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DEPOT DISTRICT RESTAURANT TO REOPEN SOON

(Richmond, IN)--Last November, fire did heavy damage to Firehouse BBQ & Blues. That anchor business in Richmond’s Depot District has been closed ever since to allow for repairs and renovations. But that all ends in less than two weeks. Owner Tom Broyles has indicated on social media that the restaurant will reopen on July 19. That’s a week from Tuesday.
RICHMOND, IN
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Police: 16-year-old from Colerain Township killed in crash with semi on River Road

A 16-year-old from Colerain Township was killed Wednesday afternoon after a car crashed into a semitractor-trailer on River Road, according to the Fairfield Township Police Department.  Around 4 p.m., officers responded in the 7400 block of River Road for a two-vehicle crash with an entrapment. Investigators said a blue 2009 Toyota Corolla struck a semi head-on,...
COLERAIN TOWNSHIP, OH
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Three arrested following search

EATON — A search warrant executed in Eaton last week ended with the arrests of three individuals and the bomb squad being called in to investigate. On Tuesday, June 28, at 9 a.m., the Eaton Police Department with the assistance of the Preble County Sheriff’s Office executed a drug-related search warrant at 314 North Street in Eaton.
EATON, OH
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Police: Teen dies after head-on collision with semi-truck on River Road

FAIRFIELD, Ohio — Police are investigating a crash that left one teenager dead Wednesday. According to the Fairfield Township Police Department, just after 4 p.m. officers responded to a two-car crash with an entrapment in the 7400-block of River Road. Upon arrival to the scene, Fairfield firefighters discovered a...
FAIRFIELD, OH
Eaton Register Herald

Support rallying for Pork Festival

EATON — Community leaders came together at a meeting held last week to rally the Preble County troops in working toward the recently revived Preble County Pork Festival. “We are RMJG Events, and we just wanted to say thank you to everyone for coming out,” Megan Griffis said in introducing herself and her husband, Robert Griffis at the Wednesday, June 29, meeting. “We are real people. We have a real company and we just wanted to introduce ourselves so that just we can start having theese conversations about this: the Pork Festival is happening!”
PREBLE COUNTY, OH
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RP&L wants local voters to let it leave IURC jurisdiction

RICHMOND, Ind. — The Richmond Power & Light board took a step Tuesday that would allow Richmond voters to decide if RP&L should withdraw from the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission's jurisdiction. Richmond Common Council, whose members serve on the RP&L board, must now pass an ordinance placing the question on the November ballot. Council...
RICHMOND, IN

1 taken to hospital after multi-vehicle crash in Darke County

DARKE COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) – One person was taken to the hospital after a multi-vehicle crash in Darke County Tuesday. The Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) said the crash happened just after 5 p.m. in the 100 block of East Cross Street in Palestine. Three vehicles were involved in the crash and a building was damaged.
DARKE COUNTY, OH
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NWS: Heat and Slight Risk of Severe Storms Wednesday

STATEWIDE–Portions of Indiana are under a heat advisory until 9 pm Wednesday with many places in Indiana expected to get heat indices between 100 and 110. Severe storms are also possible. “The heat advisory area is essentially from Rockville to Greencastle over towards Shelbyville and Greensburg and points south....
INDIANAPOLIS, IN
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THREE ARRESTED IN DRUG TRAFFICKING INVESTIGATION

(Eaton, OH)--A drug trafficking investigation in Eaton has ended with the arrest of three people. A search warrant was executed in the 300 block of North Street. Investigators say they found not only narcotics, drug paraphernalia, and firearms but also located what they described as an explosive device. Dale Letner, Mona Hyde, and Gilbert Contreras all face numerous charges. The case went before a grand jury Tuesday.
EATON, OH

Muncie teen shot during fireworks celebration

MUNCIE, Ind. — A Muncie teenager is recovering after being shot early Tuesday morning. Police said the 16-year-old was shot around midnight while letting off fireworks in the 2700 block of South Hackley Street. Due to the noise of the fireworks, family and friends didn't realize there had been...
Eaton Register Herald

PCDP’s Latanza recognized for service to city, county

EATON — On Wednesday, June 29, city, county, and state officials and members of the Preble County community gathered in Eaton to congratulate Preble County Development Partnership Economic Development Director Brenda Latanza on her retirement. During an open house in her honor, Eaton Mayor Joe Renner and State Rep....
PREBLE COUNTY, OH
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Storms down trees in Delaware, Rush counties

(WISH) — Potent, isolated storms Tuesday downed trees in Delaware and Rush counties, the local emergency management agencies say. In Rushville, a storm with winds from 50-55 mph downed trees with trucks from 12-15 inches in diameter, according to the Rush County agency and the National Weather Service at Indianapolis. Some of the trees may have been weakened from storms on Friday that downed the Police Department building’s communications tower and left other damage. The weather service sent multiple alerts about the storm, but did not issue a warning.
RUSH COUNTY, IN
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Republican Probity Women donate quilt to Veterans Services

EATON — On Tuesday, June 28, the Republican Probity Women, a local roundtable organization based in Preble County, presented a quilt to the Preble County Veterans Services, in honor of those from Preble County who have served and fallen for the country. The quilt was sewn and donated by members of the group.
PREBLE COUNTY, OH
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