Governor Bentley takes tour of county

Susan Moore season ends in state tournament

The Susan Moore Lady Bulldogs gave it all they had but couldn’t find a win in the state softball tournament at Lagoon Park in Montgomery last week. Susan Moore got one of the toughest draws with No. 2 Pisgah in the first game and then faced a Northside team playing its best softball of the year. Pisgah went on to […]


ONEONTA YOUTH FOOTBALL REGISTRATION will be Saturday, May 24,from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Depot atOneonta Rec Park. Registration fee is$100 per player and parents are askedto bring a birth certificate for theirchild. For more information, phone625-3534. SIXTH ANNUAL DRIVE OUTBREAST CANCER GOLF TOURNAMENT will be Thursday, June 5, atLimestone Springs. There will be fourhole-in-one packages (top prize […]

Blount County well represented in All Star Football Game

Locust Fork head coach Chris Musso will be joined by three Oneonta players on the North team for the Alabama Sports Week All Star Football Game this summer. The game is part of the Alabama All Star Sports Week competition which will be held in Montgomery, July 21-25. Selected to play in the game were Oneonta defensive lineman Blake Bean […]

Blount County 10-U Softball Champions


Langston, died May 15, 2014, at the residence. A native of Langston, he lived in Locust Fork for 40 years before moving back to his hometown. He retired after 38 years with Thomas Foundries, enjoyed Alabama football, watersports, and was a faithful member of Langston Methodist Church. Predeceasing him were parents John and Eva Pittman Cabaniss and brother Howard Oden. […]


Susan Moore, died May 12, 2014, at the residence. Mr. Cornelius served in the U.S. Army and was an avid hunter. Predeceasing him were father William Cornelius, mother and stepfather Sybil and C.J. Frachiseur, siblings Johnny Frachiseur and Anita Phillips. Surviving are wife Joann Price Cornelius; daughters Shannon ( Tim) Reeves, McCalla, Laura (Gerald) McCrory, Tuscaloosa, Christy Box, Albertville, Dean […]


Hayden, died May 15, 2014, at Decatur Morgan Hospital. Retired from J.C. Penney, he enjoyed yard sales, collecting, his dog “Buddy,” and the “Liars Club” meetings at Jack’s. Predeceasing him were parents Bonnie Golden and Naomie Lee Hardin Jones, wife Betty Jean Collins Jones, and sister Bonnie Sue Justice. Surviving are son Mike ( Tesse) Jones; grandchild Layla Jones. Ralph […]


died May 3, 2014. Mrs. Laster is predeceased by husband M.C. Laster, two infants, parents John and Nora Glasscock, brother H.L. “Roy” Laster, and sister Mary Ruth Medanich. Surviving are children Olivia (Robert) Bennett, James Laster; grandson Jose Bennett. A graveside service was held May 6 at Oakwood Memorial Gardens.


Gardendale, died May 11, 2014, at Magnolia Ridge Nursing Home. Predeceasing him were parents Louis Edward and Mamie Estelle Petrie Parker. Surviving are wife Rhonda Clark Parker; son Stephen (Renae) Parker, Trussville; grandchildren Joshua and Meagan Parker; three brothers and one sister; several nieces and nephews. A memorial service was held at 5 p.m. on May 16 at Lemley Funeral […]

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