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Limestone County schools gain state recognition | Local News  News Courier

Two Limestone County High Schools were given the distinction of being Schools of Excellence by the A+ College Ready program Wednesday.

East Limestone AP students raking in the dough  News Courier

Several East Limestone High School students taking Advanced Placement classes are $100 richer after receiving Visa gift cards for earning a qualifying score ...

Limestone schools honor veterans | Local News  News Courier

Bill Howell, a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard, is recognized and applauded Thursday at East Limestone High School's Veterans Day ceremony. A number of ...

LCWSA reports water outage in east Limestone | Local News  News Courier

A water outage affecting numerous customers in East Limestone could continue for several hours, an official said.

LCBOE approves 2019-2020 calendar | Local News  News Courier

The Limestone County Board of Education unanimously approved the calendar for the 2019-2020 school year during a brief meeting Tuesday evening, which ...

Limestone County Schools personnel actions for 8/21/18 | Local News  News Courier

The following personnel actions were approved by the Limestone County school board at its Aug. 21 meeting:

Local high school bands set to perform for community  WHNT News 19

LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. - East Limestone High School will host the Limestone County Night of the Bands on October 23 at 6:30 p.m. Bands from Ardmore, ...

Teen killed in East Limestone accident | Limestone County  The Decatur Daily

ATHENS — A 17-year-old male was killed in a single-car wreck Saturday afternoon in the East Limestone community, according to authorities.

Bands shine in Limestone County  WAAY

Award-winning bands took the field at East Limestone High School for the 2018 Night of the Bands.

They've got spirit, yes they do | Local News  News Courier

East Limestone High School students cheer loudly in the student section of Cavnar Field on Thursday night. The East Limestone Indians defeated the West ...

Official: East Limestone High School on soft lockdown after medical emergency  News Courier

East Limestone High School is on a soft lockdown after an ambulance was called to the scene, an official said.

Limestone County Schools personnel actions | Local News  News Courier

The following personnel actions were approved Nov. 15 by the Limestone County Board of Education:

Limestone County Schools Personnel Actions for 8/2/18 | Local News  News Courier

The following personnel actions were approved at the Aug. 2 meeting of the Limestone County Board of Education:

44 Limestone teachers, support employees terminated | Limestone County  The Decatur Daily

ATHENS — The Limestone County school board voted Thursday to terminate 29 certified employees — 28 teachers and an information technology facilitator ...

Schools announce personnel actions | Local News  News Courier

LIMESTONE COUNTY SCHOOLS. Resignations (effective May 25, 2018). • Clements High: Cody McCain, physical education/head football coach. • Elkmont ...

Two juveniles accused of making terrorist threats against East Limestone High  WHNT News 19

LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. - Two juvenile students were arrested on Friday, accused of making terrorist threats against a school on social media. Sheriff's ...

East Limestone is the Jack’s Pep Rally of the Week  WHNT News 19

Football Friday started on a Thursday this week, and the Jack's Pep Rally of the Week was at East Limestone High School!

School Preview — East Limestone High School | Local News  News Courier

Editor's note: The following is 10th in a series of articles previewing the upcoming school year at public and private schools in Athens and Limestone County.

Fireworks incident inside vehicle sends 4 Limestone County teens to UAB burn unit  WHNT News 19

LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. -- Four teens are in the UAB burn unit today. Police say active fireworks inside a vehicle burned the teens Wednesday night. Athens ...

Band students, park committee host toy drives for tree lighting  News Courier

Last Christmas saw the Limestone community sharing the love by donating enough gifts and bicycles to fill the East Limestone Marching Band trailer. In turn, the ...

EXPLORING THE FARM: Students get hands-on learning at Farm City  News Courier

Sixth-graders from throughout Limestone County got to learn about farm equipment, farm animals, fire safety, first aid and more at Farm City, hosted Tuesday at ...

Public records for 10/31/18 | News  News Courier

Limestone County Department of Health restaurant inspection ratings for Oct. 15-26. • Shoney's, Athens, 84, Oct. 16 (Pooling grease around Dumpster and ...

STRONGER TOGETHER: East Limestone band trailer found | Local News  News Courier

Thanks to a frenzy of Facebook posts and an observant Pinson resident, the East Limestone High School band trailer containing $250000 worth of equipment ...

