Redskins falter late

For almost three quarters, Oneonta was the better team. However, for the third time in a year, Anniston was better down the stretch as the Bulldogs scored 20 fourth-quarter points to rally for a 34- 31 victory over visiting Oneonta to clinch the 4A Region 6 title. Anniston got a 45-yard touchdown pass from Spencer Howard to Troymaine Pope on […]


INAUGURAL WALLACE STATE LIONS GOLF CLASSIC AND BALL DROP will be Monday, Oct. 24, at T.P. Country Club (formerly Terri Pines) in Cullman. Registration for the four-man scramble tournament begins at 9 a.m. the day of the tournament, the ball drop is at 10:30, with the shotgun start at 11. Registration is $500 per team or $125 per player. Balls […]


BLOOD DRIVE Blount County Real Estate Network blood drive will be Thursday, Oct. 27, between 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Blount Realty Team Building, 997 Second Avenue East, Oneonta. All network members will be selling tickets for $1 each for a chance at winning an iPad with proceeds going to the Blount County American Red Cross. LIONS BREAKFAST […]

She’s a ‘real treasure’

Lucille Roddam joined the Blount County Quilters Guild in 1992 and has been a faithful member ever since, rarely missing a Tuesday at the Quilters Cottage. She always brings a fresh homemade cake baked that morning for potluck lunch. (Her recipe will be in the guild’s cookbook.) Lucille’s 90th birthday was celebrated at the guild last October (her birthday’s Oct. […]


Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lang of McClarty announce the engagement of their daughter, Chesley Malissia Lang, to Timothy Ray Easterling, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Easterling of Jacksonville, Fla. Chesley is the granddaughter of Herman and Sue Byram of Nectar and MacArthur Lang and the late Sandra Wallace Lang of McClarty. A graduate of Susan Moore High School, she […]


James King and Paul and Letha Hazelrig, all of Snead, announce the engagement of Mr. King’s daughter and the Hazelrigs’ granddaughter Brooklyn Nicolette King to Corey Wayne Preston, son of Timothy and Stephanie Preston of Susan Moore. The prospective groom is the grandson of Irene and David Kilpatrick of Susan Moore. The couple plan a wedding and honeymoon in Gatlinburg, […]


a student at Oneonta High School, will receive a Troy University scholarship. The Chancellor’s Award is a fulltuition scholarship, worth some $24,000 over four years. The student is daughter of David and Amy Crimm.

Oneonta Scouts excel, honored

Two members of Oneonta Boy Scout Troop 160 were recently elected leaders on the Greater Alabama Council’s Order of the Arrow (OA) Lodge executive committee. As vice chief of administration, Caleb Hood will be responsible for event registration and membership database activities. As vice chief of inductions, John Rogers will be responsible for related activities when new members join the […]

Boyd crowned Miss Covered Bridge 2012


has been selected as a member of the Huntingdon College Marching Scarlet and Grey. Letson, a freshman music major from Hayden, is a member of the drum-line section of the band. He is the son of Alice Copeland of Hayden and Mike Letson of Pinson. Organized in 2006, the Marching Scarlet and Grey is one of only a few marching […]

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