NEWS


10:38 pm |    
PETS OF THE WEEK
Barhorst to serve on the House Insurance Committee

Barhorst to serve on the House Insurance Committee

COLUMBUS – Ohio House Speaker Jason Stephens (R-Kitts Hill) appointed State Representative Tim Barhorst (R-Fort Loraime) on Tuesday to vice-chai...

January 25th, 2023 |  


UHS DECA Students Advance to State Competition

UHS DECA Students Advance to State Competition

UHS DECA Students Advance to State CompetitionTwenty six of 39 Urbana High School DECA members punched their ticket to the Ohio DECA State Career Deve...

January 25th, 2023 |  


TRIAD HIGH SCHOOL HONOR ROLL

TRIAD HIGH SCHOOL 2nd 9 WEEKSHONOR ROLL 2022-23Hall of Fame (4.00-3.750):Morgan Alexander, Cameryn Allison, Kenadie Austin, Hailey Blackburn, Garret B...

January 24th, 2023 |  


Visit Mechanicsburg Public Library’s Story Walk at Goshen Park

MECHANICSBURG - The Mechanicsburg Public Library invites people of all ages to visit the new StoryWalk at Goshen Park. A Story Walk is a delightful, i...

January 24th, 2023 |  


Snow returns to the area

Snow returns to the area

Local resident Dave Case plows his driveway after Saturday night’s snowfall. More snow is predicted tonight and Wednesday. .neFileBlock { margi...

January 23rd, 2023 |  


SPORTS


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DeLong commits to Florida State

Urbana, Graham fall in boys hoops

HILLIARD – Urbana lost to Hilliard Bradley, 47-36, in non-league boys basketball.The Hillclimbers trailed, 28-13, at the half.For UHS (6-2), Wil...

December 31st, 2022 |  


Falcons win GMVWA holiday tournament

VANDALIA – Graham won the Greater Miami Valley Wrestling Association’s Holiday Tournament small team and overall titles with 289.5 points,...

December 29th, 2022 |  


Falcons lead at GMVWA tournament

VANDALIA – Graham was leading the small school division of the GMVWA Holiday Wrestling Tournament at the Vandalia Butler Activity Center after T...

December 28th, 2022 |  


Graham defeats Versailles in wrestling

Graham defeats Versailles in wrestling

ST. PARIS – Graham defeated Versailles in a dual wrestling match on Senior Night.Varsity results:190 Chett Mannier (G) md 9-0 Ethan Stover (V)21...

December 24th, 2022 |  


Indians defeat New Bremen in girls hoops

NEW BREMEN – Mechanicsburg defeated New Bremen, 68-47, in non-league girls basketball.The Indians led, 29-22, at the half.For Mechanicsburg (8-3...

December 24th, 2022 |  


WL-S, Triad earn wins in boys basketball

DeGRAFF – Taran Logwood had a team-high 23 points as West Liberty-Salem beat Riverside, 56-51, in non-league boys basketball.For the Tigers (5-3...

December 24th, 2022 |  


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LIFE


7:38 pm |    
Bucks mark 74th anniversary
Purks mark 35th anniversary

Purks mark 35th anniversary

Bill and Keri Petty Purk will celebrate their 35th anniversary on Dec. 24, 2022.They were married on that date in 1987 in Sidney, Ohio, at the home of...

December 13th, 2022 |  


Vernons mark 30th anniversary

Vernons mark 30th anniversary

Mr. & Mrs. David and Tammy Vernon celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary over the weekend.The couple was married on Nov. 27, 1992 in Bethany Un...

November 28th, 2022 |  


Marshes mark 25th anniversary

Marshes mark 25th anniversary

Gregg and Cynthia Tehan Marsh will be celebrating their 25th anniversary on Nov. 29, 2022. They were married on that date in 1997 by the Rev. Larry Po...

November 17th, 2022 |  


Vargos celebrate 49th

Vargos celebrate 49th

Charles and Beverly Vargo of Urbana will celebrate their 49th anniversary on Nov. 21.They have four children, 15 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchild...

November 7th, 2022 |  


Castles mark 65th

Castles mark 65th

Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Castle of Mechanicsburg recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary with a gathering of their close and loving family. The g...

October 13th, 2022 |  


Slones to mark 71st

Slones to mark 71st

James Erwin and Virginia Slone of Urbana will celebrate their 71st wedding anniversary on the September 29. They were married on that date in 1951 by ...

September 20th, 2022 |  


OPINION


8:30 pm |    

The Case for Minutiae

Wishin’ and Hopin’ and Thinkin’ and Prayin’

A simple postage stamp recently sent me down “memory lane” again in search of “the good old days.” I’m never quite sure ...

January 10th, 2023 |  


Kitchen scrap gardening? Regrow your fruits and vegetables!

Kitchen scrap gardening? Regrow your fruits and vegetables!

Looking for something to do different in 2023 besides the same ole boring “lose 5 pounds” or “exercise more” or any other asso...

January 4th, 2023 |  


’Tis the Season for Spectives!

To close out each year’s calendar, I indulge in a final pleasure that is retrospective in nature: a celebration of the accumulated achievements ...

January 3rd, 2023 |  


Yes! Yes, We Do!

Thirty-some county fairs ago, I attended for the first and only time a demolition derby. I still don’t completely understand this motorsport, in...

December 27th, 2022 |  


The Magic of Christmas

Here is my favorite Christmas story, one I wrote as a gift for my parents several years ago. Perhaps my reminiscences will help you remember the magic...

December 20th, 2022 |  


Football, Soccer, Fussball: All the Same to Me!

It will amaze my family and friends that I’m even attempting to write about soccer, while my acquaintances in the land of Fussball will be appal...

December 13th, 2022 |  


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