Athens Rotary Club recognizes Successes in Education | Local News  News Courier

Area high school seniors recently received recognition by Athens Rotary Club for their academic success, participation in extracurricular activities and ...

East Limestone HS stolen band trailer returns; all instruments intact  WHNT News 19

LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. - It was quite a rollercoaster weekend for the Marching Indians at East Limestone High School. After winning a series of awards at a ...

Work progressing on Limestone County road, bridge projects  News Courier

If all goes well, the long-closed Old Highway 20 bridge could reopen to traffic in just over a year or less, an official said this week.

Schools announce Miss Merry Christmas winners | Local News  News Courier

This year's Miss Merry Christmases stand together Nov. 20 in front of Donnell House. Each Miss Merry Christmas is a senior at her high school, chosen by her ...

East Limestone High student arrested on defamation charge over doctored photo  Alabama's News Leader

A northern Alabama high school student has been accused of doctoring a news report to make it appear as if an innocent teacher was charged with having sex ...

East Limestone Band’s stolen truck and trailer in Birmingham spotted thanks to social media

ATHENS, Ala. -- “Once My Band, Always My Band!” is how the East Limestone High School Marching Indians end each practice and performance. This heartfelt ...

3 die in weekend accidents: Decatur police seek driver in hit-and-run incident  The Decatur Daily

Decatur police are looking for information on a hit-and-run accident that left a Decatur man dead Sunday.

Three gifted county students to study at MIT  News Courier

While most students will spend their summer break playing video games or hanging out by the pool, three Limestone County students will be exploring ...

East Limestone student charged with defamation for mocking up sex 'news report' on teacher

There has been another arrest involving East Limestone High School, this time of a student who allegedly mocked up a fake news report accusing a faculty ...

Alex Hoover bills, to help terminally ill stay in school, up in House

Legislation to help students with terminal illnesses stay in school while providing some liability protection for doctors and school nurses is at the top of the ...

Students at East Limestone stop for national anthem

ATHENS, Ala -- Three Limestone County students displayed their national pride after stopping in their tracks to stand at attention for the national anthem.

2018 Tennessee Valley high school graduation ceremony dates and times  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- WHNT has compiled a list of most Tennessee Valley high school's graduation ceremony with their date and time. They are listed ...

BAND TOGETHER: East band hits record number of students  News Courier

Any parents convinced today's teens do nothing more than sit around and play with their phones all day should be inspired by East Limestone High School's ...

UPDATE: 2 East Limestone staff members arrested for sex with students

LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) - Limestone County Sheriff's Office investigators arrested two staff members from East Limestone High School. On Thursday ...

Chick-fil-A awards scholarships to employees | Local News  News Courier

Matthew Kyle, owner of the Chick-fil-A in Athens, surprises East Limestone High School students Michelle Alley and Lyndsay Kyle with Chick-fil-A's Leadership ...

Police: Texts implicated East Limestone coaches for sex with different students  The Decatur Daily

ATHENS — Text messages found in a teen's phone that police said implicated an East Limestone High coach in the first of two recent Limestone County arrests ...

Athens car dealership gives check to East Limestone High School after Buick Drive for Your Students conclusion

ATHENS, Ala. (WHNT) - East Limestone High School is finishing the year on a high note because the school is now a few thousand dollars wealthier.

East Limestone’s Mr. Black retires after 36 years

EAST LIMESTONE, Ala. (WHNT) - For about as long as many folks can remember, Dennis Black has been the principal at East Limestone High School.

Band’s trailer was stolen, then recovered, and now it’s helping the community  WHNT News 19

ATHENS, Ala. -- The East Limestone High School Marching Band is using their recently recovered band trailer to help others this holiday season. The band has ...

Legg resigns as Ardmore football coach | Local Sports  News Courier

Football has been a part of Clint Legg's life since he was a small boy. But after serving as Ardmore High School's head football coach for the past four years,

Wright takes over Ardmore football program | Local Sports  News Courier

P.J. Wright may have never had a high school coaching job outside the Mobile area, but when he visited Ardmore, he said he immediately felt at home.

Limestone County students to attend Boys and Girls State  News Courier

American Legion Post 49 in Athens hosted a pizza party and orientation May 7 for local high school juniors selected to attend Boys and Girls State and their ...

