News briefs

Chamber Breakfast Briefing

The Preble County Chamber of Commerce’s May Breakfast Briefing will focus on agribusiness in Preble County. The session will be held on Thursday, May 31, from 7:45-9:30 a.m. at The Bistro at Eagles Point in Eaton and includes breakfast. Attendees will learn the Brubaker Grain story, hear about the recently created Preble Roots marketing program, and find out how farming and ag impact the economy in Preble County. From 7:45-8:15 a.m., there will be time for “speed promotion” so attendees should bring flyers and info about their business and what they have coming up. From 8:15-8:45 a.m., Ryan Brubaker will tell how family-owned and operated Brubaker Grain has grown to what it is today, and from 8:45-9 a.m., PC Convention & Visitors Bureau President Stephanie Garrett will provide information about the new Preble Roots program. Vonderhaar Farms’ Rachel Vonderhaar will close the session with information highlighting agriculture and its impact on the Preble County economy. Free for Preble County Chamber members, $10 non-members. Call 937-456-4949 or email to RSVP, or register online at Breakfast Briefings are free to Chamber members, $10 for non-members.

TVCLSD summer schedule

The Twin Valley Community Local Schools will be operating on an extended day/shortened workweek schedule May 28- Aug. 3. Hours of operation will be 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and the building will be closed on Friday. Regular hours of operation will resume on Monday, Aug. 6. The Elementary, Middle and High School office will work on limited hours starting June 18-July 31. For more information or questions, call the district office at 937-839-4688.

TCN summer schedule

Tri-County North Local Schools will be operating on an extended day/shortened week work schedule this summer. June 4-July 26, the hours of operation will be 6 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday, with the exception of the week of July 4. The week of July 4, the hours of operation will be 6 a.m.-2 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. The school will be closed on Wednesday, July 4, due to the holiday. The building will be closed every Friday except July 6. Regular hours of operation will resume on Monday, July 30. Call the district office at 937-962-2671 with questions.

National Trail BOE special meeting

The National Trail Local Schools Board of Education will meet in special session on June 7, at 6:30 p.m. at the National Trail K-12 Facility. The board will dismiss into executive session to discuss the hiring of a superintendent.

TVCLSD meetings

The Twin Valley Community Local School Board of Education has announced its monthly meetings will be held the fourth Monday of each month, in the Twin Valley South Media Center at 6 p.m. Exception is the November/December meeting, which will be held on Monday, Dec. 3, at 6 p.m. The 2018 meeting dates are June 25, July 23, Aug. 27, Sept.24, Oct. 22 and Dec. 3.

Gratis Summer Reading Program

The Gratis Public Library Summer Reading Program will start on Thursday, June 7. Come in anytime during library hours to sign up and get a candy bar.

PCPD June Meeting

The Preble County Park District has changed the meeting date in June to Friday, June 8 and it will be held at the Garber Nature Center Farmhouse conference room located at 9691 SR503 N, Lewisburg, OH. Please note that this is a one time change of date and location from our usual meetings. Meetings are open to the public.

Tornado siren testing

Monthly testing of tornado sirens countywide will be done on the first Wednesday of each month, through November, weather permitting. In the event of inclement weather on that day, sirens will not be tested.