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May 12, 2014

Limestone Ledger for Tuesday, May 13

TODAY

Used book sale

The Friends of Athens-Limestone Public Library will hold a used book sale from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. today 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 tonight 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

Music fundraiser

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.

 

FRIDAY

Singing on Square

Athens-Limestone County Tourism Association will present a free Singing on the Square Concert Friday on the east side of the courthouse. Tilford Sellers and the Wagon Burners will entertain from 6-8 p.m. Register for a folding bag-chair giveaway. The event is sponsored by Champion Chevrolet.

 

SATURDAY

Food giveaway 

Two pounds of pinto beans and 3 pounds of rice will be given away to anyone in need and while supplies last from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, May 17, at St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, 207 E. Washington St. in Athens. No questions asked, no names taken.

 

Troop 221 yard sale

Boy Scout Troop 221 is hosting a fundraising yard sale from 7 a.m. - 1 p.m. Saturday at Alabama 99 and Easter Ferry Road. The troop is accepting donations of items. For pick up, call Michael McLemore at 256-431-6545 and Richard Day at 256-77-2771.

 

Yard sale fundraiser

The Oxford Healthcare Benefit Yard Sale and Craft Faire is 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday in the field behind Oxford Healthcare or inside if raining. Vendors are welcome. Donated items can be dropped off at 802 U.S. 72 West, Suite B in Athens. Call for pickup or more information on items needed at 256-233-0466. Proceeds go to area low-income elderly and disabled citizens.

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