Jamboree games this week

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL

Spring training wraps up this week for Blount County’s football teams and jamboree games are set. Actually, the first game has already been played as Oneonta hosted Arab last night at Gilbreath Stadium. Hayden High School will host the Blount County Spring Jamboree this Thursday and Friday with all teams in the Blount County school system participating. Thursday’s schedule has […]

Regional play ends season

HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL

Three Blount County teams – Hayden, Oneonta, and Susan Moore – qualified for the North-Central Regional Softball Tournament at Liberty Park in Vestavia but all three saw their seasons come to an end. To make it out of the regional tournament, teams needed to finish first or second to advance to the state tournament in Montgomery this week. The team […]

Wildcats end Redskin run

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL

The Oneonta Redskins managed just seven hits in two games last week against Guntersville and were swept out of the 4A semifinals by scores of 10-3 and 2- 1. The Wildcats earned the victories. Guntersville outhit Oneonta 17-7 and had five extra-base hits didn’t commit an error in the two games. Oneonta Oneonta ended the year with a record of […]

BLOUNT COUNTY COUNTY HOME BUILDER ASSOCIATION GOLF TOURNAMENT



will be Thursday, May 17, at Heritage Golf in Oneonta. Registration and lunch will begin at noon and the tournament will tee off at 1 p.m. The tournament features a four-man scramble format with prizes awarded for first- through third-place. Entry fee is $75 per player or $300 per team and hole sponsorships are available for $100 each. For more […]

THE BIBLE SPEAKS

Why wait?

Background Scripture: John 11:1-27. Devotional Reading: 1 Corinthians 150-58. I have long been interested in the subject of life after death. Until a year ago, I thought I had pretty well settled the question for myself. But then on February 7, 2011, my wife Valere died and in the weeks and months that followed I spent a considerable amount of […]

LUCIOUS TERRELL ADAMS JR.,



81, Pinson, died May 7, 2012, at Gadsden Regional Medical Center. Parents Lucious Sr., and Viola Adams predeceased him, as did 10 siblings. Mr. Adams proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force and retired from Baggett Transportation, where he was employed for 30 years. He was of the Pentecostal faith. Eddie Adams officiated the graveside service held at […]

VERLIE LATEN ADAMS,



77, Brooksville, died May 8, 2012, at the residence. Born in Alabama, she was daughter to James Authur and Bunie Claburn Laten Adams, both of whom preceded her in death. Mrs. Adams was wife to Donald Adams, whom she met on her first day of high school and married in 1953. Surviving besides her husband are son Randall (Faye) Adams, […]

BONNIE RUTH COZAD BEARDEN,



68, Remlap, died May 10, 2012, at Noland Health Care, Birmingham. She was widow of Marion Oliver “Mutt” Bearden. Parents Charles Arthur and Doris Marie Newman Cozad; brothers James and Chuck Smith; and sisters Gracie Fetchen and Mary Cozad also predeceased her. She retired from the Bottenfield School in Adamsville where she worked as a bus driver and lunchroom attendant. […]

KIMELY SHARE WILLIAMS GRIGSBY,



40, Arab, died May 4, 2012, at St. Vincent’s Blount. She was daughter of Rita Alene Ryan, Arab, and the late Bobby Ray Miller. Surviving are sons Santana Nelson, Trussville, Tyler Osborne, Oneonta; daughter Courtney (Bobby) Johnson, Arab; grandsons Nicholas Johnson and Gabriel Nelson; brothers Kenny (Carol) Williams, Lee Cassidy, Steven Atilano, all of Crossville, Tenn.; sisters Maria (Michael) Box, […]

CANDACE NICOLE GUAJARDO,



18, Blountsville, died May 8, 2012. She was a member of the 2012 senior class at Susan Moore High School. She was predeceased by grandmother Ruby Sanders and uncle Andy Guajardo. Surviving are parents James and Celeste Handley, Blountsville, Anjelito and Jeannie Guajardo, Oneonta; siblings Candida Guajardo (C.J. Yancey), Brooksville, Candra Guajardo, Oneonta, Brandon and April Handley, Arab, Dusty Payne, […]


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