Easter's witnesses

Background Scripture: Luke 24:36-53 Devotional Reading: Acts 2:22-32. I confess that last week’s column gave me quite a bit of trouble. As you may remember, the scripture passages for each week are selected, not by me, but by a committee representing 40 denominations that use the Uniform Lesson Series. The passage the committee selected for last week was Luke 24:1-12, […]


SINGINGS WELCOME NO. 2 BAPTIST CHURCH singing Sunday, April 19, at 2 p.m. with the King’s Messengers as guests. James Turner is singing chairman, and Johnny Allred is pastor. ABUNDANT LIFE CENTER on 231 south in Oneonta will have a singing Saturday, April 18, at 7 p.m. Specials will be Three in One. ALLGOOD BAPTIST CHURCH singing will be Sunday, […]



You would think during a distressful economic crisis such as the one we are facing now, people would be flocking to places of worship seeking divine guidance and intervention. Amazingly, that is not the case. According to a recent Newsweek poll, church attendance and religious affiliation are actually declining. In fact, the poll reveals that the number of people claiming […]


The Blount Countian generally does not publish obituaries unless the deceased have direct connections to this county. If your relative’s obit did not appear in the paper, that is probably the reason. JAMES ROSCOE COPPOCK, 91, of Oneonta, died April 9, 2009, at Altoona Health and Rehab. For over 32 years, he was manager of Watson’s Department Store (later known […]


SNEAD POLICE DEPARTMENT will conduct roadblocks and driver’slicense checks within its police jurisdiction through April. GET TICKETS; HELP LIBRARY Oneonta Public Library is one of Alabama’s public libraries that have teamed up with the Verizon Wireless BamaJam Music and Arts Festival to offer a special promotional ticket price for a three-day musical event June 4-June 6 in Enterprise. Among country […]

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