August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month

August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month in Ohio and Aug. 1-7 is World Breastfeeding Week (WBW). Research suggests that breastfeeding is a key modifiab...

August 12th, 2015 |  


Lenhart shines in ‘swine’ song

Lenhart shines in ‘swine’ song

Lauralee Lenhart is leaving the show ring on top. The 2015 graduate of West Liberty-Salem capped off her six-year pig showing career at the Champaign ...

August 12th, 2015 |  


Needlework Show

Listed in order of finish, 1st, 2nd, 3rdAdult ClothingCoat, Jacket or Cape: Melinda Dooley, Pam MooreChildren’s Clothing (up to age 14)Coat, Jac...

August 11th, 2015 |  



Market Lamb Carcass Contest

Unless otherwise noted, names are listed as first, second, third place, etc.Market Lamb Carcass Evaulation Results: Doug Zerkle, John Allread, John Al...

August 11th, 2015 |  


Fine Arts Show

Listed in order of finish, 1st, 2nd, 3rdArtworkOil or Acrylic - Professional: Kathryn Holland, Alice BlackWatercolor - Professional: Diana Hoke, Jeane...

August 11th, 2015 |  


Children’s Artwork Show

Listed in order of finish, 1st, 2nd, 3rdChildren Age 3-5Painting (brush or finger): Kipton Crowder, Hannah Prince, Reagyn WeltyDrawing: Hannah Prince,...

August 11th, 2015 |  


Upcoming events at Champaign County Fair

UDC photo booth hours will be:Wednesday, Aug. 12: UDC Merchants Building booth: 3-4 p.m.; UDC livestock booth (near main show arena): 4-5 p.m.Thursday...

August 11th, 2015 |  


Urbana FFA members attend leadership conference

Urbana FFA members attend leadership conference

Urbana FFA sent four members to the Washington Leadership Conference on July 14 through July 19. Kaylan Turnmire, Shane Souders, Swayde Finch and Jare...

August 11th, 2015 |  


Life of Shawnee chief portrayed

Life of Shawnee chief portrayed

Black Hoof (Rusty Cottrel), a Shawnee Indian, will speak at the Crabill Homestead at 1:30 p.m. Aug. 15 and 16. Cottrel will portray the life of a chie...

August 11th, 2015 |  


Service News

Army National Guard Pvt. Justin F. Salyers graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the...

August 11th, 2015 |