West Alexandria news

By Mary Lunsford - West Alexandria Correspondent

WEST ALEXANDRIA — Birthdays this week: Kara Mackie, Dan Snider, Laini Unger Ferriell, Jennifer Fitzwater, Darlene Bassler, Forrest Red Rivers, Brenda Wright, Jeremy Mohr, Karen Ulrich Maalouf, Macie Arndts, Frank Bare, Gail Elliott, Scott Jacobs, Mike Coe, Zayne Morris, Rodney Good, Randy Haines, Mike Ehler, Brandy Parizek, Shirleann Fahrenholz, Skylar Reckers, Joe Smith, Traci Marker

Anniversaries this week: Mike and Abbie Steele

Trick or Treat Beggar’s Night

Beggar’s Night will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 30. Come join the Annual Costume Parade starting at LCNB Bank on E. Dayton Street at 5:15 p.m. The Kiwanis Costume Contest will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the parking lot across from the library, and trick or treating will be from 6-7:30 p.m. in the village.

Turkey Shoot, TVRGC

Twin Valley Rod and Gun Club is sponsoring a turkey shoot at 1 p.m. each Sunday through the end of November. The public is welcome, and there is a lunch stand in the clubhouse. Contact H.K. Steiner at 232-4504, Curtis Early at 533-3226 or Paul Price at 248-1083.


The West Alexandria Fire Dept. BINGO is held every Thursday withearly bird games starting at 6 p.m. to help out those coming after work. Kid-friendly atmosphere, but all players must be 18 or over. Doors open at 5 p.m. with open seating; no RSVP, just first come first served. We have several progressive games going on that carried over from last season, at 25 E. Dayton Street.

Venison for Food Banks

The Venison for Food Banks of Preble County program is on-going. 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 from Twin Valley Rod and Gun Club at 937-533-3226.

American Legion Post 322

SAL Breakfast is Sunday, Nov. 4 from 8-11 a.m.

Euchre is open to the public every Wednesday at 7p.m. $5 entry fee, 50/50 raffle and it’s Ladies Night.

The Senior Fun Bunch meets every Thursday from 1-4 p.m.

Church of the Brethren

There will be no free community dinner in November due to the Annual Turkey Supper on Nov. 10. We will have the next free community meal on Dec. 5 from 5-6:30 p.m.

Annual Turkey Supper: The West Alex Church of the Brethren Annual Turkey Supper will be on Saturday, Nov. 10 from 4:30-7 p.m. Eat in or dine out. Adults $8, children 4-12 $4, and children 3 and under free. Pre-sale tickets available, or purchase at the door, at the Church of the Brethren, 22 E. Oak Street.

Salem Lutheran

Salem Kids, formerly Jr. Lutherans, meets every Wednesday with a meal at 6p.m. and program from 6:30-7:30p.m. Children, three years of age through sixth grade, are welcome to register and attend. Contact Wanda DeVilbiss for more information, at 937-361-6865.

There will be a Youth Zombie-Lock-in on October 26-27, at the church. Call the office, at 839-4210 for more details.

Jr. Choir rehearses every Sunday at 10 a.m. upstairs.

Middle School Bible Study meets Sunday evenings at 6:30 p.m.

The Men’s Breakfast and Bible Study meets every third Saturday at 7:30 a.m.

Our mission for October is the Community Action Partnership.

We are accepting your unwanted coupons for troops overseas, a basket is located in the church Library. Commissaries will accept coupons up to two months expired.

Grace Brethren Church

A spaghetti dinner fundraiser will be held on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 4-7 p.m. Meal includes spaghetti, bread and salad for $3, with drinks, desserts and carry-out available at Grace Brethren Church, 3110 U.S. 35 East.

Youth for Christ

Youth For Christ, for children in grades 6-12, meets every Wednesday from 6:45- 8:30 p.m. for snacks, games and devotions. Churches in West Alex sponsor YFC and rotate to have the meeting at the respective churches each Wednesday of the month, as follows: the first Wednesday is at First Baptist on Ivy Lane, the second Wed. is at Church of the Brethren on Oak Street, the third Wed. is at Community Christian on Dorsey Acres Road, and the fourth Wed. is at Salem Lutheran on E. Dayton Street. If there is a fifth Wednesday the location will be announced.

By Mary Lunsford

West Alexandria Correspondent