From the Athens News Courier
Pure imagination Today at 2:00AM
Dennis finds fit at Brookhill Yesterday at 2:00AM
Swing low, sweet temperatures 7/17/2014
Hill, Melson win runoff elections 7/15/2014
Hill is unopposed for the position in the November general election.
So long, suckers 7/15/2014
City and homeowners combat pests.
Hot and Tarred 7/13/2014
From The Decatur Daily
Police lieutenant witnesses drug deal 4 hours ago
ATHENS — An Athens Police lieutenant arrested two men after witnessing a drug deal Tuesday in the post office parking lot, authorities said.
NASHVILLE (AP) — An Ardmore man left profanity-filled voice mails with Tennessee's homeland security office threatening to kill President Barack Obama and other officials, saying in one that he …
Flash flood watch in Limestone as storms approach 10 hours ago
The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for western Limestone County until 1:30 p.m. today.Chris Darden, meteorologist at the weather service’s Huntsville office, said a slowly …
Donor wall deadline set for new Athens library 11 hours ago
ATHENS— Aug. 15 is the deadline for inclusion on the new Athens-Limestone Public Library’s donor wall.Contributors of $5,000 or more to the library’s foundation will be included on this …
Police Briefs Yesterday at 11:26PM
Officials: Worker admits to theft
Police Reports Yesterday at 10:00PM
ATHENS— The Limestone County Commission has agreed to a $5,500 fine imposed by the Alabama Department of Environmental Management.
More parents pay for choice 7/20/2014
Trips to South Carolina, Florida and Boston with the chorus are cherished memories for Hartselle High graduate Caleb Byrd.
Police reports 7/19/2014
Unemployment rises in Valley 7/18/2014
Unemployment rose locally in June, but a University of Alabama economist said the one-month increase isn't a major concern.
From Huntsville Times
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 …
2nd suspect arrested in Athens Senior Center burglary Yesterday at 7:38PM
David Eugene Johnson, 47, was charged with third-degree burglary Tuesday and taken to the Limestone County Jail. He is the second suspect in this case after police arrested 18-year-old Jonathan …
Man accused of demolishing, overturning 70 headstones at Limestone County cemetery to be tried Sept. 15 Yesterday at 5:00PM
A Falkville man arrested in 2012 after authorities say he was captured on surveillance video vandalizing dozens of headstones in a rural Tanner cemetery will go on trial Sept. 15 in Limestone County …
Senior Center employees told police they arrived for work Friday morning to find the front door broken out several items missing. Police determined someone threw a piece of concrete through the door …
Police responded to a domestic violence call in the 2200 block of Sunset Drive at approximately 10 p.m. Thursday. The woman told police her ex-boyfriend came over and strangled her. Officers searched …
The home belonged to Ronald Golden, who is scheduled for trial in September on 22 counts of animal cruelty. Golden is accused of buying kittens of Craigslist to torture and kill them inside the …
Investigators say they found Leslie Allen Downer, 33, at the motel with a baggie containing 36.5grams of meth. They kept searching and reported finding two other bags with small amounts of meth. …
Limestone County deputies are among the latest law officers in Alabama to receive body cameras to wear as part of their uniforms to record interactions with the public.
A 35-year-old woman is accused of having sex with a 15-year-old boy while she was a substitute teacher Clements High School.
Republican Tim Melson will face Democratic candidate Mike Curtis for the Alabama Senate District 1 seat in the Nov. 2 general election.