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May 14, 2014

Limestone Ledger 5/14/14

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 accepting donations of items for its fundraising yard sale to be held 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at Alabama 99 and Easter Ferry Road. For pickup, call Michael McLemore at 256-431-6545 or Richard Day at 256-777-2771.

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.

4 Paws and a Book

4 Paws and a Book, a program dedicated to improve reading skills of children ages 5 and older is 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Houston Memorial Library. Children may bring their own book or read a favorite of Miss Sophie Grey, a Yorkshire terrier and a registered R.E.A.D. dog. To schedule a time to read, call the library at 256-233-8770.

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  • 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

  • Church Bulletin 7/25/14

    July 25, 2014

  • Limestone Ledger 7/24/14

    FRIDAY
    Art Stroll
    The Athens Arts League Summer Art Stroll is 4-8 p.m. Friday on the downtown Limestone County Courthouse lawn. The free, family-friendly event will include music and 25 artists including painters, ceramicists, jewelry makers, mixed media and textile artists.

    July 24, 2014

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