News briefs


BOE schedules meetings

The Preble County Board of Elections will continue a special meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 23, at 9 a.m. to begin and complete the Nov. 8, 2022 General Election Official Canvass and any business brought before the board and Tuesday, Nov. 29, for the purpose of the Nov. 8, 2022 General post-election audit and any business brought before the board. The post-election audit will begin at 9 a.m. The board’s August regular meeting will be held Thursday, Nov. 17, at 9 a.m. The 2022 General Election Public Test will be conducted on Wednesday, Nov. 16, at 10 a.m. in the board’s office at 101 E. Main St., Eaton.

PCESC meeting change

The November regular monthly meeting of the Preble County Educational Service Center Governing Board scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 16, at 5:30 p.m. has been changed to Wednesday, Nov. 30, at 5:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Preble County Educational Service Center Conference Room, 597 Hillcrest Drive, Eaton. The purpose of the meeting will be for all regular general purposes.

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. 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.

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.

Little Shop of Sharing bazaar

The Little Shop of Sharing will be holding its annual Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, Dec. 3, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 4, noon-5 p.m. This years bazaar will be held at Community Center at Preble Memory Gardens, 3377 U.S. 35 East, West Alexandria. There will be vendors, crafts and food.

TCN Senior Citizen Holiday Luncheon

The Tri-County North Local School District will host its Senior Citizen Holiday Luncheon 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.

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.