West Alexandria news

By Mary Lunsford - West Alexandria Correspondent

WEST ALEXANDRIA — Birthdays this week: Zach Wells, Spencer Ehler, Tyler Miller, Lamar Lawson, Beth Bassler, Alex Denny, Zion Durkle, Mic Johnson, Cailee Krieger, Julie Dennison, Margaret Degler, Dale Degler, Caroline Milliken, Ruthann Lewis, Cy Morris, Erin Rosfeld Weimer, Olivia Augspurger, Missy Riegel, Kim Perry, Gail Eby Sease, in memory of Mildred Schmidt and Dale Summers,

Anniversaries this week: Aaron and Kelly Cooper, Randy and Roxanne Bryant, Mikel and Jackie Wellman, Hank and Tami Habekost,

Turkey Shoot, TVRGC

Twin Valley Rod and Gun Club is sponsoring a Turkey Shoot at 1 p.m. each Sunday through the end of April. 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.

TVS Kindergarten Registration

Twin Valley South Kindergarten registration will be held April 1-5 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and also April 2 from 6-7:30 p.m. Please bring your child’s birth certificate, social security card, immunization records and two proofs of residence which are required in order to register.


The West Alexandria Fire Dept. BINGO is held every Thursday with Early 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.

AKS Euchre Tournament and Dance

It’s that time of year again! AKS is holding their annual euchre tournament and dance Saturday, April 13, at 5 p.m. at the American Legion Post 322.

There are 32 spots are open for euchre at $15 per person. Dance will start around 8 pm. There will be a DJ again this year. As always we will have lots of raffle items, a silent auction and 50/50 raffle. Shot bar will be available again, as well, at 1477 Ohio 503 S.

American Legion

Rueben sandwiches, green pickled eggs and more are available in the Canteen on Sunday, March 17, from 1 p.m. until gone.

Ladies Night and Euchre is every Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. with a 50/50 raffle.

The Fun Bunch meets Thursdays from 1-4p.m. for music and dancing at James E. Ryan, Post 322, 1477 Ohio 503 S.

St. John Church

Our mission for February brought in over $305 for Habitat for Humanity. Our mission for the month of March is the Domestic Abuse Shelter.

Salem Lutheran

During Lent, Salem Kids, for age 3 years through sixth grade, will meet every Wednesday from 6-6:45 p.m.

Ash Wednesday Service, with the imposition of ashes, will take place March 6 at 7 p.m.

Our Lenten meals, beginning March 6, will be held each Wednesday from 5-6:30 p.m. preceding the 7 p.m. Lenten Services.

Men’s Prayer Breakfast is held every third Saturday at 7:30 a.m. for breakfast, fellowship, prayer and Bible study.

The Health Ministry will do blood pressure screenings the fourth Sunday of each month, next on March 24. Participants will receive a blood pressure log with current follow-up recommendations, lifestyle modifications and recommendations. Information on blood pressure and strokes is also available.

Ohio Mission District Youth Retreat, for those in grades 6-12, will be held April 5-7, at Camp Chautaqua in Miamisburg. Reserve your child’s spot to connect with other Lutherans, by contacting Pastor Mershon, 839-4210 by March 19.

Church of the Brethren

Our Free Community Meals are the first Wednesday of every month; next on April 3, from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Church of the Brethren, 22 East Oak St. West Alexandria.

By Mary Lunsford

West Alexandria Correspondent