The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

July 24, 2013

Limestone Ledger 7/24/13


The News Courier

FRIDAY

Summer Art Stroll

Athens Art League will present Summer Art Stroll from 4-8 p.m. Friday on the Limestone County Courthouse lawn on The Square. The free event includes live music and more than 20 artists exhibiting their works. Information: athensartsleague@gmail.com.

Tractor and truck pull

Alabama Championship Tractor and Truck Pull will be held Friday and Saturday at Tanner High School. Information: 256-497-4309 or 431-1292.

SATURDAY

Country breakfast

North Border Lodge No. 391 will serve a country-style breakfast from 7-9 a.m. Saturday, July 27, at the lodge on Salem Field Lane in Salem. The public is invited. More information: Steve Rogers 256-714-0552 or Mickey Robertson 256-206-2242.

FBLA car wash benefit

Athens High School Future Business Leaders of America will host a car wash to benefit the Red Cross for Oklahoma tornado relief from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at Limestone Veterinary Clinic in Athens. Cost is $5 per car.

Pleasant Point Cemetery

Decoration day is Saturday at Pleasant Point Cemetery. Business meeting at 10 a.m. Rain date is following Saturday. Donations for upkeep and fence replacement can be mailed to Carrie Durham, 18175 Thompson Road, Athens, AL 35611. Information: 256-729-6746.

ONGOING

Summer meal program

Free breakfast and lunch will be provided July 15-Aug. 2 at Piney Chapel Elementary School cafeteria for any child through age 18 living in Limestone County. Breakfast is from 7:45-8:15 a.m. and lunch is from 11-11:30 a.m.

UPCOMING

Benefit yard sale

Useable sale items including clothes and furniture are needed for a benefit yard sale to be held Aug. 9-10 for cancer patient Jeff Miller, son of Margie and Ray Gold. Drop off items at 200 Hastings Road next to Lindsay Lane Baptist Church or call 256-232-5380.

AHS Class of ’58 reunion

Members of the Athens High School Class of 1958 are planning a reunion for 6 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 17, at Yesterday’s Event Center on Browns Ferry Road. For more information, call Richard at 256-278-1262 or Bobbie Ann at 256-729-5200.

MEETINGS

• Tea Party Patriots. The Athens/Limestone Tea Party Patriots will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 25, at 100 Beaty St. Public invited. Contact: 256-777-2526.

• Elkmont Class of ’98. Elkmont High School Class of 1998 will meet at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 27, at Casa Blanca restaurant on U.S. 72 for a 15-year reunion dinner. To RSVP, contact Wendi 256-777-1664.

• NARFE. National Active and Retired Federal Employees Chapter 1480 will meet at 9 a.m. Saturday, July 27, at the Veterans Museum on Pryor Street in Athens. Photojournalist Rebecca Croomes is guest speaker. Breakfast served. Contact: Dean Morgan 256-233-0248.

• Prestolite reunion. Former employers of Prestolite will meet at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 27, at McCollum’s Catfish and Seafood Restaurant in Decatur.

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 ed@athensnews-courier.com, fax to 256-233-7753 or bring to The News Courier, 410 W. Green St., Athens, AL 35611.