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Student charged with gun threat at Elkmont High School  WAFF

Kayla Phillips, 18, is accused of threatening school violence with a gun. She is charged with making a terrorist threat.

BREAKING: Incident at Elkmont High School quickly contained  News Courier

A Toney man is out on bond after he was arrested Friday on a charge of carrying brass knuckles on the campus of Elkmont High School, according to officials ...

Elkmont families remember Isaac Batrum during Senior Night  WHNT News 19

LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala.- A high school senior from Elkmont was killed last week in a car wreck. On Friday evening, Isaac Batrum's football team took the field ...

Teen wreck victims ID'd; family raising funds for funeral  News Courier

The wreck Saturday afternoon on East Limestone Road claimed the life of Isaac Batrum and severely injured Montana Worley, according to social media and ...

Remembering Isaac Batrum: High school senior killed in Limestone County wreck  WHNT News 19

ELKMONT, Ala. - A Limestone County community is mourning the loss of 17-year-old Isaac Batrum Monday. Batrum was killed in a car accident Saturday.

Sisk: 'No credible threat' at Elkmont | Local News  News Courier

Limestone County School Superintendent Dr. Tom Sisk confirmed a verbal altercation that took place between two students at Elkmont High School on ...

Limestone County Schools personnel actions | Local News  News Courier

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

1 dead, another injured from Limestone County wreck, funeral arrangements made  WHNT News 19

LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. — 17-year-old Elkmont teen Isaac Batrum, an Elkmont High School student, passed away Saturday in a single-vehicle accident on ...

Limestone County Schools personnel actions for July 10 | Local News  News Courier

The following personnel actions were approved at the July 10 meeting of the Limestone County Board of Education:

Car shows planned Saturday in Elkmont, Priceville | Local News  The Decatur Daily

Muscle cars, hot rods, rat rods, motorcycles, custom trucks and antique automobiles will be on display in Elkmont and Priceville on Saturday.

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:

Elkmont students hold alternative to national school violence walkout  WAAY

Encouraging kindness to one another was the theme at Elkmont High School Wednesday, as they honored the Parkland school shooting victims.

Elkmont farm gains fame for quality beef | Local News  News Courier

Tucked away in the small community of Elkmont sits a rolling farm known for its quality cattle and strong generational ties.

Elkmont's Boley a special athlete | Local Sports  News Courier

Editor's Note: This is the third in a series highlighting the inductees into the 2018 class of the Limestone County Sports Hall of Fame. The hall of fame banquet, ...

'Deployed dad' surprises son at graduation in Limestone Co.  WAAY

Nathaniel Owen was deployed in Afghanistan for thirteen months. He's now back home, but his son—who just graduated from Elkmont High School—had no ...

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:

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 ...

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 ...

East Limestone wins boys, girls county championships | Local Sports  News Courier

Cole Tiemann saw the ball and potentially East Limestone's first ever boys Limestone County tournament championship bouncing in front of the Tanner goal, ...

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.

Limestone commission chairman, District 3 seats on Tuesday ballot  The Decatur Daily

ATHENS — Two candidates running for public office for the first time want to be the next chairman of the Limestone County Commission, and a one-term county ...

UPDATE: Weather causes issues for Limestone County Schools, Ice no longer over road near school  WAAY

A broken water line at one school and frozen brake lines were causing problems as students headed to school Thursday morning.

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 ...

County school budget woes may lead to layoffs  News Courier

Financial woes continue to plague the Limestone County school system, forcing the school board to consider a proposal that would eliminate more than 30 ...

Four Elkmont High seniors expelled from school after hazing incident

Four Elkmont High School seniors have been expelled from school for one calendar year after a hazing incident involving a freshman student, Limestone County ...

Incumbent, former legislator and two political novices running for Senate, House races  The Decatur Daily

Medicaid, a lottery and preparing the workforce for the Mazda Toyota plant and other employers are among issues cited by candidates for Senate District 2 and ...

Former Elkmont student athlete loses her battle with cancer  WAFF

A former Limestone County student athlete has died and a community is in mourning.

Deployed dad makes surprise visit to son's graduation  News Courier

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Nathaniel Owen flew from Afghanistan to Alabama this week just to see his 18-year-old son graduate from Elkmont High School.

Former Elkmont softball player Leah Seibert dies following battle with cancer

Former Elkmont softball player Leah Seibert died Tuesday night following a battle with cancer. She was 18. Seibert was the 2017 Bryant-Jordan Ken and Betty ...

Primary candidate questionnaire — Collin Daly | Local News  News Courier

Editor's note: The following questionnaire was sent to Republican candidates for Limestone County Commission chairman who qualified to appear on the June ...

Athens Parks and Rec director Wiley dies at 49  News Courier

Athens City Hall was a somber place Monday, as the city mourned the loss of Athens Cemetery, Parks and Recreation Director Ben Wiley, who died Saturday at ...

Family mourns the loss of woman killed in fatal Cullman wreck  WHNT News 19

ATHENS, Ala. - April Landinger lost her life in a fatal car wreck in Cullman on Monday. She left behind her six-year-old daughter Mia and her mother Deborah ...

Yarbrough, Rattlers top Indians in semis | High School  The Decatur Daily

ELKMONT — Approaching the basket in transition, CJ Yarbrough watched as a shot bounced off the rim.

