NEWS


Kindergarten registration for Hollingsworth East Elementary

EATON — Kindergarten registration for Hollingsworth-East Elementary School in Eaton, for the 2019-2020 school year, will be held March 4-8. When...

February 22nd, 2019 |  


Ohio EMA accepting applications for the Ohio Safe Room Rebate Program

EATON — The Preble County EMA — in conjunction with the State of Ohio EMA — is once again accepting applications for the Ohio Safe R...

February 22nd, 2019 |  


AIM Media Midwest announces acquisition of Early Bird

AIM Media Midwest announces acquisition of Early Bird

GREENVILLE — AIM Media Midwest, LLC (“AIM” or the “Company”) announced last week it has acquired the publishing assets o...

February 22nd, 2019 |  


Eaton hosts leadership course, reports on activities

EATON — The City of Eaton recently hosted the Preble County Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Preble County session on Local Government.Cit...

February 22nd, 2019 |  


Special meeting held to discuss solar facility

EATON — Preble County Commissioners held a special information meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 19 to discuss the two solar facilities proposed for Preb...

February 22nd, 2019 |  


Heroes remembered: plans under way for veterans trip to D.C.

PREBLE COUNTY — Preble County Veteran Services will host its next trip to Washington, D.C. Thursday, May 16- Saturday, May 18. The theme: Heroes...

February 22nd, 2019 |  


SPORTS


6:00 pm |    
South wins CCC outright

OXFORD — Eaton’s boys’ basketball team picked up a win in its regular season finale defeating Talawanda, 63-58. The victory pushed E...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Eaton girls knock off No. 6 Ponitz for first tournament win since 2015

Eaton girls knock off No. 6 Ponitz for first tournament win since 2015

SPRINGFIELD — Eaton’s girls basketball team used a fast start to pull away from Ponitz in the first round of the Tecumseh Division II sect...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Boys basketball teams begin sectional tournament next week

Boys basketball teams begin sectional tournament next week

PREBLE COUNTY — The boys high school sectional basketball tournament is set to begin this week. Teams learned their postseason paths during the ...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Eaton reclaims SWBL title

Eaton reclaims SWBL title

MONROE — Winning league titles have become commonplace for Eaton’s grapplers.And this year was no different.Eaton claimed five individual ...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Boys basketball teams begin sectional tournament next week

Boys basketball teams begin sectional tournament next week

PREBLE COUNTY — The boys high school sectional basketball tournament is set to begin next week. Teams learned their postseason paths during the ...

February 14th, 2019 |  


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LIFE


8:47 pm |    
Mildred Evans Barzacchini
5:02 pm
Updated: 3:33 pm. |    
65th anniversary

Church briefs

Grief Share in CamdenFirst Southern Baptist Church of Camden will offer Grief Share classes beginning Feb. 5, on Tuesdays from 6-8 p.m. The church is ...

January 29th, 2019 updated: February 1st, 2019. |  


Preble County sees 38 Hepatitis A cases in 2018

PREBLE COUNTY — There were 38 confirmed cases of hepatitis A in Preble County throughout 2018, which is up 36 cases from 2017, when the area onl...

January 29th, 2019 |  


Church briefs

Visitation Catholic Church community dinnersVisitation Catholic Church, B.V.M., 401 East Main Street, Eaton, has announced monthly community dinners f...

January 23rd, 2019 |  


Church briefs

Visitation Catholic Church community dinnersVisitation Catholic Church, B.V.M., 401 East Main Street, Eaton, announces their monthly community dinners...

January 19th, 2019 |  


Church briefs

Grief Share in CamdenFirst Southern Baptist Church of Camden will offer Grief Share classes beginning Feb. 5, on Tuesdays from 6-8 p.m. The church is ...

January 15th, 2019 |  


Mildred Evans Barzacchini

Mildred Evans Barzacchini

RICHMOND, INDIANA — Mildred Evans Barzacchini turned 100 years old on March 18, 2018, and is looking forward to her 101st in March 2019.Mildred ...

January 8th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Open Road Renewables welcomes questions

Editor:A recent writer discussed several concerns regarding weed control, herbicide use, and run off related to the construction and operation of two ...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Operation Christmas Child says ‘thank you’

Editor:I am writing to thank Eaton residents for sharing the true meaning of Christmas with children in need this past holiday season.Because of the g...

February 8th, 2019 |  


Governor DeWine announces New website, public awareness campaign to help families better access information about foster care, adoption

COLUMBUS — You don’t have to be wealthy or have an advanced degree to open your home to children in need. You just need “100 percent...

February 5th, 2019 |  


‘A moral compass’

I had gone for a walk in the woods but soon was lost. “This is odd,” I thought to myself, “I know these woods like the back of my ha...

February 5th, 2019 |  


O-H Update: Southwest Ohio

The best ideas don’t come out of Washington – they come out of conversations with Ohioans.That was on display as the Farm Bill was signed ...

January 29th, 2019 |  


Ending the government shutdown

The President must immediately reopen the government, so workers can get back on the job earning a paycheck and serving Ohioans.Right now, 6,569 Ohio ...

January 23rd, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


4:40 pm |    
Bullen announces new hire
5:35 pm |    
Studio 11 opens in Eaton

Michael Murphy Insurance Agency recognized

PIQUA — Buckeye Insurance Group has announced the Michael Murphy Insurance Agency, of Eaton, has achieved Preferred Agency Status for 2019.Accor...

February 5th, 2019 |  


BBB-Dayton says buyer beware: online shopping can cause more trouble than not

DAYTON — Fast, simple and efficient online shopping has been taking the world by storm since the mid-1990s. Recently, online retailers have inte...

January 29th, 2019 |  


Reflections@pmg closing Feb. 16

WEST ALEXANDRIA — Serving Preble County for the last four years, Reflections@pmg will be celebrating its last month before transitioning, under ...

January 23rd, 2019 |  


TVB donates to PC YWCA

TVB donates to PC YWCA

PREBLE COUNTY — Twin Valley Bank employees participate in a “jeans Friday” program by making weekly contributions to a fundraising a...

January 15th, 2019 |  


Nominations open for BBB’s Women in Business Networking ‘Top 25 Women to Watch’

DAYTON — Women in Business Networking (WiBN), a program of Better Business Bureau serving Dayton/Miami Valley, announces nominations are open fo...

January 13th, 2019 |  


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