died March 15, 2014. Born in Blountsville, he graduated from The University of Alabama. He was a career salesman and founder and president of RIA Managment Services, the first mobile medical diagnostic company in the country. Predeceasing him were parents Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Self, sister Betty Kuykendall, brothers Arthur Ellis and Billy Frank Self, and son Michael Patrick Self. […]


Friday’s Crossing, died March 19, 2014, at St. Vincent’s Blount Hospital. She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church and attended Grace Baptist Church. Husband Aubrey P. Wood predeceased her, as did son Tommy Wood, parents Luther Thomas and Eulas Mae Thrasher, and nine siblings. Surviving are children Myra Pierce, Margaret Wood, Becky (Morris) Dyer, Frances Wood, all of Susan […]


Susan Moore, died March 12, 2014, at TLC Nursing Center. He was a member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church. Parents Arthur Lee and Lilly Tarvin Smith and wife Mary Jo Elrod Smith predeceased him. Surviving are children Robin Smith, George ( Twila) Smith, Portland, Ore., Scott (Angie) Smith, Pell City; stepchildren Martha Ann (Danny) Harvey, Minooka, Ill., Sue (David) Anderson, […]


Pine Mountain, died March 17, 2014, at St. Vincent’s East Hospital, Birmingham. Predeceasing him were father Jack Wear, stepfather Bobby Boatright, and sister Jackie Darlene McKay. Surviving are mother Billie Boatright, Remlap; sister Penny Schmid, Locust Fork; aunts Eula Mae Sandlin, Birmingham, Tiny Marie Cheek, Remlap; five nieces and nephews; 10 great-nieces-and-nephews; one greatgreat niece. William McInnish officiated the 2 […]

Homeschool 4-H Club diaper drive a success

Five generations plus

At the 90th birthday celebration of Wanda Smith, five generations plus one gathered for a family photo. Pictured back, left to right: Trip Holloway, 3, father Bo Holloway III, grandmother Teresa Williams. Front, great-grandmother Gail Bullard, great-great-grandmother Wanda Smith, and Mary Alldredge.

Hallman honored

Blount County farmer Wess Hallman, center, was honored recently by the members of the Alabama Farmers Federation for his service on the Federation’s State Meat Goat & Sheep Committee. Federation president Jimmy Parnell, left, and division director Nate Jaeger, made the presentation during the annual Commodity Producers Conference in Montgomery.


MEETINGS PICTURE MAKERS PHOTO CLUB will meet tomorrow, March 27, at 6:30 p.m. at the Cleveland Fire Hall. All skill levels and formats are invited. BLOUNT COUNTY REPUBLICANS will meet tomorrow, March 27, at 7 p.m. in the Frank Green Building. CULLMAN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER will have an Adult Diabetes Support Group meeting tomorrow, March 27, from 6 p.m. until […]

Many honored at chamber banquet

Barry Marsh introduces his mother, Shirley Marsh, after she was named the Charles Carr Volunteer of the Year during the Blount County-Oneonta Chamber of Commerce Banquet last Tuesday night. The event boasted the most number of seats ever sold with 408. Others awarded included Max Armstrong as the Pat Bellew Citizen of the Year, the Blount County Education Foundation as […]

Citizens present alcohol petition to council

Blountsville may be joining Oneonta in voting on an alcohol referendum on June 3. According to town clerk Alethea Bailey, the council was presented with a petition during last week’s meeting asking to have a vote to legalize alcohol sales in the Blountsville town limits. Bailey says the petition was sent to the Board of Registrars for the certification of […]

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