Area briefs

Chicken, pulled pork meal set

TROY — The Troy Lions Club and the Troy Church of the Brethren will jointly sell chicken barbecue and pulled pork sandwich dinners on Saturday, March 19. Eat-in or carry-out from the Troy Church of the Brethren, 1431 W. Main St., Troy, from 4-6 pm. Dinners include a choice of a half chicken or large pulled pork sandwich with baked beans and homemade coleslaw. Tickets are $8.50 and can be purchased at the church, from any Troy Lion member or by calling 339-0460. A selection of desserts is available for an extra charge. Walk-ins are welcome while the dinners last.

“It’s a nice collaboration between the Church of the Brethren and the Troy Lions Club” said Mel Ward, a member of both organizations.

Proceeds from the dinner will go towards the church’s youth group and the Troy Lions Club vision health fund.

“We have been holding these joint diners for several years now and it really works well for both groups” he added. “Lots of repeat customers and as the word spread how good the dinners are, the attendance continues to grow.”

The Troy Lions Club is a non-profit community service organization serving Troy, Covington, Pleasant Hill, Piqua, Tipp City, and surrounding areas of Miami County since 1942. Their primary mission is vision health.

For more information see the Lions website at or call 335-7345.

Card club winners named

MIAMI COUNTY — TWIG 4 Card Club Marathon Bridge winners for February include:

Group 1:

First — Ruth Treon and Sandy Haack

Second — Laury Braby and Suzanne Scranton and Marsha Simpson and Penny Dye

Third — Dot Ristoff and Susie Hotchkiss

Group 2:

First — Art and Joanne Disbrow

Second — Bob and Alice Schlemmer

Third — Dick and Sandy Adams

Group 3:

First — Sally Adams and Sandy Haack

Second — Gloria Plant and Kay Vagedes

Group 5:

First — Marge Burk

Second — Sue Dumbauld

Third — Nancy Frantz

Group 7:

First — Dr. Robert Allen and David Weaver

Second — Bill and Mary Lynne Mouser

Group 8:

First — Joyce Fraas

Second — Nancy Nims

Third — Bonnie Rashilla

Group 9:

First — Jan Wise and Mary Ann Heckman

Second – Dottie Laufer and Joan Hunter

Third – Betty Hatfield and Pauline Tate

Group 10:

First — Cindy Wingert

Second — Sandy Haack

Third — Ruth Treon.

UVCC names students of month

PIQUA — Upper Valley Career Center Student Services Director, Matt Meyer, released the names of the career center’s high school Students-of-the-Month for February.

According to Meyer, students are named for the honor to recognize extra effort, leadership, scholarship, citizenship and community service.

The Miami County recipients for February are: Bradford: Chase Browning, Katrina Hudelson; Covington: Austin Brown, Ryan Hembree, Kristen Meyer; Newton: Cierra Deeter: Piqua: Casie Cruea, Nathan Hampton, Veronnika Hardin, Rachel LaMarr, Jacob North, Jared Pennington, Madeline Ponchillia, Chris Rue; Tipp City: Jacob Mingus; Troy: Isaiah Fitch, Haley Gray, Mariah Kolker, Amonni Palmer, Miranda Storms.

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