NEWS


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PET OF THE WEEK
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UHS stadium upgrade proposed
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Turning up the speed
UPD hosts state-mandated training

UPD hosts state-mandated training

This week, the Urbana Police Division hosted training for local law enforcement officers to attend 24 hours of in-service training to complete the 202...

May 12th, 2022 |  


CCAC Summer Kickoff Concert Friday, June 10

Champaign County Arts Council (CCAC) is launching its annual summer concert series with a large kickoff event Friday, June 10 at 5 p.m. with bands, fo...

May 12th, 2022 |  


Scholarship Bike Ride set for June 5

Scholarship Bike Ride set for June 5

Members of the Ohio State Alumni Club of Champaign County discussed plans for their upcoming Scholarship Bike Ride scheduled for Sunday, June 5 from 9...

May 10th, 2022 |  


UHS STUDENTS OF MONTH

UHS STUDENTS OF MONTH

The Urbana High School Students of the Month are freshmen Alizabeth Upchurch and Corynn Ryan. .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .neFileBlock p { ...

May 10th, 2022 |  


4-H NEWS

On Sunday, April 24, the Champaign County Shooting Sports 4-H Club met at the fairgrounds in the Merchant’s Building. The members of the club st...

May 10th, 2022 |  


More experts set for Appraisal Fair

More experts set for Appraisal Fair

When cleaning out your grandmother’s attic, what unusual item did you find?If you have no idea what it is, maybe one of the antique experts at t...

May 10th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


WL-S athletes sign letters of intent

WL-S athletes sign letters of intent

Three West Liberty-Salem volleyball players recently signed college letters of intent. (Left to right) Michele Smith is going to Clark State, Ally Gav...

May 12th, 2022 |  


Tigers fall in D-III softball sectional

CARLISLE – WL-S lost to top-seeded Carlisle, 16-5, in the Division III softball sectional.For the Tigers (6-13), Aubrey Williams went 3 for 3 wi...

May 12th, 2022 |  


WL-S nips Troy Christian in baseball

WEST LIBERTY – WL-S defeated Troy Christian, 1-0, in non-league action as two Tiger pitchers combined to throw a shutout.Logan Saylor was the wi...

May 12th, 2022 |  


Indians beat Trotwood Madison in baseball

MECHANICSBURG – The Indians defeated Trotwood Madison, 18-0, in 5 innings in non-league baseball.Mechanicsburg scored 12 runs in the first innin...

May 11th, 2022 |  


Rooney/Hoskins qualify for district tennis

TROY – The Urbana first doubles team of Kyle Rooney and Zach Hoskins have advanced to the sectional finals and have also qualified for the distr...

May 11th, 2022 |  


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LIFE


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Roberts, Profitt wed
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Grahams celebrate 50th
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 |  


First baby of 2022

First baby of 2022

The obstetrics team at the Memorial Hospital Miracle Life Center was excited to welcome the first baby of 2022 – Adariah Billie Rose McCarty was...

January 5th, 2022 |  


OPINION


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Commercially speaking

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 |  


Questions, I have questions

These questions probably sound quite familiar: Where’s the beef? Do you know the way to San Jose? Et tu, Brute? Do you want to be Queen for a Da...

April 19th, 2022 |  


Hazel – No longer in a room down the hall

Tears persisted as I read Kendahl Throckmorton’s beautifully-compelling piece about her precious daughter’s kindergarten plans:Hazel will ...

April 12th, 2022 |  


Bail reform legislation has widespread bipartisan support

Bail reform legislation has widespread bipartisan support

A recent Ohio Supreme Court decision reached by following existing law has prompted renewed focus on changing the state’s bail system for people...

April 5th, 2022 |  


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