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 |  


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 |  


Looking Back: Fountain Park

Looking Back: Fountain Park

This Looking Back continues our journey across Champaign County from east to west on the Pennsylvania Railroad.This stop is Fountain Park, which is a ...

November 30th, 2021 |  


BIRTH

Lorelai Faith Lewis was born on November 21, 2021 at 2:29 p.m., weighing 8 pounds 11 ounces, and measuring 20 inches, at Memorial Hospital of Union Co...

November 26th, 2021 |  


BIRTH

Marlesia Collins was born November 15, 2021 in Marysville. Her parents are Destiny Manuel and Jordan Collins both of Urbana....

November 23rd, 2021 |