ADDISON CLAIRE GOBLE weighed 8 pounds 2 ounces and measured 20.5 inches when she was born Nov. 18, 2010, at St. Vincent’s Birmingham. She is the daughter of Jim and Crystal Head Goble of Village Springs Cove, Springville. She is the granddaughter of Shorty and Cynthia Head and Randy and Charlotte Goble and the greatgranddaughter of Audrey Goble, all of […]


ETHAN DAVID HAWKINS was born Oct. 30, 2010, to Jerren and Staci Hawkins of Gardendale. When he arrived at Brookwood Medical Center, Birmingham, he weighed 7 pounds 13 ounces and measured 20.25 inches. He is the grandson of Danny and Lib Moore of Tarrant and Jerry and Karen Peppers Hawkins of Oneonta. He’s also welcomed by aunt and uncle Candy […]


CARSYN REESE CORNELIUS was born Oct. 14, 2010, at St. Vincent’s, Birmingham, weighing 6 pounds 11 ounces and measuring 20 inches. Carsyn is the daughter of Matthew and Brooke Cornelius of Oneonta. Grandparents are Gary and Debbie McGill of Susan Moore, Bart and Bobbie Cornelius of Oneonta, and Wanda Eakes of Cleveland. Greatgrandparents are Virgil and Ruth Henry of Cullman, […]

Daddy’s home

When MSGT Andy Hallman was deployed to Afghanistan Feb. 26, he was reconciled to not being present for the birth of his first child, due March 2. Hallman is an 18-year Marine with the 3rd LADD Bravo Battery from Pendleton, Calif. As God has done many times before, He intervened in the life of this Marine: He opened a door […]


Michael and Freda Lee of Warrior announce the engagement of their daughter, Danica Mache’, to Steven Chase Tankersley, son of Steve and Renita Tankersley of Hanceville. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Bernadine Melvin and the late Harles Melvin of Pinson and Milton and Jean Lee of Warrior. A student at Athens State University, Miss Lee is a graduate of […]


Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Thomas of Oneonta announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Hannah Michelle, to Ashley Brian Chapman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas L. Chapman of Altoona. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Fred Allcorn of Oneonta and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Thomas of Snead. A 2007 graduate of Oneonta High School […]

Deckers mark 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Decker celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 11. A celebration with family and friends was held Nov. 14 at Snead United Methodist Church family life center. Bobby Decker and Joyce Dodd were married in Blount County. They have lived most of their married years in Snead, rearing their children there. The couple has two children: Terry […]


a resident of Golden Living Center, Oneonta (Room 512B), celebrated her 72nd birthday Tuesday, Dec. 7. Her sister Ann Thompson of Birmingham is among those who sent her warm birthday wishes.


The weather is cold but the season is heating up

Tuesday, Nov. 30 at Appalachian Girls Cleveland 63, Appalachian 37 The visiting Lady Eagles built a 35-14 halftime lead en route to the 26-point victory. Appalachian (0-1) got 10 points each from Jessica Alexander and Krista Metzler. Cleveland (1-5) was led by Ashley Harris with 17 points and Jessica Holder with 16. Rachel Taylor chipped in 11 and Brittney Green […]


Six games this Saturday at Cleveland

Cleveland High School will again be the host site for the annual Coaches vs. Cancer fundraiser this Saturday. Several ranked teams will be take part in this year’s event, including a battle of ranked girls teams at 2 p.m. The first game of the day will feature the Locust Fork girls taking on Vinemont at 11 a.m. followed by the […]