NEWS


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Pets of the Week
10:23 pm |    
Local obstetrician retiring
11:36 am |    
Care package assembly
Urbana Students of the Month

Urbana Students of the Month

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December 11th, 2018 updated: December 11th, 2018. |  


DAR to lay wreaths as part of national event

The local chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will conduct a special wreath-laying ceremony on Saturday at Oak Dale Cemetery, as part ...

December 11th, 2018 |  


Holidays on stage and screen at the Gloria

Holidays on stage and screen at the Gloria

Beginning Thursday, area residents can enjoy four consecutive evenings of holiday music and fun at the Gloria Theatre. Five local choirs will perform ...

December 11th, 2018 |  


Mechanicsburg library undergoing sidewalk repairs

MECHANICSBURG - The Mechanicsburg Public Library plans to stay open during repairs to our sidewalk and doors. We are doing some badly needed repairs a...

December 11th, 2018 |  


Johnson to retire as CEO of CRSI

Johnson to retire as CEO of CRSI

Than Johnson, who has served as the CEO of Champaign Residential Services Inc. (CRSI) since 1982, has announced his intention to retire at the end of ...

December 10th, 2018 |  


Holiday brings out the love

Holiday brings out the love

Angela Hill kisses a cow that’s all dressed up for yuletide joy during Christmas in the Village festivities in Mechanicsburg on Saturday. The do...

December 10th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


11:04 pm |    
Otterbein rallies to beat UU
UU wrestlers fall to WJU, 43-5

UU wrestlers fall to WJU, 43-5

Wrestling officially returned to the Grimes Center as Urbana University hosted its first home dual Saturday against No. 7 Wheeling Jesuit. The Blue Kn...

December 9th, 2018 |  


Tigers, Indians prevail in OHC girls basketball

MILFORD CENTER – WL-S routed Fairbanks, 65-10, in OHC girls basketball.The Tigers led, 36-2, at the half.For WL-S (1-3, 1-0), Gabby Hollar had 1...

December 7th, 2018 |  


UU men prevail in home opener

UU men prevail in home opener

The Urbana University men’s basketball team edged Wheeling Jesuit, 77-73, in a back-and-forth MEC battle Saturday afternoon at the Grimes Center...

December 2nd, 2018 |  


Blue Knight women nip Wheeling Jesuit, 80-78

Urbana University’s women’s basketball team overcame an eight-point deficit in the fourth quarter to defeat Wheeling Jesuit, 80-78, on Sat...

December 2nd, 2018 |  


West Liberty U. teams sweep UU in basketball

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va. – West Liberty University knocked off Urbana University, 95-56, in MEC women’s basketball on Wednesday.The Blue Knight...

November 28th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


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Vargos celebrate 45th
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Niswongers celebrate 50th
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Conkels celebrate 50th
Lanhams celebrate 50th

Lanhams celebrate 50th

Retired Col. John W. Lanham and Mrs. Carol S. Lanham of Woodstock celebrated their 50th anniversary Oct. 18. They were married on that date in 1968 by...

October 18th, 2018 |  


Dickert, Sauter to wed

Dickert, Sauter to wed

Rick Dickert, son of Richard and Carolyn Dickert of Urbana and Erin Sauter, daughter of Richard and Linda Sauter of Pickerington, announce their engag...

October 15th, 2018 |  


Headlees celebrate 50th

Headlees celebrate 50th

Larry and Karen (Hartzler) Headlee of Urbana will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 20. They were married on that date in 1968 by the R...

October 15th, 2018 |  


Zooks celebrate 60th

Zooks celebrate 60th

Gailen and Jeanne (Evans) Zook of St. Paris will celebrate their 60th anniversary Oct. 4. They were married on that date in 1958 by the Rev. Forest As...

October 2nd, 2018 |  


Timmonses celebrate 70th

Timmonses celebrate 70th

Ivan and Vivian (Blue) Timmons of Urbana will celebrate their 70th anniversary with a dinner with their children.They were married Oct 16, 1948, at th...

September 30th, 2018 |  


OPINION


Picky eating is normal part of early childhood

Picky eating is normal part of early childhood

Question: My 4-year-old refuses to eat anything that is the color red — no red apples, tomatoes, red peppers or even pepperoni on his pizza. He ...

December 10th, 2018 |  


Images of a fond farewell

Last week we experienced a sad but in some ways welcome respite from our current day-to-day noise as we celebrated the consequential life of George He...

December 9th, 2018 |  


Get on the waitlist for Carol Marak’s Facebook subscription group and learn how to plan for aging well. Send an email to carol@seniorcare.com and say you’re interested in the group.

A few weeks ago, a reader asked, “Can you tell me the differences between a geriatric care manager and a patient advocate? I hear the two terms ...

December 6th, 2018 |  


Among my biggest disappointments in politics

Among my biggest disappointments in politics

The other day, a friend asked what surprised me most about politics. This may seem strange, but I’d never really thought about the question.My r...

December 5th, 2018 |  


Should your aging parents still be driving?

Going home for the holidays has layers of significance for adult children, particularly those who live out of town. It remains a time of togetherness ...

December 3rd, 2018 |  


Being sick as a kid

I recently happened across one of those “Who Remembers?” websites that feature relics from yesteryear: barber poles, paper dolls, typewrit...

December 2nd, 2018 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA