Allen Shaunessy

Allen Shaunessy is a News/Cultural editor at the Preble Post. Before he took up blogging, Allen was the News Editor at the Preble Picayune for fifteen years. He lives in Eaton, Ohio with his beloved wife, Gina, and his three children, Andrew, Annabel, and Allen, Jr. In his free time, he loves to walk his dog and is the Rector at Eaton Baptist Church.

France bans ketchup: National disgrace

October 7, 2011 at 5:38 pm

File this one under “things that would never happen in America”! According to world news blog “Gawker”, France has banned ketchup from its schools and universities.

Even students who bring their own ketchup from home will be apprehended and severely punished.

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The Obama Tax Hikes May Be Unfair To Millionaires

September 27, 2011 at 3:36 pm

Everybody knows that the United States owes a lot of money to the Chinese.

President Barack Obama’s plan is to raise that money without having to cut spending by increasing taxes on millionaires and other super-wealthy Americans.

This seems like a fine idea at first, especially to those of us in Preble, who are regular everyday hardworking people and wouldn’t be affected by the taxes at all. But at the same time, is it possible that we’re giving millionaires the “short end of the stick”? Read more →→→


Satellite falling from orbit: Preble in danger?

September 23, 2011 at 10:09 pm

This just in: a top-secret NASA satellite is reported to be falling from orbit and will hit someplace in the USA in a matter of hours. The satellite is made out of high tech supermaterials such as stainless steel, titanium, and even beryllium. According to a NASA spokesperson, there is no way of knowing where the highly dangerous space debris will land. Could it be a threat to us here in Preble County? Find out after the “jump”: Read more →→→


Preble County “Rocks and Rolls All Night” to Kiss Tribute Band

September 11, 2011 at 11:29 am

Last Saturday, September 3rd, was a night to remember here in Preble County, as the community came together to celebrate the end of summer by watching a hard rockin’ show from a Kiss Tribute Band called “Mr. Speed”. I hear they were almost as good as the real deal!

The event, called “Drakefest,” is held every year, and is named after the successful local company Drake Heating and Air.

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Obama Jobs Plan to Create A LOT of Jobs

September 9, 2011 at 4:53 pm

Holy cow! The numbers are in on Barack Obama’s “jobs plan”, and they’re BIG! Some people are predicting that the plan could create as many as ONE MILLION jobs just in the next few years.

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