Frankie and Laura Powell honored

Pastor Frankie Powell brought his lovely wife, Laura, to Oneonta in November 1988 and began a ministry at The World Outreach Center that would eventually live up to its name. During the last 20 years, the church has mushroomed into a truly worldwide Christian ministry. Under Powell’s leadership, growth in attendance and financial resources has made countless outreach programs and […]


SINGINGS EDGEWOOD MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH on county road 13, Locust Fork, has its annual singing Saturday, Dec. 6, at 6 p.m. Specials are The Davidsons and Sacred Harvest. CENTRE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH announces singing Dec. 7 at 6 p.m. with trio New Ground as guests. Directions: Go on Ala. 75 to county road 36; church is 1/4 mile on the […]


OPIE EUGENIA FOUNTAIN, 94, died Nov. 23, 2008, at her Oneonta residence. A Blount native, she was a member of Bethel Baptist Church and Eastern Star. She was the daughter of the late Edward Andrew and Jessie Eugenia Herring Chappell but was reared by her late uncle and aunt, Rev. Ellis and Maude Herring. Her husband, C. W. Fountain, also […]


PET PHOTOS WITH SANTA will be taken by Blount County Animal Shelter volunteers Sunday, Dec. 7, and Sunday, Dec. 21, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Trussville PetSmart. BCASI will receive a donation from each photo package sold. BLOUNT COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER membership meeting is Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. at Cleveland Community Center. A pot-luck dinner will […]

2008-11-26 E-Edition