Sub-region games

Two Blount County teams – Hayden girls and Cleveland boys – will host this week’s sub-region games while the other three – Oneonta boys, Locust Fork and Susan Moore girls – will have to travel. On paper, at least, the home teams should have a much easier time. The Hayden girls will tangle Thursday night with a Parker squad that […]

Smith signs with Snead State

Susan Moore’s Jennifer Smith signed a softball scholarship last week with Snead State Community College. Smith (pictured – third from right – with Susan Moore principal Clay Daughtry, Susan Moore softball coach David Stanford, Snead State softball coach Lisa Murray, and parents Tina and Jerry Smith) hit .438 last year for the Bulldogs with 16 doubles, four triples, and 15 […]


ONEONTA SOFTBALL REGISTRATION will continue through Saturday, Feb. 21. Players can register Monday – Friday from 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Oneonta Rec Center and on Saturday, Feb. 14, and Saturday, Feb. 21, at the Oneonta Depot from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. The registration fee is $94. For more information, call 625-3534. SNEAD YOUTH BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL […]

Appalachian students join SADD program

Appalachian High School students have opened a chapter of SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions). Originally known as Students Against Drunk Driving, the program has been expanded and renamed to become a peer-to-peer education, prevention, and activism organization dedicated to preventing destructive decisions that lead particularly to underage drinking but also to other drug use, risky and impaired driving, teen violence, […]

Lacks -Woodard

Mark and Kathy Lacks of Oneonta and Alan and Sonya Watts of Cleveland announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kayla Faye Lacks, to Shannon Keith Woodard, son of Shannon and Tracy Woodard of Cleveland and Kaysi Grigsby of Argo. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Bill and Patsy Lacks of Oneonta, A.J. and Barbara Gilbert of Cleveland, […]

Cordle -Fulmer

Herbie H. Cordle and Alice B. Cordle of Montgomery and Charley M. Tolbert of Crestview, Fla., announce the engagement of their daughter, Tara Nicole Cordle of Pelham, to Joseph H. “Joey” Fulmer of Pelham, son of Joe Fulmer and Kay Fulmer, both of Oneonta. The bride-elect is also the daughter of the late Jeri S. Tolbert The bride-elect is the […]


ALLYSON JAYCIE CHAPPELL celebrated her first birthday with an Abby Cadabby party Saturday, Jan.31. Born Feb. 4, 2008, Allie is the daughter of Jason and Lori Chappell of Pinson. Grandparents are J.C. and Edith Chappell of Remlap and Reba and Thomas Irwin of Moody. Great-grandparents are Shirley Forman of Cook Springs; Bill and Barbara Forman of Odenville; Monica Geraldine Moody […]


DYLAN COLE SELF celebrated his first birthday Jan. 3, 2009, with a party at Palisades Park attended by many friends and family members. He is the son of Teddy and Nichole Self of Horton and the grandson of Jerry and Wanna Price of Horton and Ted and Nena Self of Cleveland. Great-grandparents are M.C. and Jean Davis of Horton, Dennis […]


DANIEL WESLEY HAZELRIG marked his first birthday Oct. 18, 2008, with a Winniethe Pooh party at home with many family members and friends attending. Wes is the son of Phillip and Karen Hazelrig of Cleveland. Grandparents are Danny and Beth Richards of Hayden and Virginia Hazelrig and the late Wes Hazelrig of Cleveland. His great-grandmother is Mattie Lee Richards of […]


EVAN MICHAEL WILLS celebrated his fourth birthday Feb. 10, 2009. Son of Michael Wills of Oneonta and Stephine and Randy Lowe of Snead, he has one brother, Austin Lowe. Grandparents are Donna and Tom Willis of Oneonta and the late Michael Horsley. Great-grandparents are the late Ruby and Don Shumate, the late Mildred Mayes, and the late Porter Wills.