Sherrod family outraged at zebra shooting

After two of their zebras were shot on their farm in Rosa on county road 33, Cindy Sherrod said she was fearful it would affect how the entire farm operated, but she now has renewed hope in humanity after an outpouring of support on social media. “They are outraged like we are,” she said. “People have been sending us pictures […]

2014: a lackluster year?

For the past year it has appeared that this year’s election was going to be less than exciting. Now that the dust has settled it looks like that will pretty much be the case. This lackluster year has been created by the fact that incumbents hold all five of the top constitutional offices and all five, especially the governor, are […]

Weather make-up options and technology initiative discussed

During last month’s Oneonta City Board of Education meeting, Supt. Scott Coefield updated the board concerning the amount of school days missed in connection with weather-related events. According to Coefield, Oneonta schools have missed seven days total – six for snow and one for the championship football game. However, the school will not have to make up those school days […]

Photo of Civil War-era locomotive on display

Lady Redskins repeat as 4A champions

The Oneonta Lady Redskins blew through Charles Henderson in the semifinals before running into a tough Calera team in the finals last week. Oneonta rolled to a 24-point victory over Charles Henderson but were forced to come from behind the in the title game against the Eagles. Oneonta and Calera had played twice during the regular season with the topranked […]

Redskins remain hot

The Oneonta Redskins continue to roll in the early stages of the regular season. Oneonta picked up a pair of wins over bigger schools Saturday and now stands at 10-0 on the year. Friday, Feb. 28 at Southeastern 5, Appalachian 4 (8 innings) The Mustangs got a two-out RBI double in the seventh from Blake McCombs to send the game […]


SOUTHEASTERN BOOSTER CLUB will host a Sunday dinner March 9, from noon until 2 p.m. at Southeastern School in the lunchroom. Plates will be $6 and to-go plates will be $7. Proceeds benefit the athletic program at the school. HOME BUILDERS SCHOLARSHIP Students who plan to attend a two-year or four-year school to pursue a construction-related degree are invited to […]

The promise

The promise Background Scripture: Mark 10:46-52. Devotional Reading: Psalms 89:3-14; Isaiah 9:1-7; Matthew 1:18—2:6; Mark 12:35-37; Luke 1:25. Question: What Biblical name is mentioned most frequently in the Bible? It is not Abraham, Moses, Joshua, nor even Jesus – whose name is found only in the New Testament. Appearing almost 800 times in both testaments is the name of “David” […]


Blountsville, died Feb. 26, 2014, at Riverview Regional Hospital, Gadsden. He worked for Lehigh Portland Cement for 20 years and retired from ABC Coke, and was a member of Rock Springs Methodist Church. Predeceasing him were parents Hugh and Vada Hipp Alldredge, wife Ruth Mount Alldredge, infant daughter Julia Carlene Alldredge, and grandson John Wesley Lemons. Surviving are wife Mary […]


Cleveland, died Feb. 24, 2014, at the residence. He owned and operated Baty Radio and TV for over 30 years. Parents William McKenzie and Eurie Cornelius Baty predeceased him as did wife Nila June Price Baty and brothers Glenn Baty and Wallace Baty. Surviving are sons Martin Baty and Lynn Baty; daughter Nan ( Tony) Fallin, all of Cleveland; grandchildren […]

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