Golden wedding anniversary



Don and Cecelia Plasman Wallace (Mr. and Mrs. Claus) of Nectar will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, April 15, at 3 p.m. They will re-affirm their vows at Nectar United Methodist Church, where they are members, and a reception, hosted by their children, will follow. Mr. and Mrs. Wallace grew up in the Ensley area, where they attended high […]

LORI ELIZABETH VICKERY,



Oneonta, a student at Susan Moore High School, has been named an All-American Scholar-At-Large Award Winner. She will appear in the official yearbook published nationally. Criteria for winners is based on grade point average, student achievements, and a well-balanced schedule of academics and extracurricular activities. Lori is the daughter of Todd and Tracey Vickery of Attalla, and granddaughter of Don […]

Sunday at B-B-Q cookoff…

‘The Singing Commodores’ to highlight gospel singing

“The Singing Commodores,” perhaps Blount County’s best known gospel singing group for over 30 years, will headline the gospel singing at the first annual Alabama B-B-Q Cookoff, scheduled for next week. The singing will be the Sunday culmination of the three-and-a half day event that may become an annual celebration. It will be held at the Agri-Business Center in Oneonta. […]

GRAYSON ANDREW JONES



was born March 28, 2012, weighing 8 lbs., 15.4 oz, and measuring 20.75 inches. He is the son of Chad and Lauren Jones of Baton Rouge, La. Grandparents are Don and Martha Jones, Blountsville, and Phil and Vickie Blanchard of Baton Rouge. His great-grandmothers are Ethelene Jones of Blountsville and Blanche Jarreau of Baton Rouge. Also proud to welcome Grayson […]

EMMIE WILLIAMS



of Blountsville will turn 13 years old on April 13, 2012. Emmie’s mom is Betty Davis of Blountsville and grandparents are Betty Davis and the late Aubrey Davis of Blountsville. Wishing you a happy 13th birthday! Love, Mom

Church Briefs



FRIENDSHIP BAPTIST ASSOCIATION will hold a Vacation Bible School clinic on Tuesday, April 17, at Locust Fork Baptist Church. The worship rally will begin at 6:25 p.m. and age-level conferences will be from 6:45 p.m. until 8:15 p.m. Preschool nursery will be provided. Conferences will be taught for Amazing Wonders and SpaceQuest. Contact the association at 274-2879 with questions. CROSS […]

Pack 53 picks up



Happiest conclusion ever to ‘The Star-Spangled Banner?’



2012-04-11 E-Edition


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