School board tours new East Limestone gym | Archives  News Courier

During a recent interview, East Limestone High School Principal Dennis Black said a man who flew over the school's new gym in his plane told him he could ...

Students receive Good Citizenship recognition from DAR | News  News Courier

Local high school seniors compete each year in the Good Citizens scholarship program hosted by the National Society of the Daughters of the American ...

New director coming to Limestone County CTC | Local News  News Courier

Limestone County Career Technical Center students will notice a new face when they start back to school in August. The growth of the school led to a second ...

Sayer has sights set on the pros | East Limestone  The Decatur Daily

CAPSHAW. It's sort of ironic East Limestone High School soccer player Dilan Sayer made “Faces in the Crowd” in a recent edition of Sports Illustrated.

Berry settles in as East's new chief | Local News  News Courier

Louis Berry has made his career in education administration, but feels like he's finally found the right school in East Limestone.

Educators accused of sex with students face up to 20 years in prison, sex offender status

Court records show addition details of the cases of three north Alabama educators arrested over the past two weeks for having sexual relationships with their ...

Limestone BOE synopsis | Limestone County  The Decatur Daily

The Limestone County Board of Education on Thursday:

Alabama Shakes’ former teachers follow band’s success

LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) - East Limestone High teachers have the DVRs set to record the Grammy award ceremony Monday night to catch their ...

Ardmore's Bates named new transportation director | Local News  News Courier

The Limestone school board promoted Rusty Bates to serve as the school system's transportation director, following a widespread search with four finalists.

East Limestone, in bull's eye of tornadoes and annexation wars, fights for independence (Outlook 2013)

Even as wounds continue to heal from the tornado outbreaks that scarred East Limestone in 2011 and 2012, this community faces a daily fight for survival as ...

Groundbreaking for new Sugar Creek Elementary slated for fall  News Courier

Limestone County Schools officials are hoping to break ground on a new K-5 elementary school this fall in the West Limestone community.

Man bails amid car chase but warrants await  News Courier

A driver and passenger in a car that raced through a Limestone County school zone to elude a deputy trying to make a traffic stop are facing multiple charges, ...

UNA student dies from burns sustained Christmas Eve  The Huntsville Times -

ATHENS, Alabama -- A University of North Alabama student from Limestone County died Monday from injuries sustained while burning leaves Christmas Eve, ...

Rabies clinics scheduled in Limestone County this month with $10 shots  News Courier

How to go: Here are the locations and times: Thursday, June 9. • Athens High School — 8 a.m.. • East Limestone High School — 8 a.m.. • Tanner High School ...

High school graduation ceremonies scheduled across the Tennessee Valley

Students across the Tennessee Valley are wrapping up the school year. Classes for many seniors are already over; now they're just waiting to make that walk ...

LIMESTONE COUNTY TOURNAMENT: Elkmont rolls into semis | Local Sports  News Courier

There is just something about playing in the Limestone County Tournament that brings the best out of Elkmont's boys basketball team.

Teachers of the year named in both districts  News Courier

Athens City and Limestone County school districts recently awarded the title of Teacher of the Year to the men and women who've gone above and beyond in ...

Alabama House passes Alex Hoover bills for terminally ill students

The bills would allow "do not attempt resuscitation" orders for minors and allow for plans to apply those in school settings.

Alabama Shakes landmarks: where they met, their first show, etc.

There's an outline of the state of Alabama, with a little heart where the city of Athens would be, tattooed on Alabama Shakes singer Brittany Howard's right bicep.

COUNTY TOURNAMENT PREVIEW: Yarbrough can 'take over a game'  News Courier

Tanner advanced to the Final Four the third straight season last year and the Rattlers did so without arguable their best player, freshman C.J. Yarbrough.

Alex Hoover, Alabama teen in right-to-die debate, 'touched so many lives'

Alex Hoover, a 16-year-old who waged a fight in 2015 alongside his mother, Rene, to attend East Limestone High School with orders not to receive lifesaving ...

Crime: Murder, mayhem occurred in Limestone area in 2016 | Local News  News Courier

Editor's note: This is one in a series of stories compiled by The News Courier staff about the news that shaped Athens and Limestone County in 2016. Additional ...

