— On Saturday, members of the Austin High School JROTC program’s honor and color guards salute the Leggtown Cemetery marker of Pfc. Leroy Murray. Murray, who was born and raised in Limestone County and was one of the Tuskegee Airmen during World War II, died 25 years ago at age 74. The cadets include Capt. Erik Aviles, Command Sgt. Maj. Tim Murrow, 1st Lt. Wesley Lucas, 1st Sgt. Marco Santos, 2nd Lt. Maribel Chaves, Sgt. Kove Schultz, Staff Sgt. Jocelyn Marquez, 2nd Lt. Nestor Aviles, 1st Sgt. Deonte Rivera and 2nd Lt. John Munoz.
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VIDEO: Alabama Shakes gets another Grammy nod
Alabama Shakes’ "Always Alright" from the “Silver Linings Playbook” movie soundtrack will be up against performances by Led Zeppelin, Queens of the Stone Age, Jack White, Imagine Dragons and David Bowie.
Athens girls swim team sets state record; finish second in AHSAA championships
The Athens High girls swim team set a state record and freshman Mallory Underwood was a double individual medal-winner in the AHSAA state swimming & diving championships Saturday.
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RATTLER REDUX: No. 1 Tanner outlasts No. 3 Washington Co. for 2nd state title
By the numbers in Tanner's 21-13 win against Washington County in Class 2A championship:
30 — Total touchdowns by Tanner running back Hayden Stephens this season;
13 — Points scored by Washington County, which is a season-low for the Bulldogs;
7 — Interceptions by Tanner defensive back Deshun Freeman this season, including three in the playoffs.
BREAKING: Tanner wins 2A football championship
Tanner won its second consecutive 2A state championship with a 21-13 victory over Washington County.
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