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January 11, 2013

LIMESTONE LEDGER 1-11-13

TODAY

Duct tape bookmarks


The Athens-Limestone Public Library will host a free duct tape bookmark program for kids and teens from 3:30-4:30 p.m. today to make bookmarks using different colors and patterns of tape. Bring tape if desired but not required. Contact: 256-232-1233.

SATURDAY

Reading program


The Limestone County NAACP invites children ages 3-13 to attend the free Steps Book Club/Reading Program session at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Round Island Creek Mission Center, 13829 Lucas Ferry Road. Learning, lunch and fun provided.  Registration and information contact: 256-216-5668.

MONDAY

Library membership


Friends of the Library will hold its annual membership meeting at 10 a.m. Monday at the library at 405 E. South Street. Anyone interested in becoming a member of the Friends is welcome to attend. Rod Huffman, chairman of the Library Board of Trustees, will speak on the various roles played by the Trustees, the Foundation, and the Friends in support of the library. Membership applications are available at the library.

TUESDAY

Chicken stew


The American Legion Post 49 monthly chicken stew will be held from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Tuesday. Cost is $5 to eat in or for per quart carryouts. Containers provided. No sides with carryouts. Information: Rod Huffman 256-233-3023. Reserve carryouts: 256-230-6233.

THURSDAY

Legion of Honor ceremony


The Alabama Veterans Museum and Archives will host at 3 p.m. Thursday Denis Barbet, counsel general of France, who will present the Legion of Honor to four World War II veterans who fought in France: Cal Bonner, Theo Calvin, Jack Hunter and Clifford Wilford. Call Museum Director Sandy Thompson at 256.771.7578 for more information.

Healthy Cooking Class

The Cooperative Extension Service will present a Healthy Cooking Class beginning at 9 a.m. Thursday. There is no fee, but registration is required by Monday. Call 256.232.5510 to register.

Glow-in-dark painting

Athens-Limestone Public Library will present a Glow-In-the-Dark painting class for teens only from 3:50 to 5 p.m. Thursday. Library provides supplies. Call 256.232.1233 for more information.

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    TUESDAY
    • Chicken stew
    The American Legion Post 49 monthly chicken stew will be held from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Tuesday. Cost is $5 to eat in or for per quart carryouts. Containers provided. No sides with carryouts. More information or to reserve carryouts: 256-230-6233.
    Spaghetti dinner fundraiser
    Vietnam Veterans of America, chapter 511, will hold an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday at the VVA building, 17915 W. Elm St. The $7 meal includes spaghetti, garlic toast, salad, dessert and drink. Take out or eat in. Proceeds benefit the VVA scholarship fund. More information: 256-206-5399.

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    SATURDAY
    W.L. VFD egg hunt

    West Limestone Volunteer Fire Department is having a Easter egg hunt from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. today. The fire department is 15 miles north of Athens on Alabama 99. More information: Jason McMahan 256-233-7678. On Saturday, call 256-233-5544.

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    ALH health fair

    Free body fat analysis, blood sugar and cholesterol checks, bone density screenings and more will be available from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the Athens-Limestone Hospital Health Fair at the Limestone County Courthouse Square. Numerous health care vendors will be on-site. Also, water and nonperishable food donations accepted for Limestone County Churches Involved.

    April 11, 2014

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    SATURDAY
    Plant and bake sale

    Athens Garden Club annual Plant and Bake Sale is 8 a.m. until noon Saturday, April 12, at the downtown Athens Farmers Market. A variety of plants and culinary choices available. The event helps support the Athens Garden Club's scholarship fund for graduating high school seniors in Limestone County who major in horticulture, agriculture, or other related fields. More information: athensgardenclub@aol.com.

    April 10, 2014

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    WEDNESDAY
    Blood drive
    An American Red Cross blood drive will be held 7:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. today at the Athens High School old gym on U.S. 31 North. More information: www.redcrossblood.org or Teresa Bush 256-990-0830.

    April 9, 2014

Poll

A recent national telephone survey found 75 percent of respondents believe the sale and use of pot will eventually be legal nationwide. Do you think marijuana should be legal in Alabama?

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No, but I don’t think pot smokers should go to jail
Yes, but only for medical use
Yes, but only for personal adult use
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