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Catholic Social Services to host focus groups

Catholic Social Services of the Miami Valley (CSSMV) has been selected by the National Aging & Disability Transportation Center (NADTC) to host th...

May 17th, 2022 |  


Fish for free on Father’s Day weekend

Fish for free on Father’s Day weekend

You’re not going be taken hook, line and sinker with this free offer from the state of Ohio.It is for real.Mark your calendars for some free fis...

May 17th, 2022 |  


Fifth-graders welcomed ‘Home!’

Fifth-graders welcomed ‘Home!’

On Friday, May 6, the first annual “House Draft” took place at the Urbana K-8 building. Students who attend Urbana Jr. High are divided in...

May 17th, 2022 |  


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 16th, 2022 |  


ROAD WORK

CHAMPAIGN COUNTY: Weekly Construction UpdateWEEK OF May 16, 2022SIDNEY, Ohio (Friday, May 13, 2022) – The following construction projects are an...

May 16th, 2022 |  


Balloon Fest to be held Sept. 9-10

Balloon Fest to be held Sept. 9-10

Planning for The Balloon Fest – A Hot Air Affair has begun.The event is returning to Grimes Field on Sept. 9-10 from 5-9 p.m. each day. Ticket p...

May 16th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


WL-S advances in D-III baseball sectional

WL-S advances in D-III baseball sectional

WEST LIBERTY – Will Motzko threw a two-hit shutout to lead West Liberty-Salem over Triad, 5-0, in the Division III baseball sectional. The lefth...

May 17th, 2022 |  


Lewis wins first leg of Ohio 300 at Shady Bowl

DeGRAFF – Shady Bowl Speedway played host to the first leg of the Ohio 300 on Saturday night.The series consists of four 75-lap features for the...

May 16th, 2022 |  


Indians knock off Triad in baseball

MECHANICSBURG – Aaron Conley and Brennin Eyink each had 2 RBI as Mechanicsburg downed Triad, 7-0, in OHC baseball on Friday.Conley also earned t...

May 16th, 2022 |  


WL-S track teams sweep OHC North titles

SPRINGFIELD – The West Liberty-Salem track teams swept the OHC North Championships.The Tiger boys won for the second consecutive year. This mark...

May 13th, 2022 |  


Indians advance in D-IV softball sectional

Indians advance in D-IV softball sectional

MECHANICSBURG – Jensen Patterson had a home run and 3 RBI as Mechanicsburg routed Botkins, 18-0, in 5 innings in the Division IV softball sectio...

May 13th, 2022 |  


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LIFE


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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 |  


First baby of 2022

First baby of 2022

The obstetrics team at the Memorial Hospital Miracle Life Center was excited to welcome the first baby of 2022 – Adariah Billie Rose McCarty was...

January 5th, 2022 |  


OPINION


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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 |  


Questions, I have questions

These questions probably sound quite familiar: Where’s the beef? Do you know the way to San Jose? Et tu, Brute? Do you want to be Queen for a Da...

April 19th, 2022 |  


Hazel – No longer in a room down the hall

Tears persisted as I read Kendahl Throckmorton’s beautifully-compelling piece about her precious daughter’s kindergarten plans:Hazel will ...

April 12th, 2022 |  


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