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Jaros arrested on theft charges

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PREBLE COUNTY — Deputies have arrested Abraham Jaros, of New Carlisle, for theft, after conducting investigations related to his trash hauling business. This comes after a lawsuit against Jaros was recently filed by the Ohio Attorney General.In late May and early June, the Preble County Sheriff’s Office was flooded with calls from residents who had paid for weekly trash service provided by Jaros Enterprises, according to Sheriff Mike Simpson. In most cases, trash was picked up on one or two occasions, and then the service stopped. In most cases, residents had paid for a minimum of three months service.These cases were determined to be civil, and residents were encouraged to contact the Ohio Attorney General’s Office to file complaints.


High school sports results for Sept. 15

Monday’s ResultsBoys GolfMilton Union 164, Tri-County North 212Girls VolleyballBellbrook d. Twin Valley South 25-11, 25-12, 25-17National Trail d. Northridge 25-10, 25-12, 25-5Stats: Acton 7 kills, Jordan 6 kills, Rea 4 kills 13 assists, Saunders 3 kills, 12 acesEaton d. Greenville 25-19, 25-9, 25-14Stats: McCafferty 8 digs, McKinney 30 assists 2 blocks, Schmidt 8 kills, Georg...

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Friday Night Football - Week 3

Friday Night Football - Week 3Eaton 10, Talawanda 27Twin Valley South 28, National Trail 21Preble Shawnee 19, Greenville 40Tri-County North 40, Arcanum 13

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High school sports results from Sept. 11

Thursday’s ResultsBoys GolfEaton 158, Madison 173Top 5: Pittman (E) 37, Sipple (M) 37, C. Willis (E) 38, Ferguson (E) 41, S. Willis (E) 42.Brookville 179, Preble Shawnee 216Low medalist for Shawnee was Kyle Fryer with 49Newton 173, Tri-County North 200Boys SoccerTri-County Nort...

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High school sports results from Sept. 10

Wednesday’s ResultsBoys golfEaton 165, Monroe 184Top 5: C. Willis (E) 38, Patel (M) 39, Ferguson (E) 40, S. Willis (E) 42, Blackburn (M) 44.Madison 169, Preble Shawnee 220Low medalist for Shawnee was Kyle Fryer with 51Girls tennisCenterville (B) 5, Eaton 01. Marin d. Flynn, 6-2 6-3; 2....

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Gratis fills two council positions

GRATIS — Gratis Village Council member David Johnston said the village has had some success filling the council’s vacant positions.On Wednesday, July 23, a special meeting resulted in the official resignation of the nine people, including three members of council, the mayor, the village administrator, members of the fire department, as well as the fire and police chief of the Village of Gratis.According to Johnston at council’s regular Thursday, Sept. 4...

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Two arrested for burglary

FAIRHAVEN — Deputies have charged two Richmond, Indiana men for their involvement in a residential burglary which occurred on Tuesday,Sept. 2, according to Preble County Sheriff Mike Simpson.Deputies responded to a residence in the 7000 block of Ohio 177 in the hamlet of Fairhaven. The owner reported that the residence had been forcibly entered and several thousand dollars worth of property had been removed.

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Submissions, designs being accepted for teen magazine

PREBLE COUNTY — Teens in Preble County have a chance to get their artwork and writing published. The Preble County District Library is now taking submissions and logo designs for the Fall 2014 issue of Whimsical Ink, an online arts and literary magazine just for teens.Submissions of original poetry, short stories, essays, opinion pieces, book reviews, drawings, comics, graphics, and photography are currently being accepted for the upcoming issue. Fine arts, such as sculpture ...

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Arrows 2-0 for first time since 2010

CAMDEN – 2-0.It may not seem like much to some, but for Preble Shawnee football coach Matt Hopkins, it means his program is headed in a positive direction.The Arrows used a quick strike offense to pull away from Dayton Christian in the second half Friday, Sept. 5, for a 42-24 win.With the win, Shawnee improved to 2-0 for the first time since 2010.

