NEWS


Bank grants available

HAMILTON — U.S. Bank awarded $62,500 in grants to nonprofits organizations in Butler and Preble Counties, and $26.2 million in total across the ...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Davidson staff updates commission

EATON — During the Wednesday, Feb. 8, Preble County Commissioners meeting, Ben Thaeler, a member of U.S. Congressman Warren Davidson’s sta...

February 18th, 2017 |  


62 members qualify for HOSA State Competition

62 members qualify for HOSA State Competition

CARROLL — The Miami Valley Career Technology Center (MVCTC) HOSA Senior and Junior Chapters competed in the HOSA Regionals Competitions at Fairf...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Arrest made in THS bomb threat

Arrest made in THS bomb threat

OXFORD — A 14-year-old student has been arrested in connection to a bomb threat at Talawanda High School.According to Oxford Police reports, on ...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Prayer service planned regarding heroin ‘epidemic’ in Camden

CAMDEN — Pastor Greg F. Jackson is inviting the public for a special prayer service on on Sunday, Feb. 26, at 6:30 p.m. at First Southern Baptis...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Student notes

LMU Dean’s ListHARROGATE, TENNESSEE — Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) in Harrogate, Tennessee has announced its Dean’s List honore...

February 15th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Zach Edgin, Brian Stinson lead Tri-County North by Bradford in boys’ basketball

Zach Edgin, Brian Stinson lead Tri-County North by Bradford in boys’ basketball

BRADFORD — Both Bradford and Tri-County North’s boys’ basketball teams have struggled this season, but both teams laid it on the lin...

February 16th, 2017 |  


National Trail boys’ basketball team now 9-12 after winning 1 of 3 last week

NEW PARIS — National Trail got a huge lift off the bench from freshman Zach Woodall and sophomore Adam Eyler, to come-from-behind to defeat Miss...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Talawanda boys suffer disappointing loss, girls cruise to win

Talawanda boys suffer disappointing loss, girls cruise to win

OXFORD — The Talawanda High School gym was busy this past weekend as both the boys’ and girls’ basketball teams played at home. The ...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Eaton’s boys’ basketball team drops pair of games to Valley View and Franklin in SWBL play

Eaton’s boys’ basketball team drops pair of games to Valley View and Franklin in SWBL play

FRANKLIN — Eaton’s boys’ basketball team traveled to Franklin to take on the SWBL Southwestern Division’s top team on Friday, ...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Preble Shawnee’s boys’ basketball team closing in on SWBL title

Preble Shawnee’s boys’ basketball team closing in on SWBL title

MIDDLETOWN — For Preble Shawnee’s boys’ basketball team, the scenario was simple — win its final two league games and earn at ...

February 14th, 2017 |  


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West Alexandria news

WEST ALEXANDRIA — Birthdays this week: Lacey Rucker, Rylie Gearhart, Kelly Studebaker, Linda Wick, Karen E. Studebaker, Bethany Magrace Landwehr...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Library offering genealogy class

EATON — The Preble County Room is holding a free class for budding genealogists to get introduced to the many local, regional, and national reso...

February 17th, 2017 |  


District library plans activities

Kids and familiesStory TimesBring the kids (11 and under) to the New Paris Library every Monday at 5 p.m. in February for story time and a craft.Eaton...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Church briefs

Spaghetti dinnerThe Community Christian Church, 11 Dorsey Akers Drive, West Alexandria, will host a spaghetti dinner for families at 6 p.m., Saturday,...

February 16th, 2017 updated: February 16th, 2017. |  


Ask Rusty: How is my benefit amount calculated?

Dear Rusty: A friend and I, both approaching 62 years old, were discussing Social Security the other day, and he said that they take the average of yo...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Seniors, ‘Let’s be creative!’

Seniors, ‘Let’s be creative!’

EATON — Forgive me if I’ve told you this one already. Let’s talk about creativity. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines ‘cre...

February 16th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Praise for Eaton BMV office

Editor,I am writing in support of a local intuition, whose national counterparts are the butt of endless jokes (and probably deservedly so in some cas...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Helping Habitat for Humanity help more Ohioans

I’m a strong supporter of the work that Habitat for Humanity and their 55 affiliates do across Ohio. Habitat provides about 5,000 homeownership ...

February 14th, 2017 |  


CVB thanks local businesses

Editor:The Preble County Convention & Visitors Bureau would like to thank the following local businesses which contributed to our Taste of Preble ...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Group plans meeting to discuss proposed PS project

Editor:Preble Shawnee School District residents are invited to a meeting to receive bond issue/income tax details from our group that, until this time...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Think again: Are you insurance ready for 2017?

COLUMBUS – The first quarter of the year is a great time to reevaluate your insurance policies. Changing life circumstances may lead to differen...

February 9th, 2017 |  


Ohio needs more investment, not more tax shifts

In his proposed budget released today, Governor John Kasich calls for tiny increases in spending on key programs, such as K-12 education, when more in...

February 7th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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Bullen Ultrasonics wins three 2016 manufacturing awards

EATON, OH — Bullen Ultrasonics, a globally recognized pioneer and leader in ultrasonic machining, announced last week it won first place in the ...

November 1st, 2016 |  


Somerville National Bank announces promotions

Somerville National Bank announces promotions

SOMERVILLE — Somerville National Bank recently announced the promotion of three of its bank officers, Paul Taylor, David Ulrich, and Beverly Kol...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


NMA names Butch Hildebrand director of sales

TEMECULA, CALIFORNIA — National Merchants Association, a bankcard leader and merchant advocacy group, recently announced the appointment of Ohio...

July 12th, 2016 |  


Know your fireworks rules

OHIO — There’s the old joke: Independence Day is the holiday when we show how much we love our country by blowing up a small part of it.No...

July 2nd, 2016 |  


Stop threats in advance

EATON — The Preble County Development Partnership and the Preble County Chamber of Commerce are hosting a free workshop: Cyber Threats, How to M...

May 10th, 2016 |  


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