From the Athens News Courier
Students give to Trinity School project through artwork Today at 2:00AM
DHR supplies families with back-to-school gear Yesterday at 2:00AM
Temps take a dip 7/29/2014
A hint of fall will remain in the air this week as temperatures and humidity are forecasted to remain about 10 degrees under average, according to meteorologist Tim Troutman at the National Weather …
Folk art homestead draws in the curious 7/27/2014
Anyone interested in being a tour guide may contact Dean Morgan at the Retired Senior Volunteer Program, or RSVP, at 256-232-7207; send email to firstname.lastname@example.org; or come to the Sept. 4 workshop.
Creative carving saves memories 7/25/2014
Athens Fire Department displays new RTV 7/24/2014
Pure imagination 7/23/2014
Dennis finds fit at Brookhill 7/22/2014
From The Decatur Daily
No large changes in budget for Limestone Yesterday at 10:37PM
Limestone County Commission Chairman Stanley Menefee said he doesn’t expect the county’s budget to substantially increase or decrease from fiscal 2014’s $33.2 million budget.
Police Reports Yesterday at 10:28PM
Dogs save man, but die in fire 7/29/2014
ARDMORE — Michael Craft said he'd let his house burn all over again if it would bring his dogs back.
ATHENS — An Athens man accused of killing kittens he found on a website pleaded not guilty to animal cruelty Tuesday and received a court-appointed lawyer to defend him during a trial set for later …
Police briefs 7/29/2014
MOULTON — Authorities are searching for a Moulton man who is a suspect in an armed robbery Monday night at a residence near the Five Points community.
Police reports 7/29/2014
ATHENS — An Athens man accused of killing kittens he found on Craigslist says he's innocent of animal cruelty.
Dogs wake homeowner but die in fire 7/29/2014
ARDMORE — An Ardmore homeowner’s dogs alerted him that his house was on fire early Tuesday in time for him to escape the blazing structure, firefighters said.
News briefs 7/28/2014
Farmer Bill Bridgeforth, of Darden Bridgeforth and Sons in Tanner, is one of 15 agricultural leaders recognized today as a Champion of Change by the White House and the U.S. Department of …
Police briefs 7/28/2014
Decatur police said they arrested four juveniles in connection with three separate property crimes Sunday.
From Huntsville Times
Smithsonian traveling exhibit exploring American workers will include Limestone County displays during Athens stop 10 hours ago
In Limestone County, the definition of "work" during its nearly two centuries of existence has evolved from plowing behind a mule to producing electric power with a nuclear reactor. This …
Golden, 49, was arrested last October after police found evidence of cat-slaughtering in his Athens home. Police say they found a "cat room" with blood splattered across the floors and …
As many as 200,000 people are enslaved right now across the country, according to Limestone County District Attorney Brian Jones.
Foodie alert: New map shows where to find farm-fresh foods at markets, restaurants in Alabama 7/28/2014
Are you a foodie? If you spend your spare time watching the Food Network of reading Food Traveler magazine and would love to know where to find the best Alabama-made foods, the Appalachian Regional …
Limestone DA says murder trial for Joel Moyers can be set after material witness was located 7/28/2014
The trial date for a Cullman man who said he was firing a warning shot when he killed a young man on a dark country road in 2012 is expected to be set next week after the district attorney tracked …
Huntsville Hospital executive Kelli Powers to speak at Athens State University's summer graduation 7/28/2014
Kelli Powers, chief financial officer at Huntsville Hospital and former CEO of Athens –Limestone Hospital, will speak at Athens State University's summer graduation Saturday, Aug. 2.
The other suspect in the case is Hazel Christina Thomas. Police obtained a warrant for her arrest on July 11, the same time as the other two warrants. She was finally located Thursday and brought in …
A 27-year-old Athens man accused of sexually abusing a 12-year-old girl was re-arrested Wednesday after being indicted by a Limestone County grand jury, District Attorney Brian Jones said.
Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson said dispatch got a call about a woman in Elmwood Apartments screaming for help after a man kicked in her door. The caller said the man already left but officers …
Lt. Chris Slaton said he witnessed the drug deal in a vehicle in the post office parking lot. Investigators responded and seized Oxycodone, Alprazolam and Hydrocodone from the scene. The alleged …