NEWS


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Pets of the Week
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Happy Birthday!
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OSU Alumni gather
Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday!

Urbana native and resident Dorothy Fenton Headlee, middle, recently celebrated her 100th birthday with an open house at Hearthstone Farm, Urbana. More...

August 16th, 2018 |  


Event offers dog show, adoption events

Event offers dog show, adoption events

Freshwater Farms of Ohio will host Dawg Days Weekend, Aug. 17 and 18, the third of the farm’s outdoor Summer Concert Series. The weekend will fe...

August 15th, 2018 |  


Sycamore House up for $25,000 grant

Sycamore House Pregnancy and Family Life Center, Urbana, is one of several causes that can acquire a $25,000 grant if they become one of the top 40 vo...

August 15th, 2018 |  


Hurst sworn in as newest Urbana police officer

Hurst sworn in as newest Urbana police officer

On Tuesday, Officer Keith Hurst, 25, was sworn in as the newest member of the Urbana Police Division by Judge Gil S. Weithman in front of family, Urba...

August 15th, 2018 |  


A glorious day for golf

A glorious day for golf

The Annual Bill Butler Champaign Open golf tournament was held at the Urbana Country Club on Wednesday. Proceeds from the long-running event are held ...

August 15th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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UU football opens practice

Shady Bowl Speedway to host Kids Night tonight

DeGRAFF – Shady Bowl Speedway promoter Rick Young has announced that today will be the annual “Kids Night” at the track.The highligh...

August 10th, 2018 |  


Tapp Classic goes to Stapleton

Tapp Classic goes to Stapleton

DeGRAFF – Shady Bowl Speedway was the place to be for short track racing fans on Saturday.Eighteen of the tri-state’s top modifeds took th...

August 5th, 2018 |  


Harness racing at the fair set for Aug. 7-9

Harness racing has always been an Ohio county fair tradition.Ohio Standardbreds are important to Ohio agriculture, too.Did you know Ohio leads the nat...

August 1st, 2018 |  


Huston returning to Urbana announcing roots

Hall of Fame announcer Roger Huston will make a return appearance to the place that launched his career when he visits the Champaign County Fair on Tu...

August 1st, 2018 |  


Blackford Memorial at Shady Bowl

Blackford Memorial at Shady Bowl

DeGRAFF – Shady Bowl Speedway will remember two drivers in a special program tonight – weather permitting.The Blackford Memorial, a 55-lap...

July 27th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


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Flemings celebrate 50th
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Johnsons celebrate 50th
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Millers celebrate 65th
Oglesbees celebrate 50th

Oglesbees celebrate 50th

Glenn and Sharon (Group) Oglesbee of Largo, Florida, will celebrate their 50th anniversary Aug. 10. They were married on that date in 1968 at Fifth Lu...

August 1st, 2018 |  


Birth

Harriet “Hattie” Louise KnightHarriet “Hattie” Louise Knight was born Thursday July 19, 2018. She weighed 8.9 pounds and measu...

July 30th, 2018 |  


Zerkles celebrate 50th

Zerkles celebrate 50th

ST. PARIS - Karl (Ernie) Zerkle and Sheryl L. (Crego) Zerkle of St. Paris celebrated their 50 years of marriage with a trip to Amish Country. They wer...

July 9th, 2018 |  


Melton/Uhlenbrock

Melton/Uhlenbrock

Brandie Loren Melton of Fairborn, daughter of Larry and Michaelle Melton of Springfield, and Joshua Tyler Uhlenbrock of Fairborn, son of Stephen and C...

July 1st, 2018 |  


Births

Jacob Christian MarrattaJacob Christian Marratta was born June 25, 2018, at 10:02 a.m. weighing 8 pounds, 3 ounces and measuring 21.5 inches at Mercy ...

June 27th, 2018 |  


Stolls celebrate 50th

Stolls celebrate 50th

Terry Ray and Anita Lynn (Brown) Stoll of Urbana will celebrate their 50th anniversary with their family in Traverse City, Michigan, later this summer...

June 22nd, 2018 |  


OPINION


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Reunion a sour experience

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Pack school lunches safely

Hess answers Puglia’s letter

This letter is a comment on the letter from Robert Puglia published Aug. 10 in the Urbana Daily Citizen:There are 48 places of opportunity in Mexico t...

August 13th, 2018 |  


A list maker at heart

I am an inveterate list maker. I always considered list making an occupational necessity; but eight retirement years later, I still begin each day by ...

August 12th, 2018 |  


I vote for human decency

There is no more illustrative example of moral relativism than that of a self-avowed Christian who applauds and encourages the cruelty of an absolutis...

August 9th, 2018 |  


‘I voted for a fighter’

This letter is regarding a letter to the editor published July 27.Considering our many individual freedoms - religion, speech, assembly, political cho...

August 8th, 2018 |  


Air ambulance companies have consumers in death grip

Two years ago in this space I told the story of a Mississippi woman, Katherine Green, who got caught in the unsavory business practices of the air amb...

August 6th, 2018 |  


Unfinished business

It was a treat to read Jan Ebert’s column, “The Music Stand.” She spent her three-part series “checking up” on Champaign...

August 5th, 2018 |  


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