NEWS


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New restaurant in Urbana
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Home & Garden Tour 2022
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PET OF THE WEEK
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Urbana Black Heritage Festival set for June 18
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UHS stadium upgrade proposed

YOUTH CORNER

Urbana Youth Center160 W. Market St. Urbana, OH 43078UrbanaYouthCenter.org937-772-4022Youth Corner for the week of May 17th & 19thTuesday, May 17t...

May 13th, 2022 |  


Turning up the speed

Turning up the speed

Christian H and Denver C (Champaign County team) and Casey W (Logan County team) compete in the Men’s 100M run during a Special Olympics track m...

May 13th, 2022 |  


Local bureau participates in Ohio Tourism Day

Local bureau participates in Ohio Tourism Day

Summer is just around the corner, and everyone is ready to travel.To help spur tourism in Champaign County, the Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Burea...

May 13th, 2022 |  


The life of Martha ‘Mattie’ Cunningham

The life of Martha ‘Mattie’ Cunningham

Editor’s note: The Urbana Black Heritage Festival will be held at Barbara Howell Park on June 18 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 213 E. Market St. Thi...

May 13th, 2022 |  


UPD hosts state-mandated training

UPD hosts state-mandated training

This week, the Urbana Police Division hosted training for local law enforcement officers to attend 24 hours of in-service training to complete the 202...

May 12th, 2022 |  


CCAC Summer Kickoff Concert Friday, June 10

Champaign County Arts Council (CCAC) is launching its annual summer concert series with a large kickoff event Friday, June 10 at 5 p.m. with bands, fo...

May 12th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


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 |  


Indians defeat Emmanuel Christian in baseball

SPRINGFIELD – Aaron Conley was 3 for 4 with 4 RBI as Mechanicsburg routed Emmanuel Christian, 17-0, in 5 innings in non-league baseball.For the ...

May 13th, 2022 |  


Tigers fall in D-III softball sectional

CARLISLE – WL-S lost to top-seeded Carlisle, 16-5, in the Division III softball sectional.For the Tigers (6-13), Aubrey Williams went 3 for 3 wi...

May 12th, 2022 |  


WL-S nips Troy Christian in baseball

WEST LIBERTY – WL-S defeated Troy Christian, 1-0, in non-league action as two Tiger pitchers combined to throw a shutout.Logan Saylor was the wi...

May 12th, 2022 |  


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LIFE


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Roberts, Profitt wed
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Grahams celebrate 50th
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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Commercially speaking

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 |  


Bail reform legislation has widespread bipartisan support

Bail reform legislation has widespread bipartisan support

A recent Ohio Supreme Court decision reached by following existing law has prompted renewed focus on changing the state’s bail system for people...

April 5th, 2022 |  


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