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April 12, 2013

Limestone Ledger 4/12/13

FRIDAY

Rodeo queen applications

Today is the deadline for ages 3-15 to enter an application for the 31st annual Limestone Sheriff’s Rodeo Queen Pageant. Entry deadline for ages 16-26 is Friday, May 3. Applications are available at the Limestone County Sheriff’s Office, online at www.limestonesheriffrodeo.com, and at Preston’s Western Wear on U.S. 72 East. Contact: Jennifer at 256-232-0111. 

Garden club scholarship

Today is the deadline for submitting applications for the Athens Garden Club $1,000 scholarship. Applications for graduating high school seniors are available at any Limestone County high school counselor’s office. Information: AthensGardenClub@live.com.

Vidalia onions deadline

Today is the deadline to order Vidalia onions from Athens Ladies Civitan. Ten pounds for $10. Call 256-729-1255 or 256-232-2865.

Respite Night

Caregiver’s Night Out will be from 6-9 tonight at Clements Baptist Church, 8690 U.S. 72 West.

SATURDAY

Relay for Life fundraiser

T&C Stamping Inc. employees are holding a yard sale from 6:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday at 1403 Freeman Ave. in Athens to raise money for Relay for Life. Items include household, toys, clothes, furniture, cookbooks and more.

Walk for Autism

The Walk for Autism is at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Athens High School. A $30 registration fee includes a T-shirt. There is a 2-mile walk and other activities for kids and families. Register at www.walkforautismal.com. 

Reading program

The Limestone County NAACP invites children ages 3-13 to attend the free Steps Book Club/Reading Program session at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Round Island Creek Mission Center, 13829 Lucas Ferry Road. Learning, lunch and fun provided.  Registration and information contact: 256-216-5668.

Elkmont Bean Day

A $5 meal of beans and cornbread with trimmings, dessert and drink will be available on Bean Day from 10:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday at the Elkmont Fire Department. Meal is $3 for children age 8 and under. Event includes live entertainment and door prizes.

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Calendar of Events
  • 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

  • Limestone Ledger 4/12/14

    SATURDAY
    W.L. VFD egg hunt

    West Limestone Volunteer Fire Department is having a Easter egg hunt from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. today. The fire department is 15 miles north of Athens on Alabama 99. More information: Jason McMahan 256-233-7678. On Saturday, call 256-233-5544.

    April 12, 2014

  • Limestone Ledger 4/11/14

    SATURDAY
    ALH health fair

    Free body fat analysis, blood sugar and cholesterol checks, bone density screenings and more will be available from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the Athens-Limestone Hospital Health Fair at the Limestone County Courthouse Square. Numerous health care vendors will be on-site. Also, water and nonperishable food donations accepted for Limestone County Churches Involved.

    April 11, 2014

  • Church Bulletin 4/11/14

    April 11, 2014

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