The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

March 30, 2013

Limestone Ledger 3/30/13


The News Courier

SATURDAY

Firefighters breakfast

Volunteer fire departments will meet at 7:30 a.m. today at Hardee’s on U.S. 72 East for breakfast. Contact: Paul Irons 256-232-5402.

VFW egg hut

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4765 will hold a free Easter egg hunt from 10 a.m. until noon today at their Post on Alabama 127 and North Jefferson Street. Public invited. Prizes in every egg.

Women’s History Month

The Alabama Veterans Museum and Archives will hold their Women’s History Month Celebration at 1 p.m. today. Local Korean War veteran and retired teacher Mattye Murray will be honored. Guest speaker is Mary Scott Hunter, an Alabama Board of Education representative and Air Force veteran. Refreshments served.

Easter egg hunt

West Limestone Volunteer Fire Department will host an Easter egg hunt with games, relays and smokehouse at 2 p.m. today at the fire hall. West Limestone community invited.

SUNDAY

Easter egg hunt

Soul’d Out Christian Center International will hold its annual Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. Sunday at the Athens Boys & Girls Club on Washington Street. The public is invited.

TUESDAY

AHS parent/student meeting

A parent/student meeting for students enrolled in ninth, 10th and 11th grades at Athens High School will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, in the AHS cafeteria. Registration procedures, course offerings and graduation requirements will be discussed.

UPCOMING

Elk River cleanup

Volunteers to assist Keep Athens-Limestone Beautiful in cleaning up a land and water section of the Elk River will meet at 8 a.m.  Saturday, April 6, at a central location to be announced and then disperse to cleanup locations. Trash bags, gloves, bottled water, and lunch will be provided.  Must register in advance.  Register or information: 256-233-8728 or email KeepALBeautiful@att.net .



ONGOING

Summer library pages

Summer Library Page applications are available at Athens-Limestone Public Library through April 13. Teen summer volunteers must be at least age 13 and have completed seventh grade by June 1. Applications are also available at www.alcpl.org.  Contact Kelli at 256-232-1233 with questions.

Farmers scholarship

April 5 is the deadline for graduating seniors or full-time college students to apply for the Limestone County Farmers Federation  $1,000 scholarship. The student, parent, or legal guardian must be a member of the Limestone County Farmers Federation. Applications available  at ALFA Office on U.S. 72 West. Contacts: Melanie Maples 256-233-3456 or Patty Marsh 350-1875.

CEMETERY CLEANUPS

Pleasant Point Cemetery: Saturday, March 30. Help needed from family or friends of relatives  in the cemetery. Rain day is April 6. Contact: 256-729-6746 or 256-777-4534.

Sandlin Cemetery: Saturday, March 30 at 8 a.m. Help needed from family or friends of relatives  in the cemetery . Rain day is April 6. Contacts: 256-729-1485 or 256-729-8430.

MEETINGS

• American Legion. Post 49 and the Ladies Auxiliary monthly meeting will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 4, at 124 Cloverleaf Drive in Athens. Contact: Rod Huffman 256-233-3023.



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