The annual Dekalb Tractor Pull was held at the Preble County Fairgrounds in Eaton on Friday, Feb. 28 and Saturday, March 1. Pictured, participants from all around took part in this indoor pulling event.By Megan Kennedymkennedy@civitasmedia.com
Preble Shawnee Local School District met Thursday, Feb. 20, and Common CORE was one major topic.Barbara Willis spoke regarding the Common CORE, She reported reading an article which refers to the standards of education, the Common CORE, written by Dr. Kelly Kohls from the Cleveland.com website.“‘The bottom line should be whether or not the Common CORE and PARC will improve educational results. There is no evidence it will,’” she shared. “For...
Transportation and the condition the district’s buses are in were main topics of discussion for the Twin Valley Community Local Board of Education at their Monday, Feb. 24 meeting.The board heard from Don Strebig, regarding transportation. Strebig, a school bus driver for the district, expressed his concerns in regard to the condition of the school’s buses.The “five year forecast” in terms of transportation, involves potentially purchasing a new &...
A head-on collision occurred Tuesday, Feb. 25, on Ohio 122 near Greenbush Road, sending one driver to the hospital via CareFlight.The crash involved 66-year-old Toby J. Smith of Trenton and 80-year-old Robert E. Terrill of Somerville, according to Ohio State Highway Patrol reports.The collision was reported at approximately 6:40 p.m. last Tuesday when Smith’s Chevrolet Malibu, traveling north, veered left-of center, striking Terrill’s Ford Fusion, which was s...
Officer Jonathan Price, a member of the Eaton Police Division, is being nominated by Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) for their “Top Cop” award in Cincinnati this month.“MADD’s Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving supports high visibility efforts of law enforcement officers and will recognize 35 officers for their efforts in making Ohio’s Roadways safer, their work with victims, success of drunk driving convictions and outstanding work in public awa...
Shake off the winter snow and soak up the spring sunshine… March 20 marks the first day of spring and the monthly Preble County Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours. The Chamber, Reflections Restaurant, and Classic Country Radio WEDI AM 1130 invite the Preble County business community to a Business After Hours Spring Fling, Thursday, March 20, 5-7 p.m. at Reflections Restaurant.
In celebration of its 40th anniversary in 2011, the Preble County Historical Society (PCHS) created a Hall of Honor. The PCHS Board of Trustees designated that the Hall of Honor be named the Sara Swartsel Hall of Honor in recognition of the heritage and philanthropy of the Swartsel Family as demonstrated by Sara’s enduring gift to the Preble County Historical Society and the Preble County community of her family farm in southeast Preble County.
Shake off the winter snow and soak up the spring...
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