ALLISON CORNWELL 2008 graduate of Locust Fork High School, was inducted March 10 into Phi Theta Kappa honor society at Wallace State Community College. She has a GPA of 3.89 and has been accepted into the diagnostic imaging program (radiologic technology) at Wallace, which she will enter this fall. She is the daughter of Jerry and Vicki Cornwell and granddaughter […]


TRAJAN LANGDON MOORE, son of Jason and Whitney Moore of Oneonta, was born July 17, 2009, at 8:10 a.m. at Gadsden Regional Hospital. He weighed 5 pounds 14 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. His grandparents are Freida and Willie J. Newton of Oneonta, Michelle Gray of Attalla, Tammy Davis of Oneonta, and Bruce Still of Cullman. He is […]


JAY COSBY BULLARD was born Aug. 7, 2009, at Cullman Regional Medical Center. He weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces. His parents are Jason and Lee Bullard of Blountsville, and his grandparents are Tommy and Pat Head and Jerry and JoAnn Bullard. Great-grandmothers are Jemima Loggins and Betty Bullard.

25th Anniversary

Kenneth Edwards and Suzanne Vickery Edwards of Remlap will mark their 25th wedding anniversary Aug. 31, 2009. A celebration tea in the couple’s honor will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, at New Life Fellowship in Palmerdale. Relatives and friends are invited to join in the festivities. Family members remind guests there is no need […]

Swann – Erwin

Bert Jr. and Rhonda Swann of Hayden announce the engagement and coming marriage of their daughter, Judith Ree Swann, to Michael “Brian” Erwin, son of Anthony and Terry Wix of Cullman and the late Rick Erwin. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Edith Purcell of Empire, the late Clayburn Purcell, Deloris Swann of Hayden, and the late Bert Swann Sr. […]


Emily Anne Dickerson and Brandon Ryan Thompson were married May 20, 2009, in Oneonta. The bride is the daughter of Diane and Robert Steel of Oneonta and Tracy and Theresa Dickerson of Charlestown, W.V. She is the granddaughter of Sue Broom of Snead, J.C. Fox of Oneonta, Gail Arthur of Boaz, and Billy Dickerson of Albertville. The groom is the […]


Ashley Sheron Fowler and Gary Scott Thomas were married April 4, 2009, at 6 p.m. at Twin Oaks in Oneonta in a ceremony officiated by Tony Jones. A reception followed. The bride was given in marriage by her mother Anna Keaton Fowler of Oneonta. She is the daughter of the late Larry Wayne Fowler of Easley and the granddaughter of […]


Shorty and Cynthia Head of Blountsville anounce the engagement and coming marriage of their daughter, Crystal Head, to Jim Goble, son of Randy and Charlotte Goble of Blountsville. The bride-elect is a 1999 graduate of J.B. Pennington High School and is a kindergarten teacher at Blountsville Elementary School. The groom graduated from Pennington in 1997 and is a teacher and […]

Agribusiness center gears up for fair

Keith Hamby, newly appointed executive director of Blount County Agribusiness Center, and Vance Morton, board chairman, outlined plans for this year’s county fair. “It will be bigger and better than ever before,” Hamby said. Gates will open on Sept. 15. The fair will run through Sept. 19. In addition to rides, food vendors, and entertainment shows, the fair will host […]

Oneonta High alumni to have 1960s decade reunion

What began as an idea is now a reality. In February of this year, Celia Cheney Ellis sent to individual reunion organizers letters exploring interest in a decade-reunion of Oneonta High School classes 1960-1970. Representatives met at Limestone Lodge to discuss potential interest, feasibility, logistics, and possible dates and locations for such a large event. Although there was some apprehension […]