Lady Panthers move on to section tournament


The Cleveland Lady Panthers finished second in last week’s 2A Area 13 Tournament at Cold Springs and secured a spot in this week’s section tournament at the Huntsville Sportsplex. Cleveland advanced but it wasn’t easy. The Lady Panthers took the scenic route by losing the first game of the tournament 7-5 to Falkville and then winning three straight in the […]

Redskin boys fourth in state


The Oneonta boys tennis team finished fourth in the 4A State Tournament held last week in Montgomery. The finish is the highest ever for an Oneonta tennis team. Individually, Zac Gargus, playing at No. 5 singles, finished as the state runner-up while Garrett Shaw made the semifinals at No. 2. Zach Page (No. 3), Trevor Sanders (No. 4), and Patrick […]


DUKE UNIVERSITY HEAD FOOTBALL COACH DAVID CUTCLIFFE will be the guest of the Knights of Columbus and Corpus Christi Church at Breakfast with the Coach. The event will be Saturday, May 23, at 8 a.m. at Twin Oaks in Oneonta. Tickets are $20 each and each ticket admits one adult and one guest 15 or younger. Sponsorships packages for businesses […]

Playoffs put on hold

Athletes from across the state were placed in limbo last week by the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) after suspected cases of swine flu were reported in the state. The decision was made to postpone all AHSAA-sanctioned state playoffs in every sport. Monday, the association met and decided that the playoffs would continue but in an effort to keep […]

Musical to be presented at Oneonta for first time

Oneonta High School will present two performances of “Thoroughly Modern Millie” at 7 p.m. Friday, May 15, and Saturday, May 16. Tickets are $7 each for the musical, which is being presented here for the first time. Based on the 1967 movie starring Julie Andrews, Mary Tyler Moore, and Carol Channing, the musical is directed by Sara Holt Towns and […]


Russell and Diane Pinyan announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Paige Amanda Pinyan, to Jason Marcus Moore, son of Linda Moore and the late Lelan Moore. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Don and Lounette Miller, the late Barbara Miller, and the late Kermit and Edna Pinyan. She is a 2002 graduate of J.B. Pennington High School and a […]


James and Peggy Bradley of Altoona announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Brooke Bradley, to Barry Michael Johnson, son of Barry and Susan Johnson of Easley. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Pat Casey and the late Martha Casey of Oneonta, Hazel and Jerry Owens of Walnut Grove, and the late Eugene Bradley also of Walnut Grove. She is […]


Gena Ryan of Remlap and Joe Ryan of Walnut Grove announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Riley Michelle Ryan of Cleveland, to Jeffrey Wayne Bailey Jr., son of Patti A. White Bailey and Jeffrey Wayne Bailey Sr. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mollie Harvey of Allgood, Randall Harvey of Gadsden, and Marilin Gurley of Snead. She […]


Birthday LYLA ELIZABETH CLEVELAND celebrated her second birthday February 15. She is the daughter of Jonathan and Charity Cleveand of Oneonta and the granddaughter of Eddy and Lorene Hill of Altoona and Harold Wayne and Joan Cleveland of Oneonta. Lyla also has a big sister Ella, who is five.


LILLY GRACE WHITT was born March 24, 2009, at St. Vincent’s weighing 8 lbs. 14 oz. and measuring 20 1/2 inches. Lilly Grace and her sister Kaitlyn are daughters of Brian and Kristina Whitt of Oneonta. Grandparents are Jimmy and Susie Nash, Glenn and Joan Whitt, Linda LaRocque, and Jerry Baker. Great-grandparents are Carl and Margaret Whitt.