NEWS


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PETS OF THE WEEK
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UHS students of the month
UJHS students of month

UJHS students of month

Five Points House teachers at Urbana Junior High chose Jessica Rooney as a November Student of the Month.Toll Run House teachers at Urbana Junior High...

December 5th, 2019 |  


Habitat for Humanity hosts Cookie Walk on Saturday

Habitat for Humanity of Champaign County will host its 3rd annual Cookie Walk on Saturday at the ReStore, 955 N. Main St., Urbana. Starting at 9 a.m.,...

December 5th, 2019 |  


McIntosh home open for CACC tour

McIntosh home open for CACC tour

Editor’s note: This is one of several daily profiles of tour sites on the Cancer Association of Champaign County’s Candlelight Tour of Hom...

December 5th, 2019 |  


COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Friday, December 6St. Paris Public Library Outreach at Rosewood United Methodist Church: noon-5 p.m.Visit Santa at Santa Land: 5-8 p.m., Oxner’s...

December 5th, 2019 |  


Regional Toy Drive in full swing

Regional Toy Drive in full swing

DEGRAFF - Tyler Slaven and his sister Monica Slaven have been very busy with their annual Toy Drive over the past few weeks.“The Toy Drive is in...

December 4th, 2019 |  


COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Thursday, December 5Toy Swap - 7 p.m. at Life Net Fellowship, 142 Dellinger Rd., Urbana. Like-new toy donations accepted up until the event, after whi...

December 4th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


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Piqua girls knock off Graham
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Bears rally to defeat Lions, 24-20

DETROIT (AP) — Mitchell Trubisky started and closed strong to overcome some shaky decisions and plays in between to keep the Chicago Bears in th...

November 28th, 2019 |  


Blue Knights fall to Wheeling, 59-51

WHEELING, W. Va. – The Urbana University men’s basketball team suffered a 59-51 setback at Wheeling University Tuesday night in the Blue K...

November 27th, 2019 |  


Hudson leads UU women to win over Wheeling

WHEELING, W. Va. – Sylvia Hudson scored 24 points and Tyra James logged her fourth straight double-double as Urbana University women’s bas...

November 27th, 2019 |  


Piqua girls knock off Graham

Piqua girls knock off Graham

ST. PARIS – Piqua downed Graham, 56-40, Tuesday night in non-league girls basketball.The Falcons led, 15-9, at the end of the first quarter but ...

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Mays takes last YSU snap of the season

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Joe Alessi ran for 103 yards and the Youngstown State defense shut down Illinois State for a 21-3 upset over the FCS six...

November 24th, 2019 |  


Freshmen Tehree Horn and Mario Lacy Jr. each tallied 18 points and four rebounds for the Urbana University men’s basketball team, but it wasn...

November 24th, 2019 |  


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LIFE


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Vargos celebrate 46th
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Smiths celebrate 50th
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Smiths celebrate 50th
Ritchies celebrate 50th

Ritchies celebrate 50th

Patrick and Ruth Ritchie of Mechanicsburg will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Oct. 10. They were married on that date in 1969 by the late Rev. Al...

October 1st, 2019 |  


Slones celebrate 67th

Slones celebrate 67th

James Erwin and Virginia Slone of Urbana will be celebrating 67 years of marriage on Sept. 29. They were married on that date in 1951 by Rev. Stanley....

September 25th, 2019 |  


BIRTHS

Lucas Ryan David DixonLucas Ryan David Dixon was born Sept. 18, 2019, at 7:51 a.m., weighing 8 pounds, 10 ounces and measuring 21 inches, in Marysvill...

September 20th, 2019 |  


Richardson case put into perspective

The case of Brooke Skylar Richardson (Urbana Daily Citizen, Sep. 13, p. 9) ended with her getting probation for three years after spending time in pri...

September 16th, 2019 |  


Bush/Ruoff

Bush/Ruoff

Mr. and Mrs. James Bush of Urbana announce the engagement of their daughter, Melissa Bush of Columbus, to Seth Ruoff of Columbus.The bride-elect atten...

September 12th, 2019 |  


OPINION


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Why trust matters
How to handle diabetes during the holidays

How to handle diabetes during the holidays

QUESTION: I was recently diagnosed with diabetes and am not sure how to manage my disease as I go through the holiday season. Do you have any tips on ...

December 2nd, 2019 |  


The inevitability of nostalgia whiplash

Obviously, the point of this column most weeks is nostalgia. With little effort, I slip into a reverie of the past, fitting together words and phrases...

December 2nd, 2019 |  


Meal programs struggle as funding dwindles

Two years ago in Dallas I met an 85-year-old woman and her 65-year-old son. Both were very hungry with almost no food in their fridge or in their cupb...

December 1st, 2019 |  


Heed safety tips this holiday season

I hope you have a heart-filled holiday season with family and friends, even the furry kind.The following home safety tips landed in my email box and I...

November 29th, 2019 |  


Our tax dollars shouldn’t go to fuel China’s rise

Our tax dollars shouldn’t go to fuel China’s rise

When U.S. taxpayers send their hard-earned money to the government, they shouldn’t worry that it’s being used to fuel economic and militar...

November 26th, 2019 |  


How long is too long for holiday leftovers?

How long is too long for holiday leftovers?

QUESTION: I typically make a large turkey (22 pounds) and plenty of trimmings because my family loves Thanksgiving leftovers. How many days after the ...

November 26th, 2019 |  


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