PET OF THE WEEK

PET OF THE WEEK

PAWS Animal ShelterBolt is a three-month-old male kitten who is super friendly and, like his siblings, loves to play! You can’t see it in this p...

June 17th, 2022 |  


The Strawther family legacy

The Strawther family legacy

Editor’s note: The Urbana Black Heritage Festival will be held at Barbara Howell Park on June 18 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at 213 E. Market St. Thi...

June 17th, 2022 |  


Stillgess legacy and the Underground Railroad

Stillgess legacy and the Underground Railroad

Editor’s note: The Urbana Black Heritage Festival will be held at Barbara Howell Park on June 18 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at 213 E. Market St. Thi...

June 16th, 2022 |  



Memory Kits available at Mechanicsburg library

Memory Kits available at Mechanicsburg library

MECHANICSBURG – The Mechanicsburg Public Library recently purchased 13 Memory Kits thanks to a generous grant from the Champaign County Memorial...

June 15th, 2022 |  


Urbana Black Heritage Festival is Saturday

Urbana Black Heritage Festival is Saturday

The Urbana Black Heritage Festival will enliven Barbara Howell Park and the East Market Street area on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.The festival is ...

June 15th, 2022 |  


The Legacy of Arnold B. Brown, 1877-1940

The Legacy of Arnold B. Brown, 1877-1940

Editor’s note: The Urbana Black Heritage Festival will be held at Barbara Howell Park on June 18 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at 213 E. Market St. Thi...

June 15th, 2022 |  


BBQ, fireworks set for July 4

BBQ, fireworks set for July 4

Plans are set for the Fourth of July Rotary Chicken BBQ at Urbana’s Grimes Field.Chicken BBQ tickets are $10 each and will be available to purch...

June 14th, 2022 |  


Looking Back: North Lewisburg Erie RR Depot

Looking Back: North Lewisburg Erie RR Depot

Initially, the Atlantic & Western Railway was laid through North Lewisburg in 1864. Later it became the Erie Railroad.The Erie Railroad through Ch...

June 14th, 2022 |  


Windsor Avenue named after Windsor Hawkins

Windsor Avenue named after Windsor Hawkins

Editor’s note: The Urbana Black Heritage Festival will be held at Barbara Howell Park on June 18 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at 213 E. Market St. Thi...

June 14th, 2022 |  


CCHS receives expansion, renovation grants

CCHS receives expansion, renovation grants

On June 2, the Champaign County Historical Society’s (CCHS) Board of Trustees received notice that its two Ohio Cultural Facilities grant reques...

June 13th, 2022 |