UCC, Dye Designs celebrate centennial this year

UCC, Dye Designs celebrate centennial this year

When members of the Urbana Country Club reflect on the 100th anniversary of the club this August, note will be made of it being the inspiration for ce...

June 22nd, 2022 |  


The Strawther family legacy

The Strawther family legacy

Editor’s note: The Urbana Black Heritage Festival will be held at Barbara Howell Park on June 18 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at 213 E. Market St. Thi...

June 17th, 2022 |  


Stillgess legacy and the Underground Railroad

Stillgess legacy and the Underground Railroad

Editor’s note: The Urbana Black Heritage Festival will be held at Barbara Howell Park on June 18 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at 213 E. Market St. Thi...

June 16th, 2022 |  



The Legacy of Arnold B. Brown, 1877-1940

The Legacy of Arnold B. Brown, 1877-1940

Editor’s note: The Urbana Black Heritage Festival will be held at Barbara Howell Park on June 18 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at 213 E. Market St. Thi...

June 15th, 2022 |  


BBQ, fireworks set for July 4

BBQ, fireworks set for July 4

Plans are set for the Fourth of July Rotary Chicken BBQ at Urbana’s Grimes Field.Chicken BBQ tickets are $10 each and will be available to purch...

June 14th, 2022 |  


Windsor Avenue named after Windsor Hawkins

Windsor Avenue named after Windsor Hawkins

Editor’s note: The Urbana Black Heritage Festival will be held at Barbara Howell Park on June 18 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at 213 E. Market St. Thi...

June 14th, 2022 |  


CCHS receives expansion, renovation grants

CCHS receives expansion, renovation grants

On June 2, the Champaign County Historical Society’s (CCHS) Board of Trustees received notice that its two Ohio Cultural Facilities grant reques...

June 13th, 2022 |  


CHWP adding Urbana location

CHWP adding Urbana location

BELLEFONTAINE – Community Health & Wellness Partners (CHWP), an independent, nonprofit health center that provides primary care and other we...

June 13th, 2022 |  


Edgewood Ave. to close for 2 days

Edgewood Ave. to close for 2 days

The site for the new Sutphen building is currently in development on the west edge of Urbana. Due to the need to tap into the water main on South Edge...

June 13th, 2022 |  


Happy 100th birthday to Walter Murphy and his legacy

Happy 100th birthday to Walter Murphy and his legacy

Editor’s note: The Urbana Black Heritage Festival will be held at Barbara Howell Park on June 18 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at 213 E. Market St. Thi...

June 10th, 2022 |