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The Oil Township High School Class of 1961 held their 50-year class reunion June 10 at the Patio Steakhouse in Cannelton.
Thirteen of the 16 remaining classmates attended. In front from left are Joy (Galey) Davis, Etta (Hubert) Clark, Mary (Eigel) Phillips, Wanda (Solbrig) Wittmer and Edd Ransom. In the second row are Mary (DuPont) Carparelli, Anna (Peter) Hay and Rosie (Kelly) Harbaville. In back are Linda (Riddle) Addy, Earl Miller, Clarence “Zeke” Ransom, Paulette (May) Esarey and Louis Hall. Other classmates unable to attend were Margie (Hensley) Zahn, Wilma (Hubert) Neyenhaus and Kenneth Ransom. Six members are deceased, Paul Doogs, Phillip “Tip” Esarey, Norman Frakes, Annetta (Rennie) Mullins, Sharon (Quinlin) Smitley and Dennis Sprinkle. Oil Township and Bristow High School consolidated in the fall of 1962 and become Perry Central High School until the new school was built in 1966.