School bored blues

In regards to the endless school saga I noted with interest the response from Mr. Thiel about where they got the money to buy the land.Due diligence?I...

July 24th, 2016 |  


Car show organizers thank community

Just a note of thanks for the great support from the local and surrounding areas for our July 4 Car Show at Skelley Lumber Co. on North Main St. in Ur...

July 14th, 2016 |  


Home & Garden tour organizers thank community

Urbana was bustling June 25-26 as it welcomed visitors to the 24th Annual Historic Home and Garden Tour with open arms! The Champaign County Preservat...

July 5th, 2016 |  



Lustron home unfairly impugned by writer

Ms. M. Emily Grossman’s June 30 indictment of Urbana’s resurrected Lustron home is fraught with errors, omissions and misinformation.I hav...

July 5th, 2016 |  


National, local Shriners raise awareness of philanthropic work

For more than 140 years, Shriners have influenced society as a fraternal organization dedicated to the Masonic principles of truth, relief and brother...

June 30th, 2016 |  


Lustron house had no luster for this reader

I read with interest the article about the Lustron home in your recent special section prior to the CCPA weekend. Having survived six years in the Lus...

June 30th, 2016 |  


Many questions surround new school

As a taxpayer to the city of Urbana and state of Ohio, I have great concern about the superintendent and school board with regard to their actions and...

June 27th, 2016 |  


We have been snookered on school

Transparency in regards to the Urbana School situation means answering the following questions:1.What ever made you buy the first site close to a land...

June 26th, 2016 |  


Celebrity waiters event sets record

On behalf of my co-chairman, Phil Upchurch and the entire Board of Trustees of the Cancer Association of Champaign County, I want to thank everyone wh...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Paws fundraiser a success

The Champaign County Humane Association/PAWS Animal Shelter thanks all donors who purchased Paws during our Paws for PAWS fundraiser. We also thank th...

June 16th, 2016 |