News briefs


Road closure

Darke-Preble County Line Road between mailboxes 4722 and 6806 is closed beginning at Ohio 503 and ending at Rockridge Road for approximately 8 weeks (until Oct. 12) for a full bridge replacement. There will be no traffic permitted. For additional information contact the Preble County Engineer’s Office at 937-456-4600.

Eaton leaf connection

The City of Eaton Public Maintenance Division fall leaf collection the week of Oct. 16. Leaf collection will occur on the following dates in the listed locations: week of Oct. 16, east side of Barron St.; week of Oct. 23, west side of Barron St.; week of Oct. 30, east side of Barron St.; week of Nov. 6, west side of Barron St.; week of Nov. 13, east side of Barron St. and the week of Nov. 20, west side of Barron St. During the week of Nov. 27, Eaton Public Maintenance will be doing a final collection of leaves throughout the city.

Sweep Clayton Clean is Oct. 21

Sweep Clayton Clean fall clean-up will be held Saturday, Oct. 21 from 8 a.m. ‘til noon at Fire Station 83 located off Main Street at 200 Woolery Lane. Dumpsters will be available at 8 a.m. until full with a hard cut off at noon. Clayton residents can dispose of junk, storage, furniture, wood, tree limbs, and yard debris free of charge. No liquids, paint, Freon, tires or hazardous items will be accepted. A chipper will be available for tree brush.

PCBOE logic, accuracy testing

The Preble County Board of Elections will conduct logic and accuracy testing of the electronic pollbooks on Monday, Oct. 23, and Tuesday, Oct. 24. This testing will also be conducted from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Preble County Courthouse.

Road closure

Stephens Road is closed for approximately 5 weeks (until Oct. 26,) beginning at Shurley Road and ending at Monroe Central Road, due to a culvert replaement. No traffic will be permitted.

College Corner BOE meeting change

The College Corner Local Schools Board of Education regular meeting scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 16, will be changed to Tuesday, Nov. 14, at 5:45 p.m.

Dynamite Dreams Farm Toy Drive

Dynamite Dreams Farm’s 4th annual Toy Drive for Preble County and Christmas Light Display will be held from Dec. 1-17, at the farm located at 7495 Ohio 122 West in Eaton. Bring a new toy and enjoy the lights. Toys will be donated to Home is the Foundation to provide to families needing a extra help this coming holiday season. Toys can be left at the farm anytime, Dec. 1-17, or dropped off at the HIT Foundation office, 111 W. Somers St., Eaton. The light display will run from Nov. 27 through Christmas, from 6-9 p.m. weather permitting. Park and walk along the lighted pathway. There are over 120,000 lights and 600-plus decorations to enjoy.

Road closure notice

Paint Road (between mailbox 5132 and Cox Road,) beginning at County Road 335 and ending at Cox Road, is closed for 10 weeks (until approximately Dec. 21) for a full bridge replacement. No traffic will be permitted for additional information contact the Preble County Engineer’s Office 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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