NEWS


4:25 pm |    
PCHS hosts haunted hayride
Gratis Fire Department hosts Fire Prevention Week

Gratis Fire Department hosts Fire Prevention Week

GRATIS – The Gratis Fire Department joined forces with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) this past weekend to promote this year...

October 15th, 2019 |  


Student notes

Maria KernASHLAND — Receiving a scholarship can often be one of the many highlights of a college student’s career because of the help it p...

October 15th, 2019 |  


News briefs

Road closureThe Preble County Engineer has announced the closure of Somerville West Elkton Road, between boxes 4565 and 5195 and beginning at Ohio 503...

October 11th, 2019 |  


Senate passes Huffman bill requiring transparency for healthcare costs

COLUMBUS - The Senate last week unanimously passed Senate Bill 97, sponsored by State Senator Steve Huffman (R-Tipp City), that would require a health...

October 11th, 2019 |  


Miami University offering new Governor’s Scholarship

OXFORD — Top students from each of Ohio’s 88 counties will be selected to receive Miami University’s new Governor’s Scholarshi...

October 11th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


1:18 pm |    
Hitchcock makes history
1:18 pm
Updated: 1:41 pm. |    
Jones caps career with 15th place finish at state
North concludes regular season

North concludes regular season

LEWISBURG — Tri-County North’s volleyball team wrapped up the regular season last week with a trio of matches. The Panthers suffered loses...

October 16th, 2019 |  


South wins 2 of final 3 matches

South wins 2 of final 3 matches

WEST ALEXANDRIA — Twin Valley South’s volleyball finished the regular sesaon with its first winning season since 2016. The Panthers defeat...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Utsinger wins CCC; Trail girls 3rd

NEW PARIS — Twin Valley South’s Zoe Utsinger won the Cross County Conference Cross Country championship on Saturday, Oct. 12, while the Pa...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Eaton’s boys, girls XC teams second at SWBL

Eaton’s boys, girls XC teams second at SWBL

MONROE — Eaton’s boys and girls cross country teams each finished second at the Southwestern Buckeye League championships on Saturday, Oct...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Eaton Youth Wrestling signups to be held Thursday, Oct. 17

EATON — The Eaton Youth Wrestling program will hold sign-ups for the upcoming season on Thursday, Oct. 17 from 6-7 p.m.Sign-ups are for any stud...

October 15th, 2019 updated: October 15th, 2019. |  


Shawnee, South to host girls sectional soccer tournament games

Shawnee, South to host girls sectional soccer tournament games

PREBLE COUNTY — A sectional final match-up between a pair of Preble County schools is the highlight for area girls soccer teams.In addition, two...

October 9th, 2019 |  


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LIFE


4:11 pm |    
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Murphy
Senior living: ‘I’ve been dancing all my life’

Senior living: ‘I’ve been dancing all my life’

EATON — The Thursday Night Dance is celebrating its six-year anniversary! However, many of these dancers have been dancing way longer than six y...

October 15th, 2019 |  


West Alexandria news

WEST ALEXANDRIA — Birthdays this week: Karen Flowers Eby, Tina Wagers, Lois Oligee, Kaelee Rivers, Heather Guehring, Jack Walker, Jeff Rivers, W...

October 15th, 2019 |  


Ohio Department of Aging, State Fire Marshal encourage older Ohioans to have and practice a fire escape plan

COLUMBUS — Older adults can be at higher risk for death from a home fire due to physical changes and homes that were not designed for their chan...

October 15th, 2019 |  


‘10 Million Steps to Prevent Falls’ exceeds statewide goal to raise awareness of older adult falls

COLUMBUS — Throughout September, the Ohio Department of Aging partnered with individuals, groups, and organizations around the state to raise aw...

October 15th, 2019 |  


Agencies help older Ohioans understand their health and medical insurance options

COLUMBUS — Medicare’s annual Open Enrollment period began Oct. 15 and ends on Dec 7. The Ohio Department of Aging and the Ohio Department ...

October 15th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Health commissioner urges ‘yes’ to MHRB levy

Editor:On behalf of Preble County Public Health, I would like to express our support for the Preble County Mental Health & Recovery Board’s ...

October 15th, 2019 |  


Sullenders: vote ‘yes’ on ECS issue

Editor:I write this piece to voice my unequivocal support for the upcoming .75 percent income tax renewal, benefitting the Eaton Community School Dist...

October 15th, 2019 |  


MHRB levy ‘will have a huge impact’ on community, children

Editor:Preble County Job and Family Services and I would like to express support of the Preble County Mental Health and Recovery Board replacement lev...

October 15th, 2019 |  


A tale of ‘two houses’

We give and take advice on a daily basis. Yet seldom do you give advice to someone 200 years in advance. But when James Burns in Ireland wrote to his ...

October 8th, 2019 |  


Time to winterize your home, car

Winter is just around the corner and it’s time to start preparing your home and car for the harsh weather ahead. Cold weather can cause a multit...

October 8th, 2019 |  


Hewitts encourage ‘yes’ on Issue 9

Fellow community members:Please mark Nov. 5, on your calendar as an important date to vote for a renewal levy for Eaton Community Schools. This is an ...

October 8th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


Chamber accepting Leadership Preble County applications

EATON — The fourth round of Leadership Preble County is set to kick off on Oct. 24, and applications are now being accepted. Are you a driven in...

September 17th, 2019 |  


The Bison and The Boar welcomes new executive chef

The Bison and The Boar welcomes new executive chef

WEST ALEXANDRIA — The Bison and The Boar recently welcomed long-time area chef Don Warfe to the back of house.“It’s been exciting to...

August 27th, 2019 |  


Chamber accepting Leadership Preble County applications

EATON — The fourth round of Leadership Preble County is set to kick off on Oct. 24, and applications are now being accepted. Are you a driven in...

August 27th, 2019 |  


Parker Hannifin donates money to Trotwood

Parker Hannifin donates money to Trotwood

EATON — Parker Hannifin Tube Fittings Division presented a check in the amount of $5,000 to the City of Trotwood for tornado relief on Friday, J...

August 6th, 2019 |  


DM Tool & Plastics celebrates employee

DM Tool & Plastics celebrates employee

LEWISBURG — On May 14, DM Tool & Plastics/Bulldog Tools honored employee and friend Jeffrey Besecker for 40 years of dedicated service.Besec...

July 31st, 2019 updated: August 1st, 2019. |  


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