Hayden to host Blount County Tournament

Hayden will host the Blount County Softball Tournament this week. The tournament will be held at the newly renovated softball field at the town park. Hayden will be looking to continue the success they had last week. The Lady Wildcats JV team won the county tournament, handling Locust Fork 12-1 in the final Saturday. This week’s varsity tournament has already […]

Ogles signs with Snead State

Susan Moore pitcher Chelcie Ogles signed a softball scholarship with Snead State Community College in Boaz. The senior has helped to lead the Lady Bulldogs to a 16-6 record this year, one year after Susan Moore qualified for the South-Central Regional Tournament at Troy. As a junior, Ogles was the winning pitcher against Glencoe in backto back games for the […]


FORE FRIENDS OF THE ARC A golf tournament benefiting the ARC of Jefferson County will be held Friday, May 2, at Limestone Springs. Registration is at 9:30 a.m. with a 10 a.m. shotgun start. The tournament format is a four-man scramble and the cost is $150 per golfer and $600 per team. Corporate sponsorships are available for $350 and a […]

Leard graduates

Air National Guard Airman Christopher D. Leard graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. He completed an eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, basic warfare, and earned credit toward an associate degree in applied science through the Community Colege of the Air Force. Leard is the son of Lauranne and […]

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Jeffery D. Brown of Oneonta announces the engagement and coming marriage of his daughter Tiffany Nicole Brown, to Matthew Craig Butler, son of Craig and Tina Butler of Albertville. The bride-elect is the daughter of the late Shirley Brown, granddaughter of Dee and Helen Brown and Joe and Bonnie Strong, all of Oneonta. She is a 2005 graduate of Susan […]

90th Birthday

Happy Birthday, Granny!

Maxine Lusher celebrates her 90th birthday. She has been blessed with four children, 10 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and eight great-great-grandchildren.

50th Anniversary

Tommy and Ruby Weaver of Oneonta were honored by their children and grandchildren with a surprise 50th anniversary celebration on Dec. 28, 2013, at Park Avenue Baptist Church’s Zbinden Life Center. The couple met on a blind date in January 1961 and were married at Ebenezer Methodist Church in Snead by Tolon Whitten on Dec. 28, 1963. Ruby is the […]


died April 5, 2014, at St Vincent’s East Hospital, Birmingham. Predeceasing her were parents Jasper L. and Eva Tidwell Jordan, husband Henry C. Bellew, daughter Connett Gardner, and grandson Ricky Eastridge. Surviving are daughters Gennett Love, Leeds, Faye (Ralph) Eastridge, Jacksonville, Fla.; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; sister Evelyn Sparks, Panama City, Fla. Services were held at 3 p.m. […]


Birmingham, died April 4, 2014, at the residence. He was a self-employed mechanic most of his life. Parents Ruben and Bernice Lindley Bibby predeceased him. Surviving are wife Judy Bibby; son Juttson Tribble, Birmingham; daughters Carissa (Greg) Neal, Locust Fork, Elizabeth Tribble, Birmingham; grandchildren Angela Tribble, Cody Neal, Tyler Tribble, Chelsea Tribble; great-grandchildren Anna Reyna, Juan Reyna, Maritza Manriquez, Cesar […]

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