Ohio News Briefs

Cincinnati council adds needle exchange to 2018 budgetCINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati City Council has approved funding in the city’s 201...

June 21st, 2017 |  


St. Paris, West Liberty offer early fireworks

The villages of St. Paris and West Liberty are starting the fireworks season with early shows this Saturday.The Johnson-St. Paris Volunteer Firefighte...

June 20th, 2017 |  


County jobless rate increased in May

Champaign County’s jobless rate increased in May, according to information released Tuesday by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.Th...

June 20th, 2017 |  


Village officials address upcoming water project

MECHANICSBURG – With the Water Distribution System Improvements Phase 1 Project expected to commence in mid-July, Village Council on Monday hear...

June 20th, 2017 |  


Historical Society museum now has elevator lift

Historical Society museum now has elevator lift

We are proud to announce that the Champaign County Historical Society has received an elevator lift through a Community Development Block Grant throug...

June 20th, 2017 |  


Members of the Urbana Police Division and Champaign County Sheriff’s Office took part Tuesday morning in the 31st annual Ohio Law Enforcement To...

June 20th, 2017 |  


Triad board approves settlement

NORTH LEWISBURG – Triad Local Schools board approved a settlement agreement with Cox Media at a special meeting Saturday.The court case revolved...

June 20th, 2017 |  


UFD to flush hydrants Thursday

Starting Thursday, the Urbana Fire Division will be flushing all hydrants west of Main Street. If tap water is rust-colored, residents are advised to ...

June 20th, 2017 |  


Local News Briefs

Jones to lead Fairmont StateFAIRMONT, W. Va. - A former Urbana University president will lead Fairmont State University on an interim basis, according...

June 20th, 2017 updated: June 22nd, 2017. |  


Tick-carried diseases on rise in Ohio

Tick-carried diseases on rise in Ohio

COLUMBUS - A steadily rising number of Lyme disease cases are being reported in Ohio. The disease is transmitted by a tick that can be as small as a p...

June 20th, 2017 |