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August 29, 2013

Limestone Ledger 8/29/13

THURSDAY

Blood drive

The Red Cross and Limestone County Young Republicans will hold a blood drive from 1-6 p.m. today, Aug. 29, at the Days Inn banquet facility at 1322 U.S. 72 East in Athens.

FRIDAY

Drop-In Storytime for babies

The Athens-Limestone Public Library will host free Drop-In Storytime for babies beginning at 10:15 a.m. Friday, Aug. 30. Drop-In Storytime includes stories, songs, rhymes and bounces and is for infants, babies, and toddlers up to 18 months old and their caregivers. No registration required. More information: 256-232-1233.

AHS pep rally

Athens High School’s annual pep rally on The Square will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, on the east side of the Limestone County Courthouse. AHS hosts Decatur at 7 p.m. at Golden Eagles Stadium.

Horton family reunion

The biennial Horton family reunion for relatives of James Horton will begin today, Friday, Aug. 31, and continue through Monday, Sept. 1, in Athens. Today, a meet-and-greet will be held from 6-9 p.m. at Bridgeforth Park, followed by a block party at 9. Saturday, horseback riding begins at 10 a.m. at the Vietnam Veterans building, 17915 W. Elm St., followed by a picnic from noon-1 p.m. and a hayride to the Horton family property leaving at 3. Sunday, worship begins at 11 a.m. at St. Marks Primitive Baptist Church on Summerville Road, followed by meeting at home of reunion chairman Mike Bailey, 700 Coleman Ave., 256-874-0565.

SATURDAY

Firefighter’s breakfast

A firefighter’s breakfast will be held at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, at Bojangles’ on U.S. 72 East. Contact: Paul Irons 256-232-5402.

Elkmont High car show

The third-annual Elkmont High School Band Car Show will be from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, at the school, 25630 Evans Ave. Registration, which admits two people, is $15 in advance and $20 on Saturday. General admission is $5. Ages 10 and under attend free. Contacts: Mike Ikard 256-431-0542 and Mark McChristian 256-206-2498.

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