Limestone County to receive more vests

By Roxanne Thompson
Staff Writer
The people of Limestone County, especially a church in Thornton, are again showing their care for the safety of Sheriff’s deputies by donating money to buy seven more bullet-proof vests.
County commissioners are expected to accept the donations at their meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 10. The court will also recognize a 4-H student who has achieved 4-H’s highest honor, approve several agreements concerning the Road and Bridge Department, the Sheriff’s Office and Jail, and make their final approval on a new website to encourage tourism in Limestone County.
As for the Sheriff’s Office donations, the plans are for representatives of First United Methodist Church, Thornton, to present the funds to the court. In a similar but separate matter, resident Evelyn Beard will make her own donation to buy a bullet-proof vest for deputies.
On a different subject, commissioners plan to recognize a 4-H Gold Star winner, the third in one family.

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