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Students of the Month
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UHS Students of the Month

Ohio News Briefs

Lawmakers want taxes on feminine products eliminatedCINCINNATI (AP) — Lawmakers in Ohio have proposed a law that would remove sales taxes from f...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Urbana Jr. High Students of Month

Urbana Jr. High Students of Month

Urbana Junior High Students of the Month were 8th graders Samantha Rooney in December and Harmony Stewart in January.Urbana Junior High Students of th...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Shrove Tuesday supper goes public

Shrove Tuesday supper goes public

The Episcopal Church of the Epiphany’s Shrove Tuesday’s pancake supper Feb. 28 will be open to the entire community. It’s usually ju...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Urbana cheerleaders on way to state competition

Urbana cheerleaders on way to state competition

The Urbana High School competition cheerleading squad competed at the OASSA Regional cheerleading competition at Dayton Stivers School of the Arts. Wi...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Seniors of the Month

Seniors of the Month

West Liberty-Salem’s Seniors of the Month for February are Kiana Reames and Adam Schultz. Here are their comments.Kiana ReamesPARENTS: David and...

February 17th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


WL-S freshmen prevail at basketball tourney

WL-S freshmen prevail at basketball tourney

The West Liberty-Salem freshman boys basketball team won the freshman OHC basketball tournament. .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .neFileBlock p...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Dodane scores 18 as Mechanicsburg beats Fairlawn

MECHANICSBURG – Mikayla Dodane had a game-high 18 points as Mechanicsburg beat Fairlawn, 49-21, in non-league girls basketball on Thursday.The I...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Oester Era set to begin for UU baseball

Urbana University baseball launches a new era under head coach Jake Oester when the Blue Knights journey to Lynchburg, Virginia, to open the 2017 seas...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Ford leads Graham to win over Mechanicsburg

MECHANICSBURG – Graham senior Andrew Ford continued his quest for the CBC scoring title with 27 points – including 6 threes in the second ...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Things aren’t going well for Kevin Cook

Things aren’t going well for Kevin Cook

After leading the Winthrop (S.C.) University women’s basketball team to the NCAA tournament in 2014, things haven’t gone very well for hea...

February 15th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Justices celebrate 50th
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Bosticks celebrate 50th
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Woodruffs celebrate 60th

Births

Greyson Michael PlattDr. Sean M. Platt and Meggi S. Lensman of Rochester, MN, formerly of Cleveland and St. Paris, announce the birth of their son, Gr...

January 30th, 2017 |  


Haines/Manuel

Haines/Manuel

Brianna Haines of Urbana, daughter of Forrest and Vicky Haines of Urbana, and Seth Manuel of Tipp City, son of Stanley and Debbie Manuel of Tipp City,...

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 |  


Births

Melodee Jeannette HaddixMelodee Jeannette Haddix was born Oct. 28, 2016, at 4:43 p.m., weighing 7 pounds, 12.5 ounces and measuring 20 inches, at Memo...

January 3rd, 2017 |  


Purk/Parthemore

Purk/Parthemore

Ali Nichole Purk and Ross Whitman Parthemore were married at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 15 at The Farm Event Center, Mechanicsburg.The bride is the daughter of Bi...

December 30th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Going in circles again

Local reader details abortion procedure

The Associated Press news brief in the Daily Citizen (Feb. 11, page 2) on abortion requires qualification.“Dilation and Evacuation” (D &am...

February 13th, 2017 |  


Try dark chocolate for healthier Valentine’s Day

Try dark chocolate for healthier Valentine’s Day

Question: I want to celebrate Valentine’s Day with a sweet treat for my wife this year, but I don’t want to derail her healthy eating regi...

February 12th, 2017 |  


Boomer Blog: More mature than the soil of the earth

Recently a quiz to determine if someone is “Older Than Dirt” made the rounds on Facebook. I took the quiz and passed or failed – wel...

February 12th, 2017 |  


Gaver thanks Mechanicsburg community

To the community of Mechanicsburg,It has been my privilege and honor to serve the great community of Mechanicsburg as a board member on the Mechanicsb...

February 10th, 2017 |  


Slow cooker good option for hearty winter meals

Slow cooker good option for hearty winter meals

Question: One of my resolutions this year is for my family to eat healthier while I save time and money. Preparing hearty meals in a slow cooker could...

February 6th, 2017 |  


Boomer Blog: A random state of mind

I have been in a random state of mind lately. This week’s article, then, is something of a potluck…I recently wrote about the newspaper we...

February 5th, 2017 |  


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