Southern Preble news

SOUTHERN PREBLE COUNTY — Birthday’s: Myriah Cope and Josh Taylor.

Anniversaries: Don and Sue Combs, Tom and Kelly Schroeder.

Sympathy: Longtime Gratis Twp. resident and WWII Veteran Homer Powers went to be with the Lord this past week. Our prayers for his family and many friends.

Food Banks: If you are in the South Preble area and need assistance with food try these locations; Gratis area contact, First Southern Baptist Church in Camden; Camden area can contact, First Southern Baptist, Higher Heights or United Methodist Church; and West Elkton contact, United Methodist Church.

Mark your calendars: Camden’s Black Walnut Festival, Oct. 21-22; Gasper Twp. Fire Department Annual Spaghetti Dinner, Oct. 22; Camden-Somers Fire Association “Zoups” Soup and Salad Dinner, Oct. 21.

Hog Raffle: The Gasper Township Fire and EMS Association is holding a hog raffle to raise funds for equipment, tickets are $10 and can be purchased from any members or at the station on Paint Creek Rd. Drawing is Oct. 22.

Bicentennial: Gratis Bicentennial Committee is accepting small memorabilia and letters to go in the time capsule before securing it for the next generation to open in 50 more years. Items can be dropped off at The Gratis Village Offices.

By Rod and Carrie Forrer

For The Register-Herald