Box tops bring children's author to Elkmont High School  News Courier

ELKMONT — Approximately 600 elementary students at Elkmont High School saved enough box tops through the “Box Tops for Education” program to book ...

Many famed faces spoke at Elkmont 'wax museum'  News Courier

Elvis, President Donald Trump, former first lady Michelle Obama, NASCAR speedster Dale Earnhardt Jr., soccer superstar Pele, Hollywood superstar Lucille Ball ...

Special Art Class for Elkmont High School Students

LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) - Students in Limestone County are getting exposed to something different. Sixty high school students got a chance to ...

Public records for 4/11/17 | Local News  News Courier

Restaurant ratings. Limestone County restaurant inspection ratings for April 3-7. Editor's Note: The News Courier will publish, to the best of its knowledge, ...

“Welcome Back, Garris”

ELKMONT, Ala. (WHNT) - Maybe if you're old enough, you might remember the old television sitcom, "Welcome Back, Kotter." It was about a man who returned ...

HOUND DOG HALF: Elkmont race returns with new name  News Courier

When an Elkmont dog stole the spotlight by finishing an entire half-marathon by herself last year, people around the world heard the story of Ludivine.

Limestone County Tournament begins Saturday | Local Sports  News Courier

Not many high school basketball teams will get to experience the atmosphere and excitement of playing in the state tournament, and only a few more even get to ...

Every dog has her day: hound takes seventh place in Alabama half marathon  The Guardian

Ludivine, a young hound dog, finished a race that featured 165 humans – even after she took a break to investigate a dead rabbit.

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 ...

Woman mourns death of best friend, Limestone native  News Courier

For many teens in Athens and Limestone County, the home shared by Mike Hankins and his wife Lisa on Yarbrough Road was a fun place to swim, laugh and ...

Limestone County, Athens districts see changes for new school year  The Decatur Daily

Lisa Davis spent Thursday morning setting up the library in her kindergarten classroom at the new Sugar Creek Elementary School.

Candlelight Vigil Planned For Teen Who Died In Wreck Near Elkmont  WHNT

(WHNT) - The family of a teenager who died in a wreck earlier this week will hold a candlelight vigil in her memory tonight.Kayla Rachelle Allen Maynard, 17, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Hound Bandits Half Marathon in Alabama  Runner's World

Early Saturday morning, Ludivine, a 2½-year-old hound dog, was let out of the house in Elkmont, Alabama, to do her business. Prone to roaming around town at ...

Limestone BOE synopsis | Limestone County  The Decatur Daily

The Limestone County Board of Education on Thursday:

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.

Mother of pilot killed in crash: 'Say good things about my son'  News Courier

The family of Nick Loggins, the 18-year-old pilot killed in the Saturday wreck of his single-engine plane, was savoring their memories of their only son.

Standridge takes over as ELHS baseball coach  Moulton Advertiser

The head baseball coach position was left vacated at East Lawrence High School when Ryan Bowerman left for his alma mater, Lawrence County High, a short ...

Athens rec director Wiley, 'vital part of community,' dies at 49  The Decatur Daily

ATHENS — Funeral services will be held Wednesday morning for Ben Wiley, 49, the director of the city of Athens' Cemetery, Parks and Recreation, who died ...

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 ...

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 students earn national credentials | Local News  News Courier

Two students representing Limestone Career Technical Center brought home praise for their school last week at the SkillsUSA national competition.

THIS 'N' THAT: Local piano tuner doubles as church music director  News Courier

This week I sat down with Joey Hall at my house to talk about his career as a piano tuner. He is going to tune and restore my piano.

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.

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.

Holiday Spirit: Guide to 50 Christmas parades, concerts and home tours  The Decatur Daily

The wreaths adorning town squares, shops echoing with Christmas carols and rows of decorated evergreen trees lining city parks signal the arrival of the ...

Community mourns young couple | Archives  News Courier

Wayland and Brenda Jarrett — a couple who has had to bear more than most — is for the third time grieving the death of a son, this time their.

Adorable surprise racer finishes at the Elkmont Half-Marathon in Alabama  Canadian Running Magazine

The Elkmont Half-Marathon had a surprise finisher as Ludivine the hound finished the race seventh overall in just over 90 minutes.

Trump or Clinton? How did your school vote in mock election among Alabama school students?

Republican Donald Trump should be the next president, according to votes casts in a mock election held among Alabama school students.

Alabama native slain in Georgia; boyfriend charged with murder

An Alabama native believed to be pregnant was found slain in northwest Georgia this weekend, and her boyfriend has been charged with murder.

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 ...

Local athletes win big at Bryant-Jordan Scholarship banquet  Northwest Georgia News

BIRMINGHAM - Over 100 high school regional senior honorees were recognized and awarded more than $300000 in scholarships Monday night at the ...

AHSAA Sportsmanship Spotlight: Oneonta Football Team Learns From Struggles of 'Joe H'  The Birmingham News -

Oneonta High School's football team was on mission of destiny in the 2011 prep football season. However, the destiny had nothing to do with going undefeated ...

Decatur Police: Package at Daikin Plant Contained Marijuana

DECATUR, Ala (WHNT) -Decatur Police say the suspicious package found Thursday morning at the Daikin plant contained a large amount of marijuana. The FBI ...

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