The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

Calendar of Events

February 13, 2014

Church Bulletin 2/13/14

— • Valentine Banquet. New Life Assembly of God at 16768 U.S. 72 West is hosting a Valentine Banquet fundraiser at 7 p.m. Friday Feb. 14. Proceeds support students going to youth convention at Orange Beach on March 7-8 and Speed-the-Light (a youth missions project). Tickets are $20 per couple or $12 per individual at the church or by calling 256-232-6119.

• Pancake breakfast. The Men of Grace will hold a pancake breakfast beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at Grace Missionary Baptist Church, 549 W. Elm St. in Athens. The public is invited. Reginald Carl Battle will be guest speaker. 

• Black history event. The Alabama Democratic Conference Black History Extravaganza will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at the Round Island Creek Missionary Baptist Assoc. Mission Center, 13829 Lucas Ferry Road. Guest speaker is Jerome Gray. The event includes praise dances, skits, recitations, poems and member recognitions.

• Black history program. The Athens-Limestone Community Assoc. First Trinity Black History Program and Exhibition is at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at First Methodist Church Beasley Center. The program is in support of the Trinity Renovation Project. More information: 256-777-9727.

• Homecoming. Greenbrier Baptist Church at 7939 Greenbrier Road in Madison will hold its 72nd Homecoming celebration beginning at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 23. Squire Parsons will sing at 11 a.m., followed by a meal at 12:30 p.m. Free to the public. More information: 256-355-8032, 497-7349 or at www.greenbrierbaptistchurch.net.

Church briefs must be submitted in writing, either on a form available at The News Courier office at 410 W. Green St., Athens, or by sending an email to ed@athensnews-courier.com or a fax to 256-233-7753.

 

1
Text Only
Calendar of Events
  • Limestone Ledger 4/19/14

    THURSDAY
    Safe driving course
    The AARP safe driving course will be held 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at the Council on Aging office, 912 W. Pryor St. Cost is $15 for AARP members. All others, $20. Participants are asked to bring lunch or snacks. RSVP to Emily Sandlin at 256-216-3906.

    April 19, 2014

  • Limestone Ledger 4/18/14

    FRIDAY
    Fish fry

    The Limestone NAACP annual fish fry is 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today at Lincoln-Bridgeforth Park, 814 Westview Ave. in Athens. Cost is $8 a plate. Contact: Greg Orr 256-654-0486.

    April 18, 2014

  • Church Bulletin 4/18/14

    April 18, 2014

  • Limestone Ledger 4/17/14

    FRIDAY
    Singing on Square

    Athens-Limestone County Tourism Association will present Singing on the Square Concert at 6 p.m. Friday, April 18th sponsored by Champion Chevrolet. Trippin' Dixie will take the stage first. The Dixie Bluegrass Boys will follow at 7 p.m. Bring your lawn chair for a free concert.

    April 17, 2014

  • Church Bulletin 4/17/14

    April 17, 2014

  • Limestone Ledger 4/16/14

    FRIDAY
    Fish fry
    The Limestone NAACP annual fish fry is 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday at Lincoln-Bridgeforth Park, 814 Westview Ave. in Athens. Cost is $8 a plate. Contact: Greg Orr 256-654-0486.

    April 16, 2014

  • Church Bulletin for Tuesday, April 15

    April 14, 2014

  • Limestone Ledger for Tuesday, April 15

    April 14, 2014

  • Limestone Ledger 4/13/14

    TUESDAY
    • Chicken stew
    The American Legion Post 49 monthly chicken stew will be held from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Tuesday. Cost is $5 to eat in or for per quart carryouts. Containers provided. No sides with carryouts. More information or to reserve carryouts: 256-230-6233.
    Spaghetti dinner fundraiser
    Vietnam Veterans of America, chapter 511, will hold an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday at the VVA building, 17915 W. Elm St. The $7 meal includes spaghetti, garlic toast, salad, dessert and drink. Take out or eat in. Proceeds benefit the VVA scholarship fund. More information: 256-206-5399.

    April 13, 2014

  • Church Bulletin 4/13/14

    April 13, 2014

Poll

What is your favorite Easter candy?

Chocolate bunnies
Marshmallow chicks
Chocolate eggs with filling
     View Results
Facebook
AP Video
Captain of Sunken SKorean Ferry Arrested Raw: Fire Destroys 3 N.J. Beachfront Homes Raw: Pope Presides Over Good Friday Mass Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Superheroes Descend on Capitol Mall Man Charged in Kansas City Highway Shootings Obama Awards Navy Football Trophy Anti-semitic Leaflets Posted in Eastern Ukraine Raw: Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexico City Ceremony at MIT Remembers One of Boston's Finest Raw: Students Hurt in Colo. School Bus Crash Raw: Church Tries for Record With Chalk Jesus Raw: Faithful Celebrate Good Friday Worldwide Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest Police Arrest Suspect in Highway Shootings Drought Concerns May Hurt Lake Tourism Vermont Goat Meat Gives Refugees Taste of Home Calif. Investigators Re-construct Fatal Bus Cras Mayor Rob Ford Launches Re-election Campaign Appellate Court Hears Okla. Gay Marriage Case
Twitter Updates
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Stocks
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Business Marquee