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Ohio city bans water due to unsafe reservoir levelsLOGAN, Ohio (AP) — A southeast Ohio city is banning water due to unsafe reservoir water suppl...

June 27th, 2016 updated: June 27th, 2016. |  


School clothing, supply collection begins soon

The 24th annual School Clothes and Supplies for Kids Drive is now being organized by Messiah Lutheran Church, at 1013 East Lawn Avenue in Urbana. The ...

June 26th, 2016 |  


City lifeguard is mechanical engineering major

City lifeguard is mechanical engineering major

This is Kristoffer Hamilton’s 3rd summer at the Melvin Miller Park pool. He is a sophomore drum major and a mechanical engineering major at The ...

June 26th, 2016 |  


Sun shines on home & garden tour

Sun shines on home & garden tour

Joyce Prosser admired a planter of flowers at the Wilbur garden on West Church Street during Saturday’s Champaign County Preservation Alliance H...

June 26th, 2016 |  


Ohio News Briefs

UHS alum to appear on TVCOLUMBUS - Michael Kent, a Columbus area magician and 1997 graduate from Urbana High School, will appear on the season premier...

June 26th, 2016 updated: June 26th, 2016. |  


WL-S board approves treasurer resignation

WEST LIBERTY – West Liberty-Salem Local Schools Treasurer Steve Godwin will retire at the end of next school year.The school board approved his ...

June 26th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


Eaton wins Vores at Shady Bowl

Eaton wins Vores at Shady Bowl

DeGRAFF — The Vores Compact Touring Series made its annual appearance with a full field of cars Saturday at Shady Bowl Speedway. Shady Bowl driv...

June 26th, 2016 |  


UU swim teams earn Scholar All-America status

For the third straight year, Urbana University’s Aerika Wieser has been named a Scholar All-American by the College Swimming & Diving Coache...

June 24th, 2016 |  


Roundup

10-u softballStreets Towing defeated Bet-R-Buy Auto Sales, 11-7. Outstanding players for Streets Towing were Kaydence Feasel and Kaydee Roberts. Outst...

June 24th, 2016 |  


VORES CTS Series at Shady Bowl

VORES CTS Series at Shady Bowl

DeGRAFF — The VORES Compact Touring Series will be the stars of the speedway this Saturday when the series will race at Shady Bowl Speedway.The ...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Roundup

10-u baseballRoy’s Tune-up beat Alise Photography, 17-8.Alise standouts were Breven Stanley, Jake Reck and Sean Butkhammer.Roy’s standouts...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


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LIFE


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Brugger/Dean
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Detling/Rogers
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Pullinses celebrate 60th
Foster/Beams

Foster/Beams

Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Foster of Urbana announce the engagement of their daughter, Morgan Marie Foster of Urbana, to Joseph Jay Beams of Urbana.The brid...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Woodruffs celebrate 50th

Woodruffs celebrate 50th

Timothy G. and Joyce K. (Good) Woodruff of West Liberty celebrated their 50th anniversary with a dinner party hosted by Jennifer and Eric Schwaderer o...

June 12th, 2016 |  


Edwards/Williamson

Edwards/Williamson

Audrey Renee Edwards, daughter of Bill and Kim Edwards of Urbana, married Philip Michael Williamson, son of Gary and Kim Williamson of Kettering, on J...

June 10th, 2016 |  


Thomases celebrate 50th

Thomases celebrate 50th

Gary and Patricia (Davis) Thomas of Cable will celebrate their 50th anniversary with a party from 5 to 8 p.m. June 18 at 4420 E. state Route 29, Urban...

June 9th, 2016 |  


Brammer/Gilleland

Brammer/Gilleland

Jackie Elizabeth Brammer of Urbana and Sean Patrick Gilleland of Urbana were married at 3:30 p.m. May 21 at C.J. Brown Reservoir, Springfield.The brid...

June 9th, 2016 |  


Murrays celebrate 60th

Murrays celebrate 60th

David and Doris (Mattox) Murray will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on June 10. They were married June 10, 1956, by the Rev. Richard Johnson...

June 8th, 2016 |  


OPINION


Boomer Blog: A little of this and that

It seems the forces of nature wanted to extend an appropriately warm welcome to summer this year. Many of us spent the last weekend of spring dealing ...

June 26th, 2016 |  


We have been snookered on school

Transparency in regards to the Urbana School situation means answering the following questions:1.What ever made you buy the first site close to a land...

June 26th, 2016 |  


Celebrity waiters event sets record

On behalf of my co-chairman, Phil Upchurch and the entire Board of Trustees of the Cancer Association of Champaign County, I want to thank everyone wh...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Keep food safety in mind when camping

Keep food safety in mind when camping

Question: We are planning to go camping for a long weekend this summer and I want to be sure we’re smart about the food we bring and prepare. Wh...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


UFD seeks donations for fire safety education

Do you remember when firefighters visited your school and taught fire safety? Or, maybe you remember how excited you were on your first trip to the fi...

June 21st, 2016 |  


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