NEWS


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Pets of the Week
Chapter FFA Degree Ceremony is part of Urbana FFA Annual Banquet

Chapter FFA Degree Ceremony is part of Urbana FFA Annual Banquet

The Urbana FFA held its annual banquet on April 23. The banquet was called to order at 5:30 p.m. by Jared Weller. Over 170 members and guests were pre...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Graham school bus drivers honored

ST. PARIS - Each year the state hosts the School Bus Road-E-O, a competition for school bus drivers to test their skills, knowledge and procedures. Th...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Champaign County Arts Council awards English Scholarship for the Fine Arts

Champaign County Arts Council awards English Scholarship for the Fine Arts

The Champaign County Arts Council selected MacKenzie McGill as the recipient of its 2017 Eva and Charles B. English Scholarship for the Fine Arts.McGi...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Urbana North Student of the Month

Urbana North Student of the Month

Sophia King is a Student of the Month at Urbana North Elementary. She is shown here with her teacher, Mendie Bowdle. .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20...

May 26th, 2017 |  


M’burg FFA General Livestock team wins State Finals of Livestock judging

M’burg FFA General Livestock team wins State Finals of Livestock judging

MECHANICSBURG - The Mechanicsburg General Livestock team competed in the State Finals of Livestock judging and emerged as the champions. Close to 1,00...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Ohio News Briefs

Ohio man charged with making threats at Mexican restaurantTOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man has been charged with ethnic intimidation after police...

May 26th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Big weekend at Shady Bowl

UU softball lands ‘triple threat’ player in Pate

Urbana University head softball coach Kira Zeiter announced Thursday the signing of Kayleigh Pate (Brownsburg, Ind./Brownsburg HS).Pate will begin att...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Powell qualifies for finals in 400 run

LEXINGTON —Three local athletes competed at the Divison II regional track and field preliminaries on Thursday.Graham’s Tyler Powell qualif...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Tigers show well in Division III regional prelims

TROY – The West Liberty-Salem girls track and field team performed well in its Division III regional preliminary races on Wednesday, moving the ...

May 24th, 2017 |  


New NFL rules don’t seem all that great

New NFL rules don’t seem all that great

NFL owners made a couple of interesting decisions at their meeting in Chicago earlier this week, and I’m not really a fan of either one.They dec...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Tigers succumb to mistakes

Tigers succumb to mistakes

DAYTON – Bishop Ready took advantage of some hard-hit balls and a few mistakes by West Liberty-Salem to down the Tigers, 4-2, in a Division III ...

May 24th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Ropp/Sidders
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Reeses celebrate 25th
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Hoffman/Henry
Finch/Mooneyham

Finch/Mooneyham

Mr. and Mrs. David Finch of Urbana announce the engagement of their daughter Breck Rashel of Bellefontaine to Rian Mooneyham of Bellefontaine.The brid...

May 4th, 2017 |  


Births

James Thomas CorbinJames Thomas Corbin was born March 14, 2017, at 9:49 a.m., weighing 7 pounds, 9.8 ounces and measuring 19 3/4 inches at Madison Cou...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Williamses celebrate 50th

Williamses celebrate 50th

Jack and Becky Williams of Woodstock will celebrate their 50th anniversary April 29 with a 2-4 p.m. open house at the Woodstock Lions Club, 2235 N. st...

April 18th, 2017 |  


Births

Taye Jermaine HollidayTaye Jermaine Holliday was born April 13, 2017, at 8:47 a.m. weighing 7 pounds, 11 ounces and measuring 20 3/4 inches at Soin Me...

April 14th, 2017 |  


Births

Peyton Lynn BrakeRoger Brake Jr. and Cassie Brake of Mechanicsburg announce the birth of Peyton Lynn Brake, born at 5:47 p.m. April 10, 2017, weighing...

April 12th, 2017 |  


Evanses celebrate 50th

Evanses celebrate 50th

Van and Mary Evans of Urbana celebrated their 50th anniversary April 8. They were married on that date in 1967 by the Rev. Wesley Matthews.They are th...

April 11th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Steinem never had a child

The Associated Press article on Gloria Steinem (Urbana Daily Citizen, May 18, p. 8) reports her as saying “The question is not pro-abortion or a...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Let’s address problem of drug addiction, not retreat

Let’s address problem of drug addiction, not retreat

Recently the media reported that the White House is considering cutting 95 percent of the funding for the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDC...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Students beautify cemetery

The trustees of Evergreen Cemetery would like to thank the Graham students who came out to do some spring cleaning in the cemetery on United Service D...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Boomer Blog: Square meals in hard times

We Baby Boomers did not experience the Great Depression or the war years first-hand, but we certainly grew up being influenced by those extraordinary ...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Check out apps to help plan perfect trip for grandparents and grandkids

Summer equates to vacations. It’s the most favorable time for road trips. Kids are out of school and ready to take a trip with the grandparents....

May 18th, 2017 |  


Carol Marak at Seniorcare.com has ideas on making friends

Having friends makes life a lot more fun, enjoyable and easier to deal with challenges. But as one grows older, research shows, it’s harder to h...

May 16th, 2017 |  


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