News briefs


Editor’s note: Organizations in The Register-Herald’s coverage area are encouraged to submit scheduled events and news for the weekly News Briefs. Items can be emailed to [email protected]. Deadline for inclusion in the Wednesday edition is 5 p.m. the Friday prior; deadline for inclusion in the Saturday edition is 5 p.m. the Wednesday prior. Items are published as space allows until the date of events has passed, or for ongoing listings, until removal is requested.

TVCLSD special meeting

The Twin Valley Community Local School District Board of Education will hold a special meeting to enter into executive session regarding matters of employment on Monday, April 1, at 5:30 p.m. in the Media Center at Twin Valley Community Local Schools, 100 Education Drive, West Alexandria.

Gathering of the Pans

The “Gathering of the Pans” National Trail Steel Band Festival will begin at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at National Trail High School gym, 6940 Oxford-Gettysburg Road, New Paris. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $7. Questions? Contact Judy Jordan at [email protected].

Board of Elections announcements

The Preble County Board of Elections will hold a special meeting on Friday, April 5, at 9 a.m. for the purpose of the March 19, Primary Election Official Canvass.

The Board of Elections will be closed on Monday, April 8, for the eclipse.

On Thursday, April 18, the board will have its regular meeting and will also conduct the March 19, Primary Post-Election Audit.

Free smoke alarm installation

Smoke alarms save lives working smoke alarms can cut the risk of death due to a home fire in half. The American Red Cross and Preble County Emergency Management Agency are partnering to install free smoke alarms in Preble County. Call 1-844-207-4509 to make a smoke alarm installation appointment during the event scheduled for Saturday, May 4.

MCSWD Board meeting change

The monthly Montgomery County Soil and Water District Board of Supervisors Meeting for April has been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 9, at noon. Regular monthly meetings are held on the first Wednesday of the month at 9 a.m. at the MSWCD office, 10025 Amity Road, Brookville. The public is always welcome. Call 937-854-746 with any questions.

Eaton Community Schools special meeting

The Eaton Community Schools Board of Education will meet in special session on Monday, April 15, at 4:30 p.m. This meeting will be held at Hollingsworth East Elementary School, 506 Aukerman St., Eaton. The board will enter into executive session to prepare for negotiations or bargaining sessions with employees.

TCN Board meeting change

The Tri-County North Board of Education meeting scheduled for Monday, May 20, will instead be held on Monday, May 6, at 7:30 p.m. in the TCN High School Lecture Room.

Tornado siren testing in Preble County

For the 2024 tornado siren testing season, sirens in Preble County will be tested on the first Wednesday of each month at noon, weather permitting. In the event of inclement weather, testing will not occur and sirens will be tested the following month.

Road/bridge closure

The Preble County Engineer’s Office reports that Camden College Corner Road is closed between U.S. 127 and Camden Darrtown Road/Dillman Road for a full bridge replacement. The road will be closed for approximately 8 weeks (until April 25.) The road will be closed to all through traffic. Emergency personnel will not be permitted. School buses will not be permitted.

Eaton North Maple Street project under way

The City of Eaton’s 2024 North Maple Street complete reconstruction project is under way and will continue for approximately 8 months, according to city officials.For this reason, a construction and roadway closure will be in place from the intersection of North Maple and East Mechanic Street to the intersection of North Maple Street and Lexington Road.North Maple Street will only be open to residents who live in that section, emergency vehicles and school buses.

Parkinson’s exercise class

A new session of Parkinson’s Fit Club exercise class are being held each Wednesday at the Earl Heck Center, 201 N. Main St., Englewood. Classes run from 12:15-1 p.m. These classes are taught by Physical Therapists from Kettering Health’s NeuroRehab and Balance Center and are designed to empower people with Parkinson’s Disease to fight back against the disease with specific exercises to counteract movement challenges experienced by those with Parkinson’s. Classes are tailored for different levels of fitness and Parkinson’s symptoms. All ages and fitness levels are welcome. Through the support of the Parkinson’s Foundation, these classes are offered for free. For more information, call 937-401-7512.

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