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Ultra-met announces scholarship program

Ultra-met has announced a scholarship program for high school graduates. This program allows students to attend Clark State to pursue a manufacturing ...

May 25th, 2022 |  


FFA NEWS

FFA NEWS

2021-2022 West Liberty-Salem FFA Ag Science DayThe high school students of the West Liberty-Salem FFA Chapter put on an Ag Science Day for the element...

May 25th, 2022 |  


FFA NEWS

FFA NEWS

MECHANICSBURG – On Friday, May 13, the Mechanicsburg FFA Chapter hosted its 2021-2022 FFA banquet. The dinner offered to attendees was provided ...

May 25th, 2022 |  


FFA NEWS

FFA NEWS

Urbana 2022 FFA BanquetUrbana FFA held its annual banquet on May 15. Approximately 125 members and guests were in attendance. During the meeting, awar...

May 24th, 2022 |  


Vernon unveils cremation center

Vernon unveils cremation center

The Champaign County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting on Friday, May 20 for The Cremation Center by Vernon. The facility is located at 91 N. ...

May 24th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


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Youth Sports
Indians advance to district baseball final

Indians advance to district baseball final

NEW CARLISLE – Jake Edwards earned the complete game win and had 13 strikeouts as Mechanicsburg defeated Indian Lake, 5-0, in a Division III bas...

May 24th, 2022 |  


Indians fall in softball regional

Indians fall in softball regional

Bradford defeated Mechanicsburg, 13-3, in six innings in a Division IV softball regional semifinal on Tuesday at Northmont. The Indians finish the sea...

May 24th, 2022 |  


Nesbitt wins Phoenix Bass Fishing League event

Nesbitt wins Phoenix Bass Fishing League event

LAKEVIEW, Ohio – Boater Michael Nesbitt of St. Paris caught five bass last Saturday weighing 10 pounds, 3 ounces, to win the MLF Phoenix Bass Fi...

May 24th, 2022 |  


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 |  


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LIFE


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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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All’s right with the world

When Robert Browning in 1841 wrote “The year’s at the spring,” I believe the English poet had in mind the week we just experienced. ...

May 17th, 2022 |  


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 |  


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