NEWS


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Local author pens first book
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Recent Votes in US Congress
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Youth Choir sings on Sunday
Habitat for Humanity aids mother, son

Habitat for Humanity aids mother, son

Life has been anything but easy for Urbana resident Barb Brooks, who became a widow last year and whose 13-year-old son was born with cerebral palsy, ...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Youth Choir sings on Sunday

Youth Choir sings on Sunday

The Champaign County Youth Choir will present its annual holiday concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11, at the First Presbyterian Church on West Court Str...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Trump chooses regional farmer

Trump chooses regional farmer

UNION COUNTY — Central Ohio farmer Fred Yoder was on his tractor busily grinding up corn stalks in his Union County corn field, while at the sam...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Ohio News Briefs

Lawmakers freeze unemployment benefits; delay overhaul plansCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State lawmakers will freeze benefits for unemployed workers at...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Candlelight vigil to be held in Mechanicsburg

MECHANICSBURG — The annual candlelight vigil to honor lost loved ones will take place at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 11, at 7 p.m. on Main Street in ...

December 6th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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UU places 13th in final poll

Northwestern holds off Graham in girls basketball

Northwestern nipped Graham, 46-44, in CBC girls basketball on Wednesday.Kari Sollenberger scored 23 points to lead the Falcons.Northwestern won the ja...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Underwood leads Hillclimbers to win over Ponitz

DAYTON – Jace Underwood scored a team-high 24 points as Urbana held off Ponitz, 53-50, in non-league boys basketball on Tuesday.“This is a...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Local grapplers eyeing state

Local grapplers eyeing state

Champaign County has been a mainstay on the state wrestling scene with Graham winning so many titles over the last two decades.Last season, wrestlers ...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Triad’s Dixon signs with Wilmington College

Triad High School senior Ali Dixon has signed a letter of intent to play softball next year for Wilmington College.WL-S bowlingSpringfield Catholic Ce...

December 5th, 2016 |  


Micah Jordan claims 149 title at Keen Invite

LAS VEGAS – Two champions. One runner up. Two third placers. The Ohio State wrestling team came back from Las Vegas with some hardware to show f...

December 5th, 2016 |  


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LIFE


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Toopses celebrate 50th
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Brinnons celebrate 55th

Births

Jackson Alan McCoyMatthew and Heather McCoy of Urbana announce the birth of a son, Jackson Alan McCoy, born at 6:57 p.m. Nov. 19, 2016, in Memorial Ho...

November 24th, 2016 |  


Davises celebrate 50th

Davises celebrate 50th

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Davis of Mechanicsburg will celebrate their 50th anniversary Oct. 29. They were married on that date in 1966 by the Rev. Fox.The Da...

November 21st, 2016 |  


Stevenses celebrate 50th

Stevenses celebrate 50th

Paul Sr. and Jane Stevens of Urbana will celebrate their 50th anniversary Nov. 22. They were married on that date in 1966 by the Rev. Samuel Furrow.Th...

November 16th, 2016 |  


Lucias celebrate 60th

Lucias celebrate 60th

Edward and Patricia Lucia of Plain City will celebrate their 60th anniversary Nov. 17. They were married on that date in 1956.They have two sons and t...

November 16th, 2016 |  


Weltys celebrate 60th

Weltys celebrate 60th

Robert and Anna Jane (Frank) Welty of Christiansburg will celebrate their 60th anniversary Nov. 9. They were married on that date in 1956 in DeGraff.T...

November 6th, 2016 |  


OPINION


Healthy eating: The gift that keeps on giving

Healthy eating: The gift that keeps on giving

Question: My grandchildren are coming for an extended visit over the holidays. I’ve been concerned about some of their eating habits, but as the...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Steel yourself: ‘Tis the season for sweet treats

Steel yourself: ‘Tis the season for sweet treats

Question: I don’t usually have much of a sweet tooth, but during the holidays I tend to go overboard on cookies and other baked goods at parties...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Managing diabetes is not always easy

Managing diabetes is not always easy

Question: My husband has type 2 diabetes, and lately he has been frustrated about his blood sugar. Even though he gives himself the proper dose of ins...

November 27th, 2016 |  


Boomer Blog: Little Bits of Good

Back in August my longtime colleague, Jane Sidders, signed up to volunteer on Thursday mornings in her grandson’s kindergarten class. She found ...

November 27th, 2016 |  


Choosing health insurance for 2017 can be complex

Even though the election is over and Republicans are in a position to repeal and replace Obamacare as they’ve been vowing to do for several year...

November 27th, 2016 |  


Read fine print before choosing Medicare plan

Medicare open enrollment started Oct. 15 and runs through early December. It’s the time when seniors and disabled people can switch plans to cov...

November 24th, 2016 |  


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