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 |  


‘Full’ county fair too risky

Recent headlines were “Full Fair Could be a Huge Boom.” After the fair, headlines could be “Full Fair Causes Huge Boom of Covid-19&#...

June 15th, 2020 |  


Sycamore House in Urbana can help

During this time of lockdown, many abortion clinics are closed. Unscrupulous entrepreneurs have therefore stepped up and tried to sell Mifepristone pi...

June 11th, 2020 |  


Rural health care systems at risk

I am very concerned with the future of our rural healthcare system. The COVID-19 crisis has had a dramatic effect on areas like ours, who simply do no...

June 8th, 2020 |  


Reader: Coronavirus could surface here dramatically

The most recent Urbana City Council meeting Mayor Bean announced the cancellation of the fireworks and the popular chili cook-off. These are not easy ...

May 22nd, 2020 |