NEWS


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County adds 1 COVID-19 case
1:21 pm |    
NMUSAF reopens to public
10:22 pm |    
PETS OF THE WEEK
5:54 pm |    
City pool opens Friday
City pool opens Friday

City pool opens Friday

The city pool at Melvin Miller Park will open Friday, July 3.Initially the COVID-19 pandemic concerns had kept the pool closed earlier in the season, ...

July 2nd, 2020 |  


HEAP Summer Crisis Program has started

The Ohio Development Services Agency and Bridges Community Action Partnership will help income-eligible Ohioans maintain their utility service through...

July 1st, 2020 |  


Library still offering pickup service, short visits

The Champaign County Library is open normal hours of operation with limited building access at both the Urbana and North Lewisburg locations to provid...

July 1st, 2020 |  


Local Meals-on-Wheels volunteers sought

COLUMBUS - LifeCare Alliance, the Midwest’s leading provider of Meals-on-Wheels, is recruiting individuals, companies, social clubs and schools ...

July 1st, 2020 |  


THEN & NOW – Grimes Field

THEN & NOW – Grimes Field

The “Then” circa 1944 aerial photo (#A2553) of Grimes Field Airport, Urbana, was taken looking west across North U.S. Route 68. Shown are ...

July 1st, 2020 |  


SPORTS


Fleming takes Shady Bowl late model main

Fleming takes Shady Bowl late model main

DeGRAFF – Shady Bowl Speedway played host to its third night of racing on Saturday. The Noble Armor Coating Late Models, the Heath and Son’...

June 14th, 2020 |  


What might the season look like for Ohio State?

Remember the good old days all the way back in January and February when the biggest questions about Ohio State football were who was going to be the ...

May 11th, 2020 |  


High school spring sports season cancelled

COLUMBUS – The Ohio High School Athletic Association informed member schools this week that spring sports are now cancelled, as Ohio Governor Mi...

April 21st, 2020 |  


Free fishing licenses available in Ohio

There are many people in Ohio who are eligible for a free fishing license.First of all, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), ...

April 13th, 2020 |  


OHSAA updates schools on status of spring sports

OHSAA updates schools on status of spring sports

COLUMBUS – The Ohio High School Athletic Association released an update sent to its member schools on the status of the delayed spring sports se...

April 9th, 2020 |  


MULTIMEDIA - PHOTO STORE


LIFE


7:20 pm |    
Gardners celebrate 50th
11:14 am |    
Browns celebrate 50th
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Smith/Karns
Smiths celebrate 40th

Smiths celebrate 40th

Steve and Valerie (Mohr) Smith of Mechanicsburg will celebrate this year’s 40th wedding anniversary with a family cruise the summer of 2021.The ...

April 6th, 2020 |  


BIRTHS

Bexley Addison ZischlerBexley Addison Zischler was born March 9, 2020, at OSU Hospital, weighing 7 pounds, 3 ounces and measuring 19 inches, to Krysta...

March 12th, 2020 |  


Souders celebrate 25th

Souders celebrate 25th

Jade and Liza (Midgley) Souders of Urbana celebrated their 25th anniversary with a trip to Gatlinburg, Tennessee.They were married in 1994 in The Litt...

February 21st, 2020 |  


ME senior donates $3K to shelter

ME senior donates $3K to shelter

MIAMI COUNTY — While it may be awhile before she can again enjoy the peanut butter and chocolate dessert, Miami East High School senior Kearsten...

February 20th, 2020 |  


Baldwins celebrate 50th

Baldwins celebrate 50th

Frank and Nancy (Lokai) Baldwin of Urbana are celebrating their 50th anniversary. They were married on Jan. 31, 1970, in Urbana.They have two sons, Ma...

January 31st, 2020 |  


BIRTHS

Luke Harrison ErwinLuke Harrison Erwin was born Aug. 26, 2019, at 1:16 a.m. in Madison County Hospital to Heather Hurley Erwin and Alek D. Erwin. Mate...

December 19th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Local group disagrees with AP Stylebook

Elana Schor’s article “Abortion foes vent disappointment after Supreme Court ruling (Urbana Daily Citizen, Tuesday, June 30, 2020, p. 3) i...

July 1st, 2020 |  


Still celebrating after all these years

For 244 years now, we have been celebrating a brash idea committed to paper in Philadelphia and signed by 56 Founding Fathers, more than half of whom ...

June 30th, 2020 |  


Respond to the 2020 Census

Respond to the 2020 Census

The 2020 census is underway and our efforts to count every single Ohioan will not stop because of the pandemic. Ohioans can respond to the census safe...

June 30th, 2020 |  


Salad recall prompts questions of parasite

Salad recall prompts questions of parasite

QUESTION: I read something about a salad recall due to cyclospora, but I’ve not really heard about cyclospora before – what is it? ANSWER:...

June 29th, 2020 |  


Sheriff’s sale purchase a boondoggle

I bought a house at sheriff’s auction. Big mistake! No, I’m not talking about the condition of the house, all the work cleaning it up or t...

June 29th, 2020 |  


Once something is bearable, debate is over

This is a quote from Dan Hodges, a British political commentator: “In retrospect, Sandy Hook marked the end of the U.S. gun control debate. Once...

June 29th, 2020 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA