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Ohio bill would require teaching cursive writing in schools

Ohio bill would require teaching cursive writing in schoolsCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Some state lawmakers want to bring back cursive handwriting as ...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Urbana City Council to address roadway improvements on Route 36

Urbana City Council to address roadway improvements on Route 36

Two projects aimed at improving infrastructure on the city’s east side will be before Urbana City Council during its meeting at 6 p.m. today in ...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Deer takes early trek in downtown Urbana

Deer takes early trek in downtown Urbana

A deer hoofing its way through downtown Urbana on Monday morning passed through one local business before being coaxed to safety by local police offic...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Ryan Berry stretches neck for votes in ‘Bad Art by Good People’ fundraiser

Ryan Berry stretches neck for votes in ‘Bad Art by Good People’ fundraiser

The polls are now open for the sixth annual “Bad Art by Good People” fundraiser, presented by the Champaign County Arts Council. The Urban...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Kasich wants Ohio teachers to complete business externships

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A provision in Gov. John Kasich’s budget proposal would require Ohio teachers to complete externships with a local b...

February 20th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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 |  


Falcon wrestlers sweep CBC; Indians win OHC title

Graham won the overall CBC wrestling championship with 341.5 points. Bellefontaine was 2nd with 144 and Urbana finished 4th with109.5.The Falcons took...

February 19th, 2017 |  


WL-S girls top Northeastern in sectional

PITTSBURG – West Liberty-Salem took care of business in the Division III girls basketball sectional on Saturday, downing OHC rival Northeastern,...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Logan Cole honored, WL-S beats Triad Cardinals

Logan Cole honored, WL-S beats Triad Cardinals

WEST LIBERTY – West Liberty-Salem honored Logan Cole before the start of Friday night’s OHC rivalry game with Triad, presenting him with a...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Howell leads Urbana to win over Shawnee

Kalen Howell scored a team-high 18 points as Urbana defeated visiting Shawnee, 52-40, in CBC/KTD boys basketball Friday night.“It was kind of a ...

February 17th, 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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