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July 26, 2013

Limestone Ledger 7/26/13

FRIDAY

Summer Art Stroll

Athens Art League will present Summer Art Stroll from 4-8 p.m. today 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 tonight 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.

TUESDAY

Mental health forum

The News Courier and Athens State University will sponsor a mental health forum from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 30, in the ballroom of the Sandridge Student Center on the campus of Athens State. Featured speakers will be mental health care workers, Probate Judge Charles Woodroof and law enforcement representatives. Topics of discussion will include mental illness indicators, resources and funding. The forum is open to the public, but may be of special interest to health care workers, clergy, teachers or any other professionals who work with the public on a daily basis. The public may also submit anonymous questions that will be answered by the panelists.

WEDNESDAY

PTSD discussion

A post-traumatic stress disorder discussion will be held from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 31, at the Huntsville Public Library, 915 Monroe St. Dr. David Ferguson, psychologist at Fox Army Health Center will lead a discussion to include signs and symptoms, federal and local resources and a question and answer session. Contact: Linda Blankenship or Mattavia Burks 256-372-4600.

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