NEWS


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WL-S hosts a senior signing reception

WL-S hosts a senior signing reception

WEST LIBERTY - West Liberty-Salem Athletic Director Jake Vitt hosted a Senior Signing Reception for seven athletes committed to continuing their athle...

May 17th, 2022 |  


An expert’s opinion

An expert’s opinion

Daniel E. Gilbert listens as appraiser Harter Jackson values his .22 Single-Six Revolver at $2,800 during the Antiques Appraisal Fair at the Champaign...

May 17th, 2022 |  


Remains of soldier to be buried in Urbana

Remains of soldier to be buried in Urbana

The remains of a soldier killed during the Korean War will be interred Saturday, May 28 at 10 a.m. at Oak Dale Cemetery.Graveside services for Army Cp...

May 17th, 2022 |  


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 |  


SPORTS


UHS baseball wins, softball loses in sectional

UHS baseball wins, softball loses in sectional

ST. PARIS – Urbana scored three runs in the top of the seventh inning to beat Graham, 6-4, in the Division II baseball sectional.For the Hillcli...

May 18th, 2022 |  


All-CBC teams announced

Urbana’s Will Donahoe and Graham’s Ben Sells and Eli Hollingsworth have each been named first-team All-CBC/MRD in baseball.Urbana’s ...

May 18th, 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 |  


UHS, Graham compete in CBC/MRD track meet

UHS, Graham compete in CBC/MRD track meet

BELLEFONTAINE – The Graham girls team was fourth and Urbana was sixth at the CBC/MRD Track Championships.For the Falcons, Taylor Aldredge placed...

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 |  


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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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Commercially speaking

Library board decides not to seek levy renewal

Library board decides not to seek levy renewal

Thank you, Champaign County citizens and taxpayers, for supporting the Champaign County Library over the years. Your support has allowed the library t...

May 9th, 2022 |  


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 |  


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