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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 ...

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.

East sophomore takes 2nd in oratorical contest | Lifestyles  News Courier

Alex Crafton, a sophomore at East Limestone High School, finished second in a four-county district level oratorical contest last Saturday at American Legion Post ...

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:

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 ...

Bands shine in Limestone County  WAAY

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

Boys teams praised at school board meeting | Local News  News Courier

Limestone County Schools Superintendent Tom Sisk commended two sports teams at Tuesday's school board meeting, praising their representation of the ...

LCWSA apologizes for lengthy water outage | Local News  News Courier

East Limestone residents affected by Saturday's water outage may have been upset by the length, but an official said there was a very good reason why it took ...

Limestone County Schools personnel actions | Local News  News Courier

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

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, ...

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!

Meeting to address dangerous corridor | Local News  News Courier

Limestone County residents concerned about a dangerous section of U.S. 72 are invited to an upcoming open house hosted by the Alabama Department of ...

LCBOE: Churches to use schools for worship | Local News  News Courier

Two county schools will begin seeing Sunday traffic after the Limestone County School Board voted to allow local churches to use school property for services.

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:

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

LC Sports Hall of Fame announces 2019 class | Local Sports  News Courier

A new class of Limestone County sports legends will be honored June 8 at the Limestone County Event Center. The Limestone County Sports Hall of Fame ...

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 ...

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.

Rabies clinics to be held throughout Limestone County  WHNT News 19

LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. - Veterinarians throughout Limestone County will offer residents the opportunity to get their dogs and cats vaccinated against Rabies ...

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 ...

Limestone natives complete basic training | Local News  News Courier

U.S. Air Force Airmen and Limestone natives Alisa Hart and Brayden D. Cypret recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San ...

2019 Tennessee Valley National Signing Day Coverage  WAAY

National Signing Day 2019 is Wednesday, February 6.

Road closed for repairs due to weather, high traffic in Limestone Co.  WAAY

WAAY 31 talked to people who live nearby and travel the road frequently and learned how the roadwork will impact their commutes.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

ONE BRIGHT FUTURE: County officials detail road projects  News Courier

Each year before paving season begins, Limestone's county commissioners acknowledge the same problem they've always had: Too many projects, but not ...

Gym at East Limestone High taking shape | Archives  News Courier

The long-awaited East Limestone High School gymnasium is underway and should be ready for at least part of the upcoming basketball season, an official said.

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.

Second counterfeiting ring suspect captured after chase in Harvest area, third suspect still at large  WHNT News 19

MADISON COUNTY, Ala. - Deputies from Limestone and Madison counties spent more than two hours pursuing a counterfeiting suspect who they said ran from ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 just got his wings' — East student dies after long illness  News Courier

The announcement Monday of Alex Hoover's death was much less controversial than the last two years of his life.

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 ...

ComMITted to excellence: County students thrive at MIT camp  News Courier

Three Limestone County high school seniors spent the better part of their summer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where they explored ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Alex Hoover Act one step closer to becoming law  News Courier

Two house bills, named in honor of Alex Hoover, a 16-year-old East Limestone High School student who lost his battle with a rare heart condition last year, have ...

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.

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, ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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

Who ranks No. 1 in Alabama? Three Birmingham-area schools made the top five in a new survey ranking the best public schools for athletes in the state of ...

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 ...

Limestone BOE synopsis | Limestone County  The Decatur Daily

The Limestone County Board of Education on Thursday:

Alabama's top 20: High school ACT scores

The high schools listed below are the schools in the state of Alabama with the highest average ACT scores during the 2015-2016 school year.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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

Alex Rene Hoover. Alex Hoover and his mom, Rene, celebrated after he returned to school Thursday. Alex Hoover on his first day back at East Limestone High ...

'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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Calamity at sea: Local man OK after shipwreck  News Courier

An Athens couple breathed a sigh of relief late Friday after finding out their grandson, who was aboard the USS Fitzgerald, was safe following a deadly collision.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

24 North Alabama students part of HudsonAlpha Biotech internship program

Internships include science, biology and genomic areas as well as communications, education and marketing positions. Some students will work with ...

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 ...

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 ...

Children's of Alabama celebrates kids' heart health  WBRC FOX6 News -

Kids suffering from cardiovascular disease may seem rare, but they often require the care of a pediatric subspecialist like those found only at Children's of ...

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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