Area briefs

Centre College announces dean’s list

DANVILLE, Ky. — Celia Moser of Troy has been named to the dean’s list for the spring term at Centre College, an honor reserved for students who maintain at least a 3.60 grade point average.

Moser is the daughter of Brian and Tracy Moser and is a graduate of Troy High School.

YMCA taking sign-ups for fall programs

MIAMI COUNTY — The Miami County YMCA will be taking registrations for summer session classes.

Classes will begin Monday, Aug. 31, and last for seven weeks. This session includes many recreation and fitness options such as swim lessons, group exercise, gymnastics, youth sports and much more.

The Y will be taking online registrations at its website To do so, a participant must first register his or her email at the main desk. They can then go online, log in and register for their chosen classes. Registrations will also still be accepted at the desks and over the phone. For more information, call Donn Craig at 440-9622 or visit

Sesquicentennial planning meeting

PLEASANT HILL — Plans are being developed for the celebration of Pleasant Hill’s Sesquicentennial celebration in 2016. Officers for the event are chairperson Ruthann Coate Beck, co-chair-Steve Patton; secretary Jill Resides and Treasurer Lolita Schultz

The next planning meeting is Aug. 27 at 7 p.m. in the Pleasant Hill History Center, 8 E. Monument Ave., Pleasant Hill. Or contact Ruthann Coate Beck 698-3165) or Steve Patton (676-2180) to put your name on the volunteer list.

The special days of celebration for the Sesquicentennial will be June 25, 2016.

Edison to recognize staff and student veterans

PIQUA — Students enrolled at Edison Community College for fall semester on a full or part-time basis are asked to come to the college library at the Emerson Center, study room No. 1, between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Tuesday, August 25, 2015, to have their photos made for a special display at East Hall where photos of former students and employees who are veterans are already on display.

Photographer Jim Copes of Springfield is the photographer, courtesy of a grant from the Miami County Foundation. Sessions will take not more than five minutes each and student veterans can wear civilian clothes or military uniforms. Questions, call or email Dr. Vivian Blevins, (937) 778-3815 or

Agricultural Fertilizer Applicator training set

MIAMI COUNTY — Agricultural fertilizer applicator training has been set for Thursday Aug. 27 from 8:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Dulls Homestead Inc., 10404 National Road, Brookville.

There is no charge for the program, but pre-registration is preferred by Aug. 25 for refreshment count.

To register or for more information, contact Amanda Bennett at or (937) 440-3945, or Suzanne Mills-Wasniak at or (937) 224-9654, Ext. 109.