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PET OF THE WEEK
Historical society to host Chomp Hunter

Historical society to host Chomp Hunter

On Aug. 21 at 2 p.m., the Champaign County Historical Society (CCHS) will present William C. Hunter (better known as “Chomp”), a lifelong ...

August 11th, 2022 |  


Tank the Goat

Tank the Goat

Tank the Goat would rather have a shower than a bath from 8th grader Lorelei Wilhelm. .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .neFileBlock p { margin:...

August 11th, 2022 |  


Smoked pork

Smoked pork

Matt Frazier of Frazier’s Smoked Meats removes pork from the smoker. .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .neFileBlock p { margin: 0px 0px 0p...

August 11th, 2022 |  


School year opens with new faces at Urbana

School year opens with new faces at Urbana

A number of changes within the administrative ranks of the Urbana City School District are in place for the start of the 2022-2023 school year.The new...

August 11th, 2022 |  


Long day at the fair

Long day at the fair

Everly Powell, 8, sleeps with her feeder Walter after a long day of shows at the Champaign County Fair. Today is the final day of the fair. .neFileBlo...

August 11th, 2022 |  


CLFEST 22 adds pre-party

CLFEST 22 adds pre-party

WEST LIBERTY - Country Legends Festival in West Liberty has expanded to include two more events to their schedule.The country music festival on Sept. ...

August 11th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


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Urbana defeats North Union
Teeing off at UCC

Teeing off at UCC

Urbana’s Tate Armstrong was medalist with a 73 at the Urbana Classic boys golf tournament at Urbana Country Club.Also for the Hillclimbers, Kaz ...

August 9th, 2022 |  


Shady Bowl hosts big night of racing

Shady Bowl hosts big night of racing

DeGRAFF – If you are a fan of top-notch stock racing and seeing our younger generation have a good time, Shady Bowl Speedway was the place to be...

August 8th, 2022 |  


Indians defeat Greenon in boys golf

Indians defeat Greenon in boys golf

PITCHIN – Mechanicsburg opened the season by defeating Greenon, 155-169, in OHC boys golf at Locust Hills.For Mechanicsburg, Will Reiser was the...

August 5th, 2022 |  


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 |  


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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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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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