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Man receives additional prison time for felony

A man already serving a prison term for drug possession was ordered to spend more time in prison after pleading guilty to a newer charge Monday.Michae...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Author discusses herbs and healing at M’burg Library

MECHANICSBURG - Author and ethnobotanist Dawn Combs of Marysville will speak about her book “Heal Local: 20 Essential Herbs for Do-It-Yourself H...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Ohio News Briefs

Ohio military, overseas voters can now cast ballotsCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio military and overseas voters can now cast ballots for the November...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Program to honor U.S. airmen who served during World War II

Program to honor U.S. airmen who served during World War II

The second annual Remembrance Ceremony for U.S. Army Air Force personnel who served during WWII will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Ch...

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


State of the Plate Local Foods Dinner is Oct. 9

State of the Plate Local Foods Dinner is Oct. 9

MECHANICSBURG - The 4th annual State of the Plate Local Foods Dinner will be held Sunday, Oct. 9, at the historic Wren Farm outside Mechanicsburg.This...

September 25th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Playoff picture takes shape
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Triad girls finish second
Playoff picture takes shape

Playoff picture takes shape

The local playoff picture is beginning to unfold, and onlookers can see some trends developing in Champaign County teams.As divisional play begins in ...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Blue Knights top Shepherd in men’s soccer

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W. Va. – The Urbana University men’s soccer team blitzed Shepherd with 40 shots and 16 shots on goal during a 5-0 victory o...

September 28th, 2016 updated: September 28th, 2016. |  


UU’s Jones selected MEC Player of the Week

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. – Notre Dame College’s Leonardo Paiva is the Mountain East Conference Offensive Player of the Week for the second straig...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Indians rated third in Division VI, Region 24

In the latest prep football computer playoff poll, Mechanicsburg (5-0) is rated third in Division VI, Region 24.The top eight teams in each region adv...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Tigers go 1-2 at Minster

Tigers go 1-2 at Minster

West Liberty-Salem went 1-2 at the Minster volleyball tournament over the weekend.The Tigers lost to Covington, 26-24, 26-24.Tory Cordell had 9 kills,...

September 26th, 2016 |  


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LIFE


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Slones celebrate 65th
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Walter/Winnard
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Piatt/White

Births

Lexi Shae PryorLexi Shae Pryor was born Sept. 9, 2016, at 12:21 a.m., weighing 7 pounds, 11 ounces and measuring 20.5 inches, at Springfield Regional ...

September 16th, 2016 |  


Burroughses celebrate 40th

Burroughses celebrate 40th

Jeff and Dianne Burroughs of St. Paris celebrated their 40th anniversary by vacationing in Bermuda, where they had honeymooned. They were married Sept...

September 16th, 2016 |  


Diberts celebrate 30th

Diberts celebrate 30th

Gary and Stephanie Dibert of Champaign County celebrated their 30th anniversary Sept. 13.They are the parents of five children, Elizabeth Reisinger, G...

September 13th, 2016 |  


Cauleys celebrate 50th

Cauleys celebrate 50th

Robert and Tanya Cauley Sr. of Mingo will celebrate their 50th anniversary Sept. 15. They were married on that date in 1966 by Rev. Samuel Furrow in U...

September 8th, 2016 |  


Births

Charlotte “Charlee” Raye AnayaAshlee Anaya of Urbana announces the birth of daughter Charlotte “Charlee” Raye Anaya. She was b...

September 7th, 2016 |  


OPINION


Restrictive diet can help ease intestinal issues

Restrictive diet can help ease intestinal issues

Question: I have a friend who no longer eats wheat products, onions, garlic or a lot of other foods. She said it’s because she has been experien...

September 21st, 2016 |  


What will happen when fiber is no longer fiber?

What will happen when fiber is no longer fiber?

Question: I understand that the recommendation for fiber intake is going up. When will we see that reflected on Nutrition Facts labels?Answer: The new...

September 20th, 2016 |  


Teamwork ensured veteran’s grave properly marked

Thanks to Mr. Buzzy Moore, Mr. Bill Gibson and Ms. Cinda Bailey for a job well done!All of the above named were instrumental with completing a task th...

September 19th, 2016 |  


Boomer Blog: When the ordinary became extraordinary

This week’s article contains very few of my own words. On Saturday afternoon I read the following Facebook post by Stacey Sanchez, who wrote elo...

September 18th, 2016 |  


Look out for resistant weeds

Look out for resistant weeds

This is a great time of year to scout soybean fields to see which weeds broke through your herbicide program and consider what changes need to be made...

September 13th, 2016 |  


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