News briefs


City of Eaton Financial Report filed

The City of Eaton has filed its Annual Financial Report for the year ended Dec. 31, 2016. Copies of this report are on file in the office of the Director of Finance, 328 North Maple Street, Eaton, and are available for inspection.

Notice of 2015-2016 audit

State Auditors have completed their audit of the FY 15 & 16 financial records of Milford Township. A copy of the audit report is available for public inspection in the Fiscal Officer’s Office. Contact Mollie Hansel, 513-255-2501 if you wish to view the report

Boy Scout Troop Donation Only Sale

Boy Scout Troop 78 of Eaton is hosting a yard sale during the annual U.S. 127 sale event. The sale will take place on Aug. 3, 4 and 5 from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at 311 Romadoor Avenue. This multi-family sale will feature clothing of various sizes, furniture, toys, accessories and other miscellaneous articles. Items will not be priced as donations only will be accepted.

Boy Scout Troop 78 is chartered by Eaton United Methodist Church on Maple Avenue. The troop meets weekly on Tuesdays and currently has over 30 active Scouts participating. This event is one of several community service projects the troop sponsors. Others include Rest Area safety breaks on Interstate 70, Scouting for Food which supports the local food pantry as well as individual Eagle Scout projects.

Proceeds from this event will support Scout programs such as camporees, summer camps, and high adventure trips throughout the United States. For more information regarding the sale or the Troop contact Christine McKee at cmckee92@yahoo.com

Omicron Sigma Sorority garage sale

Omicron Sigma Sorority will be holding its annual two day garage sale from Thursday, Aug. 3, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Friday, Aug. 4, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The sale will be located at the Eaton Youth Center, at the corner of Park Avenue and Decatur Street in Eaton. It will feature men, women, and children’s clothing, household items, books, and more. All proceeds go to charity.

Meeting notice

The Preble County Schools Regional Council of Governments will be meeting on Monday, Aug. 7, at 8 a.m., at the Preble County Educational Service Center, 597 Hillcrest Dr., Eaton. The purpose of the meeting is to review insurance programs and any other business.

TCN summer schedule

Tri-County North Local Schools will be operating on an extended day/shortened week work schedule this summer. Through July 27, hours of operation will be 6 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Thursday. The building will be closed every Friday. Regular hours of operation will resume on Monday, July 31. For more information, call the district office at 937-962-2671

PCRTA meetings

Preble County Retired Teachers Association President Harold Niehaus announced the dates for 2017 PCRTA meeting as follows: Sept. 12 and Nov. 14. All meeting dates are on the second Tuesday of the month, and all begin at noon at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Enterprise Rd., Ingomar, near West Alexandria. All retired educators are encouraged to attend. In addition to socializing and a meal, PCRTA shares news of interest to all retirees, information regarding STRS and ORTA benefits, legislation, local community and school interests, the Tools for Schools initiative, entertainment and much more. For more information, visit the website, www.pcrta.org.

Tornado siren testing

Testing of all sirens in the county will be conducted on the first Wednesday of each month at noon. In the event of inclement weather, sirens will not be tested that month.

Humane society wish list

The Humane Society of Preble County is always in need of the following items: cat litter (scoopable or non-scoopable), dry kitten food, canned puppy food, Clorox bleach, liquid Lysol or Fabuloso, liquid laundry detergent, air freshener, trash bags (33 gallon or tall kitchen bags), large Nyla bones and fabric softener sheets for dryers. Drop off these much-needed items to the shelter during operating hours. The Humane Society of Preble County is located at 951 S. Barron St, Eaton.

PCESC meetings

The regular monthly meetings of the Preble County Educational Service Center Governing Board will be held the fourth Wednesday of each month, with noted exceptions, at the PCESC facility located at 597 Hillcrest Drive, Eaton, at 5:30 p.m. Meeting dates are: July 26, Aug. 16 (moved to the third Wednesday;) Sept. 27, Oct. 25, Nov. 15 (third Wednesday;) Dec. 15 (fourth Friday, time changed to 3:30 p.m.)