NEWS


10:53 pm |    
Grimes Field hangars on hold

Road Work

The Ohio Department of Transportation released the following information about area road work:*State Route 245 between Cox Road and state Route 296 is...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Time to collect pods to perpetuate monarchs

Time to collect pods to perpetuate monarchs

COLUMBUS - With the drastic decline in the population of the monarch butterfly, the Ohio Pollinator Habitat Initiative is asking the public for help i...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Appeals court: Week of early voting shouldn’t return to Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday rejected a judge’s order to restore a week of early voting in swing-state Ohio.At...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Ohio News Briefs

Underage party host sentenced for fatally shooting Ohio teenBELLEFONTAINE, Ohio (AP) — A western Ohio man who admitted that he fatally shot a te...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Triad student collecting personal items for needy

Triad student collecting personal items for needy

NORTH LEWISBURG – Triad Elementary fourth grader Tyana Young is helping her community by collecting personal items for those in need.Tyana was c...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


SPORTS


11:48 pm |    
Urbana moves up to CBC/KTD

Hillclimbers drop matches in boys golf

Urbana shot 201, Shawnee 164 and Ben Logan 172 in a recent boys golf tri-match. Juniors Taylor Armstrong and Cole Headlee led UHS with scores of 48 an...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Weber ready to be OSU’s No. 1 running back

COLUMBUS – The comparisons to Ezekiel Elliott and Carlos Hyde used to be heavier.So was Mike Weber.Weber, a redshirt freshman running back for O...

August 23rd, 2016 updated: August 25th, 2016. |  


Peterson’s goal leads Urbana to victory

Peterson’s goal leads Urbana to victory

Urbana nipped West Liberty-Salem, 1-0, in non-league boys soccer on Tuesday.UHS’s goal was scored by Caleb Peterson in the 65th minute.Elias Kir...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Cardinals have a new coach

Cardinals have a new coach

NORTH LEWISBURG – Longtime Triad football coach Payton Printz left recently to become an assistant at Minster, and it seems only appropriate tha...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Local soccer teams kick into action

The prep soccer season has begun for a couple of local teams, but a few more are set to kick off this week.At Urbana, the boys are featuring a few key...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


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LIFE


11:15 pm |    
Brown/Moorehouse
11:49 pm
Updated: 11:49 pm. |    
Chesses celebrate 50th
10:13 pm |    
Birt/Lawrence
Birt/Lawrence

Birt/Lawrence

Meghan K.F. Birt and Douglas J. Lawrence, along with their parents, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The bride-to-be is the daughte...

August 14th, 2016 updated: August 14th, 2016. |  


Births

Avary Renate RenchKimberly Behrens and Dominic Rench of Urbana announce the birth of Avary Renate Rench, born at 8:06 a.m. Aug. 3, 2016, at Memorial H...

August 10th, 2016 |  


Births

Alexandria Lynn WaltersTonya Daniel and Devan Walters of Fairborn announce the birth of a daughter, Alexandria Lynn Walters, at 8:41 p.m. July 30, 201...

August 8th, 2016 |  


Smiths celebrate 50th

Smiths celebrate 50th

Bob and Becky Smith celebrated their 50th anniversary July 16. They were married at the Nazarene Church in Urbana on July 16, 1966, by Rev. Lester Mey...

August 8th, 2016 |  


Phillips/Forsythe

Phillips/Forsythe

Jennifer Mae Phillips of Powell, daughter of Caryl and Ron Phillips of Marion, and Grant Lucas Forsythe of Powell, son of Bonnie Forsythe of Urbana an...

August 8th, 2016 |  


DeRemers celebrate 40th

DeRemers celebrate 40th

William and Loretta DeRemer of Urbana will celebrate their 40th anniversary Aug. 14. They were married on that date in 1976.They are the parents of Br...

August 8th, 2016 |  


OPINION


Higher premiums likely coming

An Indiana couple who wrote to me a few weeks ago has experienced the ups and downs of Obamacare, and they wanted me to know about one downside they n...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Boomer Blog: Old endings, new beginnings – or somewhere in between

A Japanese electronics company made the world’s last VCR at the end of July. The manufacturer discontinued the big, clunky videocassette recorde...

August 14th, 2016 |  


Boomer Blog: Assorted musings, amusing and otherwise

Unbelievably, I finished my counted cross-stitch projects for the county fair two whole weeks early, unlike my typical schedule of reaching the deadli...

August 7th, 2016 |  


We count on the mail

I got the mail today.A couple of bills. A greeting card. Some catalogs. A newspaper. One package that my wife grabbed right away. (Wonder what that wa...

August 4th, 2016 |  


Reader supports Trump/Pence

After watching the Republican and Democrat conventions I have come to the conclusion that of the two evils I think “Trump and Pence makes better...

August 2nd, 2016 |  


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