Limestone woman killed, another injured in Snake Road wreck  News Courier

A Limestone County woman was killed and another was seriously injured Friday afternoon when their sport-utility vehicle overturned in a ditch 10 miles west of ...

Terminally ill Alabama teen gets wish, returns to school: 'My day was perfect'

"He's a teenager. He needs to be around his friends. He needs to be around other kids."

Spelling bee winners for county announced | Local News  News Courier

Ten county students have won their school bees to qualify for Monday's Limestone County Spelling Bee at Clements High School.

These are the best 50 high schools for athletics in Alabama, report says

A new report from Niche ranks more than 12000 public schools in the nation based on five different factors.

Local Boy Scouts selling fresh-cut Christmas trees  News Courier

Choosing the perfect Christmas just got a little bit easier, thanks to an industrious group of East Limestone Boy Scouts.

Tragedy turns to hope in Bradley Walker's latest album release  News Courier

On a pleasant spring afternoon in 2016, a horse-drawn wagon carrying the body of beloved country gospel singer Joey Feek could be seen moving slowly ...

"Blessed": Limestone County man to release an album of hymns featuring guest artists Alison Krauss, Vince Gill and more  The Decatur Daily

Inside his East Limestone County home, a stone's throw from his childhood stomping grounds, Bradley Walker, clad in a University of Alabama hat and shirt and ...

Familiar faces take new places at Ardmore High School  News Courier

Strains of the “Mission Impossible” theme song and the roar of a nearby train filled the muggy air Wednesday afternoon at Ardmore High School as the marching ...

Auburn University groundskeeping student headed to Super Bowl to train with legends  Yellowhammer News

After submitting the winning application and essay in the 2019 Toro Super Bowl Sports Turf Training competition, Auburn University and turf management ...

ELECTION 2012: Don Mansell, probate judge candidate | Local News  News Courier

I am seeking the office of probate judge of Limestone County so that I can serve the people of Limestone County in another capacity.

Winners in Athens Veterans Day Parade announced (photos)

Winners of the annual Veterans Day parade held Saturday in Athens included a replica of a prisoner-of-war camp and a float sparkling with patriotism.

Athens DAR honors students from 9 local high schools as Good Citizens

Students representing each of Limestone County's nine high schools were chosen for the annual Good Citizen awards presented by the local chapter of ...

'Toots Shor's of Athens' closes doors | Lifestyles  News Courier

Toots Shor's of Athens” has closed its doors. I was laid back in my “Lazy Boy” knock-off, and glad I was, when Jerry Sandlin called and said he was closing.

Elkmont High School alumni share memories before Sunday centennial  News Courier

Life at Elkmont school was a little simpler when Charles Compton was an elementary student in the 1930s and '40s.

Garris retiring from Elkmont | News  News Courier

Garth Garris is stepping out of the principal's office at Elkmont High School. His last official day is Jan. 29 at the school he's called home as both a student.

One year later: North Alabama recovering after April 27 tornadoes, but 'there will always be that scar'  The Huntsville Times -

One year ago Friday, 62 tornadoes touched down across Alabama, destroying thousands of homes and businesses, cutting off power for much of North Alabama ...

2 injured in Monday crash | News  News Courier

Two women were transported by EMS to Athens-Limestone Hospital on Monday after a two-car crash at the intersection of Pepper and McCulley Mill roads.

Keri Vernon Muth  Trussvilletribune

Keri Vernon Muth, age 38, of Trussville, AL passed away on June 28, 2016. Keri Vernon Muth. Keri was born in Port Huron Michigan. Her father served in the ...

Area leaders 'arrested' for MDA fundraiser | Archives  News Courier

It might have appeared a rash of petty crime peppered the Athens area Wednesday morning with patrol cars popping up at schools, stores, eateries and office ...

After making more than $250000 creating jingles, Alabama musician now a songwriter for hire

The text messages will say something like "Lia Marie Johnson is looking for the next graduation hit." Or "Perfect. But maybe think more Imagine Dragons on the ...

Local 'Ghostbusters' superfan featured in documentary | Entertainment  Times Daily

If you're making a documentary about fans of the beloved "Ghostbusters" franchise, who ya gonna call?

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