NEWS


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Shriners install officers
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Downhill sledding fun
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PET OF THE WEEK
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January sun
Oasis of Mercy now serves 5 counties

Oasis of Mercy now serves 5 counties

MECHANICSBURG - Oasis of Mercy food pantry in Mechanicsburg has grown exponentially since its start six years ago.Scott Spinner, president of the Oasi...

January 20th, 2022 |  


Time to test homes for radon

Time to test homes for radon

Champaign Health District (CHD) is working with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in a nationwide campaign to educate Americans about the...

January 20th, 2022 |  


Guard members arrive at SRMC

Guard members arrive at SRMC

The Ohio National Guard has arrived at Mercy Health – Springfield Regional Medical Center, according to information from Mercy Health released o...

January 19th, 2022 |  


WL-S girls team gives back on holiday

WL-S girls team gives back on holiday

WEST LIBERTY – The West Liberty-Salem girls track and field team spent Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day as a “day on,” not a day off,...

January 18th, 2022 |  


WL-S names Seniors of the Month

WL-S names Seniors of the Month

West Liberty-Salem has named the following Seniors of the Month for January.NAME: Adam LaRocheSCHOOL: West Liberty-SalemPARENTS: Dan and Tez LaRocheSc...

January 18th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


Mechanicsburg downs Piqua in boys bowling

The Mechanicsburg boys bowling team beat Piqua, 2,823-2,630, in non-league action.The Indians were led by Eli Mayberry, who rolled games of 210 and 22...

January 24th, 2022 |  


Mechanicsburg tops Triad in girls hoops

Mechanicsburg tops Triad in girls hoops

NORTH LEWISBURG – Mechanicsburg defeated Triad, 73-7, in OHC girls basketball on Saturday.The Indians led, 50-7, at the half.For Mechanicsburg (...

January 24th, 2022 |  


Sanford leads Triad to win over Indians

Sanford leads Triad to win over Indians

MECHANICSBURG – Ayden Sanford scored a game-high 25 points as Triad defeated Mechanicsburg, 58-49, in OHC boys basketball Friday night.The Cardi...

January 21st, 2022 |  


Mechanicsburg beats Piqua in girls bowling

The Mechanicsburg girls bowling team beat Piqua, 2,109-1,786, in non-league action.The Indians were led by Hannah Dingledine, who rolled a 355 with ga...

January 21st, 2022 |  


WL-S knocks off Triad in girls hoops

WL-S knocks off Triad in girls hoops

WEST LIBERTY – Bailey Poppe scored a game-high 13 points as WL-S beat Triad, 52-12, in OHC girls basketball.The Tigers led, 35-4, at the half.Fo...

January 21st, 2022 |  


Falcons sweep Indian Lake in bowling

Graham held off Indian Lake, 2,261-2,251, in CBC girls bowling.For the Falcons (12-2, 11-2), Kailey Dowty rolled a 187-185 372, Gracie Astry a 130-211...

January 20th, 2022 |  


MULTIMEDIA - PHOTO STORE


LIFE


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Looking Back – Cable
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Wares celebrate 60 years
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 |  


Looking Back: Bob Martin Band

Looking Back: Bob Martin Band

This photo of the Bob Martin Band was taken at the Urbana Country Club on New Year’s Eve, 1951, and submitted to this newspaper 50 years later b...

December 28th, 2021 |  


CLUB NEWS

CLUB NEWS

Urbana Chapter DARDecember 8, 2021The Urbana Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution met Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at 11:30 a.m. at BrownRidge ...

December 21st, 2021 |  


CCHS hosts Christmas festivities

CCHS hosts Christmas festivities

The Champaign County Historical Society, with the generous support of Farmers and Merchants State Bank, recently hosted a Christmas gathering for thei...

December 20th, 2021 |  


Looking Back: Brush Lake

Looking Back: Brush Lake

This is a 1909 photo (#A416) of the Brush Lake railroad tower. Unfortunately, the Champaign County Historical Society does not have a photo of the Bru...

December 14th, 2021 |  


5 generations of Wrights

5 generations of Wrights

The Wright family of Urbana is marking five generations. In front and center is the eldest member, Connie Rice, holding the youngest member, Roman Wri...

December 5th, 2021 |  


OPINION


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YOUR VIEW

Reflecting on the past

Reflecting on the past

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is one in a series of outreach columns from the Champaign County Board of Developmental Disabilities.It is officially 2022! ...

January 11th, 2022 |  


The tiring part of retirement

While I was teaching, I rarely entertained the thought of retirement. I did, however, observe those latter years of life as my parents experienced the...

January 11th, 2022 |  


Back to the future going forward

Regular readers know I have fairly untraditional ways of poking around on the internet for intriguing nuggets of historical information. I most often ...

January 4th, 2022 |  


On the wings of a song

Annually anticipating The Kennedy Center Honors as the old year closes out, I thoroughly enjoyed the return of the star-studded program last week in a...

December 28th, 2021 |  


Group disputes AP story

On Thursday, December 23, the Urbana Daily Citizen carried an article by Julie Carr Smyth on DeWine’s “born alive” bill (pp. 1-2). T...

December 27th, 2021 |  


Merry Christmas, even if you’re a dog

Merry Christmas, even if you’re a dog

(Translated from meow to English by her servant.)I’d rather be hiding in the dark woods right now under a pile of brush listening to the neighbo...

December 23rd, 2021 |  


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