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Train Photography Show planned

COVINGTON — Covington Christian Church will be holding a Train Photography Show on Sunday, Oct. 14, at 7 p.m. at Covington Christian Church, located at 115 N. Pearl St.

Chris Haines will share his railroad photography in a slideshow he created titled Railfanning with the Family. The show will feature railroad photographs set to music, and then Haines will talk about the location and subject of some of the photos in more detail.

Everyone is welcome to attend. The event is free.

Salad luncheon planned

COVINGTON — Covington Christian Church will be holding their last salad luncheon of the year on Friday, Oct. 19, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

They will also offer their Country Store with lots of goodies such as Buckeyes, Apple Dumplings, Caramels, Angel Food Cakes, Pies, Cookies, Candies and much more.

The public is invited to enjoy their selection of salads and desserts in their air-conditioned dining room. They also offer their popular hot chicken salad and additional new menu items.

Contact their church office at 937-473-3443 for more information.

The church is handicapped accessible and is located at 115 N Pearl St. Please use the alley basement entrance. Carry out is also available.

Trunk or Treat upcoming

COVINGTON — Fields of Grace Worship Center will host their eighth annual “Trunk or Treat” Saturday, Oct. 27, from 1-3 p.m. at the Covington Community Park. This is open to all communities.

There will be a trunk-decorating contest for those who wish to participate. This year there is no theme for the trunk competition. First place receives $100, second place $50 and third place $25. Please call (937) 573-4282 and advise if you want to participate in the contest or just be a part of the lineup.

Covington FFA will once again be holding their Kiddie Tractor Pull, put on by the National Kiddie Tractor Pull Association at Trunk or Treat. This is for ages 3-8 years and registration will begin at 12:30 p.m. at the Main Street exit to the park. Tractor Pull begins at 1:30p.m. This event is free. First, second and third place trophies will be awarded in each age group. Winners will advance to the state level.

There will be no parking at the park. Please park on surrounding streets and at Finfrock Construction. Transportation for handicapped individuals will be provided to the park from this location.

Entrance to Trunk or Treat will be from the Main Street exit only.

For more information, please contact the church at (937) 573-4282, visit us on Facebook or go to

Pastor Appreciation Sunday to be held

PIQUA — SpringCreek Baptist Church, 15333 E. Miami Shelby Road, will celebrate Pastor Appeciation Sunday on Sunday, Oct. 28.

Along with celebrating the church’s pastor of 15 years, special music will be provided by Bill Purk, a longtime church member. The worship service is at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call the church at 773-4215.

Project DAWN at Fusion

PIQUA — Fusion will be holding their monthly Project DAWN training — which is a community-based overdose education and naloxone distribution program — through Miami County Public Health instruction on Thursday, Nov. 1, at 5:30 pm at Fusion, 421 Broadway.

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Project DAWN training by Miami County Public Health is conducted at Fusion the first Thursday of every month at 5:30 p.m.

WWI commemoration set

PIQUA — Bethel United Methodist Church, 2505 E. Loy Rd., Piqua has registered to participate to-Toll the Bells on Nov. 11 at 11 am local time. The World War I Centennial Commission and Commemorative Partners call on all Americans everywhere to toll the bells in honor of the 116,516 Americans who died in “The War to End All Wars.” Bells are to toll 21 times, at five second intervals.

Tolling of bells is the traditional way to mark someone’s passing. Nov. 11, 2018 is the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice that ended hostilities in World War I. 21 tolls of the bell symbolize the nations highest honor. It is based on the 21 gun salute.

Organizations and individuals can join the Bethel U. M. Church congregation by going to to register to Toll the Bells.