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May 9, 2013

Limestone Ledger 5/9/13

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CEMETERY CLEANUPS

• O’Neal Cemetery. Decoration day is Saturday, May 11. People who cannot attend, please send donations to Charlotte Bates, 10576 U.S. 72, Athens, AL 35611.

• Sylone Cemetery. Workday at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 11. Decoration is Sunday, May 19. Contact: 256-206-0196.

• Wesley Chapel Cemetery. Cleanup day begins at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 11. Participants are asked to bring mowers, rakes, weed trimmers and trash bags. Donations are requested and can include the cemetery grass. Rain date is May 18. Contact: Jane Tucker 256-431-1338.

• Johnson Cemetery. Decoration day is Saturday, May 11. Business meeting at 2 p.m. Take Alabama 251, turn on Johnson Lane and again at Johnson Cemetery Road.

• Dement Cemetery. Decoration day is Saturday, May 11. Business meeting at 10 a.m. Send upkeep contributions to Linda Gordon, 17170 Sledge Road, Athens, AL 35611.

• Sunny Hill Cemetery. Decoration and cleanup day is from 9 a.m. until noon Saturday, May 11. Upkeep donations can be sent to: Mahlon Nixon, 17232 Blackburn Road, Athens, AL 35611.

UPCOMING

Limestone Sheriff’s Rodeo activities

• Rodeo queen luncheon. Tickets at $20 are now available. Event will be held at noon Saturday, May 18, at Central Church of Christ Family Life Center near U.S. 31/Alabama 251 intersection. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Contact: Jennifer McBay at 256-216-5029.

• Parade. Line-up begins at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 11 at the Sheriff’s Rodeo Arena. Parade begins at 2. Contact: Sheriff’s Office 256-232-0111.

• Street dance. The street dance and western fashion show will begin at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, on The Square in downtown Athens. Contact: Sheriff’s Office 256-232-0111.

Rescue squad sale items

Athens-Limestone Rescue Squad needs garage-sale items for June 7-8 fundraiser. No livestock or pets. Call to arrange pickups. Contact: Mike at 256-431-7734.

ONGOING

Owens VFD fundraiser

A door-to-door fund/picture drive is being conducted by the Owens Volunteer Fire Department. It began May 6 and will last approximately four weeks. Donations go toward reworking the Station 2 parking lot.

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