Masons celebrate their 300th anniversary

Three-hundred years ago, on June 24, 1717, four groups of London Freemasons joined together to celebrate the feast of St. John the Baptist. At that ga...

June 20th, 2017 |  


Mburg board approves salary increases, contracts

Mechanicsburg Exempted Village Schools’ board on June 12 approved several contracts for administrators and new salaries for the next school year...

June 20th, 2017 |  


Pets of the Week

Pets of the Week

PAWS Animal Shelter (cat)Please meet Washington, who was found wandering around the bike trail around Washington Street (now you know how he got his n...

June 20th, 2017 |  



Memorial Day traditions continue

Memorial Day traditions continue

Municipalities around Champaign County observed Memorial Day weekend with tradition and ceremony.Mechanicsburg featured a full slate of observances. F...

May 30th, 2017 |  


Tri-County Jail acquires body scanner to find drugs

Tri-County Jail acquires body scanner to find drugs

MECHANICSBURG — The Tri-County Regional Jail is taking action to combat drugs entering the jail with the acquisition of a body scanner.Acquiring...

May 9th, 2017 |  


New EMS equipment takes load off

New EMS equipment takes load off

MECHANICSBURG – It’s no secret that being an EMT or paramedic is backbreaking work. For members of Mechanicsburg Fire & EMS, however, ...

May 9th, 2017 |  


Ohio State University, others embark on Ohio Bee Atlas project

COLUMBUS — Bee populations across the country are facing survival threats, and one Ohio species, the rusty patched bumble bee, recently was list...

May 9th, 2017 |  


Pets of the Week

Pets of the Week

PAWS Animal Shelter (cat)Adorable Mango is a beautiful cat waiting for someone to adopt her. She is a sweet girl looking for a good forever home. She ...

May 9th, 2017 |  


Ohio Division of Wildlife teaches Cedar Bog visitors to attract wildlife

Ohio Division of Wildlife teaches Cedar Bog visitors to attract wildlife

For wild animals, home is where the habitat is. It can be fun, interesting and educational to share your space with wildlife. Anyone can make their ba...

May 9th, 2017 |  


Triad Distinguished Alumni Committee honors Ralph Coleman Jr.

NORTH LEWISBURG - The Triad Distinguished Alumni Committee has chosen Ralph L. Coleman Jr., the salutatorian of the class of 1963, as the recipient of...

May 9th, 2017 |