The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

January 1, 2014

Limestone Ledger 1/1/14


Memorial ceremony

Mims-Russell AMVETS Memorial Post 21 will conduct a 10-year memorial ceremony from 1-2 p.m. Thursday at the gravesites of Officer Tony Mims and Sgt. Larry Russell in the Roselawn Cemetery. Guest speakers are Rep. Dan Williams, Athens Mayor Ronnie Marks, Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson, former Athens Police Chief Wayne Harper and Limestone County Sheriff Mike Blakely. The ceremony is open to the public. Athens Police Department will provide a firing team; AMVETS will conduct the playing of taps and laying of the wreaths.


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, Jan. 4, at 17915 W. Elm St. in Athens. Chicken stew for sale: $5 all-you-can-eat or $5 per quart/$17.50 per gallon. All proceeds will fund VVA scholarships. More information: Jessie McCune 256-232-0029.


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.


• American Legion. The American Legion Post 49 and the Ladies Auxiliary will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Post home, 124 Cloverleaf Drive, Athens. Information: Rod Huffman 256-233-3023.

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