West Alexandria news


WEST ALEXANDRIA —Birthdays this week: Emma Leeper, Hannah Leeper, Mike Steele, Ethan Wells, Melinda Fudge Nickell, Drew Bostdorff, Roy Kouts, Madison Blair, Julie Hohulin, Rhonda Martin, Tony Gasper, Diane Hartwig, Tammy Combs Line, Lowell Beshears, Sewell Day, Joe Webb Jr., Todd Braden, Gary Wood.

American Legion

On Wednesdays, Ladies Night starts at 5 p.m. and Euchre starts at 7 p.m. with a $5 entry fee, 50/50 raffle, drink specials and this is open to the public.

Sr. Fun Bunch meets every Thursday from 1-3:30 p.m. at James E. Ryan Post 322, Ohio 503 South.

TVS/ West Alexandria Alumni Banquet

Saturday, June 1, is the 135th Alumni Banquet at Twin Valley South High School for Bulldogs and Panthers. Doors open at 4:15 p.m., social gathering is from 4:30-6 p.m. Banquet and program starts at 6 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person and must be purchased by May 28. For more information, contact Jerry Winkler at 937-733-3377 or 937-456-4484, or Curtis Early at 937-533-3226. Tickets are available in West Alexandria at Roselius Insurance, Twin Valley Bank, Alley Cuts, Heidi’s Barber Shop, Kierston’s Coffeestop, or in Eaton at the Eaton Place Restaurant.

Library News

Magical World of Storytime is 11 a.m. to noon every Saturday.

Saturday, June 1, Teen Grab’N Go Craft Kit is a recycled CD Wind Chime while supplies last.

Tuesday, June 4, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Adult Craft is a woven recycled jean hanger while supplies last.

Saturday, June 8 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. is Teens Glitter Tumbler while supplies last.

Monday, June 10-15 is Teen’s and Children’s Grab’N Go Craft Kits for Father’s Day.

Tuesday, June 11, 2-2:45 p.m. Yasu Ishida will present Origami Storytelling with Japanese theatre, music, origami, magic and storytelling.

June 17-30 is Teen Grab’N Go Craft is a Doorknob Hanger.

June 18, 5:30-6:30 p.m. is Lorax Family Night.

June 25, 5:30-6:30 p.m. is Soda Pop Taste Test. Stop by to try many different flavors.

LEGO Club meets Saturday, June 29 from noon-1 p.m. We provide the LEGOs, you provide the creativity. Enter a monthly prize drawing for a LEGO-related prize. Every month you attend, your entries will be placed in our end of year Grand Prize Drawing.


West Alexandria Fireman’s Association BINGO doors open at 5 p.m. and early bird BINGO starts at 6 p.m. every Thursday at 25 E. Dayton Street. The more in attendance, the higher the payouts. All proceeds go to your local firemen’s associations.

Coffeehouse Conversations

Kierston’s Coffeestop, located at 12 S. Main Street, is hosting Coffeehouse Conversations the second Monday of every month from 7-8p.m. Everyone is invited to stop in for complimentary coffee, a cookie, or baked-good. Bring a friend and pull up a chair for an open, honest, and friendly conversation about faith, life, and today’s social issues and how they relate to the Bible, with a local pastor.

Ladies Line Dancing

Ladies Line Dancing takes place every Monday night at 6:30 p.m. in the Town Hall Basement, at 16 N. Main St., with parking available across the street. There is something for everyone at no charge. Dress comfortably and bring a water bottle. It’s a great opportunity to have fun, learn something new and make some new friends. Look for Ladies Line Dancing on Facebook events, or contact Becky Thompson on Facebook for more details. Watch this group for videos and updates.


The West Alexandria Food and Clothing Pantry is now located at the front of St. John Church at 20 E. South St. The entrance is handicap accessible with handicap parking available. Pantry hours are Mondays and Wednesdays from 10a.m. until noon as well as the second and last Wednesday evenings of each month from 6 to 7:30 p.m.. Current needs are chicken noodle soup, vegetable soup, tomato soup, and canned corn. The staff of the pantry considers it a privilege to serve our people and greatly appreciate the continuous support from the community. Please call 937-839-1615 for assistance or information.

St. John Lutheran, Ingomar

Join us for Worship on Sundays at 10 a.m at 2139 Enterprise Road.

The Women of St. John, Ingomar, meet the second Thursday of every month at 7 p.m.

The third Saturday of each month at 9 a.m., the Sleep Mat Project group crochets plastic grocery bags into sleep mats for the homeless. For additional information call 937-839-4350.

Oak Street Brethren Church

Oak Street Brethren, formerly the West Alexandria Church of the Brethren, invites you to join us at 9:15 a.m. for Sunday School, and 10:30 a.m. for Worship Service on Sundays at 22 E. Oak St., or on the Oak Street Brethren Facebook page.

Calvary Baptist Church

Men’s prayer meeting is every Saturday at 10 a.m.

Join us for Sunday School at 10 a.m., Worship at 11 a.m., Sunday evening service at 6 p.m. and Wednesday evening services at 7 p.m. at 14 Dorsey Akers Dr. Contact The Reverend David Spears at 937-839-1024 or www.cbcwales.com.

Salem Lutheran Church

Sunday School takes place at 9:30 a.m. and Sunday Worship Service at 10:30a.m. every Sunday, at 70 E. Dayton St.

Salem Kids, for children ages 3 through sixth grade, meet every Wednesday for dinner at 6 p.m. and classes from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

High School and Middle School Ministry meets Sundays at 6:30 p.m.

Vacation Bible School, “At the Beach” will be held June 25-27 from 9 a.m.-noon. There will be activities, Bible study, games, crafts, and snacks for children from Preschool through sixth grade. To volunteer or for more information call Shari Menke at 937-654-6364.

The Women of the Church are collecting cash donations and gift cards for victims of recent tornadoes in Ohio, which will be accepted through Aug. 7. For questions or to make a donation contact Diane Walker, 937-901-3960, Brenda Wright, 937-300-2639 or Sharon McKee, 937-260-2190.

Coups for Troops, sponsored by the Women of the Church, accept coupons up to two months past expiration for military families overseas. Place them in the basket in the Church Library. Please no pet supplies or local restaurant coupons.

The Men’s Breakfast and Bible Study meets every third at 7:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall for breakfast, fellowship, Bible study and prayer. Contact Jack Walker for more information.

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