West Alexandria News

By Mary Lunsford - For The Register-Herald

WEST ALEXANDRIA — Birthdays this week: Jim Hurst is “100” years old Jan. 8, Shirley Kastens, Kayleen Dunker, Jean Campbell, Helen McCoy, Kathy Miller-Baker, Susan Carico, Helen McCoy, Steve Naudascher, Dustin Bassler, Ed Lockhart, Jennifer Kincer Eury, Leah Rose Papczun, Connor Sebald, Richard Miller, Linda Barnhart, in memory of Michele Haynes,Melanie Melton, Diane Jones, and Kay Green Napier

Anniversaries this week: Curtis and Dorothy Early


Set your calendars for BINGO every Thursday from 5-9 p.m. Doors open at 5 p.m., BINGO calling starts at 6p.m., come early, get a good seat and start your luck with some pull-offs. All proceeds benefit the West Alexandria Firemens Association and Department. Thank you for your continued support.

The Twin Valley Rod and Gun Club

The Venison for Food Banks of Preble County program is ongoing. Anyone who takes a deer can donate all or part of the meat for the Foodbanks. We have sponsors who will take care of the processing fees. You may contact Brad Turner, Preble County Game Warden, or Curtis Early at 937-533-3226.

AKS Nut Sale

Alpha Kappa Sorority of West Alexandria is offering fresh nuts for baking from their Annual Nut Sale.

All bags are vacuum-sealed and yellow-tinted to retain freshness. They are 1 pound bags and sell for $9.50 each.

We have salted whole almonds, English walnuts, salted whole cashews, pecan pieces and pecan halves.

Email walexwendy@yahoo.com or call 937-336-2027 with your orders. We appreciated your continued support as we serve the West Alexandria community for 75 years and counting!

Salem Lutheran Church

Join us for a Soup Luncheon Baptism Party after worship on Jan. 8, as part of our 200-year church anniversary celebration.

LYO has planned an outing for Sunday, Jan. 15, to go snow tubing at Perfect North, weather pending. The LYO has planned a pottery painting outing for Saturday, Jan. 28, 11 a.m. at Clay Cafe.

The Jr. Lutherans program meets Wednesdays with a meal at 6 p.m. and program from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Children in preschool through sixth grade are welcome to be a part of our Jr. Lutheran program.

Men’s Breakfast and Bible Study is every third Saturday at 7:30 a.m. in the fellowship hall. Join us Saturday, Jan. 21, for breakfast, fellowship, prayer and Bible Study.

Salem’s Haiti mission trip is in need of your help. We have possibly 12 people going to be of service there. Cost to each person is $1,35, and we are trying to collect an additional $500 for beans and rice to give to families there. You, too, can be a part of this mission outreach with your donations and support. Checks should be made out to Salem Lutheran Church and writing “Haiti” in the memo section of your check. God bless you for your support!

Coups for Troops collects unwanted grocery coupons, up to two months expired, for troops overseas to use in the commissaries. There is a basket located in the church library.

St. John Church

Our mission for the month of January is the WA Foodbank.

We will be providing a meal to the Homeless Shelter on Thursday, Jan. 26.

Donate empty pill bottles without labels for our Mission Project.

Our youth meet every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at 20 E. South Street.

By Mary Lunsford

For The Register-Herald