Champaign County Newswire

Champaign County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Champaign County, OH.

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  1. Street crimes task force intercepts 40 pounds of pot in mailRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    Champaign County Street Crimes Task Force detectives feel like they made some real headway in the past week, intercepting more than 40 pounds of high-grade cannabis intended for recipients in Champaign County. Although they have the valuable product in hand, what they don't always have is the sender or the addressee.

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  2. Veteran helps clean Rossville cemetery -Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Piqua Daily Call

    ... African Jackson Cemetery in the historic Rossville area on Thursday. SPRINGCREEK TOWNSHIP - A veteran from Champaign County visited the African Jackson Cemetery in the historic Rossville area on Thursday to help clean up old graves that had recently ...

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  3. Immigration panelists: Integration requires bridging culture-shock gapRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The News-Gazette

    In front of a packed room Wednesday, a panel discussed what Champaign County can do with newly-published data on its immigrant population, as well as which efforts are already underway. The Gateways for Growth Community Data Report, compiled by the University YMCA's New American Welcome center and the New American Economy advocacy group, breaks down contributions made by the county's 24,000-strong immigrant population during 2016 - noting that those residents contributed $1.4 billion to the local economy and $57.2 million to the tax base.

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  4. No one hurt after shots fired in UrbanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 22 | The News-Gazette

    Urbana police said two people are in custody after shots were fired on the north side of town Tuesday morning. Lt. Rich Surles said officers from Urbana, the University of Illinois and the Champaign County Sheriff's Office responded to the area of Cunningham and Oakland at 10:16 a.m. He said officers arrested one suspect after a foot chase, while they found another in a van in the area of Cunningham and Kerr.

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  5. EXCHANGE: Retiring owner hoping to keep radio station localRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 19 | Washington Times

    ... my favorite one. Second in line is the Central Cab Company," he said. "I like music." "Minority people in Champaign County haven't had something they can really put their hands on and say, 'This is a part of our community,' and yet they can do that ...

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  6. Urbana Man arrested after early morning shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 19 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... t 217-384-2320. Callers may remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 217-373-TIPS, submit a tip on the Champaign County Crime Stoppers website.

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  7. Area woman charged for allegedly alarming court advocateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 18 | The News-Gazette

    Kinny Redmon, 27, who listed addresses in Danville and Urbana, was arrested Friday when she showed up at the Champaign County courthouse to attend a juvenile court hearing involving her child. Surles said on that day, there was a juvenile court hearing regarding one of Redmon's children.

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  8. Local artist to paint downtown muralRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 16 | The News-Gazette

    Urbana graphic designer David Michael Moore is creating the mural, which will feature Visit Champaign County's slogan "Outside of Ordinary" and various local landmarks, including the State Farm Center, Krannert Center, Art Theater and food trucks. It will be on the wall of the Visit Champaign County building at 17 E. Taylor St., across from the Blind Pig beer garden.

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  9. Judith SchallRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 14 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... ev. Thomas Theneth will officiate. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Piper City. Memorials may be made to Champaign County Down Syndrome Network, Handles of Hope, Immaculate Conception Church, Roberts, or to the charity of the donor's choice.

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  10. Getting kids moving more at school and homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 13 | District Administration

    A new initiative has elementary students in Clark and Champaign counties participating in movement and mindfulness in their classrooms. With funding from Mercy Health-Springfield, all public and private elementary schools will be using GoNoodle's online movement videos to get kids running, jumping, dancing, stretching, and participating in calming activities next to their desks.

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  11. Ohio farmers are finally back in the fields. The looming concern?...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 11 | Norwalk Reflector

    ... Farmers in the area mostly plant soybeans and corn. Logan County has planted 30 percent of its corn, and Champaign County has completed 50 percent. The two counties together have planted about 10 percent of soybeans. A large part of that is due to ...

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  12. 3 Dems seeking countywide offices voice support for sale of nursing homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 10 | The News-Gazette

    Three Democratic candidates for countywide offices announced Thursday that they are throwing their support behind the sale of the Champaign County Nursing Home. The county board has a proposal from Altitude Health Services and Extended Care Clinical LLC, both based in Evanston, to buy the financially challenged facility for $11 million, but most Democratic board members have voiced opposition to the sale.

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  13. Champaign County's annual memorial for fallen officers set May 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 10 | The News-Gazette

    Champaign County's annual ceremony to honor fallen law-enforcement officers will be held at noon May 18 on the plaza of the Champaign County Courthouse on Main Street in downtown Urbana. The keynote speaker will be Gary Knight, a former crime-scene technician for the Illinois State Police who had a 24-year career there before working for 10 years as a fraud investigator for Liberty Mutual insurance.

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  14. Prospective buyers share vision for nursing home with county boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 10 | The News-Gazette

    From left, Amy Fish, administrator of Lancaster Rehabilitation Center in Lincoln, Neb., William 'Avi' Rothner, founder and president of Altitude Health Services, and Ron Nunziato, CEO of Extended Care Critical, speak at a special meeting of the Champaign County Board on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at the Brookens Administrative Center in Urbana that focused on a possible sale of the county nursing home.

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  15. Franklin B. Walter scholar winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 8 | The Madison Press

    ... Educational Service Center and President of OESCA. Rachel Kaiser of Graham Local School, center, is the Champaign County winner of the Franklin B. Walter Award for 2018. This award is given annually by the Ohio Educational Service Center Association ...

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  16. 10-year prison term for meth-dealing Urbana manRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 8 | The News-Gazette

    ... Smith, 47, of the 200 block of Brady Lane, for drug treatment while in prison. On that day, members of the Champaign County Street Crimes Task Force found about 560 grams of methamphetamine - much of it still in the process of being cooked - scales ...

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  17. Commissioner's race, school issues highlight electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 8 | Peak Of Ohio

    ... by Teresa Johnston in the fall election. Audra Bean and Bob Corbett are seeking the Republican spot for the Champaign County Commissioner seat on the November ballot. Four Republican candidates are running for the Ohio 85th District House of ...

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  18. Retiring owner hoping to keep African-American radio station localRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 8 | The News-Gazette

    ... my favorite one. Second in line is the Central Cab Company," he said. "I like music." "Minority people in Champaign County haven't had something they can really put their hands on and say, 'This is a part of our community,' and yet they can do that ...

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  19. Motorcycle injury accident near West LibertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 7 | Peak Of Ohio

    ... crash on State Route 245 near Hite Road (west of West Liberty) Sunday afternoon around 2:40. The Champaign County Sheriff's Office reports that R V Hertenstein, 71, of Bellefontaine, was riding a 2011 Harley-Davidson eastbound on 245 when he lost ...

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  20. With United Way move comes new home for Big Brothers Big SistersRead the original story

    Monday May 7 | The News-Gazette

    It's moving season for not just the United Way of Champaign County, but also the two tenants that live in the agency's Church Street building rent-free: Big Brothers Big Sisters and the AFL-CIO. The United Way is relocating from 404 West Church Street in Champaign to 5 Dunlap Court in Savoy.

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