NEWS


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Doing more with less
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Gaming store opens in Eaton

Eaton raising refuse charges

EATON — The City of Eaton is seeking to increase the refuse collection charges in the city. During a council meeting on Monday, July 17, council...

July 25th, 2017 |  


Camden tax renewals on special ballot

CAMDEN — The Village of Camden has two tax renewals which will appear on the special election ballot on Tuesday, Aug. 8.Issue 1 will fund the vi...

July 25th, 2017 |  


PS considering weighted classes, block scheduling

CAMDEN — During a Preble Shawnee Board of Education meeting on Thursday, July 13, Superintendent Matt Bishop had some answers for the board R...

July 24th, 2017 |  


Land Bank could be beneficial for county

EATON — In the past decade, Preble County has seen a significant increase in blight areas, due in part, to the high level of foreclosures the co...

July 24th, 2017 updated: July 25th, 2017. |  


Ohioans urged to practice good hygiene at fairs

COLUMBUS — Ohio’s fair season is underway across the state and leaders at the Ohio Departments of Agriculture (ODA) and Health (ODH) are r...

July 24th, 2017 updated: July 25th, 2017. |  


PS choosing not to review athletic code of conduct

CAMDEN — During a meeting on Thursday, July 13, the Preble Shawnee Board of Education decided not to review their athletic code of conduct.Accor...

July 23rd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Stingrays win own invite

ECC to host events

EATON — The Eaton Country Club Golf Association will be holding its annual golf outings soon. The all-Ladies scramble will be held on Wednesday,...

July 24th, 2017 updated: July 25th, 2017. |  


Sports beat

Discount Athletic Passes for Eaton Schools AvailableIn order to provide loyal fans of the Eaton Fighting Eagles an opportunity to attend athletic even...

July 21st, 2017 |  


EHS to host Hot Rods for Helmets

EATON – Eaton High School will host Hot Rods for Helmets, a seven on seven football tournament and car show Wednesday, July 19.The event, which ...

July 18th, 2017 |  


Drivers prepare for race at Eldora Speedway

Drivers prepare for race at Eldora Speedway

ROSSBURG — Unable to test their trucks on dirt prior to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Eldora Speedway, drivers are considering a...

July 18th, 2017 |  


9th Annual ‘Ratt Race’ to benefit the Steve Pieratt Memorial Scholarship Fund

9th Annual ‘Ratt Race’ to benefit the Steve Pieratt Memorial Scholarship Fund

The 9th Annual “Ratt” 5K race/walk took place Saturday, July 8, at Eaton High School. The event was presented by the Pieratt Family and th...

July 11th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Darke Rural donates to SHRP

Blood drives planned

EATON — The Greenbriar Senior Living Campus in Eaton will host a community blood drive Thursday, July 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will thank ...

July 21st, 2017 |  


District library activities calendar set

Kids and familiesStill time for Summer ReadingYou can still take advantage of Summer Reading in July! The more you read, the better your chances for p...

July 21st, 2017 |  


Southern Preble news

SOUTHERN PREBLE COUNTY — Benefit: The first Samantha Smith Memorial Community Slip-n-Slide will be held Aug. 12, from noon-4 p.m. at the Somervi...

July 21st, 2017 |  


Senior Living: Beat the heat

Senior Living: Beat the heat

EATON — The Ohio Development Services Agency and the Community Action Partnership (CAP) will help income-eligible Ohioans stay cool during the h...

July 21st, 2017 |  


Darke Rural donates to SHRP

Darke Rural donates to SHRP

EATON — The Darke Rural Electric “Trust” Board of Trustees recently awarded $1,850 to the HIT Foundation, Senior Home Repair Program...

July 18th, 2017 |  


Absentee ballots accepted

EATON — The Preble County Board of Elections is now accepting applications for absentee ballots for the Aug. 8, Special Election to be held in t...

July 18th, 2017 updated: July 21st, 2017. |  


OPINION


Giving Ohioans a Raise

It’s simple: if you work extra hours, you should earn extra pay. Yet all too often, Ohioans are working longer days without the overtime pay the...

July 18th, 2017 |  


The Ironies of War and Armistice: Reflections from the Demilitarized Zone

This past summer I was invited to teach literary interpretation and academic writing at a small Reformed-Christian seminary outside of Seoul, South Ko...

July 18th, 2017 |  


Preble County would be hit hard by Senate Health Care Bill

As the national health care debate becomes increasingly murky and politicized, it can be hard to see the real effect these bills would have in Ohio. T...

July 18th, 2017 |  


Choosing a yoga instructor with helpful BBB tips

About two billion people worldwide do yoga each year. Yoga can help with flexibility, stress relief and fitness. But, before you choose a yoga instruc...

July 12th, 2017 |  


DeWine warns of uptick in IRS scams

COLUMBUS — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine last week warned that his office logged about 600 reports of “IRS” scams in June, more ...

July 12th, 2017 |  


‘Everything Pharmaceutical Companies Hate’

Earlier this year, my work to lower drug prices for Ohio families was described as combining “every policy idea drug lobbyists hate.” And ...

July 5th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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Henny Penny announces new roles for executive leadership team

EATON — Henny Penny, a global designer and manufacturer of premium cooking, holding, and display equipment, has restructured and redefined key r...

April 25th, 2017 |  


OUPTAC available to help local businesses

EATON — Ever considered selling services or products to a government agency, school or university?This prospect may seem overwhelming, but the O...

March 10th, 2017 |  


Brown Transport recipient of safety grant

COLUMBUS — Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) Administrator/CEO Sarah Morrison announced recently that 34 employers will share mor...

March 4th, 2017 |  


TimkenSteel to reinvest in Eaton area, Preble County, with new operations at St. Clair Facility

EATON — TimkenSteel a provider of customized alloy steel products and services, recently announced it will increase capacity and employment at i...

March 3rd, 2017 |  


Bank grants available

HAMILTON — U.S. Bank awarded $62,500 in grants to nonprofits organizations in Butler and Preble Counties, and $26.2 million in total across the ...

February 18th, 2017 |  


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