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NT Board meeting change

The April regular meeting of the National Trail Board of Education originally scheduled for Tuesday, April 26, has been changed to Wednesday, April 27, at 6.30 p.m. The meeting will be for all general purposes.

BOE to hold test

The BOE will conduct a regular business meeting on Saturday, April 30, at 8 a.m. prior to the swearing-in of the May 3, Primary Election Voting Location Managers at 9 a.m. The board will continue the regular business meeting on Tuesday, May 3, at 6:30 p.m. preceding the 2022 Primary Election Unofficial Canvass. Both meetings will be conducted in the board’s office at 101 E. Main St., Eaton (Preble County Courthouse.)

Road closure

Concord Road, between Ohio 725 and mailbox 3568, is closed beginning at Ohio 732 and ending at Winters Road, as of Monday, April 11, for a bridge replacement. The road will be closed approximately five weeks. For more information, contact the Preble County Engineer’s Office at 937-456-4600.

Eaton Farmers’ Market back for 2022

Eaton’s Early Bird Farmers’ Market will open Saturday, May 7, at its usual location in the corner lot at Barron and Somers Streets. The public is invited to shop local at this weekly downtown event. The market will be open every Saturday from 8 a.m.-1 p.m., through Sept. 25. Vendors typically offer a variety of homemade items including baked goods, plants, produce, frozen meat and more. Vendors interested in participating can call Marcia Glenn at 937-839-1009.

ECS Kindergarten registration

Eaton Community Schools kindergarten registration for the 2022/2023 school year is open through May 20. Registration can be completed online at

Monroe Alumni gathering

The 99th Monroe Alumni gathering will be held Saturday, June 11, in the National Trail H.S. Cafetorium. Honored classes are 1942, 1947, 1952, 1957, 1962 and 1967. Registration, socializing and a silent auction of Monroe memorabilia begins at 4 p.m. A buffet dinner, catered by Rob’s, will be served at 5:30 p.m. followed by a brief business meeting. NTHS is handicap accessible and servers will be available to help with trays. Reservations are $25 per person, should be made by May 27 and a donation to the scholarship fund may be included. Anyone who attended or taught at Monroe is welcome to attend. For more information, contact Shirley Filbrun Wright at 937-336-0669.

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