Southern Preble news

By Rod & Carrie Forrer - For The Register-Herald

Anniversary: Congratulations to Patty and Perry Martin of Gratis Township who celebrated thier 27th anniversary on Feb. 17.

Birthdays: Feb. 17, Lance Hawley; Feb. 18 , Cole Cottingim; Feb. 19, Brennlee Powers; Feb. 21, Walt Heindl , Paul William Bridgeford; Feb. 22, Jerry Merriman; Feb. 25, Mikayla Williams; Feb. 26, Tiffany Lay, Feb. 27, Julie McNabb Adamson; March 1, Jeff Webb.

News of the ill: Kieth Grimme of Gratis is in ICU at Atrium Medical Center; prayers for a quick recovery.

Rest in Peace: Big Time Wrestlers Ivan Koloff and George “The Animal “Steele who passed this past week.

House fire: Firefighters from Camden, Gratis and Gratis Township-West Elkton, as well as Gratis EMS, responded to the 4000 block of Platt Road on Friday Feb. 17, on a working house fire. There were no injuries reported and the fire was contained to two rooms.

Boy Scouts: Camden Boy Scout Troop 18 meets on the first and third Thursday of each month at The Camden Methodist Church, 100 S.Lafayette St., at 7 p.m. Scouting is open to boys in 6th -12th grades. For information, call 937-475-8282 for Bill.

Gratis Library: Get involved in your local library — the local board of trustees meet the last Monday of every month at 7 p.m. at the library.

By Rod & Carrie Forrer

For The Register-Herald