NEWS


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Christmas spirit
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Pets of the Week
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Therapist is on a mission

Champaign County EMA seeks new director

The Champaign County Emergency Management Executive Board is looking to fill the Director of Emergency Management Agency/Office of Homeland Security f...

December 4th, 2016 |  


Brown Scholarship recipients to gather

Current and fromer recipents of the Beth Brown Scholarship and their families are invited to a Christmas Celebration 3-5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, at th...

December 4th, 2016 |  


Ohio News Briefs

Man retires after decades in Ohio natural resources agencyCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A naturalist who worked in Ohio’s natural resource departm...

December 4th, 2016 |  


Candlelight Tour benefits local cancer patients

Candlelight Tour benefits local cancer patients

The Cancer Association of Champaign County held its annual Candlelight Tour of Homes in Urbana on Saturday. Proceeds from the event benefit local canc...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


Pets of the Week

Pets of the Week

PAWS Animal Shelter (cat)Put some sparkle in your life by adopting lovely Miss Sparkle. She is a pretty tiger and white cat with white paws. Her green...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Wildcats down Hillclimbers
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Charleston sweeps UU in basketball

West Virginia State sweeps Blue Knights

INSTITUTE, W. Va. – Carlas Jackson poured in a season-high 27 points but Urbana University men’s basketball fell short in a Mountain East ...

December 4th, 2016 |  


Falcons win at Marysville; WL-S’s Workman shines

MARYSVILLE – Graham’s championship wrestling march began over the weekend as the Falcons rolled to a championship at the Marysville Duals ...

December 4th, 2016 |  


Tigers fall to Miami East in boys hoops opener

West Liberty-Salem lost to Miami East, 46-41 in non-league boys basketball on Saturday.Tyler Louden had 17 points to power the attack for WL-S and Cod...

December 4th, 2016 |  


North Union defeats Triad in boys basketball

BELLEFONTAINE – North Union defeated Triad, 65-43, in the season-opening Ben Logan boys basketball tournament on Friday.The Cardinals trailed, 3...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


WL-S girls knock off Kenton Ridge, 50-45

WEST LIBERTY – WL-S knocked off Kenton Ridge, 50-45, in non-league girls basketball.The game was tied, 14-14, at the end of the first quarter an...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Wildcats down Hillclimbers

Wildcats down Hillclimbers

Visiting Hilliard Davidson came out strong and beat Urbana, 63-38, in a boys basketball opener on Friday.The Wildcats took a 19-15 lead after a quarte...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


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LIFE


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Toopses celebrate 50th
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Brinnons celebrate 55th
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Davises celebrate 50th
Brinnons celebrate 55th

Brinnons celebrate 55th

Maj. (Ret.) Charles E. and Sarah J. (Abbott) Brinnon of Pinellas Park, Florida, will celebrate their 55th anniversary with family Nov. 29. The omissio...

November 24th, 2016 |  


Stevenses celebrate 50th

Stevenses celebrate 50th

Paul Sr. and Jane Stevens of Urbana will celebrate their 50th anniversary Nov. 22. They were married on that date in 1966 by the Rev. Samuel Furrow.Th...

November 16th, 2016 |  


Lucias celebrate 60th

Lucias celebrate 60th

Edward and Patricia Lucia of Plain City will celebrate their 60th anniversary Nov. 17. They were married on that date in 1956.They have two sons and t...

November 16th, 2016 |  


Weltys celebrate 60th

Weltys celebrate 60th

Robert and Anna Jane (Frank) Welty of Christiansburg will celebrate their 60th anniversary Nov. 9. They were married on that date in 1956 in DeGraff.T...

November 6th, 2016 |  


Births

Chloe Marie TaylorChloe Marie Taylor was born Sept. 9, 2016, at 10:49 p.m., weighing 7 pounds, 4 ounces and measuring 20 inches, at Springfield Region...

November 4th, 2016 |  


OPINION


Steel yourself: ‘Tis the season for sweet treats

Steel yourself: ‘Tis the season for sweet treats

Question: I don’t usually have much of a sweet tooth, but during the holidays I tend to go overboard on cookies and other baked goods at parties...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Managing diabetes is not always easy

Managing diabetes is not always easy

Question: My husband has type 2 diabetes, and lately he has been frustrated about his blood sugar. Even though he gives himself the proper dose of ins...

November 27th, 2016 |  


Boomer Blog: Little Bits of Good

Back in August my longtime colleague, Jane Sidders, signed up to volunteer on Thursday mornings in her grandson’s kindergarten class. She found ...

November 27th, 2016 |  


Choosing health insurance for 2017 can be complex

Even though the election is over and Republicans are in a position to repeal and replace Obamacare as they’ve been vowing to do for several year...

November 27th, 2016 |  


Read fine print before choosing Medicare plan

Medicare open enrollment started Oct. 15 and runs through early December. It’s the time when seniors and disabled people can switch plans to cov...

November 24th, 2016 |  


Boomer Blog: Remembering the Thanks in Thanksgiving

I am an “Over the River and Through the Woods” kind of gal when it comes to Thanksgiving. As such, I consider several modern trends somehow disres...

November 21st, 2016 updated: November 21st, 2016. |  


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