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Open Class Flower Show Best of Show Artistic Design winner is Deborah Graham.Open Class flower Show Best of Show Cut Specimen winner is Lisa Helms.Ope...

August 12th, 2022 |  


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Eric Goddard, 1st place Dairy Steer SkillathonEric Goddard, Reserve Grand Champion Dairy SteerEric Goddard, Showman of Showmen Dairy SteerEric Goddard...

August 12th, 2022 |  


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Hannah Bailey won Reserve Grand Champion Market Turkey.Gavin Bailey won Champion Rookie Showmanship.Hannah Bailey won Champion young Continental Chick...

August 12th, 2022 |  


PET OF THE WEEK

PET OF THE WEEK

Paws Animal ShelterMeet Pickle!Pickle is a pretty 11-month-old spayed female tiger. She’s a little on the quiet side and loves to be petted. Pic...

August 12th, 2022 |  


Goddard is King of the Ring

Goddard is King of the Ring

On Thursday afternoon, the showmanship winners representing 10 different species competed in the 2022 King of the Ring contest at the Champaign County...

August 12th, 2022 |  


Fair winners

Fair winners

Kaleb Pond won Grand Champion Dairy Feeder.Kody Pond won Champion Rate of Gain for Dairy Feeders and his brother Kaleb Pond won Reserve Champion Rate ...

August 11th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


Urbana defeats North Union

Urbana defeats North Union

Urbana beat visiting North Union, 192-206, in CBC boys golf. For the Hillclimbers, Tate Armstrong was medalist with a 36, Kaz Scott (pictured) had a 4...

August 11th, 2022 |  


Mechanicsburg downs Triad in girls golf

Mechanicsburg downs Triad in girls golf

Mechanicsburg defeated Triad, 240-255, in OHC girls golf.For the Indians, Taylor Rausch was medalist with a 49, Caitlin Burchett had a 56, Kendall Rau...

August 10th, 2022 |  


Teeing off at UCC

Teeing off at UCC

Urbana’s Tate Armstrong was medalist with a 73 at the Urbana Classic boys golf tournament at Urbana Country Club.Also for the Hillclimbers, Kaz ...

August 9th, 2022 |  


Shady Bowl hosts big night of racing

Shady Bowl hosts big night of racing

DeGRAFF – If you are a fan of top-notch stock racing and seeing our younger generation have a good time, Shady Bowl Speedway was the place to be...

August 8th, 2022 |  


Indians defeat Greenon in boys golf

Indians defeat Greenon in boys golf

PITCHIN – Mechanicsburg opened the season by defeating Greenon, 155-169, in OHC boys golf at Locust Hills.For Mechanicsburg, Will Reiser was the...

August 5th, 2022 |  


UHS alumni game

UHS alumni game

The Urbana High School alumni boys soccer squad beat the current UHS team, 8-4, Saturday night. Pictured is alum Daniel Westcott battling for the ball...

August 2nd, 2022 |  


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LIFE


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Henry wedding
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Cecil, Little engaged
Burroughs, Henry engaged

Burroughs, Henry engaged

William Whitt of Springfield and Heidi (Ty) Burroughs of St. Paris proudly announce the engagement of their daughter Kali Whitt to Tristen Henry. Tris...

May 31st, 2022 |  


Garveys celebrate 65th anniversary

Garveys celebrate 65th anniversary

John Frederick and Patricia Ann Garvey of Urbana will celebrate their 65th anniversary on May 21. They were married on that date in 1960 by the Revere...

May 20th, 2022 |  


Roberts, Profitt wed

Roberts, Profitt wed

Mallory Ranee Roberts of Urbana and Ryan James Robert Profitt of Fairborn were married by family friend, Josh VanNorstran, at 2:30 p.m. October 2, 202...

April 12th, 2022 |  


Looking Back – Douglas Inn Barbershop

Looking Back – Douglas Inn Barbershop

First is a circa 1930 photo (#0207) of the Douglas Inn barbershop. The barbershop was in the Douglas Inn at 26 Monument Square, also pictured (#0048) ...

March 2nd, 2022 |  


Free Maximizing Home Health Care Workshop for Family Caregivers: February 24

Maximizing Home Health Care is a free, small-group, online workshop from 10:00-11:30 a.m. on Thursday, February 24, by presenter Kathy Kilpatrick. Reg...

February 7th, 2022 |  


OPINION


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Reading for real

It’s all a Hodge-Pourri-Podge!

It is mid-July again, synonymous with mid-summer as far as I am concerned. During my teaching years, that was when I tried to unwind, knowing school w...

July 19th, 2022 |  


Just yesterday … several decades ago

On Sunday, trying to overcome protracted procrastination to write this week’s article, I checked Facebook one more time – and suddenly cha...

July 12th, 2022 |  


Working hard all summer long

Working hard all summer long

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is one in a series of outreach columns from the Champaign County Board of Developmental Disabilities.Summer 2022 is just as ...

July 12th, 2022 |  


Living layer by layer

How does a girl celebrate her birth? With family photos, of course! Anna Joyce Passarelli was posing with Daddy David, Mommy Kelsey, and Brother Sam, ...

July 5th, 2022 |  


The very best summers

There has been no need to check the calendar to know that summer is now firmly in charge. With oppressive levels of heat and humidity waving around, I...

June 28th, 2022 |  


Books I have read by authors I know

Several years ago, during my early Boomer Blog days, I also had one of the seminal reading experiences of my life - I absolutely devoured Team of Riva...

June 21st, 2022 |  


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