North Border Lodge No. 391 will serve a country-style breakfast from 7-9 a.m. today, 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. today, July 27, at Limestone Veterinary Clinic in Athens. Cost is $5 per car.
Tractor and truck pull
Alabama Championship Tractor and Truck Pull continues tonight, July 27, at Tanner High School. Information: 256-497-4309 or 431-1292.
Pleasant Point Cemetery
Decoration day is today, July 27, 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.
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.
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.