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Trail drops CCC opener

CASSTOWN – After a week one upset, National Trail was hoping to get its football team moving in the right direction.Unfortunately, the Blazers had a late lapse in the first half of Friday night’s contest against Miami East, which allowed M-E to score three touchdowns in the last five minutes, resulting in a 35-12 halftime lead.The Vikings were able to maintain the lead en route to a 48-32 victory over visiting Trail in the Cross County Conference opener....

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Blazers have tough week

NEW PARIS — National Trail hosted Miami East on Thursday, Sept. 4, for a matchup in Cross County Conference play. The Lady Blazers lost, 5-2, to the Vikings.The Blazers were able to score first, when Mackenna Brinely scored eight minutes into the game.East got the equalizer at the 3:15 mark of the first half.Miami East quickly took the lead in the second half off a corner kick just 46 seconds in. Nine minutes in, the Vikings scored on a cross, giving the...

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Lady Eagles get big road win

EATON – The Eaton girls soccer club had a bittersweet week, losing to Lemon Monroe 7-0 on Tuesday, Sept. 2, before getting a big team win on the road, beating Oakwood 3-2 on Thursday, Sept. 4.Head coach Michael Bacher said after the Lemon Monroe game: “We played on our heels the whole game instead of attacking, and almost appeared as if we were playing a zone defense instead of marking. Bottom line, the name Monroe beat us. We need to have a short memory and get ready f...

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Shawnee tennis gets conference win

CAMDEN – The Preble Shawnee tennis team got a nice conference win last week, defeating Waynesville 3-2 in Southwestern Buckeye League Soutwestern Division play on Wednesday, Sept. 3.The Lady Arrows were also able to get a conference crossover win, beating the Buckeye Division opponent Monroe 3-2 on Tuesday, Sept. 2.In singles competition, Shawnee got wins out of number two Ashyln Hubbard (6-1, 6-1) and number three Moly Curtis (6-3, 7-5). Their number one singles p...

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Eaton varsity runners compete at Tiffin

TIFFIN – While many of the area schools were competing in the Brookville Invitational on Saturday, the Eaton varsity cross country team headed over to Tiffin, Ohio for the Tiffin Invitational.Eaton traditionally attends this invitiational so they have an opportunity to compete against the top Division II teams in the state, said head coach Randy McKinney.The girls’ team placed 11 out of 35 teams overall on the day while the boys’ team placed 16 out of 4...

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Indictments issued by grand jury

EATON — A Preble County grand jury issued the following indictments during a Tuesday, Sept. 2 session:Brian S. Moore, 329 E. Somers St., Apt.4, Eaton, operation while under the influence of alcohol or drugs of abuse, operation with specified concentration of alcohol; Melissa Ann May, 847 Tharen Drive, Eaton, possession of heroin, possession of cocaine, tampering with evidence, and possessing drug abuse instruments; Macie Lynn Tatum, 562 Whispering Pines Place, Trenton, posses...

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Headstart opens new classroom at East Elementary

EATON — Preble County Head Start has opened up a new classroom at Hollingsworth East Elementary school, expanding its number of locations to five.The four other sites are at the Preble County Educational Service Center, Camden Primary School, National Trail and Lewisburg United Methodist Church. The East classroom has all new furniture and equipment, Site Manager Christi Delloma said.Preble County Head Start can have 153 children between the five sites and Delloma ...

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Area schools compete in Brookville Invite

BROOKVILLE – Several area schools, including Eaton, Twin Valley South, Tri-County North, and National Trail competed in the Brookville Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 6, at Brookville’s Golden Gate Park.The Twin Valley South girls cross country team took first place in the small school division with a low score of 53 points. Megan Wright (20:24) took second overall in the division while her twin sister Madison Wright (20:33) took third. There were 100 runners total in t...

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Woman arrested for break-in

LEWISBURG — Deputies have arrested a 21-year-old Lewisburg area resident after she entered a residence during the night and was found stealing money.At approximately 1:10 a.m. on Wednesday, Sep. 3, the Preble County Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 call from a resident in the 1300 block of U.S. 40 East, advising she had been awakened by a noise and found a neighbor was in her residence.Deputies responded and determined the suspect, Samantha Wilkie, had enter...

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