West Alexandria news

By Mary Lunsford - For The Register-Herald

WEST ALEXANDRIA — Birthdays: Darlene Milliken, Bob Beneke, Todd Fergus, Jayden Pemberton, Zachary Schmidt, Bruce Hacker, Cadian Maples, Cristal Cooper, Mayor Carol Lunsford, Clara Wienhoff, Kourtney Johnson, Trey Smith, Tammie Bitner, Laura Rosell, in memory of Harold Maxson

Anniversaries: Eldon and Linda Barnhart, Doug and Lisa Crowe, Ross and Erica Childers, Larry and Susie Justice, and Buz and Kit Miller will celebrate 71 years as man and wife!

American Legion

The next SAL All You Can Eat Breakfast is Sunday, Feb. 7 from 8-11 a.m. at James E. Ryan Post 322, 1477 Ohio 503 South.

A Valentine Dance featuring the Flat Out Band will be held Saturday, Feb. 13 from 8p.m.-12 midnight. There is a 50/50 raffle and cost is $10 at the door. Come enjoy a night of dancing and romancing!

Euchre Night will be every Wednesday at 7 p.m. Every Wed. Euchre night is Ladies Night! There is a $5 entry fee, prizes, a 50/50 raffle and is open to the public.

Enjoy Old-time Country and Western music every Thursday from 1-4 p.m. with the Senior Fun Bunch. This is open to the public and includes coffee and snacks with no cover charge.

WA Celebration Committee

We will meet Tuesday, Feb. 9, at 6p.m. in the WA Library, 16 N. Main St., to focus on the calendar of events for 2016 and our information packet for local businesses. We welcome new members.

Good News Bible Club

Calvary Baptist Church is hosting it’s Good News Bible Club for students in grades K-4, which meets in the TVS Middle School Art Room every Tuesday from 3:30-5 p.m. as long as school is open. We currently have between 22 and 25 students attending. For information about the Good News Club, contact Wayne Cook at 937-336-9600 or Linda Cook at 937-336-9500 from Calvary Baptist Church.


Thanks to the community for your generous support of the holiday basket program. Baskets with food and children’s gifts were provided for 96 families. This includes 149 children, 34 seniors and totals 373 individuals. Items needed are egg noodles, pancake syrup, ramen noodles, shampoo, and toothpaste. The Foodbank is open from 10a.m. to 12p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays and is located at St. John Church, 20 E. South Street. Contact the Foodbank at 839-1615 for additional information. Non-perishable donations can also be dropped off at Salem and St. John Lutheran Churches the first Sunday of each month.

St. John Church

A Free Community Dinner will be Jan. 28, from 5-6:30 p.m. We are accepting donations for World Vision-Tap Children at 20 E. South Street. Church Phone: 839-4218. Our mission for the month of January is the WA Foodbank. Our mission for February will be locally, for Habitat for Humanity.

Ash Wednesday services begin Feb. 10, and will continue each Wednesday through March 16, at 6:30p.m.

WA Church of the Brethren

Youth in grades 5-8 are invited to join us every other Sunday for our Youth Ministry Nights from 6-7:15 p.m. Come join us Jan. 31 for free pizza, games, a relevant message and a great time at 22 E. Oak Street.

Salem Lutheran Church

LYO is sponsoring a Soup and Salad Lunch, Jan. 24 in the Fellowship Hall, following the 10:30a.m. Worship.

LYO and families will go snow tubing at Perfect North, Sat. Jan. 30 at 10 a.m.. Sign up on the bulletin board by Jan. 24 and check the church bulletins or Facebook for updates.

The Annual Congregational Meeting is scheduled for Jan. 31, following worship.

By Mary Lunsford

For The Register-Herald

Reach Mary at meeerylou@yahoo.com.

Reach Mary at meeerylou@yahoo.com.