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Boy, 9, is 5th Ohio child to die after flu-related illnessMARION, Ohio (AP) — Health officials say a 9-year-old boy from Marion is the fifth chi...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Adam Ward, new CFAES director of gov’t affairs, grew up in Champaign County

Adam Ward, new CFAES director of gov’t affairs, grew up in Champaign County

COLUMBUS - The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences’ new director of government affairs comes with ri...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Urbana City Council signs off on U.S. 36 facelift

This fall, a portion of East U.S. Route 36 stretching from Berwick Drive to Lippincott Lane will look completely different after the Urbana City Counc...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Urbana parent questions Chromebook expense

Urbana City Schools’ drive to get technology in the hands of students has some parents upset about the cost.The district instituted its one-to-o...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Plans progress for new school building

Plans progress for new school building

Final estimated costs for the construction of the Urbana pre-kindergarten to grade 8 building were approved Tuesday.The school board approved the $35 ...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Timothy Mooney Presents ‘Breakneck Hamlet’ at Urbana University

Chicago actor Tim Mooney will present “Breakneck Hamlet” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, in the Sara Landess Room of Urbana University’s...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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West Liberty teams sweep UU
Smith blazed a trail in professional golf

Smith blazed a trail in professional golf

You’ve probably never heard of Marilynn Smith, but her legacy in professional golf continues to live on today.In 1950, Smith – then all of...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


All-CBC girls basketball teams announced

Urbana senior Hunter Rogan was named first-team All-CBC/Kenton Trail Division in girls basketball.UHS sophomore Alaina Lyons was named second-team All...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Tippecanoe upends ‘Climbers

Tippecanoe upends ‘Climbers

NEW CARLISLE – Urbana was able to play with Tippecanoe for a quarter Tuesday night, but the Red Devils broke the game open after that and cruise...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Urbana U.’s Oester earns first career win

LYNCHBURG, Va. – Urbana University baseball avoided a series sweep against Lincoln University (Pa.) with a 12-11 triumph Sunday, which gave UU h...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Blue Knight women top WSU-Lake

Blue Knight women top WSU-Lake

The Urbana University women’s basketball team overpowered the Lakers of Wright State-Lake campus by a final count of 90-39 Monday night in the G...

February 20th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Births

Jett Cristopher WilleyJett Cristopher Willey was born Nov. 8, 2016, at 9:55 a.m. weighing 7 pounds, 13 ounces and measuring 20.5 inches at Madison Hea...

January 30th, 2017 |  


Births

Greyson Michael PlattDr. Sean M. Platt and Meggi S. Lensman of Rochester, MN, formerly of Cleveland and St. Paris, announce the birth of their son, Gr...

January 30th, 2017 |  


Woodruffs celebrate 60th

Woodruffs celebrate 60th

Mr. and Mrs. R. Ray (Patricia J. Michael) Woodruff of Urbana will celebrate their 60th anniversary with friends and family. They were married Feb. 2, ...

January 29th, 2017 |  


Haines/Manuel

Haines/Manuel

Brianna Haines of Urbana, daughter of Forrest and Vicky Haines of Urbana, and Seth Manuel of Tipp City, son of Stanley and Debbie Manuel of Tipp City,...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Eldean Bridge named National Historic Landmark

Eldean Bridge named National Historic Landmark

MIAMI COUNTY —The U.S. Department of the Interior announced 24 new National Historic Landmarks this week, including Eldean Bridge in Troy.“...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Births

Melodee Jeannette HaddixMelodee Jeannette Haddix was born Oct. 28, 2016, at 4:43 p.m., weighing 7 pounds, 12.5 ounces and measuring 20 inches, at Memo...

January 3rd, 2017 |  


OPINION


Going in circles again

OK, another $500,000 plus for the center of town.Let me clue you in and this will save a lot of moneyIf you watch people driving/aiming going thru the...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Local reader details abortion procedure

The Associated Press news brief in the Daily Citizen (Feb. 11, page 2) on abortion requires qualification.“Dilation and Evacuation” (D &am...

February 13th, 2017 |  


Try dark chocolate for healthier Valentine’s Day

Try dark chocolate for healthier Valentine’s Day

Question: I want to celebrate Valentine’s Day with a sweet treat for my wife this year, but I don’t want to derail her healthy eating regi...

February 12th, 2017 |  


Boomer Blog: More mature than the soil of the earth

Recently a quiz to determine if someone is “Older Than Dirt” made the rounds on Facebook. I took the quiz and passed or failed – wel...

February 12th, 2017 |  


Gaver thanks Mechanicsburg community

To the community of Mechanicsburg,It has been my privilege and honor to serve the great community of Mechanicsburg as a board member on the Mechanicsb...

February 10th, 2017 |  


Slow cooker good option for hearty winter meals

Slow cooker good option for hearty winter meals

Question: One of my resolutions this year is for my family to eat healthier while I save time and money. Preparing hearty meals in a slow cooker could...

February 6th, 2017 |  


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