Schedule filled with holiday tournaments

Monday, Dec. 21 Fort Payne Christmas Tournament Girls Susan Moore 66, Pell City 37 The Lady Bulldogs buried the 6A Lady Panthers over the first eight minutes, jumping out to a 26-12 lead. The margin grew in the second quarter after Susan Moore reeled off a 12-2 advantage in the quarter to lead 38-18 at the half. Pell City (2-11) […]

2009 Oneonta Holiday Classic

2009 Varsity Girls Christmas Classic

Girls Youth Basketball Schedule

Thursday, Dec. 31 No games scheduled. Friday, Jan. 1 No games scheduled. Saturday, Jan. 2 Second and Third Grade – 9 a.m. – Cleveland vs Appalachian White; 9:45 a.m. – Locust Fork vs Cleveland; 10:30 a.m. – Appalachian Blue vs Oneonta. Fourth Grade – 11:15 a.m. – Appalachian vs Hayden; 12 noon – Cleveland vs Oneonta. Monday, Dec. 4 Tournament […]


APPALACHIAN BOYS YOUTH BASKETBALL REGISTRATION has begun for players in grades two through eight. For more information, phone 625-3910. The season will begin in February. ONEONTA BOYS YOUTH BASKETBALL REGISTRATION will continue through the end of January. Players can register each day Monday through Thursday from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Oneonta Rec Center. For more information, phone […]

FOP gives to Hope House

In what has become a yuletide tradition, the Blount County Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) has made a donation to Hope House for the holidays. Bud Jones (center), director of Hope House, accepts the $500 donation from FOP president Bill Newman (second from left). Also representing the FOP, from left to right are Oneonta assistant chief Judy Underwood, Blount County […]


MELISSA ANN COLEMAN made the dean’s list for the 2009 fall semester at The University of Alabama. A nursing major, she graduated from Oneonta High School in 2008. Her parents are Ann R. Williamson and the late Michael Ray Coleman. STEVEN DORNING and JESSEE HALL were winners of the Fifth Estate publishing company book contest. Dorning resides in Blountsville, and […]


TAYLOR W. SISK, an Air National Guard Airman 1st Class, has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. He completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an […]


If there appears to be a disagreement among family members about information to appear in an obituary, The Blount Countian reserves the right to decline to publish any of it. The newspaper takes pride in not charging for publishing obituaries except for those of persons without direct connection to this county, and those requested to be published as submitted but […]


BLOUNT COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER INC. will have a membership meeting Tuesday, Jan. 12, at 6 p.m. at the Carl Coleman Center, 4141 Hwy 13, Locust Fork. Members are encouraged to attend. FREE FORECLOSURE PREVENTION WORKSHOP will be held Thursday, Jan. 14, at 6 p.m. at Lester Memorial United Methodist Church fellowship hall, 108 3rd Avenue East, Oneonta. The workshop is […]