NEWS


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GPD moving into new building soon

GRATIS — According to village staff, the Village of Gratis Police Department should be finished moving into its new building soon. During a coun...

February 24th, 2018 |  


WA working on WWTP and Fire/EMS building

WEST ALEXANDRIA — During a meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 13, West Alexandria Village Council approved three resolutions which would allow them to beg...

February 24th, 2018 |  


Winter career fair set for March 7

WEST ALEXANDRIA — Jobseekers are encouraged to attend the upcoming Preble County Winter Career Fair, scheduled for Wednesday, March 7. The event...

February 24th, 2018 |  


YMCA celebrates 15th anniversary

YMCA celebrates 15th anniversary

EATON — To celebrate its 15th year in operation, the Preble County YMCA opened the doors to the community on Thursday, Feb. 15.All were welcomed...

February 24th, 2018 |  


Time to register for girl scout camp

DAYTON — Girl Scouts and the outdoors go together like a campfire and s’mores. From hiking tough trails to spending action-packed summers ...

February 24th, 2018 |  


Vectren to increase rates

DAYTON — Vectren Energy Delivery of Ohio (Vectren) submitted a pre-filing notice with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) indicating ...

February 24th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Eaton concludes regular season with loss to Bellbrook

Eaton concludes regular season with loss to Bellbrook

EATON — Eaton’s boys’ basketball team couldn’t keep pace with a hot-shooting Bellbrook team on Friday, Feb. 16, as the home-st...

February 20th, 2018 |  


Trail girls conclude season with first round tournament loss to Covington

Trail girls conclude season with first round tournament loss to Covington

BROOKVILLE — National Trail’s girls’ varsity basketball team got off to a good start in its opening round game of the Division IV se...

February 20th, 2018 |  


Arrows win final three games of season; ready for postseason

Arrows win final three games of season; ready for postseason

CAMDEN — It was busy final week of the season for Preble Shawnee’s boys’ basketball team and a successful one.The Arrows won all thr...

February 20th, 2018 |  


Eaton falters late in loss to No. 3 Shawnee, 39-25

Eaton falters late in loss to No. 3 Shawnee, 39-25

NEW CARLISLE — Eaton girls’ basketball coach Dave Honhart thought his team matched up well with No. 3 seed Springfield Shawnee.And for jus...

February 20th, 2018 |  


Young Shawnee squad takes second at SWBL

Young Shawnee squad takes second at SWBL

WEST MILTON — With a roster full of freshman and sophomores, Preble Shawnee’s wrestling team repeated as runner-up in the Southwestern Buc...

February 20th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


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What flowers represent
PCCOA joins Meals on Wheels programs across nation in 16th annual March for Meals Celebration

PCCOA joins Meals on Wheels programs across nation in 16th annual March for Meals Celebration

EATON — Preble County Council on Aging (PCCOA) will be participating in the 16th Annual March for Meals – a month-long, community-by-commu...

February 20th, 2018 |  


District library plans activities

Kids and families Craft and a Story The New Paris Library will host story time with crafts on Monday, Feb. 19 and 26 at 5 p.m. each day.Putt Putt in t...

February 16th, 2018 |  


Senior edition

EATON — Thursday Night Weekly Dance: Thursday, Feb. 15, is our Sweetheart Dance at the Thursday Night Dance which is held from 5-8 p.m. at The G...

February 13th, 2018 |  


West Alexandria news

WEST ALEXANDRIA — Birthdays this week: Conner Napier, Linda Wick, Kelly Studebaker, John Warrick, Bethany Magrace Landwehr, Karen Studebaker, Ne...

February 13th, 2018 |  


What to consider when shopping for rings

METRO — Engagements precede wedding dresses, flower arrangements, limousines, and even a couple’s wedding vows. And no proposal is complet...

February 13th, 2018 |  


What flowers represent

What flowers represent

METRO — Flowers are popular come Valentine’s Day, as various blooms can signify love and affection. Roses are one of the most popular flow...

February 13th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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West Alexandria news

Watch out for tax scams

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is warning Ohioans to avoid scams this tax season. Since January, the Attorney General’s Office has received a...

February 13th, 2018 |  


Hall of Honor: sharing the history

Over the next few weeks leading up to the deadline for submission of nominations for the 2018 Hall of Honor, we will be publishing the details of Hall...

February 13th, 2018 |  


This is a mid-year tribute to teaching — at all levels, K to college. The transfer of knowledge requires both the presence and attentiveness of ...

February 6th, 2018 |  


‘Thank you,’ local businesses

Editor:The weekend of the Eaton “Sam Ridder” Wrestling Invitational was Friday, Jan. 26 and Saturday, Jan. 27. This was the 48th year of t...

February 6th, 2018 |  


Take a Break!

DAYTON — Every year, more than half of Americans fail to use all their time off, creating a stock pile of 662 million unused vacation days. AAA,...

February 6th, 2018 |  


CVB thanks area merchants

Editor:The Preble County Convention & Visitors Bureau would like to thank the Village of Lewisburg, Preble County Historical Society, Olde Schoolh...

January 23rd, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


TimkenSteel Charitable Fund awards $145,000 in scholarships to employees’ children

TimkenSteel Charitable Fund awards $145,000 in scholarships to employees’ children

CANTON — The TimkenSteel Charitable Fund named seven new TimkenSteel scholars recently who will receive $145,000 in scholarship funds.The high s...

December 22nd, 2017 |  


Eaton resident named top UniFirst Route Representative in North America

CINCINNATI — It is the most coveted of all UniFirst Corporation recognitions. Out of the thousands of UniFirst route sales representatives (RSRs...

November 10th, 2017 |  


TimkenSteel celebrates expansion

TimkenSteel celebrates expansion

EATON — Last month, TimkenSteel, a provider of customized alloy steel products and services, celebrated its recent expansion with a special ribb...

November 7th, 2017 |  


Eaton KFC/A&W celebrates Grand Re-Opening following renovation

Eaton KFC/A&W celebrates Grand Re-Opening following renovation

EATON — Eaton’s KFC/A&W has a fresh new look. The restaurant hosted a grand re-opening celebration for the Eaton community Thursday, O...

November 7th, 2017 |  


New auctioneer in Preble

MIDDLETOWN — There is a new auctioneer in Preble County. Billy Peyton, with RES (Real Estate & Equipment Specialists) Auction Services, is n...

October 27th, 2017 |  


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