Welcome to library’s Summer Reading Program

Welcome to library’s Summer Reading Program

Dewey the Dinosaur was at the Champaign County Library on Thursday handing out information on the Summer Reading Program, which is going virtual this ...

June 5th, 2020 |  


Renovations continue at Gloria

Renovations continue at Gloria

Though the Gloria Theatre screen has been dark and the seats empty since the last March 15 showing of the movie “I Still Believe,” the Urb...

June 4th, 2020 |  


Birthday at home: Leah Ludlow

Birthday at home: Leah Ludlow

Leah Ludlow of St. Paris and her family members pose for a local photography project called “Porchtraits” by John Coffman — who is d...

June 1st, 2020 |  



Neer is UHS Distinguished Alum honoree

Neer is UHS Distinguished Alum honoree

The 2020 recipient of Urbana High School’s Distinguished Alumni Award is Dr. Robert Neer, class of 1953.Neer was active in high school, playing ...

June 1st, 2020 |  


LOOK BACK – Oakdale Cemetery

LOOK BACK – Oakdale Cemetery

This circa 1915 photo, shared by the Champaign County Historical Museum, shows grave diggers and workers assembled before Oakdale Cemetery’s hex...

June 1st, 2020 |  


Celebrating 103rd birthday

Celebrating 103rd birthday

Evelyn Wingfield of Champaign County celebrated her 103rd birthday with the help of her family. On May 27, the family had a birthday parade with a doz...

June 1st, 2020 |  


Chili fest postponed a year

Chili fest postponed a year

The Simon Kenton Chili Cook-Off Festival/Hoopla Parade scheduled for Sept. 26 in downtown Urbana has been postponed until Sept. 25, 2021.“We del...

May 20th, 2020 |  


Bank donates to protect first responders

Bank donates to protect first responders

Brad Yost, president of the Champaign County Emergency Services Association, accepts a $5,000 donation from Beth Ropp, vice president of The Peoples S...

May 19th, 2020 |  


Champaign County Library offers curbside service

Champaign County Library offers curbside service

The Champaign County Library is now offering curbside service.The building remains closed to the public but library staff is now offering this limited...

May 19th, 2020 |  


Ohio campgrounds may fully open May 21

Ohio campgrounds may fully open May 21

Campgrounds in Ohio will be allowed to fully open on May 21, according to an announcement by Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Husted during a news conference las...

May 18th, 2020 |