Urbana Vietnam vet Dennis Crego flies via Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. to see his memorial

Urbana Vietnam vet Dennis Crego flies via Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. to see his memorial

A local Vietnam War veteran saw the Vietnam Veterans Memorial for the first time this past weekend as part of a program that allows veterans to see na...

November 11th, 2015 |  


Man sent to prison for heroin possession

A Dayton man who pleaded guilty to possession of heroin was sent to prison earlier this week.Michael W. Chambers, 38, was sentenced to six months in p...

November 11th, 2015 |  


Veterans recognized at M’burg program

Veterans recognized at M’burg program

MECHANICSBURG – Mechanicsburg’s Dohron Wilson Elementary students recognized veterans from their community with songs, poems and patriotic...

November 11th, 2015 |  



Local group to debut its black box theater Nov. 13-15 in Urbana

Local group to debut its black box theater Nov. 13-15 in Urbana

A local group of individuals in search of an avenue to pursue their love of theater has decided against packing up their belongings and moving to the ...

November 11th, 2015 |  


Club News

Club News

The Urbana Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution met on Monday, Oct. 19, 2015, at 1:30 p.m. at the Champaign County Historical Society, Urbana....

November 11th, 2015 |  


Sycamore House holds sale

The Sycamore House Pregnancy Center of Champaign County is sponsoring a holiday sale 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at 315 Sycamore St., former site...

November 11th, 2015 |  


Champaign County Chamber of Commerce hosts events

Champaign County Chamber of Commerce hosts events

On Nov. 6, the Champaign County Chamber hosted two networking events in Urbana. November’s First Friday Coffee Hour was 7:30-8:45 a.m. at the ne...

November 11th, 2015 |  


WWII veteran Orland ‘Bud’ Kelch recalls harrowing incident

WWII veteran Orland ‘Bud’ Kelch recalls harrowing incident

When WWII veteran Orland “Bud” Kelch looks back on his life, there are events the 93-year-old Urbana resident will never forgot, for insta...

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Students of the Month

Students of the Month

The Urbana Junior High Students of the Month are, from left, sixth grader Justin Rutan, seventh grader Aryn Upchurch and eighth grader Dustin Batsche....

November 10th, 2015 |  


Student News of Area Interest

GRAHAM HIGH SCHOOLHONOR ROLL – 1st 9 WEEKS3.5000-5.33339TH GRADEChase Adams, Savannah Alltop, Brayleigh Anderson, Caleb Anderson, David Bailey, ...

November 10th, 2015 |