NEWS


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Pets of the Week
Pets of the Week

Pets of the Week

PAWS Animal Shelter (dog)Hey folks, my name is Duke and I am a real lady killer here at the shelter. I’m handsome, fun and I am lovin’ the...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Man pleads not guilty to assault, menacing charges

Man pleads not guilty to assault, menacing charges

An Urbana man indicted for allegedly assaulting law enforcement pleaded not guilty this week.Michael A. Dean, 33, pleaded not guilty to one count each...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Council appoints Murphy as council president

NORTH LEWISBURG - The village council nominated council member Ted Murphy as council president for 2017 during Tuesday’s regular meeting.The mot...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Champaign’s homeless to be counted Jan. 24

According to the 2016 Point-in-Time (PIT) count, the number of Champaign County residents considered homeless by the federal government’s defini...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Eldean Bridge named National Historic Landmark

Eldean Bridge named National Historic Landmark

MIAMI COUNTY —The U.S. Department of the Interior announced 24 new National Historic Landmarks this week, including Eldean Bridge in Troy.“...

January 13th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Shepherd sweeps Blue Knights

Rodgers leads Packers over Cowboys

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — This time it was a catch, and another win for the Green Bay Packers.Call it a “Half Mary” from Aaron Rodgers...

January 15th, 2017 |  


‘Climbers win at Kenton Ridge

‘Climbers win at Kenton Ridge

SPRINGFIELD – Urbana got off to a bit of a slow start, but did enough going forward to earn a 61-29 victory over Kenton Ridge in CBC/KTD boys ba...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Urbana’s Moss earns 400th career victory

SPRINGFIELD – Urbana Coach Bill Moss earned his 400th career victory as the Hillclimbers defeated Northeastern, 67-45, in non-league girls baske...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Tigers knock off Chieftains

Tigers knock off Chieftains

BELLEFONTAINE – West Liberty-Salem and Bellefontaine fought tooth and nail on Thursday, but the Tigers pulled away late and came out ahead, 53-3...

January 12th, 2017 |  


WL-S will induct three into Hall of Fame

The West Liberty-Salem Athletic Hall of Fame committee has announced the 2017 induction class: Emerson Brown, Wayne Ropp and Abbey Ledford-Thompson wi...

January 11th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Births

Gauge Lee CassellGauge Lee Cassell was born Nov. 9, 2016, at Memorial Hospital of Union County, weighing 8.7 pounds and measuring 19 inches, to Joshua...

December 29th, 2016 |  


Births

Brantley Evan Joseph WilliamsJoseph Williams and Elizabeth West of Marysville announce the birth of a son, Brantley Evan Joseph Williams, born at 11:3...

December 24th, 2016 |  


Ferrymans celebrate 50th

Ferrymans celebrate 50th

Jack and Carol Ferryman of Urbana will celebrate their 50th anniversary Dec. 24. The couple were married on that date in 1966 in Urbana by Rev. Wesley...

December 20th, 2016 |  


Births

Jace TaylorJace Taylor was born Oct. 27, 2016, at 4 a.m., weighing 9 pounds, 2 ounces and measuring 21 inches, at Soin Hospital to Amy Evans-Taylor an...

December 14th, 2016 |  


Births

Caroline “Cara” May BarrettCaroline “Cara” May Barrett was born Dec. 5, 2016, at 8:21 a.m. weighing 7 pounds, 5 ounces and mea...

December 14th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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No more excuses, Republicans

Boomer Blog: The inconvenience of the good, old days

Thank goodness the month of December is over! My relief, however, is unrelated to the holiday season just celebrated. The last month of 2016 presented...

January 8th, 2017 |  


Seniors need to take care of themselves during winter

“Oh baby, it’s cold outside,” is a suitable phrase for the season and fitting for the extreme freezes we’re experiencing acros...

January 6th, 2017 |  


Changing Obamacare may mean higher costs, less coverage

Lori Eng, a 62-year-old office manager who works in western Nebraska, sent an email not long ago telling me she was “terrified” she might ...

January 6th, 2017 |  


Elections and polls: Who cares who’s ahead?

Elections and polls: Who cares who’s ahead?

Why do voters need to know who is winning or losing a political campaign before the votes are counted?In the wake of Donald Trump’s victory in t...

January 2nd, 2017 |  


Delivering results in 2016

Delivering results in 2016

Ohioans are tired of Washington gridlock and want to see things getting done that will help them and their families. That’s how I feel. We don&#...

January 1st, 2017 |  


Boomer Blog: Grow and be inspired in 2017

For all the hoopla generated, there is really little visible change as one year melts into the next. Oh, the occasional new calendar page pops up here...

January 1st, 2017 |  


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