West Alexandria news

By Mary Lunsford

WEST ALEXANDRIA — Birthdays this week: Justin Chorazewitz, The Rev. Dan Mershon, Dustin Corwin, Steve Stockslager, Sandy Deeter Chapman, Candace Jones, Brandon Miller, Tracy DeLong, Kit Miller, Kyle Deleranko, Jeanne Creech, Cole McNinch, Eric Walker, Linda Pegg, Alex Beneke, Scarlett Studebaker, Addison Frei, Emma Fergus, Tyler Studebaker, Melissa Bliss Cobb, in memory of Melinda Bliss Pendergraft, and Emilie Schmidt

Anniversaries this week: Buz and Kit Miller, David and Ruth Ann Ehler, David and Rhonda Haines, Joe and Laini Ferriell, Vanessa Cornett and Amanda Richardson, Aleda Smith and Gabe Hale, Mark and Judy Bassler, Cole McNinch, Matt and Kathy Carpenter

TVS Class of ‘73

TVS class of 1973 will get together for a 45 year class reunion on Saturday, May 19 at the American Legion Hall on SR 503. Former teachers and classes associated with this class are welcome. Bring your favorite snack to share, BYOB or cash bar available.

American Legion

Rock the Juke Box including a 50/50 raffle on Friday, May 19 from 8 p.m.-midnight.

The Senior Fun Bunch meets every Thursday from 1-4 p.m. for music and dancing.

Euchre and Ladies Night every Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. with a 50/50 raffle at James E. Ryan, Post 322, 1477 Ohio 503 S.

SAL Golf Tourney is Sunday, May 20 at Highland Golf Course.

Fire Dept. BINGO

Doors open every Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at 25 E. Dayton Street. Early Bird Games and BINGO begin at 6:30 p.m. Kid friendly atmosphere, but all players must be 18-plus.

Smoked Chicken and Pork Chop Dinners

WA Celebration Committee Smoked Chicken and Pork Chop Dinners will be available May 20 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. beside Subway on N. Main Street. We can bring it out to your car! If you haven’t already preordered dinners by May 11, contact Carol Lunsford at 839-4085, or at The Pin Up Shoppe, 50 W. Second Street. Half a chicken dinner, including choice of 1 side plus roll and applesauce, costs $7. A 3/4 pound pork chop dinner with choice of 1 side, dinner roll and applesauce costs $8. Thank you for supporting us, as proceeds are used to purchase new toys for Santa Villa and July 4 fireworks in West Alexandria.

Farmer’s Market

Time is approaching to support the WA Celebration Committee’s weekly Farmers’ Market in Peace Park every Thursday from 5-8 p.m. beginning May 24. All funds raised are used by the Celebration Committee to provide the community with fireworks for July 4, and new toys for Santa Villa in December. Funds also will be used for needed repairs at Santa Villa. Contact Carol Lunsford at 839-4085 for additional information or to reserve your space.

Community Garage Sales

West Alexandria Community Garage sales will run May 31, June 1, and 2. No permits are needed during this period.

WA/TVS Alumni Banquet

Saturday, June 2, the West Alexandria and Twin Valley South Alumni will have met for 130 years! Doors will open at the Twin Valley South High School for Social Gathering from 4:30-6 p.m. The Banquet and Program begin at 6 p.m. and tickets are $16. All ticket reservations are due by May 30. Tickets are available at Roselius Insurance Agency, Twin Valley Bank, LCNB and the Pin-Up Shoppe in town. For more information, contact Carol Lunsford at 937-839-4085 or Curtis Early at 937-839-4017.

Calvary Baptist Church

All are welcome to join our Bible Study every Wednesday night, 7 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, 3613 Winston Lane. For additional information, contact Pastor David Spears at 839-1024.

Good News Club

The Good News Club, for students in grades K-5, meets at Twin Valley South Middle school every Tuesday after school, from 3:30-5 p.m. in Mrs. Coffman’s room. For more information contact Wayne or Linda Cook at 937-336-9500.

Salem Lutheran Church

The Men of Salem invite you to join them, May 19, and the next several months discussing what it means to be a Christian man in today’s society. We’ll be using the book 7 Men by Eric Metaxas. The Men meet every third Saturday at 7:30 a.m. for breakfast, prayer and this spiritual discussion in the Fellowship Hall.

Congratulations to those partaking in First Communion on Pentecost Sunday, May 20: Noelle Bassler, Parker Howard, Wesley Hager, Emma Menke, Jasmine Hoskins, Haley Mohr and Morgan House.

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By Mary Lunsford