Four generations


WALLACE STATE Community College, Hanceville, announces names of students named to honor rolls for summer semester. To make the President’s List the student must maintain a 4.0 gradepoint average while taking a course load of at least 12 hours. Placement on the Dean’s List requires a 3.5 gpa. Altoona: Leslei Pruett; Blountsville: Angela Beasley, Michael Green, Rachel Jones, Charles Smith, […]


who has overseen cosmetology practices in Blount among other counties, has been named a director of the National Interstate Council of State Boards of Cosmetology. Smith, head of the cosmetology department at Wallace State Community College, Hanceville, is now responsible for overseeing 16 states, including Alabama. She’s charged with ensuring her cosmetology state boards are promoting the protection of health, […]


Law and lawgiver

Background Scripture:Proverbs 28:1-29:27.Devotional Reading:Deuteronomy 1:9-17. The Book of Proverbs is about not only the acquisition of wisdom, but the use of it in maintaining and growing in our relationship with God. So our aim is not simply to gain wisdom, but with it to walk as closely with God as we can. In Proverbs there is an emphasis upon living […]


54, Pine Mountain resident employed in elevator construction, died Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011, at Brookwood Medical Center, Birmingham. Mr. Crow was son of Alene Kilpatrick Crow of Remlap and the late Earcy Millard Crow and husband of Christy Lewis Crow. He was a member of Pine Mountain Community Church and Union Local #24 and served in the National Guard. His […]


93, Blountsville, died Friday, Sept. 9, 2011. Graveside services will be held Saturday, Oct. 1, at 2 p.m. at Garden City Cemetery. Vernon Alvis will officiate. Mrs. Dempsey was born Feb. 27, 1918, in Blount County to Andrew Byrd and Roxie Webb Tankersley. She was wife of Edmond Dempsey of Garden City. They were farmers in their early marriage and […]


87, died Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011, at the Walnut Grove residence. Mr. McCrimmon was born in Georgia to Clarence and Vera Mitchell McCrimmon. Predeceased by his parents, he is survived by daughter Connie (Roy) Martin, Walnut Grove; grandchildren Mike Waller, Texas, Ben (Gail) Waller, Walnut Grove, Stephanie and Sidney Jones, California, and Barb Luke, Iowa; and six great-grandchildren. Snead Funeral […]


58, Walnut Grove, died Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011, at Shepherd’s Cove Hospice. Mr. Roberts, a firefighter for the Walnut Grove department, was predeceased by parents Grady Jr. and Annie Ray Young Roberts and sister Karen Denise Roberts. Surviving are children Donnie Wayne Roberts Jr., Tammy Renee Roberts, Lisa Martin, and Deon Hill; sisters Christy (Scott) Armbrester, Elaine Campbell, and Lynn […]


92, Oneonta, died Monday, Sept. 19, 2011, at Jacobs House in Hayden. Mrs. Savage was daughter of the late Joseph Dempsey and Sarah Ella Shaddix Gargus and widow of J.R. Savage, who died in 1977. She was a member of Antioch Methodist Church on Straight Mountain and a former salesperson at the old Betty Don Dress Shop in Oneonta. She […]


94, Oneonta, died Friday, Sept. 23, 2011, at Altoona Nursing Home. Mrs. Woods was born Aug. 30, 1917, to Julius and Lena Smith Haynes. She was predeceased by parents; husbands Emmett Aniton, Herbert Penny Starks, and Cornelius Woods; brothers Clarence, Frank, Fred, Julius, Jr., infant Baby Boy Haynes; sister Katie Waites; and daughter Etta Ratchford. She was a member of […]

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