News briefs


“On Golden Pond” to be presented

Preble Players will present “On Golden Pond” by Ernest Thompson on Saturday, June 3, and Sunday, June 4, at 2 pm. Directed by Bonnie Bertelson, this American classic is staged outdoors, surrounded by nature, using the pond at Camp Mahanaim in New Paris as a backdrop. For more information, visit

NT summer hours

National Trail Local School’s offices will be operating on the following 2023 summer schedule:

The district office will be open from 7 a.m.-3 p.m., Monday through Friday (May 31-July 31.)

National Trail Elementary and Middle School will be open from 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday (May 28-June 18.) The ES and MS office will be closed from June 19 until July 31.

National Trail High School will be open from 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday (May 31-July 31.)

Regular hours of operation will resume on Tuesday, Aug. 1 (7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.) for all district buildings.

For more information call the district office at 937-437-3333 ext. 1106.

TCN summer hours

Tri-County North Local Schools will be operating on an extended day/shortened week work schedule this summer. June 5 through July 28, the hours of operation will be 6 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday, with an exception to the weeks of June 19 and July 3. The week of June 19, the school will be closed on Monday due to the holiday. The week of July 3, the office will be closed on Tuesday due to the holiday. For the remainder of each of those two weeks, the hours of operation will be 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. The building will be closed every Friday. Regular hours of operation will resume on Monday, July 31. Call the TCN District Office at 937-962-2671 for additional information.

Toby Road closure

Toby Road between box 1363 and Washington Jackson Road, beginning at Miller-Williams Road and ending at Washington-Jackson Road, is closed for approximately 8 weeks beginning Monday, May 15, due to a full bridge replacement. For more information contact the Preble County Engineer at 937-456-4600.

Continued road closure

Brubaker Road at Brubaker Covered Bridge is closed for an as of yet undetermined period of time, beginning at Ohio 122 and ending at Aukerman Creek Road due to damage to the bridge incurred in a traffic crash. No traffic is permitted.

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