News briefs


Board of Elections sets meeting date

The Preble County Board of Elections will conduct a special meeting on Friday, Sept. 3 at 9 a.m. for the purpose of a write-in candidate protest hearing. The hearing will be conducted in the Preble County Common Pleas Courtroom on the third floor of the Preble County Courthouse, 101 E. Main St., Eaton.

Camden to dedicate historical marker

The Village of Camden and the Camden Archives invites the public to its Ohio Historical Marker Dedication Ceremony honoring Old Camden Orchard Hill Cemetery at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 11. This historical cemetery, where early Camden area settlers and veterans from four wars are buried, was abandoned for over 130 years.

Now restored, the Cemetery has been deemed worthy of an Ohio Historical Marker. Several speakers will address the audience during the Marker unveiling ceremony. Covered seating will be provided.

Due to road construction on S.R. 725 West and unavailability of parking at the cemetery, guests are encouraged to park at the First Southern Baptist Church parking lots on North Liberty Street and West Central Avenue and ride the shuttle to the cemetery. Shuttle service will begin at 1:30 pm. For additional information, contact Janice Blevins at 937-689-0109 or Cherry Anderson at 937-974-5523.

Northside Chapel First Church of God hosting sale

Northside Chapel First Church of God is hosting a rummage and bake sale beginning Thursday, Sept. 9 through Saturday, Sept. 11 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day.

The sale, located at 6820 N. Main St. in Camden, will include clothing, household items, dishes cookware, collectibles, holiday items and much more.

Home cooked luncheon specials will also be served, including sandwiches and desserts. including pies, cakes, breads, candy and more.

Road closure set on Antioch Road

Antioch Road (between Mailboxes #199 and #351), beginning at U.S. 127 and ending at Camden Road, will be closed for approximately two weeks beginning Wednesday, Aug. 18 due to stream channel bank stabilization. No traffic will be permitted.