NEWS


WL-S school building project nearing completion

WEST LIBERTY – West Liberty-Salem Local Schools’ building project is nearing completion, with the majority of the work set to be done with...

March 26th, 2017 |  


Then & Now: Corner of N. Main and W. Court

Then & Now: Corner of N. Main and W. Court

Gordon’s Clothing Store did business on the southwest corner of North Main and West Court streets, Urbana, as noted in the circa 1926 photo. The...

March 26th, 2017 |  


Champaign County Department of Job and Family Services hosts free film

A free showing of the movie “Lego Batman” will be presented April 20 at The Gloria Theatre, 216 S. Main St. Doors will open at 7 p.m. The ...

March 26th, 2017 |  


Woman’s Tourist Club, Mechanicsburg, seeks nominations for Empowered Woman

MECHANICSBURG - The Woman’s Tourist Club in Mechanicsburg will recognize a woman who represents our club’s values by presenting the 2017 E...

March 26th, 2017 |  


The Champaign Aviation Museum will present lecture on the Doolittle Raid

The “Doolittle Raid” will be the subject of a free lecture at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 30, and at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 8, at the C...

March 26th, 2017 |  


DOGTORS Animal-Assisted Therapy dogs visit Mechanicsburg Public Library

DOGTORS Animal-Assisted Therapy dogs visit Mechanicsburg Public Library

MECHANICSBURG - The Mechanicsburg Public Library has been providing a fun way to practice reading for 14 years. The “PAWS for Reading” pro...

March 26th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


10:51 pm |    
Graham downs Mechanicsburg
10:38 pm |    
UU softball swept at home
10:38 pm |    
UU sweeps Fairmont State

WL-S splits doubleheader in Nashville

West Liberty-Salem went to Tennessee for the start of the 2017 spring baseball season, splitting a pair of games on Saturday.The Tigers fell to Unionv...

March 26th, 2017 |  


District 9 senior all-star games this week

The District 9 senior all-star basketball games will be held March 30-31 at Troy High School.On Thursday, March 30, the Division IV girls game will be...

March 26th, 2017 |  


UU softball swept at home

UU softball swept at home

The Urbana University softball team fell twice to a hot-hitting Shepherd squad at Blue Knight Field Saturday afternoon. The Rams won 9-1 in the first ...

March 26th, 2017 |  


UU splits baseball twinbill with WVSU

Early scoring led to a 9-4 victory for Urbana University baseball in the first game of Saturday’s home twinbill against West Virginia State. The...

March 26th, 2017 |  


Shady Bowl readies for 2017 race season

DeGRAFF – Shady Bowl Speedway will kick off its 2017 season this Saturday with an open practice session from 2 p.m. to dark. Promoter Rick Young...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


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LIFE


10:49 pm |    
Brenners celebrate 25th
10:36 pm |    
Ewing/Dunlavy
10:37 pm |    
Crowders celebrate 40th

Births

Sloane Boggs WardR. Adam Ward and Kristin Boggs of Columbus announce the birth of a daughter, Sloane Boggs Ward, born Dec. 20, 2016, in Columbus. She ...

March 16th, 2017 updated: March 17th, 2017. |  


Perry/LeVan

Perry/LeVan

Megan Elizabeth Perry of Cable, daughter of Max and Sandi Perry, and Charles Henry “Hank” LeVan of Woodstock, son of Dr. Louis and Melissa...

March 16th, 2017 |  


Births

Paxson Scott WardElliott and Jessica Ward of Springfield announce the birth of a son, Paxson Scott Ward, born March 1, 2017, in Springfield. He weighe...

March 16th, 2017 |  


Births

Evelyn Skye JacksonEvelyn Skye Jackson was born Feb. 16, 2017, weighing 6 pounds, 10.4 ounces and measuring 19.5 inches, at Springfield Regional Medic...

March 16th, 2017 |  


Births

Ella Rose HerringBrandon and Faith Herring of Galloway announce the birth of a daughter, Ella Rose Herring, born at 5:48 a.m. Feb. 25, 2017, at Doctor...

March 10th, 2017 |  


OPINION


National Nutrition Month is good time to start eating more fruits, veggies

National Nutrition Month is good time to start eating more fruits, veggies

Question: I do most of the cooking in my house and try to make sure that the meals I prepare are both good tasting and healthy. However, I am in a rut...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


MHS play a success to remember

I want to express my sincere appreciation and thanks to the group of people that helped get a musical performance back at Mechanicsburg Schools. It ha...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


How changes in Affordable Care Act could affect you

Republican efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare are getting lots of media attention. But like most reporting on major issues, the coverage is about...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Hat is off to ‘Oklahoma!’

These day we sadly read of violence in our schools and problems with our youth. Recently I attended the Mechanicsburg class play “Oklahoma!̶...

March 19th, 2017 |  


Strengthening Medicare and saving seniors money

Strengthening Medicare and saving seniors money

We need to do all we can to make Medicare more affordable and easier to use for Ohio seniors. One way we do that is by fixing the so-called “obs...

March 19th, 2017 |  


Boomer Blog: A Week’s Worth of Pondering

A weekend ago – and even into Monday – I spent several hours at my new computer proofreading a handbook for a local business. The project ...

March 19th, 2017 |  


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