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 |  


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 |  


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 |