Urbana school board discusses Boyce Street extension to new school property

Urbana City Schools board members expressed concerns over traffic congestion at the new elementary/middle school building, with some saying a bad situ...

September 17th, 2015 |  


Wright-Patt personnel lend a hand to animal sancutary

Wright-Patt personnel lend a hand to animal sancutary

On Saturday Sept. 12, 22 members of the 88th Surgical Operations Squadron from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base arrived at His Hands Extended Sanctuary...

September 17th, 2015 |  


Mechanicsburg Fire & EMS awarded federal grant

MECHANICSBURG – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced Wednesday that Mechanicsburg Fire & EMS has been awarded $140,960 for operations an...

September 17th, 2015 |  



Drivers asked to use caution around farm equipment

Drivers asked to use caution around farm equipment

The Champaign County Sheriff’s Office is asking drivers to exercise caution when driving near farm equipment this fall.Sheriff Matt Melvin said ...

September 17th, 2015 updated: September 17th, 2015. |  


Dellinger Road bridge to be replaced in Urbana

Dellinger Road bridge to be replaced in Urbana

Urbana City Council on Tuesday agreed to pay the Champaign County Engineer’s Office $7,701.86 for its share of the Dellinger Road Bridge Project...

September 16th, 2015 |  


Sycamore House Banquet is Sept. 24

The Sycamore House Banquet is set for 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, at the Cheetah Lounge in Urbana. The guest speaker is Evie West, an ex-LA gang member...

September 16th, 2015 |  


Simpson’s artwork exhibited today

Simpson’s artwork exhibited today

An exhibit of local artist Mike Simpson’s artwork will be held 5:30-8 p.m. today in the Arts Council and Mike Major Studio on Miami Street. Simp...

September 16th, 2015 |  


Fish & Shrimp Fest adds more food vendors

Fish & Shrimp Fest adds more food vendors

Fresh, mouth-watering fish and shrimp dinners are still the main menu attractions of the Ohio Fish & Shrimp Festival. And, they’ll be joined...

September 16th, 2015 |  


Deputies run for Rocking Horse fundraiser

Deputies run for Rocking Horse fundraiser

On Sept. 12, Sgt. Jason Byers of the Champaign County Sheriff’s Office, finished third of 177 runners in a 5-K run at Buck Creek State Park, ben...

September 16th, 2015 |  


Mechanicsburg school board approves no-drone policy

MECHANICSBURG – Mechanicsburg Exempted Village Schools’ board joined other school districts in the county by banning the use of drones at ...

September 16th, 2015 |