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April 13, 2014

Limestone Ledger 4/13/14

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ONGOING

AHS greenhouse

The Athens High School greenhouse will be open 9 a.m. until noon on Saturdays until further notice.

Seniors nutrition program

The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program is still open to people age 60 and older in Limestone County who meet certain income requirements. Applications are available at all area senior centers. If approved, $30 in coupons for fresh fruits and vegetables from the Athens Farmers Market will be mailed to the home after May 15.

Walking tours

Free guided one-hour walking tours of Athens historic districts are offered each Saturday in April. Tours begin 10 a.m. at the Athens-Limestone County Visitors Center at Big Spring Memorial Park. More information: 256-232-5411.

Karaoke fundraiser

American Veterans Mims-Russell Post 21 at 22769 Black Road in Athens has karaoke night from 7 p.m. until midnight every Friday. There is a $5 cover charge at the door. Proceeds support local veterans and their families in need. Limited food items and refreshments available until 10:30 p.m. More information: 256-444-2793 or 444-1411.

UPCOMING

Tanner Rattlers Pageant

April 21 is the deadline to enter the Miss Tanner Rattlers Pageant. The pageant will be at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 17, in the school gymnasium. Open to newborns through age 5 and Tanner High School students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Entry fee is $30 and $5 for photogenic pictures. Forms available in the school's front office. More information: Sandra Moore 256-233-6682.

Fish fry

The Alabama Veterans Museum fish fry fundraiser will be 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, April 25, at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 1917 U.S. 72 West. Advance tickets are $10 at the museum and $12 at the fish fry. Includes catfish, chicken tenders, fries, slaw, hush puppies, drinks and dessert. Carryouts available. More information: 256-771-7578.

Flag raising ceremony

There will be a flag raising ceremony at the grave of PFC Gary Lewis Elmore at 10 a.m.  Saturday, May 3, in Roselawn Cemetery. Elmore was the first soldier from Limestone County killed in action in Vietnam. Donations for his headstone can be made to: Regions Bank/Gary Elmore Headstone Fund. More information: Tink Haney 256-233-0834 or Bill Schueler 256-206-5399.

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