Season hits halfway point

Monday, March 15 Baseball at Blountsville J.B. Pennington 9-11, Appalachian 2-0 The good news for the visiting Eagles in the doubleheader was that the two teams combined for 27 hits. The bad news was that 24 of those hits were pounded out by the host Tigers. In game one, Pennington (3-4) three hits each from Stephen Moore (3 for 3, […]


SUSAN MOORE TOUCHDOWN CLUB BASS TOURNAMENT will be Saturday, April 3, from safe light to 3 p.m. at Lake Guntersville State Park. Entry fee is $100 per two-man boat. Early registration must be postmarked by March 27 and registration the day of the tournament will begin at 4 a.m. The tournament will pay out 15 percent for first place and10 […]

ALFA awards Hargett as March Teacher of the Month

Lisa Hargett vividly remembers when her dream of becoming a nurse was swiftly replaced by a new passion – to inspire young minds. When Hargett got a chance to observe students in an early-childhood-development undergraduate class, she realized the classroom was where she belonged. “I fell in love with teaching,” Hargett said, smiling warmly at the thought of her decision. […]

If it’s reading, it’s fun

The lives of young children have for years been enriched and made more fun by Oneonta Public Library’s free summer reading program, open to preschoolers through sixth-graders. Each youngster who registers for the program receives a gift book and is enticed to explore the wonders of reading. Each weekly activity carries out a theme, which for this year is “Make […]

95th Birthday

SIS. GERSTEL JOHNSON will be honored with a 95th birthday celebration hosted by her family March 28 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at High Rock FCM Church fellowship hall. All friends and family are invited to attend. The family says, “No gifts please. Your presence will be a blessing to her.”


BRADEN CHASE STEPHENSON was a year old Oct. 12, 2009. He is the son of Bret and Pamela Stephenson of Altoona and the grandson of Susan Stephenson of Springville, Randall Stephenson of Springville, and Lamar and Jeanette Blackwell of Altoona. Greatgrandparents are John and Evelyn Helms of Altoona, Gwendolyn Hodges of Springville, the late Melbourne Hodges of Snead, and the […]


SOPHIA BELLE LOGAN celebrated her second birthday Jan. 3, 2010. Sophia is the daughter of Derrick and Maxine Logan of Trussville. Proud grandparents are Jimmy and Susie Nash of Oneonta, Delma Sandlin of Cullman, and Bonnie Logan of Oneonta. Big brother is Truman Logan.


BRODY LEE THOMAS celebrated his first birthday Feb. 27, 2010, with a Mickey Mouse party attended by friends and relatives at his grandparents’ home in Hayden. Brody is the son of Bobby and Jourdan Thomas of Cleveland and the grandson of Jerry and Cheryl Wynn of Cleveland and Bob and Edna Thomas of Hayden. Greatgrandparents are Mary Able of Horton, […]

96th Birthday

CORINE H.WAID was born April 5, 1914, and is believed to be the oldest living resident of Village Springs. Although she will celebrate her 96th birthday April 5, she still lives alone and remains independent. She and her deceased husband, Arthur B. Waid, were parents of two sons, Artis Waid of Village Springs and Bobby (Gwen) Waid of Sumiton, and […]

How do we look?

Eula Flowers (from left), Glenda Reed, and Linda Tidwell are dressed from head to toe in glitter, feathers, high-falutin’ chapeaux, and other fab finery befitting ladies attending a real “hen” party. They were attending the recent Red Hat Association’s annual party banquet at The Club in Birmingham, where the three enjoyed lunch, entertainment and modeling in the group’s fashion show. […]