Former Susan Moore student gets outstanding award



Austin Peay State University sophomore and former Susan Moore student, Sydney Gosnell, recently earned the school’s “Matthew Beebe Outstanding Sophomore in Geology Award.” In addition, she has attained the President’s List every semester since her enrollment in 2007. Sydney pursues a bachelor of science degree in geology to prepare her for a related career with the National Aeronautics and Space […]

Price-Fuller



Rusty and Brenda Skinner of Oneonta announce the engagement of their daughter, Kimberly Ann Price, to Joshua Steven (Buck) Fuller, son of Doug and Lynda Fuller of Straight Mountain. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Harvey and Pat Fudge of Snead, Houston and Shirley Donaldson and the late Ira Skinner of Perry, Fla. She is a 2006 graduate of Adamsville […]

Weaver – Stewart



Bobby and Paula Weaver of Oneonta announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittany Amber Weaver, to Brandon Michael Stewart of Snead, son of Mike and Sherry Stewart of Demopolis. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Robbie Weaver Ashworth of Altoona, the late Jimmy C. Weaver and the late Billie Royce Ashworth of Oneonta, the late Travis Goodwin of Remlap, and […]

Quilters give three seniors scholarships



Blount County Quilters Guild members announce that Julianna Lind Harvey and Madeline NeSmith of Oneonta High School and George Purpura IV of Susan Moore High School are winners of the three $1000 scholarships the guild awarded to senior students in Blount County this year. Twenty-two essays were written by applicants for the scholarships, and guild members wish they could have […]

Hayden High School sets Choir and Art Extravaganza



Hayden High School music and art departments will hold their annual joint concert and exhibit on Tuesday, May 19, at 6 p.m. Called the Choir and Art Extravaganza, the event is free of charge to the community. It is separated into three parts, featuring the first half of the choir concert in the cafetorium. After an intermission at the halfway […]

Birthday



WALKER AND WILLIAM BITTLE celebrated their second birthdays March 31, 2009. Sons of Dawayne and Amanda Bittle, they have two big sisters, Makenzie, 10, and Graeson, 7. Grandparents are Bill and Gail Bynum and Judy Bittle. Great-grandparents are Slue and Dean Layfield.

Birth



ELIZABETH VICTORIA WHITED was born at 7:45 p.m. March 26, 2009, at St. Vincent’s East. Evie weighed 7 lbs. 13 oz. and was 21 inches long. She is the daughter of J.D. and Erica Whited and granddaughter of Neal and Vicky Whited and Ricky and Liz Hicks, all of Oneonta. Greatgrandparents are Robert and Marie Jolly of Cleveland, the late […]

Birth



CLAIRE ELIZABETH MAZE, daughter of Jeff and Hannah Maze, was born March 5, 2009, at Cullman Regional Medical Center. Claire weighed 8 lbs. 5 oz. and measured 21 1/2 inches. Her grandparents are Chris and Pam Green of Royal and Dennis and Kay Maze of Horton. Her great-grandparents are Frank Green of Oneonta, Nedra Green of Hanceville, Alton and Shirley […]

Article



JESSICA NICHOLE McELVEY has been awarded a four-year salutatorian’s scholarship for acadmic excellence from the University of North Alabama. Daughter of Major Hilton and Sandy McElvey of Cleveland, she will graduate this month as salutatorian at Cleveland High School. During her senior year, she was CHS feature twirler, first-chair trumpet for concert band, and a member of the drama team, […]

OBITUARIES



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