NEWS


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PETS OF THE WEEK
Sound Check entertains WL-S audiences

Sound Check entertains WL-S audiences

WEST LIBERTY - The West Liberty-Salem High School show choir, Sound Check, held its annual showcase performance in two shows on Nov. 14. The weather a...

November 23rd, 2020 |  


Volunteers sought to help with COVID-19 response

The Champaign Health District seeks volunteers with or without medical experience to assist with COVID-19 response efforts. Physicians, nurses, medica...

November 23rd, 2020 |  


Clancy Brown part of virtual gala

Clancy Brown part of virtual gala

SPRINGFIELD - Each year, the Mercy Health Foundation of Clark and Champaign Counties holds a gala to raise funds to address a significant community ne...

November 23rd, 2020 |  


Part of state Route 4, East Powell to close

The Ohio Department of Transportation reported the upcoming project in Champaign County:-State Route 54 Sanitary Sewer Project – Expect state Ro...

November 23rd, 2020 |  


COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Contact event organizers for updates before attending events/meetings during the COVID-19 restrictions.Tuesday, November 24Community Blood Center Bloo...

November 23rd, 2020 |  


Fire/EMS receives trauma bags

Fire/EMS receives trauma bags

MECHANICSBURG - On Wednesday, the Mechanicsburg Fire Department/EMS received two new fully equipped and supplied pediatric EMS trauma bags. These bags...

November 20th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


Freeman, Braves top Reds 1-0 in 13th to open series

ATLANTA (AP) — The scoreless innings kept piling up, along with the strikeouts. The shadows began to creep across the infield, and when the ligh...

September 30th, 2020 |  


Shady Bowl Speedway closes out 2020 season

DeGRAFF – Shady Bowl Speedway held its final event of 2020 on Saturday with a huge crowd on hand. They came to watch the third running of the Cl...

September 27th, 2020 |  


Shady Bowl to hold last event of 2020

DeGRAFF – Shady Bowl Speedway will close out its final event of the year today as the track will hold its third Clunker Classic.The first event ...

September 25th, 2020 |  


UHS now using online ticketing only

The Urbana Athletic Department has moved to online ticketing for all home athletic events this fall. Several away contests will also have online only ...

September 24th, 2020 |  


Five new winners at Shady Bowl Speedway

DeGRAFF – Shady Bowl Speedway fans were treated to a great night of racing on Saturday. The temperature was a little on the cool side, but the a...

September 20th, 2020 |  


New winners, free hot dogs at Shady Bowl

New winners, free hot dogs at Shady Bowl

DeGRAFF – Shady Bowl Speedway will host a fun-filled night of racing on Saturday, including the “New Winners Race.” The event will b...

September 17th, 2020 |  


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LIFE


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Krebehennes celebrate 50th
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Beerys celebrate 50th
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Robertses celebrate 40th
Latimers celebrate 40th

Latimers celebrate 40th

Jim and Lynn (Geuy) Latimer of Urbana are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary on Oct. 24. They were married at 7 p.m. on that date in 1980 in U...

October 12th, 2020 |  


Melvins celebrate 50th

Melvins celebrate 50th

Michael R. and Mary L. (Carpenter) Melvin of Urbana are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with their family. They were married on Oct. 10, 19...

October 9th, 2020 |  


Suchlands celebrate 40th

Suchlands celebrate 40th

Butch and Shawna (Jenkins) Suchland celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on October 5, 2020.They have three children, Meghan, Chelsea and Ryan. T...

October 7th, 2020 |  


Padillas celebrate 50th

Padillas celebrate 50th

Bob and Marilyn Padilla of Champaign County will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Oct. 10. They were married on that date in 1970 in Milan, Illinoi...

October 5th, 2020 |  


Deeres celebrate 40th

Deeres celebrate 40th

Roger and Debra (Curtis) Deere celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on Sept. 20 by spending time with immediate family.They were married Sept. 20...

September 29th, 2020 |  


Hux/Livingston

Hux/Livingston

The parents of Jordan Hux and Zack Livingston announce the upcoming wedding of their children.The bride-elect is the daughter of Jason and Tammy Hux o...

September 29th, 2020 |  


OPINION


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Providing no-cost vaccines
Champaign County Board of DD — always essential

Champaign County Board of DD — always essential

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is one in a series of outreach columns from the Champaign County Board of Developmental Disabilities.Here at the Champaign C...

November 23rd, 2020 |  


Chamber fundraiser helps local economy

Chamber fundraiser helps local economy

Local and small businesses are integral to the fabric and character of our communities in Champaign County. The small businesses here are not immune t...

November 23rd, 2020 |  


This is how to thaw a frozen turkey safely

This is how to thaw a frozen turkey safely

QUESTION: I’m making a turkey for the first time because, this year, we’re staying home for Thanksgiving and avoiding our traditional larg...

November 23rd, 2020 |  


DAR invites public to thank veterans

DAR invites public to thank veterans

Our celebration (Wreaths Across America) is “full steam ahead” for the Dec. 19 at noon. There is still time to order wreaths, and we do no...

November 21st, 2020 |  


Vaccines are a key tool in our fight against coronavirus

Vaccines are a key tool in our fight against coronavirus

Ohio, like the rest of the country, is currently experiencing an unprecedented surge in coronavirus cases. The number of new cases per day in Ohio has...

November 20th, 2020 updated: November 23rd, 2020. |  


Changing the story on lung cancer

Changing the story on lung cancer

Between the COVID-19 pandemic and elections, it seems like our plates are full, but I’d like to take a moment to share the story of Lung Cancer....

November 20th, 2020 |  


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