NEWS


EPD K9 Rossi to receive donation of body armor

EATON — The Eaton Police Division’s K9 Rossi will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profi...

May 26th, 2020 |  


Thousands visit Social Distancing Drive-thru Zoo

Thousands visit Social Distancing Drive-thru Zoo

EATON — Clues like “I have a hump or two,” “I am a very social creature but I may spit when I am distressed or feel threatened...

May 22nd, 2020 |  


Area meetings

Editors note: Organizations with meeting notices included in the Area Meetings are encouraged to send updates to the information to Editor Eddie Mowen...

May 22nd, 2020 |  


Preble County Career Connections announces ‘20 under 20’ awardees, interns

EATON — While the March 19, “20 under 20” event had to be canceled, Preble County ESC Career Connections Director Harold Niehaus wan...

May 22nd, 2020 |  


Culvert replacement to begin on Ohio 503 in June

PREBLE COUNTY — Construction is scheduled to begin on Ohio 503 next month, as contractors for the Ohio Department of Transportation undertake a ...

May 22nd, 2020 |  


Ohioans Protecting Ohioans ‘Urgent Health Advisory’ issued

COLUMBUS — Ohio Governor Mike DeWine this week released details of the new “Ohioans Protecting Ohioans Urgent Health Advisory” which...

May 22nd, 2020 |  


SPORTS


Fortress Obetz to Host OHSAA Cross Country Championships

Fortress Obetz to Host OHSAA Cross Country Championships

COLUMBUS — The Ohio High School Athletic Association cross country state championships are moving to Fortress Obetz, a 50-acre multi-purpose spo...

May 20th, 2020 |  


County schools participate in ‘Be the Light’ campaign

County schools participate in ‘Be the Light’ campaign

PREBLE COUNTY — Over the past two weeks, schools from across the state and nation — including all five Preble County school districts R...

April 28th, 2020 |  


Eagles, Arrows earn all-SWBL honors

PREBLE COUNTY — For the first time in five years, Eaton’s girls basketball team had two players earn first-team all-league honors.Eaton fi...

April 23rd, 2020 |  


Harrisons earn CCC’s top honors

Harrisons earn CCC’s top honors

PREBLE COUNTY — National Trail’s boys basketball program earned the Cross County Conference’s top two honors this past season.The Bl...

April 23rd, 2020 |  


Hall of Fame ceremony postponed until 2021

PREBLE COUNTY — The 18th Preble County Athletic Hall of Fame ceremony, scheduled to be held in May, has been postponed until next year due to co...

March 31st, 2020 |  


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LIFE


AAA Travel: Pandemic Will Suppress Memorial Day Travel but Travelers Already Planning Future Trips

DAYTON — For the first time in 20 years, AAA will not issue a Memorial Day travel forecast, as the accuracy of the economic data used to create ...

May 22nd, 2020 |  


PC Library offering curbside pickup

EATON — The Preble County District Library is working hard to implement policies and procedures that will allow for the return to full services....

May 22nd, 2020 |  


PC Library awarded Preservation Grant

PC Library awarded Preservation Grant

EATON — Thanks to a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), awarded by the State Library of Ohio, the Preble County Dist...

May 20th, 2020 |  


Senior Edition: Share your stories

Senior Edition: Share your stories

EATON — Stories build community and connect us even when we can’t be physically together. Recalling adventures with childhood friends, tha...

May 20th, 2020 |  


West Alexandria news

WEST ALEXANDRIA — Birthdays this week: Cole McNinch, Weston Bassler, Jeff Suchland, Nikki Studebaker, Nancy Lockhart, Dr. Bradley Ulrich, Jeanne...

May 19th, 2020 |  


AAA Travel: Pandemic Will Suppress Memorial Day Travel but Travelers Already Planning Future Trips

DAYTON — For the first time in 20 years, AAA will not issue a Memorial Day travel forecast, as the accuracy of the economic data used to create ...

May 15th, 2020 |  


OPINION


4:56 pm |    
By Holly Steele

Finding a reputable cleaning service

Cleaning is not something many people love to do. Sometimes, it can be hard to find time to clean your home. Many turn to a cleaning service to help. ...

May 19th, 2020 |  


Wick discusses SD6 votes

Editor:With the results of the recent commissioners election, I believe the current commissioners will be speeding up the process to ram Sewer Distric...

May 12th, 2020 |  


Writer says ‘thanks’ to commissioners, sheriff

Editor:I wish to thank the Preble County Commissioners and Sheriff Simpson for trying to restore our God-given, and supposedly Constitutionally protec...

May 12th, 2020 |  


SWCD director discusses trees no longer sold

As your author was packing up and putting away supplies from yet another tree sale, he came across some extra tags for the tree species we sell. Some ...

May 12th, 2020 |  


Brown: putting money in the pockets of Ohioans

It’s clear what a toll this pandemic is taking on Ohioans’ paychecks and family budgets. Even as we work to get our economy moving again a...

May 12th, 2020 |  


Portman: Coronavirus has strained our health system, but we can’t take our eyes off the addiction crisis

As the coronavirus pandemic has gripped the world, it seems as though every aspect of life before this crisis has been put on hold. Schools are closed...

May 12th, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


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Henny Penny donates masks
Lewisburg Container announces internship program

Lewisburg Container announces internship program

LEWISBURG — Sergio Morales, General Manager of Lewisburg Container (a subsidiary of Pratt Industries Inc.) recently announced his company’...

February 19th, 2020 |  


Local auctioneer wins 2020 Ohio State Champion Auctioneer

Local auctioneer wins 2020 Ohio State Champion Auctioneer

COLUMBUS — Billy Peyton from Preble County, won big at this years Ohio Auctioneers Bid Calling Championship Contest. The annual Ohio Auctioneers...

January 30th, 2020 |  


Kierston’s Coffeestop opens in West Alexandria

Kierston’s Coffeestop opens in West Alexandria

WEST ALEXANDRIA — Kierston’s Coffee Stop, located at 12 S. Main Street, West Alexandria, held its grand opening and ribbon cutting on Jan....

January 30th, 2020 |  


Henny Penny announces promotions

Henny Penny announces promotions

EATON — Henny Penny announced on Monday, Jan. 6, the promotion of Steve Maggard to president, marking an important start to a new decade as the ...

January 9th, 2020 |  


Bullen Ultrasonics becomes The Star Theatre’s first major donor

Bullen Ultrasonics becomes The Star Theatre’s first major donor

EATON — The Star Theatre, a 501(c)3 has received a $10,000 grant from Bullen Ultrasonics Inc. Bullen is known for its support of the community, ...

December 19th, 2019 |  


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