Hope Fair helping save lives
EATON — On Friday evening, May 13, the Preble County Fairgrounds was filled with family-friendly activities all in the name of suicide prevention and awareness at this year’s Hope Fair, presented by the Hope Squads from Eaton, National Trail, Preble Shawnee, Tri-County North and Twin Valley South schools.
Eaton’s Wendell Clark enters ‘800 Club’
EATON — Eaton blood donor Wendell Clark is an unbreakable branch on the Community Blood Center family tree. He is CBC’s “Iron Man” all-time top donor, with each new donation groundbreaking and each milestone making history.
Northmont school year winding down
ENGLEWOOD — End-of-the-year activities dominated the May 15 Northmont School Board meeting held at Northmoor Elementary School.
‘Outstanding Senior Citizen’ honored
EATON — A crowd of approximately 400 senior citizens and others gathered to celebrate Senior Day at the Preble County Council on Aging Senior Center on Tuesday, May 9, a day to recognize this year’s Older Americans Month and “aging unbound.”
Pork Festival set to crown royalty
EATON — The 52nd Annual Preble County Pork Festival has announced the candidates for this year’s Pork Festival Royalty Contest which will be held Saturday, May 20, at Preble County Council on Aging, 800 E. St. Clair Street, Eaton.
New Paris celebrates new playground
NEW PARIS — On Friday, May 5, the Village of New Paris, along with students from National Trail Elementary School and members of the county and community, attended a ribbon cutting ceremony to introduce the new playground at the park along 115 North Spring Street, New Paris.
‘Re-imagined’ PC Welcome Center unveiled
PREBLE COUNTY — A special visit from Gov. Mike DeWine and others highlighted a Monday, May 1, ribbon cutting celebrating the “re-imagined” Preble County Welcome Center on eastbound Interstate 70.
Congressman Warren Davidson speaks in Preble County
EATON — On Friday, May 5, U.S. Congressman Warren Davidson visited the Preble County Council on Aging Senior Center to speak at the PC Chamber of Commerce’s Legislative Breakfast event.
Lewisburg Police K-9 retires from service
LEWISBURG — The Lewisburg Police Department, along with neighboring law enforcement departments from Camden, West Alexandria, and Tipp City, celebrated the retirement of K-9 officer Apollo on Saturday, May 6.
PCCVB moving travel forward this National Travel & Tourism Week
PREBLE COUNTY — National Travel and Tourism Week, (NTTW) the annual celebration of the contributions of the U.S. travel industry, will spotlight the essential role that travel will play in driving economic growth and innovation through the theme #TravelForward.