NEWS


Preble County YMCA blood drive March 28

EATON — The Preble County YMCA will partner with Community Blood Center to host a blood drive Thursday, March 28 from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at ...

March 19th, 2019 |  


Eaton pork producer provides input on Checkoff Programs

ORLANDO, FLORIDA — James Newton, a pig farmer from Eaton, Ohio, served as a delegate to the Pork Act Delegate assembly March 6-8 in Orlando. New...

March 19th, 2019 |  


Make your kitchen a falls-free zone

Make your kitchen a falls-free zone

The kitchen is the heart of the home. Hanging out, relaxing and cooking for yourself or loved ones is something that people of all ages like to do, es...

March 19th, 2019 |  


Sensational Science Sunday a success

Sensational Science Sunday a success

EATON — Sensational Science Sunday was held March 17, and taught youth and their families about several different activities and the value of 4-...

March 19th, 2019 |  


Less than a month until Business Expo

Less than a month until Business Expo

EATON — It’s “officially” spring, and in less than a month the Expo Building on the Preble County Fairgrounds will be filled d...

March 19th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Eaton’s Bowman, Straszheim conclude career’s at state

Eaton’s Bowman, Straszheim conclude career’s at state

COLUMBUS — Seth Bowman and Skyler Straszheim bought into what Eaton wrestling coach Mark Silvers calls the “process” and the result ...

March 12th, 2019 |  


Blazers fall in district final

Blazers fall in district final

DAYTON — National Trail’s first appearance in a district final in more than two decades ended with a 51-31 loss to Cincinnati Purcell Mari...

March 12th, 2019 |  


Eaton’s Monebrake ends career with 5th place finish at state

Eaton’s Monebrake ends career with 5th place finish at state

COLUMBUS — It wasn’t the finish Eaton senior Wade Monebrake was hoping for.Monebrake, a state runner-up last season at 132 pounds, was loo...

March 12th, 2019 |  


Lane 2nd at state

Lane 2nd at state

COLUMBUS — Peyton Lane has no reason to hang his head after falling in the Division III 138-pound state championship match to one of Ohio’...

March 12th, 2019 |  


Eaton sending 3 to state

Eaton sending 3 to state

WILMINGTON — Although Mark Silvers would have liked more state qualifiers, he was in no way disappointed in the way his Eaton wrestling team per...

March 5th, 2019 |  


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LIFE


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Mildred Evans Barzacchini
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65th anniversary

Church briefs

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

February 26th, 2019 |  


Church briefs

Day of Caring setEaton United Church of Christ partners with the hit Foundation to sponsor the annual day of caring pancake sausage brunch on Sunday, ...

February 22nd, 2019 |  


Church briefs

Day of Caring setEaton United Church of Christ partners with the hit Foundation to sponsor the annual day of caring pancake sausage brunch on Sunday, ...

February 12th, 2019 updated: February 15th, 2019. |  


Church briefs

Preble County Ministerial AssociationAll Preble County clergy are invited to attend the Ministerial Association meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at 9:30...

February 5th, 2019 updated: February 8th, 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 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 |  


OPINION


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‘Women with wings’

On National Ag Day and every day, we celebrate #OurFarmers

Farmers are the backbone of America. They grow food to feed us, fiber to clothe us, and fuel to run our homes and cars. Their hard work and dedication...

March 19th, 2019 |  


Hall of Honor history continues

EATON — This article is the fourth in our series related to the Sara Swartsel Hall of Honor, sponsored by the Preble County Historical Society a...

March 16th, 2019 |  


OIU agents offer safety tips for drugged drinks locally and abroad

COLUMBUS — Whether college students are going to bars and parties on campuses or away on spring break, they need to be mindful of their surround...

March 12th, 2019 |  


Writer: closing Ohio’s nuclear power plants would harm the economy, environment

Editor:Bad government decisions are crippling Ohio’s most important and reliable energy source, jeopardizing thousands of jobs and the quality o...

March 5th, 2019 |  


(Not so) common tree names

Buttonwood. Bee Tree. Bilsted. Each of these is a common name for three common trees found in this part of the world, better known to us as Sycamore, ...

March 5th, 2019 |  


Resident asks ORR: ‘Will you be here to clean up the damage?’

Editor:As the issue of potential solar panels being raised on Preble County farmland continues to surface, it is understandable that neighbors of the ...

February 26th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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Boutique opens in Eaton
Bison and Boar hosts grand opening

Bison and Boar hosts grand opening

WEST ALEXANDRIA — The Bison and the Boar hosted its grand opening this past weekend, Friday and Saturday, Feb. 22-23. The new restaurant opened ...

February 26th, 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 |  


Bullen announces new hire

Bullen announces new hire

EATON — Bullen Ultrasonics, Inc. has filled a key management position at the ultrasonic machining company, after long-time controller Duane Denl...

February 12th, 2019 |  


Kettering Health Network president to retire

KETTERING — Roy Chew, Ph.D., president of Kettering Health Network since 2015, is retiring effective Feb. 15.“I am so thankful for the opp...

February 5th, 2019 |  


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 |  


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