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New restaurant in Urbana

New restaurant in Urbana

The Champaign County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting on Friday, May 13 for Urbana’s new Venezuelan restaurant, Abuela’s Kitchen....

May 24th, 2022 |  


Soldier’s remains to arrive Wednesday

Soldier’s remains to arrive Wednesday

The remains of a soldier killed during the Korean War will return to Urbana on Wednesday at approximately 5 p.m. The procession will enter the city on...

May 23rd, 2022 |  


ROAD WORK

CHAMPAIGN COUNTY: Weekly Construction UpdateWEEK OF May 23, 2022SIDNEY – The following construction projects are anticipated to affect state hig...

May 23rd, 2022 |  


Mechanicsburg Alumni Association awards scholarships

MECHANICSBURG - The Mechanicsburg Alumni Association is pleased to present scholarships to 5 seniors from the class of 2022.The Homer R. Evans Scholar...

May 23rd, 2022 |  


Taking his first flight

Taking his first flight

Stanley Morgan, age 82, received a ride on a Stinson Sentinel courtesy of Wes and Steven Polsley on Monday morning at Grimes Field. The quest began wh...

May 23rd, 2022 |  


PET OF THE WEEK

PET OF THE WEEK

Paws Animal ShelterMeet Ginnie! Ginnie is a pretty little 6-month-old spayed orange tabby. She can be a little unsure of you at first, however –...

May 21st, 2022 |  


SPORTS


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Youth Sports
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 |  


WL-S girls place second at D-III district

WL-S girls place second at D-III district

ST. PARIS – The West Liberty-Salem girls track and field team took home runner-up honors at the Division III district meet here Saturday.Anna wa...

May 23rd, 2022 |  


WL-S boys win Division II district meet

WL-S boys win Division II district meet

ST. PARIS – The West Liberty-Salem boys team claimed the Division II district track title on Saturday, its first D-II district title in school h...

May 23rd, 2022 |  


Local athletes advance to D-II regional meet

ST. PARIS – The West Liberty-Salem boys team leads after the opening round of the Division II district track meet.West Liberty-Salem has 25 poin...

May 20th, 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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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 |  


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 |  


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