News briefs

Road closure

Beginning Monday, Aug. 6, Duffield Road will be closed between Hawley Mills and Shurley Roads for a full bridge replacement. The closure will specifically be between Box #7812 and Box #8088 and will be for approximately 3 weeks. It will be closed to all traffic. For additional information, call the Preble County Engineer’s Office at 967-456-4600.

TVS school hours

Twin Valley South High School/Middle School Office is open from 7 a.m.-3 p.m., beginning Aug. 6. The first day for students will be Monday, Aug. 20. Students new to the district may register beginning Monday, Aug. 6. To register a new student, parents need to bring a birth certificate, medical records, Social Security number, two proofs of residency and custody papers if applicable. For high school students, call the school at 937-839-4693 to schedule an appointment. High school students may pick up schedules beginning Monday, Aug. 6. Schedule changes may be made through Friday, Aug. 10.

PC Chamber Lunch & Learn

Have you ever considered selling your services or products to a government agency, school or university? The OU PTAC in Cincinnati helps small businesses in Preble, Clinton, Warren, Butler, Hamilton and Clermont counties understand this process. Most small businesses need help understanding the process of contracting with government agencies: how to start, what is needed, where to find opportunities, and how to bid. On Wednesday, Aug 8, at 11:30 a.m., Hayward Chappell, Procurement Specialist for the Cincinnati OU PTAC, will be talking to interested small business owners about the basics of government contracting and the services offered by the center. This session will be located in the Preble County Development Partnership Assembly Room, at 119 S. Barron St. Lunch will be provided. Free to chamber members, $10, non-members. Call 937-456-4949, email, or register online at

NT Board meeting changes

The regular board meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 28, has been rescheduled for Monday, Aug. 6, at 6:30 p.m. at the National Trail Schools K-12 Facility. The meeting will be for all regular general purposes.

Chamber Classic Golf Outing

The 2018 Preble County Chamber of Commerce Classic Golf Outing is set for Friday, Aug. 17, at Beechwood Golf Course in Arcanum. Proceeds from the event benefit the chamber’s annual academic and Ohio Business Week scholarships. Registration is now open, and sponsorships and donations being sought. Additional information and registration information can be found online at, by emailing or calling 937-456-4949.

Pork Festival Parade applications available

Entries are being accepted for the 2018 Annual Preble County Pork Festival Parade in Eaton, Ohio. The parade commences at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15. Parade applications are available on the website at Scroll down to the application. One application is for Bands the other is the General Application. Applications are submitted directly from the website. If in need of a paper application, contact Karen Hake at or call 937-336-4116. Deadline for entry is extended to Sept. 1.

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 Aug. 27, Sept.24, Oct. 22 and Dec. 3.

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.