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2017-04-19 / News Briefs

News Briefs

NARFE CHAPTER 942 will meet tomorrow, April 20, at Catfish Cabin restaurant, at 10 a.m. Guest speaker will be Tracy Honea, mayor of Albertville.

BLOUNT COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY will meet Sunday, April 23, at 2 p.m., at the Blount County Memorial Museum.

HOMESCHOOLING 101 A meeting will be held Sunday, April 23, from 2 p.m. until 3:30 p.m., at The Neely Arts Center. The topic is how to begin homeschooling at any age and is informational only. There will be guest speakers.

CITY OF ONEONTA will have a public hearing on Tuesday, April 25, at 5:15 p.m., to discuss alcohol license applications of Heritage Golf, Pounders Seafood, and Toke Sushi Bar and Grill. The public is invited.

APPALACHIAN PTSO BANQUET will be Saturday, April 22, at 6 p.m., at the school gym. The all-you-can-eat dinner will be catered by Whiskers Catfish. Entertainment will be provided, and there will be a live and silent auction. Tickets are $25 and proceeds benefit Appalachian schools. Tickets are available at the school office or at the door the day of the banquet.

BLOUNT COUNTY MEMORIAL MUSEUM will host Nimrod T. Frazer, author of Send the Alabamians: World War I Fighters in the Rainbow Division, on Sunday, April 23, at 2 p.m., at the museum. The book recounts the story of the 167th Infantry Regiment of the WWI Rainbow Division from their recruitment to their service in eastern France during the final months of the war. The free event is open to the public.

BLOUNT COUNTY DEMOCRATIC EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE will meet Saturday, April 29, at 9:30 a.m., in the conference room of the Frank Green Office Building. The public is invited.

BLUE BELL REUNION will be Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m., at the Woodmen of the World building in Oneonta. Bring a covered dish and memories to share. Phone Bonnie Boatwright at 274-7771 with questions.

ONEONTA HIGH SCHOOL BAND CONCERT will be Sunday, April 30, at 2 p.m., in Eris Horton Auditorium. No admission charge, but donations will be accepted to benefit the J.B. Pennington band, whose equipment was lost during the school fire.

CRUZIN’ THE GROVE The classic car cruise-in will be Saturday, April 29, beginning at 10 a.m., at West End High School. Registration begins at 9 a.m., and awards given at 2 p.m. Sponsored by the West End band boosters, the show is open, meaning cars, trucks, motorcycles, special interest vehicles, and tractors are invited. Entry fee is $20 and benefits school band projects.

HAYDEN LIONS CLUB GOLF TOURNAMENT will be Saturday, April 29, beginning at 1 p.m., at Heritage Golf Club in Oneonta. Entry fee is $240 per four-man team. Proceeds benefit Lions Club projects in the community. For more information or to register, phone Doug Reid at 531-6801 or Tim Sosebee at 568-0076.

ART ON THE LAKE The 56th annual event will be Saturday, April 22, and Sunday April 23, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., both days at the Guntersville Rec Center (1500 Sunset Drive). There will be paintings, sculptures, photography, needle crafts, wood crafts, food, games, and much more for sale and activities for all ages. Admission is $2 for ages 13 and up and free for children 12 and under. Phone Julie at 256-653-0991 or visit for more information.

HIGHWAY 132 YARD SALE will be Friday, April 28, and Saturday, April 29. For more information, phone 589-2311.

MISS APRIL SHOWER PAGEANT sponsored by the Susan Moore High School Band will be Sunday, April 30, at 2 p.m., with registration beginning at 1 p.m. A voluntary pre-registration and walk-through will be Thursday, April 27, at 5 p.m. Entry fee is $50. A queen and two alternates per division will be named. Admission $5 for adults, $3 for students.

ONEONTA BUSINESS ASSOCIATION The Classic Cruise-In will be Saturday, April 29, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m., downtown. There will be inflatables, oldies music, and some merchants will be open late. No charge to attend, but there is a $3 per child cost for unlimited jumping on inflatables.

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