Community briefs

Flag football registration open

TIPP CITY — Register for Tipp Monroe Community Service’s NFL flag football league for boys and girls before it’s too late. Registration ends March 25 and forms can be found online at or picked up at the TMCS office during office hours.

All games will have certified referees. And are played at Kyle Park. Games and practices on Sunday beginning April 10– May 22. Volunteer coaches are always needed.

For more information on these programs or any other activities and classes offered by Tipp Monroe Community Services, call 667-8631.

Players to present show

TIPP CITY — Tipp City Players Community Theater will present Agatha Christie’s “The Mousetrap” at the Zion Lutheran Church in Tipp City March 11-13, 18-19.

Come spend the evening at Monkswell Manor where everyone is a suspect. This classic Agatha Christie mystery unfolds when a group of strangers find themselves stranded in a boarding house during a snowstorm. Murder is committed and everyone is in doubt as a policeman investigates the crime and uncovers their hidden secrets.

The case includes: Madison Galloway, Ken Ecklebarger, Zachary Dever, Jeanette McDaniel (also directing), Jim Hooper, Kyrsten McCann, Chris Preteroti and Jon Cox.

Appetizers and desserts will be provided.

The show will be presented on March 11-12 and 18-19 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, March 13 at 2 p.m. at the Tipp City Zion Lutheran Church, 14 W. Walnut St., Tipp City.

Tickets for the show are $15 and can be reserved by phoning (937) 667-SHOW. You can also order tickets online at our website

Grandma’s Kitchen to reopen

WEST MILTON — Grandma’s Kitchen will reopen March 16 at Hoffman United Methodist Church in West Milton. This meal is served to the public Wednesday evenings from 5-6:15 in the activity center.

A suggested donation of $7 covers the main course, salad, dessert and drink. A child’s portion meal is also available for a suggested donation of $3. All profits raised are used for local, national and international food ministries.

Hoffman is located at 201 S. Miami St. (one block west of St. Rt.48). For further information call the church office at 698-4401 or check on their Web site at

NASA program to be offered

TROY — WACO Learning Center will offer a new aeronautical program to families with early learners designed by NASA. Fun with Flight is a collection of six STEM learning modules based on children’s books.

Each module focuses on a single children’s book, followed by a STEM thematic lesson. Hands-on activities will engage the child as they make discoveries about parachutes, kites , helicopters and airplanes, and more.

These six lessons will take place from 9:30-11:30 a.m. on March 8, 10, 15, 17, 21, and 24. A $35 materials fee will cover all six modules. Children ages 4-6 can register by calling Nancy Royer at (937) 335-9226 at WACO Air Museum for registration. Class size is limited.

Cemetery cleanup to begin

WEST MILTON — Spring cleanup for Riverside (West Milton), Wheelock, Potsdam, Old Ludlow, Highland, Curtis, West Branch, and Unity Cemeteries will begin March 1.

Residents are reminded to remove all decorations and flowers. Due to Easter falling early this year, Union Township will be conducting spring cleanup in the cemeteries from March 1 through March 18.

Annual financial reports available

• WEST MILTON — The Milton-Union Public Library Annual Financial Report for 2015 is complete and available at the office of the fiscal officer. The library is located at 560 South Main Street, West Milton, and is open Monday through Thursday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

• WEST MILTON — Pursuant to ORC Section 117.38, the cash basis annual financial report for the Municipality of West Milton has been completed and is available for review at the office of the Finance Director, 701 S. Miami St., West Milton, OH 45383.

Dean’s lists announced

• BEREA — The following local students have been named to the Dean’s List for the fall semester at Baldwin Wallace University. Students who receive at least a 3.6 GPA for seven or more graded hours in a single semester are named to the Dean’s List.

Cesira Miconi of Tipp City, a graduate of Tippecanoe High School majoring in studio art.

• ATHENS — More than 4,000 students qualified for the fall semester Dean’s List at Ohio University’s Athens campus, 3,529 of whom are from Ohio, including:

TIPP CITY: Brianna Baker, Kristen Blakey, Erika Brownlee, Austin Clack, Kyle Buehrer, Nicholas Hamberg, Erica Hartman, Jennifer Imel, Kimberly Lanham, Patrick McElhose, Haley Miller, Landen Stafford, Garrett Raymond