NEWS


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Eagle Scout Lockwood honored

At least 12 tornadoes strike Indiana, Ohio; no bad injuries

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A wave of severe storms produced at least a dozen tornadoes in Indiana and Ohio, damaging homes and businesses but causing n...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Ohio News Briefs

Ohio court: Juvenile crimes can’t enhance adult sentencesCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s Supreme Court has ruled that prior juvenile co...

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


Local businesses invited to Activities Fair at UU

Urbana University is inviting all area businesses and organizations to participate in the 2016 Activities Fair on Tuesday, Aug. 30, from 11 a.m. to 1 ...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Alicia Titus Peace Run set for Sept. 10 at Urbana U.

Alicia Titus Peace Run set for Sept. 10 at Urbana U.

The Alicia Titus Memorial Peace Run 5K and 1 Mile Walk will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at the Student Center at Urbana University.The Walk/...

August 24th, 2016 |  


New truck to make local recycling easier

New truck to make local recycling easier

The North Central Ohio Solid Waste District and Union Recyclers announced the purchase of a new recycling truck for use at mobile recycling access sit...

August 24th, 2016 |  


What GMO labeling means for storage, distribution

What GMO labeling means for storage, distribution

LONDON - Foods with labels indicating they were made with genetically modified ingredients are coming soon to a grocery store near you. But what are t...

August 24th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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

Ohio State eager to get Brown on the field

COLUMBUS — Noah Brown has had more surgeries than catches in his career at Ohio State, but has earned the respect of his teammates and coaches, ...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Super Late Models at Shady Bowl Speedway

DeGRAFF - Shady Bowl Speedway will play host to the premier super late model series on Saturday when the Main Event Racing Series (MERS) makes its ann...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Urbana moves up to CBC/KTD

Urbana moves up to CBC/KTD

The Urbana High School football team returns almost every starter from last season except one – quarterback Levi Boettcher, who elected to not p...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Local runners ready to log the miles

At Urbana, Coach Mandy Parker was unable to field a girls cross country team due to lack of interest, but the boys team has eight runners.Senior Alec ...

August 24th, 2016 |  


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 |  


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LIFE


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Brown/Moorehouse
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Chesses celebrate 50th
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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 |  


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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