By Roxanne Thompson
A church in Thornton, hearing the many news accounts from across the country of people attacking law enforcement officers, decided to show in a very tangible way their appreciation of Limestone County law enforcement.
First United Methodist Church of Thornton donated $1,200 to the Sheriff’s Office, enough to buy two bullet-proof vests for county deputies, many of whom have none.
Kay Alston, chair of the administrative council of Thornton FUMC, and the Rev. Steve Nance, pastor of Thornton FUMC, appeared at commissioners court’s most recent meeting, which was Sept. 27, to present the donation, since donations are required to go through the court.
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