Talks ongoing over PreK-8 school site

The Urbana Planning Commission convened on Monday to discuss Urbana City Schools’ request for approval of its preliminary site plan for a pre-ki...

November 17th, 2015 |  


No resolution reached in bank robbery case

No resolution reached in bank robbery case

A co-defendant in a local bank robbery will appear in court again later this week for a continued final pretrial conference.Ryan H. Seibert, 22, appea...

November 16th, 2015 |  


Vitale announces 2016 re-election bid for Ohio House

Vitale announces 2016 re-election bid for Ohio House

Ohio 85th District State Rep. Nino Vitale (R-Urbana) announced that he will run for a second term in 2016. Vitale filed his petitions with the Champai...

November 16th, 2015 |  



Urbana City Council to vote on labor agreements with fire personnel

Urbana City Council, during its meeting at 7 p.m. today in municipal court chambers, will vote on new collective bargaining agreements between the cit...

November 16th, 2015 |  


Assistance needed for annual Thanksgiving meals

Caring Kitchen in Urbana and the St. Paris Federation of Churches are once again teaming up in hopes of preventing Champaign County residents from goi...

November 16th, 2015 |  


Students of the Month

Students of the Month

Urbana North Student of the Month first grader Cheyenne Russell with teacher McCall-FasseUrbana North Student of the Month first grader Elaei Brown wi...

November 15th, 2015 |  


Urbana’s Monument Square District gearing up for annual gala

Over the past year, the Monument Square District (MSD) in Urbana has held numerous events, purchased lighted snowflakes for street poles and transform...

November 15th, 2015 |  


Urbana Police Sgt. Purinton retires

Urbana Police Sgt. Purinton retires

After almost three decades of service, Urbana Police Sgt. John Purinton retired from the Urbana Police Division on Nov. 10.A retirement party for Puri...

November 13th, 2015 |  


West Liberty getting ready for Christmas

WEST LIBERTY - West Liberty will kick off the Christmas season with the annual Christmas-in-the-Village festivities on Friday, Nov. 27, and Saturday, ...

November 13th, 2015 |  


Urbana High students attend OSBA conference, display artwork

Urbana High students attend OSBA conference, display artwork

Urbana High School student Lily Jones, from left, Urbana High School Art Instructor Leigh Ann Simpson and Urbana High School student Andrew Hecker are...

November 13th, 2015 |