Senior Center plans to grow

Senior Center plans to grow

Urbana Champaign County Senior Center Executive Director Stacy Barnhart spoke to Public Employee Retirees Inc. (PERI) members about plans for a new se...

January 14th, 2019 |  


Local attorney presents ‘Poisoned in Urbana’

Local attorney presents ‘Poisoned in Urbana’

Urbana attorney Darrell Heckman will present a program titled “Poisoned in Urbana” at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, in the Champaign County Hist...

January 13th, 2019 |  


Right to Life gathers on Jan. 20

Champaign County Right to Life (CCRTL) will hold its annual Witness against Roe v. Wade on Monument Square on Sunday, Jan. 20, from 2-3 p.m. This is a...

January 13th, 2019 |  



Then & Now – Northwest Quadrant of Monument Square

Then & Now – Northwest Quadrant of Monument Square

Then - This a 1957 photo (#A2803) of the northwest corner of Monument Square, Urbana. On the corner at North Main Street is Gallagher Drug Store. Next...

January 13th, 2019 |  


Spread of corn toxin may affect crop

Spread of corn toxin may affect crop

COLUMBUS - A wetter than normal summer and fall in Ohio led to the worst spread of a toxin on corn in at least a decade, according to a grain disease ...

January 13th, 2019 |  


Bailey appointed to legislative committee

Champaign County Auditor Karen T. Bailey was appointed to serve on the 2019/2020 Statewide Legislative Committee of the County Auditors’ Associa...

January 13th, 2019 |  


Council authorizes zoning, speed limit changes

The Urbana City Council unanimously approved a zoning map update revoking the Scioto Street Plaza Planned Unit Development zoning and rezoning two par...

January 12th, 2019 |  


City debates 3rd shot at tax increase

City debates 3rd shot at tax increase

The Urbana City Council on Tuesday held a public hearing on a proposed tax increase prior to a regular meeting. The council heard the second of three ...

January 12th, 2019 |  


Pets of the Week

Pets of the Week

Barely Used Pets (dog)Briggette is a female terrier mix. This sweet girl was born on June 6, 2018. Being still under a year, she definitely still has ...

January 11th, 2019 |  


West Liberty-Salem Seniors of the Month

West Liberty-Salem Seniors of the Month

West Liberty-Salem High School’s January Seniors of the Month are Sarah Painter and Zane Woodruff. Here are their comments.Sarah PainterPARENTS:...

January 11th, 2019 |