West Alexandria news

By Mary Lunsford - For The Register-Herald

WEST ALEXANDRIA — The Twin Valley Rod and Gun Club is sponsoring a Coyote Contest Feb. 12 and 14, on the corner of Preble County Line Road and Germantown Road from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Entry fee is $20. Contact Paul Price 937-248-1083 pprice5755@gmail.com, Joe Antku 937-901-0794, jajr2752@aol.com or Curtis Early at 937-533-3226.

Boy Scout Troupe 107

Boy Scout Troupe 107, for ages 11-18, is back! Last Dec. 1, Boy Scout Troupe 107 began meeting in the West Alexandria Town Hall basement on Tuesday evenings from 6-7:30 p.m. and is looking to add new members! If interested, contact Brian King at 937-336-3468.


Tim Landwehr, Matt Thompson, Cary Cooper Mohr, Wayne Beneke, Danielle Hardesty, Stacy Jones, Gabbi Cooper, J. J. Utz, Suzi Voge, Lysle Lindloff, Sharon McKee, Kris Baker, Kathy Landwehr, Chad Dennison, Connie Coffman, Harold Crowe, Derick Meyers, Melissa Davis, Jean Deleranko, Vickie Unger, Taylor Clark, in memory of Isabelle Wolfe


Jim and Connie Wells, Jim and Linda Wick, Steve and Regina Moses

FFA Chili Dinner

The Twin Valley South FFA & FFA Alumni will be holding a chili dinner on Friday, Feb. 5, from 4:30-8 p.m. in the Twin Valley South commons. The tickets will be $5 and all proceeds will go toward senior scholarships for members of the class of 2016. This will be held the same night as the Twin Valley South vs. Arcanum boys varsity basketball game at TVS. Tickets are available for purchase from TVS FFA members or the high school office. There will also be raffle tickets for sale during the dinner and game for various gift cards and items donated by local businesses. Please support us and purchase your tickets today! For questions, contact the TVS FFA at 937-839-4336.

Pack 107 Quarter Auction

Pack 107 will hold it’s annual Quarter Event Friday, Feb. 19, 7 p.m., at the American Legion, 1477 Ohio 503 South. We have MaryKay (Jenny Stachler King), Tastefully Simple (Wendy Clark), Origami Owl (Kim Marburger) , We B Stuffin (Terri Wysong), 31 (Jessica Cherry), Avon (Tosha Jackson) and more!

Join us for lots of fun and support our cub scouts!! Doors open at 6:30 and the event starts at 7 p.m.

WACOCA Hymn Sing

WACOCA Annual Hymn Sing is Sunday, Feb. 21, 7 p.m. at St. John Church, 20 E. South Street. Join churches from the community as we join together in song and fellowship with light refreshments afterward.


Every Thursday evening doors open at 5p.m. and BINGO calling starts at 6 p.m. at 25 E. Dayton Street. Come early, get a good seat and start your luck with some pull offs! All proceeds benefit the West Alexandria Firefighters Association and Department.

The West Alexandria Fire and EMS would appreciate your continued support with a “Yes” vote this March for our new Fire and EMS station! Feel free to stop by one of the current stations, check them out, and see why this project is a true need, providing faster response times and cost savings for our community.

S&S P&P 4-H Club

Spic’n Span Pots’n Pans 4-H Club, established in 1970, will begin their forty-sixth year meeting on Monday, Feb. 22, at 4 p.m. in the Salem Lutheran Fellowship Hall. We meet every Monday and welcome new members! Cloverbuds include activities for children ages 5-8, and 4-H members must be at least 8 years old or in the third grade to compete in the Junior Fair. fair Projects must be turned in by the end of March. Meetings consist of 4-H business and working on fair projects, snacks and games. We cover all domestic, animal and miscellaneous projects. We complete several community projects, as well. Contact Carol Lunsford, Founder and Head Advisor, for additional information at 937-839-4085.


Registration sign-up dates for 2016 West Alexandria Baseball Organization, open to youth, ages 5-15, is on Sunday, Feb. 6 & 14 from 2-4 p.m. at Salem Lutheran Church. Please bring your child or know your child’s sizes for pants and shirt and bring your check or cash for fees. Entry fee is $65 per child and T-ball is $55 per child. Contact Brad Wright at 937-529-1109 or Derek Meyers at 937-564-0137 for additional information.

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 Saturday, Feb. 13, from 8 p.m.-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

The WA Celebration Committee will meet Tuesday, Feb. 9, at 6 p.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.


Items needed are egg noodles, pancake syrup, ramen noodles, shampoo, and toothpaste. The Foodbank is open from 10a.m. to noon 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.

WA Church of the Brethren

Our Free Community Meals are the first Wednesday of every month, from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Church of the Brethren, 22 East Oak St. in West Alexandria.

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

Salem Lutheran Church

Junior Lutherans, for ages 3 through sixth grade, meet every Wednesday at 6 p.m., starting with a meal in the Fellowship Hall.

Lenten meals will take place in the Fellowship Hall beginning Ash Wednesday, Feb. 10 from 5-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, followed by Lenten services at 7 p.m. through March 16.

The Men’s Breakfast and Bible Study meets at 7:30 a.m. Feb. 20, in the Fellowship Hall.

By Mary Lunsford

For The Register-Herald

Reach Mary at meeerylou@yahoo.com.

Reach Mary at meeerylou@yahoo.com.