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Taking his first flight

Taking his first flight

Stanley Morgan, age 82, received a ride on a Stinson Sentinel courtesy of Wes and Steven Polsley on Monday morning at Grimes Field. The quest began wh...

May 23rd, 2022 |  


PET OF THE WEEK

PET OF THE WEEK

Paws Animal ShelterMeet Ginnie! Ginnie is a pretty little 6-month-old spayed orange tabby. She can be a little unsure of you at first, however –...

May 21st, 2022 |  


WL-S’s Legge wins Schrand volunteer award

WL-S’s Legge wins Schrand volunteer award

WEST LIBERTY - West Liberty-Salem is pleased to announce this year’s Gloria Schrand Volunteer of the Year. The award, in memory of long-time vol...

May 20th, 2022 |  


Urbana students tour D.C.

Urbana students tour D.C.

Eighth-graders from Urbana Junior High School toured Washington D.C. this week.Students were able to tour a plethora of historic sites, museums and me...

May 20th, 2022 |  


Heritage: Robert Morton Duncan born in Urbana

Heritage: Robert Morton Duncan born in Urbana

Editor’s note: The Urbana Black Heritage Festival will be held at Barbara Howell Park on June 18 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at 213 E. Market St. Thi...

May 20th, 2022 |  


Urbana residents involved in Clark Co. crash

MOOREFIELD TWP. – The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a two-vehicle crash that occurred on Thursday at 12:21 p.m. on State Route 334 ...

May 19th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


Sartin leads Indians to district softball title

Sartin leads Indians to district softball title

VERSAILLES – Mechanicsburg held off Fort Loramie, 10-7, to claim a Division IV district softball title on Friday.Both teams scored four runs in ...

May 23rd, 2022 |  


Racing at Shady Bowl rained out again

DeGRAFF – The rain curse continues for Shady Bowl Speedway as once again the scheduled Saturday night of racing was cancelled.The Kenyon Midgets...

May 23rd, 2022 |  


WL-S girls place second at D-III district

WL-S girls place second at D-III district

ST. PARIS – The West Liberty-Salem girls track and field team took home runner-up honors at the Division III district meet here Saturday.Anna wa...

May 23rd, 2022 |  


WL-S boys win Division II district meet

WL-S boys win Division II district meet

ST. PARIS – The West Liberty-Salem boys team claimed the Division II district track title on Saturday, its first D-II district title in school h...

May 23rd, 2022 |  


Local athletes advance to D-II regional meet

ST. PARIS – The West Liberty-Salem boys team leads after the opening round of the Division II district track meet.West Liberty-Salem has 25 poin...

May 20th, 2022 |  


Kenyon Midgets to make Shady Bowl debut

Kenyon Midgets to make Shady Bowl debut

DeGRAFF – Shady Bowl Speedway will open its gates tonight for the first time to the Indiana-based Kenyon Midget Series.The series is the namesak...

May 20th, 2022 |  


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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 |  


Looking Back – Cable

Looking Back – Cable

This is a 1900 postcard photo (#A1364) of the Cable Pennsylvania Railroad depot. Cable was the next stop on the Pennsylvania Railroad west of Brush La...

January 17th, 2022 |  


WL-S grads excel at University of Cincinnati

WL-S grads excel at University of Cincinnati

Two 2021 West Liberty-Salem graduates, Kaylee Levan and Luke Hudson, now attend the University of Cincinnati. Both are freshmen at UC and part of the ...

January 16th, 2022 |  


Wares celebrate 60 years

Wares celebrate 60 years

Alan and Antoinette Ware, residents of Urbana, recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on December 31.Alan was born and raised in Urbana an...

January 10th, 2022 |  


OPINION


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Commencing to succeed

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Serving on the Board of DD

Commercially speaking

I mostly ignore the commercials interrupting The People’s Court, House Hunters, and Jeopardy! every few minutes. As annoying as they are, I long...

May 10th, 2022 |  


Library board decides not to seek levy renewal

Library board decides not to seek levy renewal

Thank you, Champaign County citizens and taxpayers, for supporting the Champaign County Library over the years. Your support has allowed the library t...

May 9th, 2022 |  


Learning to love math in the elementary years

Learning to love math in the elementary years

Editor’s note: Mechanicsburg has a history of mathematical proficiency. Named after the 19th century settlement of mechanics working at the loca...

May 5th, 2022 |  


Figuring out their futures

I reach for the HIDE button whenever this Facebook share reappears: NORMALIZE SENDING KIDS TO TRADE SCHOOLS WITHOUT MAKING THEM FEEL LESS THAN FOUR-YE...

May 3rd, 2022 |  


April is Autism Acceptance Month

April is Autism Acceptance Month

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

April 26th, 2022 |  


It’s raining violets!

In the 64 years my mother and I shared an earthly presence, I became accustomed to her personal style of oral communication, filled as it was with a u...

April 26th, 2022 |  


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