RAGSDALE FAMILY REUNION The family of Marion and Lou Ragsdale will gather at Park Avenue Baptist Church on Saturday, June 8, at 10 a.m. Bring a favorite covered dish for the luncheon, family photos, and stories. WOOD REUNION Family and friends of Fred and Rebecca (Graves) Wood are invited to the reunion to be held on Saturday, June 23, at […]

Golden Anniversary

Jimmy and Pat Wadsworth were married June 1, 1962, at Dewey Heights Baptist Church in Pinson, by Rev. Ira Tidwell. Mr. Wadsworth served as a bi-vocational minister in Blount County and surrounding counties for 56 years. He is retired from the Blount County Board of Education. Mrs. Wadsworth is retired from the Social Security Administration after more than 45 years […]


Jesika Kathleen Linn of Trafford and Randy Joe Cater of Hayden announce their coming marriage on Saturday, June 2, 2012, at 4 p.m., at Locust Fork Baptist Church. The bride-elect is the daughter of the late Richard and Kim Linn, and granddaughter of Carl P. Hoffman Jr., and the late Martha Hoffman, and Richard and Catherine Linn. She is attending […]

Five generations gather

Five-month-old Maddox Dorn, pictured with Landon Dorn, Fayetteville, Tenn., Karen Seals, Fayetteville, Tenn., Maxxine Lusher, Cleveland, and Carolyn Gurley, Blountsville.

Church Briefs

ANTIOCH MINISTRIES is conducting a “Right Now Revival” through June 1 at 7 p.m. each evening. Michael Richardson is pastor, special guest speaker will be Michael Vergess. The church is located at 1910 Marsh St. in Oneonta. Phone (256) 490-7521 for van service. NEW EMMAUS BAPTIST CHURCH will have homecoming Sunday, June 3. The young peoples choir will perform. The […]

Music, food and fun expected at June Fling

Vendors from as far away as Mobile and Clanton are scheduled to attend the June Fling on June 2. The fling will be from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Main Street in downtown Oneonta and will have something interesting for all ages. Arts and crafts vendors are in great supply this year. Booths will be set up for handmade […]

Quilters Guild awards four $1,000 scholarships

(Clockwise, from top left) Josh Wood, Shelby Owens, Jake Wall, and Rosalee Aderhold were the four winners among 39 entrants in the Quilters Guild essay contest this year, shown with Karen Thrasher of the Guild, who presented the $1,000 scholarships. Entries were submitted by students from all high schools in the county. Entrants were asked to write an essay on […]

Girl Scout Day Camp

Blount County Girl Scout Day Camp this year will celebrate Girl Scouting’s 100th anniversary. Dubbed “Juliette’s Jamboree” in honor of Girl Scouting’s founder, Juliette Lowe, the exciting adventure will begin Tuesday, June 18, at beautiful Palisades Park near Oneonta and conclude there with Family Day that Friday the 22nd. Girls entering first grade through eighth next fall are eligible to […]

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