John Flora and Jacob Jones join Urbana Fire Division

John Flora and Jacob Jones join Urbana Fire Division

Two new firefighter/paramedics recently joined the Urbana Fire Division, bringing varying levels of experience to the division.Firefighter/Paramedic J...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Ed Funderburgh is Urbana Rotary Club Farmer of the Year

Ed Funderburgh is Urbana Rotary Club Farmer of the Year

The 2017 Farmer of the Year is Ed Funderburgh.Funderburgh received the award alongside his family and wife, Terri, on Monday at the annual Urbana Rota...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Mechanicsburg High School to present Rodgers & Hammerstein’s ‘Oklahoma!’

MECHANICSBURG - Mechanicsburg High School’s spring musical “Oklahoma!” will be staged March 17, 18 and 19 in the high school Commons...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Gloria to show Academy Awards documentary

In honor of Hollywood’s biggest night – the 89th annual Academy Awards – the Gloria Theatre will open its doors on Sunday, Feb. 26, ...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Clark State Community College to offer ABLE/GED courses at Graham High School

ST. PARIS - Clark State Community College, Springfield, will offer ABLE/GED preparatory courses at Graham High School. The Adult Basic and Literacy Ed...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Ty Henderson’s work featured as ‘Bad Art’ voting ends soon

Ty Henderson’s work featured as ‘Bad Art’ voting ends soon

Voting ends soon for the sixth annual “Bad Art by Good People” fundraiser, presented by the Champaign County Arts Council. The Urbana Dail...

February 21st, 2017 |  


John Glenn still inspires 55 years after his 1st orbit

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — John Glenn is continuing to inspire 55 years after becoming the first American to orbit Earth.Since Glenn’s death on...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Court considers constitutionality of Ohio execution process

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal appeals plans to consider arguments over the constitutionality of Ohio’s lethal injection process as the s...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Public would have limited access to Ohio drug death reviews

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich has proposed allowing counties to create committees that would review overdose fatalities, and the p...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Ohio bill would require teaching cursive writing in schools

Ohio bill would require teaching cursive writing in schoolsCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Some state lawmakers want to bring back cursive handwriting as ...

February 21st, 2017 |