News from Gratis, Camden & West Elkton

Last updated: July 22. 2014 1:38PM - 243 Views
By Rodney & Carrie Forrer For The Register-Herald

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Donations needed

The Camden Beautification Committee is seeking donations (no clothes please) for the yard sale during the 127 Yard Sales in August. The sale will take place at the old Town Hall on Central Avenue from 9-3 on Aug. 9. To donate, call 937-452-1616, weekdays, or 937-452-1277 evenings.

Former resident passes

Former Gratis area resident and Preble Shawnee graduate Logan Apking passed away recently. Our prayers go out to his family, classmates and friends.

Back to School Supplies

The Little Shoppe of Caring located at the Camden United Methodist Church is accepting registrations for free school supplies and shoes for all Preble Shawnee area students. You may register each Wednesday in July, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the church on Lafayette Street. An adult with ID must accompany any student. For info, call Eshelle at 937-533-0287.

Free meal

The Gratis Church of the Brethren, corner of Mack Street and Ohio 503, fed 52 during its monthly meal, which was the most-ever served.

High school physicals

Physicals for all Preble Shawnee Athletes for the fall sports season will be held on July 23, 4:30-5 p.m. at Dr. Thompson’s office, on Central Avenue in Camden. The fee is $15, due on day of physical forms may be picked up in front of athletic director’s office on main floor of the high school.

Great job!

Fun was had by all at the Preble County Historical Society’s Old Fashioned Independence Day festivities. Fireworks, clowns, tours, and music were enjoyed by all. This writer had a true trip down memory lane when members of the Country Roads Band now known as The Worley Boys played tunes from years ago. Thank you PCHS members for the great show.

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