NEWS


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Progress of Monument Square
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Reids celebrate 50th
Reids celebrate 50th

Reids celebrate 50th

Tom and Loraine (Arms) Reid of Urbana will celebrate their 50th anniversary April 29. They were married on that date in 1967 by the Rev. Kenneth Durts...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Police: Captive woman found crying in pit in neighbor’s shed

BLANCHESTER, Ohio (AP) — A man with mental health problems kidnapped a neighbor and kept her trapped in a small grave-like pit in his backyard s...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Ohio News Briefs

Feds: Ohio men killed 2 witnesses of drug activity, beatingCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The government says two Ohio men have been arrested on allegati...

April 26th, 2017 |  


County jobless rate decreases in March

Champaign County’s jobless rate decreased again in March, according to information released Tuesday by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Ser...

April 25th, 2017 |  


New auto parts store to be built near Walmart

The city of Urbana is welcoming to town a fourth national automotive retail chain after the Urbana Planning Commission on Monday approved the final si...

April 25th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Triad tops WL-S in baseball

Printz to coach at SE; Woods steps down at Graham

Former long-time Triad football coach Payton Printz is expected to be approved as the new head coach at Southeastern High School in Clark County.Print...

April 24th, 2017 |  


UU’s Guay named MEC pitcher of the week

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. – Shepherd’s J.J Sarty is the Mountain East Conference Player of the Week, while Urbana University’s Adam Guay is ...

April 24th, 2017 |  


WL-S sweeps Mechanicsburg

WL-S sweeps Mechanicsburg

Tyler Louden threw a two-hit, one-run gem on Monday as WL-S topped Mechanicsburg, 9-1, in OHC baseball.Thomas Allen was 2 for 4 with 4 RBI for WL-S.WL...

April 24th, 2017 |  


UU baseball drops series to Fairmont St.

The Urbana University baseball team dropped both games of Monday’s doubleheader to Fairmont State, 8-1 and 11-0, at Blue Knight Field. The Fight...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Shady Bowl cancels program due to weather

DeGRAFF – Shady Bowl Speedway cancelled its Saturday night racing, as wet grounds and cold temperatures forced promoter Rick Young to cancel....

April 23rd, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Williamses celebrate 50th
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Evanses celebrate 50th
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Clyburn/Allebach
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 |  


Births

Jullian Reese LopezJullian Reese Lopez was born March 23, 2017, at 8:08 p.m., weighing 8 pounds, 8 ounces and measuring 21 inches, at home in San Anto...

April 7th, 2017 |  


Births

Keaton Kenneth MarshKevin and Keri (Smail) Marsh of Toledo announce the birth of a son, Keaton Kenneth, born March 15, 2017, in Sylvania Hospital. He ...

April 4th, 2017 |  


Births

Lukas Rolland DeanLukas Rolland Dean was born Feb. 22, 2017, at 11:01 a.m. at Memorial Hospital, Marysville, measuring 19.5 inches and weighing 8 poun...

April 4th, 2017 |  


Grieser/Reuber

Grieser/Reuber

Margaret (Maggie) Ann Grieser, daughter of Mark and Ann Grieser of St. Paris, and Zachary (Zac) Scott Reuber, son of Timothy and Valerie Reuber of St....

March 28th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Boomer Blog: Spring has sprung!

Remember that rhyme we used to recite when we were kids: “Spring has sprung/the grass is riz/I wonder where the flowers is”? Nerve-grating...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


All citizens entitled to fair housing

On April 11, 1968, President Lyndon Johnson signed the federal Fair Housing Act, which prohibited discrimination concerning the sale, rental and finan...

April 18th, 2017 |  


Preventing addiction by stopping overprescribing

Preventing addiction by stopping overprescribing

Look at your watch. In the next hour, five Americans will die of a drug overdose.I’ve been working on the issue of drug abuse prevention for mor...

April 17th, 2017 |  


NAMI of Logan and Champaign Counties hold Mental Illness Awareness Walk

Each year millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental health condition. One in 5 Americans will be affected by a mental health cond...

April 17th, 2017 |  


Veterans should be our priority

Veterans should be our priority

It’s our duty to ensure that when the men and women in uniform who sacrifice so much for our nation return home, they and their families have th...

April 17th, 2017 |  


Boomer Blog: Necessity and paradise

I belatedly realized that last week was National Library Week after my Urbana sister made passing reference to family photographs taken for the UDC al...

April 16th, 2017 |  


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