NEWS


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Pets of the Week

M’burg business hosts Manitou Red Tour

MECHANICSBURG - The Manitou Red Tour is stopping at all four Apple Farm Service locations over the next month. The Red Tour event provides an opportun...

August 17th, 2018 |  


Chamber accepting applications for Leadership program

Chamber accepting applications for Leadership program

The Champaign County Chamber of Commerce invites community members to apply for its leadership development program, Leadership Champaign County. The p...

August 16th, 2018 |  


Titus Walk/Run for Peace is Sept. 8

Titus Walk/Run for Peace is Sept. 8

The Alicia Titus Memorial Peace Fund announced its 7th annual 5K and 1 Mile Walk/Run for Peace will be held on Saturday, Sept. 8. This year’s ev...

August 16th, 2018 |  


Charitable organization dedicates memorial bridge

MECHANICSBURG – The sixth annual Fearless 5K will take place at 10 a.m. on Saturday at Goshen Memorial Park. Running4Life, the 501(c)(3) non-pro...

August 16th, 2018 |  


MHDAS seeks additional tax

An additional 0.3-mill, three-year property tax for Logan-Champaign Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol Services will be on Champaign and Logan county bal...

August 16th, 2018 |  


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 |  


SPORTS


Urbana to host WL-S in Potato Bowl Friday night

Urbana High School will host West Liberty-Salem in the Potato Bowl football scrimmage Friday night.The scrimmage will begin at 7 p.m.Box meals will be...

August 12th, 2018 |  


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 |  


UU football opens practice

UU football opens practice

The Urbana University football team opened preseason camp this week at UU Stadium.Coach Tyler Haines enters his fourth year leading the Blue Knights i...

August 8th, 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 |  


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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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Extraordinarily bittersweet

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Reunion a sour experience

Carol Marak invites you to opt-in to her weekly newsletter, Age with Purpose

An Aging Matters reader asked, “I would like information about paying high dental costs. Do people have two dental policies? Do they go to Canad...

August 13th, 2018 |  


Pack school lunches safely

Pack school lunches safely

Question: My kids are starting back to school next week, and this year they are packing their lunch for the first time. Any tips on what I need to do ...

August 13th, 2018 |  


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 |  


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