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May 9, 2014

Limestone Ledger 5/9/14

FRIDAY

VVA fundraiser

Vietnam Veterans of America at 17915 W. Elm St. will hold a yard sale fundraiser today and Saturday to help local veterans and their families in need. Seller spaces are $10 each. Sell what you want. More information: 256-206-5399 or 777-3339.

SATURDAY

Reading program

The Limestone County NAACP free motivational reading program for children ages 3-13 will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Round Island Creek Mission Center, 13829 Lucas Ferry Road. Lunch and transportation provided. Registration information: 256-216-5668.

Clothes closet open

Round Island Baptist Church at 14790 Brownsferry Road will have their clothes closet open from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. Saturday, May 10. All items are free.

TUESDAY

Used book sale

The Friends of Athens-Limestone Public Library will hold a used book sale from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Tuesday at the library, 405 E. South St. More information: 256-232-1233.

Boy Scout Roundup

The public is invited to Boy Scout Troop 24's Roundup at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Friendship Methodist Church. Dutch oven peach cobbler and refreshments will be served. Activities include a demonstration of Scout activities, games, an ax yard and a campfire. More information: 256-874-0431.

THURSDAY

A music night to raise funds to help veterans will be held 7-9 p.m. on May 15, 22 and 29 at Vietnam Veterans Gary Lemore chapter 511, 17915 W. Elm St. There is a $3 charge with music by Shady O' Grady that includes oldies, doo-wop, country and more. Bring your own finger foods.

ONGOING

B&G Club summer program

Registration is underway for the Boys & Girls Club of Athens summer program, which runs June 2 through Aug. 1. Hours will be 9-5 with early birds starting at 7. Tuition is $35 a week with lunch included. Teens attend free. CMA accepted. There is a $20 application fee. Register at the club, 1017 W. Washington St. Contacts: Kristi or Pete 256-232-4298.

CEMETERY DAYS

• Johnson. Decoration day is Saturday, May 10. Business meeting at 2 p.m. Located off Alabama 251. Turn on Johnson Lane from 251 and then on Johnson Cemetery Road. Donations accepted. More information: 256-423-6384.

• Oneal. Decoration is Saturday, May 10. If unable to attend, donations made out to Oneal Cemetery can be sent to: Charlotte Bates, 10576 U.S. 72, Athens, AL 35611.

• Wesley Chapel. Cleanup starts at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 10. Participants are asked to bring rakes, trash bags, mowers, weed trimmers, etc., and remove old flowers and trash. If unable to attend, donations made out to Wesley Chapel Cemetery Fund can be sent to: Jane Tucker, 19430 Sharp Road, Athens, AL 35613.

• Dement. Decoration day is Saturday, May 10. Business meeting at 10 a.m. If unable to attend, donations made out to Dement Cemetery can be sent to: Linda Gordon, 17170 Sledge Road, Athens, AL 35611.

• Sunny Hill. Decoration and cleanup day is 9 a.m. Until noon Saturday, May 10. If unable to attend, donations made out to Sunny Hill Cemetery can be sent to: Mahlon Nixon, 17232 Blackburn Road, Athens, AL 35611. More information: 256-232-8508.

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  • Limestone Ledger 8/1/14

    TODAY
    Walking Horse Show
    The third annual Sam Gibbons Walking Horse Show is 6 p.m. Friday at the Sheriff's Rodeo Arena. More information: Sandy Thompson 256-771-7578.

    August 1, 2014

  • Church Bulletin 8/1/14

    August 1, 2014

  • Limestone Ledger 7/31/14

    FRIDAY
    Walking Horse Show

    The third annual Sam Gibbons Walking Horse Show has been rescheduled for 6 p.m. Friday at the Sheriff's Rodeo Arena. More information: Sandy Thompson 256-771-7578.

    July 31, 2014

  • Church Bulletin 7/31/14

    July 31, 2014

  • Limestone Ledger 7/30/14

    FRIDAY
    Walking Horse Show
    The third annual Sam Gibbons Walking Horse Show has been rescheduled for 6 p.m. Friday at the Sheriff's Rodeo Arena. More information: Sandy Thompson 256-771-7578.

    July 30, 2014

  • Church Bulletin 7/30/14

    July 30, 2014

  • Limestone Ledger 7/27/14

    TUESDAY
    Blood drive
    The Kelsey Maclin “Student Leaders Save Lives” Scholarship Blood Drive is 1-6 p.m. Tuesday at Round Island Creek Missionary Baptist Center, 13829 Lucas Ferry Road.

    July 27, 2014

  • Church Bulletin 7/27/14

    July 27, 2014

  • Limestone Ledger 7/26/14

    TODAY
    Blood drive

    An American Red Cross blood drive in honor of Jacob Dubois is 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the Piney Grove Baptist Church fellowship hall, 28430 Pinedale Road, Ardmore.

    July 26, 2014

  • Limestone Ledger 7/25/14

    SATURDAY
    Crape Myrtle pageant

    The 14th annual Miss/Master Crape Myrtle Festival Pageant is Saturday at the Ardmore, Tennessee Annex Building. Competition begins at 1 p.m. for girls, infant through age 19, and boys, infant through age 5. More information: 256-278-5524.

    July 25, 2014

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