Susan Moore to host Blount County Jamboree


All six schools in the Blount County system will play jamboree football games at Susan Moore this week. J.B. Pennington, Appalachian, and Cleveland will play tomorrow night (Thursday) with Hayden, Locust Fork, and host Susan Moore meeting on Friday evening. Thursday’s schedule has J.B. Pennington meeting Appalachian at 6 p.m. followed by Appalachian and Cleveland at 7 p.m. J.B. Pennington […]

Two Redskin golfers sign scholarships

Two members of Oneonta High School’s golf team have signed college scholarships. Casey O’Toole has signed to play for Samford University while Paul Harris has signed with Central Alabama Community College in Alexander City. The two seniors helped to lead Oneonta to a fourth-place finish at the 2008 4A state tournament and a fifth-place finish in 2009. The Redskins were […]


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 […]

She’s an outstanding volunteer

special to The Blount Countian

Katie Whisenant had no idea what she was getting into when she attended her Beta Club meeting in May 2007. During that meeting Alacare spoke about becoming a volunteer to work with hospice patients. Katie is a dedicated volunteer in the Alacare’s Oneonta branch. She files and does other administrative duties to support the staff caring for terminally ill patients. […]


Dale and Joni Lee of Jamestown, Tenn., announce the engagement of their daughter, Tori Kaye Lee, of Cleveland, Tenn., to William Bradley Jessen, also of Cleveland, Tenn., son of Gary and Tara Jessen of Susan Moore. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Lee of Jamestown, Tenn., JoAnn Walker of Baton Rouge, La., and the late J.C. […]

50th Anniversary

Clayton and Rhea Hoomes will mark their 50th wedding anniversary with a celebration hosted by their children Sunday, May 24, between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. at Cleveland Church of Christ, located at 64040 Highway 231 in Cleveland. All friends and relatives are invited. The family requests no gifts.


Olen Goble Jr. and Sandy Foster, both of Susan Moore, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their mother, Corinne Burns Goble, of Susan Moore, to Donald Elrod of Oneonta, whose children are Charles Elrod of Gadsden, Donna Hopper of Stockville, Miss., and Patsy Nix of Warner Robbins, Ga. The couple will marry Saturday, May 30, 2009, at 2 p.m. […]


KOLLIN LEE WESTON, son of Anthony and Stefanie Weston, was born March 8, 2009, at St. Vincent’s Birmingham. Kollin weighed 6 lbs. 14 oz. and was 19 1/2 inches long. His grandparents are Randy and Sandra Murphree of Rosa, Eddie Weston of Cleveland, and Sandra Jackson of Blountsville. His great-grandparents are Cecil Latta of Oneonta, the late Barbara Latta, Julie […]


HAYDEN ALEXIS HUDSON, daughter of Lasey Grigsby and Jacob Hudson of Cleveland, was born March 29, 2009, weighing 8 lbs. 11 oz. and measuring 20 1/4 inches. Hayden is the granddaughter of David and Sharon Myrick of Cleveland, the late Terry Grigsby, and Roger and Jackie Hudson of Tuscaloosa. Her great-grandparents are Wilma Price of Hayden, the late Rev. Willard […]


KAYLA BROOKE TUCKER, 11-year-old sixthgrader at Cleveland Elementary School, won the title of Little Miss Panther Profile 2009 and was second alternate in the Junior Miss Blount County pageant. She is the daughter of Dean and Donna Tucker of Blountsville and the granddaughter of Frances Tucker of Arab and the late Charles Tucker. Her maternal grandparents are Walker and Merle […]