Register Herald- RSS NEWS Feed Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18:37:18 EST 1800 Deaton takes home third win at talent show Seven contestants participated in the 2014 Junior Fair Talent Show on Sunday, July 27, with Mallory Deaton, 11, coming in first place with her clogging routine. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Avoiding mosquito bites: PCGHD offers tips PREBLE COUNTY — Each summer in Preble County, mosquitoes are a familiar, biting pest in backyards, parks and campgrounds. Most are merely a nuisance and are not major vectors of diseases. In fact, only a few of the 59 species of mosquitoes in... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST COC seeking proposals for shelter PREBLE COUNTY — The Preble County Continuum of Care (COC) is the group in Preble County whose job it is to set policy to assist individuals and families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in Preble County through housing and supportive... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Verona employee charged with theft, tampering COLUMBUS – Trace evidence was left behind after a former Village of Verona employee stole and destroyed data linking her to the theft of utility payments, according to an audit released last week by Auditor of State Dave Yost. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Savvy Squirrel brings consignments to Eaton New to Eaton, Savvy Squirrel gives shoppers a unique experience for consignment enthusiasts. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Sanitary engineer brings updates to Commissioners Preble County Commissioners met with Randy Gilbert, the County Sanitary Engineer, Beth Wright, and David Wilson during their regular session meeting, Wednesday, July 16. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Paint Creek Four Mile to close Aug. 5 Starting at 7:30 a.m. on Aug. 5, Paint Creek Four Mile Road will be closed between North Eaton Oxford Road and Camden Sugar Valley Road, according to Preble County Engineer Kyle Cross. The road will be closed for about four days for pipe replacement. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Eaton council updated on General, Public Safety Funds Eaton City Council discussed the city's general and public safety funds at their regular meeting July 21.Members Dave Daily, Craig Moormeier and Mayor Gary Wagner were in attendance. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Cutest Baby contest woos crowd Parents and grandparents, aunts and uncles came to brag and show off their little ones during this year's Cutest Baby Contest at the Preble County Fair. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Area meetings Mondays Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Beagle tours fairgrounds COLUMBUS — State Senator Bill Beagle (R-Tipp City) toured the Preble County Fairgrounds last week, a location which was recently awarded $875,000 in Capital Budget funding. The Capital Budget provided much needed funding to community projects... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Church briefs West Elkton UMC VBS Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Bulletin board Meeting change Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Director election, PCAS constitution revision planned The Preble County Agricultural Society has announced the annual election of directors.Members who have terms expiring Oct. 31, 2014 include representatives from the City of Eaton, Jackson, Israel, and Twin Townships. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST W. Elkton to rezone land for graveyard WEST ELKTON — An application to rezone five acres of land within West Elkton's boundaries was submitted to the village council earlier this year, Richard Bair reported during a Monday, July 14, council meeting. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Nine officials resign in Gratis Nine village leaders resigned in Gratis last week, leaving vacancies on city council and in public safety. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Commissioners discuss bridge project, E-waste recycling Preble County Commissioners met Wednesday, July 23, and discussed the non-completion of the Seven Mile Road Bridge project, which is almost two months behind schedule. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Eaton School Board discusses security, approves contracts EATON — The Eaton Community Schools Board of Education will consider utilizing the Eaton Police Division for security at special events, alongside the Preble County Sheriff's Office. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Children learn responsibility, have fun in Pee Wee Show Many people filled the bleachers in Bruner Arena on Saturday, July 26, to watch the Seventh Annual Pee Wee Swine Showmanship contest, with some parents taking pictures and coaching their kids from the sidelines. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Lewisburg to begin Clay St. project, hires contractor LEWISBURG — On Thursday, July 17, The Village of Lewisburg voted to accept a recommendation by Kramer and Associates to hire Tom's Construction to complete a Clay Street project. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST