Man arrested in Preble County shooting death
A 48-year-old Preble County man was shot and killed in his home Friday morning and police arrested a young man who identified himself as the son of the victim's girlfriend.
Mon May 06, 2013
Ohio lacks funds to keep up with bridge repairs
Ohio Department of Transportation records indicate that 2,230 bridges statewide are rated as structurally deficient, but government agencies say they lack the funds to keep up on repairs.
Wed May 01, 2013
Herbs' praises sung Sunday in Eaton
Consider the elderberry, and it's about time or is that thyme, or perhaps parsley, sage, rosemary or the rest of the song.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Preble County preps for 15th Earth Day event
The Preble County Soil & Water Conservation District will host its 15th Earth Day event Thursday.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Camden road to be closed for 4 weeks
The road is closed from Pottinger Road through Camden College Corner Road, according to the Preble County Sheriff's Office.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Elections board plans meetings
The board will meet again at 7 p.m. May 7 to process election results.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Dayton men arrested after high-speed chase now face drug-dealing charges
Three Dayton, Ohio, men, who earlier this month led authorities on a high-speed pursuit in Preble County before being apprehended, have been charged with felony drug counts, including trafficking heroin.
Preble County targets 100-acre site for development
Preble County officials want to spur development on a 100-acre tract along the state line in hopes of bringing in more businesses.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Butler Co. Drug Round Up Targets Two Dozen
A lengthy undercover drug investigation centered in Butler County concluded Wednesday with secret indictments handed down against several people in several jurisdictions.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Gratis mayor pleads, will be sentenced April 30
Gratis Mayor Gary Vest will be sentenced April 30 in Preble County Common Pleas Court, after pleading guilty last week to a charge of unlawful interest in a public contract.
Traveling replica of Vietnam memorial will come to Eaton
Preble County Veteran Services is bringing the American Veterans Traveling Wall to Eaton for a display that will run May 9-13 at Seven Mile Park, 1601 Park Ave.
Fri Apr 19, 2013
Gratis mayor pleads guilty in nepotism case
Gratis Mayor Gary Vest pleaded guilty today to unlawful interest in a public contract in Preble County Common Pleas Court.
James L. Powell
Born on January 21, 1940 in Trenton, Ohio he was the son of the late Stanley & Helen Powell.