News briefs


Special Olympics kickoff

Preble County Special Olympics 2023 Kick-off informational meeting will be held on Thursday, Nov. 10, from 5-7 p.m. at the City of Eaton Youth Center, 7 Mile Drive, Eaton. Anyone who would like to learn more about Preble County Special Olympics, should plan to attend. For more information, call 937-456-5891.

City of Eaton fall leaf pick-up

The City of Eaton Public Maintenance Division has released the following schedule for its fall leaf collection. Leaf collection will occur on the following dates at the listed locations: week of Nov. 7, west side of Barron St.; week of Nov. 14, east side of Barron St.; week of Nov. 21, west side of Barron St. During the week of Nov. 28, Eaton Public Maintenance will be doing a final collection of leaves throughout the city. Officials ask residents to keep leaf piles free of branches, grass, and other debris. If leaves do not get collected, residents are asked to not call the City Building, as Public Maintenance will be out monitoring to make sure leaves are collected in a timely manner. Staff will adjust these dates as needed, as the weather will influence leaf collection.

CCLSD meeting change

The College Corner Local Schools Board of Education has announced its regular meeting scheduled for Monday, Nov. 14, will be changed to Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 5:45 p.m.

PSWCD records meeting

The Preble Soil and Water Conservation District Records Commission will hold a meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 16, at 8 a.m. at the Preble SWCD Office, 2789 U.S. 35 East, West Alexandria. The purpose of this meeting will be to update the records retention schedule and discuss proper public records disposal in accordance with Ohio law. This meeting will be open to the public. For more information, contact Preble SWCD at 937-456-5159.

County commissioners schedule update

Preble County Commissioners will not be holding meetings on the following days: Monday, Nov. 21; Wednesday, Nov. 23; Wednesday, Dec. 7, and Wednesday, Dec. 28. The last commission meeting of calendar year 2022 will be Wednesday, Dec. 21.

TCN Senior Citizen Holiday Luncheon

The Tri-County North Local School District is happy to announce that our 2022-2023 Senior Citizen Holiday Luncheon will be held on Friday, Dec. 9, at 12:30 p.m. in the Tri-County North HS/MS Cafeteria. The luncheon is hosted by Tri-County North Schools and supported by the Lewisburg Chamber of Commerce. The luncheon will be served by the TCN Cafeteria Staff and TCN FFA students. Entertainment will be provided by the music department. All senior citizens in the Tri-County North School District are invited to attend the luncheon. There is no charge but reservations are required. To make reservations, call Noelle Rhoades at 937-962-2671, extension 1001. Deadline for reservations will be Thursday, Dec. 1.

Road closure

Paint Road between mailbox numbers 3708 and 4150 is now closed beginning at Cox Road and ending at Westville Road until approximately Dec. 31, for a full bridge replacement. For more information, contact the Preble County Engineer’s Office at 937-456-4600.

Road closed

Israel Somers Road between Ohio 732 and mailbox 5193, (ending at Cramer Road) is closed for approximately 9 weeks for a full bridge replacement. For more information, contact the Preble County Engineer’s Office at 937-456-4600.

Continued road closure

Brubaker Road at Brubaker Covered Bridge is closed for an as of yet undetermined period of time, beginning at Ohio 122 and ending at Aukerman Creek Road due to damage to the bridge incurred in a traffic crash. No traffic is permitted.

Road closure

Guy Murray Road, beginning at Ohio 121 (between mailboxes 6534 and 6580) and ending at Cedar Springs Road, is closed. This closure will be until approximately Nov. 10, for a full bridge replacement. For more information, contact the Preble County Engineer’s Office at 937-456-4600.