News briefs


Milford Twp. meeting

The Milford Township Board of Trustees has changed the date of the regular November meeting from Tuesday, Nov. 15 to Tuesday, Nov. 22. The meeting will be at the Maintenance Building, 1414 Trenton Oxford Rd., Oxford, and will begin at 7:30 p.m.

PCBDD meeting

The Preble County Board of Developmental Disabilities will meet on Thursday, Nov. 17, at 6 p.m. at the board’s administrative offices located at 200 Eaton Lewisburg Road. The meeting will be held for the purpose of taking action on sealed bids received on the building and property located at 201 E. Lexington Road during the bid opening scheduled for 10:15 am on the same date. If no bids are received, the meeting will be canceled.

McCullough-Hyde Auxiliary event

The Auxiliary of McCullough-Hyde Hospital will host its Holiday Gift Extravaganza on Friday, Nov. 11, from 8 a.m.-7 p.m. in the hospital lobby. The bake sale will begin at 8 a.m.

Road closings

Beginning Nov. 7, at 7:30 a.m., Crawfordsville-Campbellstown Road will be closed between Westville Road and State Line Road for approximately three weeks for a full bridge replacement. This closure will begin at Box No. 9400 and end at Box No. 9178. This will be closed to all traffic.

Craft bazaar

The Senior Center’s annual craft bazaar is Saturday, Nov. 12, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., at the Preble County Council on Aging in Eaton. Organizers are looking for craft vendors to set up during this bazaar. Contact Stacey at scopes@prebleseniorcenter.org or 937-456-4947, ext. 215.

Delinquent mobile home taxes

Preble County Treasurer Brenda White has notified all Preble County taxpayers, in accordance with section 5721.03 of the Ohio Revised Code, a list of current year delinquent mobile home owners will be published in The Register-Herald. The list will be published the weeks of Nov. 14 and Nov. 21. To avoid publication, a taxpayer must pay delinquent taxes or enter into a written payment plan contract with the county treasurer before 48 hours prior to publication. To avoid any additional interest and penalty charges, taxpayers may pay delinquent taxes or may enter into a written payment plan before Dec. 1. Anyone having questions can can call the treasurer’s office at 937-456-8140.

PSWCD Record Commission

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, 1651 N. Barron St, Eaton, OH 45320. The purpose of this meeting will be to 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.

Wrestling fundraiser

On Saturday, Nov. 19, there will be a special wrestling fundraiser in Gratis to benefit Joseph Devaughn of Somerville, who is in need of a kidney transplant. He has a donor but must raise funds for his portion of the cost of the surgery. The event will be held at the Camden-Somers Fire Department at 1 p.m. Tuff Pro Wrestling of Franklin is providing the entertainment. Call 513-594-4582 for addditional information.

Thanksgiving story hour

Gratis Public Library will hold Thanksgiving Story Hour on Monday, Nov. 21, from 6-7 p.m. There will be stories, crafts, snacks and games.

WiBN Koffee Talk

The next WiBN (Women in Business Networking) Koffee Talk in Preble County is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 2, 8-9:30 a.m. These free events are held once a month in the Community Room at Robert L Crooks Funeral Center at Preble Memory Gardens. Speaker for December will be Stephanie Price, on the topic “One Word Can Change Your Life.”

TCN senior citizen luncheon

Tri-County North School will hold the annual Senior Citizen Holiday Luncheon on Friday, Dec. 2, at 12:30 p.m., in the Tri-County North High/Middle School cafeteria. The luncheon is hosted by the Tri-County North Local School District and supported by the Lewisburg Chamber of Commerce. The luncheon will be served by TCN cafeteria staff and FFA students. Entertainment will be provided by the music department. All senior citizens in the district are invited to attend. There is no charge. To make reservations, call Noelle Warner at 937-962-2671 or 937-833-2974. Deadline for registrations will be Monday, Nov. 21.

PCHS Christmas Dinner Gathering

The Preble County Historical Society will hose the annual Christmas Dinner Gathering on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 2-3. The evenings will begin at 6 p.m. with music and appetizers in the Lewisburg Log House. There will be a silent auction in the Sayler-Swartsel House. Dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. Menu will consits of spinach salad with pears, pomegranates and caramelized pecans; apple cider infused pork loin, roast beef, green beans, cheesy red potatoes, white cake with raspberry filling and white chocolate frosting, whit chocolate cupcakes with Bailey’s chocolate mousse. Cost is $55 for members, $65 for non-members. RSVP by calling 937-787-4256.

Preble County Christmas tour of homes

The Preble County Habitat for Humanity and the Lewisburg Community Association are planning the Christmas Tour of Homes in the the county for Sunday, Dec. 4, from 1-6 p.m. So far there is one home in West Alexandria, three in Eaton, and one in Lewisburg slated for the tour. There are also two businesses to be featured.

National Trail meeting

The November and December regular board meetings scheduled by the Board of Education of the National Trail Local School District have been combined and rescheduled to Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 6:30 p.m. at the National Trail School K-12 facility.

GM/Delphi retirees

All General Motors/Delphi retirees are welcome to attend a monthly retirees breakfast at 8 a.m., at the Dixie Diner, 595 W. Main St., New Lebanon, the second Wednesday of each month.