Register Herald- RSS NEWS Feed Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:47:24 EST 1800 Gratis Police Department hires new officer GRATIS — Dennis Blankenship was approved as a new auxiliary police officer for the Gratis Police Department at the Gratis Village Council's Thursday, Sept. 18 meeting. He is a Navy veteran who has a degree in criminal justice and has three... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 21:30:11 EST Christmas for Kids registration set EATON — The 2014 Preble County Christmas for Kids program registration will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 25, at the Grace Lutheran Church located at 111 Lutheran Dr. Eaton, between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 17:23:21 EST New job search tools available PREBLE COUNTY — Career-searches and job applications are one of the top uses of the Preble County District Library. Through a partnership with the Preble County Job and Family Services, the library has even more options perfect for anyone... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 17:18:06 EST PS FFA takes part in Pork Fest contest EATON — Three members of the Preble Shawnee FFA Chapter were challenged by their advisor Carmen Kennel to paint a concrete pig in the 2014 Oinkers for Art Contest. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:11:17 EST Preble County Liberty Group plan meet the candidates night CAMDEN — The leadership team of the Preble County Liberty Group has confirmed arrangements for a “Meet the Candidates Night” to be held on Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 7 p.m. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:29:09 EST LEU, LFD contributions named LEWISBURG — Fire and LEU Chief B.J. Sewert has reported recent contributions to the Lewisburg Emergency Unit and Fire Department:LEU: Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:16:06 EST Eaton FFA celebrates successes of two members EATON — In May, the Eaton FFA Chapter celebrated the success of two members. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:02:07 EST Sinclair awards PCYF scholarship ­­­Eaton – The Preble County Youth Foundation (PCYF)has announced Sinclair College awarded a $1,000 Bright Horizons Scholarship to Chuck Long for the 2014 fall semester. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:59:05 EST ‘Squatch on:’ Bigfoot investigator shares wisdom EATON — Marc DeWerth, a Bigfoot investigator in Ohio for more than 20 years, paid a visit to the Preble County District Library's Eaton branch on Saturday, Sept. 27. He shared his experiences in the field with a crowd of approximately 90... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:53:07 EST Commissioners discuss fairgrounds grant, assessment EATON — The Board of Preble County Commissioners met with the Preble County Development Partnership on Monday, Oct. 6, to discuss the partnership's funding of a $30,000 assessment to be done at the Preble County Fairgrounds. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:42:07 EST Commission discusses pay increases EATON — The Preble County Board of Commissioners last week discussed the possibility of raises for county employees.Commissioner Denise Robertson said it is unseemly that people vote themselves raises. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:36:05 EST Foundation event benefits students ENGLEWOOD — The Miami Valley Career Technology Center (MVCTC) Education Foundation held the 7th Annual “Pi Miler” 5K run/walk on Saturday, Sept. 27. All proceeds will benefit MVCTC students. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:20:09 EST National Trail-MVCTC FFA Chapter organizes their first Administrative Dinner NEW PARIS — The National Trail-MVCTC FFA Chapter had its first Administrative Dinner on Sept. 22. The National Trail-MVCTC officers showed the school board members of National Trail and MVCTC their POA or Program of Activities. They explained... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:07:17 EST Blood drives successful EATON — Eaton United Church of Christ members hosted their annual Blood Donation Day on Oct. 2, with 102 donors registering and 85 blood products collected which will help up to 250 patients in area hospitals, according to coordinator Sharon... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:57:12 EST Absentee voters accepted EATON — The Preble County Board of Elections is now accepting applications for absentee ballots for the Nov. 4, General Election. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:56:11 EST October is SIDS Awareness Month PREBLE COUNTY — About 4,000 infants die suddenly and unexpectedly each year in the United States. These deaths are called sudden unexpected infant deaths (SUID). Often an autopsy alone cannot explain these deaths without investigating the scene... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:55:18 EST Donations sought for Holiday Basket Program EATON — Each year the Preble County Council on Aging collects nonperishable food items and paper products to put in holiday food baskets that our Transportation Department delivers to shut-ins and low-income senior citizens a few days before... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:51:07 EST PUCO warns of utility payment scam COLUMBUS — The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) is warning utility customers to beware of a payment scam that has surfaced across the state over the past several weeks. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:48:11 EST MVCTC Adult Education receives accreditation ENGLEWOOD — On July 25, the Adult Education Division of the Miami Valley Career Technology Center (MVCTC) received notice of accreditation from Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) for three years. The ACCSC... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:13:09 EST East PTO planned EATON — Hollingsworth-East Elementary PTO is sponsoring its 19th annual chili supper on Thursday, Oct. 23, from 5-7 p.m. in the East Elementary dining room. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:11:10 EST