NEWS


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Scramblin’ for bacon
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In the pink for a pig
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Fair winners
‘Free Range Day’ is August 20

‘Free Range Day’ is August 20

Be sure to check out a free event on Saturday, Aug. 20 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at two of Ohio’s Public State Shooting Ranges that are within a 50-mi...

August 8th, 2022 |  


AREA BRIEFS

Cruise in is August 20SOUTH CHARLESTON - American Legion Post 176 will hold its 28th annual “Cruzin’ the Park” car cruise on Saturda...

August 8th, 2022 |  


Schipfer is 2022 fair queen

Schipfer is 2022 fair queen

Danielle Schipfer of Mechanicsburg was chosen from 12 contestants to be the 2022 Champaign County Fair Queen. The contest is sponsored by Vernon Funer...

August 7th, 2022 |  


OSU Alumni host send-off

OSU Alumni host send-off

The Ohio State Alumni Club of Champaign County held its Summer Send-Off Picnic at Pretty Prairie Farm on July 31. Alumni and current students from Cha...

August 5th, 2022 |  


Presbyterian church hosts music series

First Presbyterian Church of Urbana is announcing its August schedule for special music:August 7: Jane Martin and Janet Ebert organ/piano duets;August...

August 5th, 2022 |  


PET OF THE WEEK

PET OF THE WEEK

PAWS Animal ShelterMeet Nala!Nala is a very pretty 1-year-old black and white cat. She came to the shelter pregnant and had her four kittens in a fost...

August 5th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


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Teeing off at UCC
UHS alumni game

UHS alumni game

The Urbana High School alumni boys soccer squad beat the current UHS team, 8-4, Saturday night. Pictured is alum Daniel Westcott battling for the ball...

August 2nd, 2022 |  


NIL likely in Ohio prep sports

COLUMBUS – Doug Ute, the executive director of the Ohio High School Athletic Association, believes name, image and likeness (NIL) is coming to O...

August 2nd, 2022 |  


Parker wins wild Sceva Memorial at Shady Bowl

Parker wins wild Sceva Memorial at Shady Bowl

DeGRAFF – Shady Bowl Speedway honored the memory of its most popular driver and his son Saturday night.The annual Neal Sceva Memorial unfortunat...

August 1st, 2022 |  


Shady Bowl to host Sceva Memorial

Shady Bowl to host Sceva Memorial

DeGRAFF – Saturday night, Shady Bowl Speedway will pay tribute to perhaps the most popular driver to race at the rural oval.It will be the ̶...

July 28th, 2022 |  


Racing postponed due to inclement weather

DeGRAFF – Heavy rains, high winds and lightning forced Shady Bowl Speedway promoter Rick Young to cancel Saturday night’s racing program.I...

July 25th, 2022 |  


Blackford Memorial tonight at Shady Bowl

Blackford Memorial tonight at Shady Bowl

DeGRAFF – Shady Bowl Speedway will remember two drivers in a special program tonight.The Blackford Memorial, a 55-lap feature for the Dave Nagel...

July 22nd, 2022 |  


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LIFE


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Henry wedding
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Cecil, Little engaged
Burroughs, Henry engaged

Burroughs, Henry engaged

William Whitt of Springfield and Heidi (Ty) Burroughs of St. Paris proudly announce the engagement of their daughter Kali Whitt to Tristen Henry. Tris...

May 31st, 2022 |  


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 |  


OPINION


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It’s what we do!

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Reading for real

It’s all a Hodge-Pourri-Podge!

It is mid-July again, synonymous with mid-summer as far as I am concerned. During my teaching years, that was when I tried to unwind, knowing school w...

July 19th, 2022 |  


Just yesterday … several decades ago

On Sunday, trying to overcome protracted procrastination to write this week’s article, I checked Facebook one more time – and suddenly cha...

July 12th, 2022 |  


Working hard all summer long

Working hard all summer long

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is one in a series of outreach columns from the Champaign County Board of Developmental Disabilities.Summer 2022 is just as ...

July 12th, 2022 |  


Living layer by layer

How does a girl celebrate her birth? With family photos, of course! Anna Joyce Passarelli was posing with Daddy David, Mommy Kelsey, and Brother Sam, ...

July 5th, 2022 |  


The very best summers

There has been no need to check the calendar to know that summer is now firmly in charge. With oppressive levels of heat and humidity waving around, I...

June 28th, 2022 |  


Books I have read by authors I know

Several years ago, during my early Boomer Blog days, I also had one of the seminal reading experiences of my life - I absolutely devoured Team of Riva...

June 21st, 2022 |  


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