Carefree summer fun

Carefree summer fun

Tom Lisch of Springfield recently spent a day fishing at Kiser Lake. Although 2017 was a summer of public health advisories and beach alerts due to al...

June 14th, 2018 |  


4-H summer camps meet many needs, interests

4-H summer camps meet many needs, interests

COLUMBUS - Have a child who may enjoy snorkeling Lake Erie shipwrecks? Maybe your kid is fascinated by space and aerodynamics? Does your youngster wan...

June 14th, 2018 |  


Railroad work to close local roads

Champaign County Engineer Stephen McCall announced that the Indiana Ohio Railroad will close roads for railroad improvements in Champaign County on th...

June 13th, 2018 |  



Road Work

A bridge is closed on West U.S. Route 36 between Zimmerman and Kite roads through Aug. 10, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation. The off...

June 13th, 2018 |  


After school art leads to lending libraries

After school art leads to lending libraries

Diana Zimmerman, a volunteer art teacher for Triad Elementary School’s after school program, worked with her group of nine first through fourth ...

June 13th, 2018 |  


Piatt offers 19th-century Independence Day event

WEST LIBERTY - Did you ever wonder how our ancestors celebrated the Fourth of July? Learn all about it as you have fun celebrating Independence Day in...

June 13th, 2018 |  


Ohio News Briefs

Columbus schools buy offices of closed online charter ECOTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The school district in Ohio’s capital is buying the former...

June 13th, 2018 |  


Gathering for game of Granny’s Shawl

Gathering for game of Granny’s Shawl

After an athletic Monday morning of chair volleyball at the Senior Center, seven Urbana friends head over to McDonald’s for a card game of Grann...

June 12th, 2018 |  


Fire Division to flush Urbana hydrants

The Urbana Fire Division will be flushing fire hydrants in the following districts:All hydrants south of Miami StreetAll hydrants west of South Main S...

June 12th, 2018 |  


McAuley Senior Living offers Grief Support Group

McAuley Senior Living, Urbana, is offering a free eight-week Grief Support Group hosted by Chaplain Ray Branstiter and starting at 3 p.m. June 20. RSV...

June 12th, 2018 |