Vote rather than protest

Did you graduate from an American high school? If you did, then you took a “civics” or government course and learned about our republic, w...

August 12th, 2020 |  


Johnson pleased that Cupp was named Ohio House Speaker

Given the political mess surrounding the previous Ohio Speaker Householder, it’s refreshing that one of the most respected public servants from ...

July 31st, 2020 |  


Urbana students seek help with history project

Social Studies students in sixth, seventh, and eighth grade will be working on a Project Based Learning unit entitled “Lost Voices”. The g...

July 29th, 2020 |  



VFW/DAV says ‘Thanks’

VFW Post 5451 and DAV Chapter 31 wish to thank last years hole sponsors for their participation in the annual Les Lane Memorial golf outing. We thank ...

July 23rd, 2020 |  


Leiker, Smith assets to our community

Three years ago we started a campaign to raise funds for a knight statue for Urbana University. In that time we have had the help of a number of donor...

July 2nd, 2020 |  


Local group disagrees with AP Stylebook

Elana Schor’s article “Abortion foes vent disappointment after Supreme Court ruling (Urbana Daily Citizen, Tuesday, June 30, 2020, p. 3) i...

July 1st, 2020 |  


Sheriff’s sale purchase a boondoggle

I bought a house at sheriff’s auction. Big mistake! No, I’m not talking about the condition of the house, all the work cleaning it up or t...

June 29th, 2020 |  


Once something is bearable, debate is over

This is a quote from Dan Hodges, a British political commentator: “In retrospect, Sandy Hook marked the end of the U.S. gun control debate. Once...

June 29th, 2020 |  


Three concerns about Urbana Solar

This letter is in response to the June 24 article about the Urbana Solar Project.Three things struck me as I read the article.First - Again, no local ...

June 25th, 2020 |  


Acton’s departure questioned

The article “Ohio health director resigns” by Julie Smyth (Associated Press/Urbana Daily Citizen, Friday, June 12, pp. 1 and 3) emphasizes...

June 15th, 2020 |