The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

January 3, 2014

Limestone Ledger 1/3/14

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College and Career Fair

Round Island Creek Missionary Baptist Association will host a College and Career Fair from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday at their Mission Center, 13829 Lucas Ferry Road. The fair targets students in grades 6-12. Representatives from area colleges, universities, vocational schools and high school counselors will attend. The public is invited. More information: James Atkins 256-777-6023 or Beverly Malone 256-431-5944.

Used book sale

The Friends of the Athens-Limestone Public Library will hold a used book sale from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday at the library, 405 E. South St. More information: 256-232-1233.

VVA Fundraiser

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 511 will hold a turkey, ham and prize shoot fundraiser from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at 17915 W. Elm St. in Athens. Chicken stew for sale: $5 all-you-can-eat or $5 per quart/$17.50 per gallon. Proceeds will fund VVA scholarships. More information: Jessie McCune 256-232-0029.


MLK Day March

The annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day march sponsored by the Limestone NAACP will be Saturday, Jan. 18, in downtown Athens. Lineup is at 9:30 a.m., with the march at 10 from the courthouse Square to the Limestone County Event Center on Pryor Street. An hour-long program follows the march.

‘Blood Stock’ blood drive

The American Red Cross is hosting a Haley Humphrey “Blood Stock” scholarship blood drive from 1-6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, at New Life Assembly of God Family Life Center, 16768 U.S. 72 West in Athens.


Teen Library Council

Applications for the Teen Library Council are now available at the Athens-Limestone Public Library. TLC will meet to discuss books, movies, music and other items of teen interest. Must be 13 years old to join. More information is available at the Library or on the website at Contact Kelli at 256-232-1233 with questions.


• AHS Class of ’56. Athens High School Class of 1956 and friends will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Applebee’s. More information: 256-777-0516.

• ALERA. The Athens-Limestone Education Retirees Association will meet at 9:30 a.m. Jan. 10 at the Athens Recreation Center. Guests will be Tammy Irons and Frank Travis. More information: Jerry George 256-729-1145.

Limestone Ledger is a list of events hosted by nonprofit organizations. Items must be submitted in writing and are listed up to six days to include the day of the event. Email submissions to, fax to 256-233-7753 or bring to The News Courier, 410 W. Green St., Athens, AL 35611.