Southern Preble News

By Rodney & Carrie Forrer - For The Register-Herald

SOUTHERN PREBLE COUNTY — Anniversary: Congratulations to Chuck and Ronni Crowley.

Birthday’s: Kathy Donthnier and Chris Crowley.

Trivia Answers: Mrs. Gustabel Friend was longtime Gratis First Grade teacher and Mrs. Donna O’Dell was longtime Preble Shawnee secretary.

This week’s trivia: Who was Barber in Gratis in the 70s? What Doctor practiced in Camden and died in the early 70s?

Big Time Wrestling: FWE will bring Tuff Pro Wrestling to the Camden Carnival this year on opening night, Thursday, June 15, with bell time scheduled for 7 p.m. Championship belts will be defended and fan favorites are sure to please.

Local Band Performs: The Tune Travelers, a local Country Rock Band, is slated to perform Friday, June 16, at the Camden Carnival. Stop by a support them and dance a while.

New Sign: Beechwood First Church of God is sporting a new sign in front of the church after their previous one was damaged in an accident. Pastor Agee and congregation invite you to worship with them Sundays at 10:30 a.m.

Reminder: Vacation Bible School is scheduled for next week at West Elkton United Methodist Church, from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

200th: This is it, Gratis’ big Bicentennial Weekend. Come out Saturday and Sunday and enjoy all the festivities. Cutest Baby contest, Longest Beard Contest, Tall Paul, The Worley Boys, Car Show and much more. Parade starts at 11 a.m., Saturday.

In Memory: Longtime Post Master and I.O.O.F Lodge member, in Gratis, Jim Wagner has passed away. To most in Gratis he was just Jim and will be missed. Our prayers for his family and friends.

By Rodney & Carrie Forrer

For The Register-Herald