The wedding of Autumn Lee Logan and Roy Curtis Alexander, both of Blountsville, will be an event of Saturday, Jan. 3, 2009, at 4 p.m. at Fowler Springs Baptist Church, 1108 Fowler Springs Road, Blountsville. Everyone is invited to attend. Miss Logan is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Brent Newsome of Blountsville and Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Logan of […]


NEELY ARTS CENTER STUDENTS ready to perform in the annual hymn festival sponsored by the Alabama Baptist Association at First Baptist Church of Oneonta. The students prepared hymns and scales for the festival and were also asked to sight-read specific hymns. Pictured are (back row from left) Autumn King, Anna Casey, Alana Phillips, and Abby Latta; (front row) Tyler Cardwell […]


The road from Bethlehem

Background Scripture: Luke 2:1-20. Devotional Reading: Psalms 107:1-15. My earliest Christmas memory is based upon an experience when I was four or five years old. It was a cold Christmas Eve and, for some reason that I didn’t know, we drove about five miles into the countryside to a church that was not our own. As we entered the candlelit […]



The arrest of Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich on corruption charges drives home the point that political malfeasance is not the sole possession of any one political party. There are those all along the political spectrum who are willing to sell out principle for power and money. Although given the depth and cynicism of Blagojevich’s behavior, if convicted, he may actually […]


HOLIDAY PROGRAMS HARMONY MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will present a “Live Nativity” Saturday, Dec. 20, from 6 to 8 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. The church is located on county road 42. ONEONTA SECOND BAPTIST CHURCH will present “From the Manger to the Judgment” Sunday, Dec. 21, at 5 p.m. All are invited to the service at the church, located […]


JOHN R. BAUER, 82, of Oneonta, died Dec. 15, 2008. He was a former member of Roebuck Christian Church where he was baptized, and he served with the Army Air Corps during World War II. Bauer retired from Dial Corporation in 1990 as a sales manager and also worked at Hunt Wesson Food for about 20 years in sales and […]


ENERGY ASSISTANCE FROM PROJECT SHARE The Blount County Service Center of the American Red Cross will begin accepting applications Jan. 5 for Project SHARE, the energy assistance program for low-income elderly or disabled individuals. Residents of Blount County can set up appointments by calling the Project SHARE office at 274-2115. To qualify for assistance, the family income must be within […]

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