News briefs

BOE meeting scheduled

The Preble County Board of Elections will conduct a regular business meeting on Thursday, March 17, at 9 a.m. in the board’s office at 101 E. Main St., Eaton.

Road closure

Beginning Monday, March 21, Kimmel Road will be closed between mailbox 2725 and 3288, beginning at Ohio 726 and ending at Monroe Central Road, for approximately five weeks for a bridge deck replacement. No traffic will be permitted. For more information, contact the Preble County Engineer’s office at 937-456-4600.

OVBB to perform with EACB

The Ohio Valley British Brass Band will return to Eaton for a combined concert with the Eaton Area Community Band on Sunday, April 10, at 4 p.m., in the Performing Arts Center. This will be the bands’ seventh appearance together, and the first since 2019. The 40-member OVBBB was established in 1988, and is based at Wright State University.

CASAs sought

Court Appointed Special Advocates for children are local volunteers serving as the voice of children who are abused or neglected. Who is needed? Anyone who is 21 or older with a desire to help kids in Preble County. Volunteers need to be willing to spend 2 to 10 hours per month, according to CASA officials. The pre-service training is 30 hours and then volunteers will need 12 hours per year of continuing education. Volunteers must be able to pass a background check. Classes are held every Tuesday through March 29 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. The classes will be held at the CASA office. Anyone who would like more information on becoming the voice of a child in Preble County who has been abused or neglected, call 937-456-2885 or email [email protected] Additional information is also available online at

ECS Kindergarten registration

Eaton Community Schools kindergarten registration for the 2022/2023 school year is open now through May 20. Registration can be completed online at