LAWRENCE ERIN BELLEW, 54,



Oneonta, died March 20, 2014, at Lakeshore Rehab, Birmingham. A steel layout fitter for more than 30 years, he was predeceased by father Alton Lee Bellew and brothers Wallace Bellew and Eddie Bellew. Surviving are wife Gloria Bellew; son Marcus Bellew; daughter Grace Bellew; mother Mildred Bellew; brothers Freddie (Carolyn) Bellew, Roy (Brenda) Bellew, Harold ( Tina) Bellew, Don (Becky) […]

GAIL BEATRICE ATKINSON, 79,



Birmingham, died March 18, 2014, at St. Vincent’s East Hospital, Birmingham. She worked several years with South Central Bell, enjoyed bowling, antique auctions, and the antique store where she and her husband refinished furniture. Parents Homer D. and Lallage Burnette Cardwell predeceased her as did husband James Matthew Atkinson Sr., son James Matthew Atkinson Jr., and brother Edsel Cardwell. Surviving […]

ChurchBriefs



BE A COMMUNITY CHANGER There will be a local youth mission trip, July 9-12. Churches interested in participating should contact Michele Thompson at 359-2951 or Jeremy Thompson at 456-0897. PINE GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have revival services Monday, March 31, through Wednesday, April 2, at 7 o’clock. Chad Albright is evangelist, Randy Hale, pastor. REMLAP METHODIST CHURCH CEMETERY will […]

Elliott finalist for player of the year



Oneonta’s Destiney Elliott has been named a finalist for 4A Player of the Year by the Alabama Sports Writers Association (ASWA) for the second year in a row. The 5’11 senior averaged 17.7 points and 11.9 rebounds per game in leading the Lady Redskins to a 33-6 record and the school’s second straight state title. She was the MVP of […]

SPORTSBRIEFS



BLOUNTSVILLE YOUTH CHEERLEADER REGISTRATION will continue through April 4 at the BlountsvilleTown Hall. Registration is for girls in kindergartenthrough sixth grade and the cost is $50 plus uniform.Fundraisers will be held to offset uniform costs.Registration will be taken Monday through Friday from8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information, call 429-2406. ONEONTA YOUTH CHEERLEADER REGISTRATIONwill continue through March 27 at […]

Zeanah wins state title



Max Zeanah, Oneonta, recently won the wrestling state championship title for the 6-and-under 40-lb weight class. He is the son of Brent and Valleri Zeanah, sister of Maddi Grace, and is in kindergarten at Oneonta Elementary School. Grandparents are the late Don and Anne Zeanah of Remlap, Brad Collins of Huntsville, and Connie and Rickey Hicks of Athens. He and […]

Area races starting to take shape



Spring Break this week means an off week for most high school baseball and softball teams. That doesn’t apply to several teams, however. Softball teams from Hayden, Oneonta, and Southeastern and the baseball team from Oneonta are on the gulf coast this week taking part in tournaments at Gulf Shores. This week is generally looked at as the halfway point […]

Dr. Bice visits Cleveland Elementary




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