitt engaged

The parents of Mallory Roberts and Ryan Profitt announce their engagement and upcoming wedding of their children.Mallory is the daughter of Samuel and...

July 15th, 2021 |  


Looking Back – The Citizens National Bank

Looking Back – The Citizens National Bank

This is a looking back at the Citizens National Bank located at 1 Monument Square, Urbana. The first photo is a postcard photo of the bank building ci...

July 12th, 2021 |  


Urbana Youth Center travels to Get Air in Columbus

Urbana Youth Center travels to Get Air in Columbus

About 95 student members at the Urbana Youth Center (UYC) recently had the opportunity to take a free trip to a trampoline park, Get Air, in Columbus....

July 1st, 2021 |  


OPINION


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That’s a wrap, folks!

Happy Halfway Day to All!

Thursday slipped through last week’s lineup with little fanfare. But for me, July 15 has often been more significant than simply the middle day ...

July 20th, 2021 |  


Busy all year ’round

Busy all year ’round

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

July 14th, 2021 |  


M’burg library offers more than ‘just books’

M’burg library offers more than ‘just books’

Did you know that you can borrow more than just books and DVDs at the library?Mechanicsburg Public Library offers several nontraditional items includi...

July 13th, 2021 |  


The inspired and the inspirational

I can’t help myself. When ESPN airs its promos for the National Spelling Bee, I feel compelled to tune in. Mostly happy childhood memories from ...

July 13th, 2021 |  


The sunny side of the week!

My parents were the quintessential power couple when it came to grumpy kids. My father would accuse us of “bulling around,” and Mother wou...

July 6th, 2021 |  


Mandel’s ‘toxic’ environment is not right for Senate

Josh Mandel is not the right choice for the United States Senate. The Columbus Dispatch reported recently that members of Mandel’s campaign fina...

July 1st, 2021 |  


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