NEWS


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Route 68 crash injures 1
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. |  


Suicide prevention coalition gathers

Suicide prevention coalition gathers

The Suicide Prevention Coalition of Logan and Champaign County held its annual Champaign County Suicide Awareness Ceremony Friday at Urbana University...

September 25th, 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 |  


‘Vocal Illusions’ to visit The Gloria Oct. 23

‘Vocal Illusions’ to visit The Gloria Oct. 23

Tickets are now available for “The Vocal Illusions of Lynn Trefzger” presented by the Champaign County Arts Council and The GrandWorks Fou...

September 25th, 2016 |  


No evidence found of ultralight crash on Saturday

An extensive search by first responders for a crashed ultralight aircraft was “unable to locate anything” on Saturday, according to inform...

September 25th, 2016 updated: September 25th, 2016. |  


SPORTS


10:57 pm |    
Triad girls finish second
11:09 pm |    
Tigers go 1-2 at Minster
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 |  


Foltz prevails in Compact race at Shady Bowl

DeGRAFF - Shady Bowl Speedway hosted a full program of stock car racing on Saturday. The rural oval hosted the All- American Challenge for the front w...

September 25th, 2016 |  


WL-S teams win Ohio Caverns Invitational

The host West Liberty-Salem girls cross country team won the 44th Annual Max Evans Memorial Ohio Caverns Invitational on Saturday. The Big Orange is r...

September 25th, 2016 |  


Early goals lift UU over Fairmont State

Freshman duo Jordin Littles and Kobi Bryant each scored their first career goal, helping UU pick up its first win of the season, 2-0, over Fairmont St...

September 25th, 2016 |  


WL-S knocks off Greeneview in OHC boys soccer

WL-S beat Greeneview, 5-2, in OHC boys soccer.Tied 2-2 at halftime, the WL-S broke away with 3 second half goals to secure the team’s 6th victor...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


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LIFE


11:08 pm |    
Slones celebrate 65th
10:35 pm |    
Walter/Winnard
11:19 pm |    
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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