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The Ridge Grove Volunteer Fire Department  will be having a barbecue at 11 a.m. CDT on Saturday, March 17. Dine-in plates (all you can eat) are $9 each. Take out plates will also be available. Boston butts are $30 each, meat is $7 a pound and BBQ sauce $4 a pint.

The Chambers County Commission will meet at 4 p.m. CDT on Monday, March 19 in the commission chamber located in the courthouse in LaFayette. Prior to the regular meeting, the Planning and Development Committee will meet at 2 p.m.

Do you have an item in good condition that you would like to donate to the Hike/Bike/Run Auction for Valley Haven School? Your donation is tax deductible, and you will be helping the area’s babies, toddlers and adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities. For more information, please call (334) 756-2868 or (334) 756-7801.

Kindergarten registration for any child living in the Lanett City Limits School District will be March 5 through March 23 from 8-3:30 p.m. Requirements for registration are: The child must be 5 on or before Sept. 2; proof of residence within the school district (light bill, lease agreement, etc.); original certified birth certificate, Social Security card, Parent ID and Alabama (blue) immunization certificate must be provided at the time of registration . Please come to the front office of W.O. Lance Elementary for registration.

Electronic recycling  will be taking place at the Chambers County Highway Department April 9-12 and at the Valley Farmers’ Market pavilion on April 13 and 14. There will be no cost to do this, and it will be an ideal time to dispose of unwanted items.

The Johnson and Barnes family reunion meeting will be taking place at 4 p.m. EDT Saturday, March 17th at the home of John and Elvina Allen.

A planning meeting for the Bonner family reunion will be taking place at 12:30 p.m. EDT, Saturday, March 17th at the St. John Baptist Church in Lanett. All family members, extended family and friends who would like to go on the trip are invited to attend.

Girl Scouts from the West Point area are having  cookie sales in J. Smith Lanier II Park in downtown West Point. Girls from Troop 18069 will be there, rain or shine, from 4 to 6 p.m. every Friday through March 16.

The Kiwanis Club of West Point will be having an Easter egg hunt from 11 a.m. till 2 p.m. EDT on Saturday, March 24, at the West Point Youth Center, located on O.G. Skinner Drive. It’s for special needs children only.

The 68th annual Fredonia Barbecue will be taking place at the Fredonia Community Clubhouse on Sat., April 7.

Faith Evangelistic Church will hold a VBS fundraiser on March 17. They will be selling BBQ plates that will include 2 BBQ sandwiches, cole slaw, baked beans, chips and a piece of homemade pound cake for $6.  There will also be a bake sale and we will have lots of goodies to choose from and a singing featuring Ricky Doler, The Sanders Family, Power, and One Accord. The plate sale will begin at 10:30 a.m. EST and the singing will begin at 2 p.m. EDT.  They are located at 3020 Ben Brown Road, Valley.