City to address road conditions via Paving Program

City to address road conditions via Paving Program

Road repair crews will be out in full force throughout Urbana later this year after City Council on Tuesday approved over $330,000 in repaving and mai...

February 17th, 2016 |  


Elementary school building project may be delayed

A new wrinkle has appeared in the project to build new schools for Urbana City Schools.The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency is concerned about lea...

February 17th, 2016 |  


Zirkles named Farmers of the Year

Zirkles named Farmers of the Year

The 2016 Farmers of the Year are brothers Steve and Doug Zirkle.The Zirkles received the award Monday at the annual Rural Urban Night. The event was c...

February 17th, 2016 |  



Groups prep for economic development

Groups prep for economic development

Building on the groundwork for a coordinated economic development program in Champaign County, the boards of three local organizations met recently in...

February 17th, 2016 |  


West Liberty area churches helping lung cancer patient

West Liberty area churches helping lung cancer patient

WEST LIBERTY - The West Liberty United Methodist Church is being joined by other area churches to hold a Benefit Dinner on Saturday, March 5, for Apri...

February 17th, 2016 |  


‘Bad Art by Good People’

‘Bad Art by Good People’

Editor’s note: This is one in a continuing series of profiles of local residents helping raise money for the Champaign County Arts Council. The ...

February 17th, 2016 |  


Safe Routes to School talks put on hold

ST. PARIS – The village council was informed Monday that development of potential Safe Routes to Graham Local Schools is on hold.During the Jan....

February 16th, 2016 |  


Man charged with felony robbery in car-jacking

Man charged with felony robbery in car-jacking

An Urbana man appeared in court Tuesday after he was arrested for a robbery last week.Scott Eubanks, 35, of 805 S. Edgewood Ave., Urbana, is charged w...

February 16th, 2016 |  


Famed pilot coming to aviation gala

Famed pilot coming to aviation gala

The Champaign Aviation Museum will host Lt. Col. Dick Rutan at the Champaign Aviation Museum’s annual fundraising gala April 23. Rutan was a fig...

February 16th, 2016 |  


Board of Elections seeking applications for director

The Champaign County Board of Elections is accepting applications to replace Director Kathy Meyer.Meyer will be leaving after the March presidential p...

February 16th, 2016 |